Sports Cars

  • 2019 Jaguar F-Type

    Jaguar is in the process of drawing up plans for its next F-Type and one of the options reportedly on the table is an available electric powertrain. Autocar reported Tuesday that the next F-Type is due by 2021 and that an electric powertrain is just one of the options being looked at, though even if approved the zero-emission powertrain might not be available at the car's launch. To offset the weight of the batteries, the British magazine claimed Jaguar might utilize increased use of aluminum over steel in the construction. The move would fit with rumors that Jaguar is also considering...

  • Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign
    Watch as the Italdesign team builds the $1.05M Nissan GT-R50 by hand

    The Nissan GT-R50 is a stunning vehicle, and fans can appreciate it more with the knowledge that the car was almost entirely built by hand. A new video from Nissan traces the production process inside Italdesign, the Italian firm responsible for building the modified GT-R. Both the GT-R and...

  • TVR Griffith teaser video
    V-8-powered, carbon-constructed TVR Griffith takes to the track

    The revival of British performance marque TVR is well underway, with tire supplier Avon recently taking a prototype for TVR's new Griffith sports car to the Castle Combe Circuit in the United Kingdom for some tests. Fortunately, TVR sent along a camera team to capture some of the action. The video...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
    Chevrolet Corvette Z06 cooling issues should be in the past, ZR1 shouldn’t have them

    Some Chevrolet Corvette Z06 owners who track their cars have notoriously experienced cooling issues. According to Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter, those problems should be solved, and the even more powerful 2019 Corvette ZR1 shouldn’t experience them at all. Juechter told Motor...

  • 2019 Hyundai Veloster N
    2019 Hyundai Veloster N priced at $27,785

    Hyundai's first real step into the hot hatch segment, at least in the United States, will come with a competitive base price. The Korean brand on Tuesday revealed the 2019 Veloster N will start at $27,785, including destination. The base price will net buyers a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that...

  • Jay Leno and the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage
    2019 Aston Martin Vantage drops by Jay Leno's Garage

    The previous Vantage is the most popular model in Aston Martin’s history, so clearly there was some added pressure to get the design of the successor right. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage is a cracker of a sports car, as Jay Leno recently...

  • 2018 Jaguar F-Type Convertible rally car

    Jaguar has developed a pair of F-Type Convertible rally cars to celebrate 70 years of its sports car heritage. In particular, they give a nod to Jaguar's first sports car, the XK120 introduced in 1948. We'll just ignore the SS-100 launched the previous decade by SS Cars, the company that was renamed Jaguar in 1945. The modern F-Type rally cars were unveiled Monday but have already been driven in anger. The cars were recently put through their paces at the Walters Arena rally stage in the south of Wales, and in the coming months they will attend a number of Jaguar-planned events. The cars are...

  • Porsche 935 customer race car, 2018 Rennsport Reunion
    How Porsche created the new 935

    Porsche has unveiled numerous special cars and projects to mark its 70th anniversary. But the new 935 track car just might be the best of them all. In a new video, Porsche discusses how it developed the new 935 racer, and it obviously began with inspiration from the original car. Grant Larson...

  • Audi TT Sportback Concept
    Could the Audi TT morph into a sedan?

    Mercedes-Benz has the CLA and BMW will soon have the 2-Series Gran Coupe, but is Audi also set to join the compact coupe-like sedan battle with its next-generation TT? That's exactly what the brand with the four rings is planning, Auto Express reported Thursday. The British rag claims the sedan has...

  • 2018 Tesla Model 3
    Tesla Model 3 Performance adds "Track mode," system detailed

    Tesla has officially begun rolling out its awaited "Track mode" for the Tesla Model 3 Performance. The electric-car maker confirmed the release via Twitter on Thursday and released details on how the system works on its website. We learned initial details on the Track mode this past July, but Tesla...

  • Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 006 Coupe
    Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus gives update on 006 retro coupe and roadster

    Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has revealed more details on one of the several car projects it has in the works. The American race team and nascent sports car manufacturer behind the 003 supercar and upcoming 004 sports car and 007 hypercar in July released the first details on a retro sports car...

  • 1980 Chevrolet Corvette four-door
    Heretical four-door 1980 Chevrolet Corvette for sale for $217,203

    Chevrolet Corvette buyers aren't a group looking for vast amounts of cargo room or passenger space. However, those who would really like to fit more than one passenger should take a gander at this, um, oddball. It's a 1980 Chevrolet Corvette with four doors and room for a driver plus three...

  • Revolution Race Cars The Revolution

    Radical Sportscars has been building some of the fastest track machines money can buy for the past two decades. Recently, one of the company's co-founders branched off to start a rival track car brand. The result is Revolution Race Cars which on Saturday unveiled its first model. Going by the name The Revolution, the first model is a track car that weighs a little over 1,650 pounds and has 350 horsepower to play with thanks to its Ford-sourced 3.7-liter V-6. Revolution said it went with the Ford engine because of its proven reliability combined with strong performance. Revolution fits the...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

    Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911, the 992, which will be hitting the market next summer as a 2020 model. The latest prototypes, which show both the Carrera and Carrera S, are almost completely devoid of camouflage gear, and they also reveal most of the interior...

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Mercedes-AMG GT spy shots and video

    Mercedes-AMG's GT sports car is about to receive a subtle facelift, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype sporting a few tweaks. The changes constitute a mid-cycle update for AMG's standalone sports car which first arrived as a 2016 model. We expect this updated version to go on sale...

  • Subaru WRX STI TC 380 teaser
    Subaru could be cooking up a 380-horsepower WRX STI—for Japan

    Subaru has a more powerful WRX STI in the works for its home market and it's called TC 380. The brand officially teased a sole image of a "TC 380" badge on Monday. While it's not confirmed, the 380 figure could point to a 380-horsepower WRX STI. It wouldn't be the first time Subaru gave the...

  • 2019 Honda Civic Type R
    2019 Honda Civic Type R receives round of updates, $36,595 starting price

    The Honda Civic Type R soldiers on into the 2019 model year with limited changes, but buyers will have to shell out $1,000 more over 2018's model. Honda revealed pricing and details for the Civic Type R on Thursday, which included the price bump. For 2019, the hot hatchback will cost $36,595, an...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 development drives
    2020 Porsche 911: Testing from the mundane to the extreme

    Year after year, Porsche consistently ranks at or near the top of multiple reliability surveys, such as the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study. Part of the reason for this is the extensive testing that goes into the development of each of the German automaker's cars. Porsche's next major...

  • Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004

    American sports car manufacturer and race team Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on Thursday revealed the first details on a new plant to be assembled in Connecticut. The site (shown below) will join SCG's existing plant in New York where the company builds the 003 supercar and is laying the groundwork for a new 007 hypercar destined to race at the highest level in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A third plant, to be located in California, is envisaged for SCG's Boot (005) off-roader. The Connecticut plant will be the home of the 004 and 006 sports cars that SCG unveiled during the past year. The 004 is...

  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR sets street-legal Nürburgring lap record
    Porsche sets 6:40.3 Nürburgring record with modified, street-legal 911 GT2 RS MR

    Porsche may not be the king of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife when it comes to the production-car lap record anymore, but it set a new record for the fastest street-legal car at the famed circuit. The automaker announced Friday that a modified Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR lapped the 'Ring in 6:40.3...

  • Matt Field drifts a mountain in 1,060-hp Corvette
    Watch Matt Field drift a mountain in his 1,060-hp Corvette

    Matt Field is a top talent in the Formula Drift series. For the 2018 season, Field finished 7th overall which is a strong finish given just how stacked the field was this past season. When he wasn't racing, Field decided to slay some tires and release horsepower on a poor unsuspecting mountain...

  • Sketch for potential Morgan sports car due in mid-2020s
    Morgan to step into modern times with groundbreaking sports car

    Morgan is staring down the 110th anniversary of the company's founding. Next year marks a major milestone for the British automaker rooted in past motoring glory, but Morgan wants to change that and there's a new model in development that should lead the way for the future. Autocar reported Tuesday...

  • Potential six-cylinder Mercedes-AMG GT spy shots - S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes-AMG planning 6-cylinder option for GT sports car?

    Mercedes-AMG is working on a mid-cycle update for its GT sports car due in time for the 2020 model year. At the top end, we know AMG is planning a so-called “clubsport” package for the GT R model. But judging by our latest spy shots we could also be looking at a new six-cylinder option...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra prototype
    2020 Toyota Supra confirmed for 2019 Detroit auto show

    It seems like development of Toyota's new Supra is taking forever but now we finally have confirmation of the debut. As had been rumored for some time, the covers will come off the fifth-generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit auto show on next January. The car will reach showrooms late next summer as...

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