It has been said that driving the Lister Knobbly is like nothing else on the road – the thrill and engagement is unrivalled. Chris Harris of Top Gear fame said, "If I had an hour to live, the last car I would drive is a 1959 Lister Knobbly Coupe!"
The annual Goodwood Revival took place over the weekend. The three-day festival celebrated the finest that motor racing has to offer from 1948 to 1966. The style, beautiful cars, and racing makes Goodwood Revival one of the best weekends in the motorsport calendar.
Eight Lister competition cars took part in the Sussex Trophy on the final day of the 2015 Goodwood Revival – with the race producing a fantastic fight between Chris Ward in a 1959 Lister-Jaguar ‘Costin’ and Bobby Verdon-Roe in a 1960 Ferrari 246S Dino.
Brian Lister, who died aged 88 on December 16th, was one of Britain’s greatest unsung racing car builders. From its inception in 1954, Lister quickly became a benchmark for the front-engined sports racing car. The Lister ‘Knobbly’, as it was known, had few competitors.
With a backdrop of glorious Portuguese sunshine, the Autodromo do Algarve was the setting for the Algarve Classic Festival 2014 this weekend.The fifth and final leg of the Stirling Moss Trophy was on the itinerary
Race one at Goodwood Revival 2014 was the Sussex Trophy, and took place on the Friday. It saw Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen storm home to victory behind the wheel of our most famous car (back for 2014), the Lister Jaguar 'Knobbly'
Bonhams held their annual auction on the Goodwood Estate in Chichester, and on the Saturday afternoon a 1989 Lister Jaguar Le Mans Coupé sold for £57,500, equalling the highest ever paid at auction for this particular model.
If you didn't get chance to view the Lister Jaguar Knobbly unveiling at Salon Privé last week, don't worry. We've taken the liberty of photographing the first official outing of our brand new Lister for your viewing pleasure.
This weekend saw the annual Silverstone Classic event take place at the home of British Motorsport. One of the races to take place on what was a beautiful Saturday was the third leg of the Stirling Moss Trophy for pre 61 sports cars, featuring a plethora of Lister models.
Please see the latest photo to emerge from the Lister factory. We are expecting the first two cars to be completed and road/race ready for summer. The first Lister bodies have arrived at the factory, and are potentially better than the 1958 original!
The stage: Donington Park, the setting: Donington Historic Festival. And it’s cast? A striking and awe-provoking array of Lister Cars, sitting proudly amongst the crème de la crème of many other classic motors.
As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Lister Motor Company has announced that it has created and introduced the ‘Brian Lister Trophy’ to support Lister racing cars participating in the 2014 historic racing calendar.
Please see the latest photo to emerge from the Lister factory. We are expecting the first two cars to be completed and road/race ready for summer. This is definitely british craftsmanship at its very best, just look at those welds!
We've just landed back after a hectic but supremely successful 3 days at the Race Retro show, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. Here are some photos showing the highlights, including the one and only Sir Stirling Moss, who visited our stand on Saturday 22nd February.
Lister Cars, which in September announced a historic return to sports car production, proudly reunited many of the company’s most significant characters at a celebration lunch at the Cambridge base of Lister Engineering. The gathering saw the company’s original founder, Brian Lister, and many of his original team members, all sharing stories and anecdotes of Lister’s glorious racing past, alongside the new Lister Cars senior management team of Lawrence and Andrew Whittaker.
In an historic announcement today, Lister Cars, one the greatest names in British sports car manufacturing, has a stated its clear intention to return to its Cambridge roots and to once again reinstate production of an exciting new Lister car.