special editions

  • 2016 Volvo XC90 First Edition

    Volvo, a maker of some hugely competent cars and with Polestar badges on the trunk, some rather brisk and wholly desirable ones. But not, you'd think, the sort of cars to trigger a sales rush. That isn't the case with the 2016 Volvo XC90, whose First Edition, limited to 1,927 individually-numbered units (the year of Volvo's founding), found owners in just 47 hours after going on sale. The Swedish maker claims that most of those cars were reserved within one hour of going on sale, and as many as seven vehicles sold every minute. That's not bad going for a sensible family SUV, though Volvo's...

  • 30th Anniversary BMW M5
    Watch BMW’s 600-Horsepower M5 ’30 Jahre’ Edition Burn Rubber: Video

    BMW launched a special version of its latest M5 to celebrate the nameplate’s 30th anniversary this year. The special version is called the M5 30 Jahre Edition, German for “30 years,” and just 300 of them will be built for worldwide sale. And of these, only 30 will make it to U.S...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
    Final 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition Headed For Auction

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] plans to build just 1,964 examples of its 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition anniversary model, and we have details on how you could own the very last one. It’s safe to assume the cars are all sold out, but the last one, carrying badge #1,964, will be auctioned...

  • 2015 Dodge Viper SRT
    2015 Dodge Viper SRT Gets GT And TA 2.0 Variants Plus More Power

    The Dodge Viper SRT supercar muscles into the 2015 model year with a few changes, including some additional horsepower. New variants have also been added to the lineup, with a new Viper GT squeezing in between the base Viper and upmarket Viper GTS, and a new-and-improved Viper Time Attack arriving...

  • All six Bugatti Veyron Legends in Molsheim, France
    All Six Bugatti Legends Together For The First Time, At Pebble Beach: Video

    As Veyron production winds down, Bugatti has released special "Legend" editions of this superlative supercar to keep it in the spotlight. Each car pays tribute to a significant part of Bugatti's history, but examples of all six models have never been in one place. Until now, that is. Bugatti chose...

  • Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ‘1 of 1’ at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
    One-Off Bugatti Veyron Makes Surprise Showing At Pebble Beach

    While Bugatti’s main attraction at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance over the weekend was its six Legend edition Veyrons, the French automaker also rolled out an additional car, one with even higher exclusivity. The car is the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ‘1 of...

  • Jaguar F-Type Project 7

    Jaguar’s F-Type Project 7 made its world debut back in June at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but now the stunning speedster is being showcased in its American specification in the lead up to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance taking place this weekend. The biggest difference between our version and the one showed back at Goodwood is the windshield: Because of local regulations a full height windshield has been fitted instead of the shortened one available elsewhere. ALSO SEE: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Sells For $38M, Highest Price Paid For A Cat At Auction The car’s hero...

  • Ettore Bugatti Veyron Legend Edition
    Final Bugatti Veyron Legends Car, Honoring Ettore Bugatti, To Debut At Pebble Beach

    With the Bugatti Veyron nearing the very end of its extended model cycle—the car has been on sale for 11 years now—the final edition of the six final special editions will be unveiled at the pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and The Quail gathering next week. The car, the last of...

  • New limited-edition Aston Martin Lagonda sedan
    Aston Martin Lagonda Previewed, Confirmed For ‘Strictly Limited’ Production

    After ages of speculation and rumor, Aston Martin today confirmed the return of the historic Lagonda badge to its line, once again for a sedan. The new sedan wears sleek and sultry Aston looks every bit as well as the two-door models, and it will only be available to an exclusive section of...

  • Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition
    Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Edition Arrives In U.S. Trim

    Revealed last fall at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, the Maserati Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition brings together two of Italy’s greatest luxury marques in celebration of the carmaker’s 100th anniversary. Only 100 examples of the car will be sold worldwide, and Maserati...

  • Jaguar F-Type built by SVO for Team Sky Tour de France cycling team
    Jaguar Builds Bespoke F-Type For Tour de France Team: Video

    Jaguar has revealed the second completed vehicle to be developed by its new Special Vehicles Operations, and this one’s even wearing the new SVO logo of the personalization department. The vehicle is a bespoke F-Type that not only celebrates Britain’s Team Sky cycling squad competing in...

  • McLaren MSO 650S Spider
    McLaren To Build Limited Run Of MSO-Enhanced 650S Supercars

    Earlier this year, the official personalization department of McLaren, McLaren Special Operations, unveiled a 650S concept equipped with a number of unique elements aimed at improving both the car’s styling and performance. Now, just a day out from the start of the 2014 Goodwood Festival of...

  • Bugatti Legend ‘Black Bess’ Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

    With its fifth model in the six-part Les Légendes de Bugatti (Bugatti Legends) series, Bugatti has revived the legendary Type 18 affectionately known as Black Bess, which at one point was the fastest road car in the world. In this official launch video, we get a taste of what it would be like to own one of the Bugatti Legends, to drive it through some winding roads, and to hit the pedal controlling its quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W-16 engine. Just three Bugatti Legend Black Bess Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse supercars will be built, each priced at 2.15 million euros (approximately $2.9...

  • Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition
    Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition Commemorates Zuffenhausen's Le Mans Return

    Porsche will make its long-anticipated return to top-tier competition at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, and what better way to celebrate than with a special-edition model decked out in a classic racing livery? MUST SEE: Volkswagen Anti-Texting Ad Is Brilliantly Simple, Incredibly...

  • 2015 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe Bang & Olufsen Edition
    BMW Teams With Bang & Olufsen On Special 2015 6-Series Gran Coupe

    If you daily-drive a BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe, chances are you aren't rocking the latest thrift-store audio system at home. And if, say, you have Bang & Olufsen's latest setup in your lounge, there probably isn't a Nissan Versa sitting on the driveway outside. What we're saying is that BMW's...

  • 2014 Lotus Exige LF1
    Lotus Celebrates F1 History With Exige LF1: Forbidden Fruit

    Lotus is celebrating its Formula One provenance with a special edition Exige S called the Exige LF1 (Lotus F1). The car marks the 81 victories in F1 that have been made by Lotus-branded cars, from the very first win at the 1960 Monaco Grand Prix up to the final one at the 2013 Australian Grand...

  • Pagani Zonda 760 X (Image via Prototype 0)
    Pagani Zonda Returns In New 760 X And 760 LM Variations

    Despite Pagani telling the world that that its Zonda Revolucion would be the last of its Zonda line of cars, it appears the Italian supercar marque will still build you a new Zonda should your pockets be deep enough. Today we have the first details on two new Zonda special editions: the 760 X and...

  • 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue
    2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue Special Edition Announced

    It may not be the BRZ STI enthusiasts are pining for, but Subaru will offer a special-edition of its rear-wheel-drive sports car for the 2015 model year. The 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue won't be distinguished solely by its unorthodox use of punctuation. On the outside, it gets STI aerodynamic...

  • 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition

    Mazda’s 'NC' MX-5 Miata is set to be replaced by an all-new model next year, but the current one is still proving popular. A special anniversary model celebrating the nameplate’s 25 years on the market went on sale recently and all 100 cars earmarked for the U.S. were claimed in just 10 minutes. MUST SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Live Photos And Video The special anniversary model, the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition, made its debut last month at the 2014 New York Auto Show and was available for pre-order via a special website that went live on May 20. The...

  • 2014 Bentley Mulsanne 95
    Bentley Celebrates 95th Anniversary With Mulsanne Special Edition

    It was on January 18, 1919 that W. O. Bentley founded the automaker that bears his name. Now, 95 years on from that date, Bentley is celebrating the milestone by launching a new special edition based on its Mulsanne flagship sedan. Only 15 examples will be built, and all of them are destined to...

  • 2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed Collection
    Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Waterspeed Collection Revealed

    Rolls-Royce has finally unveiled its new special edition Phantom Drophead Coupe built to commemorate the triumph of Sir Malcolm Campbell in his Rolls-Royce-powered Bluebird K3 boat in setting the world waterspeed record back in 1937, a time when Rolls-Royce-powered vehicles held speed records on...

  • BMW 7-Series Edition Exclusive
    BMW 7-Series Edition Exclusive Revealed

    BMW has just revealed a special version of its 7-Series flagship sedan that it is calling the 7-Series Edition Exclusive. The vehicle is packed with a number of unique enhancements and will be introduced in Europe this summer. It’s not yet been confirmed for local sale but if it comes expect...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition Convertible
    One-Off 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Convertible Being Raffled For Charity

    Ford celebrated last month’s 50th anniversary of the original Mustang’s debut at the 1964 New York World's Fair by unveiling a special edition version of the latest 2015 model. Called the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition, it will be built in a run of just 1,964 examples, all based on the...

  • 30th Anniversary BMW M5
    30th Anniversary BMW M5: Official Details On The 600-HP Super Sedan

    The BMW M5 has undergone many changes over the years, growing in both size and power. To celebrate the M5’s 30 years on the market, BMW has built a special “30 Jahre M5” edition, and it’s the most powerful production car the brand has ever offered. ALSO SEE: 2015 BMW i8...

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