Tag Archives: Supercars

Lewis Hamilton spotted in LA with new Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

It turns out Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton is one of the 210 people in possession of a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta. He was spotted driving around Los Angeles in the white car and one of the stops he made was at the popular Nobu restaurant in Malibu where this video was taken. While Hamilton drove up to the restaurant in the LaFerrari Aperta, he...

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Michelin working on tires rated to 300 MPH

Supercars have become hypercars, and with that moniker upgrade we've seen a move to insane performance figures. The idea of a sub-2.0 seconds for the 0-60 mph run is being discussed while the other end of the speed spectrum has production vehicles knocking on the door of 280 mph and beyond. This is a fascinating time for engine builders and aerodynamics...

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Watch a Ford GT’s active aero rear wing in action

The second-generation Ford GT has plenty of party tricks, but one of them is a trick rear wing that offers multiple functions while driving around town or at the track. Video from Drag Times explores and demonstrates how the active aero rear wing works by hooking up a GoPro to showcase how the wing behaves while driving. The particular GT isn't broken in...

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This ultra-rare Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato can be yours

Aston Martin produces beautiful, expensive machines. Anything can be improved, however, and that includes the lines of the powerfully pretty Vanquish. Back in 2016, Zagato showed off a concept that proves this point; the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato. The crowd in attendance at that year's Concorso d'Eleganze Villa d'Este was wowed and Zagato and Aston...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spy shots and video

Aston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a replacement for the Vanquish, prototypes for which are shown here. However, the car won't be called a Vanquish as earlier thought. Instead, it will be called a DBS Superleggera. The new name, along with a June 2018 reveal...

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Ferrari Modulo drives again thanks to James Glickenhaus

Back in 2014, James Glickenhaus added a real rarity to his car collection: the one-off Ferrari Modulo. Now, it drives again. Video from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) shows the concept taking to the street for the first time in years—a truly mesmerizing sight. For a bit of background on the Modulo, the Ferrari concept first came to life in the...

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Full-size Lego McLaren 720S graces Petersen Automotive Museum

Hot on the heels of the intricate Bugatti Chiron Lego model, everyone's favorite toy bricks have been turned into another masterpiece. The Petersen Automotive Museum announced on Monday that a full-size, McLaren 720S model is now on display at the museum. The 1:1 model is made of more than 280,000 Lego bricks and weighs 3,200 pounds. McLaren worked closely...

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Ferrari FXX K Evo listed for sale; seller claims street-legal conversion possible

Ferrari debuted the FKK X, the track-only variant of the LaFerrari hypercar, in December 2014. Last year, the Prancing Horse debuted the even more hardcore FXX K Evo, which upon its reveal was sold out. Well, today is someone's lucky day because an example has surfaced for sale. It's listed for sale on James Edition by dealer Knight International. Not only...

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Hennessey believes being the fastest really matters

John Hennessey, founder of Hennessey Performance Engineering, says being the fastest really matters. It's a goal he aims to achieve with the Hennessey Venom F5 supercar. Speaking to Autocar in a report published on Monday, Hennessey said the "fast is best" ethos comes from the company's customer base—HPE has a reputation for building vehicles with...

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Dodge Viper to return? Marchionne leaves the door open

In August 2017 the last Dodge Viper slithered off the assembly line, and for a second time, it was said to be dead forever. In recent weeks, however, reports have popped up stating that the Viper would return in 2021, minus the iconic V-10 engine under its hood. Last Friday at an investor conference in Italy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles laid out its latest...

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