Sports Cars

 
The Beast of the Green Hell promotion for the Mercedes-AMG GT R

Documentary series dives into the Mercedes-AMG GT R and its ties to the Nürburgring

Mercedes-AMG gave the GT R a proper nickname after showcasing its latest creation to the automotive world: The Beast of The Green Hell. The Beast is the Mercedes-AMG GT R; The Green Hell is none other than the Nürburgring. Mercedes-AMG has put together a new, five-part documentary series to... read more

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1996 Porsche 911 GT2 Evo - Image via Mecum Auctions

Uber-rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo sells for $1.45 million

Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Nissan GT-Rs destroyed in fire that engulfed RB Motorsport workshop

Nissan GT-R hoard destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS at Nürburgring

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS laps the 'Ring quicker than previous GT3

Porsche seems to have outdone itself again. The 2017 911 Carrera GTS is capable of lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife quicker than the previous 911 GT3, evidenced by... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS, Lake Tahoe

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet first drive review: the one you want

At times, it has felt like Porsche’s myriad 911 configurations serve only to answer questions nobody was asking. But this is not one of those instances. After a few... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Audi RS 5

Audi RS models test for almost 5,000 miles on the Nürburgring

All Audi vehicles offer luxury, but the brand has a three-tiered approach when it comes to performance. Base Audis, especially sedans and coupes, are fairly sporty, but the... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Rezvani Beast Alpha

Rezvani cuts Beast Alpha price in half

The Rezvani Beast Alpha is now priced at $95,000, a full $105,000 less than it did when the vehicle debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The Alpha is the removable... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type bearing chassis number S850664 - Image via Bonhams

Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche’s former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
Porsche built one millionth 911 on May 11, 2017

Porsche builds 1 millionth 911

On Thursday, the one millionth 911 rolled off the production line at Porsche’s plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany. The car, a Carrera S finished in a special Irish Green... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
Largest 5th-gen Dodge Viper customer delivery, Photo by Dynamic Photowerks

Witness the largest 5th-gen Dodge Viper customer delivery ever

Six cars in total, all 2017 Dodge Viper ACRs with the extreme aero package. That's what made up the largest fifth-generation Dodge Viper customer delivery. The Minnesota... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
Specialised Sporting Vehicles Exile by Lee Noble - Image via Steve Hole/TKC Mag

Noble founder announces new brand for hardcore sports cars

From the man that brought us the supercar marque Noble comes a hardcore track machine that would give a McLaren P1 a scare. Yes, Lee Noble is back with a new speed machine... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

Next Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 might wear RS badge, stick with manual transmission

Fans of the manual gearbox, rejoice! Porsche seems keen on ensuring driving pleasure remains a core competency. Speaking to Car and Driver, GT development boss, Andreas... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
 

 
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