Tag Archives: Supercars

Bugatti builds 100th Chiron

Bugatti on Wednesday revealed it had built the 100th example of its Chiron. The milestone was reached a little over two years since the 1,480-horsepower hypercar's debut at the 2016 Geneva auto show. Bugatti celebrated by taking a group shot with the car and its employees at its headquarters in Molsheim, France. The car, which is destined for a customer in...

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Ferrari SP38 channels the iconic F40

Ferrari has unveiled the latest creation from its exclusive Special Projects program. The program lets the most loyal of loyal Ferrari customers build their dream Prancing Horse based on the donor chassis of an existing model. And the latest Special Projects Ferrari is the SP38 which is based on the 488 GTB and draws inspiration from the iconic F40. This...

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2017 Ford GT sells for $1.8M at auction

Ford made buyers of its modern GT supercar sign an agreement promising not to sell for at least two years in an attempt to curb the cars from being flipped for huge profits. It hasn't worked because some GT buyers have already sold their cars, with the latest example selling at Mecum's auction in Indianapolis last week for $1,815,000, including the buyer's...

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Ford sues dealership that resold John Cena’s GT

Legal drama seems to follow the Ford GT wherever it goes. The latest installment of drama comes from a well-known story involving John Cena, his GT, and the fact the actor and wrestler flipped the car within a no-sell window. Ford sued Cena last year, and the ordeal is still playing out in court, but the automaker also filed a lawsuit against the dealership...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS “Gryphon” crashed…again

On May 11, 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS commissioned by American collector Manny Khoshbin crashed at the hands of a Koenigsegg test driver during routine pre-delivery testing at a track in Trollhättan, Sweden. A year later, almost to the day, the same car has crashed again—on a stretch of road next to the same track where last year's crash...

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Fired from Ford, father of GT supercar now president of company building it

The main person behind the modern Ford GT is now one of the people in charge at the company that builds the supercar. Raj Nair, former president of Ford North America, is now president of Canada's Multimatic Motorsports, Road & Track reported Friday. Nair was pushed out of his role at Ford following an investigation into "inappropriate behavior," and...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

A prototype for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted, and the latest tester is wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. The mid-engine model is thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due in time for the 2020 model year. The car was originally thought to be coming for 2019 but production of the 2019...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spy shots

The first prototype for the open-top version of Aston Martin's Vanquish-replacing DBS Superleggera has been spotted. The tester was spotted outside Aston Martin's AMR Performance Center at the Nürburgring and is still at an early stage of development, as evidenced by the makeshift exhaust tips at the rear. While it may look like a DB11 Volante, the...

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Holy roller: Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán sells for $861,000

A handful of charitable organizations will receive fresh funds, thanks to the Pope and his Lamborghini Huracán. Last Saturday, Lamborghini announced the special Huracán model it had built for il Papa sold for $861,000 at RM Sotheby's Monaco auction. The Italian supercar maker first donated the Huracán to Pope Francis last November. His...

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