Tag Archives: Supercars

This Ferrari LaFerrari V-12 engine can be yours for $385,000

If you have $385,000, you have your choice of just about any car on the market. Or, you can buy one particularly expensive engine, the Ferrari LaFerrari's 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V-12. The engine itself surfaced for sale on eBay from a Florida-based seller and is one of 709 units manufactured. We say 709 units made because the LaFerrari was limited to...

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Now’s your chance to buy one of 53 road-legal Jaguar race cars

The year is 1990. You're a higher up at Jaguar and you want to get folks to start talking about your road cars more often. One obvious way to achieve this is by making a splash in the world of motorsports. Another is to take what you've learned in that space and apply it to a special road-going supercar. Jaguar did this in 1990 when it produced a monstrous...

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Mercedes-AMG designers share their insights about the Project One

The Mercedes-AMG Project One was potentially one of the most hyped supercars of 2017. The brand didn't disappoint when the car was revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show with an electrified 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6 and a split turbo that helped give it more than 1,000 horsepower. We've drooled over the technical specifications and vehicle construction...

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SSC not dead, releases teaser for Tuatara supercar

It's been a while since we last heard about SSC North America (formerly Shelby SuperCars) and its promised Tuatara supercar, a car that could potentially reclaim the production car land speed record for the firm. That is, if the project ever manages to get off the ground. So far all we've seen is a concept. That was back in 2011. However, SSC...

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Lego Lexus LFA is a scale delight

A number of folks on this planet channel their inner child to become exquisitely talented at turning little plastic bricks into sculptures of their favorite things. A Flickr user by the username of Noah_L is one of those people as he's mastered the art of creating art with Lego. Lexus Enthusiast spotted his latest build, and it's a clean example of what's...

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This could be the mid-engine Corvette’s LT7 twin-turbo V-8

A major clue regarding the mid-engine C8 Chevrolet Corvette may have been revealed. New CAD images of what's believed to be a twin-turbocharged V-8 destined for the car have been posted to Twitter by user Michael Accardi. You can clearly see one of the turbochargers nestled near the bottom and to the right of the engine. According to Accardi, the...

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See the first street-legal Aston Martin Vulcan hit the road

There are only 24 Aston Martin Vulcans in existence and so far just one of them can be legally driven on the street. With Aston Martin's blessing, British motorsport and engineering firm RML Group has completed the first road car conversion for the track-only supercar. It's no easy task as unlike the rival Ferrari FXX K and McLaren P1 GTR track...

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McLaren testing electric car but production still years away

McLaren in 2016 revealed it was investigating the potential for an electric supercar as part of its Track22 business plan. The company has since revealed it has test mules for an electric car up and running but that production is likely years if not decades away from becoming a reality. “We've got a pure [electric vehicle] mule and part of the...

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Ferrari Testarossa convertible from Michael Jackson Pepsi commercial for sale

Back in the 1980s, Michael Jackson was the undisputed King of Pop and Ferrari was the king of the supercar. Imagine if you combined the two? That's just the thought that Pepsi had for a commercial back in 1987. Pepsi took it another step further and commissioned a convertible Testarossa for its shoot of a commercial called "The Chopper." That car is now up...

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Bugatti reaches production target with 70 Chirons built this year

That's 70 down, 430 to go. Bugatti announced on Thursday that the brand reached its 2017 production goal with 70 Chirons built in total. Deliveries of the Veyron's successor began in this past March and Bugatti delivered the 70 units built this year to customers around the world. Bugatti's statistics show 43 percent of orders came from Europe, 26 percent...

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