Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Audi updates TT sports car

Audi's third-generation TT sports car has received some tweaks as it passes the midway point in its life cycle (the car arrived for 2016). They include revised looks, increased standard equipment, and most important of all some extra power under the hood. Specifications for the United States are yet to be announced but in other markets the updated TT will...

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New Toyota Supra will offer 4-cylinder engine, 2JZ swap capability

Thus far, we've known Toyota plans to drop a BMW-sourced inline-6 under the hood of the new Supra. However, you should now prepare for a 4-banger as well. New documents from German transmission maker ZF, first discovered by Road and Track and published Tuesday, shows two separate powertrains for the A90 Supra, the nameplate's fifth iteration. The first is a...

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus announces 006 retro sports car

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has revealed details on a new car project. The American motorsport company and nascent car builder behind the 003 supercar and upcoming 004 sports car on Monday posted to its Facebook page video and first details on the retro 006 sports car. In case you missed it, the 005 is a rugged off-roader inspired by the Baja Boot desert...

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Lexus F performance cars may gain hybrid power

Thus far, Lexus' F performance division has stuck to throaty V-8 engines, but the future may hold hybrid power. The F brand could very well include electrified cars in the future, and there's even a possibility for a hybrid GT car. Such is the word from brand president Yoshihiro Sawa. Speaking to Auto Express at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Sawa said F...

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Nissan design boss says next GT-R to be fastest sports car in the world

Alfonso Albaisa, head of design for Nissan and Infiniti, made a very bold claim for the next generation of the Nissan GT-R. He said it has to be the "fastest super sports car in the world." The design boss made that claim to Autocar at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. He also reiterated the fact that the Italdesign GT-R50 isn't a preview of things to come...

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2019 Honda Civic Type R spy shots

If you're looking for a fast car with a reasonable price tag, Honda's Civic Type R is hard to beat. Despite its front-wheel-drive configuration, it manages to hold up well at the track and at the same time is comfortable and practical enough to drive every day. That's why we gave it the Motor Authority Best Car to Buy award for 2018. The Civic Type R only...

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Jaguar protects J-Type name, potentially for new sports car

Jaguar has made moves to protect the J-Type name, though whether the automaker is planning a new model under the name or just out to protect rivals from using it remains to be seen. Autoguide reported last week that Jaguar had filed for trademark protection for the J-Type name with the European Intellectual Property Office, specifically in the categories...

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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911, the 992, which will be hitting the market soon. The latest prototype, likely for a Carrera S model, reveals some details not seen on previous testers, including a digital dash. Most of the new details can be found at the rear which sports a wide spoiler spanning the width of the car. The...

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2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots and video

There's a new generation of the 911 waiting in the wings but before it arrives Porsche will launch one last hurrah for the current-generation 991 911 family. The car will be a limited edition 911 Speedster, which was previewed in concept form in June as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary celebrations. Some readers will recall Porsche launched a Speedster...

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Noble unveils M500 sports car at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Noble used the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed as the launch pad for its new M500 sports car. This marks a new entry into the Noble family, and it's one that opens the door into Noble as a slightly more affordable vehicle. Still, entry level for Noble is still a six-figure machine with potent on-track performance. The British performance marque has been...

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