Supercars

  • Ferrari P4/5 Competizione final rendering

    It's been almost four years since James Glickenhaus commissioned his custom Pininfarina-penned Ferrari Enzo-based P4/5 supercar, but the excitement has begun to build back up following news that Glickenhaus is working on a brand new car--a racing version of the original P4/5. The new Ferrari P4/5 'Competizione' is being designed primarily for motorsport use and will compete next year at the Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race under the North American Racing Team banner. Under its pretty sheet metal is the same race-bred suspension setup and V-8 powertrain from the Ferrari F430 GT2 ALMS car...

  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car
    2011 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car Roars Onto Market

    The new 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car that will make its debut early next year has been revealed and is ready to order now for any interested privateer teams or race track diehards. The new model is the latest edition of one of the best-selling race cars of all time, having been built in a...

  • 2011 Aston Martin DBS facelift spy shots
    Spy Shots: 2011 Aston Martin DBS Facelift

    Aston Martin is on a roll of late, the latest creation its four-door masterpiece, the Rapide. While that car has its quirks, it's certainly one of the most attractive four-door sports cars in existence. Last year, the company shoehorned a brawny V-12 engine into the Vantage, taking the car's...

  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Sold Out

    Only 500 units of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS were to be built, and they've all sold in less than two months since the official unveiling August 25 at the Moscow Auto Salon. Despite the $245,000 starting price, it's not all that surprising--the GT2 RS is Porsche's highest performance, most powerful...

  • 2012 Nissan GT-R
    GT-R Facelift, Murano Convertible & Ellure Concept To Headline Nissan Stand In L.A.

    Nissan’s stands will be one of the star attractions at this November’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, with three world premieres scheduled to take place, each as exciting and groundbreaking as the next. The lineup will include a new sedan concept dubbed the Ellure, a radical convertible...

  • 2010 Mercedes-Benz Concept 358
    Mercedes-Benz Rolls Out Concept 358 And Special Edition SLS AMG In Australia

    Mercedes-Benz has used this week’s 2010 Australian Motor Show in Sydney to unveil two very unique vehicles, both designed by the automaker’s Aussie division as a way to highlight the importance of the local market and show off some new design ideas that could eventually be offered to...

  • 2013 Lotus Esprit Concept

    To say Lotus pulled off a bit of a coup at last month’s 2010 Paris Auto Show is a massive understatement given the automaker’s reveal of no less than six brand new concept cars, all of which are intended for production over the next five years. The list of concepts range from tiny urban runabouts to luxurious grand tourers and even a ballistic supercar, the latter of which we finally get to see in some detail following the release of these latest images. The new interior shots of the 2013 Lotus Esprit reveal a fairly conventional driver-focused layout for the cockpit but the...

  • 2014 Lotus Elite with roof down
    First Look At 2014 Lotus Elite With Roof Down

    At last month’s 2010 Paris Auto Show Lotus showed off no less than six concept cars that the automaker intends on producing in the coming years, and one of the standouts was the new 2014 Lotus Elite grand tourer. Described as the embodiment of Lotus’ new era, the striking Lotus Elite...

  • 25,000th Porsche Panamera
    Porsche Testing Electric Panamera Prototype

    Electricity and high-performance cars may or may not mix, depending on your frame of reference, but whether you're a Tesla fan or a Formula 1 devotee, it's easy to agree that a hybrid or all-electric Porsche would be a welcome creation for sports car and EV fans alike. The famous sports car company...

  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS live photos
    2010 Paris Auto Show: 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Live Photos

    The Porsche 911 GT2 is a car that needs no introduction. Often nicknamed the widow maker due to its sheer rawness and tendency to go sideways at will, the 911 GT2--as hard as it is to believe--has now been made even more extreme with the introduction of the latest 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS. On...

  • Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale live photos
    2010 Paris Auto Show: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Live Photos

    The Maserati GranTurismo coupe and convertible are without doubt some of the best-looking GT cars on the road. But for some, good looks just aren’t enough. That’s why Maserati has been persuaded to build an even more extreme version of its stunning GT; the fastest, lightest and most...

  • 2010 Paris Auto Show Lamborghini Concept sixth teaser
    Lamborghini Drops Sixth Teaser For New Paris Concept

    The 2010 Paris Auto Show gets underway this week, and that means so is Lamborghini's upcoming Paris concept. Today we have a new teaser image of the concept in addition to Lamborghini's original sports car "manifesto." The game is about to change for Lamborghini, and this is how it will happen...

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 crash

    The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 made its first racing appearance at a four hour race held over the weekend at the notorious Nurburgring circuit in Germany. Sadly, despite qualifying in third place, the car was involved in an accident on the opening lap. Drivers Bernd Schneider and Thomas Jager managed to continue and when the race was ended prematurely, owing to numerous other accidents, the gullwing was positioned in 91st place, three laps behind. Developed according to the GT3 regulations of the FIA, the SLS AMG GT3 was entered in the prototype class E1-XP. A total of 206 cars took part...

  • 2010 Lotus Elite Concept
    2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: Lotus Elite Concept

    Lotus is planning a concept extravaganza for next week's 2010 Paris Auto Show, including a new take on the Esprit supercar, and today we have a glimpse of one of the vehicles that will be gracing the stands of the niche British sports car company. Described as the embodiment of Lotus’ new...

  • 2010 Paris Auto Show Lamborghini Concept teaser
    Lamborghini Dealers To Get Early Look At Paris Cars Code-Named LB715-5 And 83X

    You've seen the teasers for Lamborghini's upcoming Paris concept car and read the manifesto, but as yet it's not clear if it's the Murcielago-replacing Jota or an unannounced pure concept car. Today, a report puts a new spin on what's coming to Paris. The two cars, code-named LB715-5 and 83X, will...

  • 2012 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti successor test mule spy shots
    Video: Test-Mule For Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Successor Spied

    It seems like just yesterday that Ferrari's 612 Scaglietti was launched but it's actually been more than five years, which is why it’s not surprising that test-mules for the car’s successor are already completing shakedowns runs at the Italian automaker’s private Fiorano circuit...

  • Shelby Supercars second-gen Ultimate Aero leak
    New SSC Supercar Leaked, Reveal Coming Later This Month

    The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has once again put the Volkswagen Group's French marque back at the top of the fastest production car charts with its recent 268-mph record, but within days Shelby Supercars (SSC) announced it would be once again gunning to top Bugatti. We already know that SSC's new...

  • McLaren MP4-12C
    2012 McLaren MP4-12C Kicks Off North American Retail Tour

    Fresh from its first North American appearance at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C is getting ready to set out on a continental tour of its new retail network. The twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 supercar will hit up its new dealerships to drum up interest in the car...

  • 2012 Nissan GT-R leaked (via GTRBlog.com)

    These images purport to be the first look at the 2012 Nissan GT-R as it gets ready for its 2011 rollout in Japan. The additions for 2012 appear to be solely cosmetic, though with the GT-R's already impressive performance, there's not much need for more speed. Starting at the front end, the headlights get LED daytime running light add-ons, plus a restyled front bumper and aero package resulting in a slight drop in drag. At the rear, a new diffuser boosts downforce to improve high-speed grip. A pair of new colors is also on the docket according to the leak, tentatively called Aurora Flare Blue...

  • McLaren MP4-12C
    Plenty Of Unveilings At Monterey Last Weekend

     The week of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Monterey Historic Races are a time for remembering the past. People get to see long-dead marques on a golf course or witness brave owners blasting their classic exotics around Laguna Seca. But with all the money flying around the events...

  • Lexus LFA Nurburgring 24 Hour race car
    Lexus LFA To Enter FIA GT1 Series?

    During its gestation, Lexus fielded several prototypes for its new LFA supercar in the 2008 and 2009 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance races as part of the development program for the final production version of the car. With its race-bred genes, there’s now a chance that the car will compete in the...

  • Ferrari Red Rush three-seater F1 car spy shots
    Spy Shots: Ferrari Red Rush Three-Seater F1 Car

    Ever wanted to feel the rush of a Formula 1 car but didn’t want to spend the years of training to accomplish the skills needed to handle a car at the breakneck speeds the pros drive at? Thanks to the Ferrari Red Rush program, now you can. The program allows participants to sample the same...

  • 2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
    Owning a Koenigsegg or Lambo Doesn't Mean You Can Park At Will

    Ah, supercar owners. The very wealthy amongst us, the ones who drive the toys we crave. Especially through the cities we live in. Even owning a supercar, though, doesn't exempt you from abiding by the laws of the land. Including, ummmmmm, parking regulations. As two London drivers learned the hard...

  • pagani zonda r official photos 005
    Video: Pagani Zonda and Bugatti Veyron Tear Up London

    The Internet, as awesome as it is at times, is nonetheless chock full of time-wasting, falsely-labeled and often useless dead-ends. But this isn't one of them. This is a diamond in the rough, pilfered from the depths of YouTube. While it doesn't exhibit the best (or even decent image quality)...

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