Monthly Archives: August 2011

McLaren Exclusive to offer customization for MP4-12C

McLaren has a lot of territory to cover if it’s going to catch up with the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. After all, a lot has changed since they stopped selling the their seminal F1 supercar – the business … Continue reading

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Arrinera links up with Lee Noble’s Fenix

Whenever cottage industry supercars come up, Lee Noble‘s name at least gets a mention. Noble is the man behind the unbelievable Noble M12 and M400; part supercars, part kit cars that Noble designed, built and marketed from a garage in … Continue reading

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Ferrari drops the top, full specs on new 458 Spider

THE NEW FERRARI 458 SPIDER The world’s first mid-rear engined berlinetta equipped with a retractable hard top debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Maranello, 23rd August 2011 – The new 458 Spider joins the 458 Italia, widening the range of … Continue reading

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SSC Tuatara makes North American debut at Pebble Beach

Shelby SuperCars (SSC) first showed off its forthcoming supercar, the Tuatara, last month in Shanghai, and now we’ve gotten our first look at the car here in Monterey. The Tuatara (pronounced twu-tar-ah), was unveiled earlier today on the concept car … Continue reading

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Next Bentley Continental GT Speed caught undisguised

The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show is just around the corner, where Bentley is set to reveal its brand-spanking-new Continental GT Speed. Our intrepid spy photographers caught this Conti prototype out on the street completely uncovered, meaning there’s little left for … Continue reading

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Official 2012 Porsche 911 images spill onto the internet

Here it is, folks: the all-new 991 Porsche 911. Like nearly every 911 that came before it, the iconic coupe’s design has not changed too much, keeping the line’s classic styling and proportions intact. Aside from some new LED running … Continue reading

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Next M3 will get new twin-turbo six-cylinder

We’ve heard for a while that the next-generation BMW M3 will lose its 4.0-liter V8. In fact, back in July, AutoExpress claimed that the next M3 would feature three turbochargers. Not so, says Autocar. Instead, the Brits claim that “insiders” … Continue reading

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Motor Trend lines up stock and tuned CTS-V wagons at dragstrip

Yes, the 2011 Cadillac CTS-V is fast. So fast it makes our heads spin just thinking about it. So fast that lesser cars go home and cry to their mommies. So fast it’s gone plaid. Better still, it can be … Continue reading

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Next-gen Dodge Viper mule caught wearing new front end

It’s one thing to quietly anticipate the arrival of something exciting. It’s quite another when you can actually see it coming, so here’s a batch of spy shots showing the next-generation Dodge Viper under development. Don’t get too excited, though, … Continue reading

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Camaro airbag spontaneously deploys while drifting

Having a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS stuffed with a 426-horsepower V8, six gears and the rear wheels doing the pushing is reason enough for anyone to want to get a little sideways. Trouble is, letting the tail hang in your … Continue reading

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Summertime, Personified Muscle cars have never coped well with having their tops clipped. Losing the roof rarely does a vehicle any favors in the rigidity department, but the high-horsepower, high-torque coupes of the last four decades took fiendish delight in … Continue reading

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Lamborghini to present ultimate Gallardo at Frankfurt

The Lamborghini Gallardo has been on the market now for the better part of a decade. Along the way, it has led to countless variants: some with roofs, some without, some with all-wheel drive, some with rear, some with as … Continue reading

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Ferrari to unveil 458 Spider in Frankfurt with new Scuderia, 599 and Enzo in the pipeline

A whole string of new models from Ferrari are in the pipeline. And once in a while, we get an insider’s glimpse at what to expect. This time, Automotive News Europe has what they believe is a handle on the … Continue reading

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Poland’s Arrinera supercar rolls onto unsuspecting streets

At the end of May we got renderings of a hi-po, scissor-doored coupe out of Poland, produced by Arrinera. Now we have video of the car on the streets. Its front end and side profile are very Lambo-reminiscent, but the … Continue reading

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Pagani Huayra makes North American debut, first customer cars coming at end of 2012

Pagani unveiled its new supercar, the Huayra, to the media at the Pasadena Art Center Colleage of Design this past week. The car was initially introduced to a world-wide audience at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but this is … Continue reading

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