A Le Mans-inspired supercar to compete with the world's best? We're into it.
Audi’s had tremendous success on the Le Mans racing circuit with their diesel-powered race cars, so it’s not particularly surprising that they’d want to translate that oil-burning performance cred into street car sales. But what is a little unexpected is how they might go about it: Apparently, Audi is considering building a diesel-powered supercar capable of whupping the likes of the McLaren P1 and its ilk. (more…)
If you know BMWs, you can figure out the M6 Gran Coupe. But enjoy the pictures.
We bet it'll cost a lot.
To celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2013, Lamborghini has all sorts of plans in the works. It’ll probably be the year they debut the replacement for the Gallardo, unless they plan on going an entire year without half of their lineup. They’re going to hold a giant rally in Italy for Lamborghini owners from around the world, giving Lambo fanatics a chance to drive their cars on an erotic journey from Milan to
Minsk Sant’Agata Bolognese. Oh, and they’re also going to release a special limited-edition car. (more…)
The latest in new Porsche rumors to stoke your curiosity.
We want. We want. We really want this Porsche.
We’ve been waiting with baited breath for the 991-generation Porsche 911 GT3 to arrive, so we can properly drive the hell out of it on all our favorite roads. Well, it’s not here yet, but Porsche has taken the wraps off the next best thing: the racing version of the new 911 GT3. Actually, some might say that’s even better. (more…)
In your choice of size: piccola, media o grande.
If your taste in Italian sports cars has always trended towards the trident-branded cars of Maserati, it’s been a rough few decades for you. The current GranTurismo has all the sex appeal of a rolling Pirelli calendar, but its performance just doesn’t live up to its price. The GranTurismo MC Stradale packs a 453 horsepower V8 that sends it from 0-60 in 4.5 seconds, but a Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911 Turbo or GT3 or Audi R8 4.2 will all outrun it and look just as good doing so—while costing an entire BMW 335i less. (more…)
But at least we get a power bump out of the bargain.