Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 clocked at 212 MPH

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is the most powerful Corvette out of the factory. Naturally, it can go pretty damn fast. Chevrolet has released video of the car tackling the Papenburg test track in Germany where it was able to clock a 212 mph average between two runs. The final speed is calculated using one run against the wind, and a second run with the...

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Gumpert returns with new Chinese partner, RG Nathalie fuel cell sports car

German engineer Roland Gumpert is back with a new sports car, and this time it's got a revolutionary electric powertrain. Gumpert is the person behind the legendary Gumpert Apollo line of supercars. After his Gumpert brand ran into financial difficulties earlier this decade, the company was taken over by new investors in 2016 and turned into Apollo. Gumpert...

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2020 Audi TT RS spy shots and video

Audi's TT RS is due to come in for some minor updates as confirmed by our spy shots and video of a prototype testing at the Nürburgring. We expect only minor tweaks to the front and rear fascias of the car along with new internals for the headlights. It isn't clear what changes will take place in the cabin, though we could see an updated infotainment...

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Porsche’s Weissach package likely to expand to more models

The Weissach package from Porsche turns a good sports car into focused track machine, usually by reducing the weight or improving the aero, or both. Typically, this is a package only offered on the most hardcore Porsche products. We're talking the 918 Spyder, 911 GT2 RS and the 911 GT3 RS. Perhaps down the road however, Porsche could extend the Weissach...

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2019 Corvette ZR1 is most powerful pace car in Indy 500 history

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been named the official pace car of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, and with 755 horsepower on tap it will be the fastest, most powerful car to ever handle pacing duties in the race's 100-plus-year history. A blue example of the Corvette flagship will be used for the premiere event of the IndyCar season, which is scheduled for...

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS sets 6:56.4 Nürburgring lap time

It's a Porsche RS so you know it's going to be fast but we bet you'd have never guessed that the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS could lap the Nürburgring in under seven minutes. Remember, this is a sports car equipped with a naturally aspirated six-cylinder. But somehow Porsche has done it, with a green GT3 RS equipped with the car's available Weissach...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots

Spy photographers have spotted a prototype for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the everyday supercar. The new Porsche 911 is coming later this year or early next, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. But you can count on there being multiple other versions to cater to Porsche's discerning clientele. We're talking close to two...

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2019 BMW M2 Competition coming to delight purists, slay tracks

Purists should be delighted with the 2019 BMW M2 Competition. The hotter version of the M2 will boast 405 horsepower from its twin-turbo inline-6, as well as 406 pound-feet of torque, increases of 40 and 63, respectively. That's enough to launch the car from 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds with the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) or 4.2 seconds with the...

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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spy shots and video

Porsche's 718 Boxster and Cayman have just received the GTS treatment. But the German sports car marque is already working on the next rung up the ladder, the new 718 Boxster Spyder and Cayman GT4. Shown here is a prototype for the Boxster Spyder. The car is being developed alongside a new 718 Cayman GT4 and should make its debut soon, as a 2019...

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DS teases DSX E-Tense electric GT concept

DS is preparing a successor to its E-Tense electric sports car concept unveiled at the 2016 Geneva auto show. The French premium brand is holding back details but has given a glimpse of the new concept, called the DSX E-Tense, in a shadowy teaser video that hints at a sporty grand tourer with a swept-back look. All DS will say is that the car envisions one...

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