Tag Archives: Supercars

2017 Ford GT sells for $1.8M at auction

Ford made buyers of its modern GT supercar sign an agreement promising not to sell for at least two years in an attempt to curb the cars from being flipped for huge profits. It hasn't worked because some GT buyers have already sold their cars, with the latest example selling at Mecum's auction in Indianapolis last week for $1,815,000, including the buyer's...

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Ford sues dealership that resold John Cena’s GT

Legal drama seems to follow the Ford GT wherever it goes. The latest installment of drama comes from a well-known story involving John Cena, his GT, and the fact the actor and wrestler flipped the car within a no-sell window. Ford sued Cena last year, and the ordeal is still playing out in court, but the automaker also filed a lawsuit against the dealership...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS “Gryphon” crashed…again

On May 11, 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS commissioned by American collector Manny Khoshbin crashed at the hands of a Koenigsegg test driver during routine pre-delivery testing at a track in Trollhättan, Sweden. A year later, almost to the day, the same car has crashed again—on a stretch of road next to the same track where last year's crash...

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Fired from Ford, father of GT supercar now president of company building it

The main person behind the modern Ford GT is now one of the people in charge at the company that builds the supercar. Raj Nair, former president of Ford North America, is now president of Canada's Multimatic Motorsports, Road & Track reported Friday. Nair was pushed out of his role at Ford following an investigation into "inappropriate behavior," and...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spy shots

The first prototype for the open-top version of Aston Martin's Vanquish-replacing DBS Superleggera has been spotted. The tester was spotted outside Aston Martin's AMR Performance Center at the Nürburgring and is still at an early stage of development, as evidenced by the makeshift exhaust tips at the rear. While it may look like a DB11 Volante, the...

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Holy roller: Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán sells for $861,000

A handful of charitable organizations will receive fresh funds, thanks to the Pope and his Lamborghini Huracán. Last Saturday, Lamborghini announced the special Huracán model it had built for il Papa sold for $861,000 at RM Sotheby's Monaco auction. The Italian supercar maker first donated the Huracán to Pope Francis last November. His...

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You can lease a Pagani Huayra Roadster for $25,000 per month

Looking to get into a supercar but don't like the idea of actual car ownership? Putnam Leasing has a deal for you, and it will put you in the driver's seat of a Pagani Huayra Roadster. It will cost quite a bit of dough, though. For $25,339 per month, you can now lease a Pagani, and it may be the most expensive car lease "deal" ever. This isn't a zero-down...

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The Gumpert Apollo that set a Nürburgring record time is now for sale

It may bear a name that's easy to poke fun at, but this 2009 Gumpert Apollo is also responsible for a record-setting run around the Nürburgring, lapping the iconic track in just 7:11.57 back in August of 2009. At the time, that was the fastest a production car had ever been pushed around the 'Ring. With just 5,792 miles on its odometer today, you can...

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The Gumpert Apollo that set a Nürburgring record time is now for sale

It may bear a name that's easy to poke fun at, but this 2009 Gumpert Apollo is also responsible for a record-setting run around the Nürburgring, lapping the iconic track in just 7:11.57 back in August of 2009. At the time, that was the fastest a production car had ever been pushed around the 'Ring. With just 5,792 miles on its odometer today, you can...

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