Tag Archives: Supercars
2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe

2014 NYIAS: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe – Heir to the CL Class and SEC throne

Call it what you like, but this long wheelbase coupe sold alongside Mercedes’ flagship S-Class sedan appears to be a sublime mix of luxury and overtaking power. With 585 horsepower and 663 ft-lbs of torque, a 5.5 liter twin turbo V8 is fettered by 143 fewer pounds than in the CL 65 that it replaces […]

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

2014 NYIAS: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible stiffens up over the old model

20% stiffer than the fixed-head previous generation C6 Z06, the convertible version of America’s sports car is no longer just designed to draw 11s on the pavement, bite you if you don’t drive it on the track, and fold in half under the twist found in the 625 bhp and 635 ft-lbs from the car’s […]

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McLaren ceases production of 12C, continues 650S Coupe/Spider

McLaren officially confirmed to AutoBlog that the  MP4-12C ceased production as it was recently succeeded by the 650S Coupe and Spider. The 650S was revealed not too long ago, sporting nearly the same everything as the 12C, minus changes that otherwise equate to a mid-cycle refresh. That said, all is not really lost. In addition, McLaren remains […]

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Report: Track-focused McLaren 650S in the works

As if the existing car weren’t good enough, the folks in Woking are working on something lighter, fleeter, and faster than the existing supercar. According to McLaren, only 12% of 650S owners use their cars on the track, so the production numbers for this track only limited edition will not likely be too high. As […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz SL and SLK will go without the auto hard top in the future

Well that sounds romantic. While the folding metal roof may help out with safety, sound deadening and year round useability, it can make the car more costly to design and build, give a less romantic appearance, and weigh the car down a bit more. That last one may be the nail in the coffin for […]

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Report: Jag to offer F-Type Club Sport, 440 lbs less, 0-60 in 3.5

Though it may not be a shock to anyone, Jaguar is looking to turn their already quick Porsche 911-fighting F-Type “up to 11.” The quickest, street legal, production F-Type weighs a whopping 3,700 lbs, which translates to lots of clever suspension and electronic jiggery-pokery to make up for the existing Coupe’s and R-Spec’s jowls. Rumor has […]

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BMW confirms the production of the i8 begins next month, plus full specifications

BMW released all of the specifications surrounding the highly-anticipated BMW i8, which is slated to begin production in April of this year, with deliveries expected to begin in June. It’s powered by a 1.5L TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery. The plug-in hybrid powertrain is good for a total output of […]

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Report: Audi R8 to eventually receive a compact turbocharged engine

Audi’s R8 engineers recently shared some news to AutoCar in the UK, who said that the R8 could eventually receive a smaller turbocharged engine. Last month, rumors were floating around indicating the next generation R8′s use of carryover engines, including the 4.2L naturally-aspirated V8 and the 5.2L V10, which is also related to the motor found […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz AMG GT to come only with automatic, no manual

A new report is in surrounding the highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, the model expected to compete directly with the Porsche 911 and the Jaguar F-Type. Undertaking the role as a “baby SLS,” the AMG GT will apparently only be offered with an automatic transmission, according to Top Gear in the UK. Codenamed C190, the new model […]

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Report: 200 mph Bentley SUV on the way

Though it’s difficult whether to know to laugh or cry at Bentley’s foray into the SUV market, it would definitely be a shame to see Bentley beat Lamborghini to the 200 mph mark, though according to a new report, that is exactly what Bentley is doing. Lamborghini put out the wild, 7mpg, 126mph, LM002 in […]

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