Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Ruf unveils rear-engine, carbon fiber CTR sports car

Famous Porsche tuner Ruf has returned with a new generation of its CTR sports car, and the latest is the first car completely developed in-house by the still family owned business run out of Pfaffenhausen, Germany. On display this week at the 2017 Geneva auto show, the new CTR, the fourth in the...

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Porsche highlights its top 5 most memorable Exclusive models

Since 1986, Porsche has offered customers the opportunity to build a bespoke sports car. In the process, Porsche has also treated enthusiasts at large to Exclusive models to mark various occasions. Those Exclusive models are the subject of Porsche's latest Top 5 video. At number five comes the 2012...

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Group led by AC Cars buys bankrupt sports car startup Zenos

In January, we learned that British sports car startup Zenos had entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. A group led by fellow British sports car brand AC Cars, maker of the legendary AC Cobra, has since acquired the rights to the Zenos name and all of the...

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Is Chevy working on active aero for a future Corvette?

General Motors looks to have patented an active aerodynamics system that takes into account body movements when making adjustments. The concept of active aero is to adjust aerodynamic elements such as shutters or spoilers to deliver either lower drag or higher downforce. When done correctly, active...

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DS wants a hybrid sports car

PSA Group's new luxury brand DS has shown it's capable of building an SUV capable of competing with Germany's best, at least when it comes to appearance and technology. Now the automaker wants to take on its rivals in the electrified sports car arena. According to Evo, DS has...

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How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI prepped by rally specialists Prodrive to race down the mecca for bobsledders in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The others? A...

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Porsche engineer hints at mid-engine 911 road car

Porsche broke with over 50 years of 911 rear-engine tradition when it rolled out the mid-engine 911 RSR race car at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The primary benefit of going with a mid-engine design is weight distribution, since you no longer have the heavy engine behind the rear axle. Keeping...

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