Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Lighter, more powerful Alpine A110 Sport planned

You can file this one under forbidden fruit, because you're not going to see one Stateside. A sports car that we're already not getting has arrived and there's already talk of a hotted-up version. The Alpine A110 made its debut earlier in the year when it was unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show. French automaker Renault is supplying the go-fast bits for...

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BMW plans barrage of M Performance models by 2020

BMW won't be short on M Performance models in the near future after a new report from Autocar published on Thursday revealed plans for 26 new or refreshed cars by 2020. The long list of new M Performance cars, which will expand outside thoroughbred M vehicles, will help BMW retaliate against a slew of Mercedes-AMG and Audi Sport products. The report said...

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New Toyota Supra will not debut at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

Toyota first confirmed joint-development of a new sports car with BMW way back in 2012. Since then, we've seen Toyota's new sports car, potentially named Supra, testing numerous times, and BMW showed its Z4 concept that previews the fruits of its labor through the partnership. But the reborn Toyota Supra isn't primed for a 2018 Detroit Auto Show...

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Morgan teases its most extreme road car to date

When it comes to building traditional sports cars, no other company in the world (that we can name, at least) is steeped in as much tradition and history as Britain's Morgan Motor Company. Founded in 1910 by Harry Frederick Stanley Morgan, the company's products look much the same today as they have going back almost seven decades. That's...

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Spyker celebrates end of C8 Aileron production

Spyker is still very much in the process of building cars. More specifically, the Dutch performance marque still builds its wild machines that walk a fine line between modern rolling art and shapely sports car. Despite a bit of money troubles over the years, Spyker is preparing a new model to add to its lineup of...car. But before the new models arrive...

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2020 Audi TT spy shots

Audi engineers have been spotted testing prototypes for a facelifted version of the TT sports car. The current TT is the third generation of the Audi icon and was introduced for 2016. We're expecting the facelifted version to arrive in showrooms in early 2019, as a 2020 model. The camouflage gear on the prototype suggests only subtle tweaks for the...

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Plug-in hybrid Porsche 911 likely for 2023

The on again, off again Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is all but confirmed for production. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume let the news slip during the 2017 Los Angeles auto show that an electrified version of the iconic sports car will arrive around 2023. He specifically made the comments when speaking to Automotive News (subscription required), which published the...

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Lotus wants to take on Ferrari with new models

Lotus is best known for its track-focused vehicles as of recent, but one day, the brand's new Chinese owner wants it to rival Ferrari and Porsche. So said the chief of Geely, An Cong Hui, whose company in May took a majority stake in Lotus, along with a major stake in Lotus parent company Proton. Autocar reported on Thursday that Geely has full plans to...

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First 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to be auctioned off for charity

In typical fashion, Chevrolet will auction of the first production 2019 Corvette ZR1 for charity. We'll give you one guess (Rick Hendrick) as to who's most likely to enter the winning bid Nonetheless, ZR1 VIN 001 will benefit a good cause. Chevrolet said Thursday that all proceeds will go to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The foundation is...

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Saleen reveals S1 sports car, plans Chinese production

Saleen hasn’t had standalone car in its lineup since the S7 supercar went out of production in 2009. That all changed at this week’s 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show where Saleen took the covers off the new S1 sports car. The S1 actually made its world debut in China on November 8. It’s where the car will eventually be built, thus fulfilling a...

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