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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The first modern car from Lister in the last 25 years

Lister Motor Company has officially unveiled their latest model, named Lister Thunder in London at the Historic Motorsport International event in mid-February.

Well, the Cambridge-based company that founded 65 years ago by Brian Lister has a long history of competition with Jaguar. In 2000, the Lister Storm model powered by a Jaguar V-12 engine won the FIA ​​GT World Championship at that time.
Lister Thunder has made its public debut at Historic Motorsport International, an attraction within the London Classic Car Show. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2vewPQm)
As quoted from Carbuzz, that Lister Thunder is the first modern car launched in the last 25 years by the company since 1993, when they produced the Lister Strom taken base from Jaguar XJS.

These Lister Thunder is built by taken a base of the Jaguar F-Type and has very sporty body-shaped with the optional front and rear bumpers to custom-made hoods by using carbon materials.
Front view of 2018 Lister Thunder. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2vcCB4Z)
And from behind the hood of Lister Thunder installed a supercharged V8 engine with a capacity of 5.0-L which can generate the power up to 675 hp. Furthermore, the British car maker stated that the Thunder has a top speed of up to 334 km/hour. While acceleration from 0-100 km/h only takes 6.8 seconds.
Left side view of 2018 Lister Thunder. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2vcCB4Z)
In addition to the engine sector, the Lister Thunder also features customizable racing dampers, large 22-inch wheels, special brake calipers, and lightweight exhaust systems that save 10kg more.

In the front, the car looks has green accented grille and stunning rear spoiler. In addition, the carbon fiber of the front bumper of the car is equipped with a long splitter which gives a more fierce impression.
Rear three quarter view of 2018 Lister Thunder. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2vcCB4Z)
The interior is neatly wrapped using Nappa leather for seats, dashboards, roof lining and door panels. Lister said that only 99 units will be produced and will be marketed starting at the price of $200,000 or Rp.2.68 billion.
Strangely, out of 99 Lister Thunder owners, none of the cars were produced exactly the same as each other. Because, to have one unit of Lister Thunder, the costumer must be doing regular contact with the manufacturer to determine the car's specification to be ordered to fit a price that has been agreed previously.

This is the reason why the car produced will be different from each other. Are you interested in having it? *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARBUZZ | MOTORING RESEARCH | MYAUTOWORLD]
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