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Magna Steyr AG is an Austrian automobile manufacturer based in Graz, Austria. It is a subsidiary of Canadian-based Magna International. The company engineers, designs, develops, and assembles automobiles for other companies on a contractual basis, making them the largest contract manufacturer for automobiles in the world. Magna Steyr has developed several cars on behalf of automobile manufacturers such as Audi TT, Fiat Bravo and Peugeot RCZ.
Mallet Performance Cars is an aftermarket tuning company based in Charlotte, North Carolina that specializes in modifying GM cars such as C5 Corvettes, C6 Corvettes, Cadillac V-Series, and V8 Solstice to make them go faster, handle better, or stop much better. They also sell high-performance aftermarket parts for these cars.
Mamerow Engineering is an automotive engineering company that specializes in providing engine modifications to Porsche sports cars, race cars, and classic cars.
Mansory is a German luxury car modification firm established in 1989 by Iranian-British tuner Kourosh Mansory. The company also provides car modification services for luxury SUVs from Rolls Royce and supercars from Ferrari and other Italian brands. The Mansory Siracusa which the company unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show was a special tuning project based upon the Ferrari 458 Italia.
March Engineering was a British Formula One constructor and manufacturer of customer racing cars. From 1970 to 1992, the company constructed F1 cars for different teams to moderate success. The company did however enjoyed tremendous success in other competitions including Formula Two, Formula Three, IndyCar and IMSA GTP sportscar racing.
Marcos Engineering was a British sports car manufacturer. The company is known for developing low coupes such as the Marcos GT Xylon, Marcos GT, Marcos Mantis, and Marcos Mantula.
Marmon Motor Company was an American automobile manufacturer founded by Howard Carpenter Marmon. As soon as the company started developing and producing automobiles in 1902, Marmon quickly earned a reputation for their speedy, upscale, and reliable cars. The Marmon Wasp was perhaps the most famous car made by the company as it was the first winner of the first ever Indianapolis 500 motor race, in 1911, and is also the first automobile to utilize a rearview mirror.
Marussia Motors was a Russian sports car manufacturer founded in 2007. It was also the first Russian company to produce a supercar when they introduced the Marussia B1 and B2 series.
Maserati is an Italian luxury vehicle manufacturer established in 1914 by Alfieri Maserati. The company’s objective is to build luxurious and stylish exclusive high performance automobiles with an emphasis on Italian design. Maserati has produced a great number of cars which includes luxurious road-going vehicles, racing cars, and concept cars throughout its long history.
Mastretta Cars is a Mexican car maker and design studio established by industrial designer Daniel Mastretta in 1987. During the 1990s, the company started as a developer of kit cars under Tecnoidea and Unediseño brand names. It was only in 2010 when they introduced the Mastretta MXT that the company gained national and international recognition.
Matech Concepts was a Swiss auto racing development company based in Geneva, Switzerland established by Martin Bartek in 2006. The company is known for its partnership with Ford Racing to develop Ford GT sports car to be used on competitions.
Matra Automobiles was a French automobile manufacturer known for their sports cars and racing cars which enjoyed tremendous success in motorsport racing. Some notable road going sports cars produced by Matra were the Matra 530 and the Matra Bagheera. Matra Bagheera was built in partnership with another automaker, Simca, and marketed the car as Matra-Simca Bagheera.
Maybach is a German car sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz which is owned by Daimler AG. It was used to be a standalone ultra-luxury car brand in the late 20th century and during the early 21st century. As of 2018, the brand name is used for the ultra-luxury edition of Mercedes-Benz S-Class under the Mercedes-Maybach name.
Mazda Motor Corporation or simply Mazda is a Japanese vehicle manufacturer which produces automobiles, trucks, and engines. The company traces it origins in 1920 which they started as a machine tools manufacturer before they switched to manufacturing vehicles in 1931. The company has produced a number of different vehicles throughout its long history which includes kei cars, hatchbacks, sedans, sports cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, commercial vehicles, and concept cars.
Mazel Group Engineering is a Spanish design studio based in Barcelona, Spain. The studio specializes in designing concept cars and providing automotive engineering solutions for different car manufacturers. At the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, the company introduced the Mazel Identity i1 a rear-wheel drive concept car.
Mazzanti Automobili is an Italian car manufacturer established by Luca Mazzanti and Walter Farall in 2002. The company is noted for their hand-crafted high performance cars such as the Mazzanti Evantra, a 701 hp sports car, which they introduced at the 2013 Top Marques Show Monaco.
MCA or Monte Carlo Automobile is a car manufacturer established by Fulvio Maria Ballabio in 1983 and is based in Monaco. The company produces exotic and custom made sports cars like the Monte Carlo ALA 50, MCA Carlo Chiti Stradale 90 and the Montecarlo Automobile Rascasse.
McLaren is a British automotive manufacturer of sports cars which are designed and developed in-house. The company traces its roots from the Formula One motor racing team founded by Bruce McLaren in 1963. The McLaren Formula One team is one of the most successful motor racing teams in the history of the sport, second only to Ferrari. By 1992, the company built their first road-going car, the McLaren F1, which became the world’s fastest production car in 1998. The company went on to produce some really great limited edition supercars like the McLaren P1 (a plug-in hybrid sports car), McLaren 650S, McLaren Speedtail, and the soon-to-be released McLaren GT.
Melkus was a German automotive marque of single seat racing cars and sport cars founded by Heinz Melkus in 1959. The company existed from 1959 to 1986 and them from 2009 to 2012. Melkus was a manufacturer of racing cars which competed in Formula 3, Formula Junior and Formula Ford. The company only developed a single road going car, the Melkus RS 1000, during its first production run.
Melling Sportscars was a British sports car manufacturer established by Al Melling to design and develop the Melling Hellcat. The Melling Hellcat is a concept sports car introduced in 2007 that was designed to be the fastest street legal car in the world.
Mercedes was a brand name used for cars manufactured by Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft or DMG. The brand name was used from 1900 for the Mercedes 35 hp, a revolutionary sports car that was considered to be a significant advancement for automobiles at that time. Due to the success of the Mercedes 35 hp, DMG began using the brand name for other series of cars as well such as the Mercedes Mercedes 8/11 hp and Mercedes 40 hp Simplex. In 1926, the brand name was used by DMG under another new brand name, Mercedes-Benz, when the company merged with Benz & Cie to form the Daimler-Benz AG.
Mercedes-AMG is the high-performance division of Mercedes-Benz and a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. The Mercedes-AMG cars are known for their aggressive looks combined with high level of performance, superior handling, better handling, and the extensive use of carbon fiber for their chassis. As a result, Mercedes-AMG cars are usually the most expensive and the highest-performing vehicles manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz is a German global automobile marque and a division of Daimler AG based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. The company is a famous and well-reputed manufacturer of different types of vehicles such as luxury vehicles, ambulances, buses, coaches, trucks, and vans. The Mercedes-Benz name was created after Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) and Benz & Cie. to form the Daimler-Benz company in 1926. Today, Mercedes Benz is one of the biggest sellers of premium vehicles in the world with over 2.31 million passenger cars sold in 2018.
Mercedes-Knight was a series of cars manufactured by Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft from 1911 to 1924. Only three models were produced under the Mercedes-Knight name: the Mercedes-Knight 16/40 hp (produced from 1911 to 1913), Mercedes-Knight 16/45 hp (from 1913 to 1923), and the Mercedes-Knight 16/50 hp (1924).
Mercer was an American automobile manufacturer that operated from 1909 until 1925. The company was known for their high performance sports cars, especially the Type 35 Raceabout. The Mercer Type 35 Raceabout was the most admired sports cars in the 1910s.
Mercury was a division of the Ford Motor Company and marketed as an entry level premium brand. Mercury was established in 1938 by Edsel Ford to create a new line of cars between the Ford and Lincoln models. The first car made by the division was the Mercury Eight, it was the debut model line of Mercury and was produced from 1939 to 1951. Ford discontinued the Mercury division in 2010 to focus more on the Ford and Lincoln brands.
MG Cars is a British automotive marque by a British sports car manufacturer M.G. Car Company Limited. The company is best known for their so called midget open two-seater sports cars, saloons, and coupes like the MG Midget, MG MGB, MG RV8, and the MG XPower SV.
Minerva was a Belgian automotive company that operated from 1902 to 1938 and was one of the most prominent manufacturers of luxury vehicles at that time. The company originally manufactured bicycles and motorcycles in the 1890s before they switched to producing automobiles at the turn of a new century. Cars made by Minerva such as the Minerva 8 AL Rollston Convertible Sedan and Imperia Minerva AP 22 CV limousine were coveted by many American film stars, politicians and industrialists at that time because they have the same quality as Rolls Royce but were less expensive.
Mini is a British automotive marque created in 1969 and is owned by German automotive company BMW since 2000. The name Mini was first used for a series of small economy cars manufactured by British Motor Corporation in 1959 and by its successors until 2000. The marque is now used by BMW to market their lineups of small cars such as the Mini One Hatch and Mini Cooper S Convertible.
Mirage was a series of race cars built by a British company J.W. Automotive Engineering. The cars were designed to compete in different international sports car races sporting the legendary colours of the Gulf Oil Corporation. One of the most successful Mirage cars were the Gulf-Mirage GR8 which won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1978.
Mitsubishi Motors is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer. It is one of the largest manufacturers of passenger cars, economy cars, and commercial vehicles in the world, all of which are marketed in over 160 countries. The company has also enjoyed tremendous success in the motorsport industry with the help of the legendary Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution which they used to race in multiple World Rally Championships and in other international events as well.
Mitsuoka Motors is a small Japanese automobile company that is noted for building unique cars with unconventional styling, some of which imitate the look of retro British cars of the 1950s and 1960s. The company is primarily a custom design coachbuilder, taking production cars, like the Nissan March, and replacing various aspects of the bodywork with its own customizations. It has also produced a sports car on its own, the Orochi.
Mobsteel is an automotive design company that manufactures automotive aftermarket products and builds custom cars. The company is known for restoring vintage and classic cars and turning them into modern day menacing street machines.
MOMO is a design company headquartered in Milan, Italy that manufactures automotive parts and accessories. The company’s product range includes steering wheels, shift knobs and alloy wheels, through to race equipment such as racing suits and helmets. MOMO airbagged steering wheels have become standard accessories on some regional Subaru and Mitsubishi performance cars.
Monteverdi was a Swiss brand of luxury cars created in 1967 by Peter Monteverdi. It was known for its production of exclusive high-performance luxury sports and touring cars starting with the Monteverdi High Speed which was produced from 1967 to 1976.
Mooncraft Engineering is a Japanese automotive design and engineering company. The company was notable for designing the Mooncraft Shiden, a prototype race car developed to compete in Super GT GT300 class.
Moretti Motor Company was an Italian automobile manufacturer that operated for 64 years from 1925 to 1989. The company is known for their Fiat-based sports cars such as the Fiat Moretti Sportiva (based on the Fiat 850) which you can still find in various European shows today. Moretti has also produced a number of different vehicles throughout its long history including motorcycles, microcars, and several commercial vehicles.
Morgan Motor Company is a British motor car manufacturer established in 1910 by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan. The company is known for their unusual cars that was made from using wood for framing the body shell and for sporting or “sports car” performance, due to their extremely low weight. The company is also notable for their three-wheeler sports cars most notably the Morgan 3-Wheeler.
Morris Motors Limited was a British privately owned motor vehicle manufacturing company. It was established by William Morris in 1912 as WRM Motors Limited which originally manufactures bicycles before it started producing cars. It was later renamed to formed in Morris Motors Limited in 1919. The company was notable for their small cars, subcompact cars, and saloons such as the Morris Oxford Six (19211-1926) and Morris Fourteen (1936-1939).
Mosler Automotive was an American supercar manufacturer headquartered in Riviera Beach, Florida. It was originally founded by Warren Mosler as Consulier Industries in 1985 and focuses on developing high performance cars. The first car produced by the company was the Consulier GTP from 1985 to 1993 which they rebranded to Mosler Intruder and Mosler Raptor from 1993 to 2000.
Norm Kraus or better known as Mr. Norm, is an American automotive enthusiast and owner of Grand Spaulding Dodge, a Dodge dealership based in Chicago, United States. Aside from being a car dealership. Mr. Norm’s Grand Spaulding Dodge is also credited for modifying Dodge muscle cars and turning them into high-performance sports cars.
McLaren Special Operations or MSO is the bespoke division of McLaren. It specializes in designing and developing McLaren sports car according to the customer’s preferences. They create unique cars according to their customer’s tastes from bespoke customisation options to building ultra-exclusive limited-edition or one-off models.
MTM – Motoren Technik Mayer is a German car tuner and small manufacturer based in Wettstetten, Germany. The company the engines ECU of Audi cars. They also offer automotive products and components other VW brands like Volkswagen, Seat, Skoda, Lamborghini and Bentley. MTM has gained notoriety for their high-speed testing programs using cars such as the MTM Bimoto and MTM Audi RS6.
Mugen Motorsports is a Japanese engine tuner and aftermarket parts manufacturer such as body kits and sports exhausts. The company specializes in tuning Honda cars and races them in all levels of motorsport racing.
Mullen Technologies is an American electric vehicle manufacturer based in California, United States. The company is noted for their partnership with Qiantu Motor (a Chinese automobile manufacturer) to develop the Qiantu K50 all-electric sports car and bring it to the US market by 2020.
Multimatic Inc. is a Canadian automotive manufacturing and engineering company which supplies engineered components, systems and services to the global automotive industry. The company is credited for their involvement in the development of the RUF CTR3, Aston Martin One-77, Aston Martin V12 Zagato, Aston Martin CC100, and Aston Martin Vulcan.
Muntz Car Company was an automobile manufacturer. The company was notable for their convertible series of luxury cars which they called as the Muntz Jet. Only 199 Muntz Jets were made throughout its production run from 1949 to 1954. These cars are now considered rare and valuable collector pieces.