Cars Tagged - 1996

1996 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-spec wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-spec

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A Nissan GT-R is always special, but a V-spec model is that little bit extra special.

1996 Audi S8 wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Audi S8

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The first generation of the Audi A8 got the S badge treatment in 1996 to continue the naming convention of other S models.

1996 Porsche Boxster wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Porsche Boxster

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Grant Larson’s design, inspired by the 356 Cabriolet, Speedster, and 550 Spyder, stimulated a commercial turnaround for Porsche.

1996 Nissan Stagea wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Nissan Stagea

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The Stagea was available with a 2.0L single cam, a 2.5L twin cam n/a, a 2.5L twin cam turbo or 2.6L twin cam, twin turbo engine.

1996 Toyota Celica GT wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Toyota Celica GT

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The 1996 Celica for export market received the same front restyling as the Japanese models, although the tail lights were untouched.

1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula

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From 1993 to 1997, sole engine for the Formula and Trans Am was the 5.7 L LT1 V8, essentially identical to the LT1 in the C4 Corvette.

1996 Chevrolet Camaro SS wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Chevrolet Camaro SS

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1996 saw minor mechanical revisions for the Chevrolet Camaro as well as small power gains from the new OBD II-compliant engine controls.

1996 Mitsubishi Lancer GSR Evolution IV wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Mitsubishi Lancer GSR Evolution IV

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The Lancer platform was completely changed in 1996, and along with it, the Evolution.

1996 Lotus Elise wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Lotus Elise

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The design philosophy of Lotus is “Performance through light weight”, a philosophy first adopted by the founder of Lotus, Colin Chapman.

1996 Mitsubishi Galant wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Mitsubishi Galant

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The name was derived from the French word galant, meaning “chivalrous”.

1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

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Chevrolet released the Grand Sport (GS) version in 1996 to mark the end of production of the C4 Corvette.

1996 McLaren F1 LM wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 McLaren F1 LM

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Only five McLaren F1 LM cars were built in honour of the five McLaren F1 GTRs which finished the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans.

1996 Dodge Viper GTS wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Dodge Viper GTS

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The 1996 to 2002 Viper GTS had a 450 hp engine, which could complete the quarter mile 0.7 seconds faster and increased top speed by 22 mph or so.

1996 Dodge Viper RT10 Roadster wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Dodge Viper RT10 Roadster

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Second generation Viper models increased engine power, improved suspension, and reduced braking distances.

1996 BMW Z3 Roadster wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 BMW Z3 Roadster

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The BMW Z3 was the right type of car launched at the right time: from the start the distinctive BMW Z3 has been in pole position ahead of other roadsters.

1996 Lamborghini Diablo SV wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Lamborghini Diablo SV

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Featured a power bump over the Diablo VT with the removal of the all-wheel drive system reverting to a rear-wheel drive setup.

1996 Jaguar XK8 Coupe wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Jaguar XK8 Coupe

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When the XK8 was introduced in 1996, it set new standards in the luxury sports car market.

1996 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster wallpaper thumbnail.

1996 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster

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Lamborghini had presented an open-topped concept version of the VT (Viscous Traction) at the 1992 Geneva Auto Show.