special editions

  • 2015 Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Ford Mustang Convertible

    The annual Christmas Book from Neiman Marcus has been announced, and a quick flick through it to the automotive section reveals a new special edition auto based on the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Mustang. Yes, a humble Ford Mustang Convertible has been picked by the luxury retailer for its Christmas Book this year, but this is no ordinary Mustang. It’s based on the Mustang GT Convertible and tuned to deliver over 700 horsepower, and with its standard six-speed manual transmission the car will hit 60 mph from rest in just 3.5 seconds. The top speed is 195 mph, and to ensure...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman Black Edition
    2016 Porsche Cayman Gets Black Edition Treatment

    Porsche’s Cayman is due to receive a mid-cycle update late next year, but if you’re keen to hop behind the wheel earlier Porsche is sweetening the deal with the availability of a special Black Edition model. Similar to the 911 and Boxster Black Editions launched earlier in the year, the...

  • Rolls-Royce Wraith History of Rugby
    Rolls-Royce Celebrates History Of Rugby With Special Wraith

    Rolls-Royce doesn't need a reason to celebrate. It's been doing just that all year long with many iterations of its Wraith. The team at Rolls-Royce Bespoke, the automaker's official personalization department, has been hard at work turning out new versions, with each aimed to honor things such as...

  • 2016 BMW M6 Competition Edition
    600-Horsepower BMW M6 Competition Package Debuts At 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

    BMW’s M6 range is now available with a more powerful Competition Package, full details for which have been announced today at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The new pack will offer 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, up from the 575 hp and 501 lb-ft the M6’s previous Competition...

  • 2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport
    261-Horsepower VW GTI Clubsport 40th Anniversary Model Revealed

    Volkswagen at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show will introduce a new, more potent GTI hot hatch. It’s called the GTI Clubsport, and it’s been built to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original GTI’s arrival on the scene back in 1976. Previewed in concept form earlier this...

  • 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition
    Aston Martin Gears Up For ‘Spectre’ Launch With DB9 GT Bond Edition

    The new James Bond movie Spectre is only a couple of months out from its debut, and that means we’ll finally get a good look at and perhaps the opportunity to learn more about the Aston Martin model developed exclusively for the film: the DB10. The DB10 isn’t meant for sale—Aston...

  • 2016 Chrysler 300 90th Anniversary Edition

    In 2015, Chrysler turns 90 years old. For perspective, that means when the marque released its first car in 1925, now-standard components like air cleaners and oil filters were high-tech innovations. ALSO SEE: Barracuda Coming Back As A Dodge? Needless to say, current models are a little more sophisticated. To celebrate the milestone, the company is offering a 90th anniversary option package for its 2016 300 sedan. Available for the base 300 Limited model, this option package comes with navigation, HD radio, SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, Bluetooth connectivity, UConnect Access, a...

  • 2016 Ferrari F12 GTO/Speciale spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Ferrari F12 GTO/Speciale Spy Shots

    Ferrari is working on a more extreme version of its F12 Berlinetta, a prototype for which has just been spotted. It’s thought this particular variant won’t be a direct replacement for the current F12 Berlinetta but rather a more extreme option for buyers, similar to how Ferrari offered...

  • 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
    Shelby Announces 50th Anniversary Daytona Coupe

    The original Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is the stuff of legend. Just six of them were built between 1964 and 1965, and in ’65 the car helped secure the Constructors’ title in the FIA World Sportscar Championship, making Shelby the first American constructor to win a title on the...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang Apollo Edition
    Apollo Program-Themed Mustang Built For 2015 EAA AirVenture--Photo Update

    It’s that time of year again. Time for the EAA AirVenture fly-in aircraft convention which takes place each and every year in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and where the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] typically auctions off a one-of-a-kind Mustang to help raise funds for training of the next generation of...

  • 2015 HSV ClubSport R8 25th Anniversary Edition
    Holden-Tuner HSV Unveils 25th Anniversary ClubSport R8

    The semi-official tuner to Holden, HSV, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its ClubSport nameplate with a special edition version of the latest ClubSport R8. HSV is famous for building high-performance versions of the Holden Commodore, sold here as the Chevrolet SS, and its ClubSport models...

  • 2016 Subaru WRX STI Series.HyperBlue
    2016 Subaru BRZ And WRX STI Get Series.HyperBlue Special Editions

    Having given up on offering any genuine performance mods on its BRZ and WRX lines, Subaru has resorted to new special edition models with unique paint jobs to entice buyers. Yes, for 2016 we’re getting new Series.HyperBlue BRZ and WRX STI editions, which as the name suggests comes with a...

  • 2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed Breitling Jet Team Series

    Bentley has revealed one of its most exclusive collections in its almost century-long history, a seven-car run called the Breitling Jet Team Series and based on the latest Continental GT Speed. Why just seven cars? Because the series has been inspired by the Breitling Jets aerial acrobatics squad, which is made up of seven distinct L-39C Albatros aircraft. ALSO SEE: Volkswagen Boss Hints At Two Performance Levels For Veyron Successor Renowned for their precision, speed and daring, this summer the Breitling Jets squad will be touring North America, and to mark the occasion Bentley’s...

  • 2,000,000th Land Rover Defender
    Land Rover Celebrates Production Of Two Millionth Defender With One-Off Model: Video

    Aside from a brief window in the mid 1990s, Land Rover's Defender has never been widely available in the United States. But the rugged 4x4's off-road prowess has made it an icon around the globe, and Land Rover recently celebrated building the two millionth Defender with a unique special edition...

  • 2016 BMW 435i ZHP Coupe
    BMW's Legendary ZHP Package Returns, But There's A Catch

    On the E46 3 Series, the ZHP performance package (“ZHP” was actually the internal option package code) was the option every true fan of the 'Ultimate Driving Machine' wanted from the factory—and for good reason. Models were loaded with go-fast goodies including upgraded...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro’s aerodynamic features
    Will The First 2016 Chevy Camaro Special Edition Be Called The Krypton?

    The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro hasn’t even been shown yet but there’s already talk about the first special edition model. The sixth-generation Camaro debuts this weekend, and a trademark filing made by General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] may hint at one of the car’s new special editions...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible California Special
    2016 Ford Mustang Gets Minor Updates, California Special

    The sixth-generation Mustang has been in showrooms for less than a year but already we’ve seen a new track-focused Shelby variant introduced and a host of tuning firms announce mega-horsepower packages for the muscle car icon. Now the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has announced a new round of...

  • Rolls-Royce Wraith - Inspired by Fashion
    Rolls-Royce Wraith - Inspired by Fashion Is For Lovers Of Haute Couture

    Rolls-Royce has been on a—for lack of a better word—roll lately with its special edition models, with the latest out of Goodwood, the Wraith - Inspired by Fashion, perfectly expressing the virtues of the automaker’s Bespoke personalization division that churns out these creations...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Impala Midnight Edition

    It was called the Blackout Edition when it was shown at SEMA as a concept car. And apparently General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] liked what it created so much that it decided to put a version of this car into production. ALSO SEE: Latest LaFerrari Crash Is Worst Yet Say hello to the 2016 Chevrolet Impala Midnight Edition. It's a jet black version of the full-size sedan, paired with a few extra styling goodies fitted that help set it apart from your standard Impala. Besides the blacked-out paint, the Midnight Edition has aluminum wheels with black accents and a blacked-out grille. The front and...

  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Limelight Collection
    Rolls-Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Built For Those Who Live 'On The World Stage'

    On the heels of the stunning Serenity Concept unveiled in Geneva enters the latest model in Rolls-Royce's famous line of bespoke vehicles. The Phantom Limelight Collection, which starts at a searingly steep $650,000, is intended for the "select group of people who spend their lives in the public...

  • 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Blue Train by Mulliner
    Bentley’s Latest Mulsanne Special Edition Honors Historic Blue Train Race

    In the early parts of the last century, well-heeled car enthusiasts would attempt to beat a train—nicknamed the “Blue Train” because of its blue carriages—that ran across France, between Calais in the country’s north and Cannes in the south. According to Bentley, the...

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition (Japanese-spec)
    Mitsubishi Rolls Out Lancer Evolution Final Edition In Japan

    Mitsubishi doesn’t have much in the way of interesting product these days, and the situation is due to become more dire as the last bastion of excitement at the brand, the Lancer Evolution, is set to be culled later this year. Previously, Mitsubishi’s U.S. chief Don Swearingen said a...

  • 2015 Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio
    Fiat Launches Retro 500 1957 Edition Cabrio

    If you’re a fan of the original Fiat 500 but can’t live with a car that’s decades old, then the Fiat 500 1957 Edition may just be for you. It was launched last year to celebrate the 57 years since the launch of the original 'Cinquecento' back in 1957 and came with retro styling...

  • 2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith 'Inspired by Film'
    Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith 'Inspired By Film' In New York

    Rolls-Royce creates lots of special-edition cars, so it's probably good that the venerable luxury marque has no shortage of sources for inspiration. After building cars inspired by an Alpine time trial and the modern metropolis, it's now made one inspired by one of its own films. And the World...

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