Tag Archives: Supercars

Canada’s Anibal shows 920-horsepower supercar based on Porsche 911

A firm by the name of Anibal Automotive based in Montreal, Canada is promising a new car boasting some fantastic numbers. The car is the Anibal Icon which is promised to deliver 920 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of 2.4 seconds. Such numbers would make the Icon the fastest accelerating car in production. Right now, the Icon consists of just a series of...

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Forget about a self-driving Lamborghini, says R&D boss

Major automakers are in a rush to introduce self-driving technology but Lamborghini, for obvious reasons, wants no part of it. That's the word of the brand's R&D chief, Maurizio Reggiani. "If you buy a Lamborghini, you buy it to have fun and enjoy the driving," Reggiani told Digital Trends in a recent interview. "If...

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Lexus LFA: Buy it now — while it’s still affordable

Like the heralded Toyota 2000GT, the Lexus LFA is rare and fast -- and just starting to accelerate in the collector car marketplace Every once in a while, sheer brilliance comes from an unexpected place. Take, for example, Richard Branson. On paper, he is a dyslexic who, when leaving school, without a college degree, was told he would either end up in...

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The Ferrari F40 is the exactly the dream car you think it is

For many folks who have a passion for all things automotive, the Ferrari F40 represents a pinnacle vehicle in the pantheon of all-time great machines. It's the last vehicle to earn the personal stamp of approval from Enzo himself, and it's a high-water mark for all things supercar. Cooper MacNeil is a man who gets that, which is why he owns one and loves it...

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Ken Okuyama gives Jay Leno the ins and outs of the Kode 57 supercar

Ken Okuyama is the designer of some impressive cars, most notably the models during his time at Pininfarina such as the Ferrari Enzo and Maserati Birdcage 75th anniversary concept. Okuyama has been running his own industrial design firm since 2006, working on everything from trains to eyewear. Okuyama's also been designing cars, including some under...

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Scale models and custom fitting to be used to spec each $2.6M Aston Martin Valkyrie

When a customer plans to drop $2.6 million on a single purchase, like they will have to for the Aston Martin Valkyrie, it makes sense for the company in question to ensure the entire process is as personalized as possible. When it comes to Aston Martin's upcoming hypercar, the fitting process is like a tailored suit. Not only must the cut be right, but the...

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Ferrari F12 tdf burns to a crisp on German Autobahn

A Ferrari F12 tdf was burned to a crisp on Thursday on a stretch of German Autobahn. The owner and a passenger were traveling on the A3 Autobahn near the city of Neuwied when the limited-edition supercar caught fire. They told police there was a loud bang and then flames started shooting from the rear. Fortunately they were able to pull over and hop out...

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First details on Rimac’s next electric supercar emerge

Rimac isn't sitting on its hands. The oddball Croatian electric supercar firm is preparing to unveil its second supercar next year. It will follow the Rimac Concept_One. With a working title of Concept_Two, Rimac's chief operating officer Monika Mikac told Autocar the supercar will be more comfortable and luxurious than the Concept_One. But don't expect...

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BMW M CEO says it doesn’t need a hypercar or supercar

Building incredible, limited-run supercars seems to be a hot trend these days, but it's not one BMW's M division plans to partake in. CEO of BMW's M division, Frank van Meel, recently commented on the prospects of an M supercar or hypercar, and he believes such a car isn't needed. The BMW M chief told Motoring the idea of a limited-run hypercar doesn't mesh...

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Hamilton: Mercedes can build a better supercar than Ferrari

Mercedes-Benz is already whipping Ferrari's tail in Formula 1, but the German automaker's star racing driver Lewis Hamilton thinks Mercedes can beat Ferrari in road cars as well. Hamilton revealed his thoughts to Top Gear during Monday's reveal of the Mercedes-AMG Project One. "I've been saying to Mercedes for so long, why...

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