A bus company in China is teaching its drivers how to spot luxury cars and how much they cost, and advising them to specifically avoid crashing into them.
Mansory has released the first images and details of their tuning package for the McLaren MP4-12C which will be unveiled tomorrow at the Geneva Motor Show. 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 … Continued
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. Some of the recent Gallardo variants are LP 570-4 Superleggera, LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni, LP 560-4 and LP 560-4 Spyder.
Honda has unveiled a concept version of its NSX supercar at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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. Ferrari plans to open it only to people who possess at … Continued
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. … Continued
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 … Continued
A Korean firm is to debut a new electric super car later this year, promising performance which will exceed that of the current market leader Tesla. 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 … Continued
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 … Continued
Ferrari launched its first dealership in India on Thursday, seven years after it entered China but with the same aim of satisfying demand for flashy cars from the growing class of Asia’s super-rich. The full range of sports cars from the Italian manufacturer will be on sale, with the cheapest model, the California, priced at … Continued
Aston Martin has unveiled the new concept V12 Zagato supercar ahead of its first showing in Italy. The V12 Zagato is an interpretation of Aston Martin’s V12 Vantage by Italian design house Zagato, the latest in a line of collaborations between the two brands. The first Zagato premiered in 1960 and was based on the … Continued
Lamborghini will launch a production version of Sesto Elemento concept in October. The vehicle will start arriving at dealerships in the third quarter of 2011. Auto Motor and Sport magazine says production will be limited to 10 or 20 units and pricing will surpass €1.9 ($2.8) million. The Sesto Elemento featured a 5.2-liter V10 engine … Continued
Jaguar is to put its hybrid supercar concept into production, it announced May 6. The British luxury marque will begin building the C-X75, originally shown as a concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, as part of a limited-edition run of 250 models. The C-X75 was one of the stars of last year’s Paris show, … Continued
Luxury electric car maker Tesla has sued BBC television program Top Gear after a protracted disagreement over a review of its Roadster sports car. The California-based firm, which makes the world’s only serially-produced electric supercar, announced legal proceedings against the BBC March 29 claiming libel and malicious falsehood, after a spat which has lasted over … Continued
In a matter of just a decade China has established itself as the world’s largest car-buying market. And, just as other industries are finding, when the Chinese like to buy, they like to buy luxury. Daimler AG — owners of Mercedes-Benz — recently announced it had shifted 15,000 units of that car in January alone, … Continued
Lamborghini is launching a new special edition of its Gallardo supercar to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification. Tthe Lamborghini Gallardo Tricolore features a white exterior with carbon fiber mirrors and a tricolor strip that runs the entire length of the car. The stripe is echoed on the driver’s seat, where it is perfectly … Continued
Italian sports marque Lamborghini has unveiled the new flagship of its lineup at the Geneva Motor Show. The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 will be delivered to the first customers in late summer 2011, the company confirmed March 1, describing the model as a “new reference among super sports cars.” The model uses a carbon fiber monocoque … Continued