Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Porsche celebrates 70 years with video tribute

"We are what nobody needs, but everyone wants." That's a hell of a statement, but it's one that Porsche can certainly make, and the brand does just that in this video tribute to 70 years of building sports cars. This video is not a deep dive into Porsche's history. Instead, it's a quick and emotional look at the soul of the brand, with an eye toward the...

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Porsche teaches us how to pronounce Taycan

Dramatic music begins to play. The voice-over rolls in like thunder through verdant hills. A ballerina leaps through a dark space; she is power and poise personified. We've set the stage and now it's time to take a visual journey through a handful of Porsche models by way of a series of jolting, quick cuts. Is this going to be one of those cliche-laden...

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Hardcore McLaren Sports Series member teased ahead of June 28 reveal

McLaren breaks down its model range into three categories. You have the Sports Series, Super Series, and Ultimate Series, and there is a clear performance delineator between each group. Starting at the top you'll find the Senna and P1 in the Ultimate Series. The 720S resides as the Super Series offering. At the "bottom" sits the 570 in GT and S versions...

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2018 BMW M5 recalled over ECU and fuel pump woes

Owners of the 2018 BMW M5 should begin checking their mailboxes because nearly all of the new M5 are subject to a new recall over a faulty fuel pump. According to the recall information on the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration's website, 846 units of 2018 M5 will be recalled. BMW has also issued a stop-sale for any new M5s sitting on...

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2019 Porsche 911 Speedster spy shots

There's a new generation of the 911 waiting in the wings but before it arrives Porsche will launch one last hurrah for the current-generation 991 911 family. The car will be a limited edition 911 Speedster, which was previewed in concept form just last week as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary celebrations. Some readers will recall Porsche did the same...

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Mazda reveals updated MX-5 Miata with more power, features

Mazda's MX-5 Miata is a perennial favorite that just gets better with each successive generation. The car is into its fourth generation and still manages to maintain the spritely driving feel of the original, despite being significantly safer and more advanced. The fourth-gen model, an ND to all the fans, was introduced for 2016. As it approaches the midway...

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2019 BMW Z4’s design revealed in patent drawings

The 2019 BMW Z4 has made a premature debut, thanks to new patent drawings first published by the Dutch site Auto Week.nl on Monday. The drawings, filed with the Japanese patent office, showcase what should be the car's final design ahead of a reveal sometime later this year. The images show the overall design stays true to the Z4 concept's ethos, but things...

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10th Anniversary 2019 Lexus GS F and RC F have arrived

Ten years ago, Lexus decided to kick up the performance factor of its luxury-focused lineup. The IS F ushered in a new era for the Japanese automaker, and the F brand family has only grown over the course of the last decade. To celebrate 10 years of F performance, Lexus has created 10th Anniversary editions of the 2019 Lexus GS F and RC F. Both cars come...

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2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 thunders in with upgraded aero, tires, brakes

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is a special thing, with it's flat-crank 5.2-liter V-8 engine wringing out to 8,250 rpm. For 2019, it gets a host of improvements, Ford announced on Monday, ranging from performance to daily niceties. The most important updates for GT350 fans? The performance improvements. The go upgrades start with new tires. Michelin Pilot...

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Polestar 1 finds most buyers in North America thus far

The Polestar 1 has yet to make its North American debut, but that hasn't stopped locals to the continent from plopping down cash for the electrified, carbon-fiber-bodied sports coupe. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath revealed on Thursday that North America is, in fact, the brand's biggest market, according to a Thursday report from Automotive News...

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