Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spy shots

Porsche's 718 Boxster and Cayman have just received the GTS treatment. But the German sports car marque is already working on the next rung up the ladder, the new 718 Boxster Spyder and Cayman GT4. Shown here is a prototype for the Cayman GT4, or possibly a Cayman GT4 RS. The car is being developed alongside a new Boxster Spyder and should make its...

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This is probably Toyota’s Supra concept headed for Geneva

Toyota's new race car concept previewing the soon-to-be-launched fifth-generation Supra may have just been revealed in photos published by Japanese magazine Best Car. Scans taken from the magazine have been posted to the Supra MKV forum and show a design similar to what we see in a teaser shot released by Toyota only two days ago. Specifically, the design...

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BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold on these shores. Pricing comes from BMW's internal ordering system, though it was published by BMW Blog on Tuesday. The ordering system reveals a standard i8 Roadster will come with...

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Porsche wants to build naturally aspirated engines as long as possible

Following a report from Motor last week suggesting the next-generation Porsche 911 GT3 would ditch its naturally aspirated flat-6 in favor of a turbocharged engine, Porsche's head of GT motorsport and GT road cars, Frank-Steffen Walliser, offered a softly worded denial. Speaking to Drive in Australia, Walliser said Porsche plans to hang on to...

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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy shots and video

The track weapon that is the Porsche 911 GT3 RS is about to be sharpened just a little bit more. Our spy shots and video reveal a prototype for an updated GT3 RS that we're expecting to be revealed next month at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Official photos of the car have already leaked. It features the new front bumper of the recently...

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3D printing allows Porsche to create obscure parts for classic cars

Three-dimensional printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing and production processes. It's also excellent news for owners of vintage cars in need of pretty obscure parts. Porsche Classic announced on Monday that it now has the ability to 3D print parts that may no longer be available. Tests began with a release lever for the clutch of the Porsche...

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Documentary details Dodge Viper ACR’s record-setting Nürburgring run

Last year, we waved goodbye to one of the most iconic American sports cars of all time, the Dodge Viper. In a fitting sendoff, 378 fans funded a trip to send the Viper, specifically a Viper GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR, to the Nürburgring for one last run. The effort made history when the Viper ACR clocked the fastest time for a rear-wheel-drive car...

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BMW M2 Competition name confirmed via leak

It seems the more hardcore and powerful BMW M2 finally has a name. Thanks to a leak from BimmerPost published this past Sunday, we know the car will bear the M2 Competition name. The M2 Competition has been all but confirmed for about a year, but we've also referred to the car as the M2 CS (Competition Series), as the M2's bigger brothers, the M3 CS and M4...

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Learning the unnatural at Porsche’s Camp4 winter driving school

Pierre Des Marais' voice cracked over the radio as he screamed, “Yo-el! Why do I hear throttle and see brake lights multiple times?” “Turn. Brake. Accelerate,” he said loudly into the radio. In most track situations you are told to brake hard, turn, then accelerate out of the corner. At Porsche's winter Camp4 driving...

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David Brown Auto confirms 600-plus-horsepower Speedback Silverstone Edition

Nascent coachbuilder David Brown Automotive burst onto the scene in 2014 with the deliciously retro Speedback GT. The car featured a body inspired by the lines of the Aston Martin DB5 but rode on the much more modern bones of a Jaguar XK. The company went in a very different direction in 2017 when it announced a restoration service for the original Alec...

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