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2018-12-05 12:38

Robin Classen

F1 Mclaren

Image: Press Association

Supercars are something to behold. They boast high-performance and the good looks to match.

There are plenty of facts revolving around them with long standing roots and historical significance.

You might not have known

Take Mercedes-Benz and Pagani for example. Pagani made use of the German brand's V12 engine found in the CLK-GTR race car - plenty would have assumed it was Pagani's own engine.

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Whether its using engines from different brands or incorporating design cues, the inspiration often comes from elsewhere.

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