Sports Cars

 
Heavily modified Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

This 2,700-wheel-horsepower Nissan GT-R maxes out the dyno

The world of high-horsepower builds is an insane place. While production cars with 500, 600, and even 700 horsepower are considered wild, it's the aftermarket that takes things to the next level. And then past that level and into the stratosphere. Case in point is the Nissan GT-R from Extreme Turbo... read more

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The Beast of the Green Hell promotion for the Mercedes-AMG GT R

Documentary series dives into the Mercedes-AMG GT R and its ties to the Nürburgring

Mercedes-AMG gave the GT R a proper nickname after showcasing its latest creation to the automotive world: The Beast of The Green Hell. The Beast is the Mercedes-AMG GT R;... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
2009 Lotus Exige S 260 once owned by Jerry Seinfeld - Image via Dan Kruse Classics

Lotus Exige once owned by Jerry Seinfeld sells for $90,400

Jerry Seinfeld’s love of Porsches is renowned, but the comedian and television star isn’t averse to cars from other marques. For example, a year ago we saw... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 50 debuts, limited to 5 cars

This year is Mercedes-AMG’s 50th, and the official tuner to Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the anniversary in a big way. The climax of the celebrations will be the... read more May 29, 2017 by


 
Abarth badge on Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat hand paints every racing stripe on the Abarth 124

Fiat hasn't seen paramount success since returning to the United States in 2011, but it does arguably offer some pretty nice, affordable cars. In a world full of angry-eyed... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
1996 Porsche 911 GT2 Evo - Image via Mecum Auctions

Uber-rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo sells for $1.45 million

Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Nissan GT-Rs destroyed in fire that engulfed RB Motorsport workshop

Nissan GT-R hoard destroyed in specialty shop fire

Numerous Nissan GT-Rs of various vintage were destroyed recently. The cars, which included an R32 Skyline GT-R right up to the current R35 model, met their untimely death in... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS at Nürburgring

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS laps the 'Ring quicker than previous GT3

Porsche seems to have outdone itself again. The 2017 911 Carrera GTS is capable of lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife quicker than the previous 911 GT3, evidenced by... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS, Lake Tahoe

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet first drive review: the one you want

At times, it has felt like Porsche’s myriad 911 configurations serve only to answer questions nobody was asking. But this is not one of those instances. After a few... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Audi RS 5

Audi RS models test for almost 5,000 miles on the Nürburgring

All Audi vehicles offer luxury, but the brand has a three-tiered approach when it comes to performance. Base Audis, especially sedans and coupes, are fairly sporty, but the... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Rezvani Beast Alpha

Rezvani cuts Beast Alpha price in half

The Rezvani Beast Alpha is now priced at $95,000, a full $105,000 less than it did when the vehicle debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The Alpha is the removable... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type bearing chassis number S850664 - Image via Bonhams

Another original Jaguar Lightweight E-Type heads to auction

Special cars command big bucks. This 1963 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type is one special car that's just bit extra special, and it will soon head to a new home as it's bound for... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
A 1,700-horsepower Nissan GT-R hiding a trick for staging while drag racing

This 1,700-hp Nissan GT-R has a trick to stage properly at the drag strip

Staging a car at a drag strip is an art form. You line up so you have your car exactly where you want it to try and extract tenths of a second as you blast off down the... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Speed Academy builds a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Meet Blue Lightning: a Lotus Evora with Tesla Model S power

Remember Tesla's Roadster? That was a pretty neat little machine that paved the way for grander offerings from the electric car company. It was built on the bones of the... read more May 14, 2017 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche’s former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new... read more May 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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