Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Lotus appoints new CEO of sports cars

Former Jaguar-Land Rover executive Phil Popham has joined British sports car maker Lotus. Lotus company announced Thursday that Phil Popham will join the company as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Group Lotus and CEO of Lotus Sports Cars. Popham will report directly to Lotus Group CEO Feng Qingfeng, who took over the top CEO role from...

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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911, the 992, which will be hitting the market soon. The latest prototypes, which show both the Carrera and Carrera S, are almost completely devoid of camouflage gear, and they also reveal most of the interior including a new digital dash. Most of the new details can be found at the rear which sports...

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Grex will offer the TVR Sagaris as a kit car, even in the States

TVR is an iconic name in the realm of British motoring. The automaker has ridden a wave of strong ups and terrible downs. Along the way, the boutique sports car maker cranked out a number of sports car, and, despite some quality control issues, folks still clamor for a TVR. The brand is in the process of a rebirth in Wales, but it remains forbidden fruit...

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2019 Fiat 124 Spider benefits from new options including Monza exhaust for Abarth

Fiat will look to spice things up for its 124 Spider with a handful of new options being introduced for 2019. Key among them is a Record Monza exhaust upgrade for the 124 Spider Abarth that gives the car a more aggressive growl. It offers some solace to fans still sour from the Abarth model only receiving a 10-horsepower edge over the standard 124 Spider...

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Tesla Roadster makes European debut at 2018 Grand Basel show

Tesla's big surprise the company promised for this week's 2018 Grand Basel show in Switzerland has turned out to be a mockup of the second-generation Roadster, this one finished in white. It was hoped we might see a production-ready example of the new Roadster, which Tesla has promised for delivery in 2020, but the version we received at Grand Basel on...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R "Clubsport" spy shots and video

Mercedes-AMG is known to be working on a range-topping Black Series version of its GT sports car, but before it arrives the Affalterbach tuner will introduce a new version positioned between it and the current GT R. A prototype for this new version has just been spotted testing at the Nürburgring. We know it isn't one the earlier testers for the Black...

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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911, the 992, which will be hitting the market soon. The latest prototypes, which show both the Carrera and Carrera S, are almost completely devoid of camouflage gear, and they also reveal most of the interior including a new digital dash. Most of the new details can be found at the rear which sports...

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Tesla has a surprise reveal for Grand Basel show; is it the production Roadster?

The Grand Basel show in Switzerland will play host to a new Tesla reveal, the electric car manufacturer confirmed Friday. Tesla sent invites to owners declaring it has a "surprise" to showcase at the show that celebrates all things design, as well as "automotive masterpieces." Noting the show's theme, the production version of the Tesla's second-generation...

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Koenigsegg yet to deliver any engines to Spyker

Dutch sports car marque Spyker announced in March 2017 that it will start using V-8 engines for its flagship C8 line sourced from Sweden's Koenigsegg, instead of the aging Audi units that have powered the C8 since the nameplate's launch in 2000. Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to have been any progress beyond the original announcement, which was made by...

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots

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. Our latest spy shots show an early tester for the new 911 GT3. It follows shots of prototypes for the Carrera and Carrera Cabriolet, as well as the Turbo. We know this latest...

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