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Autos: Enthusiasts

Why Does the Carbon Fiber Ford GT Weigh More Than 3000 Pounds?

Tuesday  20:08,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

It's a carbon-fiber monocoque with an all-aluminum engine and no hybrid nonsense. So why does the new Ford GT weigh so much?Strong numbers, to be sure. But there was a small surprise tucked in to the spec sheet Ford circulated to automotive...[...]

Aston Martin's Upcoming Hypercar Will Hit 250 mph and Offer 4.5G of Grip

Tuesday  20:08,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

It was also, apparently, designed for women in miniskirts.Speaking with Australia's Motoring, Reichman confirmed that the final car will look very much like the concept. Cooling and aerodynamic issues may lead to a few tweaks here and there, but...[...]

The limited-run Ferrari J50 is the coolest 488 Spider you can't buy

Tuesday  20:08,   14 march 2017
autoblog

Only 10 will be made and you need to be a Japanese Ferrari person to get one.Just 10 of these cars will be built, and each will be customized to the taste of its owner. The J50 gets a 681-horsepower version of the 488's 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 and...[...]

The Down Payment on Your New Ford GT Is At Least $225,000

Tuesday  20:07,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

Ford demands a 50-percent down payment on the all-new GT, which starts at $450,000. Sheesh.This news comes to us from Brooks, the host of YouTube channel DragTimes, though Scottish singer and accidental GT recipient Amy Macdonald hinted at it as...[...]

First Look: 2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

Tuesday  20:07,   14 march 2017
automobilemag

Lamborghini launched the 2017 Aventador S, the successor to the Aventador LP700-4. The Aventador's 6.5-liter V-12 now cranks out 740 hp and 509 lb-ft of torque. The S model will rocket you from 0-62 mph in a blistering 2.9 seconds, according to [...]

One-Off Wonder: Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione

Tuesday  20:07,   14 march 2017
caranddriver

One-Off Wonder: Ferrari SP 275 RW Competizione The is the definition of exclusive. Limited to one single unit, the sports car, based on the Ferrari F12berlinetta, is in homage to the late Ferrari 275GTB, the brand’s V-12–powered sports car produced...[...]

Lone Survivor: 1995 Ferrari F50

Tuesday  20:07,   14 march 2017
msn

The Ferrari F50 has a complicated legacy. It launched in 1995, something of a transitionary period at Maranello, and didn't exactly set the world on fire. Too divisive, critics said, and too friendly. The F50 represented a major change of pace from...[...]

This Is the High-Tech Skeleton of McLaren's Next Supercar

Tuesday  20:07,   14 march 2017
msn

The picture you see above may not seem particularly special, but it represents a sea change for the supercar builders in Woking. The picture you see above may not seem particularly special, but it represents a sea change for the supercar...[...]

How the Internet Killed Canada's First Supercar

Tuesday  20:04,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

In the 1990s, the MCV CH4 showed so much promise, but ultimately it failed. Because of the Internet.Canada's Autofocus recently wrote an in-depth feature on MCV that you should definitely, absolutely read, and it's...[...]

Don't Buy a 'Cheap' Used Supercar If You Can't Afford the Insane Maintenance Costs

Tuesday  20:04,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

Just a reminder, used supercars still cost an arm and a leg to maintain.Were they clean, well-maintained examples with a lengthy service history? Of course not. But when you see a Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG for only $9500, it can be tempting to take a...[...]

2017 Concept of the Year: Pininfarina H2 Speed

Tuesday  20:04,   14 march 2017
automobilemag

We gave the world motor industry every chance, from the Detroit show in January through the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris in October—where a couple of spectacular French concept cars dazzled the local populace and impressed us as well. But from...[...]

Lotus Introduces the Exige Sport 380

Tuesday  20:03,   14 march 2017
automobilemag

Move over Lotus Sport 350, the Exige Sport 380 is now the fastest Exige on the block. Lotus revealed the latest version of the Exige, one that’s faster, lighter and more aggro than before. The newly tweaked Sport 380 weighs in at only 2,425 pounds,...[...]

2017 Bugatti Chiron

Tuesday  20:02,   14 march 2017
caranddriver

In Death Valley, Bugatti engineers do a very slow test on a very fast car.“Where the hell do you put silverware in a Bugatti?” the customs officer asked, staring at the eating utensils packed in engineer Dennis Rohlfs’s fancy aluminum Zarges case,...[...]

Someone Already Put a Bugatti Chiron In a Ditch

Tuesday  20:02,   14 march 2017
roadandtrack

It was only a matter of...[...]

The McLaren 570GT Is a Supercar for Grown-Ups

Tuesday  19:57,   14 march 2017
msn

Only $10,000 more than a 570S? For McLaren buyers, that's like ordering off the Dollar Menu.Choices for the loafer-clad and well-heeled are vast. For maximizing velocity while minimizing discomfort, the Porsche 911 Turbo is a longtime benchmark. [...]