Tag Archives: Supercars

Today in first-world problems: Your Porsche 918 supercar may be recalled

Last year, 30.7 million cars were recalled in the U.S. That's more or less one car, every second for the entire year—otherwise known as "routine." The Porsche 918 is anything but routine. Same goes for its recalls. Porsche announced Friday that it will recall 305 918 Spyders over a potential suspension issue. Porsche built 918 units of the 918 Spyder...

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Lotus Esprit supercar may get reprise in sports car company’s latest plans

Lotus is in the process of developing two new sports cars and an SUV. The sports cars will come first and one of them is tipped to be an Elise replacement. The other, Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales revealed to Autocar in an interview published Tuesday, will be a proper supercar along the lines of the Esprit that ceased production in 2004. It will be the flagship...

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Lotus Esprit supercar may get reprise in sports car company’s latest plans

Lotus is in the process of developing two new sports cars and an SUV. The sports cars will come first and one of them is tipped to be an Elise replacement. The other, Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales revealed to Autocar in an interview published Tuesday, will be a proper supercar along the lines of the Esprit that ceased production in 2004. It will be the flagship...

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Lamborghini is recalling all 11 Centenarios in the US

Lamborghini Centenario owners have first-world problems. The prized rare machines are being hit with a recall notice, and the cars must be repaired immediately. This is a tough day for the group of people that own all 11 examples of the coupe and roadster versions of the Centenario, which were sold in 2017. The issue at hand here? An incorrect certification...

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A "controversial" Bugatti Chiron variant is coming

Bugatti, Volkswagen Group's French hypercar brand, has a new Chiron variant in the works. Apparently, this won't be a typical special edition model. Instead, the vehicle is quite "controversial." That's the word YouTuber Whitesse JR used to describe the new Chiron variant. The cameraman was required to sign a non-disclosure agreement with Bugatti to limit...

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Brabham teams with Microsoft for tech and data needs

Brabham just announced its new track-only monster machine called the BT62. When you introduce a new race car, you're also introducing a need to collect, transmit, and store a hefty amount of data. Be it vehicle data, customer information, or all sorts of on-track telemetry bits and bytes, a technical partner serves a much-needed role in understanding and...

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Brabham BT62 tipped to spawn road car, Le Mans racer

Brabham this week revealed its new BT62 supercar and already there's talk of additional versions. The BT62 that debuted in London on Wednesday is a track-only model limited to 70 units, the number representing 70 years since Brabham founder and namesake Jack Brabham started his racing career. But in an interview with Motoring, David Brabham, the son of the...

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Brabham BT62 is a 700-horsepower track monster

If you love all things Formula One, then you know the name Brabham. Throughout the early days of the sport, Jack Brabham and his race team captured plenty of wins, two constructors championships, and four driver's championships. Now Jack's son, David, is reviving the name for a new machine, and it's called the BT62. This isn't some fancy road car, though...

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Abt Sportsline readies Audi R8 art car for 2018 Wörthersee Tour

Attendees of this year's Wörthersee Tour tuning fest in Austria will be treated to the unveiling of an Audi R8 art car crafted by top tuner Abt Sportsline. Responsible for the design is cartoonist Timo Würz, who went with the theme “Nun meets Abt,” with Abt in this case being its literal meaning of “abbot” in German...

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Race driver hangs Pagani Zonda Revolucion as wall art

Pablo Perez Campanc loves all things Pagani. The Argentinian race car driver, who has competed in Indy Car racing among other series, owns a Pagani Zonda that he drives on a regular basis. Now he also owns a Pagani Zonda that he keeps inside his house where it is mounted as a work of art suspended in mid-air. We view any Pagani as a work of art. Perez...

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