Montreal-based concern will reveal new sports car October 30
Boutique racecar builder and component supplier Magnum Cars will unveil their first street legal, track day special on October 30th.
This marks the first company in Canada to build a bespoke streetable track car for international consumption.
No details we released regarding the new model.
Magnum Cars, based in Montreal, has a history in open wheel racing, having built a car for the late Gilles Villeneuve and provided services to Formula 1 teams during the Canadian round of the F1 championship.
Check out the teaser video below and make sure to check back on October 30th for the full monty.
Magnum MK5 – Racecar Performance with Supercar Styling
Well known Canadian racecar manufacturer Magnum Cars to unveil new lightweight supercar.
MONTREAL, Qué. – Magnum will be unveiling its new high performance two-seater lightweight supercar on October 30, 2013. Named the MK5, Magnum’s new offering is both street-legal and track-focused. Boasting racecar performance and supercar build quality and styling, the Magnum MK5 will be the first creation from Canada to hit the international track-day car market.
With the development program completed, including extensive track testing, the Magnum MK5 is ready for its unveiling to the world. Tune in on Friday October 30 when Magnum reveals the details about the MK5 at www.magnummk5.com.
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About Magnum | A History of Success
Created in 1968, Magnum Cars has made a name for itself in the motorsport world building open-wheel formula cars. Magnum racecars have been driven to success by several different drivers, including Formula 1 legend-to-be Gilles Villeneuve.
For more than four decades, Magnum’s expertise has also been applied to developing and fabricating specialized parts for many kinds of vehicles from all levels of racing. With an impeccable reputation for precision work, original founder Jean-Pierre St-Jacques and the Magnum team were highly regarded even by numerous Formula 1 teams, working with the likes of Lotus, AGS, Larousse, Williams, and Renault, to name a few, during the Canadian F1 GP weekends over the years.
Today, Magnum is making a statement with its latest project. With well-rounded and successful race car driver Bruno St-Jacques now at the helm, Magnum is entering a new segment of the specialized automotive world with a strong vision and focus: take the lead in the lightweight supercar category using the latest technologies, techniques and material, bold styling and forward thinking mindset to pioneer a refined and innovative driving platform.