Tag Archives: Supercars

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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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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The Lamborghini Huracán has 8 oil drain plugs

The Lamborghini Huracán doesn't call for an average oil change. Then again, the Huracán isn't an average car, either. But, for DIYers, a new video from Royalty Exotic Cars shows off to change the Italian sports car's oil. It all begins with sourcing the oil filter, which sits in the middle toward the cabin. The technician uses a long ratchet...

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This is how Lamborghini’s Countach got its name, and it’s not what you think

It seems like most Lamborghini model names are associated with bullfighting. That's not true with all of Lamborghinis though, as the most famous example of moniker derivation lies with the Countach. Bertone designer Marcello Gandini is the man responsible for some all-time great automotive styling. He penned the Bugatti EB110, the Alfa Romeo Montreal, Iso's...

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Koenigsegg Agera successor reportedly named Ragnarok, will have 1,440 hp

Koenigsegg may have a name for its Agera successor in "Ragnarok." According to a source close to the manufacturer told The Supercar Blog that the name should grace the car when it debuts at the 2019 Geneva motor show. And that the Koenigsegg Ragnarok may also have 1,440 horsepower. The power figure comes from a rumor floated on the McLaren Life forum via a...

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