special editions

  • 2013 Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Edition

    Fiat is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the unveiling of the original Abarth 595 at the 1963 Turin Motor Show by launching a tribute edition based on its latest 500 hatch. The modern version will don the famous red and white livery of the original but will make its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show taking place next week. Only 299 examples will be built, none of which are destined for the U.S. That’s a shame, as the modern Abarth 595 is the most powerful model ever launched by the Italian performance brand. Power rates in at 180 horsepower, 20 more than the regular 500 Abarth...

  • 2014 Audi TTS Roadster Competition
    Audi Marks TT Production Milestone With New Special Edition

    Audi is celebrating the manufacture of its 500,000th TT sports car by launching an exclusive special edition. The new special edition is called the 2014 Audi TTS Competition and production will be limited to just 500 units. As the name suggests, the cars are based on the TTS model and come with...

  • 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva
    Meet The 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva

    Fiat will use this week’s Concorso Italiano, one of the lead-up events for the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, to present the new 500 Cattiva. The latest special edition is based on the concept of the same name, unveiled at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and should be on sale in the...

  • Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept
    Aston Martin Builds And Sells Two CC100 Speedsters: Report

    Aston Martin’s CC100 Speedster is a concept built to celebrate the British automaker’s centenary this year and whose design draws inspiration from past greats like the DBR1 race car of the 1950s but also points the way towards the future by previewing the styling of Aston’s next...

  • Bugatti Legend ‘Jean-Pierre Wimille’ Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
    Bugatti Celebrates Its Past With ‘Legends’ Edition Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

    Bugatti will launch six new special editions based on its Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, celebrating the men that have shaped its history. The series is called the Les Légendes de Bugatti (Bugatti Legends) and the first of the six planned cars has been revealed today. This first...

  • 2013 Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial
    Aston Martin DB9 And DBS Zagato Centennial Live Photos

    As part of its ongoing centenary celebrations this year, Aston Martin organized the largest-ever gathering of its customers and their cars in the city of London over the weekend. Around 50,000 guests and 550 Aston Martin cars took part in the event, the highlight of which was the official...

  • 2013 Aston Martin DBS Coupe Zagato Centennial

    For Italian design house Zagato, intimately linked with Aston Martin for over half a century, it’s only natural to mark the centenary this year of the historic British automaker, and what better way than to roll out a new Aston Martin Zagato creation. We can confirm that Zagato will build two examples of a new Aston Martin centenary special, one based on the 2013 DB9 Volante convertible and destined for a customer in the U.S. and the other on a 2013 DBS coupe. The DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial was conceived for American car collector Peter Read, a longtime enthusiast and collector of...

  • 2014 Nissan GT-R Midnight Opal
    Nissan GT-R Midnight Opal Edition Limited To 100 Units Worldwide

    Nissan has unveiled a new special edition GT-R sports car that will be limited to just 100 units for worldwide consumption. The new special edition is the 2014 Nissan GT-R Midnight Opal, which derives its name from the unique Midnight Opal color scheme applied to its exterior. The paint is applied...

  • 2013 Acura TL Special Edition
    2013 Acura TL Special Edition Revealed

    The current-generation Acura TL has been around since the 2009 model year and a successor is due soon, most likely badged as a TLX. To help keep interest in the current model alive, Acura is giving plenty of incentive for buyers via the launch of a special edition model. Introduced late in the 2013...

  • 2014 Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition
    Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition Revealed: Video

    It was at the 1963 Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany that Porsche first rolled out its 901 prototype, a sports car designed by the grandson of Porsche’s founder as a replacement for the automaker’s 356 model. The car would eventually be renamed the 911 and go on to spawn seven separate...

  • McLaren 50 12C Spider
    McLaren 50 12C & 12C Spider Mark 50th Anniversary

    Special-edition cars to mark anniversaries are nothing new, but for McLaren, having its own production car around to commemorate the occasion is. The brand born of racing is capitalizing on the opportunity, with the new McLaren 50 12C and McLaren 50 12C Spider, celebrating the brand's 50th...

  • 2014 BMW 6-Series M Sport Edition
    2014 BMW 6-Series M Sport Edition Announced

    BMW is expanding its range of special M Sport Edition models with a new 6-Series M Sport Edition being introduced for the 2014 model year. As its name suggests, the 6-Series M Sport Edition is based around the car’s M Sport package but adds some extras at no additional cost. All the models...

  • Le Mans Limited Edition 2013 Bentley Continental GT

    This year Bentley is celebrating two significant milestones, the 90th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 10th anniversary of the automaker’s last overall victory in the classic endurance race. As part of its celebrations, Bentley is introducing six new ‘Le Mans Limited Edition’ specifications available on its flagship Mulsanne sedan and Continental range of coupes and convertibles. Each of the special editions are inspired by a driver from Bentley’s six victories at 24 Hours of Le Mans, won throughout the event’s 90-year history, and each of these...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show
    Claims Of More Extreme LaFerrari Are False, Says Ferrari

    Ferrari has denied claims it is already at work on a more extreme version of its LaFerrari supercar. The claims were made in an article from Autocar, which has since pulled the original post from its website. The British outlet had based its claims on an interview with the LaFerrari’s chief...

  • Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show
    Ferrari Working On More Extreme LaFerrari Supercar: Report

    The LaFerrari supercar is already the fastest and most powerful road car ever built by Ferrari, and if the automaker’s performance claims are to be believed it could just be the most capable production car the world has ever known. For its latest flagship, Ferrari is claiming a 0-60 mph time...

  • Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario
    Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario Live Photos And Video

    Lamborghini’s Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario special edition has made its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show, which means we can now reveal to you all of the tasty details. The car was built to celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary, which takes place this year and will...

  • 2013 Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trials Centenary Collection
    Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trial Centenary Collection: Shanghai Auto Show

    In the name of remembrance of the 1913 Alpine Trial and the Silver Ghost's assumption of the title "Best Car in the World," Rolls-Royce is releasing a new Alpine Trial Centenary Collection at the Shanghai Auto Show this week. In addition to the collection, Rolls-Royce has organized a "faithful...

  • 2013 Maserati Quattroporte
    Maserati To Celebrate Centenary In 2014 With Zegna Special Edition

    Two of Italy’s finest luxury labels, Maserati and Ermenegildo Zegna, have entered a partnership aimed at promoting Italian design and manufacturing excellence worldwide. At the same time, the two will collaborate on a number of projects, starting with a special edition model next year to...

  • Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario

    This year Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A turns 50, and to celebrate the Italian manufacturer of supercars has a number of major events planned and has already unveiled its Veneno, which at its unveiling was billed as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the brand. In the past, Lamborghini has celebrated such milestones with the unveiling of special models, such as the previous 25th anniversary Countach and 40th anniversary Murcielago. However, these were never limited to just a handful of models like the Veneno, of which only three examples will be built in addition to the prototype already...

  • 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition
    2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition Revealed

    Since the debut of the F-150 SVT Raptor off-roading pickup back in 2010, Ford has continuously updated the vehicle, either adding a SuperCrew option, improving the safety or adding more power with each passing year. In fact, continuous improvement has been a Raptor development imperative since...

  • 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Convertible
    Chevy Rolls Out Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Convertible In Lead Up To Indy 500

    Chevrolet has revealed the convertible version of last year’s striking Camaro Hot Wheels Edition, using this week’s 500 Festival at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to roll out a fleet of 33 of the cars. The 500 Festival is one of the lead-up events for the Indianapolis 500 race, which...

  • Rolls-Royce Bespoke Art Deco Collection Ghost
    Rolls-Royce Bringing Art Deco To The Bangkok Motor Show

    At last September’s Paris Auto Show, Rolls-Royce Bespoke introduced a series of cars influenced by the Art Deco movement. On display in its Paris booth were Art Deco Ghost, Phantom and Phantom Drophead Coupe models, which Rolls Royce agreed to build as limited-production special editions...

  • 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package
    Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package Announced

    At last weekend’s Eighth Annual LX Spring Festival, SRT head Ralph Gilles revealed a new appearance package option for the 2013 and 2014 Dodge Charger SRT8. Dubbed the “392 Appearance Package,” it will be priced at $2,495 and offered on a limited basis for both years. How limited?...

  • 2014 BMW Frozen Brilliant White Edition 6-Series Convertible - image: BMW
    2014 BMW 6-Series, 6-Series Gran Coupe And M6 Preview

    BMW is planning a few changes for its 6-Series lineup in 2014, and from an enthusiast perspective virtually all of them are positive. First and foremost, BMW has heard the complaints of U.S. buyers, and it will introduce a six-speed manual gearbox as a no-charge option on all 2014 M6 variants. That...

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