The California Air Resources Board dropped a bit of inside information that supercar fans will find appealing Monday. Included in the list of certified vehicles to go on sale in the Golden State is this gem: the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider. CARB certification for the 600LT Spider is a step toward sale, although it's not necessarily a confirmation. We assumed that McLaren would produce a droptop version of the 600LT because the British automaker loves churning out convertible versions of its spaceship-like coupes. This, however, is the first quasi-confirmation of such a model's existence. A...
Zagato Highlights Its History With Aston Martin
Italian design and engineering firm Zagato is commemorating its 50-plus year relationshKurt Ernst
2010 Geneva Motor Show: Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta Concept By Pininfarina
Back in January we first reported that Alfa Romeo was planning a trio of new concept cars previewing its replacement for the 159 sedan for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Today, the first of these concepts has been fully revealed in the form of the new Pininfarina designed Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
New Alfa Romeo Spider Being Considered
Alfa Romeo's Duetto Spider may have shot to fame in the 1967 film The Graduate, but even this Hollywood endorsement couldn't stop the car from being axed in 1993. Previous Alfa Romeo CEO Luca de Meo has hinted at bringing back the iconic Alfa Romeo Spider in the past, and according to new report a...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Alfa Romeo follows the engine downsizing route for 159 and Brera Coupe
Alfa Romeo's handsome 159 sedan will be getting two new engines in the future, and like most automakers these days the engines Alfa Romeo will use will be embracing the philosophy of less displacement and more forced induction. There will be one new turbocharged petrol engine that will sit in the...Jeremy Weber
Spy shots: V10-powered Audi R8 Spyder takes to the ‘Ring
Audi currently sells two versions of its R8 supercar, the original 4.2L V8 model and the recently revealed 5.2L V10 version, but there are two more versions in the works, one of which will be unveiled at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The two new versions are the R8 Spyder convertible and...Alex Kaufmann
The convertible version of Audi’s R8 supercar has been spotted testing in Germany without a hint of camouflage material. These images of a prototype, plus a new computer generated preview, reveal that the convertible will gain a conventional fabric roof but misses out on the R8’s trademark aluminum side blades. Other major changes for the new 'Spider' that are expected to make it to production will be additional air intakes located behind the seats as well as a pair of safety roll-over bars. The placement of the fuel filler cap will also be changed due to the missing rear pillars...