Tag Archives: Sports Cars

McLaren sharpens 570S Spider with Track Pack

McLaren's 570S Spider is hardly what you'd call a soft sports car, but nevertheless the British automaker has seen fit to develop a range of parts that will see it perform better on the road and race track. The parts are grouped in a new Track Pack that reduces the weight of the 570S Spider by 77 pounds and includes new telemetry features to help you hone...

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Jaguar considers skipping R models in favor of SVR

Jaguar dropped a wonderful bit of news at the 2018 NY auto show. The British automaker decided that stuffing a supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 into the F-Pace makes good sense, and we're inclined to agree. That's how the compact crossover earned the SVR badge. But that also means Jaguar jumped right past an R model to the full-on SVR, and Jaguar might be moving...

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Ferrari 328 GTS-based Conciso is one weird creation

Perhaps a Ferrari 328 GTS is simply too standard. If that statement rings true, RM Sotheby's has consigned quite a quirky take on Ferrari's late-'80s sports car. It's called the Conciso, a brainchild of German designer Bernd Michalak. Aside from the radically different shape, the Conciso's body is made entirely from aluminum to shed pounds–it's good...

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2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt starts at $47,495

Drivers, open your wallets. Preorders for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt are open at dealerships across the U.S., and the car is priced at $47,495 (including a mandatory $900 destination charge). That's $7,405 more than the Mustang GT Premium, but the extra dollars do a lot more than add Bullitt badges, wheels, and that beautiful Dark Highland Green paint...

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First video of stunning Jannarelly Design-1 sports car in motion

It's been more than two years since the Jannarelly Design-1 was revealed, and almost a year since the first examples were delivered. Yet we still haven't seen footage of the sports car in motion. That changed this week when the Dubai-based company dropped a video showing two of the cars working they're way up the winding roads of Jebel Jais, the United Arab...

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These are the 5 fastest accelerating Porsche road cars

Porsche is stepping up its production game for the Top 5 video series. The latest clip sees the automaker pitting a handful of its models against one another. We have road flares, an abandoned runway, lots of smoke, and a gaggle of modern Porsche models. The goal here? To demonstrate just how quickly Porsche road cars can accelerate. First up, we have a...

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Jay Leno revisits Gordon Murray-designed Light Car Rocket

Gordon Murray is revered in the automotive design world. As he should be, considering that he's responsible for Brabham and McLaren Formula 1 cars that won many a Grand Prix. Oh, he also penned the supercar of supercars that is the McLaren F1. There have been a few other designs along the way, including a unique city car concept. But one that sticks fresh...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R is F1’s fastest safety car yet

Mercedes-AMG's 577-horsepower GT R is taking over from the GT S as Formula 1's official safety car. AMG has been supplying safety cars for F1 since 1996. The GT R will be the fastest yet, however, with its top speed clocked at 197 mph. The car is also the most powerful safety car in F1 history. The safety car's job is to lead the field on warm-up laps and...

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V-6 powered Audi R8 likely dead

Since 2016, we've been awaiting more news about a V-6 powered Audi R8, which showed up in a leaked product roadmap at the time. Alas, it sounds more than likely that such a car is dead. According to an Audi spokesperson, there will not be an R8 with a V-6 mounted in the middle, Road & Track reported Tuesday. The unnamed source was blunt in stating...

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Here are the Top 5 reasons you’ll love the Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche loves cranking out Top 5 videos. Usually though, it factors in five models that fit a given topic. Today's different because the sole attraction in this Porsche video is the 2018 911 GT2 RS. We still have five things to talk about. So let's dive into the Top 5 thrilling attributes on the GT2 RS. Porsche test driver Lars Kern is in the driver's seat...

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