A prototype for Honda’s latest Civic Type R
has been spotted without any camouflage gear. We can also see that engineers are benchmarking the car against a Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG, suggesting the performance levels we can expect from the 300-plus-horsepower hot hatch.
New Batmobile for 'Batman vs. Superman' movie. Image via @ZackSnyderEnlarge Photo
There’s a new Batman movie in the works, and for us gearheads that means a new Batmobile. The movie’s director Zack Snyder has released two teaser pics of the car
and so far things are looking good.
The first prototype of a new track-focused Porsche Cayman variant
has been spotted. The little brother to the 911 GT3 is expected to feature a unique engine and at present is thought to be receiving either the “Cayman GT4” or “Cayman R” titles.
It turns out the chassis of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata
will be underpinning more sports cars than originally thought. In addition to forming the basis of one Fiat Chrysler Automobiles vehicle
, the new SkyActiv chassis will also underpin a retro-inspired sports car from Dutch firm Huet Brothers
Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept, 2014 Wörthersee TourEnlarge Photo
Audi has revealed a stunning concept based on its 2015 A3 sedan. Called the A3 clubsport quattro
, the concept packs a 525-horsepower five-cylinder engine and looks to be a preview of a new RS 3 sedan.
French supercar startup Genty has released some revised specs for its Akylone supercar
. According to the company, the Akylone will now develop as much as 1,200 horsepower and reach 186 mph in just 14 seconds.
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed CollectionEnlarge Photo
Rolls-Royce this week unveiled a new special edition developed by its Rolls-Royce Bespoke personalization department. The car is called the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed Collection
and it features a unique blue exterior finish called Maggiore Blue, which takes its name from a lake where Sir Malcolm Campbell reached a record top speed of 126.33 mph in a Rolls-Royce-powered boat back in 1937.
Back in 2011, French automaker Renault set the front-wheel-drive lap record at the Nürburgring with a time of 8:07.97 using its Megane RS 265 Trophy. That record sat comfortably in Renault’s lap until a couple of months ago when Spanish automaker SEAT set a new time of 7:58.4 with its latest Leon Cupra. Now, Renault has revealed a hotter Megane RS 275 Trophy
that will set out to reclaim the record later this month._______________________________________Follow Motor Authority on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.