Tag Archives: Sports Cars

First comes thunder, then LFT-666: Lister redesigates its tuned F-Type

Lister revealed its first car since the 1993 Storm supercar earlier this year with an appropriate follow-up name: the Thunder. But, now Thunder is out, and the name LFT-666 is in. The revived British sports car marque announced Wednesday it has redesignated the car as the LFT-666, with the triple six in the name signifying the car's ungodly 666-horsepower...

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First comes thunder, then LFT-666: Lister redesigates its tuned F-Type

Lister revealed its first car since the 1993 Storm supercar earlier this year with an appropriate follow-up name: the Thunder. But, now Thunder is out, and the name LFT-666 is in. The revived British sports car marque announced Wednesday it has redesignated the car as the LFT-666, with the triple six in the name signifying the car's ungodly 666-horsepower...

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World’s most powerful Nissan GT-R makes 3,500 horsepower

The standard Nissan GT-R is no slouch with 565 horsepower coming from a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 , but this GT-R is something else. If the car looks familiar, that's because it's currently the world's quickest GT-R in the quarter mile. The Extreme Turbo Systems GT-R set a 6.88-second quarter-mile run with a trap speed of 222.93 mph. That happened...

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BMW has no plans for a new Z4 M

Just the other day, BMW made us smile as it remains committed to offering a manual gearbox on its performance models for the time being. Today is a new day, however, and that means it's a new chance for BMW to let us down. The automaker is achieving that goal with news that the redesigned BMW Z4 will not receive a dedicated M version. Remember the last BMW...

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Cabriolet spy shots

Engineers from Porsche are out testing what appears to be a convertible version of the 911 GT3. We know the automaker is using the GT3 platform for the limited edition 911 Speedster set to debut later this year as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary celebrations, but it's possible there will also be a convertible GT3 in regular production for buyers that...

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BMW M isn’t ready to ditch the manual transmission yet

BMW, like a number of other automakers, is currently in a holding pattern with respect to the manual transmission. Just last year, we heard from an M Division executive who said the manual could be on its way out. Now we have word that BMW will continue to #GiveAShift for at least another generation of its performance-focused products. In a report published...

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BMW to reveal new car at Monterey Car Week, likely the Z4

BMW has a new vehicle revealed planned for Monterey Car Week, and it's a good bet the car is a redesigned Z4. The company didn't explicitly name the Z4 in its Wednesday announcement but called the debut "an emotional addition to the BMW range." BMW added the model's identity will be revealed closer to Monterey Car Week, which runs August 18-26. We've...

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How the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign came to life

To celebrate the Nissan GT-R and Italdesign's 50th birthday, the Italian design firm and Japanese automaker collaborated to birth the GT-R50. Described as a GT-R with no limits, both parties crafted a sculpted Japanese sports car with finesse only Italdesign is capable of. A new video from Nissan documents how the car actually came to life, and we now know...

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2021 Lexus LC F spy shots

Engineers from Lexus have been caught testing an early prototype for the long-awaited LC F. Rumors of the car circulated even before the LC made its debut, but things didn't really heat up until last year when a trademark filing for the LC F name was discovered. Now we have tangible evidence the high-performance LC is coming. The stacked exhaust tips at the...

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Martini-liveried Porsche 911 GT2 RS pays homage to the "Moby Dick" 935/78

The Porsche 935 is a motorsports legend, and the 935/78 is a special car among special cars. Known as "Moby Dick" for its white color and long tail, the 1978 version of the 935 was an instant stunner even though it never finished where Porsche expected. The legacy of the original lives on today thanks to Porsche Retail Group in the UK, which has applied the...

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