Daily Archives: August 3, 2018

After sports car, Gordon Murray’s car company will develop sedans and trucks

Gordon Murray will perhaps forever be known as the designing force behind the McLaren F1. But, he's even more thrilled to be working on a new sports car with F1 inspiration. Following the sports car, we now know Murray's car company, Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA), plans for a variety of cars and they include sedans and even trucks. Murray told Evo in an...

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British firm unveils Jaguar E-Type restomod with 6.1-liter V-12

The Jaguar E-Type is arguably one of the prettiest cars to ever built, but the final-generation Series 3 is often overlooked for earlier examples. This E-Type Series 3 restomod may change that perception. E-Type UK, a British firm specializing in E-Type restorations, completely reworked this 1974 E-Type Series 3 and turned it into a beauty. The firm added a...

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Mil-Spec Automotive unveils luxurious #002 custom Hummer H1 off-roader

Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) has quickly made a name for itself by building luxurious SUVs based on a reimagined Hummer H1. On Wednesday, MSA revealed its second custom creation based on the H1: the #002 Launch Edition. Fittingly, the #002 follows the #001 Launch Edition, but the follow-up SUV features a slant-back roof design that's more to our liking than...

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Hennessey’s Demon, Milan Red, $5.5M worth of cars crushed: The Week In Reverse

Hennessey unleashed its 1,035-horsepower Dodge Demon; an Austrian startup wants to take on the world with a new supercar; and $5.5 million worth of cars were crushed in the Philippines. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. For those who feel the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon's 840 horsepower simply isn't enough, there's the Hennessey...

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$1.2 million bulletproof Mercedes G63 limo could save your life

Those in need of the ultimate protection and who aren't the President of the United States may want to take a gander at this. It's a Mercedes-AMG G63 limousine with a bulletproof exterior and lavish amenities inside. INKAS, the Canadian maker of armored vehicles that also operates out of Lagos, Nigeria, offers the G63 limo alongside a plethora of other...

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2020 Hyundai Sonata spy shots and video

Hyundai is close to finalizing a redesigned Sonata with styling inspired by the handsome Le Fil Rouge concept car (shown below) unveiled in March at the Geneva auto show. A prototype for the new mid-size sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and looks to be wearing its final skin. A few details are missing however, such as the production taillights...

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First comes thunder, then LFT-666: Lister redesignates its tuned F-Type

Lister revealed its first car since the 1993 Storm supercar earlier this year with an appropriate follow-up name: the Thunder. But, now Thunder is out, and the name LFT-666 is in. The revived British sports car marque announced Wednesday it has redesignated the car as the LFT-666, with the triple six in the name signifying the car's ungodly 666-horsepower...

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Daniel Ricciardo to quit Red Bull to join Renault in 2019 F1 season

Australian racing driver Daniel Ricciardo will quit Red Bull Racing at the end of the current Formula 1 season to join Renault, where he'll race alongside the team's current driver Nico Hülkenberg in the 2019 season. It means Ricciardo will replace Renault's other current driver Carlos Sainz, who is rumored to replace Stoffel Vandoorne at McLaren next...

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Vanderhall Venice now available as single-seat Speedster

You don't always need high-dollar, high-horsepower cars to have fun out on the road or track. Motorcycles have traditionally been the weapon of choice for performance fans on a budget but more recently the new segment of reverse trikes has been gaining popularity. Familiar names like Morgan, Can-Am, Polaris and Slingshot all offer interesting options, and...

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Kahn Design’s Chelsea Truck Company reveals posh Defender pickup

The original Land Rover Defender was designed as a workhorse but that doesn't mean it can't do with a bit of luxury thrown in. Kahn Design knows this particularly well, as the company has been churning out posh Defenders for years. Its latest is based on the Defender Double Cab Pickup. The vehicle was developed by Kahn Design's Chelsea Truck Company, which...

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