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The Koenigsegg Regera has 1500 hp and no gearbox

This might be the most interesting hypercar development in recent memory.<p>It's hard not to think of the hybrid supercar in Darwinian terms when you come to realize that the Koenigsegg Regera has transcended the transmission altogether in a rather incredible evolution. Instead of an electric motor …

Sports Cars

TOTD: What Was Your Favorite Geneva Show Debut?

It’s usually hard choosing a favorite at each year’s Geneva motor show, simply because there are so many hot exotics, hot hatches, and hot concepts splayed out all across the showfloor. There was no shortage of Bentleys, Aston Martins, Koenigseggs, and McLarens, but among all those super fancy …

Automotive Design

Nissan GT-R LM hobbled by 'very minor' issue during Sebring test

We're always going to have a soft spot for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. It marks the start of the endurance racing season, after all. But it's the endurance racing circus' three-hour drive south for the annual to-do at Sebring International Raceway that really sets our hearts aflutter.<p>That's because …

How Ford switched gears for the all-new F-150

This Built America: Ford, Aluminum, And The 2015 F-150<p><i>Editor's Note: This story is authored by Julia Halewicz, a senior editor with AOL's Custom Solutions Group. She holds a Masters in Journalism from NYU and has spent her career as an editor of various newspapers, magazines and digital …

Manufacturing

Geneva Motor Show 2015: The Wild and the Wacky (W/Video)

The 85th Geneva International Motor Show was a banner year for stunning concept and production vehicles. Our jaws hit the floor for a variety of reasons — from the interior of the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 to all 23.5 feet of the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman S600.<p>But there were wilder, wackier, less …

Automotive Design

All Original: 1989 Toyota MR2 Supercharged

This 1989 Toyota MR2 Supercharged has is described as an all-original example with full service documentation from new. Claimed fully functional …

Classic Cars

2015 Chevy Colorado Z71 Trail Boss: Promoted From Middle Management

Has the 2015 Chevy Colorado been biding its time at the middle-management level of off-road prowess, just waiting for the opportunity to move to the (outdoor) executive suite? Puzzled by this weird mashup of corporate talk and pickup trucks? So are we, but that’s where the newest edition of Chevy’s …

Off-roading

Koenigsegg Would Rather Build Sedans than Fight the 911

Koenigsegg certainly wowed the automotive world at this year’s Geneva motor show. Between the 1160-hp Agera RS and the absolutely mind-blowing Regera with 1500 horses and no conventional transmission, it’s safe to say that Christian von Koenigsegg’s namesake hypercar company is uninterested in …

Sports Cars

Refreshing or Revolting: Ferrari 488 GTB

After being crowned the 2011 <i>Motor Trend</i> Best Driver’s Car champion, it has come time for the Ferrari 458 Italia to step down and let a new supercar into the spotlight. The Italian automaker will replace the model with the new Ferrari 488 GTB. While most of the attention has been directed at the new …

Automotive Design

Petty Details: 1960 Plymouth Fury NASCAR Tribute

This 1960 Plymouth Fury is said have been a one-owner, rust-free Texas car prior to the selling dealer restoring it into a great-looking Richard …

This Week’s Top Photos: The 2015 Geneva Motor Show Edition

The dust is finally starting to settle on the floors of the Geneva Motor Show after this year’s whirly press days. There was a boatload of exciting …

Second-Gen Audi R8 LMS Racer is Ready for 2016 Season

Audi wasted little time prepping its new supercar for racing duty. Set to hit the race track next year is the new Audi R8 LMS car, which the automaker says will meet all the new GT3 requirements set for the 2016 racing season.<p>Compared to the current R8 LMS car, the new racer will sport a number of …

Sports Cars

Mansory loads up the Lamborghini Huracan with more power, carbon fiber

Mansory drenched the Lamborghini Huracan in carbon fiber and cranked the engine to more than 1,000 hp. The result? Something called the Torofeo, which was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.<p>The name refers to toro, which is Spanish for bull, and the Super Trofeo Motorsports line. Mansory added new …

Autos

Liechtenstein-Based Carmaker Quant Brings Two Long-Range EVs to Geneva

At last year’s Geneva show, an upstart company from Vaduz in the pocket principality of Liechtenstein made headlines by introducing a gigantic 5,100-lb electric “limousine” that could supposedly accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds and travel 360 miles on a “charge.” Best of all, it could …

Automotive Industry

Touring the private Ferrari collection of David Lee

David Lee isn't Southern California's most famous Ferrari collector, but he might be its most determined.<p>The watch and jewelry magnate has curated a stable of the Italian exotics, which he houses in a private garage in the San Gabriel Valley.<p>Currently in the collection of red racers is a complete …

The New Spania GTA Spano Has Been Unveiled

A step up from the sad-ham body-kit hucksters at the Geneva auto show are the guys with a dream to build a supercar and the wherewithal to cobble together at least one example. Sometimes, it’s a scam. Other times, somebody dares to go out on a limb and live the childhood dream of every car guy …

Sports Cars

2015 Land Rovers recalled over faulty lug nuts

Land Rover is recalling a relatively small number of its newest vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revealed. The reason …

Ford to price GT in Lamborghini Aventador territory

Ford has confirmed that its new 600bhp GT supercar will be priced against the likes of the Lamborghini Aventador.<p>Speaking at the Geneva motor show, where the new carbon fibre twin-turbo GT made its European debut, Ford's performance bosses announced that GT prices would mirror Sant'Agata's hero. …

Ford GT

New Ford GT to carry $400k-price tag

The last time Ford made a GT, it built more than 4,000 of them and sold each one for around $150,000. Judging by the premiums at which they later traded, they were evidently worth a lot more than that. But this time, the new Ford GT will be far more expensive and far more scarce.<p>Official …

Ford GT

Ferrari Sergio Debuts At 2015 Geneva Motor Show

It was at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show that Italian design legend Pininfarina rolled out the Sergio concept car (shown below) honoring its fallen …

Automotive Design

Koenigsegg's founder explains why he builds hypercars

Christian von Koenigsegg details the thoughts and passions that go into everything his hypercar company builds.<p>Koenigsegg seems to have been born into the hypercar world fully-formed: A tough-to-pronounce company nobody'd heard of, from a country most folks don't associate with Ferrari-crushing …

Supercars

The new Ford F-750 gets the full Tonka treatment

Ford unveiled its new F-650 and F-750 medium duty trucks this week, and to herald their arrival, they hooked up an F-750 in nostalgia-drenched Tonka regalia.<p>Ford unveiled its new F-650 and F-750 medium duty trucks this week, and to herald their arrival, they hooked up an F-750 in nostalgia-drenched …

Automotive Design

McLaren confirms limited production for 675LT [w/video]

McLaren confirmed it will build a limited run of the 675LT supercar that was revealed this week at the Geneva Motor Show.<p>McLaren will produce 500 copies priced at 259,500 British pounds, or about $400,000. The 675LT, which brings back McLaren's long tail heritage, will be the lightest, fastest and …

Autos

Ferrari 488 GTB: Live Photos And Video From Geneva

As with most shows, Ferrari’s stand at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show was one of the busiest. The Prancing Horse’s star this year is the 488 GTB, the …

McLaren P1 GTR: For $3 mil, it's the ultimate track toy

Wanna drive the world's great racetracks? You can start as a kid and hope for that big F1 break, or you can become a wealthy enough to buy the $3,000,000 McLaren P1 GTR.<p>Wanna drive on the world's greatest racetracks? You can start as a kid, work your way up the ladder, and hope for an F1 seat, or …

Sports Cars

Mercedes-AMG GT3 racer to spawn road-car variant

Sadly, the 6.2-liter V8 from the race car won't make the transition.<p>What's the best bit of Mercedes' GT GT3 race car — apart from the seven on the richter scale rumble when ex-DTM ace Bernd Scheider drove it onto the stage at Geneva? It's easily that chrome grille inspired by the one fitted to the …

Sports Cars

2015 Geneva Motor Show: Aston Martin debuts track-only Vulcan supercar

Looking to capitalize on the highly profitable trend of building track-only supercars, Aston Martin used the 2015 Geneva Motor Show to debut the Vulcan.<p>The front-engine, rear-wheel-drive Vulcan is made entirely of carbon fiber and packs a massive 7.0-liter, V-12 engine that makes more than 800 …