Tag Archives: Sports Cars

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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Could Tesla add rockets to reborn Roadster, make it fly?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised everyone last week by unveiling the new 2020 Roadster after the debut of the upcoming semi truck. Now he wants to make it fly, literally. The performance specs for the Roadster were nearly unbelievable as they appeared on the screen behind Musk, but then he said something even more insane: these specifications were for the base...

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Porsche 911 hybrid back on the radar

With Tesla last week revealing a second-generation Roadster capable of 0-60 mph acceleration in 1.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 mph, the major sports car marques have been well and truly put on notice. That's because while Tesla may miss deadlines and is currently in its own "production hell" over the Model 3, the company's...

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004 revealed with 650 HP, $400K price tag

We now have our first look at the new sports car being developed by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. The American racing team and sports car manufacturer on Friday revealed a series of computer-generated renderings along with some tantalizing details, including performance specs and pricing. The car is called the 004, and the version shown here is designed for...

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Working at Taco Bell gets you a $4,385 discount on a Chevy Corvette

We doubt many regular Taco Bell employees have a Chevrolet Corvette on their car buying list, but if they do, there's a sweet deal to be had. CarsDirect uncovered some of the strangest discounts on new cars, and Taco Bell employees are, for some reason, eligible for GM Supplier Pricing. That means any fast food employee can receive a $4,385 discount on a...

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