The nostalgia of Lister manages to revive a race car


large enthusiasts of classic cars, we’ve always wondered… Why not make cars as well? Probably, the question is controversial. On the one hand, the classics, admire them for who they were and amaze by its influence that is marking the design up to our days. On the other hand, the fact be so scarce and its development Hand-Made for exquisite traditional companies, extol her a great commercial value.

The british manufacturer Lister, is willing to build a total of ten units of their renowned race car Knobbly belonging to the 1950s. The big surprise results when Lister announced that this model will be built to exactly the same canons with which they were originally built. That is to say, will be exactly the same car.


The well-known british company of cars Lister, has proposed the construction of a total of ten units of its exclusive model Knobbly; which dating back to 1950. All of them, will be perfectly regulated for its movement in the street. in Addition, Lister wants to emphasize in building this model, using exactly the same construction techniques and same materials as the original model.

The Knobbly, like that of 1950; the incorporation of a source engine Jaguar and hand-built by Crosthwaite & Gardinerand. As a good sports English, will be 6 cylinders in charge of moving the crankshaft. It will make a end power of 330 HP, stating a weight 787 Kg. In addition, you will have a tubular chassis and a body is built entirely in aluminum.


In terms of the interior. You will need to more than 500 hours to make and finish off the upholstery in leather. The model original was not created thinking of rolling through the streets; therefore, this Knobbly you will be introduced to the devices bright relevant; as well as, rearview mirrors, license plates, a redesigned dashboard lined in leather,… All intended to use on the street.

what are Their benefits? It is able to reach the 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.3 seconds and mark a top speed of 181 mph (about 300 Km/h). The price starts at 225.000 £ (about 265.500€ at the current exchange rate) for the version of 4.2-liter wet sump; while it will reach the 295.000 gbp (about 348.000€ to change) the version of the 3.8-liter dry sump.


Lister stated with regard to its iconic model “This is a very important step for us, making Lister the first to be able to provide our enthusiast customers the thrill of driving a race car historically significant in the streets. Our new Knobbly also paves the way for more models in the future.”

Source – Lister.