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Ayrton Senna 1992 Honda NSX

getting a pristine condition early NSX with low mileage is as rare as hen’s teeth (well, may be not that rare, still…), let alone one owned by the late icon of Formula One racing, Aryton Senna. by itself, a 1992 Honda NSX is considered a gem in the motoring world and one being own by Aryton Senna just makes even more desirable, well… at least for motor racing enthusiasts, in particular, Formula One fans. the good news is, you will have a shot at owning this rare ride when it goes under the hammer at the Race Retro & Classic Car Sale auction organized by Silverstone Auctions, where it is expected to fetch between £75,000 and £85,000 (approximately US$124,300-141,000). Continue reading Ayrton Senna 1992 Honda NSX

Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna Superbike

the name Ayrton Senna is synonymous with Formula 1 Racing, but only keen fans of the late Formula 1 star and watchers of the Formula 1 race scene would know that this celebrated champion had a special affinity for Ducati bikes. marking the 20 years since the passing of the Brazilian Formula star, the Italian bike maker has unveiled another special edition 1199 Panigale, known as the Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna Superbike, for the Brazilian market. limited to just 161 units to coincide with the number of the Formula 1 Grand Prix raced by Senna, this limited edition two-wheeler features a color scheme chosen by the late F1 star during his visit to the Ducati factory, just weeks before the fateful day in 1994 at Imola. Continue reading Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna Superbike

Ayrton Senna’s 1991 McLaren turned into an art installation

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(image credit: Adam Jacob/Coys) 1991 McLaren MP4/6 – Ex Ayrton Senna Championship Winning Car S | €auction | www.coys.co.uk

most of us knows that Formula One cars are used for one season but do you know what happens to the used Formula One cars. well, what you see here is one example how old cars are being used. in this case, this 1991 McLaren MP4/6 – Ex Ayrton Senna Championship Winning Car S was taken apart and given to artist Jay Burridge by McLaren International sometime in 1991 to create a sculpture out of McLaren cars. the result? the car given was transformed into a life-size model kit that would certainly make any grown man weep with joy. Continue reading Ayrton Senna’s 1991 McLaren turned into an art installation

Senna – Limited Collectors Edition Blu-ray with F1 Lotus Model

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Senna – Limited Collectors Edition Blu-ray with 1:12 F1 Lotus Model | £274.99 | www.formula1.com

for everyone who loves Formula One, there’s a hero that lives in our heart and that hero is non other than motor-racing legend Ayrton Senna (1960 – 1994). though it has been 17-years since his tragic passing, Formula One fans can have a piece of this legend with this official documentary entitled SENNA on Blu-ray disc. it is the first ever official documentary feature about the legend’s life, made with the full cooperation of the Senna family and Formula One Management. Continue reading Senna – Limited Collectors Edition Blu-ray with F1 Lotus Model

Lotus Formula One concept car is wrapped in carbon fiber

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(credit: Sonny Lim)

do you know Sonny Lim? honestly, i don’t, but what i know that this guy has one hell of an imagination. paying tribute to Aryton Senna’s 1986 Lotus 98T, Sonny is not afraid to show the world his interpretation of the Team Lotus’s car for the Formula One 2011 season with the familiar colors of black and gold. instead of sponsor logos in bright colors, Sonny’s concept has them in matte tonal colors over the clear coated carbon fiber body. the top of the car is where the majority of the drag is, hence it is coated with matte finish to “improve laminar flow reducing turbulence and increasing aerodynamic efficiency.” seriously, we don’t care much about the drag coefficient technicalities. we just know it look wonderfully gorgeous. let’s face it, black isn’t for everyone which is perhaps why Sonny has conjured up a white ‘top’ version too. equally awesome. check out a few images after the break to judge for yourself. Lotus T 125 should really be dressed in this design. Continue reading Lotus Formula One concept car is wrapped in carbon fiber