Looking like a red-hot blade ready to slice through the air, Hennessey’s tuned Corvette Stingray
definitely has what it takes to outshine a supercar. This custom ‘Vette is also packing some serious heat, as the car is fitted with a twin-turbocharger system delivering 708 horsepower and 661 pound-feet of torque.
2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S - First Drive, California, February 2014Enlarge Photo
This beauty is Bentley’s latest Continental GT V8 S, a slightly sportier take on Bentley’s V-8-equipped bruiser. It needs just 4.3 seconds to reach 60 mph and will keep accelerating all the way to 192 mph. Oh, and we were lucky enough to drive one
Ferrari’s California convertible was never much of a beauty, but in its latest guise that’s all changed. This new California T
, which also happens to be Ferrari’s first turbocharged road car since the F40 supercar of the 1980s, has an elegant and sporty design that’s reminiscent of the lines on the legendary 250 Testa Rossas of the 1950s.
Honda’s about to launch a new Civic Type R overseas, and the concept version of the car
previewed in this teaser sketch looks absolutely amazing. Sadly, the Civic Type R will never be offered in the U.S., but with any luck some of its elements will make it over onto the next generation of the CR-Z.
The likes of Bentley and Aston Martin better watch out, as Mercedes-Benz’s new S-Class Coupe
is poised to take a big chunk out of the grand tourer market with its gorgeous styling, powerful engines and advanced tech features. The car replaces the CL-Class in Mercedes’ lineup and will soon be joined by a convertible variant.
Volvo and its performance partner Polestar are about to launch a new performance version of the S60 sedan
and the car’s V60 wagon variant, and yes both of them will be sold in the U.S. To show its confidence in the abilities of the S60 Polestar sports sedan, Volvo will enter a new racing version
in one of the most competitive touring car series currently running, Australia’s V8 Supercars.
It’s a shame Audi’s smallest model, the A1 subcompact, isn’t sold in the U.S., because then we might have been able to purchase this sporty new S1 variant
. It’s got a healthy 231 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque under the hood and a standard quattro all-wheel-drive system.
Rob Dyrdek reverse-jumps Chevy Sonic RS to new recordEnlarge Photo
No, you’re not looking at a Chevrolet Sonic that’s just made a jump off a ramp. You’re looking at a Chevrolet Sonic that’s just made a jump off a ramp in reverse
! Behind the wheel is daredevil Rob Dyrdek and he managed to set a new Guinness World Record in his latest endeavor.
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