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Sole multiple Le Mans-winning Ferrari chassis emerges

A fact-finding mission by Ferrari Classiche has uncovered that a single Ferrari 275 P chassis won the Le Mans 24 Hours in both 1963 and 1964, making …

Sports Cars

Podcast: What Ricciardo's shock Renault move means for F1

Daniel Ricciardo's shock move to the Renault Formula 1 team is discussed in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast.<p>The Australia was widely …

Motorsport

There Is An F1 Car 'Road Tripping' Across America

Road trips aren’t always fun. They can be long, they make your butt numb, someone always has to pee, everybody gets sick of each other an hour in and …

Daniel Ricciardo

McLaren Laps Former GP Venue In Record Time

One of the more unusual lap records out there.<p>Today we bring you another lap record story. No, it's not the Nurburgring, it's not even …

Motorsport

First McLaren Senna Delivered To Customer

The first customer car off the line has chassis number 001.<p>The first customer McLaren Senna has been officially presented to its new owner in a …

Motor Racing

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Could Enter Production

Automaker considers a limited run of up to 50 examples<p>Nissan teamed up with Italdesign for the first time to reimagine its famous GT-R sports car. The prototype commemorates the 50th anniversaries of the Nissan GT-R and the Italian design house. It will make its world debut at the Goodwood Festival …

The Maserati Eldorado – Tipo 420/M/58/ – The Monzanapolis Racer

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Italian<br>• Racing<br>• Rare<p>The Maserati Eldorado<p>The Maserati Eldorado is one of the most consequential racing cars of its …

Best Cars of the Ferrari Museum: Photos of Ferrari F1 Legends and Classic Road Cars

See highlights from the Museo Ferrari Maranello<p>Ferrari is one of automobilia’s most storied brands. So it makes a certain sense that there are two Ferrari museums located near the automaker’s legendary home. One is a historical celebration of the brand, located adjacent to Ferrari’s factory in …

The $70 Million Dollar Ferrari 250 GTO In The Vault

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Italian<br>• Le Mans<br>• Racing<p>The Vault of the Petersen Automotive Museum<p>The overwhelming majority of people driving …

Watch: Behind the Wheel of Ferrari’s Insane, 800-hp Grand Tourer

Among the top five fastest rear-wheel-drive cars<p>For those wishing for the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to have more of a kick, the 2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast has come to life.<p>The 2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast packs a powerful 6.5-liter V-12 engine. Although relatively torqueless at 530 lb-ft, the 812 …

The James Bond’s “Spectre” Land Rover Defender SVX

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Films<br>• Land Rover<p>Vehicles used in James Bond films typically become almost as iconic as 007 himself, the …

When it rains it pours at McLaren

<b>When it rains it pours they say, indeed it is storming down over Woking amid Eric Boullier’s departure followed by a quick-fix appointment of Gil de</b> …

Watch: Behind the Wheel of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8

Everyday supercar hits the track<p>The Jaguar XE is a perfectly competent sports sedan that goes toe-to-toe with the BMW 3 Series and Alfa Romeo Giulia, but Jaguar wasn’t content to rest on its laurels. With the Project 8, Jaguar set its sights on a bigger goal: crushing the Giulia Quadrifolgio’s …

1955 Jaguar XK 140 Maurice Gomm Special

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Rare<p>The Jaguar XK 140 Maurice Gomm Special isn’t a car that you would think is in anyway related to …

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo Sets New Nürburgring Record

Last Nürburgring record was set 35 years ago<p>The Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo, driven by Timo Bernhard, set a new record around the Nürburgring Nordschleife on Friday. Clocking a time of 5 minutes, 19.55 seconds, the car beat the previous record by a solid 51.58 seconds.<p>Until now, no one has been able to …

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Looks Fantastic

Passionate prototype melds Japanese design with Italian coachbuilding<p>Nissan teamed up with Italdesign for the first time to reimagine its famous GT-R sports car. The sleek prototype commemorates the 50th anniversaries of the Nissan GT-R and the Italian design house. It will make its debut next …

McLaren 600LT Joins the Longtail Club

Track toy packs 592 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque<p>If you are looking for something more salacious than a McLaren 570S, you’ll probably want to put your order in for a McLaren 600 Longtail (LT) today.<p>McLaren’s new Sport Series supercar is the fourth to bear the Longtail name, following the 675LT Coupe, …

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Packs 715 HP

From a twin-turbo V-12<p>Aston Martin is right in the middle of a huge product offensive that will continue through 2023. The latest model to arrive is the DBS Superleggera, the brand’s new flagship Super GT.<p>Essentially, this car replaces the Vanquish S. But this time around, Aston Martin uses …

Volkswagen I.D. R, Bentley Bentayga Break Records at Pikes Peak

Electric VW becomes quickest car ever to ascend the hill<p>In a series of firsts this weekend at the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb, both Volkswagen and Bentley set new records in their respective race classes.<p>The all-electric Volkswagen I.D. R, piloted by Romain Dumas, ascended nearly 5,000 …

Never Seen One Before: 1966 Sovam 1100VS

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• French<br>• Rare<p>Sovam – SOciété des Véhicules André Morin<p>Sovam, short for <i>SOciété des Véhicules André Morin</i>, is a French …

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Expected to Shatter All Previous Auction Records

Goes on sale in August<p>Bidders, clutch your paddles: One of the first Ferrari 250 GTOs ever built will be offered up for auction during Monterey Car Week, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s. Initial estimates say that this GTO, chassis #3413 GT, will fetch in excess of $45 million when it goes up for sale in …

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Prototype First Ride

Daimler's Tesla-fighter breaks cover<p>The Tesla-fighters just keep coming. We’ve driven the Jaguar I-Pace. We’ve had the download on the Audi e-tron, ridden in the Porsche Mission E concept. And now we’ve been up close and personal with a near-production prototype of the Mercedes-Benz EQC, the first …

Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Honors Fighter Pilots in WWII

700-hp car will be auctioned for charity<p>Ford has created a special Mustang to honor American fighter pilots who served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. The Eagle Squadron Mustang GT will debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed before heading to the auction block.<p>The special Mustang GT …

Watch: Behind the Wheel of the New Aston Martin DB11 AMR

A big step up<p>The V-12-powered Aston Martin DB11 may be gone, but something even better has taken its place. With improved handling, more power, and thoughtful cosmetic upgrades, the DB11 AMR improves upon Aston Martin’s original formula for grand touring.<p>Aston’s AMR sub-brand has created …

Watch: Behind the Wheel of the 700-Horsepower Ferrari 488 Pista

New Ferrari hits Fiorano<p>Has Ferrari made the ultimate V-8 road car? That was certainly the goal. We traveled to the Fiorano Circuit in Italy to drive the 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista, the most powerful V-8 road car ever built by the coveted brand. With its 3.9-liter twin-turbo V-8, the Pista cranks out …

Tamiya 1:10 Scale Remote Control Datsun 240Z Rally Version

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Gear<br>• Japanese<br>• Rally<p>This Tamiya 4×4 1:10 scale R/C car is based on the race-winning Datsun 240Z rally car used in the …

Polestar 1 Prototype to Debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Plug-in hybrid grand tourer preps for big climb<p>The Polestar 1 will debut at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. Volvo’s spin-off electric performance marque will send camouflaged electric hybrid prototype #004 to tackle the legendary hill climb in West Sussex, England.<p>The plug-in hybrid …

Porsche 911 Speedster Concept Celebrates the Original 356

500 horsepower on tap<p>Seventy years ago, Porsche received certification for its very first vehicle, the 356. To mark the special occasion, Porsche has created a concept that pays homage to its early sports cars while packing a modern powertrain.<p>The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept features a low fly …

2019 Lexus GS F, RC F 10th Anniversary Editions on Sale Now

Limited edition sedan sells for $90,375, coupe for $81,835<p>Remember those special 10th Anniversary Edition versions of the 2019 GS F sedan and 2019 RC F coupe that were shown in February at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show? Well, now they are finally arriving at dealerships.<p>You can have a GS F 10th …

1969 Nissan R382 – A Japanese 6-Litre V12 With 600 HP

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Engineering<br>• Japanese<br>• Racing<p>The Nissan R382<p>The 1969 Nissan R382 is one of the most impressive Japanese race cars of …