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Ariel Atom Aero-P concept

Ariel brings back the ‘fan car’ with Atom Aero-P concept

Generating massive amounts of downforce without the added drag that most aerodynamic elements add to a car is the holy grail of designing fast track machines. One of the more out-there solutions is the addition of a fan that literally sucks air from below the car in order to create an area of low... read more

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The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000

AC to build nine "continuation" Cobras

Continuation Cobras have been part of Shelby American's core business model for a while, but AC—the firm that made the Ace that Carroll Shelby turned to for his... read more September 9, 2016 by

Porsche Cayman with Ford Mustang 5.0-liter V-8

Meet the Porsche Cayman 5.0--yes, a Ford Mustang 5.0

We’ve seen some interesting engine swaps lately, though the latest is perhaps the most ambitious. First discovered by Road & Track, it’s a Porsche Cayman... read more September 9, 2016 by

Engineering Explained bought a Honda S2000 as a project car

'Engineering Explained' adds Honda S2000 project car to its garage

For some time now, Jason from Engineering Explained has been teaching us about all areas of our shared passion—and now we get to share in something a little more... read more September 6, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz Modular Sports car Architecture (MSA) test mule spy shots - Image S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes out testing platform for next SL, SLC

Mercedes-Benz is once again testing in the open a new modular platform for its next-generation SL and SLC sports cars. Engineers are using the modified body of a Mercedes-AMG... read more September 5, 2016 by

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots

Fans of Porsche’s track-focused 911 GT3 can look forward to an updated version of the car coming later this year. The complete 911 range is currently undergoing its... read more September 2, 2016 by

Qiantu K50, 2016 Beijing auto show

Electric car startup Qiantu eyes U.S. for K50 sports car

One of China’s biggest automotive design companies CH-Auto Technology is branching out into the business of building cars. Its first car is to be a small electric... read more September 2, 2016 by

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 prototype

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spy video

Porsche is working on an update for its 911 GT3. The track-focused model is the final member of the Type 991 Porsche 911 family to receive its mid-cycle update and judging by... read more August 31, 2016 by

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R at the Nürburgring

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R storms the Nürburgring

Numerous prototypes for the Mercedes-AMG GT R were flung around the Nürburgring as part of the car’s development program, though these were all heavily... read more August 30, 2016 by

StreetFX Motorsport Toyota 86 with Nissan GT-R engine swap

Street FX swaps a monster GT-R engine into a Toyota 86

The Toyota 86 (formerly Scion FR-S) is a wonderful little machine. It's a rear-wheel-drive sports car that's affordable, approachable, and a ton of fun. Still, it could use a... read more August 29, 2016 by

2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spy shots - S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

How much horsepower does the new 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 need to have?

It's no secret that current generation of the Chevrolet Corvette (C7) is going to exit with a bang thanks to the resurrection of the ZR1 nameplate. The question now is: How... read more August 29, 2016 by

Caterham C120 concept

This is Caterham’s canned Cayman rival

Not long ago, the backers of Caterham planned to turn the niche British sports car brand into a full-line automaker selling sedans and SUVs as well as sports cars. The first... read more August 29, 2016 by

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster spy shots

It was in July that Mercedes-Benz confirmed plans for a convertible version of the GT sports car developed by the Mercedes-AMG skunk works, and within days of the... read more August 25, 2016 by

The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000

Very first Shelby Cobra sets auction record for American cars

Carroll Shelby's first-ever Cobra, CSX 2000, set a new record high for an American car when it sold at the RM Sotheby's auction during Monterey Car Week for $13.75 million... read more August 22, 2016 by

2017 Lotus Evora 400 with Carbon Pack

Lotus Evora 400 lightweight options drop curb weight to 3,060 pounds

Since its earliest days, Lotus’ ethos has been “performance through lightweight,” the phrase coined by its founder Colin Chapman. Today that tradition lives... read more August 19, 2016 by

BMW 2002 Hommage concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week - Image via Carspotter Jeroen

BMW 2002 Homage concept gets retro livery for Monterey Car Week

BMW trotted out a surprise concept car at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este back in May. It was called the 2002 Homage, and it started out life as a standard M2 before... read more August 19, 2016 by


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