Sports Cars

  • 30th Anniversary BMW M5

    BMW launched a special version of its latest M5 to celebrate the nameplate’s 30th anniversary this year. The special version is called the M5 30 Jahre Edition, German for “30 years,” and just 300 of them will be built for worldwide sale. And of these, only 30 will make it to U.S. shores, one of which is being kept by BMW of North America. Despite a steep $138,275 price tag, it’s almost certain all the cars are sold out—and for good reason. With a peak output of 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, the M5 30 Jahre Edition is the most powerful road car BMW...

  • 2013 Wiesmann GT MF4-CS
    Wiesmann Seeks New Investors

    Wiesmann, the German manufacturer of lightweight, retro-styled sports cars powered by BMW M engines, finally went out of business earlier this year after several years of barely scraping by. But for brothers Martin and Friedhelm Wiesmann, it’s still not quite over for the company they founded...

  • WM Destino
    V-8-Powered Karma To Be Sold Under WM Brand Following VL Automotive's Merger With WM GreenTech

    VL Automotive, founded by former GM exec Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, has made headlines in the recent past because of its plans to sell Fisker Karma sedans stripped of their electric drivetrains and powered by Corvette V-8s. The modified Karmas were to feature the Destino name...

  • 2016 Audi TT Roadster spy shots
    2016 Audi TT Roadster Spy Shots

    Prototypes for the convertible version of the upcoming 2016 Audi TT coupe have been spotted again, this time undergoing high-speed testing at Germany's Nürburgring. The new convertible is expected to debut in the coming months and join the coupe in showrooms early next year, also as a 2016...

  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 (European spec)
    2015 Mercedes SL-Class Sees Price Drop With New V-6 Variant

    Hopping into a brand new Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is now much more affordable thanks to the introduction of a new V-6 model for the 2015 model year. The V-6 model is called the SL400 and it’s priced from just $84,925 including a $925 destination charge. This represents a significant saving on...

  • 2015 Audi RS 3 Sportback spy shots
    2015 Audi RS 3 Sportback Spy Video

    The new RS version of the Audi A3 Sportback is in the final stages of development, with the latest testing being done at Germany’s Nürburgring. The vehicle is the 2015 RS 3 Sportback, and it is expected to be revealed later this year or in early 2015. While it’s scheduled to go on...

  • Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype meets Eau Rouge

    Infiniti’s Q50 Eau Rouge, which is officially ‘just’ a prototype, despite Infiniti’s non-stop announcements concerning it, has finally met the famous corner from which it derives its name. We’re talking, of course, about the Eau Rouge corner of the Spa-Francorchamps race track in Belgium, the home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix and numerous other important races. Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel, who will be racing at Spa this weekend, took some time out from his busy schedule to drive the Q50 Eau Rouge on the track. The four-time F1 world champion is...

  • 2016 Cadillac ATS-V spy shots
    Cadillac ATS-V To Debut At L.A. Auto Show, CTS-V At Detroit: Report

    Cadillac is gearing up for a raft of new model arrivals in the next 12 to 18 months, the highlight of which will be a new flagship sedan. The good news is that we don’t have long to wait until we see the brand’s new model onslaught start, as the first new arrival will reportedly appear...

  • 2014 Aston Martin DB9
    Aston Martin Trademarks New Names, DB9 Replacement Tipped To Be A DB10

    Aston Martin is developing a new platform that will underpin all of its next-generation models, starting with the next DB9 due around 2016. There is now some debate within the company as to what name should be used for the new car. The "DB" part, the initials of David Brown, who owned and ran the...

  • 2014 Callaway Corvette
    Callaway C7 Corvette Confirmed With 627 HP And 610 LB-FT

    Corvette tuner extraordinaire Callaway showed us its first take on the seventh-generation ‘Vette earlier this year and now the company has confirmed performance specs. The company has also announced pricing, with the basic ‘SC627’ package—complete with a 3 year/36,000 mile...

  • Bentley Continental GT3-R, 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Bentley Continental GT3-R Priced From $337,000

    Bentley’s most dynamic road car in the company’s history, the Continental GT3-R, is heading to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this weekend, after which it will be racing into showrooms with a staggering $337,000 price tag. That might seem steep at first, especially...

  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC (GLK-Class) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes-Benz GLK63 AMG In The Works: Report

    Mercedes-Benz is set to launch a second-generation GLK-Class next year, and it may feature a high-performance AMG variant. The key is the AMG division’s new twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8, the M178, which debuts later this year in the Mercedes-AMG GT sports car and will eventually become the...

  • 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

    Polestar doesn't yet have the mystique or history of BMW's Motorsport division, AMG or even Audi's RS line of vehicles. But what it does have is a team of engineers capable of building race-winning vehicles, access to some excellent Volvo vehicles, and several tins of bright blue paint. DON'T MISS: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Is World's Most Powerful Sedan The first vehicles combining all these attributes are the 2015 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, and Volvo has now announced pricing. The S60 Polestar sedan begins at $60,225 and the V60 Polestar wagon kicks off at $61,825. The price...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata spy shots (Image via Tatsuya.Broadcast.Channel)
    2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Spy Video

    Mazda’s all-new, fourth-generation MX-5 Miata is set for a reveal on September 3, and while the Japanese automaker has done a good job of keeping its prototypes hidden, one has finally been spotted. This particular prototype was spotted in Japan and shows that the new MX-5, which goes on sale...

  • Q by Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe
    Q By Aston Martin Showing Four Bespoke Cars At Pebble Beach

    It still seems a little unbecoming that Aston Martin's personalization division is called 'Q by Aston Martin' (we get it guys, you're proud of all the James Bond stuff...) but there's little doubt that the real-world 'Q branch' turns out some spectacular vehicles. Four of those will appear at the...

  • Teaser for Toyota FT-1 Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Toyota Takes Supra-Previewing FT-1 Concept To The (Virtual) Track With Gran Turismo

    Toyota’s stunning FT-1 concept car revealed at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show may be a preview of the next-generation Supra, but it’s also the Japanese automaker’s entrant for Gran Turismo’s Vision challenge, which celebrates the popular video game’s 15th anniversary. The...

  • 2016 BMW X4 M40i Spy Shots
    2016 BMW X4 M Performance Model Spy Shots

    These are the first spy shots of prototypes for a new high-performance version of the recently revealed BMW X4. BMW isn’t expected to launch a dedicated M version of its small coupe-like crossover; instead, we’re more likely to see an M Performance version positioned just above the...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish
    2015 Aston Martin Rapide S & Vanquish Meld Old With New

    Both the Aston Martin Rapide S and the Vanquish have a handful of things in common. As they should, considering they're both from the same automaker: styling cues can be traced between each machine; the guttural growl of the 6.0-liter V-12 engine cuts through traffic as quickly as the cars...

  • Nissan GT-R Goliath

    The Sun Valley Road Rally is quickly making a strong case to become our new favorite high-speed motoring event. This Idaho-based contest of speed sees a section Highway 75 closed to the public so that folks can drive their machines at extremely high speeds. We told you about a Bugatti Veyron that managed to hit 246 miles per hour. Now comes video of a tuned Nissan GT-R running at just over 237 miles per hour. READ: World's Most Expensive RV Sold In Dubai The Goliath GT-R produces 1,700 horsepower, and, in race trim, utilizes a bit of tape to close up some seams on the front of the car. The...

  • 2016 Cadillac ATS-V spy shots
    2016 Cadillac ATS-V Spy Video

    Cadillac’s award-winning ATS sedan is about to spawn a high-performance variant, and a prototype has been spotted at the Nürburgring. The car is the all-new ATS-V, which will join the upcoming ATS-V Coupe and CTS-V in the American luxury brand’s high-performance lineup. Designed to...

  • 2016 Audi TTS
    2016 Audi TT Sound System Gets Symphoria Tech

    Audi deploys new sound tech on the latest TT

  • Mercedes-AMG M178 twin-turbo V-8 engine
    Mercedes-AMG GT’s New Twin-Turbo V-8 M178 Engine: Gallery

    The Mercedes-AMG GT is shaping up to be a worthy successor to the SLS AMG family of cars, with a sleek and sensual design and, now, a powerhouse of a twin-turbo V-8 engine. MUST WATCH: 5,000-HP, 348-MPH Devel Sixteen Spotted In The Wild: Video Displacing just 4.0 liters, the previously revealed...

  • 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster
    Aston Martin In No Rush To Appoint New CEO

    It was revealed as far back as May of 2013 that Aston Martin’s Dr. Ulrich Bez would be stepping down from the CEO position after running the company since 2000. A replacement for Bez is yet to be appointed but senior executives from the firm say there is no rush to find a successor because...

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V spy shots
    2016 Cadillac CTS-V Spy Video

    Cadillac’s next-generation CTS-V sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track’s surrounding roads. Like previous CTS-Vs, the new one, due out next year as a 2016 model, will pack a V-8 engine, helping to differentiate it from the smaller ATS-V...

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