Tag Archives: Supercars

2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy shots and video

Lamborghini has once again been caught testing a more hardcore version of its Aventador. And thanks to a photo of the car's digital instrument cluster (shown below), taken from a video from the folks at Salento V12, we know the car will be called the Aventador SVJ, an abbreviation for Super Veloce Jota. Lamborghini diehards will recognize the name from the...

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One of 50 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Editions heads to auction

Lexus models normally don't flood consignment lots at big-name auctions, but we'd wager more than a few interested parties will step up to bid on this 2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition. The special LFA will grace the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, which runs from April 12 to 15, and the car is just one of 50 ever built. Lexus debuted the LFA...

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Incredibly rare 1981 BMW M1 AHG Studie for sale for $930k

The BMW M1 remains a brilliant but briefly offered gem in the automaker's history. It was a mid-engine supercar that arrived in 1978 out of nowhere and was gone by 1981, before the world realized what it had received. BMW built 400 homologation specials of this factory race car and every one that's still around is a cherished collectible of high value...

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John Hennessey shows how a new Ford GT is delivered

The purchase and ultimate delivery process that comes along with a supercar is a bit different than what you might experience when you buy the family sedan or truckster. Those vehicles are fine, but they don't deserve pomp and circumstance. A machine like the 2018 Ford GT, however, does. John Hennessey just took delivery of a new Ford GT, and he had his...

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Koenigsegg building its final Ageras

Koenigsegg on Wednesday announced that it is in the process of building its last two Agera hypercars, after which the company's sole product will be the Regera hybrid. The last Ageras are the two remaining examples of the three-car Agera Final collection announced in 2016. Koenigsegg presented the first Agera Final at that year's Geneva auto show. It isn't...

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Bugatti boss isn’t interested in Chiron’s top speed

They say a submarine captain never truly knows how deep his vessel can go. Similarly, Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann doesn't know how fast his Chiron can go. According to a report published by CNBC last Thursday, he doesn't care to find out. When Bugatti launched the Chiron back in 2016, the automotive world was quite curious to learn the top speed of this...

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Valentino Rossi samples the Ferrari 488 Pista at Fiorano

Multiple MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi took time out from his busy schedule to sample the latest and greatest from Ferrari, the 488 Pista, on Wednesday. The test drive took place at Ferrari's Fiorano test track in Maranello, Italy, where Rossi was able to push the 710-horsepower machine to the limits. Ferrari says the hardcore 488 variant needs 1:21.5 to...

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Rimac C_Two almost sold out despite $2M price tag

It was only unveiled at last month's 2018 Geneva auto show but Rimac's C_Two electric supercar is already close to being sold out—despite a $2 million starting price. In an interview with Autocar published on March 28, Kreso Coric, who heads sales at Rimac, said the Croatian firm is planning a build run of 150 cars for the C_Two and most build slots...

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Silent-running Ferrari likely packs new hybrid powertrain

Video has emerged showing a likely mule for Ferrari's new hybrid powertrain testing at the automaker's Fioarno circuit. The mule is based on the 488 GTB but shown to accelerate without any noise, suggesting it's running on electric power alone. Ferrari has confirmed a new hybrid powertrain for launch around 2019. It will likely appear first in the...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS owner encouraged top speed run

Many of the automotive industry's records and accolades are specifically sought after by the companies themselves. Not so for the Koenigsegg Agera RS' top speed record run. Actually, the owner of the car came up with the idea. Koenigsegg's founder, CEO and namesake, Christian von Koenigsegg, told Driving in an interview that the owner approached the company...

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