Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Project Gold: 911 restomod celebrates 70 years of Porsche

Porsche isn't done with its celebrations for its 70th anniversary this year. Having already built a highly authentic replica of its very first sports car, as well as unveiling a spiritual successor in the form of the 911 Speedster concept, Porsche on Thursday unveiled a restomod based on a 993-generation 911 Turbo. Called Project Gold, the build has been...

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Audi PB18 e-tron combines Le Mans prowess with electric future

Audi dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the better part of a decade with its R18 TDI prototype diesel race car and the German luxury brand is now on the front lines of the race for an electric future. At Monterey Car Week on Thursday, the brand unveiled a concept car that combines the two, the PB18 e-tron. The PB in the name refers to Pebble Beach where...

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Jaguar’s electric E-Type confirmed for production

Due to popular demand, Jaguar announced Thursday that the electric E-Type Zero it showed as a concept a year ago will enter production. The cars won't be built from scratch but conversions of existing E-Types, with the work to be carried out by Jaguar Land Rover Classic. The announcement came ahead of the reveal of a second electric E-Type concept, this one...

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New 2019 BMW Z4 roadster breaks cover with M40i First Edition

BMW showed the Z4 concept at Pebble Beach last year and further detailed it a month later at the Frankfurt motor show. This year, we finally see the production version. BMW unveiled the next generation of its two-seat roadster with a special 2019 Z4 M40i First Edition. The lines are now locked in and the look is low, aggressive, and perhaps a bit too busy...

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MSO McLaren 600LT dashing to Pebble Beach in bespoke Stealth Gray

McLaren Special Operations will bring its latest creation to the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: a specially equipped McLaren 600LT finished in Stealth Gray. The supercar wears a host of upgrades developed by McLaren's official personalization department. They are grouped under the MSO Defined and MSO Bespoke headings. The Stealth Gray hue is the...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster spy shots

Mercedes-AMG's GT R track car by the looks of things is about to drop its top. A GT R Roadster prototype was spotted recently at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads. It should arrive on the market next year alongside a mid-cycle update for AMG's standalone sports car due for the 2020 model year. The GT R coupe...

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437-mile 2002 E39 BMW M5 could sell for $180,000

It's still regarded as one of the greatest super sedans ever built. The E39-generation BMW M5, built from 1998 to 2003, is an iconic dream machine for many enthusiasts. One such enthusiast was smart enough to buy two of them, one for driving and another to store away for a later day. That day has arrived because his absolutely pristine 2002 BMW M5 is set to...

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New Bentley boss rules out sports cars

There's been plenty of talk of Bentley adding a fifth model line to join its Continental GT, Flying Spur, Bentayga and Mulsanne, with the leading speculation calling for a two-seat sports car along the lines of the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept rolled out at the 2015 Geneva auto show. In a detailed interview with Autocar, Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark, who took over...

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