Tag: Supercar

This Hybrid Hypercar Concept Could Be Exactly What Maserati Needs

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Maserati is the new Ferrari. At least that’s what FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne has to say about it. While the verdict is very much still out on that statement, the idea of a high-end, Ferrari-rivaling Maserati is something that should excite the enthusiast in you. Continue Reading »

McLaren’s Lightweight 675LT Is Completely Sold Out

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Back in February, McLaren took the wraps off its mid-engined 675LT ahead of the Geneva Motor show. It was basically pitched as a road-legal track car and McLaren told us the car would be produced in limited numbers. In keeping with the trend of the latest low-volume supercars, the 675LT has sold out before even a single one has been built.

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Driving a Porsche 959 in the US? Thank Bill Gates

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It is still very rare to see a Porsche 959 in the United States today, but there was a time when it was impossible to drive one on American roads. It was all Porsche’s fault because they refused to give the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) the four models required for crash testing certification. This posed a problem for Bill Gates when he bought one and couldn’t get it through customs, so he helped pass a law that would let the car into the country.

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Koenigsegg Wants to Build More “Normal” Cars

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When you’re in the business of building 1,500-horsepower Swedish hypercars, it might sound a little ridiculous to go from that into building affordable hatchbacks. But don’t call Christian Von Koenigsegg ridiculous—the same man who founded the hypercar firm now wants to build more affordable cars for us common folk. Continue Reading »

The K-1 Attack is the Coolest Car on eBay You’ve Never Heard Of

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The world is full of tinkerers, those who love nothing more than to build a car in a shed. It’s of course an admirable pastime, though more often than not, these cars begin to look like the sheds in which they were created. That is to say, not great.  Continue Reading »

$16.5 Million Ferrari with a Victoria’s Secret Twist?

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Classic racing Ferraris from the 1950s are among the most coveted and valuable cars on the planet. Rare Ferrari 250 and 375 variants with even a hint of a racing pedigree routinely sell in the millions at auctions. Take one of those cars, throw in a mystery that involves the Victoria’s Secret founder, and you have a story worthy of film.

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Jeremy Clarkson Lapped the “Top Gear” Track One Last Time—But in What Car?

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Take your pick: Mercedes, Ferrari, or…other Ferrari. Jeremy Clarkson tweeted out recently that he will be taking one of these three cars around the Top Gear test track for the last time. You know, because of the whole him being fired thing. Continue Reading »

Marchionne Aiming Maserati as Company’s New Flagship

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Late last year, Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that the company’s flagship brand, Ferrari, would be spun off in order to gain some much needed capital for the rest of FCA’s brands. While the bulk of the company’s shares will remain with FCA, for the first time ever, those outside the brand will be able to purchase a stake in the company. Continue Reading »

Lotus Building Drop-Top Evora For The US

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After Lotus failed to meet US safety standards at the end of last year, the company was forced to pull out of the US market. Many were concerned that Lotus would never return, due to the company’s checkered financial past. However, within a few weeks of the first announcement, Lotus reaffirmed that the brand would be back in the US the following year, bringing with it, the new Lotus Evora 400. But that won’t be the only car Lotus returns with in 2016.

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Rare Lamborghini Concept to Be Auctioned in New York

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Remember the Lamborghini Gallardo? Of course you do. While the Gallardo went on to be one of Lambo’s best-selling vehicles (as did its convertible cousin), it spawned one very unique, very likable variant: the Concept S. Continue Reading »