Supercars

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

    Italian design house Pininfarina is launching a new car company under its own brand, one focused on high-performance, ultra-luxurious electric mobility. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. It's code-named the PF0 and is due for a world debut at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March. Potential customers were given an early look during last week's Monterey Car Week, however. For those of us without the millions required—we're hearing $2.5 million—to potentially purchase the PF0, Pininfarina has released the first photo of the car. It shows the rear...

  • Pagani Huayra Roadster Gyrfalcon
    Pagani Huayra Roadster Gyrfalcon takes flight at Pebble Beach

    Pebble Beach played host to oodles of new-car and concept-car reveals, and Pagani was among them. The Italian supercar maker used The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering on Saturday to celebrate the opening of its new showroom in Beverly Hill and to unveil the latest of its Huayra Roadster line: the...

  • 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition
    2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition wears famous Gulf Oil livery, 2020 GT will too

    Vintage design meets modern engineering in the latest Ford GT Heritage Edition, which was unveiled Friday in the iconic Gulf Oil livery that emblazoned the 1968 GT40 bearing chassis number 1075. This is the car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1968 with drivers Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien...

  • Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 heads to auction
    Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 sold for $467,500 in Monterey

    A Porsche 959 is worth more than a million dollars in today's classic car market. How much is someone willing to pay for one that's been in an accident? The answer is $467,500 as a banged-up example crossed the Mecum auction block during Monterey Car Week over the weekend. The auction house...

  • Salaff C2 - Image via Kimball Studios
    Salaff C2 coach-built supercar debuts in Monterey

    From the man who brought us 2007's stunning Mazda Furai concept comes a coach-built supercar called the Salaff C2. It made its debut Friday in Monterey, California and later presented on the concept lawn during Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Salaff was founded by American automotive...

  • Ferrari 488 Pista Spider - Image via Kimball Studios
    Ferrari 488 Pista drops its top at Pebble Beach Concours

    Ferrari surprised visitors to Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with the unveiling of the 488 Pista Spider. The car is the 50th convertible from the Prancing Horse, and one of the most powerful on the market today. It shares its mechanical package with the 488 Pista coupe unveiled in March...

  • SSC Tuatara - Image via Kimball Studios

    It's time for the likes of Bugatti and Koenigsegg to step aside, as bespoke hypercar manufacturer SSC North America is ready to reclaim its previously held title of maker of the world's fastest cars with the long-awaited Tuatara. The homegrown hypercar was originally penned by Jason Castriota, a former Pininfarina designer responsible for stunning machines such as the Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina and the Maserati Birdcage 75th concept. His penchant for clean aesthetics blessed the original Tuatara concept unveiled seven years ago, with the lines refined and massaged over the years into the...

  • Bugatti Divo
    Bugatti Divo bows with bespoke looks, focus on agility, $5.8M price

    Meet the latest member of the Bugatti family: the Divo. The French luxury and supercar maker unveiled its latest creation on Friday at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California. And the Divo isn't just about straight-line speed, but a nimble and track-focused experience. The Divo...

  • Hennessey Venom F5 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8
    Hennessey Venom F5 breathes 1,600-plus-hp of fire from 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8

    Almost a year on since Hennessey Performance Engineering first showed us its Venom F5 hypercar, the company has now locked in the first of the car's specs. Using the backdrop of Friday's The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California, Hennessey confirmed the Venom F5 will come with a...

  • Teaser for Bugatti Divo debuting on August 24
    Watch Bugatti reveal the Divo hypercar live, here, today

    Update: The Bugatti Divo has made its Monterey Car Week debut. You'll find all the details at this link. Bugatti has a track-focused hypercar coming today. It's called the Divo, and we'll see livestreamed from the The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California at 11:20 am PDT. A new...

  • Enea Casoni EC OnlyOne P8
    EC OnlyOne P8 is a one-off supercar built on Ferrari bones

    EC stands for Enea Casoni, an Italian gentleman responsible for bringing his vision of a bespoke supercar to life. The car is called the EC OnlyOne P8, which is a bit of a mouthful. But the styling is very to the point. The car stands out. And when a Ferrari powertrain figures into the mix, our...

  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ
    Lamborghini Aventador SVJ arrives with thundering 759 horsepower

    It's finally here. Lamborghini's Aventador SVJ, the current record holder for production cars at the Nürburgring, was unveiled Thursday night in Monterey, California. The covers came off during The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, where Lamborghini confirmed all of the specs including a...

  • 2019 Acura NSX

    It took Acura 15 years to bring back the NSX nameplate in 2017, but the Japanese automaker is giving the hybrid supercar an update after just two years. On Thursday Acura revealed the revised 2019 NSX at Monterey Car Week. It will take a keen eye to discern the 2019 NSX from earlier second-generation cars. Exterior changes are limited to body-color trim on the grille surround, front air intake mesh, and the mesh on the rear bumper. The optional carbon-fiber exterior bits now feature a high-gloss finish. A new Thermal Orange Pearl paint option will ensure everyone sees the NSX coming, and the...

  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ teaser
    Lamborghini Aventador SVJ first look

    Update: The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ has made its Monterey Car Week debut. You'll find all the details at this link. Lamborghini's Aventador SVJ is set for a reveal during this week's Monterey Car Week, which concludes Sunday with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. However, our first complete...

  • Porsche Schuppan 962CR on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jay Leno drives the ultra-rare Porsche Schuppan 962CR road car

    Whenever an automaker produces an iconic race car specifically for the track, builders and customers will be interested in creating a road-legal version. When Porsche built the 962 in the mid 1980s, a handful of folks did just that, including Australian race car driver Vern Schuppan. Just six...

  • 2004 Ford GT Confirmation Prototype CP4 heading to auction
    1-of-4 2004 Ford GT CP4 prototypes can be yours

    The Ford GT is a rare machine, no matter which generation is being discussed. Among the rarest of them all, however, was a run of prototypes Ford built when it was putting the first-generation (2005-2006) GT through its paces. Rather than crushing them, as is typically done with pre-production...

  • 2018 Ford GT at Nürburgring
    Why was a Ford GT caught blasting around the Nürburgring?

    Well, well, well. Look what we have here. After Ford vehemently said it has no intentions to chase lap records with the GT supercar, new YouTube video poster by a user going by the name cvdzijden shows the car ripping around the famed Nürburgring. And it's all-but-confirmed this is a corporate...

  • SSC Ultimate Aero TT - Image via duPont Registry
    Buy the SSC supercar that came before the Tuatara

    Before there were companies like Koenigsegg and Hennessey vying to dethrone the Bugatti Veyron as the world's fastest car, something Koenigsegg finally achieved last November when one of its Agera RS hypercars ran to 277.9 mph, there was SSC North America (previously Shelby SuperCars) taking the...

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

    If the name Zora means anything to you, you're probably a fan of the Chevrolet Corvette. Zora Arkus-Duntov (shown below) was the guy who helped put a V-8 in the original 'Vette, turning it from a boulevard cruiser into something approximating a proper sports car—and making him the honorary father of the Corvette in the process. Arkus-Duntov was also huge fan of motorsport, and worked his magic on the Grand Sport program that took the Corvette C2 racing. It's here where he saw the need for a mid-engine layout, which led to him convincing General Motors to build mid-engine concepts for...

  • Rimac C_Two California
    Rimac shows off beautiful blue C_Two California fitted with champagne holders

    Rimac is doing amazing things with its electric supercars. The Croatian company has moved on from the Concept_One and now the C_Two is basically sold out. But there was enough space on the production line to create this beautiful blue example that Rimac is calling the C_Two California. We hope the...

  • Aston Martin Valkyrie in near-production form
    Aston Martin's newest hypercar has the most powerful road engine in the world*

    When the Aston Martin Valkyrie makes its official debut—likely later this year—it will have a record-breaking engine mounted behind the passenger compartment. On Tuesday, Cosworth announced the supercar will make a whopping 1,130 horsepower—the most of any naturally aspirated...

  • Battista Pininfarina during visit to New York City
    Pininfarina reflects on past US connections ahead of Monterey Car Week presence

    Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina is in the process of launching its own car brand focused on high-performance, ultra-luxury vehicles. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. The car is code-named the PF0 and will be shown privately to prospective buyers...

  • Replacement Ford GT for owner of burned car Photo: muc.collector
    Ford built new GT for German owner whose car caught fire

    After a German owner watched his new Ford GT erupt into flames in June, the U.S. automaker has built a replacement car in the identical specification. The owner, who goes by the handle muc.collector on Instagram, posted a photo on Saturday showing his replacement Ford GT after a fire turned the car...

  • SSC Tuatara engine
    SSC reveals Tuatara hypercar's twin-turbo V-8

    It’s been a while since we last heard about SSC North America (formerly Shelby SuperCars) and its promised Tuatara hypercar, a car that could potentially reclaim the production car land speed record for the firm. The good news is that the Tuatara is coming, and soon. After first showing us a...

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