Tag Archives: Supercars

One-off McLaren 720S enhanced by MSO raises $650K for charity

The McLaren 720S is definitely a hot commodity right now, but one punter has plunkered down $650,000 to drive off in one. Sure, that price was paid for a one-off example featuring a few enhancements by the MSO personalization department. However, we're still talking far more than double the car's $284,745 starting price. It turns out the car was sold on...

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Ares plans Ferrari 412-inspired GTC4 Lusso conversion

The Ferrari 412 and earlier 400i and 365 GT4 models were never the prettiest of Ferraris, but their low popularity meant not many ended up being sold, thus making them quite rare today. Coupled with their boxy design that typifies the 1980s era, the cars are now highly sought after in the collector car world. One fan was so enamoured by the 412 that he or...

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Ford has no plans to chase lap records with GT

Ford has adamantly stayed away from pushing its performance machines around race circuits for lap-time bragging rights. And that sentiment hasn't changed to this day. That's despite a recent diagnostic visit to Virginia International Raceway where the Ford GT monstered every single production car lap record with a 2:38.62. But, Ford isn't planning on making...

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This Aventador replica has a retractable hardtop and motorcycle power

Many of you have Lamborghini-sized dreams when it comes to the sort of vehicles you'd like to put in your garage. But having a Lamborghini budget is a different matter. For one enterprising individual it doesn't matter because he can build his own dream lineup of cars. In fact, he's created a Lamborghini Aventador of his own, and it comes complete with a...

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Zenvo bringing new supercar to 2018 Geneva auto show

Denmark's Zenvo is promising a new supercar for March's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. All we know about the car is what is revealed in a trio of teaser shots the company released Tuesday. They reveal little in the way of details apart from a taste of the car's gorgeous carbon fiber body work. We're not sure whether we're looking at a separate model...

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2020 Aston Martin Vanquish 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 redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal later this year or in early 2019, and we have new video and photos of a prototype. (Earlier shots showed a test mule.) Although the tester looks like...

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Witness 19 Porsche 918 Spyders attack the alps

If you had a Porsche 918 Spyder, where would you want to take it? What if you had 18 friends that also owned 918 Spyders? It might be time to hit the Alps, which is what Porsche and 19 918 Spyder owners recently did. The route was 1,500 kilometers and the $20 million strong convoy had five days to go from one end of an Alpine pass to the other. Porsche...

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Remaining 15 Bugatti EB 110 chassis receive new lease on life as SP-110 Edonis

It's a blast from the past with a modern twist. The creation above began life as a Bugatti EB110 supercar, but it will soon come to life as the SP-110 Edonis Fenice. Underneath the rather intriguing bodywork is an original Bugatti EB110 carbon fiber monocoque, and there are plans for a small run of the cars, 15 to be exact. A company by the name of Casil...

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New teaser reveals face of Rimac’s next electric supercar

When Rimac first turned up at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show with the Concept_One electric supercar, few could have guessed at the time that less than a decade later there would be a race among the major automakers to electrify their lineups. Now Rimac is ready to unveil a successor model, though the playing field looks very different today. We've already...

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Lamborghini isn’t interested in self-driving tech or going full-electric

Lamborghini is about fun. So says the company's head of research and development Maurizio Reggiani. That means self-driving capability is off the table; it also means an electric Lambo won't be a reality for some time as the technology isn't where it needs to be for a brand that has definite performance requirements. I interviewed Mr. Reggiani last week at...

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