• 1971 Marcos GT at Jay Leno's Garage

    Marcos is a small British sports car brand that was founded in 1959 and lasted until 1972 in its original form, when it hit its first of several financial roadblocks. The company's most recent run was between 2002 and 2007, when it managed to manufacture a range of high-performance, hand-built sports cars. An original Marcos is a rare sight indeed, and one of them, a 1971 example, recently paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. This particular car features a Ford 3.0-liter V-6 but Marcos used engines from a number of suppliers back in the day, including 4-cylinders from Volvo. The car also...

  • Another British sports car company bites the dust
    Another British sports car company bites the dust

    In a trend that seems to be rising in the British auto industry niche sports car manufacturer Marcos Engineering has announced it will be entering administration and plans to wind down its operations as soon as possible. Marcos is probably most widely recognized for its TSO GTC, a V8 powered coupe...

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