Tag Archives: Supercars

McLaren’s MSO team turn out stunning 675LT tribute car

The Gulf Racing livery has remained one of the most iconic in motorsport, and the blue and orange color scheme looked particular delightful when applied to the body of a 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail. That car, also referred to as the Davidoff F1, has raced in FIA events all over the globe. It's in a private collection but many are quite smitten with its...

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Report: mid-engine C8 Corvette to get flat-crank 600-hp and 800-hp V-8s, 1,000-hp AWD hybrid version, but no manual

New details surrounding Chevrolet's worst-kept secret, the next-generation mid-engine Corvette, should be more than enough to perk up enthusiasts' ears. The rather detailed information comes from a Car and Driver report, which pegs three engines for the sports car turned supercar. At launch, the C8 Corvette will receive an upgraded version of the current...

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Ferrari SP38 looks even better in the wild

This past weekend was the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este held on the shores of Italy's Lake Como, and though the annual event is a hotbed for classic cars one of the standouts this year was a very modern design. In fact, it was only revealed to the world a week ago. We are of course talking about the one-off Ferrari SP38 based on the bones of...

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Ferrari SP38 looks even better in the wild

This past weekend was the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este held on the shores of Italy's Lake Como, and though the annual event is a hotbed for classic cars one of the standouts this year was a very modern design. In fact, it was only revealed to the world a week ago. We are of course talking about the one-off Ferrari SP38 based on the bones of...

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Brabham BT62 supercar storms Australia’s Phillip Island circuit

Brabham's new BT62 is the hot topic right now. The track-only supercar made its debut this month in London and now we have video of it storming Australia's picturesque Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Doing the driving is Brabham's Le Mans-winning managing director, David Brabham, a son of late Brabham co-founder and three-time Formula 1 world champion...

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McLaren names Indy 500 winner as new chief test driver

McLaren's next-generation of sports cars and supercars will first be handed to Kenny Bräck. The British automaker announced Wednesday that the Swedish racing driver is now chief test driver. He replaces long-time tester Chris Goodwin who last year joined Aston Martin. The title comes with major responsibility: climb behind the wheel of numerous McLaren...

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Bruno Senna drives the McLaren Senna

Much like the McLaren Senna, racing driver Bruno Senna has a large name to live up to. Bruno is the nephew of Ayrton Senna, one of the all-time greatest racing drivers. McLaren has named its newest hypercar the Senna to honor the late great motorsport hero but also to highlight just how focused of a machine it is. To dive more deeply into this relationship...

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Bugatti builds 100th Chiron

Bugatti on Wednesday revealed it had built the 100th example of its Chiron. The milestone was reached a little over two years since the 1,480-horsepower hypercar's debut at the 2016 Geneva auto show. Bugatti celebrated by taking a group shot with the car and its employees at its headquarters in Molsheim, France. The car, which is destined for a customer in...

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Ferrari SP38 channels the iconic F40

Ferrari has unveiled the latest creation from its exclusive Special Projects program. The program lets the most loyal of loyal Ferrari customers build their dream Prancing Horse based on the donor chassis of an existing model. And the latest Special Projects Ferrari is the SP38 which is based on the 488 GTB and draws inspiration from the iconic F40. This...

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