St. Patrick's Day 2017
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Mar 17 2017 - Ireland has produced a lot of amazing things over its history: arguably some of the world’s greatest writers, the greatest stout, the greatest crystal. Cars? Mmmmm…not so much. For St. Patrick’s Day, BestRide presents the handful of cars ever produced in Ireland. Drivin'O'The Green: 4 Cars Built in Irlenad, Mar 17 2015
The TMC Costin was an attempt to build an Irish-built rival to race cars for the street. As a car, the TMC Costin was a failure, selling only 39 units before the company went bankrupt. The chassis was spectacular, though, and American sports car builder Dan Panoz bought the rights to its design, which became the underpinning for the Panoz Roadster (above).
1981 DeLorean DMC-12
DeLorean was an American company, based in Detroit, but the car was built entirely in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland, a suburb of strife-ridden Belfast.
Photos: Randy Berg