Sports Cars

 
Porsche Speedster Concept, 2018 Paris auto show

New Porsche 911 Speedster enters production in 2019

It's hardly been a secret but now Porsche has made it official: a new 911 Speedster enters production in 2019. Porsche made the announcement Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show, where it also unveiled a red version of the 911 Speedster concept car first shown in a silver hue back in June as part of... read more

October 2, 2018 by
 
Lotus Mark I

Hunt on to find Lotus founder Colin Chapman's first car

Lotus is enlisting the help of enthusiasts, collectors, and any car hunter willing to help find the first car that company founder Colin Chapman built. The car is the Lotus... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Shelby Series 1 being sold at auction

Rare Shelby Series 1 could break the bank in Las Vegas

In the late 1990s, legendary racer and factory tuner Carroll Shelby wanted to build a car from the ground up. His firm Shelby American designed, developed, and built the... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota 86 GR

New Toyota 86 by Gazoo Racing teased

Toyota looks to be readying a new version of its 86 sports car developed in part with its Gazoo Racing motorsport department. A teaser video was posted to social media on... read more September 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T first drive

911 could be sole Porsche with internal combustion engine within a decade, says German report

It was confirmed over the weekend that Porsche is done with selling diesels and will instead focus its efforts on electrifying its lineup and launching new electric cars... read more September 25, 2018 by


 
Franciscus van Meel

BMW names new chief for M division

After four years on the job, current BMW M boss Frank van Meel will exit the role. BMW has appointed van Meel, formerly of Audi Quattro GmbH (Audi Sport), to chief of total... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
Toyota Supra prototype

New Toyota Supra could get manual transmission, but not in US

The question of whether the new Toyota Supra will get a manual transmission has left enthusiasts guessing for months. Here's the good news: the Supra more than likely will... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mid-engine C8 Corvette could get clutch-by-wire manual transmission

Chevrolet's worst-kept secret is the C8-generation mid-engine Corvette. We've heard a lot of rumors about the upcoming sports car with its engine mounted in the middle, but... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
RBW electric MG Roadster

British firm to build electric MG Roadsters

Converting internal combustion-powered cars to electric powertrains is all the rage these days. A British firm by the name of RBW is the latest to jump on the electrification... read more September 22, 2018 by


 
2004 Toyota Celica GTS

Toyota thinks it needs a new Celica or MR2

Toyota says it wants to build another sports car to join the upcoming fifth-generation Supra and the 86 in its lineup. A new Celica or MR2 could fit the bill, according to a... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
Revolution Racecars The Revolution

Radical co-founder working on new track-focused sports car

Radical is a top-tier producer of track-day specials. The British company was founded in 1997 and today sells a number of models for track enthusiasts and racers all over the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Toyota Supra prototype

Toyota Supra to be built alongside BMW Z4 at Austrian plant

Toyota confirmed Wednesday that its new Supra sports car will be built alongside the related BMW Z4 (shown below) at a plant in Graz, Austria. The plant is operated by... read more September 19, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW Z4 Roadster

2019 BMW Z4 power details revealed: More turbos, more power, no manual

BMW released powertrain and performance specifications for the 2019 BMW Z4 on Tuesday, nearly a month after revealing the new two-seat roadster at Pebble Beach. Base Z4s... read more September 18, 2018 by


 
McLaren 600LT online configurator

For those without the means to own: McLaren 600LT configurator now live

The vast majority of the population won't have the means to actually purchase McLaren's 600LT, but the company has been so kind to launch an online configurator. The... read more September 18, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW Z4 M40i First Edition

The 2019 BMW Z4 won't offer a manual transmission

BMW is unlikely to offer a manual gearbox as an option on its new 2019 BMW Z4. The convertible sports car exists in a niche segment to begin with, and adding in the choice of... read more September 18, 2018 by


 
Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Track-focused Toyota Supra planned

We've yet to see the new Toyota Supra debut in production form, but the company is already willing to admit the car will spawn a track-focused variant. The man behind the new... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
 

 
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