All-new Lister Knobbly confirmed for production
Lister boss Lawrence Whittaker has published that the corporate will construct a brand new model of its vintage Lister Jaguar Knobbly sports activities automotive.
Whittaker launched a rendering of the brand new automotive, a contemporary reimagining of the 1958 racing gadget, on social media, including: “we will build it”. No technical main points had been launched, alternatively.
The symbol displays the brand new Knobbly will likely be a two-seater keeping up a mode with reference to the unique, entire with the unique headlights, a protracted bonnet and a low air consumption. Given the design, it sort of feels to retain the front-engined, rear-wheel-drive structure.
Lister started development continuation runs of the unique Knobbly in 2014, of a observe automotive and a roadgoing style. The latter introduced a number of two six-cylinder Jaguar engines: a Four.2-litre unit and a three.Eight-litre race-spec instance.
Brian Lister based his eponymous corporate to provide sports activities vehicles in 1954. In 1957, it advanced a gadget based totally round a three.Four-litre Jaguar D-Type with a brand new aerodynamic aluminimum frame. That automotive additionally shaped the root for a single-seater automotive, and so they was referred to as Lister Knobblys because of their sculpted bodywork.
The revived company, based totally in Cambridge, just lately launched the LFT-666 (in the past referred to as the Thunder), a 666bhp transforming of the Jaguar F-Type, and is lately operating on a 200mph transforming of the F-Pace SUV named the LFP.