Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 bows with 755-HP LT5 V-8

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has finally landed, and in Dubai of all places. We'll get to the reasons behind the Dubai debut later. Right now you're probably craving specs, so have at it. Due in showrooms next spring, the 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the fastest and most powerful Corvette in the nameplate's history. At its heart is a new V-8...

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Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT concept

The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that's been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn't a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped. Rather, it's Honda's entry for the Vision Gran Turismo program which challenges automotive design...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage teased, reveal set for November 21

The second model in Aston Martin's vaunted Second Century plan is almost upon us. The car is the redesigned Vantage which is due for a reveal on November 21, the British automaker confirmed on Thursday via a social media post depicting a hungry wolf's eyes. Numerous prototypes for the new Vantage have been spotted. They reveal a sleek and sexy...

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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 leaks and it will boast 750 hp

Welcome back, Corvette ZR1. Ahead of a proper public debut, the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 found its way to the internet, thanks to a leaked image published by Corvette Blogger on Wednesday. Aside from this first photo showing the ZR1 in all its aerodynamic glory, we also know how much power it will make: 750 horsepower. The image comes from the December...

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive review: fierce and focused

ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – The most fearsome, trackworthy Porsche is no longer the naturally aspirated GT3. If Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times mean anything to you, the wondrously capable 918 Spyder has also been eclipsed. The latest King of the ‘Ring and sharpest weapon in the Porsche lineup is the $294,250 911 GT2 RS, a twin-turbocharged, 700...

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2019 BMW Z4 spy shots and video

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a "mid-size sports car platform" to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots plus video of a prototype for the BMW which was previously thought to be called a Z5. BMW has since confirmed the car will be...

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Nissan GT-R given $10,000 price cut

The Nissan GT-R has been made better over the years through its numerous updates, but the starting price has inflated along the way to the point the car is no longer the performance bargain it once was. When it arrived for 2009, the GT-R's starting price was right on $70,000. Last year, you needed at least $111,585 to drive away in a new one. Nissan...

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Gordon Murray working on F1-inspired sports car

Last month, Gordon Murray, the man behind the iconic McLaren F1, announced his latest project: his own car company. Now, we know the newly minted Gordon Murray Automotive will brand its cars with the IGM label, which stands for Murray's initials. (His full name is Ian Gordon Murray.) The new label is a return to the branding applied to Gordon Murray's...

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Chevy rolls out new magnetic ride control calibrations for C7 Corvette

Without any hardware changes, Chevrolet will make 2015-2016 C7 Corvette Z06s even faster around the track. The brand announced new magnetic ride control calibrations for all 2014-2016 C7 Corvette Stingray and Z06 variants, but the Z06 benefits most. The calibrations bring a new Track mode to Corvette Z06 models equipped with the FE6 and FE7 suspension...

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