Tag Archives: Supercars

The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple generations thanks to its world-record setting top-speed run and cutting-edge technology. Mind you, this car was built long before hybrids were a thing and compact disc sales were hot. What...

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Bugatti Chiron makes 0-248-0 MPH dash in record 41.96 seconds

We always knew the Bugatti Chiron was going to be faster than the Veyron, though we're only just coming to realize how much faster it is—and the gap is mindboggling. With racing driver Juan Pablo Montoya behind the wheel, a Chiron went from standstill to 248.548 mph (400 kmh) and back to standstill in 41.96 seconds. According to Bugatti...

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Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta built for charity fetches $10M

Ferrari has decided to build one more LaFerrari Aperta than planned, though this isn't just a money grab. Quite the opposite actually. The special 210th example, likely to be the last LaFerrari ever made, is to be built to help raise funds for charity, in this case the Save the Children organization's education program. The rights to the car went...

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Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar almost ready for Frankfurt debut

Mercedes-AMG's shown us the Formula 1-spec powertrain and suspension of its code-named Project One hypercar, and now we have the first real look at the body that will be draped over all the beautiful mechanical parts. Holy Pete, this thing is going to look evil! The Project One is basically going to be a race car for the street. The powertrain is...

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Zagato pays homage to the Iso Rivolta with Vision GT supercar concept

It's been a while since we last laid eyes on a concept developed for the Vision Gran Turismo project, a challenge put out by the makers of the "Gran Turismo" video game in 2013 to automakers and design firms to see who could come up with the best design for a grand touring car. The latest entry is from Italian design firm Zagato, which...

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2019 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots

Aston Martin is just putting the final touches on its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal late next year or early 2019, and we have the first spy shots of a test mule. Although the tester looks like the DB11, a closer...

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Japanese electric supercar you’ve never heard of promises 0-60 in under 2 seconds

Once a week it seems another new electric-car company announces plans to introduce its own interpretation of zero-emission technology. Some of them even promise incredible performance. Aspark, a new Japanese electric-car company, promises both. Though it's the performance that really catches our eye. Aspark will debut its all-electric supercar, dubbed the...

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Ferrari may have built a 458 Italia with a LaFerrari V-12

When the Ferrari 458 Italia debuted, it sung a sweet song via its 4.5-liter V-8 engine. However, it appears the iconic Italian sports car maker fitted one 458 Italia with a 6.3-liter V-12 engine. Not just any V-12 engine, but the LaFerrari's V-12 engine. We know the car is real thanks to a Ferrari collector by the name of Greg23 on Instagram. The collector...

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Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster: Lambo’s newest big-buck bald bull

Like a fine wine, the Lamborghini Aventador must get better. It is Italian after all. First, the coupe got the S treatment and now it's the roadster's turn. Ahead of its Frankfurt auto show debut, Lamborghini on Wednesday unveiled the 2018 Aventador S Roadster. The S suffix is the key here, and it denotes improvements to several areas of the car, including...

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