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Is the New Mercedes Sports Car a Sales Dud?

The Mercedes AMG GT is a furious sea creature of a car, arguably sleeker and sportier than any road-mobile Stuttgart-based Mercedes-Benz has produced …

Mercedes-AMG GT

The Immortus - World’s first solar-powered sports car to be launched soon this year

If you happen to check the comment section on an article about electric cars or bikes, then you will be familiar with the complaint that these cars …

McLaren P1 GTR Driver Programme Kicks off in Barcelona

The McLaren P1 GTR Driver Programme recently launched at the Catalunya circuit in Barcelona. At the event there were no less than seven brand new P1 …

McLaren 570S Coupe 2015 Review

<b>McLaren 570S Coupe</b><p><b>International Launch Review</b> <b><br>Portimao, Portugal</b><p><i>Brilliant steering headlines a handling package so thoroughly convincing that it</i> …

Review: 2016 McLaren 570S is flawed, but oh so fun

Mid-corner, 80-something km/h, a valley down to the right, sun high in the sky, no traffic, a rare perfect Portuguese day in October and McLaren's new baby supercar is ready for anything. Feather the throttle and it'll hold its line. Slam the pedal down and the back will squirm as the turbos reach …

Carbon Fiber

The McLaren 570S: When less is much more

The marketing druids at McLaren Cars (Woking, Surrey) have decreed a new naming system for their automobiles, according to which the “570” in the new …

Wind Power

World's First Ferrari LaFerrari on Vossen Wheels

Ever since the McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari LaFerrari hit the market, only a small handful of owners have been brave enough to fit …

The Powerful LaFerrari Performs An INCREDIBLE Power Slide On The Streets Of Vienna!

The LaFerrari is one powerful super car and it takes a lot of control to manage ...<p>The LaFerrari is one powerful super car and it takes a lot of …

Supercars

2016 Pagani Huayra R Prototype Spied With Massive Rear Wing: Video, Gallery 1

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay gets himself a shiny new LaFerrari

When he’s not fixing culinary delights, be it on screen or off it, celebrity chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsay indulges in Italian machinery of the …

2016 McLaren 570S Coupe First Drive

Don't Say It Ain't Super<p>The difference between a sports car and a supercar is lost on the Portuguese gentleman standing on the roadside. I've stopped in my attempts to flood the country air with V8 ruckus for the moment, and am parked on the shoulder, taking a breather when he approaches. My …

Ferrari and 14 Other Super-Expensive Sports Cars with the Worst Gas Mileage

Luxury sports car maker <b>Ferrari</b> (RACE) had its first test drive down Wall Street on Wednesday, when parent company <b>Fiat Chrysler</b> spun off the brand in …

Sports Cars

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Dissected: Chassis, Powertrain, Design, and More

The ATS-V is everything we love about the Cadillac ATS, and then some.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>In spite of our history of doting on the BMW M3 as though it were an internal-combustion golden retriever, we wouldn’t mind an American car making the BMW tuck its quad tailpipes …

Automotive Design

Through Frozen Hell with the Best and Worst Station Wagons in the World

Those of you who follow our 24 Hours of LeMons coverage should be familiar with the harrowing, yearlong tale of the worst car in LeMons racing history (and, perhaps, in <i>human</i> history). Short version, this 1986 Plymouth Reliant-K station wagon crisscrossed the continent in 2013, racking up more than …

Christmas Trees

Mazda Vision Gran Turismo LM55 Recalls the Awesome Furai [w/ Video]

Back in 2007, Mazda re-skinned a rotary-powered Courage LMP chassis with their then-current Nagare styling language, called it “Furai”, and subsequently captured the hearts of all manner of fanboys.<p>The Furai caused rotary aficionados to require a trouser change. Lovers of functional concept cars …

Sports Cars

BMW's Lack Of A Porsche 911 Fighter

There’s been a bit of hubbub, lately, about the newly “refreshed” BMW 6 Series Coupe and Gran Coupe. BMW needed to do a mid-cycle refresh on their …

2014 will go down as the year of the sports car

All three cars are for another planet; someplace where traffic, potholes and speeding tickets don’t exist. Despite being powered by a twin-turbo V-8, a V-10, and a V-8 respectively, they all somehow pass our terrestrial emissions regulations.<p>The list of this year’s new sports cars goes on: Audi TT, …

Purchase a McLaren P1 GTR and Get Exclusive Track Access

The McLaren GTR Driver Program puts P1 GTR owners on the track with a dedicated race team…<p>McLaren Automotive has revealed new information on the P1 …

Supercars

The Best Job In The World Is Surely Being A Test Driver For Pagani

Davide Testi probably has the best job in the world. He's the test driver for exotic hypercar company, Pagani. Here's how he got that freaking …

Overkill, On Steroids: Porsche 934 vs. Porsche 935

Manifestations of the 911's hairiest days.<p>A Porsche 935 is basically all engine.<p>It is all engine, and then some more engine, and then more engine after that. You open the rear lid and think, No. This is wrong. That's a dishwasher, maybe, or a particularly randy sump pump. It does not look capable …

Le Mans

Popular Mechanics Car Awards: The Most Important Automotive Technology of 2014

The Popular Mechanics Cars Awards recognizes the 50-mpg family car, the triumph of the van, and the closest thing you can get to a street-legal race car.

Pagani sends 40% of Huayras to US [w/video]

As big as the North American market is, it's hard for a small-scale European automaker to make it over here. The cost of pursuing certification both in Europe and in the United States is just too high for a small outfit to absorb. That's why Pagani, for example, never brought the Zonda to North …

Rumor has it Ferrari's building a LaFerrari Spider

Drop top supercar will be super-limited, super-duper expensive.<p>Here's a wild rumor for you: According to an exclusive report by <i>The Supercar Kids</i>, Ferrari is planning to build a very limited run of roofless LaFerrari Spinders. How limited? Fewer than 10 cars, according to the unnamed source.<p>This …

Sports Cars

Top Gear Hits the Jackpot; Test McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918 Spyder vs LaFerrari

Ever since the first reviews of the McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder and LaFerrari kicked off earlier this year, automotive magazines around the world …