Sports Cars

 
Engineering Explained bought a Honda S2000 as a project car

"Engineering Explained" shares its plans for its Honda S2000 project car

Our friend Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained has been teaching us all about the engineering behind cars. His lessons range from maintenance considerations like how to change your oil to describing automotive systems like how rotary engines work to the physics of speed, best exemplified by his... read more

December 19, 2016 by
 
Polaris Slingshot with an LS3

How do you make a better Polaris Slingshot? Add a V-8

The Polaris Slingshot is a fun idea in a mediocre package. Styling is certainly subjective but the Slingshot brings the ugly. And in terms of performance the standard... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M2  -  First Drive

BMW M too busy for standalone sports car

While Audi Sport (formerly Audi Quattro) and Mercedes-AMG are already up to the second generation for their respective standalone sports cars, there’s still no answer... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota 86

Toyota 86 successor confirmed

The Scion FR-S is dead. In its place we get the Toyota 86, which is basically the same car minus some snazzy new badges. For those of you interested in buying the affordable... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R at the Nürburgring

Mercedes-AMG GT R claims rear-wheel-drive Nürburgring record with 7:10.92 run

Numerous prototypes for the Mercedes-AMG GT R were flung around the Nürburgring as part of the car’s development program—and it appears all that hard testing... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS

Due to popular demand, Donkervoort builds more D8 GTO-RS sports cars

Donkevoort in May unveiled the D8 GTO-RS, a wider, more focused version of its D8 GTO sports car on sale since 2011. Donkevoort planned to build just 40 examples of the D8... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
Girfalco Azkarra concept

Girfalco Azkarra electric 3-wheeler does 0-60 in 2.5 s

Canadian startup Girfalco on Friday unveiled a thinly-veiled concept for a new three-wheel electric sports car that promises to be one of the quickest-accelerating cars money... read more December 3, 2016 by


 
Maserati Alfieri concept

Do you want a gas or electric Maserati Alfieri sports car? Poll results

Here's what we know: The Maserati Alfieri concept from the 2014 Geneva auto show is headed towards production sometime after 2018. Also, Maserati will get its first electric... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
McLaren 570S with Track Pack

McLaren releases new pack to bolster 570S track performance

Looking to buy a 562-horsepower McLaren 570S but just don't think this supercar offers enough performance? McLaren has the answer. It's the new 570S Track Pack, and it will... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Rezvani Beast Alpha

Watch the Rezvani Beast Alpha’s 'sidewinder' doors in action

Californian sports car startup Rezvani in November unveiled a new model called the Beast Alpha whose hallmark feature is a new type of door design called... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Maserati Alfieri concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Report: Alfieri sports car to be first Maserati electric car

Maserati’s first electric car will be a new sports car based on the stunning Alfieri concept car unveiled at the 2014 Geneva auto show, according to Autocar. The... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Lotus Exige Sport 380

Lotus launches Exige Sport 380

Lotus is in the best financial shape it’s been in perhaps in its entirety. CEO Jean-Marc Gales has revealed that the company has turned in its first operating profit in... read more November 24, 2016 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series slated for 2018 arrival

The green paint is barely dry on the Mercedes-AMG GT R, yet word is coming forth that the rumored Black Series is set for an arrival in the not too distant future. The man in... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Girfalco Azkarra to be unveiled December 2

Canada’s Girfalco plans 3-wheel electric sports car

Move over Morgan. A Canadian sports car startup is working on a rival to the British firm’s EV3 electric 3 Wheeler and it promises to be one of the fastest accelerating... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
McLaren 570S Design Edition

McLaren announces 5 Design Editions for 570S

In the market for a supercar but not exactly confident in your sense of design and decor? McLaren now has the answer. Today the British supercar brand announced a series of... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno with the 'new' 1957 Jaguar XKSS

Jay Leno inspects the 'new' 1957 Jaguar XKSS

Jaguar plans to build nine new 1957 XKSS sports cars using the VINs of originals destroyed by a fire at the automaker’s Browns Lane plant before completion. The new... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
 

 
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