Rolls-Royce destroyed 1,000 diamonds to paint this Ghost

Look, we like a fancy car as much as the next enthusiast, but Rolls-Royce might have finally taken things too far. This is an extended-wheelbase Ghost that the company has painted using the dust of 1,000 crushed, "ethically sourced" diamonds. Gents, think about that the next time your...

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Lightweight Pagani Huayra Roadster arrives to warp your brain

Pagani decided that Valentine's Day would be the perfect time to reveal its latest Huayra to the world. (Smart move considering that it's one of the most beautiful cars ever created.) This is the Pagani Huayra Roadster, and it's taken seven years to get here. While the coupe was launched in 2011...

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Anatomy of a record-setting Top Fuel run

Unless you've ridden on top of 11,000 horsepower, Leah Pritchett has more stones than anyone one of us. She's a Top Fuel dragster driver and she holds the record for the fastest pass in NHRA history with a 3.658 run over the 1,000-foot distance at the NHRA Arizona Nationals. She set that record on...

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McLaren Special Operations wants to build 2-3 bespoke cars per year

With McLaren Automotive roaring to life in 2010, after spinning off McLaren Racing, the automaker is eyeing up additional, one-off models through McLaren Special Operations. Autocar reports MSO chief, Ansar Ali, has noted the success Ferrari has found by giving customers the chance to create their...

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Porsche highlights its top 5 most memorable Exclusive models

Since 1986, Porsche has offered customers the opportunity to build a bespoke sports car. In the process, Porsche has also treated enthusiasts at large to Exclusive models to mark various occasions. Those Exclusive models are the subject of Porsche's latest Top 5 video. At number five comes the 2012...

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Group led by AC Cars buys bankrupt sports car startup Zenos

In January, we learned that British sports car startup Zenos had entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. A group led by fellow British sports car brand AC Cars, maker of the legendary AC Cobra, has since acquired the rights to the Zenos name and all of the...

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Is Chevy working on active aero for a future Corvette?

General Motors looks to have patented an active aerodynamics system that takes into account body movements when making adjustments. The concept of active aero is to adjust aerodynamic elements such as shutters or spoilers to deliver either lower drag or higher downforce. When done correctly, active...

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