Sports Cars

 
2018 Lotus Evora GT430

China’s Geely completes acquisition of Lotus

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in May agreed to purchase 51 percent of Lotus, giving the Chinese automaker a sports car brand to sit alongside its other brands which include the likes of Volvo, Lynk & Co. and Geely. Geely Holding on Friday closed the deal which sees the remaining 49 percent of... read more

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2018 Toyota 86 GR

Toyota GR likely to be branded TRD in US, launch standalone sports car

Toyota last week launched the new performance sub-brand GR in Japan. Toyota said the GR name, which refers to the automaker’s Gazoo Racing motorsport department, will... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
Subaru WRX STI S208

Subaru WRX STI S208 shaves weight and adds power for Japanese enthusiasts

We thought Subaru was finished with the WRX STI lineup following the reveal of the 2018 WRX STI Type RA, but the Japanese automaker is back with yet another high-performance... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Jaguar F-Type R

Next-gen Jaguar F-Type will be electrified

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth confirmed this month that every model from the automaker launched from 2020 will feature some form of electrification. That means even the... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Subaru BRZ STI Sport

Subaru BRZ STI Sport confirmed for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

The star of Subaru’s stand at next month’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show will be a sporty sedan concept that may just hint at the next-generation WRX. However, the... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
1996 Nissan 300ZX Twin-Turbo

The Nissan Fairlady Z was named after a 1956 Broadway musical

The Nissan Z has been a staple Japanese sports car for decades. It's been something of an icon in the U.S., too, despite disappearing from the market for half a decade. Let's... read more September 24, 2017 by


 
TVR Griffith prototype, 2017 Goodwood Revival

TVR returns with 500-horsepower Griffith sports car

Dormant British brand TVR, famous for its fearsome sports cars such as the Sagaris and Typhon, has been revived and has just revealed a new car. Developed from scratch, the... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
2019 Hyundai Veloster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Hyundai Veloster spy shots

Hyundai engineers are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the Veloster. The prototypes reveal the redesigned Veloster will keep the basic shape of the current... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS spy shots

The current Porsche Boxster and Cayman were morphed into the new 718 line when the vehicles received their respective mid-cycle updates in 2017. Porsche is now readying the... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at the Nürburgring

Did Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS just set a sub-7:00 'Ring time?

We all know the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is a fast car. The 700-horsepower rating will tell you that. But is it the fastest in production car history? Possibly. Porsche has... read more September 22, 2017 by


 
Genesis G70

Luxury automakers focus on too much "stupid" tech, Genesis performance boss says

Genesis' performance chief Albert Biermann had some harsh words for the brand's German rivals. The former BMW M boss of 30 years said rival brands invest too much in... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M5

Current 4-cylinder engines aren't good enough for BMW M

The automotive industry at large may be working to downsize engines to extract greater fuel efficiency from cars, but not BMW's M division. Today's modern 4-cylinder engines... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Infiniti Q70

Infiniti planning an electric sports car concept for 2018 Detroit auto show

Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand has let it slip to Autocar that it will bring an all-electric sports car concept to the 2018 North American International Auto Show this coming... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger

V-8-powered Kia Stinger in the works?

Kia impressed, and likely shocked, many when it unveiled the Stinger, a rear-wheel-drive sport sedan that boasts specs not normally associated with the Korean brand. The... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Edition 50

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C first drive review: AMG’s celebratory gift is a delight

Mercedes-Benz and Porsche have not always been adversaries. The two German automotive icons, hailing from east and north of Stuttgart, Germany, respectively, were once... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
Caterham Seven SuperSprint

Caterham Seven SuperSprints sell out in just seven hours

Caterham set a company sales record with its limited-edition Seven SuperSprint, selling all 60 of them in seven hours at the Goodwood Revival. Well, that didn’t take... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
 

 
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