Tag Archives: Supercars

Leaked: 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider may be coming

The California Air Resources Board dropped a bit of inside information that supercar fans will find appealing Monday. Included in the list of certified vehicles to go on sale in the Golden State is this gem: the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider. CARB certification for the 600LT Spider is a step toward sale, although it's not necessarily a confirmation. We assumed...

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Bugatti reportedly considering second model line, maybe an SUV

Bugatti is reportedly ready to expand its horizons and introduce a second line of models. Like numerous other automakers, the French marque is apparently leaning toward an SUV rather than a traditional sedan or second supercar. The news comes from a Autocar report published Tuesday, in which newly minted Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann said the brand is...

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Aston Martin 003 hypercar will be first with new turbo V-6

Aston Martin's 003 hypercar due in 2021 will be powered by a new turbocharged V-6 developed in-house, CEO Andy Palmer has confirmed. Speaking with Auto Express in an interview published Friday, Palmer said the V-6 is related to Aston Martin's current V-12, a twin-turbocharged unit displacing 5.2-liters, and in the 003 will be paired with a KERS-style hybrid...

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2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ first drive review: The life you save

I didn't kill the little orange traffic cone on purpose, but nor did I have much regret for its demise, which was in the name of science. Or at least, research. Lamborghini requested that I run my first laps in the new track-centric Aventador SVJ (Super Veloce Jota, a name borrowed from its classic Miura) at the Grand Prix circuit in Estoril, Portugal...

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This Ferrari-powered F1 replica is road-legal, production-bound

Driving a real Formula 1 racer on the road isn't possible. That makes Zac Mihajlovic's homemade, road-legal F1 replica really something. Mihajlovic has documented the build process on Instagram, which reveals the car features an actual Ferrari V-12 engine. Specifically, the engine comes from an F12 Berlinetta, which makes 769 horsepower and 520 pound-feet...

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2020 Audi R8 Spyder spy shots

Audi Sport's second-generation R8 supercar is about to receive a round of updates as it reaches the midway point in its life cycle, and today we have the first spy shots of a prototype for the updated R8 Spyder. Previous testers showed the coupe only. The prototype suggests that the changes will be mild, at least on the outside of the car. Clearly visible...

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Keep your eyes peeled: Mercedes-AMG Project One prototypes hit the road

Mercedes-AMG's Project One hypercar is approaching the final stage of development. From the few photos AMG has supplied, the car looks absolutely menacing out on the road, even with many of the finer elements still missing. But what the photos can't provide is the sound the car makes thanks to it featuring the same engine as Mercedes' multiple...

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Aston Martin 003 hypercar teased, might race at Le Mans

Aston Martin's Valkyrie hasn't even started deliveries but the British automaker is already teasing the hypercar that will come after it. Aston Martin on Thursday released a teaser sketch for a new hypercar code-named the 003 and slated to arrive on the market in late 2021. For those counting, the Valkyrie carries the 001 code name while the track-only...

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Aston Martin teases DBS GT Zagato, will sell it with DB4 GT Zagato continuation car

Italian design house and coachbuilder Zagato turns 100 next year and will celebrate by working with one of its closest partners throughout the years: Aston Martin. The two will collaborate on a new DBS GT Zagato based on the DBS Superleggera, a teaser for which was released Wednesday. The teaser hints at a car that is thoroughly modern and barely resembling...

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