Car door parts are there to serve the car doors, not the other way around, right? This statement holds true in most cases, but it’s actually possible to find unconventional car door parts that have nothing to do with car doors at all! The first part of this series will show you some of the weirdest and most unusual car door parts from around the world - even if they’re still in production and available in stores, you’ve probably never seen them before!
Ford Focus RS500 Drift Edition
It’s been a pretty busy year for car fanatics, with tons of concept cars being released. Some were awesome, but unfortunately never will make it to production – but maybe that’s good sometimes, especially in cases like today’s unusual car door part: The doors off a Ford Focus RS500 Drift Edition.
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Speciale Launch Edition
In 2008, Maserati released a limited version of their GranTurismo MC Stradale called Speciale Launch Edition. This series was available in both coupe and cabrio versions. To make it stand out from all of its other siblings, they made it with very fancy details like new rims, leather seats and red pinstriping on certain parts of its body.
Lamborghini LP750-4 SV Quattrovalvole Roadster
This 2-door roadster comes equipped with a Lamborghini V12 engine. The car's body is made out of aluminum while its chassis is composed of carbon fiber. Only 90 SV Roadsters were produced, making it one of Lamborghini's rarest models to date. The cost for 1 LP750 SV Quattrovalvole Roadster is $1,000,000 to $2,100,000.
Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing (W198) Export Model / Roadster
The car itself is rare, but it even got a more rare variant as well - as you can see in these pictures. There is just one car ever to have been produced with gullwing doors by Mercedes Benz. Also, notice how instead of opening upwards, they swing downwards. Pretty awesome isn’t it? #mercedesbenz #300slgullwing
Bugatti Veyron SS 18.4
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is equipped with an 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16 engine that produces 1,200 PS (1,184 hp) at 6,700 rpm and 1,106 lb·ft (1,500 N·m) of torque at 2,100 to 4,000 rpm; a curb weight of , giving it a power-to-weight ratio of per tonne or one horsepower per kilogram.
Jaguar XJ220 convertible
This Jaguar is most notable for its 217 mph top speed - making it one of, if not THE fastest car in the world at that time. This wasn’t just a quick car though, it also featured a twin-turbo V6, an adaptive suspension to deal with all that speed, pop-up headlights and scissor doors. How do you do that on such a large door? Well I have no idea! But they did it!
Pagani Huayra Roadster
The Huayra is a 6.0L V12 Hybrid with three electric motors (one on each wheel) it can go from 0 to 62 in under 3 seconds reaching 230 mph. The Roadster has a fabric roof that lowers into its own compartment behind the seats. In other words - best car ever!
McLaren F1 roadster
The first door on our list is certainly not what you’d call a conventional design. The side doors of a McLaren F1 are formed from carbon-fibre, opening upwards towards the car’s front wheels, much like those on an F1 racing car. Side windows are replaced with extra light weight glass to increase visibility for drivers...but of course when I say drivers in plural, I mean one driver only as there’s no room for a passenger seat here.