Tag Archives: Supercars

Lamborghini makes Huracán GT3 racer faster for 2019

You'll find versions of Lamborghini's Huracán GT3 in various race series around the globe, including in the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Come the 2019 motorsport season, an even faster version will be lining up on the grid. It's called the Huracán GT3 Evo, and Lamborghini presented it for the first time Saturday...

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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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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

Prototypes for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details can be seen. The prototypes are thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due out early next year as a 2020 model, specifically a base...

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Here’s how launch control works on the Ford GT

Since most of us will never have the pleasure of owning or ever getting behind the wheel of the modern Ford GT, we have others who can fill us in on how the supercar works. Today, it's all about launch control. This video from DragTimes shows us how to engage the system on a 2017 Ford GT...you know, just in case you find yourself in the rare moment behind...

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Two wrecked BMW M1 supercars become one piece of wall art

When life gives you a wrecked BMW M1, don't make M1 lemonade...make art. BMW did not make many examples of its amazing M1 supercar. In fact, just 453 were built in total between 1978 and 1981. Two of those have now become one in an effort to spruce up one owner's amazing garage, according to Motor1. The first car was acquired via the auction website Bring A...

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Jensen Button’s McLaren P1 for sale

It's not terribly often a McLaren P1 surfaces on the pre-owned market. Now one is available and it the first owner is a former Formula One champion. Jenson Button's P1 is for sale via Steve Hurn Cars, which explicitly lists its connection to Button. The British racing champion won the 2009 F1 World Championship driving for Brawn GP. He retired his seat in...

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Bugatti boss claims Chiron could hit 280 mph, but don’t expect an attempt

Koenigsegg set the industry ablaze when it used an owner's car to set a 277.9 mph top speed world record for street legal production cars. Since then, all eyes have been on a handful of rivals, including Bugatti, which held the production-car record for years. Now, the French supercar brand says the Chiron could hit 280 mph. But, there are no plans to...

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Christian von Koenigsegg brings the Regera to Jay Leno’s Garage

The Koenigsegg Regera is a high-tech piece of machinery, and there's probably no one on the planet better suited to explaining all of its gadgetry than the man who founded the company, Christian von Koenigsegg. He recently visited Jay Leno's Garage to talk about the Regera. Unveiled at the 2015 Geneva auto show, the car is unique in that it features a...

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Bugatti’s W-16 engine will be last of its kind as hybrid future approaches

Bugatti does things on a grand scale. Since 2005, the French automaker has shoehorned a massive 8.0-liter, quad-turbocharged W-16 engine into the rear end of its supercars. The latest and greatest machine to use this engine is the Divo hypercar, which is based on the Chiron. That duo might be the last cars to make use of this massive, mighty powerplant. The...

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First details on Lamborghini Aventador successor

Lamborghini has just introduced the 759-horsepower Aventador SVJ but information on the new supercar to replace the whole Aventador line is starting to surface. Automobile published a report Friday detailing rumored changes taking place behind the scenes at the Volkswagen Group's premium brands, one of which is a transfer of Lamborghini from Audi to...

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