Engineering Firm Teases New Sports Car

TWR Returns with New Sports Car

TWR, the motor racing and engineering organization •originally established• by Tom Walkinshaw, is making a comeback as a boutique automaker. The •once eminent• squad is reviving its resources to build cars for the most discerning buyers.

The company has unveiled a new teaser of a forthcoming model, giving us a glimpse of a sports car (or supercar) with curvaceous rear haunches and a blunt rear fascia. At the head of the revived engineering firm is Fergus Walkinshaw, son of Tom Walkinshaw, the original company’s founder. With a team of highly trained technicians, TWR is striving to become a leader in the production of performance cars that “aim to push the envelope of performance engineering.”

Not much has been divulged regarding the upcoming model. That said, it is expected to be geared towards car enthusiasts and passionate drivers. TWR, the company behind the project, has declared its intention to “preserve and perfect the analog driving experience” by utilizing the latest materials and intelligent design.

Details regarding the next TWR custom automobile will be revealed over the coming few months.

“At TWR, our objective is to construct some truly remarkable and inventive vehicles, not limited by the regulations and aesthetic expectations of OEMs,” declared Fergus Walkinshaw, the founder of TWR. “We are committed to creating a product that is both stylish and practical.”

“The Walkinshaw family have a long-standing history of high-performance engineering, and even after the original TWR shut down, I have been determined to find a way to keep the family legacy alive. Now, with this new version of TWR, we can both commemorate the past of the original TWR and at the same time strive to take our projects to the next level,” he said.

Established all the way back in 1975, TWR began modifying BMW 3.0 CSLs however it wasn’t too long before they were contracted by Mazda and Rover to develop motorsports vehicles. Thanks to the company’s creations, the RX-7 was the winner of the British Touring Car Championship in both 1980 and 1981, and, further cementing their greatness, TWR prepared the Range Rover that won the Paris-Dakar rally in 1981.

TWR eventually manufactured the Jaguar XJS and the Rover 3500 Vitesse as touring vehicles intended for European and British motor racing championships.

TWR and Jaguar joined forces to construct the awe-inspiring XJ220 and XJR-15 supercars under the terms of their joint venture together – Jaguar Sport. Grammar has been corrected.

Several noteworthy vehicle manufacturers chose to enlist TWR’s expertise. Of those, Aston Martin had a special relationship and resorted to TWR to create the progenitor of the current DB12: the Aston Martin DB7. The firm also co-engineered the founding Volvo C77 and even was instrumental in constructing the remarkable Renault Clio V6 – a mid-mounted hot hatch with the speed of a sports car.

The original Tom Walkinshaw Racing bid farewell in 2002, subsequent to obtaining the Arrows F1 squad in 1996. After a number of trying years, the crew was dissolved and TWR was inexorably obliged to cease operations. We are eager to observe what the firm is capable of doing now that it has re-emerged, especially if this indicant is something to go by.

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