Tag Archives: Supercars

This McLaren Senna scale model costs as much as a good used car

The first McLaren Senna recently landed stateside and is now being enjoyed by one lucky and well-off owner. Now, more of us can enjoy our own for "just" $8,184. There's a catch, of course. This one comes courtesy of Amalgam Collection, and it's a 1:8 scale model. In the world of high-end collectible scale models. Amalgam rises to the top. The company makes...

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Lamborghini builds 8,000th Aventador, 11,000th Huracán

It's been seven years since Lamborghini began production of the Murciélago-replacing Aventador, and five since the Gallardo left us in favor of the Huracán. On Tuesday, both nameplates reached significant milestones. Lamborghini announced it has produced the 8,000th Aventador and the 11,000th Huracán. The milestone Aventador, an S...

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India startup Vazirani unveils Shul supercar concept

Indian startup Vazirani Automotive used last week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the premiere of a wild supercar concept the company hopes to put into production someday. Vazirani is the creation of Indian automotive designer Chunky Vazirani, and its concept is an extended-range electric supercar called the Shul. Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the...

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Ford GT application process to re-open late this year

When Ford introduced the second-generation GT supercar, it took applications from hopeful buyers. The company received some 6,000 applications and approved 500 of them. Then, when the Blue Oval announced it was expanding production for two more years, the company approved another 250 applicants from that initial group. In the fourth quarter of this year...

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2017 Ford GT production fell short, but Ford will make up the difference

Ford initially committed to building the second-generation GT for two years, with 250 units promised for each year. The Blue Oval said later it would add another two years onto the run of the race-bred supercar, bringing the total to 1,000. Well, things haven't gone exactly as planned. Motor Authority discovered through a Ford GT message board that...

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Lamborghini Aventador, Veneno, and Centenario recalled

About 1,700 Lamborghini Aventador coupes and roadsters should check in with the ranch soon, according to the automaker. Lamborghini recalled the rare Italian supercar June 12 for an engine software issue that could stall the car at low speeds. All Aventador models sold in the U.S. will be recalled, from 2012 to today. The recall includes even special...

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Vanda Dendrobium D-1 electric supercar to be built in UK

After nearly a year of silence, Vanda has returned with fresh information on its Dendrobium D-1 electric supercar. The Singapore-based company announced Tuesday that it will build the supercar in the United Kingdom. The U.K. production likely has something to do with Vanda's partner that brought the Dendrobium to life: Williams Advanced Engineering. The...

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Nio EP9 sets fastest time for street-legal cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Nio EP9's electric hypercar has set the fastest time for a street-legal car in the Goodwood Festival of Speed's famous hill climb. The car ran a time of 44.61 seconds during Saturday's Supercar shootout event, which eclipsed the previous time of 47.07 set by a McLaren P1 LM by Lanzante in 2016. Doing the driving was Scottish racing driver Peter Dumbreck. We...

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Lamborghini Aventador, Veneno and Centenario recalled

Lamborghini is recalling 1,700 Aventador coupes and roadsters. The Italian automaker has discovered a gearbox issue that could lead to an engine stall. This recall also affects the special variations of the car, which means that Centenario and even Veneno owners are being hit with a recall notice. It turns out the seven-speed transmission in the Aventador...

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Pininfarina launches own hypercar brand with an electric Bugatti fighter

If you're a storied brand waiting to break free, your best strategy is to make a big splash. Such is the situation of Pininfarina, which plans to launch a range of four new cars under its own name between 2020 and 2025, company executives told Motor Authority in a private meeting in New York on Thursday. As a small, Italian custom styling and...

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