New Porsche 918 Spyder Sports Plug-in Hybrid Concept Revealed in Geneva (photos and video)

4 03 2010

Porsche has unveiled a striking concept car, the new 918 Spyder, at the special pre-show event in Geneva. The mid-engined sports car has introduced as the new “ecology vs. performance” issue.

The 918 Spyder “Super-Sports” concept is powered by both a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors (one for each axle) producing an additional 218 hp or 160kW. On the ecological surface it is talented of 3.0 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp / 78 mpg US) with just 70 grams of CO2 emissions per kilometer. That gives a combined power output of 528 kW (718 PS / 708 hp) resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h tear in just 3.2 seconds, top zoom of 320 km/h (198 mph), and a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife in excluding than 7:30 record, which is closer than the Porsche Carrera GT.

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New 2010 Lexus LFA Supercar Officially Revealed (photos and video)

21 10 2009

Lexus has officially unveiled their first supercar called LFA. A prototype of the two-seat LFA will be debut on passing now the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. Only 500 units will be sold worldwide between the outset of production in December 2010 and when it tops in December 2012, and will be priced at US$375,000 (€250,720). A more hot-race model will be introduced in 2011.

2010 Lexus LFA img_1 | AutoWorld

The 2010 Lexus LFA is certainly powered by an easily aspirated V10 displacing 4.8 litre (4,805cc). Thanks to its aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy and titanium alloy construction it is actually lighter than a average V8 engine. The car has a an equal-length dual exhaust system and routed through a multistage titanium main muffler.

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New 2011 McLaren MP4-12C Supercar Officially Revealed (details and photos)

9 09 2009

The British supercars maker has officially revealed the 2011 McLaren MP4-12C. New McLaren will be produced in the UK with sales expected to begin in early 2011.

2011 McLaren MP4-12C  img_1 | AutoWorld

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The McLaren MP4-12C features dynamic styling that was purposely intended to be timeless and pertinent for being to come. While the end answer looks kind of generic from certain angles, McLaren points out that nearly every position was designed to be insincere functional. Obviously the car skin a little McLaren lovely, but that’s regularly narrow to the F1-inspired dihedral doors and air scoops that resemble the McLaren logo. Out back, the car features LED taillights and matchless base-mounted dual exhaust tips.

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New Ferrari 458 Italia Revealed (photos and video)

6 08 2009

Ferrari has officially revealed the F430 replacement, the new 458 Italia that will be debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Describing as a “colossal leap send” and a “authentic departure from the current extend,” Ferrari considers the new supercar to be “a synthesis of chic, creative elegance, passion and harsh-creep technology.”

Ferrari 458 Italia img_1

Boasting a futuristic Pininfarina motif, the 458 Italia has a compact aerodynamic affect which helps to downgrade drag and mend downforce (which is 140 kg at 200km/h). The front ended skin a bold fence which houses small aero-elastic winglets “which breed downforce and, as velocity rises, deform to shrink the slice of the radiator inlets and cut drag.” Elsewhere, the car features small openings between the covering and headlights for added engine cooling. Out back, the 458 has aggressive rear end which houses a solid diffuser, California-mode taillights, and three axis-mounted exhaust tips.

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Top Gear Mega Battle: Bugatti Veyron against McLaren F1 (video)

8 07 2009

Here it is!! The most powerful and fast supercars of all time met at a mile-long drag race. The 1001 horsepower Bugatti Veyron driving by Top Gear’s presenter Richard Hammond and the 627 horsepower McLaren F1 driving by The Stig. The race took place on a very dry, closed stretch of road in Abu Dhabi.

Bugatti Veyron against McLaren F1 Top Gear video img_1

If you just look at the power figures, at first you might think that the Veyron would simply crush the F1. But the McLaren F1 weighs significantly less than the Veyron, roughly 1651 lbs. (749 kg)

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Car Crash: $2 Million McLaren F1 Supercar Suddenly Flames on Road in California [+video]

3 06 2009

It happened on June 1, 2009, near Airport Boulevard in Santa Rosa, California, when the owner took out his McLaren F1 after six months of storage and an onlooker alerted the owner to smoke coming from the engine bay. The fire spread quickly and consumed the carbon fiber body work and the 627HP 6.1-liter BMW V12 with horrifying efficiency. You lure over to take the looks and the next thing you know, the car is up in flames.

McLaren F1 burn out in California img_2

Reporter in the video below explained that the McLaren F1, which appeal an estimated $2 million but was allegedly insured for $3 million, was an undamaged passing.

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New Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS Supercar

29 05 2009

Dutch students Justin de Boer and Emile Pop their ownbuild supercar the Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS. The first-scale prototype was revealed at AutoRAI in Amsterdam and made its world debut at the Top Marques Monaco Show in April.

Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS img_1

The designers put in a retractable hard-top which can open or close in just 20 seconds. Built lacking B-pillars and having a two-tone paint job, the car is meant to have taken inspiration from luxury yachts. Body panels are made from carbon-strength, and the frame is built from chrome steel. Inside, the driver is treated to a pleasant arrange of alcantara, aluminum, and carbon-backbone. Meanwhile, the floorboard is made from teak coppice, which will look interesting if left unupholstered. Although usually worn on yachts, and, hence care with the liner topic, a lighter-power things possibly could have been preferred for the floor if some form of flooring will traverse it up.

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New Pagani Zonda R supercar (detais and images)

7 02 2009

The Italian Pagani Zonda R is one of the most exclusive track-focused supercar in the world. Even though the standard Pagani Zonda has broken Nurburgring‘s records, it was never enough for some of Pagani’s more track-biased customers.


The new Zonda R is based on a Pagani Zonda but with several significant differences. At the foundation of its performance deception a 48-valve 6.0-litre V12 engine acquired from Mercedes-Benz AMG break. It kicks out 750hp (552kW) and limit torque rated at 710Nm. Reaching this right is a 6-hustle sequential gearbox from XTRAC which runs the big Pirelli P Zero rear 335/30/20 tyres. Front rubber dealings 255/35/19. Together they chuck the Zonda R from a durable thinking to 100km/h in 2.7 seconds. Top rate is estimated at over 350km/h. Carbon-ceramic Brembo brakes will put an immediate stop to the car if called winning.

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Twin-charged Zenvo ST1 Supercar with 1,104-hp built in Denmark

17 12 2008

Zenvo Automotive company (Denmark) has developed the new exclusive supercar ST1 with the following specification: a 7.0 liter V8 (maybe from Chevrolet), turbocharged, supercharged, kitchen sink-charged, to 1104 hp and producing windmill-levels of torque at 4500 rpm with 1430 Nm. Transmission is a 6-rapidity manual gearbox with a hydraulic imperfect omission differential.


The fallout was lip-locking, command-sleepy impressive for this rear-swing appeal Norseman. 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3 seconds tedious. Electronically limited top momentum of 375 km/h (233 mph). This car could ambition across Denmark in about 18 notes.

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