Tag Archives: Supercars

Will the Chevy Corvette ZR1 debut in Dubai?

A new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been testing for a while now. The last we heard the car was due out at the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase in August, as a 2018 model. However, it was a no show. It now means we're likely to see the new ZR1 delayed until the 2019 model year. The good news is that Chevrolet is expected to start production of 2019...

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Pagani decides to build a new Zonda for customer of tuning firm TopCar Design

Another day, another Zonda. Okay, that's a bit of an exaggeration, but there's still a surprising number of new Zondas being churned out by Pagani despite the car officially being out of production. Remember all the hoopla over the Revolucion? The car, of which just five examples were built, was rolled out in 2013 to mark the end of the road for...

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Watch Devel’s 12.3-Liter Quad-Turbo V-16 make 5,007 horsepower

When a new hypercar builder arrives on the scene, it's met with lots of skepticism and eye rolling. It's typically all warranted, though, as these cars promise insane speeds, crazier price tags, and an often imaginary waiting list. This is also usually accompanied by press release photos that are made up of Photoshop renderings. When Dubai-based Devel...

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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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