Apart from the design, we know very little about the new car, but it's probably safe to say it'll be light, powerful, expensive and built in limited numbers.
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Lawrence Whittaker, owner of Lister Cars, has confirmed the company will produce a modern take on the Lister Knobbly.

Whittaker went on Twitter overnight to make the announcement. He also posted a new sketch of the next-generation Knobbly, which we've reproduced here.

It's not clear which platform the second-generation Knobbly will use, or indeed what engine it will be powered by.

The original Knobbly, which Lister still produces, is available with a 3.8-litre straight-six similar to the one used by the Jaguar D-Type, or a race-spec 4.6-litre V8 from the Chevrolet Corvette.

It should be noted Lister continues to have a close relationship with Jaguar, and produces a heavily tuned and modified version of the F-Type, known as the LFT-666, which has a 666hp (497kW) version of its 5.0-litre supercharged V8.

The company is also planning a new model, the LFP, based on the F-Pace, which will be tuned to have 500kW of power, and a 0-60mph (0-97km/h) time of around 3.5 seconds.