Cadillac’s third-generation CTS-V was revealed this week, and we’re glad to report that rumors of a 640-horsepower rating have proven true. Yes, the all-new CTS-V is now more powerful than all of its rivals, and it even manages to outgun supercars like the Ferrari 458 Speciale and Lamborghini Huracán.
Napoli-based startup Puritalia revealed its 427 roadster in production trim. Just 427 examples will be built, after which a new grand tourer equipped with a hybrid powertrain will follow.
Google revealed a new prototype version of its planned autonomous car (the previous version was only a mock-up). Testing on a private track will soon be underway and if all goes to plan we should see public road trials commence early next year.
Google autonomous car prototype
James Glickenhaus, the man behind the stunning Ferrari Enzo-based P4/5 by Pininfarina and its P4/5 Competizione racing variant, is working on a new project, and it’s called the SCG 003. This week we saw the first driving footage of the car.
Teaser for SCG 003
Our colleagues over at Green Car Reports have posted up a first drive report of the dual-motor Tesla Model S P85D. In case you’ve forgotten, this is the 691-horsepower Model S that will hit 60 mph from rest in just 3.2 seconds.
2014 Tesla Model S P85D, road test, Dec 2014 [photo: David Noland]
Shelby American is sending out the fifth-generation Mustang with a new special edition upgrade package for owners of the Shelby GT500. Only 50 examples are being offered, with pricing for the upgrade package starting at $44,995.
2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake Signature Edition
If you’re a well-heeled fan of the ‘80s, here’s your chance to own one of the decade’s most iconic cars, the white Ferrari Testarossa from the popular television series Miami Vice. An ad for the car went up on eBay Motors this week.
1986 Ferrari Testarossa from ‘Miami Vice’ - Image via eBay Motors
If your holiday gift-giving efforts fell short this year, here's a good opportunity to get a jump start on next year. An 18th century sleigh good enough for Santa was announced for auction this week.
18th century sled, Bonhams Carriage Collection Sale
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