Tag Archives: Supercars

Koenigsegg building its final Ageras

Koenigsegg on Wednesday announced that it is in the process of building its last two Agera hypercars, after which the company's sole product will be the Regera hybrid. The last Ageras are the two remaining examples of the three-car Agera Final collection announced in 2016. Koenigsegg presented the first Agera Final at that year's Geneva auto show. It isn't...

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Sculpture gives glimpse of McLaren BP23’s 3-seat cabin

McLaren has revealed new clues about its upcoming hypercar billed as the true successor to the legendary F1. The British firm on Wednesday revealed photos of a sculpture dubbed “Speed Form,” which provides a glimpse of the cabin layout of the car code-named the BP23. Like the F1, McLaren will build just 106 examples of the BP23. And since the...

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Bugatti boss isn’t interested in Chiron’s top speed

They say a submarine captain never truly knows how deep his vessel can go. Similarly, Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann doesn't know how fast his Chiron can go. According to a report published by CNBC last Thursday, he doesn't care to find out. When Bugatti launched the Chiron back in 2016, the automotive world was quite curious to learn the top speed of this...

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Valentino Rossi samples the Ferrari 488 Pista at Fiorano

Multiple MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi took time out from his busy schedule to sample the latest and greatest from Ferrari, the 488 Pista, on Wednesday. The test drive took place at Ferrari's Fiorano test track in Maranello, Italy, where Rossi was able to push the 710-horsepower machine to the limits. Ferrari says the hardcore 488 variant needs 1:21.5 to...

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Rimac C_Two almost sold out despite $2M price tag

It was only unveiled at last month's 2018 Geneva auto show but Rimac's C_Two electric supercar is already close to being sold out—despite a $2 million starting price. In an interview with Autocar published on March 28, Kreso Coric, who heads sales at Rimac, said the Croatian firm is planning a build run of 150 cars for the C_Two and most build slots...

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Silent-running Ferrari likely packs new hybrid powertrain

Video has emerged showing a likely mule for Ferrari's new hybrid powertrain testing at the automaker's Fioarno circuit. The mule is based on the 488 GTB but shown to accelerate without any noise, suggesting it's running on electric power alone. Ferrari has confirmed a new hybrid powertrain for launch around 2019. It will likely appear first in the...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS owner encouraged top speed run

Many of the automotive industry's records and accolades are specifically sought after by the companies themselves. Not so for the Koenigsegg Agera RS' top speed record run. Actually, the owner of the car came up with the idea. Koenigsegg's founder, CEO and namesake, Christian von Koenigsegg, told Driving in an interview that the owner approached the company...

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Jaguar I-Pace designer Burgess says I-Pace would’ve never followed tradition

The days of all long-hood, shapely Jaguar sedans and coupes may be numbered. The automaker's 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car made its U.S. debut this week at the 2018 New York auto show and its designer Wayne Burgess said that drawing the I-Pace required him to skip what made his Aston Martin DB9 and Jaguar F-Types universally admired. “If I...

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There’s a recall notice for the Pagani Huayra

This story isn't for you. It's for the handful of people out there who own Pagani Huayra coupes and roadsters, including the track-focused BC. There's a recall notice owners need to be made aware of, and it covers all 16 examples of the Pagani supercar produced in 2017 that have made it into the country. There's no need to drop your monocle just yet though...

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Brabham teases BT62 with high-speed video

Brabham is set to reveal its first new vehicle in 26 years on May 2, but on Friday the company released a teaser video. It features what we imagine will be a track-only supercar, though unfortunately the car, to be called the BT62, moves too quickly to gather any details. And it's absolutely a quick video. The clip lasts just 16 seconds and features a...

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