Full List of Automotive Brands That Start With the Letter "S"
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Saab was a Swedish was a car manufacturer established in Sweden in 1945. Saab cars are known for their focus on safety and for their innovations. Throughout its history, Saab has produced a number of vehicles and is noted for using the number 9 for naming their model, starting with the Saab 92 which was their first production model launched in 1949 to their final models the Saab 9-3 and 9-5. The company has also produced a number of concept cars and prototypes
Saleen is an American manufacturer of specialty high-performance sports cars and high-performance automotive parts based in California, USA. The company’s flagship model was the Saleen S7, which they introduced in 2000. The Saleen S7 was designed and developed by Saleen and features a mid-engine design in a high-performance supercar package. Saleen currently manufactures the S302 (Mustang-based), a Ford F-150-based Saleen Sportruck and Saleen S1, a new Saleen supercar, a limited run successor to the S7 supercar, the S7 LM.
Sbarro is a Swiss low volume high-performance replica and sports car manufacturer founded by Franco Sbarro in 1971. The first Sbarro car offered by the company was a replican of the Lola T70. Since then, the company has gone on to produce small-series replicas of a variety of models including the BMW 328, Ford GT40, Bugatti Royale, Mercedes-Benz 540K, Ferrari 360 and many more. The company has also built a built dozens of concept cars and custom high-performance vehicles such as Sbarro GT12 Concept, Sbarro Seb-Millennium Coupe, and Sbarro GT1 Concept.
Scarab was an American sports car and open-wheel race car constructor from the United States. Scarab cars were designed and built by Tom Barnes and Dick Troutman. The Scarab Mk. I Scarab Mk. II was considered to be extremely famous and successful in the late 1950s. These two cars dominated the competition in the 1958 Riverside Grand Prix despite being built by a small and newly established group of people and in a small amount of time.
Scion was an automobile marque launched by Toyota in 2003. Scion cars were designed to grab the interest of younger customers. The brand emphasized in developing sport compact vehicles that have inexpensive and stylish design. The cars were first launched in the US in 2003 and expanded to Canada in 2010. However, because of the dwindling sales of the brand, Scion was shut down by Toyota in 2017 with some of its models re-branded as Toyota vehicles.
SEAT is a Spanish automobile manufacturer. It was founded in 1950 and quickly became the largest manufacturer of cars in Spain. Since the 1950s, the company has sold more than 16 million SEAT cars with the most successful product in the range being the SEAT Ibiza, a model which has sold over 4 million units in its four generations up to the present. The company is also into motorsport racing under with their SEAT Sport team. SEAT is also the only major car automaker in Spain that designs and develops their own cars in-house.
Shelby American is an American automobile manufacturer established by Carroll Shelby in 1962. The company specializes in building and marketing high performance parts and modified cars for individuals. The company, however, was most famous for their successful campaigns in the motorsport industry. Shelby built the Shelby Daytona Coupe which successfully competed in the GT class of the 1964 and 1965 World Sportscar Championship seasons. The car also finished first in class at the 1964 24 Hours of Le Mans and achieved the first title for an American constructor in the World Sportscar Championship in 1965. The company further gained recognition for their partnership with Ford from 1965 to 1967. Shelby assisted Ford in developing the Ford GT40 which clinched the championship at the 1966 24 Hours of Le with a 1-2-3 finish.
Siata was an Italian car tuning shop and manufacturer created in 1926 by amateur race car driver, Giorgio Ambrosini. The company originally sold performance parts to be used for modifying and tuning Fiat cars. But after the second World War, Siata began to build their own sports cars like the Siata Amica, Siata 300BC, and Siata 208s.
Simca was a French automaker established in 1934 by Henri Théodore Pigozzi. The company has been affiliated with Fiat since its inception. Simca found tremendous success as an automobile manufacturer after the second World War. It was one of the biggest automobile manufacturers in France at that time with some of its cars having won the coveted European Car of the Year title, particularly the Simca 1307 and Simca Horizon, in 1976 and 1978 respectively. The Simca 1100 also became the best-selling car in France in the 1960s. By 1978, the company became a subsidiary and a brand of Chrysler Europe which ended Simca’s run as an independent company
SMS Supercars is an American niche manufacturer of lifestyle ultra-high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel. It was established by Steve Saleen in 2008 to focus on developing and building American muscle cars. The company currently manufactures modified Ford Mustangs and special vehicles including the Saleen S7.
SpeedART is an American tuner and a boutique shop based in Miami, Florida. The company specializes in tuning and modifying Porsche, Ferrari, and BMW cars. They also sell performance and tuning packages for both modern and classic supercars.
Spyker Cars is a Dutch sports car marque created in 1999. The marque uses the same brand name, motto and logo from the original Spyker company. The first car produced by Spyker Cars was the Spyker C8 which is available in various variants and configurations. The company declared for bankruptcy in 2014 due to dwindling sales but reverted their bankruptcy declaration in 2015 and still continues to produce sports cars today.
SSC or Shelby SuperCars is an American American automobile manufacturer founded in 1998. The company is founded by owner Jerod Shelby which has no relation whatsoever with the famous car designer, Carroll Shelby. The company primarily produces hypercars such as the SSC Ultimate Aero and the SSC Tuatara which the company started producing in 2019.
Startech is a Dutch automotive company that specializes in tuning Aston Martin,Bentley, Dodge, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, and Range Rover cars. They customize these cars to their customer’s preferences using professionally engineered components that they manufacture on their own.
Established in 1988, Steeda is the leader in Ford performance products specializing in the engineering and manufacturing of parts for the Ford Mustang, Fusion, Focus, Fiesta, and Ford Trucks. The company offers the largest complete line of Ford based parts and accessories and is also considered as the largest privately owned Ford performance based operation in the world.
Stola is an Italian automotive company established since 1919. Since its inception, the company has been known to realize concept cars and various styling templates for major car manufacturers in the automotive industry. Stola has been acquired by several firms but still manages to exist and is currently producing automotive components and builds limited edition exclusive cars like the 2003 Stola GTS.
Strosek Design was a German car tuner, established in 1971 by Vittorio Strosek. The company originally specialized in tuning Porsche vehicles but later on expanded to other models over the years. During the early 21st century, Strosek was at a time the tuner with the most extensive range of Porsche conversions in Europe.
Stutz Motor Company was an American manufacturer of high-end sports and luxury cars based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It was active from 1911 to 1935. Even though the company didn’t last that long, Stutz Motor Company was known as a manufacturer of fast and reliable cars which also happens to be America’s first sports cars such as Stutz Bearcat and Stutz 8. In 1924, the company began producing luxury cars for the rich and famous like the 1929 Stutz Model M LeBaron.
Subaru is a Japanese automobile manufacturer and one of the largest automakers by production in the world. The company is notable for their extensive use of the boxer engine layout for most of their vehicles above 1500 cc. They are also known for producing turbocharged versions of their passenger cars such as the Impreza WRX, Legacy and Outback XT, and Ascent. The Subaru Impreza which has been in production since 1992, is considered to be the most famous and most successful car made by the company.
Sunbeam Motor Car Company was a British automobile manufacturer that was active from 1905 to 1967 under different ownerships. The company achieved its peak in the 1920s producing pre-war automobiles such as the 1920–24 Sunbeam 16 hp and Sunbeam 3-litre. Sunbeam also was also known for its involvement in the achievement of world speed land records that led to the development of the Sunbeam 350HP and Sunbeam 1000 hp both of which are powered by aero-engines developed by the company.
Superformance is an American automobile company that builds, designs, develops, engineers and markets sports cars, related performance components and full replicars. The company was established in 1996 by Jim Price and now has 15 authorized dealers in the US and 6 international dealers where their replicars are being sold. The company currently produces Superformance GT40 (replica of Ford GT40 MkII A), Superformance MKIII (replica of 427 Shelby Cobra), and Superformance MKII Slab Side and FIA (replica of Cobra 289).
Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer and is one of the largest automakers by production in the world. The company manufactures various kinds of vehicles such as four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines.
Sauber Motorsport is a Swiss motorsports engineering company. The company is known for their partnership with Mercedes-Benz in 1989 to develop the Sauber-Mercedes C9. The Sauber-Mercedes C9 won the 24 Hours of Lemans race and the World Sportscar Championship in 1989.
Shelby American Automobile Club is an international organization established in 1975 that is dedicated to the preservation, care, history, and enjoyment of the world championship cars built by Shellby American. The club originally caters only to the cars Carroll Shelby created and raced such as Cobras, GT350s, GT500s and Ford GTs. But since its inception, SAAC started to expand its focus to all Ford-powered cars including Tigers, Mangustas and Panteras, Boss 302, 351 and 429 Mustangs, AC Mk IVs, Cobra 4000s, Mustangs, and many more.
Safir Engineering was a British racecar engineering firm. The company was famous for replicating the Ford GT40 in the 1980s and produced it limited number under the company’ name which they call as Safir GT40 Mark V.
Saker Sportscars is a Dutch car manufacturer established in 200. The company focuses on developing and producing affordable sports cars. Saker currently produces Saker SVS GT, Saker SVS Sprint (open top version of the SVS GT), Saker RapX, and Saker Sniper.
Salmson is a French engineering company that was once an automobile and aeroplane manufacturer during the early 20th century. The company produced a number of lightweight race cars in the 1920s such as the 1924 Samlson Grand Sport L and later on switched on to passengers after the war. The Salmson 2300S was the last car produced by the company and it also competed in the1955, 1956 and 1957 Le Mans 24-hour races.
SaReni United is a German race car constructor owned by Reiter Engineering. The company focuses on constructing Grand Touring race cars based on the current Chevrolet Camaro.
Saturn Corporation, also known as Saturn LLC, was an American automobile manufacturer and subsidiary of General Motors. The company marketed itself as a "different kind of car company" and operated independently from its parent company. The first car produced under the Saturn marque was the Saturn SC and Saturn SL. Saturn went on to produce a series of sedans, coupes, convertibles, wagons, and SUVs from 1985 to 2010.
Savage Rivale is a Dutch manufacturer of supercars and yachts. The company became known for introducing the Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS at the 2009 Dutch AutoRai. The car was created by two Dutch students, Emile Pop and Justin de Boer and used a Corvette chassis and engine. Production of the 670 hp supercar was limited to 20 units only.
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus or SCG is an American boutique car maker of exotic high performance racing and road cars. The company was founded by James Glickenhaus, who is also in charge of developing the SCG 003 project which lead to the development of the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003, a limited edition sports car and racing car.
Scorpion Motorsports is a Miami based automotive design firm offering 3-wheeled sports car for the consumers with a need for speed. The company is famous for producing the Scorpion Prodigy P6, a track-oriented street legal 3-wheeled vehicle.
Scuderia Bizzarrini was an Italian automotive manufacturer established in 1964 by former Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Iso engineer Giotto Bizzarrini. The company built a small number of highly developed and advanced sport and racing automobiles in the 1960s before ceased production in 1969. Notable cars made by the company at the time were the 5300 GT Strada and the P538S. The company was revived in the 2000s and introduced a series of concept cars including the 2009 Scuderia Bizzarrini P538.
SDR Sportscars was a British automobile manufacturer. The company is known for producing the SDR Sportscars V-Storm which is their only model to date.
Sensor Racing is a small Swedish engineering and design shop established by Ulf Bolumlid. The company was established to develop a road-going Le Mans racing car. Sensor Racing introduced their only car to date, the Sensor GTR in 2000 which was available in two versions: a road-going GTR version and the “true” racing car in the form of a super lightweight construction.
Scuderia Serenissima was a successful auto racing team in the 1960s. The company used Ferrari cars to race in the 1960s to much success until Enzo Ferrari decided to no longer sell his cars to Serenissima. Serenissima also participated in Formula One World Championship during the 1960s using De Tomaso cars.
Singer Vehicle Design
Singer Vehicle Design is an American company that rebuilds and restores Porsche 911s. It was founded by Rob Dickinson, former member of the band Catherine Wheel. The company's main product is a "re-imagined" 911, which is a heavily modified coupe or Targa Porsche 964.Much of the bodywork is replaced with carbon fiber body panels and the engine is reworked by engine manufacturers.
Gardner-Serpollet was a French manufacturer of steam-powered cars in the early 20th century. It was established by Léon Serpollet who was credited with inventing and perfecting the flash boiler in the late 1800s. Serpollet produced his own automobiles under the name Serpollet and Gardner-Serpollet until his death in 1907.
Simbol is an Italian niche car company that specializes in replicating sports cars and supercars from other manufacturers. In 2010, the company introduced the Lavazza GTX-R, named after its general manager Fabio Lavazza. It is a cross between a Ferrari Enzo and Pagani Zonda and is equipped with a BMW’s V12 engine with 620-hp.
Simplex Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Indiana, USA that operated from 1906 to 1915. The company was famous for producing the Simplex 50 hp, one of the most beautiful and potent American luxury cars of the Brass Era, and one of the few U.S. automobiles specifically and robustly built for fast highway travel.
Sizaire-Naudin was a French automobile manufacturer that was active between 1903 and 1921. The company is known for their light "voiturette-style" cars like the Sizaire-Naudin 12HP.
Skunk2 Racing is an American aftermarket performance parts manufacturer established in 1994 in Northern California, USA. The company designs, engineers, develops, and manufactures high-quality aftermarket performance parts for today's sport compact vehicles.
SLP a.k.a. Street Legal Performance is an American manufacturer of high-quality aftermarket performance enhancements for late-model American muscle cars. The company develops and manufactures a wide range of performance enhancements for American muscle cars such as Chevy Camaros, Corvettes, Ford Mustangs, Dodge Challenger, and many more.
Smart is a German automotive brand and division of Daimler AG. The company is based in Böblingen, Germany. It produces microcars and subcompacts, primarily the Fortwo and Forfour which are sold in 46 countries around the world.
Soliel Motors is an Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars based in Milan, Italy. The company currently produces the Soleil Anadi, a 651 handcrafted luxury sports car.
Spada Vetture Sport is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Turin, Italy. The company is known for Spada Codatronca Monza, a beautiful one-off convertible version of the Spada Codatronca TS which they introduced at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. The Spada Codatronca was first introduced in 2008, which features a design reminiscent of the Alfa Romeo TZ.
Sparks-Thorne was a small team formed when Art Sparks (a renowned race car builder) and Joel Thorne (multi-millionaire race fan and driver) partnered together to develop the Sparks-Thorne Little Six. The car was used to race in the Indianapolis 500 extensively and has completed several years of historic racing.
Specter Werkes/Sports is an American automotive prototype and fabrication facility based in Troy, Michigan. The company specializes in race proven engine performance enhancements and creating specialty accessories for the C5 and C6 Chevrolet Corvette, the Cadillac CTS, the Pontiac Solstice, and the Pontiac GTO. SWS is known for the Specter Corvette Group 6, which is a product of their Corvette GTR performance street car project.
Spectre Supersports was a British boutique automobile manufacturer known for producing the Spectre R42 from 1994 to 1998. The company soon followed their Spectre R42 with the more potent R45 which they introduced at the 1997 London Motor Show.
Spice Engineering was a British racing team founded by driver Gordon Spice with his brother Derek Spice in the early 1980s, later becoming a successful sports car constructor in 1986. They competed in the World Sportscar Championship in Europe as well as the IMSA GT Championship in North America, at times partnering with major manufacturers such as General Motors and Honda as well as race engine manufacturer Comptech.
Spiess Tuning is a German motor vehicle engine tuning company based in Ditzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The company is known for the 1992 Spiess C522 which features a mid-mounted 5.7 litre, twin-turbo V8. Today, Spiess is famous for its Formula 3 motor racing engines based on the Opel Family II and two iterations of Volkswagen R4 engines.
Spitzer Enterprises is an American company based in Indianapolis, USA. The company specializes in building different types of drag racing vehicles and concept cars like the 2006 Spitzer Indy Boat-Tail Roadster.
Squire Car Manufacturing Company was a British auto manufacturer. It was established by Adrian Squire in 1934. The company began producing the Squire 1500 from 1935 to 1939. The Squire 1500 was one of the rarest prewar British supercars that rivals the likes of Bugatti Type 55 and Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 in the 1930s.
S.S. Cars was a British manufacturer of sports saloon cars. The company produced the SS 1 from 1934 to 1936 after it bought the shares of Swallow Coachbuilding Limited in 1934. The SS 1 was noted for its apparent value-for-money and its attractive appearance despite not having superb performance numbers.
Stanguellini is an Italian maker of small sports cars, based in Modena and founded by Vittorio Stanguellini; it was most active between 1946 and 1960. The company is known for their world speed record attempts particularly in 1963 when Stanguellini developed a single-seat streamliner powered by a 250 cc Moto Guzzi motorcycle racing engine. The car went on to set six international speed records at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in 1963.
STaSIS Engineering is an American automotive performance parts manufacturer. The company designs, engineers, develops, and manufactures high quality automotive performance products and packages for Audi automobiles.
Stealth Cars was a British automobile manufacturer established in 1999. The company is known for the 2000 Stealth B6, a street-legal racing car that had similarities to Group C racing cars most famous for beating the McLaren F1’s road car 0-100mph sprint record.
Steeda is an American aftermarket manufacturer that designs, engineers, develops, and manufacturers high performance parts and accessories for all Ford automobiles. The company also modifies Ford vehicles and turning them into track-capable vehicles.
Steenstra is an automotive design company established by Cornelis Steenstra. The company is famous for designing and developing the Steenstra Styletto which they unveiled at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concourse d’ Elegance.
Steinmetz Opel-Tuning is an automobile tuning company specialising in Opel cars, based in Aachen, Germany. They develop higher performance engines, sports suspension, special exhausts and complete aerodynamic bodystyling kits.
STILLEN is an American automotive aftermarket parts company created by Steve Millen, a former racecar driver for Nissan who was known for racing the 300ZX. Over the years, the company has been recognized as a leader in Nissan/Infiniti tuning but they also develop parts for other cars from Ford, Toyota, and Chevrolet.
Stoddard-Dayton was a high quality marque manufactured by Dayton Motor Car Company between 1905 and 1913. The marque was named after John W. Stoddard and his son, Charles G. Stoddard, as principal investors of the company. By 1912, there were twenty models offered under the Stoddard-Dayton which includes limousines, landaulets, coupes, touring, torpedoes, roadsters, trucks, taxicabs, delivery wagons.
Strathcarron Sports Cars was a British car manufacturer that operated from 1998 until 2001. The company managed to put out two models from 1998 to 2011, the Strathcarron SC-5A and the Strathcarron SC-6 that are both powered by motorcycle engines.
Studie is a tuning company that specializes in tuning BMW cars. The company originally started as a BMW parts dealer and developer before it started tuning BMW cars. Studie also competes in the GT4 class of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.
Styling Garage was a German coachbuilder and tuner which operated from 1979 until 1986. The company is known for their extravagant and expensive car designs, mainly based on the Mercedes-Benz W126 (S-class).
Sunred Engineering is a Spanish-based auto racing team and constructor. They are best known for competing in the World Touring Car Championship. Sunred also builds and run the Sunred SR21 in the International GT Open and Spanish GT Championship.
Suzusho is a Japanese kit car maker famous for unveiling the Supasse V, a lightweight 2-seater coupé powered by a Mazda-derived 2.3 turbo engine delivering 270 hp at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The design of the car was inspired by British and Italian sports cars.
Swallow Coachbuilding Company was an automobile manufacturer and was a subsidiary of TI Group. The company is credited for designing and developing the Swallow Doretti, an open two seater coupe, that shares some similarities with the Ferrari 166MM 'Barchetta' and Austin-Healey 100.
So-Cal Speed Shop is an aftermarket performance parts manufacturer. The company specializes in manufacturing hot rod and restoration parts for Model A, Early V8, Fifties Ford, Classic Mustang, Ford Truck and Chevy Truck, Tri-5 Chevy, Impala, Chevelle, Camaro, Nova, and other classic cars or trucks.