Tag Archives: Supercars

Report: Ferrari to build only 458 copies of 458 Speciale Spider

4WheelsNews apparently heard through the grapevine of rumors that the new Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider is going to be limited to just 458 production units worldwide. After Ferrari’s staff held an exclusive preview event at Pebble Beach recently, Ferrari privately showcased the new variant to its most esteemed customers. These include an updated 600hp engine and […]

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Report: Dodge Viper could get a supercharged V10

Chrysler is apparently on a supercharger binge and is interested in equipping the next Viper with one. Not that the current Viper’s 8.4L V10 isn’t enough, what with, 640hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. According to the Pentastar’s enthusiast site, AllPar, the supercharger could up the final rating to as high as 800bhp. This would help […]

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Report: Daimler could end up buying Aston Martin

Aston Martin is currently owned by Mercedes-Benz’s parent, Daimler, by five percent while the Silver Arrow will provide AMG engines for future Aston models. Now, CARandDRIVER recently heard Daimler is boosting their interest in Aston Martin as a whole, meaning they might just flat out scoop the British marque off of its feet. As of this […]

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Report: Lexus still wants to plan an LF-A successor

Bloomberg recently sat down with Lexus’ Executive Vice President, Mark Templin, who revealed that Lexus is still interested in eventually building an LF-A successor. According to the report, Templin relayed a message from Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, who originally said he (Akio) believes every generation “deserves to have a car like an LF-A, so we’re […]

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Aston Martin updates the Vanquish and Rapide S with Eight-Speed Auto w/ video

Aston Martin is really trying to stretch the life of its models as it seeks to revamp its entire lineup in the near future. Part of this result is the revealing of the 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish and Rapid S, both of which were slightly updated for the new year. The biggest change is the […]

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Report: BMW working on i9 to celebrate company’s centenary

BMW has been known to be working on something special for the 2016 model year, which represents the automaker’s first 100-years in existence. Rumors were posted in the past about a successor to the legendary M1 supercar from the 1970s, the only mid-engined car ever built by Munich’s finest (Rumor One, Two, Three, and Four). All […]

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Report: No turbochargers for Ferrari V12s

The automotive industry is in love with forced-induction–not only is it popular among consumers, it’s a way for automakers to penny-pinch their way to higher overall fuel economy figures. But in a new report from CAR Magazine, word is that Ferrari will stray from the technology for its top-range V12 motors–thank the car lords above. The […]

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Report: LaFerrari XX to have at least 1,050bhp

Ferrari is known to be working on a super high-performance version of its LaFerrari, supposedly called the LaFerrari XX. Click here for more news on the LaFerrari. And word is via CAR that the new model will sport at least 1,050bhp from a reworked 6.3L V12 and hybrid system–that’s 100hp more than the current model. Should […]

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Report: Bugatti Veyron successor to don at least 1500hp

AutoGuide learned that a Bugatti Veyron successor is definitely on the way and could be launched as early as next year, after speaking with Bugatti’s head, Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber. Details a usual are sparse, but the new Veyron model could utilize some hybrid tech, similarly to other super and hyper cars like the LaFerrari and […]

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Video: Mercedes-Benz releases new teaser for 2015 AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz released a new teaser video for the highly anticipated 2015 AMG GT sports car, which is preparing to duke it out against the Porsche 911. The Stuttgart automaker promises that the 2015 AMG GT will be the ultimate driver’s car, which is a pretty bold statement for the brand otherwise known for make posh […]

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