Gallery: TopGear.com at Quail Lodge
We sneak behind the velvet rope at one of America’s most exclusive car meets…
Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Oddities that you only ever see at events like this and then never again included the 1966 Cheetah Coupe. Designed to compete against the Shelby Coupes, these 377cu-in small block Chevy-engined race cars were famous for their ill handling but astonishing straight-line speed. Just 29 of them were ever made as racing homologation rule changes that required 1,000 cars, instead of the previous 100, had to be produced before it could race, made it unviable.