McLaren Automotive has launched the second model in the MP4-12C family: the stunning new 12C Spider.
The number of Aston Martin One-77 supercars in existence has now dropped from an original 77 cars to 76 following a crash that took place last week in Hong Kong.
This sole image, found on Weibo, shows that the wreckage inflicted on the supercar was quite severe, suggesting that significant speed was a factor in the crash.
The incident was the result of the driver hitting a kerb at high speed. Reports have stated there were no other cars involved in the crash and no-one was injured.
First seen as a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the 918 Spyder is a plug-in hybrid supercar that will enter production at the end of September 2013.
The new 918 Spyder is built around a carbon fibre-reinforced plastic monocoque and features fully adaptive aerodynamics and an adaptive rear-axle steering.
Porsche has announced that the production version will feature an enlarged 4.6-liter V-8 engine pumping out close to 570 horsepower.
Japanese car brand Nissan announced Friday that it will start limited production of its ambitious Juke R model.
Combining the design of the Juke SUV with the power of a GT-R, the Juke-R is claimed to be the fastest crossover on the planet. Its 3.8-liter engine boasts 545 hp, enabling top speeds of 257km/h (152mph).
The nine luxury cars that were reportedly up for sale in Dubai have been seized as part of evidence from various crimes and will not be sold.
“The one Ferrari Enzo and the other regular Ferraris are required by Interpol. So, the nine cars are not for sale,” Captain Khalid Al Kamali was quoted as saying.
This comes as a disappointment to the many Brits, Americans, Indians and Russians who reportedly asked to buy the rare Enzo Ferrari.
An international panel of automotive journalists has voted the Porsche 911 the 2012 World Performance Car in New York.
The World Performance Car Award is presented by the World Car of the Year organization in recognition of a new car with ‘a specific and overt sports/performance orientation’.
In Jinhua, China, a local bus company has urged its drivers to learn to identify luxury cars to avoid any accident with them, as such accidents result in expensive compensation claims, website Zjnews.zjol.com.cn reported Wednesday.
A poster (pictured below) featuring more than ten luxury car logos, such as Bentley, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce, was pasted in the office of the bus company to help all its bus drivers to identify these logos.
Thanks to a new performance exhaust, new air intake system and an engine remap, the 3.8-liter twin-turbo unit makes 670 PS 675 Nm (498 lb-ft) of torque.
As a result of this and the aerodynamic enhancements, the McLaren is supposedly capable of doing 353 km/h (219 mph).
Ferrari has unveiled the fastest road-car it has ever produced, ahead of the vehicle’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show (March 8-18)
The F12 Berlinetta can streak from 0-100km/h in 3.1 seconds and continue up to 200km/h in just 8.5 seconds, thanks to a host of powertrain and design changes.
Lamborghini is celebrating an important milestone for a supercar manufacturer: the assembly of the 12,000th Gallardo.
Lamborghini Gallardo was first introduced back in 2003 and over the years, many variants of Gallardo have been introduced.
The US arm of the Japanese automaker showcased the Acura NSX January 9, confirming that the concept was a preview of a new NSX model destined for production within the next three years.
That means that the NSX, regarded by many as one of the best performance cars ever produced, could be reborn by 2015 — albeit with some new twists.
Visitors to next month’s London Boat Show are set to step into a new world of luxury, with organizers opting to showcase products and services for big-money buyers alongside the boats, even as the global economy continues to shake.
The show will be complemented by a new Luxury Lifestyle & Supercar Showcase aimed at capitalizing on the event’s wealthy audience.
The ‘show within a show’ will feature 50 new brands, including names such as a diamond investment company Elite Gems, designer sunglasses maker Robert Roope, Wayne Pollock bespoke holidays and contemporary fine art by Gallery Rouge.
All eyes were on Macau today as the curtains raised on the highly anticipated debut of the Asian edition of Top Marques, the only live supercar show in the world.
Macau has established itself as the world’s gaming capital over the past decade, and Top Marques Macau will certainly give those gamblers plenty to think about.
Top Marques Monaco has been staged in April for the past eight years at that city’s Grimaldi Forum and has been labeled “The World’s Most Exclusive Auto Show” by The New York Times, and “The Greatest Show on Earth” by the Financial Times.
Ferrari plans to create one of the world’s most exclusive collector car clubs, according to reports.
The brand is looking to create a new group of its most elite customers who will be offered the best opportunities to get their hands on limited-edition models.
China looks set to claim another crown in the battle for supremacy in the luxury markets of the world as the country’s interest in supercars continues to grow.
China knocked the United States off its perch as the world’s leading car market two years ago – sales there now surpass 18.26 million units per year.
It seems that tastes in the country are turning now to the very high-end of the auto market, an area long dominated by the Americans.
Hyphen Design was drafted in by Fitch London to help them design and realise mobile customer configurator kits for the new McLaren MP4-12C supercar.
Hyphen have, so far, supplied Mclaren with 50 of the cases, which contain all the paint, material and trim options for Mclaren’s much anticipated new car.
The cases are designed to be taken outside the dealers for visiting customers in their homes, and give the customers a chance to choose paint colour, fabric choices, upholstery stitching colour, wheel colour and brake calliper colour.
Leo Motors, a little known manufacturer based in Korea, said this week that its LZ-1 supercar is being readied for a debut in 2011, having been perfected during the five-year development process.
Built from carbon fibre and aluminium alloy, it promises impressive performance — speeds of up to 161 miles per hour (259 km/h) and a 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) speed of 2.9 seconds, making it one of the fastest EVs — and indeed cars — on the planet.
Lamborghini announced this week that it is considering adding an “everyday” car to its portfolio, raising figurative eyebrows across the internet.
For a brand long associated with the most expensive things in life, Lamborghini’s announcement at a Reuters summit seemed a little out of character.
But, argued Lamborghini boss Stephen Winkelmann, the brand wants to have something that can be used on a daily basis.
The full range of sports cars from the Italian manufacturer will be on sale, with the cheapest model, the California, priced at 22 million rupees (485,000 US dollars) after punitive import tariffs of more than 100 percent are applied.
“We decided that after 2010 India was ready for Ferrari,” group chief executive Amedeo Felisa told reporters at the launch of the dealership in central New Delhi.