Tag Archives: Supercars

McLaren lineup will go all-hybrid by 2025, 18 cars in the pipeline

Electrification has swept across the auto industry, and McLaren is the latest to commit to an electrified future. McLaren Thursday announced an expansion of its previous Track22 business plan, fittingly called Track25. The updated vision calls for all McLaren cars to feature a hybrid system by 2025, up from half of its cars by 2022 in the Track22 plan...

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McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante revealed

Having already built a modern successor to the McLaren F1 LM based on the P1 hypercar, the folks at British motorsport and engineering company Lanzante have turned their sights on another legendary F1: the F1 GT Longtail. Lanzante is the same company that fielded the F1 GTR that won overall at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, and on Thursday it revealed the...

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Apollo says hypercars too capable, too diluted

Ryan Berris is the General Manager of Apollo Automobil, and he thinks today's super and hyper cars are a bit on the tame side. Speaking at an event where his company's Intenza Emozione made its static debut, Berris added, "cars now are becoming almost too capable, it dilutes the driving experience." Does increased capability lead to less of a supercar...

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India’s Vazirani Shul hypercar set to debut at Goodwood

India's first hypercar will make its formal debut at this week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it packs some serious credentials. In a teaser video, we see our first glimpses of the Vazirani Shul sporting a sleek silhouette. Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the "Gran Turismo" video game series, reportedly guided designers in the exterior design...

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Final Koenigsegg Ageras named Thor and Vader

This marks the end of the Agera era for Koenigsegg. The Swedish automaker has built its final two Agera hypercars, and the pair have been dubbed Thor and Vader. For Koenigsegg, the Agera represents the longest model name in production since the company was founded back in 1994. While Koenigsegg continually refined its original CC model, the Agera is the car...

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Hardcore Bugatti Chiron Divo teased ahead of August 24 reveal

In May we learned that Bugatti held a private preview showing of a new Chiron variant in Los Angeles, with one of the people claiming to have attended the preview describing the car as “controversial” and “pretty limited.” Bugatti on Tuesday finally confirmed the car as the Chiron Divo and said the reveal would take place on August...

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Pininfarina PF0 hypercar private showing planned for 2018 Monterey Car Week

Italian design house Pininfarina is launching a new car company under its own brand, one focused on high-performance, ultra-luxurious electric mobility. A soft-launch for the Pininfarina car brand, which is based in Munich, Germany, will happen this year with a small run—just 12 cars—of the H2 Speed, a track-only electric supercar that swaps a...

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McLaren considering hardcore version of 600LT built from 570S GT4

McLaren's Super Series tops the lineup with the fantastic and 720S. That car's performance envelope has expanded, which leaves room for the lesser but still potent Sports Series to become more powerful and faster around a track. The British automaker recently unveiled a hardcore version of the 570S dubbed the 600LT, but more anger can be found as McLaren is...

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Watch how quickly a Ford GT gets to 180 mph

Using the YouTube status bar as a timing system isn't exactly a concise tool. But it's all we have to go on in this video of John Hennessey driving his 2018 Ford GT from a dead stop to 180 mph. Also, we assume that's Hennessey only because we're not sure we'd let someone else do that in our own Ford GT. Whomever is piloting this bone-stock Ford supercar...

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