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BMW invests in carbon fiber for use beyond i and M models

The immense amount of resources BMW has poured into its i brand program hasn't stopped, and recent developments indicate it's likely to pay off for BMW and BMW buyers outside the i brand. The i8 has already sold out its first year run, the i3 racked up 10,000 orders before it even went on sale and …

Ugar Sahin Design's F is a radical Ferrari 458 in disguise

Look, Ferrari, your latest line of cars is arguably the best looking group of prancing stallions since the early 1970s. Even the rather dull California has gotten some attention, thanks to the new California T. But this, the Ferrari F from Ugur Sahin Design, is just better.<p>Believe it or not, that …

McLaren preparing 650S extreme track-bound versions

McLaren isn't a company used to standing still. It has 182 grand prix victories under its belt, a dozen Formula One titles and some of the most lust-worthy supercars ever made. So we could hardly blame anyone (ourselves included) for impatiently anticipating what the team at Woking has coming next. …

Arrinera resurfaces with redesigned Hussarya supercar

Any supercar fanatic can tell you that, with few exceptions, the best exotics come from Europe – but that usually comes down to a handful of countries like Italy, Germany and England. Every so often, though, a new supercar outfit starts up somewhere else in Europe. Like Spyker in the Netherlands, …

2015 McLaren 650S First Drive

McLaren profits could quadruple on strength of P1

McLaren has had success on the track for the last 50 years, but its recent move into also building road cars full time is paying big dividends. The British automaker says that it expects revenue to double this year and pre-tax profit on deliveries to be four-times higher, thanks in no small part to …

Which is faster: The Bugatti Veyron or Porsche 918 Spyder?

They're closer than you might imagine.<p>Who doesn't hate the Veyron? It's taken the fun out of every barstool debate and it stands as a testament to one brilliant man's outsized ego (that would be Ferdinand Piech).<p>But you can't argue with what the Bugatti and 1200 hp can do. Yet we're dying for …

Local Motors Plans To 3D Print A Car

Follow Antony<p>Steel stamping and production lines? That's <i>so</i> last-year--what you really want is a 3D printed car.<p>The concept is nothing new, but …

A Closer Look At The McLaren 650S: Video

At the recent 2014 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren Automotive gave supercar fans yet another piece of eye candy to drool over.<p>The McLaren 650S is a …

TOTD: McLaren P1 or Porsche 918 Spyder?

Now that you’ve read all about the 2014 McLaren P1 and how unbelievably fast it is, we have a scenario for you: you have a million and change to spend on one car. Do you buy the McLaren P1 or the also-wickedly fast Porsche 918 Spyder? One-percenter problems, right?<p>As you found out in our First Test …

Koenigsegg returning to North America with flagship Manhattan store

No more having to work through brokers or call your people in Europe when you want to trade up to this year's Koenigsegg, now that the Swedish supercar syndicate has appointed New York's Manhattan Motorcars to be its first US dealer. Putting high priority on the company it keeps, this will put the …

Hennessey Venom GT Hits 270.49 MPH

Since day one the Hennessey Venom GT’s mission has been to dethrone the mighty Bugatti Veyron as the world’s fastest production car. The tuner car did just that last April, but the authority that makes such records official, the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i>, didn’t recognize the run for various …

2015 McLaren 650S

A hotted-up 12C wearing a P1 mask.<p>The 650S is officially an additional model in McLaren’s growing portfolio and the 12C, which launched the brand’s bid to compete with Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche at the top of the supercar league, continues to be available. The 650S is more powerful and more …

Sports Cars

Bugatti sitting on $85M stockpile of unsold Veyrons

There may be trouble brewing with the supercar specialists at Bugatti. The French brand shocked the world with the Veyron when it debuted in 2006, but at eight years old, the hypercar may be getting a little stale to its wealthy clientele. What's worse, Bugatti insiders say a replacement is still …

Volvo S60 V-8 Race Car, Twin-Turbo Corvette Stingray, Lexus RC F GT3: Today’s Car News

Volvo today revealed a new race car based on its S60 sedan. Powered by a 650-horsepower V-8 engine, the new race car will compete in the Australian …

Sports Cars

Dubai Wants To Ban Poor People From Owning Cars To Clear Traffic

In a land where supercars like the Ferrari Enzo are often abandoned at the roadside or in police impound lots and the police cruise around in …

The Dubai Police Are Getting A Lamborghini

And we are understandably jealous<p>Are the Dubai police looking for additions to their squad? Because we could use an excuse to drive this Lamborghini Aventador, which the city of Dubai has given to its force.<p>The 217 mph machine costs about $400,000, making it, uh, high-end, to say the least. The …

Lingenfelter Reveals Raptor-Rivaling Reaper Pickup In Chicago: Video

Follow Antony<p>Big fan of Chevrolet's Silverado pickup but just wish it was a little more exciting? Lingenfelter and Southern Comfort Automotive might …

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Black Widow comes to the rescue in Chicago

Fans of Captain America can expect to see Chevrolet's seventh-generation Corvette Stingray when the superhero's latest flick, <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>, hits theaters on April 4. But it won't be Cap driving the Stingray on the big screen, it'll be the beautiful and deadly Black Widow, …

Is the 2014 Lingenfelter Chevy Reaper a 550-HP Raptor Slayer?

A serious name with the firepower to back it up.<p>If you're a Ford guy seeking out a badass, high-performance pickup, life isn't too complicated: just stroll into a dealership, fork over $44K, and walk out with an F-150 SVT Raptor. If you're a Chevy guy, though, things haven't been so easy—until now. …

Chicago Auto Show: Chevrolet Silverado Reaper by Lingenfelter

A buffed up pickup with eyes on the Ford Raptor, this Reaper looks rather well done in person. It’s got the stance and the style, and under the hood …

2013 McLaren 12C Spider Runs Wide Open in Marin County! - Epic Drives Ep. 26

Black Widow's Corvette from next Captain America movie is filmed noir

General Motors has established another movie tie-up, and this one doesn't involve explosions and robots - it involves explosions and superheroes. That's right, Chevrolet is providing a car for a character in the upcoming Marvel movie <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>.<p>In the flick, which hits …

Riding along with Horacio in his Pagani Zonda S 7.3

You'd imagine that as the founder of Pagani, Horacio Pagani would be in the most ridiculous car his company produces. A new Huayra, or perhaps a Zonda F Roadster, right? Nope. Instead, Mr. Pagani's personal car is a Zonda S 7.3, one of the brand's older models, which debuted way back in 2002 with a …

Last Call- The Art of Madness Edition

While you’ve no doubt given mind to just how crazy the Pagani Zonda is, especially in its most extreme forms, you’ve probably at the same time …

Mclaren - Our favourite colourway.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse

When you need a ride that's as race-ready as it is street-legal, then the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse ($TBA) is the only choice. With …

Ferrari 458 Speciale

Everyone's favorite Italian sports car has just gotten a lot easier to love, as the Ferrari 458 Speciale ($TBA). This re-imagining of the original …

Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse Jean Bugatti Edition

As the oldest son of Bugatti's founder, Jean Bugatti probably could have gotten by on his last name alone — but instead, he designed one of the most …