Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 BMW i8 Roadster revealed

BMW's i8 plug-in hybrid sports car can now be ordered as a convertible. BMW took the covers off the new i8 Roadster on Wednesday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, where the automaker also announced some updates for the i8 coupe. It was all the way back in 2012 when we first saw a concept of an open-top i8. Why it's taken five years for the car...

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Make your Skyline GT-R look like new with Nismo Heritage parts

When you have an older car, you will come across periods of ownership where something will break and need mending. With a new car, finding parts is easy as they're likely sitting in stock at your local dealership. Older cars have parts that aren't quite as easy to find. Sure, the Internet has made foraging for parts much easier and often entertaining, but...

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Porsche not ready to abandon the steering wheel

The idea of a self-driving sports car seems like a ripe oxymoron, but even assisted self-driving could soon find its way to performance cars. Porsche won't flip a switch to drop the ability to actually drive its cars, but the luxury and performance brand does recognize times are changing. Porsche Vice President Lutz Meschke spoke about the brand's...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage almost sold out for first production year

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is days old, but that hasn't stopped customers from snapping up nearly all of the car's allocated production. Over the past few days, Aston Martin shopped its luxurious sports car to private customers and 80 percent of them have purchased, Bloomberg reported last week. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer let the small detail slip in...

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Concept car builder to unveil sports car at L.A. Auto Show

A company that specializes in building concept cars for the major automakers as well as other limited production vehicles will unveil its own concept at this week's 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The company is California's Aria Group which plans to celebrate its 21st anniversary by unveiling the FXE concept. No details have been released apart...

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How can the new Tesla Roadster do 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds?

The 2020 Tesla Roadster washed over the Internet last week with some pretty incredible technical specifications and performance claims. For example, CEO Elon Musk said the new Roadster will sprint to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, which would make it the first production car in the world to go under the 2.0-second mark. Such a bold claim deserves an...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots

Spy photographers have spotted a test mule for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo. The new Porsche 911 is coming next year, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. But you can count there being multiple variations to cater to Porsche's discerning clientele. We're talking close to two dozen distinct models. Included among the range will...

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Wheel deal? 2017 Chevy Corvette discounted by up to $9,107

Taco Bell employees can score a pretty sweet deal on a Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport via GM Supplier Pricing, but for buyers outside the fast-food restaurant, Chevy rolled out another deep discount. Through November 30, the brand will offer $9,107 off a 2017 Corvette Z06. The discount is active now and applies to Corvette Z06 models with an $86,700 MSRP...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 was based off the 2019 Vantage

Concept cars playing feature roles in movies is nothing new. Typically those concept cars preview future cars or future design directions. In a rare twist, the Aston Martin DB10, which was featured in the James Bond movie "Spectre," was actually based on the then-forthcoming production version of the 2019 Vantage. Speaking with a Aston Martin spokesman...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage debuts with bold look, raucous V-8

The current Vantage is the most popular model in Aston Martin's history, so clearly there was some additional pressure to get the design of the successor right. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage, unveiled at the automaker's Gaydon, England headquarters on Tuesday, is shaping up to be an absolutely...

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