Tag Archives: Supercars

McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection is the darker side of the supercar

McLaren Special Operations is the extension of the automaker tasked with bringing extra special versions of its super machines to life. This is often done through bespoke requests made by customers, but sometimes MSO produces a limited run of vehicles designed in a spec of its choosing. We think the MSO folks have been watching "This is Spinal Tap" lately...

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McLaren COO swears its cars will continually get faster

Cars today are fast. Your average modern minivan could smoke your average Ferrari from the 1970s. As the standard road car has improved its performance metrics, so too have supercars. Run down a spec sheet and you'll wind up seeing numbers that will make your mind spin. According to the McLaren's Chief Operating Officer, the British company's road cars...

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Aston Martin mid-engine supercar to be hybrid, developed with Red Bull Racing

Aston Martin is poised to launch a mid-engine hybrid supercar fit to battle the Ferrari 488, and Red Bull Racing, its Formula One partner, is on board for development. The company's CEO told Motoring in a report published Friday that the mid-engine supercar will house plenty of Valkyrie influence, but the car won't be nearly as extreme. He confirmed 130...

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McLaren F1 successor to be company’s fastest road car to date

McLaren has confirmed its F1 successor, codenamed BP23, will indeed be its fastest road car ever. Translation: it will be faster than the original F1, which set a world record with its 243 mph top speed. The company's CEO, Mike Flewitt, confirmed the accolade at the Geneva motor show on Friday and explicitly said the BP23 "hyper GT" will exceed the 243-mph...

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New Stratos debuts at 2018 Geneva auto show

First unveiled in 2010, and in stunning Alitalia livery no less, the New Stratos brought one of the most iconic rally car designs into the modern era. The project was the dream of Michael Stoschek, a German billionaire with a love of rally cars of the original Statos' era. He commissioned Pininfarina to build it, which the Italian design house did using the...

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AMG boss thinks Project One will break all-time Nürburgring record of 6:11.13

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar is without question going to be fast: it's a street-legal car with a Formula 1 race car's powertrain. Now it seems the Project One might set a new bar for defining fast: destroying the all-time Nürburgring lap record. AMG boss Tobias Moers told Autocar that "it's reasonable to speculate" the brand's new...

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Koenigsegg to replace Agera RS at 2019 Geneva auto show

The Koenigsegg Agera RS is a mighty machine. It's one of the few cars on the planet that can legitimately skip over the name supercar and jump straight to hypercar. It's also a car that's been around since 2011, and Koenigsegg is getting ready to replace it. That won't happen at this year's Geneva auto show, but next year Koenigsegg will have a brand-new...

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McLaren Senna GTR not bound for motorsport

Despite its track-focused intentions, the McLaren Senna GTR concept does not preview a McLaren entry into the World Endurance Championship, the company confirmed. McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt dashed such hopes speaking to Autocar in a report published on Wednesday. He told the publication McLaren is "not going to race" the Senna, which means we won't see the...

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