Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Ford Mustang adds line-lock to turbo-4s for burnouts on-demand

Ford is making it easier than ever to perform a well-executed burnout because who doesn't like the smell of tire smoke in the morning? The Blue Oval has announced a line-lock will be a standard feature on the 2018 Ford Mustang with the 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The line-lock...

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Lotus cars could be built in China, says new owner Geely

China's Zhejiang Geely, the holding company that owns the Volvo, Lynk & Co and Geely car brands, entered a deal in May to acquire a 51 percent in stake Lotus from Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom. As part of the deal, Geely also agreed to acquire a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian...

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Jon Olsson created a monster 810-hp Rolls-Royce Wraith

Jon Olsson never sleeps. That's not true, but every time he surfaces with a new video, something pretty insane is going on in his life. Olsson is an avid skier, and he's also quite the automotive enthusiast. His latest project combines his love for cars and his adventurer lifestyle. It's a...

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Jaguar discusses how the XE SV Project 8’s design came to life

Jaguar has revealed its latest Special Vehicle Operations project: the 2018 XE SV Project 8. As a follow up to the 2017 Jaguar F-Type Project 7, the XE SV Project 8 represents the most powerful roadgoing Jaguar to date. SVO massaged the brand's familiar 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine to produce...

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Maserati GranTurismo gets Alfieri-inspired grille

The Maserati GranTurismo is entering its 10th year on the market but still manages to look as good as the day it debuted. Nevertheless, with a successor likely some years off still, Maserati has decided to freshen up the GranTurismo for the 2018 model year. The most significant change is at the...

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Aston Martin DB11 now available with Mercedes-AMG V-8

Aston Martin's DB11 is now a little more attainable thanks to the addition of a V-8 option slotting in below the car's V-12. The engine is the familiar 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 developed by Mercedes-AMG. Recall that Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler entered a...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spied at the ‘Ring

Mercedes-AMG's GT R is just reaching showrooms here in the United States, but a bigger, badder and presumably faster version of the Affalterbach tuner's standalone sports car has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring. The car is almost certain to be the GT Black Series, which AMG...

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3,000-HP Nissan GT-R goes 255 mph to claim half-mile world record

The Nissan GT-R has become a beloved vehicle by many performance shops to push big horsepower numbers and break records. On June 19, another GT-R claimed yet another record. In fact, it became the world's fastest Nissan GT-R in the process. With 3,000 horsepower, the Extreme Turbo Systems Nissan...

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Next Subaru WRX and WRX STI likely not here before 2020

Those hoping to see an a redesigned WRX and WRX STI will have to wait a little longer. Subaru is in no hurry to rush its next performance nameplates; in fact, it's going to be at least a couple of years. Subaru Australia Managing Director Colin Christie told Motoring that a new WRX and WRX STI are...

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