Tag Archives: Supercars

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spy shots and video

A prototype for the open-top version of Aston Martin's Vanquish-replacing DBS Superleggera has been spotted. The latest tester was spotted outside Aston Martin's AMR Performance Center at the Nürburgring, and the video below features some footage of the high-speed testing on the German racetrack itself. To be called a DBS Superleggera Volante, the car...

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Here’s how you can own a Jaguar C-X75

It's certainly fun to pretend to be James Bond, a fantasy that can be accomplished with an old Bentley, a new Aston Martin, a simple tuxedo, or even a fancy Omega watch. It's a bit more difficult to play the villain. Until now, that is. Kaaimans International in the United Kingdom has one of the Jaguar C-X75 supercars built for the Bond film "Spectre," and...

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SSC Tuatara only car with "legitimate shot" at 300 mph, CEO claims

SSC is keen to reclaim the record for the world's fastest production car and clock 300 mph in the process. After unveiling the long-awaited Tuatara last month, the California-based supercar maker had some fighting words for rivals also looking to stake their claim as the first to 300 mph. Jerod Shelby, CEO of SSC North America, told Top Gear in an interview...

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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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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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Next Audi R8 will reportedly go electric

Back in March, Audi R&D boss Peter Mertens dropped the bombshell news that the Audi Sport division didn't have any plans drawn up yet for a third-generation R8. It didn't mean Audi Sport was definitely going to axe the car after the current model's run, but it did leave the possibility on the table. A new report out from Autocar on Wednesday claims Audi...

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2020 Lamborghini Huracán Spyder spy shots

It's hard to believe it's been more than four years since Lamborghini first graced us with the Huracán, especially since the design remains as intoxicating as ever and, in Performante trim, you'll be hard pressed to find a faster car around a racetrack. Nevertheless, it appears Lamborghini is readying a subtle update to keep the Huracán...

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Spurred by Tesla, Koenigsegg aiming for 250 mph in 14 seconds

Koenigsegg currently produces the world's fastest production car in the Agera RS, but the company isn't stopping there. Especially not after learning how quickly the 2020 Tesla Roadster will accelerate. Speaking to Top Gear in a Friday report, founder and namesake, Christian von Koenigsegg, told his employees Tesla "put the gauntlet down" when it declared...

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McLaren F1 supercar can now be certified by the factory

McLaren built 106 examples of its iconic F1 supercar from 1993 to 1998. That includes 71 versions for the road, 28 for the racetrack, and seven prototypes. McLaren wants to make sure each of these cars remain in tip-top shape and is thoroughly documented. The new McLaren F1 Certification program has arrived to do just that. The company announced the launch...

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Hybrid supercar in the works at Lamborghini could pack 838 horsepower

Lamborghini is working on a new limited-edition supercar along the lines of the Veneno and Centenario, cars that are referred to by the automaker as "one-offs" even though in reality multiple examples are built. A debut for the new one is expected early next year, most likely at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March, but information on the car has already...

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