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.
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.
New Batmobile for 'Batman vs. Superman' movie. Image via @ZackSnyder
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.
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 spy shots
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.
Huet Brothers Coupe prototypes
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.
Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept, 2014 Wörthersee Tour
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.
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.
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed Collection
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.
2014 Renault Megane RS 275 Trophy
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