Tag Archives: Supercars

A London dealer built a Bugatti Chiron in fully exposed carbon fiber

The United Kingdom has an official Bugatti dealership, and it's no surprise that it should fall under the reins of H.R. Owen. As a means of advertising its wares in the best way possible, the dealership has crafted a Chiron with a special body. Instead of insane colors or a crazy livery, the H.R. Owen Chiron is a bit more menacing thanks to its fully...

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2020 Audi R8 spy shots

Audi Sport has been spotted testing an updated version of of its R8 supercar. Previously thought to be a more hardcore GT variant, a source has revealed that the planned changes only constitute a mid-cycle update for the car. The latest tester is wearing new fascias front and rear as well as large oval exhaust tips instead of the current R8's square-shaped...

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Lanzante teases McLaren P1 GT Longtail

Having already built a modern successor to the McLaren F1 LM based on the P1 hypercar, the folks at UK motorsport and engineering company Lanzante have turned their sights on another legendary F1: the F1 GT Longtail. Lanzante is the same company that fielded the F1 GTR that won overall at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, and on Sunday it released a teaser shot...

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Apollo calls on Mercedes motorsport partner HWA to hone IE supercar

Apollo is a Chinese-backed supercar startup born out of the ashes of Gumpert, which ran into financial troubles in 2012. The company's first product is the Intensa Emozione, a track-focused supercar with a screaming V-12 and a hyper-aggressive design that makes a Lamborghini look mild in comparison. Apollo is now in the final stages of development of the IE...

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Lewis Hamilton spotted in LA with new Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

It turns out Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton is one of the 210 people in possession of a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta. He was spotted driving around Los Angeles in the white car and one of the stops he made was at the popular Nobu restaurant in Malibu where this video was taken. While Hamilton drove up to the restaurant in the LaFerrari Aperta, he...

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Brabham BT62 to wear liveries inspired by Brabham F1 winners

With four Drivers' and two Constructors' championships, Brabham is one of the most successful names in Formula 1. And as it branches out into the world of car manufacturing, Brabham is keen to remind fans of this history with its first model, the BT62. The track-only supercar was revealed in May and will enter production later this year. It will be limited...

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Michelin working on tires rated to 300 MPH

Supercars have become hypercars, and with that moniker upgrade we've seen a move to insane performance figures. The idea of a sub-2.0 seconds for the 0-60 mph run is being discussed while the other end of the speed spectrum has production vehicles knocking on the door of 280 mph and beyond. This is a fascinating time for engine builders and aerodynamics...

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Watch a Ford GT’s active aero rear wing in action

The second-generation Ford GT has plenty of party tricks, but one of them is a trick rear wing that offers multiple functions while driving around town or at the track. Video from Drag Times explores and demonstrates how the active aero rear wing works by hooking up a GoPro to showcase how the wing behaves while driving. The particular GT isn't broken in...

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This ultra-rare Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato can be yours

Aston Martin produces beautiful, expensive machines. Anything can be improved, however, and that includes the lines of the powerfully pretty Vanquish. Back in 2016, Zagato showed off a concept that proves this point; the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato. The crowd in attendance at that year's Concorso d'Eleganze Villa d'Este was wowed and Zagato and Aston...

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