Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Ferrari 328 GTS-based Conciso is one weird creation

Perhaps a Ferrari 328 GTS is simply too standard. If that statement rings true, RM Sotheby's has consigned quite a quirky take on Ferrari's late-'80s sports car. It's called the Conciso, a brainchild of German designer Bernd Michalak. Aside from the radically different shape, the Conciso's body is made entirely from aluminum to shed pounds–it's good...

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2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt starts at $47,495

Drivers, open your wallets. Preorders for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt are open at dealerships across the U.S., and the car is priced at $47,495 (including a mandatory $900 destination charge). That's $7,405 more than the Mustang GT Premium, but the extra dollars do a lot more than add Bullitt badges, wheels, and that beautiful Dark Highland Green paint...

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First video of stunning Jannarelly Design-1 sports car in motion

It's been more than two years since the Jannarelly Design-1 was revealed, and almost a year since the first examples were delivered. Yet we still haven't seen footage of the sports car in motion. That changed this week when the Dubai-based company dropped a video showing two of the cars working they're way up the winding roads of Jebel Jais, the United Arab...

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These are the 5 fastest accelerating Porsche road cars

Porsche is stepping up its production game for the Top 5 video series. The latest clip sees the automaker pitting a handful of its models against one another. We have road flares, an abandoned runway, lots of smoke, and a gaggle of modern Porsche models. The goal here? To demonstrate just how quickly Porsche road cars can accelerate. First up, we have a...

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Jay Leno revisits Gordon Murray-designed Light Car Rocket

Gordon Murray is revered in the automotive design world. As he should be, considering that he's responsible for Brabham and McLaren Formula 1 cars that won many a Grand Prix. Oh, he also penned the supercar of supercars that is the McLaren F1. There have been a few other designs along the way, including a unique city car concept. But one that sticks fresh...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R is F1’s fastest safety car yet

Mercedes-AMG's 577-horsepower GT R is taking over from the GT S as Formula 1's official safety car. AMG has been supplying safety cars for F1 since 1996. The GT R will be the fastest yet, however, with its top speed clocked at 197 mph. The car is also the most powerful safety car in F1 history. The safety car's job is to lead the field on warm-up laps and...

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V-6 powered Audi R8 likely dead

Since 2016, we've been awaiting more news about a V-6 powered Audi R8, which showed up in a leaked product roadmap at the time. Alas, it sounds more than likely that such a car is dead. According to an Audi spokesperson, there will not be an R8 with a V-6 mounted in the middle, Road & Track reported Tuesday. The unnamed source was blunt in stating...

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Here are the Top 5 reasons you’ll love the Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche loves cranking out Top 5 videos. Usually though, it factors in five models that fit a given topic. Today's different because the sole attraction in this Porsche video is the 2018 911 GT2 RS. We still have five things to talk about. So let's dive into the Top 5 thrilling attributes on the GT2 RS. Porsche test driver Lars Kern is in the driver's seat...

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Aston Martin denies return to 6-cylinder engines

Automakers worldwide are concerned with ever-tightening efficiency standards. Some have taken to dropping cylinder counts and offsetting the loss in performance with turbocharging. However, that won't be the case for Aston Martin, at least for the foreseeable future. In an interview with Motoring published Tuesday, Aston Martin engineering boss Matt Becker...

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Follow the restoration of an uber-rare Porsche 911 Carrera RS

Many of the older Porsche 911 models produced could be classified as sought after collectibles. Seemingly any old Porsche sees high market returns right now. Certain models, however, set Porsche collector hearts a flutter. The 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 is one of those models. Recently discovered in Trinidad, an impossibly rare example is in the...

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