(Cars would now have to get 3 mpg or better.) Shadow entered two cars in 1974 — one for Jackie Oliver and one for 1972 Can-Am champion George Follmer. Both cars were powered by 800 hp, 495 cubic inch Chevy V8 engines. The team finally got it right.
The Can Am M1 C by LMP-Engineering was inspired by Can Am racing cars which raced in the 1966-1972 Canadian-American Challenge Cup (CAN AM).Original cars of that era are difficult to find, expensive to buy and maintain.