Tag Archives: Supercars

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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Ferrari Modulo drives again thanks to James Glickenhaus

Back in 2014, James Glickenhaus added a real rarity to his car collection: the one-off Ferrari Modulo. Now, it drives again. Video from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) shows the concept taking to the street for the first time in years—a truly mesmerizing sight. For a bit of background on the Modulo, the Ferrari concept first came to life in the...

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Full-size Lego McLaren 720S graces Petersen Automotive Museum

Hot on the heels of the intricate Bugatti Chiron Lego model, everyone's favorite toy bricks have been turned into another masterpiece. The Petersen Automotive Museum announced on Monday that a full-size, McLaren 720S model is now on display at the museum. The 1:1 model is made of more than 280,000 Lego bricks and weighs 3,200 pounds. McLaren worked closely...

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Ferrari FXX K Evo listed for sale; seller claims street-legal conversion possible

Ferrari debuted the FKK X, the track-only variant of the LaFerrari hypercar, in December 2014. Last year, the Prancing Horse debuted the even more hardcore FXX K Evo, which upon its reveal was sold out. Well, today is someone's lucky day because an example has surfaced for sale. It's listed for sale on James Edition by dealer Knight International. Not only...

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Hennessey believes being the fastest really matters

John Hennessey, founder of Hennessey Performance Engineering, says being the fastest really matters. It's a goal he aims to achieve with the Hennessey Venom F5 supercar. Speaking to Autocar in a report published on Monday, Hennessey said the "fast is best" ethos comes from the company's customer base—HPE has a reputation for building vehicles with...

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Dodge Viper to return? Marchionne leaves the door open

In August 2017 the last Dodge Viper slithered off the assembly line, and for a second time, it was said to be dead forever. In recent weeks, however, reports have popped up stating that the Viper would return in 2021, minus the iconic V-10 engine under its hood. Last Friday at an investor conference in Italy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles laid out its latest...

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McLaren’s MSO team turn out stunning 675LT tribute car

The Gulf Racing livery has remained one of the most iconic in motorsport, and the blue and orange color scheme looked particular delightful when applied to the body of a 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail. That car, also referred to as the Davidoff F1, has raced in FIA events all over the globe. It's in a private collection but many are quite smitten with its...

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Brabham names Bend Motorsport Park as home base for honing its supercars

Ferrari has Fiorano, McLaren has Dunsfold, and now Brabham also has a home base for developing its supercars. Brabham on Tuesday named The Bend Motorsport Park in Tailem Bend, Australia as its “home circuit.” The site, about 60 miles from Brabham's Adelaide headquarters and production facility, is recognized by the FIA and comprises a number of...

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Report: mid-engine C8 Corvette to get flat-crank 600-hp and 800-hp V-8s, 1,000-hp AWD hybrid version, but no manual

New details surrounding Chevrolet's worst-kept secret, the next-generation mid-engine Corvette, should be more than enough to perk up enthusiasts' ears. The rather detailed information comes from a Car and Driver report, which pegs three engines for the sports car turned supercar. At launch, the C8 Corvette will receive an upgraded version of the current...

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