Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Watch Porsche’s modern 935 take to Monza

Porsche on Thursday surprised the automotive world with the unveiling of a modern interpretation of the 1970s-era 935 race car based on the chassis of the 2018 911 GT2 RS. We now have video of the car testing at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza racetrack in Italy ahead of the start of deliveries next June. Built for Group 5 rules, the original 935 was an...

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots and video

Porsche isn't even finished with new variants of the current 991-generation 911 but the automaker is already deep into development of new variants for the car's successor, the 992. The latest spy shots and video show an early tester for the new 911 GT3. The footage follows shots of prototypes for the Carrera and Carrera Cabriolet, as well as the Turbo. We...

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Lotus to transform Hethel headquarters, build new customer experience center

The Lotus headquarters will soon undergo a transformation. The company has submitted plans for a new customer experience center, heritage center and museum. Lotus' Friday announcement comes as the company celebrates 70 years since founder Colin Chapman built his first car, and the Hethel, England headquarters plan comes as the latest investment in an...

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Porsche 935 customer race car celebrates 1978 "Moby Dick" 935 racer

Suddenly it's 1978 all over again. With WeatherTech Laguna Seca Raceway as the backdrop, Porsche on Thursday unveiled the new 935 customer race car with a look that draws on the legendary 935 race car from the late 1970s and early '80s. The reveal took place at Rennsport Reunion VI, where the brand is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Based on the 911 GT2...

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Hunt on to find Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s first car

Lotus is enlisting the help of enthusiasts, collectors, and any car hunter willing to help find the first car that company founder Colin Chapman built. The car is the Lotus Mark I, which Chapman built from a donor Austin Seven back in 1948, and it hasn't been seen for over 60 years. Chapman built the car in a London garage, which at the time his...

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Hunt on to find Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s first car

Lotus is enlisting the help of enthusiasts, collectors, and any car hunter willing to help find the first car that company founder Colin Chapman built. The car is the Lotus Mark I, which Chapman built from a donor Austin Seven back in 1948, and it hasn't been seen for over 60 years. Chapman built the car in a London garage, which at the time his...

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Rare Shelby Series 1 could break the bank in Las Vegas

In the late 1990s, legendary racer and factory tuner Carroll Shelby wanted to build a car from the ground up. His firm Shelby American designed, developed, and built the Series 1, and produced it in limited quantities. It's a rare bird to be sure, and one of the 249 built is set to cross the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Las Vegas. Shelby is also known...

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New Toyota 86 by Gazoo Racing teased

Toyota looks to be readying a new version of its 86 sports car developed in part with its Gazoo Racing motorsport department. A teaser video was posted to social media on Monday along with the tag a “passion for speed,” though there isn't much we can decipher from the short clip. The teaser was posted to the Twitter account of Toyota's branch in...

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New Toyota Supra could get manual transmission, but not in US

The question of whether the new Toyota Supra will get a manual transmission has left enthusiasts guessing for months. Here's the good news: the Supra more than likely will get a three-pedal setup. The bad news? It's likely not in the cards for the U.S. market. Speaking to the Australian publication Car Advice in a report last Wednesday, Supra assistant...

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