Tag Archives: Supercars

Ford has no plans to chase lap records with GT

Ford has adamantly stayed away from pushing its performance machines around race circuits for lap-time bragging rights. And that sentiment hasn't changed to this day. That's despite a recent diagnostic visit to Virginia International Raceway where the Ford GT monstered every single production car lap record with a 2:38.62. But, Ford isn't planning on making...

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This Aventador replica has a retractable hardtop and motorcycle power

Many of you have Lamborghini-sized dreams when it comes to the sort of vehicles you'd like to put in your garage. But having a Lamborghini budget is a different matter. For one enterprising individual it doesn't matter because he can build his own dream lineup of cars. In fact, he's created a Lamborghini Aventador of his own, and it comes complete with a...

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Zenvo bringing new supercar to 2018 Geneva auto show

Denmark's Zenvo is promising a new supercar for March's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. All we know about the car is what is revealed in a trio of teaser shots the company released Tuesday. They reveal little in the way of details apart from a taste of the car's gorgeous carbon fiber body work. We're not sure whether we're looking at a separate model...

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Witness 19 Porsche 918 Spyders attack the alps

If you had a Porsche 918 Spyder, where would you want to take it? What if you had 18 friends that also owned 918 Spyders? It might be time to hit the Alps, which is what Porsche and 19 918 Spyder owners recently did. The route was 1,500 kilometers and the $20 million strong convoy had five days to go from one end of an Alpine pass to the other. Porsche...

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Remaining 15 Bugatti EB 110 chassis receive new lease on life as SP-110 Edonis

It's a blast from the past with a modern twist. The creation above began life as a Bugatti EB110 supercar, but it will soon come to life as the SP-110 Edonis Fenice. Underneath the rather intriguing bodywork is an original Bugatti EB110 carbon fiber monocoque, and there are plans for a small run of the cars, 15 to be exact. A company by the name of Casil...

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New teaser reveals face of Rimac’s next electric supercar

When Rimac first turned up at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show with the Concept_One electric supercar, few could have guessed at the time that less than a decade later there would be a race among the major automakers to electrify their lineups. Now Rimac is ready to unveil a successor model, though the playing field looks very different today. We've already...

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Lamborghini isn’t interested in self-driving tech or going full-electric

Lamborghini is about fun. So says the company's head of research and development Maurizio Reggiani. That means self-driving capability is off the table; it also means an electric Lambo won't be a reality for some time as the technology isn't where it needs to be for a brand that has definite performance requirements. I interviewed Mr. Reggiani last week at...

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300 mph in the Koenigsegg Agera RS? It’s doable

The Koenigsegg Agera RS claimed the production-car top speed record last November with a 277.9 mph run, but the company said higher speeds aren't out of the question—they're just not a priority. Christian von Koenigsegg and Michelin product manager Eric Schmedding spoke with The Drive in a report published on Thursday, and both conceded the Agera RS...

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Lamborghini Aventador replacement likely to have V-12 aided by electrification

The Lamborghini Aventador is a technological marvel, with its Formula 1-inspired inboard dampers, all-wheel drive, rear-wheel steering, and V-12 engine. The stunning supercar dates back to 2011, so it's due for replacement fairly soon. We have reported that 2020 could be the target date for an Aventador successor. By that time, nine years will have elapsed...

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Leaked details suggest Ferrari 488 GTO could be faster than a LaFerrari

Ferrari is working on a hardcore version of the 488 GTB to celebrate the car's run ahead of the arrival of a successor model. The hardcore car is rumored to be called a 488 GTO, and word on the street is that it will be the fastest Ferrari road car to date. Yes, faster than even the LaFerrari flagship. Ferrari this week held a presentation for loyal...

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