Chevrolet announced a few updates for its 2016 model year Corvette Z06 in the past week. One of the updates is the availability of a special edition model that will be limited to just 500 copies. It’s called the C7.R Edition, and as the name suggests it was inspired by the C7.R endurance racer from Corvette Racing.
A. Kahn Design Flying Huntsman 105 Pick Up
British coachbuilder and nascent automaker A. Kahn Design added a pickup to its Flying Huntsman family this week. It’s called the Flying Huntsman 105 Pick Up, and it has an extra 15 inches of wheelbase compared to the standard Defender 90 on which it’s based—all of it found under the hood. We’ll be seeing more from A. Kahn Design very soon, as the firm has also confirmed plans to unveil a new V-12 sports car in the coming week.
2016 Cadillac ATS-V
We’ve just driven the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V and find it to be superior—yes, superior—to its German rivals. Why does it win? Sheer flat-out ability.
2016 Mazda CX-3
Another car we drove this week was the 2016 Mazda CX-3. After tossing the subcompact crossover around Arizona canyon roads, we found the little ute to be more like a little hatchback, and a damn good one at that.
Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo
Infiniti recently designed a concept for the Gran Turismo Vision challenge, which pitted the world’s top design firms against each other to see which could come up with the most striking design for a car that best represents the Gran Turismo line of video games. Infiniti’s was the Vision GT, which this week was revealed in life-size form for the first time.
It would seem that there’s a lot of demand out there for flying cars given the number of wacky concepts that have come and gone. The latest is a credible design from Germany’s Carplane, which like another successful design, Slovakia's Aeromobil, more closely resembles a drivable plane than a car that flies.
2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo North American delivery - Image via Jordan Shiraki
Lamborghini’s one-make racing series, the Blancpain Super Trofeo, is on for a new season, and it once again includes a leg exclusive to the North American continent. This week the new Huracán-based race cars touched down on U.S. soil for the first time, where top photographer Jordan Shiraki was able to capture their raw beauty.
2015 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] this week confirmed it will build a limited run of 2015 model year Mustang Shelby GT350s to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original 1965 model launched by Carroll Shelby. Just 137 examples will be built before production switches over to 2016 model year cars.