Tag Archives: Sports Cars

First ad for the 2017 Honda Civic Type-R drops

Honda has long had a penchant for motorsports, and it has translated into an iconic nameplate for the brand's road cars: Type-R. Except, the United States has mostly been left out of the Type-R party. That changes this year and Honda is sounding the news off loud and clear in the 2017 Civic...

Read More »

Lotus Exige once owned by Jerry Seinfeld up for grabs

Jerry Seinfeld's love of Porsches is renowned, but the comedian and television star isn't averse to cars from other marques. For example, a year ago we saw Seinfeld sell a batch of cars that included a couple of Volkswagens. Now a 2009 Lotus Exige S 260 he once owned is coming up for...

Read More »

Audi RS models test for almost 5,000 miles on the Nürburgring

All Audi vehicles offer luxury, but the brand has a three-tiered approach when it comes to performance. Base Audis, especially sedans and coupes, are fairly sporty, but the uplevel S models definitely amp up the sporty feel. There is a third level, though, the RS models, that push the envelope...

Read More »

Rezvani cuts Beast Alpha price in half

The Rezvani Beast Alpha is now priced at $95,000, a full $105,000 less than it did when the vehicle debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The Alpha is the removable hardtop version of the Beast, though instead of using a donor Ariel Atom chassis the Alpha relies on the chassis of a Lotus...

Read More »

Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for Bonhams' auction during 2017 Monterey Car Week this August. A Jaguar E-Type will always conjure special attention, but the...

Read More »

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the Lotus Elise. The final version saw 288 horsepower and nearly 300 pound-feet of torque from its electric powertrain. Today...

Read More »

Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche's former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918 Spyder and 919 Hybrid racer put Porsche in a good position to develop just such a car. It turns out Porsche has since dropped...

Read More »

2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new convertible is due on sale in 2018, meaning we should see it arrive as a 2019 model. Its arrival is expected to trail that of an...

Read More »