BMW 2002 Hommage concept, 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’EsteEnlarge Photo
Last weekend was the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, and the event, held on the shores of Lake Como in Italy, saw the unveiling of a new BMW Hommage concept. The latest is based on the M2 and honors the 02 Series of coupes that went into production 50 years ago. Sadly, the Hommage cars are pure design studies and aren’t meant for production.
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-HEnlarge Photo
If you’re looking to rent a car this weekend, why not try and get behind the wheel of one of the latest Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang Shelby GT-Hs being offered by Hertz. If you miss out on renting one, you’ll have the chance to actually buy one during Monterey Car Week in mid-August.
2017 Subaru BRZEnlarge Photo
Subaru this week unwrapped an updated version of its BRZ sports car. The updates mirrors similar changes made to Toyota’s version of the car, the 86 (formerly a Scion FR-S), and even includes some extra power.
2017 Nissan GT-R NismoEnlarge Photo
Another updated car unveiled this week is the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo. There’s no extra power on tap but performance has still been enhanced thanks to a stiffer chassis, retuned suspension and new aerodynamic mods.
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-MedienEnlarge Photo
Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class is about due for its mid-cycle update. Engineers are out testing an updated version of the car and our latest spy shots reveal both the exterior and cabin. Looks like there will be revised headlights and new bumpers.
The BHP Project’s Koenigsegg One:1, Vmax200 - May 2016Enlarge Photo
Koenigsegg’s One:1 recently hit 240 mph in just 1.4 miles of tarmac at the latest Vmax200 held in the United Kingdom. The list of cars it’s outmatched include the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport as well as the hybrid hypercar trio. We wonder how fast it would go if the driver didn't have to slam the brakes after 1.4 miles.
2017 Bentley Continental GT SpeedEnlarge Photo
Another updated car that made headlines this week is Bentley’s latest Continental GT Speed. The car was already Bentley’s fastest, most powerful road car but now the engineers have added even more power and speed.
2016 HSV ClubSport R8 Track EditionEnlarge Photo
Australia’s HSV this week rolled out what are likely to be its last naturally-aspirated V-8 cars. They’re based on the car sold here as the Chevrolet SS though sadly they are limited to the Australian and New Zealand markets.