Tag Archives: Supercars

Brabham drops first details, photo of BT62 supercar

The new automotive division of the Brabham race team released the first specs and photos for its upcoming track-focused supercar on Thursday. Called the BT62, a naming convention that links the car with past Brabham race cars, including several Formula 1 World Championship winners, the new supercar is due for a reveal on May 2. However Brabham couldn't wait...

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2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy shots and video

Lamborghini has once again been caught testing a more hardcore version of its Aventador. And thanks to a photo of the car's digital instrument cluster (shown below), taken by the folks at Salento V12, we know the car will be called the Aventador SVJ, an abbreviation for Super Veloce Jota. Lamborghini diehards will recognize the name from the Miura SVJ of...

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Pininfarina PF0 hypercar will do 0-60 in under 2 seconds, debut in 2019

Mahindra, the parent company of Italian design firm Pininfarina, on Friday announced the formation of Automobili Pininfarina, a new automotive brand specializing in high-end electric cars. A soft-launch for Pininfarina will happen this year with a small run—just 12 cars—of the H2 Speed, a track-only electric supercar that swaps a battery for a...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spy shots and video

Aston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a replacement for the Vanquish, prototypes for which are shown here. However, the car won't be called a Vanquish as earlier thought. Instead, it will be called a DBS Superleggera. The new name, along with a June 2018 reveal...

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Aston Martin revives DBS name for Vanquish replacement

Aston Martin's upcoming super grand tourer to replace the Vanquish won't be called a Vanquish as previously thought. The automaker confirmed Wednesday the car will revive the DBS name when it makes its debut in June. But it will also include Superleggera this time, a name normally associated with hot Italian models. Aston Martin also has a history with the...

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Why did McLaren name its latest supercar Senna?

Ayrton Senna da Silva still looms large over the worlds of motorsport and McLaren. One need only utter the name and a flurry of thoughts related to speed, driving precision, and winning all come rushing to mind. Senna, who died in a tragic accident in 1994, spent the better part of his Formula One career with McLaren, so the two are forever intertwined...

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Watch the Devel Sixteen launch in the desert

Last November, Dubai-based Devel Motors shocked the world and proved many naysayers wrong when it unveiled a production version of its Sixteen hypercar. Now, we have some running video of the car somewhere in the desert with a sinister sounding idle and exhaust note. The Instagram video simply shows the Devel accelerating away at a brisk pace, though the...

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Bugatti owners can rest easy as technicians monitor cars in real time

Tesla has popularized remote monitoring and updating of cars with its “over the air” system, but it wasn't the first automaker to do so. Bugatti had a similar system in place when it launched the Veyron last decade and with the car's successor, the 1,480-horsepower Chiron, the French brand has taken its remote services to the next level. Since...

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Pininfarina hypercar will do 0-60 in under 2 seconds, cost over $2M

Mahindra, the parent company of Italian design firm Pininfarina, on Friday announced the formation of Automobili Pininfarina, which will specialize in high-end electric cars. A soft-launch for Pininfarina will happen this year with a small run—just 12 cars—of the H2 Speed, a track-only electric supercar that swaps a battery for a hydrogen fuel...

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