Tag Archives: Supercars

Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive review: fierce and focused

ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – The most fearsome, trackworthy Porsche is no longer the naturally aspirated GT3. If Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times mean anything to you, the wondrously capable 918 Spyder has also been eclipsed. The latest King of the ‘Ring and sharpest weapon in the Porsche lineup is the $294,250 911 GT2 RS, a twin-turbocharged, 700...

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American collector snaps up Bugatti Vision GT concept

American businessman Hezy Shaked is the new owner of the one-off Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept car that was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in order to preview the design of the Chiron. Shaked, the founder of fashion retailer Tillys, recently took delivery of the car which now joins a collection that also includes the first Bugatti Chiron and...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS sets 277.9 MPH top speed record

Sweden's Koenigsegg has claimed the production car land speed record with its Agera RS hypercar. Factory driver Niklas Lilja was the man behind the wheel. He on Saturday drove the customer-owned machine to a new record of 277.9 mph on a closed 12-mile section of Highway 160 just outside of Pahrump, Nevada. Per the standard format for setting a land...

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Lamborghini collaborates with MIT, teases hybrid supercar future

Lamborghini has something to show us, and it's no small deal when it describes the debut as the "supersport of the future." In three days, the marque will reveal a new supercar that could foreshadow cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology. However, Lamborghini didn't carry out the project on its own. It partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of...

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Lamborghini was started because Ferraris were too unreliable

It's one of the greatest rivalries of the automotive industry: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini. Actually, it's not just a rivalry, Lamborghini was a direct result of Ferrari. According to the story, retold by Donut Media, company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini didn't just want to build a better sports car, he wanted to basically shame Enzo Ferrari. Lamborghini...

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Hennessey Venom F5 revealed with over 1,600 HP, aims for 301 MPH top speed

Wake up Bugatti and Koenigsegg because Hennessey sounded an alarm. On Wednesday, the performance company out of Sealy, Texas revealed the Venom F5 hypercar with over 1,600 horsepower and a strong desire to reach a 301 mph top speed. The Venom F5 follows the similarly potent Venom GT, but the F5 dials every attribute up. The car starts with a completely new...

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Aston Martin salutes second-gen Vanquish with Ultimate edition

A new generation of the Aston Martin Vanquish is waiting in the wings, so to send the current second-generation model out on a high note, Aston Martin has rolled out the extra exclusive Vanquish S Ultimate. The car is limited to just 175 units worldwide and will start delivery next spring. It can be ordered as either a coupe or Volante convertible. Sadly...

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SCG reveals McLaren F1-style central driving position for new supercar

Since our initial post on Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus' new supercar came out a week ago, company founder James Glickenhaus has dropped new details including a teaser sketch showing a potential cabin design where the driver's seat is mounted in the center, à la the McLaren F1. He's also revealed that a static model of the car will...

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Ferrari FXX K Evo debuts at 2017 Finali Mondiali

Ferrari has just turned up the wild factor on its already extreme FXX K. The Italian firm has developed one of its evolution packages for the LaFerrari-based track car. The package will be made available as an upgrade kit for existing FXX K owners but will also be sold on a limited number of new FXX Ks to be built. In upgraded form, the car goes by the...

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