Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Track-focused Toyota Supra planned

We've yet to see the new Toyota Supra debut in production form, but the company is already willing to admit the car will spawn a track-focused variant. The man behind the new Supra, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, told Top Gear on Friday that such a car will mainly focus on stripping weight away from the regular car. "We're already making a racing...

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2019 Subaru BRZ priced, adds limited-run Series.Gray Edition

The Subaru BRZ will keep things affordable with a starting price of $26,680 for the 2019 model year. Pricing includes an $885 destination fee. Buyers will also have a new BRZ Series.Gray Edition model to choose from, but the higher performance tS model does not return. We'll start with the Series.Gray Edition since it's the major change for the 2019 BRZ...

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots

Porsche isn't even finished with new variants of the current 991-generation 911 but the automaker is already deep into development of new variants for the car's successor, the 992. Our latest spy shots show an early tester for the new 911 GT3. It follows shots of prototypes for the Carrera and Carrera Cabriolet, as well as the Turbo. We know this latest...

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Lotus appoints new CEO of sports cars

Former Jaguar-Land Rover executive Phil Popham has joined British sports car maker Lotus. Lotus company announced Thursday that Phil Popham will join the company as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Group Lotus and CEO of Lotus Sports Cars. Popham will report directly to Lotus Group CEO Feng Qingfeng, who took over the top CEO role from...

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BMW M launches M Town digital community for gearheads

BMW's M division has a new appropriately titled home in M Town. The company announced on Wednesday that M Town has opened its gates as a digital community for owners of BMW M cars. M Town's theme is "where too much is just right." The motif follows BMW's launch of the "Too Much" ad campaign, and M Town interweaves original content inside a fictional town...

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Gordon Murray Design’s iStream Superlight tech can cut car weight in half

British engineering outfit Gordon Murray Design has touted its iStream construction for a few years, but the latest iStream Superlight method doubles down on the architecture's core principles: it can cut a car's weight in half. Compared to traditional stamped metal, the iStream Superlight method results in 50-percent weight savings when producing a...

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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911, the 992, which will be hitting the market soon. The latest prototypes, which show both the Carrera and Carrera S, are almost completely devoid of camouflage gear, and they also reveal most of the interior including a new digital dash. Most of the new details can be found at the rear which sports...

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Grex will offer the TVR Sagaris as a kit car, even in the States

TVR is an iconic name in the realm of British motoring. The automaker has ridden a wave of strong ups and terrible downs. Along the way, the boutique sports car maker cranked out a number of sports car, and, despite some quality control issues, folks still clamor for a TVR. The brand is in the process of a rebirth in Wales, but it remains forbidden fruit...

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2019 Fiat 124 Spider benefits from new options including Monza exhaust for Abarth

Fiat will look to spice things up for its 124 Spider with a handful of new options being introduced for 2019. Key among them is a Record Monza exhaust upgrade for the 124 Spider Abarth that gives the car a more aggressive growl. It offers some solace to fans still sour from the Abarth model only receiving a 10-horsepower edge over the standard 124 Spider...

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Tesla Roadster makes European debut at 2018 Grand Basel show

Tesla's big surprise the company promised for this week's 2018 Grand Basel show in Switzerland has turned out to be a mockup of the second-generation Roadster, this one finished in white. It was hoped we might see a production-ready example of the new Roadster, which Tesla has promised for delivery in 2020, but the version we received at Grand Basel on...

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