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To celebrate its renewed partnership with Gulf Oil, McLaren is coming out with a special version of its 720S supercar dressed in the famous livery. It complements the MCL35M Formula 1 car we'll be seeing this coming weekend at the Monaco Grand Prix dressed in the iconic Gulf colors, with a matte finish for the first time in F1 history.
Toyota shareholders are worried that Akio Toyoda may harm the company’s future when he criticizes combustion-engined car bans in Japan. The company’s CEO – who is also the head of the JAMA (Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association) – warned the country could “lose its strengths” if it kept planning to stop sales of these vehicles.
Toyota’s GR Super Sport concept, the production version will arrive next year and could go by the name of GR 010, which will have to do battle against the Aston Martin Valkyrie and the Mercedes-AMG One. The mid-engined machine will adopt a hybrid powertrain and a coupe body style, possibly with a canopy opening as hinted by a patent.
The Ferrari Testarossa is an automotive icon of the 1980s that's immediately identifiable from the cheese-grater side strakes, pop-up headlights, and wedge shape. Still, modern technology is far more advanced today, and the Swiss company Officine Fioravanti is building a restomod version that aims to boost the model's performance.
The 812 Superfast and GTS are dead, long live the 812 Competizione and Competizione A.
Called the MG CyberCUBE, the business model aims to involve interested parties in funding the production of the Cyberster. MG aims to reach 5,000 shares to start the production of the electric roadster, with each share priced at 1,000 RMB or around $154.
There is nothing in the world like a Ferrari, and therefore there is no event in the world like the 30th annual Cavallino Classic, a unique event that attracts the best Ferraris in the world to the Sunshine State.
The company also aims to be completely carbon neutral by 2050.
It has the most powerful and highest-revving combustion engine of any Ferrari road car.
Aston Martin is reportedly making some major last-minute changes to its Valhalla hypercar before next year’s debut.
Alpine F1 drivers Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso will drive to European Grand Prix in custom Alpine A110s that share a livery with their Formula 1 cars. Unfortunately, the only way to get an A110S in this unique scheme is to become an Alpine F1 driver...
Mercedes F1-engined, 1,000 horsepower AMG One has been snapped at the Nurburgring Nordschleife’s Little Carousel looking low, wide, lean, and straight-up mean with its roof scoop and massive rear wing entering the turn.
Just last year, Marc Philipp Gemballa, son of the infamous Uwe Gemballa, teased drawings for an off-road Porsche 911 project. One of the prototypes was recently spied prowling around in the sand dunes of the Al Faya desert in Sharjah, UAE.
After six seasons of competition and nearly 100 race wins, Lamborghini Squadra Corse recently celebrated the production of its 400th Huracán race car.
Not only have Porsche's most iconic race cars had impressive success on the track, but many of them had some hilarious nicknames. With such a storied history, the German automaker shared the five funniest callsigns from the days of old.
Polish coachbuilder Kegger has launched a limited edition Sprinter tow truck, painted in the style of a Mercedes Formula 1 car and carrying the number of Valtteri Bottas.
Entrepreneur and car enthusiast Casey Putsch is building his vision of the Viper V10-powered Nissan GTP car that never materialized.
Who would’ve guessed a PR stunt based on lies could backfire for a company trying to regain people’s trust?
Three Fords from the Ken Block Collection that he drove and drifted for his iconic gymkhana videos are now up for sale for the first time.
An Aventador successor with a V12 engine is eventually coming, but perhaps it might arrive sooner rather than later? That seems unlikely, but Lamborghini will unveil two new V12 products for 2021.
The company claims the Huayra R will sound like a Formula 1 car of yesteryear.
This LaFerrari body is hiding some electrified secrets.
This clip is literally the first drive of the T.50 prototype, so it's understandable why things are taken slowly...
In 2020, no fewer than 12 Audi apprentices needed about six months to build the one-off RS6 GTO as a tribute to the 90 Quattro IMSA GTO.
With the 2021 F1 season starting up this month, the scale model masters at Amalgam have unveiled a very special 1:8 scale Ferrari SF1000. Aside from being a very dismal car last year, the replica comes sporting the one-off livery from the 2020 Gran Premio Della Toscana at Mugello Circuit – the 1,000th race for the Scuderia.
...as BMW Motorrad's first M product, the 1000 RR, joins as a Safety Bike.
Do you want to own the Toyota GR Super Sport that's the road-going version of the brand's entry in the new Le Mans Hypercar class? Well, not so fast because the automaker has a long questionnaire that interested owners have to fill out before the company decides whether to sell one to you.
Legendary Formula 1 design legend Gordon Murray has named the new track-day version of his forthcoming T.50 supercar in honour of three-time world champion Niki Lauda.
This is serious brand loyalty.
The details are extremely impressive. And then there's the price.
That's one heck of a company car.
The car's owner already has about 20 G-Class SUVs...
What are you up to, BMW?
American muscle vs. German precision.
It will have hybrid assistance, however.
The Huracan Performante is dead, long live the Huracan Super Trofeo Omologata.
He will continue to run Bugatti.
It's a little bit quicker than the latest Porsche Panamera record.
The Valhalla could also switch to a Mercedes powertrain, while a plug-in hybrid DBX is set for 2023.
These guys are really clever.
Mercedes-Benz will become the second-largest shareholder in Aston Martin in parallel with an increased level of technical co-operation between the two marques.
SSC tested the tires under load before attempting the run.
It may look like a 488 GTB, but it hides an electric secret.
Ultimate versus Super. Which one would you place your bet on?
You won't believe the detail work that goes into each red and white macaron.
With 406 miles of range and a post-subsidy price of $69,900, it's game on for the base Lucid Air to challenge the Tesla Model S.
It has 70 fewer horses than its AWD sibling.
But it's not going into an RX sports car.
The tri-motor all-wheel-drive Model S Plaid will have an incredible 520 miles of range, a top speed of 200 mph, a sub-9-second quarter-mile time, and a sub-2-second zero-to-60-mph time.
All will be revealed on November 12.
There's also a Team Corvette logo on the glass.
It uses the same powertrain as the hot hatch.