Tag Archives: Supercars

Pininfarina gives glimpse of electric Bugatti rival’s cabin

Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina in April announced the launch of an eponymous car brand specializing in high-performance, ultra-luxury vehicles. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. It's code-named the PF0 and will be shown for the first time at next March's 2019 Geneva auto show, with deliveries to follow in...

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You can buy stock in a 1993 XJ220 for just $99

In today's age, classic cars are increasingly being treated as investment pieces and not just weekend getaway cruisers. One company has made a business out of the idea and aims to democratize classic car investments, and next up on the docket is a 1993 Jaguar XJ220. Rally Rd. is a smartphone app and website that lets users invest and buy shares in classic...

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Aston Martin likely to race Valkyrie successor at Le Mans

Aston Martin is more likely to race the successor to its Valkyrie and not the Valkyrie itself in the so-called Hypercar class (a name is yet to be selected) that will replace LMP1 as the premier class of the World Endurance Championship, and thus the 24 Hours of Le Mans as well. The news was revealed by Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer in an interview with...

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America’s Vector wants to build a new WX8 hypercar

Vector hasn't made a splash in the supercar scene since the W8 arrived in 1990 with a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 and 625 horsepower of grunt. The company is still kicking the company however, and it plans a new supercar it's calling the WX8. Vector's website lists some pretty pie-in-the-sky specifications for its dream supercar, including either an...

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SSC Tuatara hypercar headed to Monterey in production form

It's hard to believe it's been seven years since the Jason Castriota-designed SSC Tuatara concept was first shown to the world. During that time, SSC North America has been busy not only further developing the car but also securing funding as well as establishing new headquarters and modern production capabilities in West Richland, Washington. Now SSC is...

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The Aventador SVJ "will blow your mind" Lamborghini says

Lamborghini's Aventador SVJ is just around the corner, and the Italian firm says it "will blow your mind." The simple statement came in the supercar's latest teaser, which Lamborghini posted to its Facebook page. The photo also shows the famous raging bull logo affixed to a Hulk-like green hue. Perhaps we'll see the Aventador SVJ debut in the bright paint...

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Tourist racks up $47,000 in speeding fines with rented Lambo

It can happen to anyone. You're on vacation driving along roads you've never driven on before and you inadvertently creep past the speed limit, only to get nabbed by a speed camera or speed trap. For one tourist in Dubai, it happened multiple times in a matter of hours, and he clearly must have known he was speeding considering how fast he was going. Local...

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Adrian Newey explains why Aston Martin’s Valkyrie has a V-12

It might seem odd that Aston Martin chose to go with the relatively old-school choice of a big V-12 for its Valkyrie hypercar at a time when rivals are downsizing to turbocharged V-8s and even V-6s. Recall, Mercedes-AMG's Project One packs a 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6, albeit one nicked from the automaker's Formula 1 car. In an interview with Autocar...

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Witness the $21,000 Bugatti Veyron oil change

Technical knowhow is the main reason it's a good idea to go to a certified dealerships for maintenance on high-end supercars. A video from Royalty Exotic Cars owner Houston Crosta helps us understand why this is the case for the Bugatti Veyron. We're willing to bet right now Bugatti technicians would collectively gasp at the procedures used in the video...

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Ferrari patents new targa top design

Targa tops are great as the design enables a car to have the open-roof feel of a convertible without the loss of structural rigidity that normally comes by removing a car's roof. Popular targa models on sale today include the Chevrolet Corvette and of course the Porsche 911 Targa. Ferrari is an automaker that's offered targa models in the past, the most...

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