At the end of last year, Mazda decided to pull the RX-8 off its North American showroom floors and announced that a limited edition model will be produced for 2012, but just for the local Japanese market. Continue Reading...
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British sports car firm Lotus has been battling with finances and trying to secure its future ever since its parent company Proton, which was Malaysian state owned, was sold to DRB-Hicom. Continue Reading...
Most car enthusiasts would argue that the best supercar ever made was the McLaren F1. Since it’s launch back in 1994, many rivals had seen it as a benchmark for performance, but few have been able to best it. Continue Reading...
Rolls-Royce is going for gusto with its special “Six Senses” Ghost, which the company says appeals to all your sensory perceptions, and more. Silly? Maybe, but there’s no question that this concept defines luxury transportation. The company wants to evoke your sixth sense with their new concept, the Ghost Six Senses. This car, which is being… Continue Reading...
While many businesses had been hurt badly by the tough economic times, some of which have never recovered, British luxury and sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is thriving. The company just released its full year results for the 12-months ending on December 31, 2011 and are happy to report that the numbers are in the… Continue Reading...
Profiling isn’t something you would necessarily picture happening to the sort of person who drives a Ferrari, but in Italy that is quickly becoming the case. It used to be that wealthy Italians would often purchase exotic sports cars — often of the variety made in their home country, though that’s becoming less likely as… Continue Reading...
If you are the sort of person who subscribes to the mantra, “more is better,” then you will certainly be interested in this car that we found on sale. Dead on from the front or the back, it looks like just any other new Mercedes-Benz E-class, but take a look at its profile shot and… Continue Reading...
British luxury and sports car maker Jaguar is often associated with older clientele. To help break it out of that stereotype, and to attract a younger, hipper audience; Jaguar enlisted the help of a grafitti artist. Mr. Kaves, who is known for his free-hand style spray paint designs was given a brand new XKR as… Continue Reading...
In its continued effort to spread the message of the all-electric Leaf, Nissan has partnered up with Fleet Forum and is providing five vehicles for a year for free. Fleet Forum manages vehicle fleets for foreign aids and charitable organizations, such as Red Cross and the UN World Food Programme, and will take the Leaf… Continue Reading...
All Lamborghini‘s are rare and exotic machines, but some are just extra special. Take the Murcielago LP670-4 Super Veloce (SV) for instance. This car was the last hurrah for the aging Murcielago model, which had been in production for about 8-years. So to give it a proper send-off, Lamborghini decided to produce 350 examples of… Continue Reading...
It is a known fact that boats are not designed to travel on land, and cars are not very capable in the water. But with the summer approaching and a vast number of cottages available for rent by lakes, it would be ideal to have a combination of the two. The solution would be an… Continue Reading...
Formula 1 two-time world champion Sebastian Vettel isn’t having his best year. He hasn’t been able to put the car on pole in qualifying nor has he won any races, but changing to an acting career? That seems drastic. OK, so the Redbull Infiniti F1 star isn’t actually pondering a career change, but he did… Continue Reading...
It was a miracle that no one died at the Nurburgring Grand Prix of 1976. On lap two of the race, Niki Lauda, who drove for Ferrari F1 had a terrible crash that sent his car bouncing between the barriers and bursting into flames. Lauda’s burning car was then struck by Brett Lunger’s Surtees-Ford, who… Continue Reading...
We’ve all heard of “Girls Gone Wild” videos, but today we present to you a video with a different twist on wild. Taken from a security camera at what looks like a Russian Nissan dealership, a crazed person (not sure if he was a disgruntled customer or just a destruction enthusiast) rams his vehicle into… Continue Reading...
The one thing electric motors are best at is in delivering instant torque, so it would only make sense to make electric dragsters. While the full-size dragster still prefer to burn alcohol, Traxxas will sell you a miniature, radio controlled, electric dragster for your amusement. This 1/8 scale model features Traxxas’ ET-3s brushless motor, which… Continue Reading...
Lamborghini is famous for naming cars after fighting bulls, but that might be changing as today it was announced that the automaker has tradmarked the name “Deimos” for a future product. Those familiar with Greek mythology will know that Deimos is a son to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty. However, Deimos himself is better… Continue Reading...
Many car enthusiasts would argue that perhaps the only true supercar to have ever been made in America was the Saleen S7. This carbon-fibered, mid-engined rocket ship was not only a very capable street car, but was also a very successful racing car, winning many races in the FIA GT Championship, not to mention impressive… Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt has had its fair share of teething problems. Soon after its birth, there were reports of some vehicles spontaneously combusting. This obviously had an effect on the cars reputation, and sales fell. To save money and rid themselves of backed up inventory, General Motors decided to halt production of the Volt at… Continue Reading...
The late 1980’s is often considered as the era that gave birth to the modern day supercar. Every exotic car manufacturer was gunning to produce the fastest production car in the world, and the 200-mph mark was the target to beat. In this arena, the Japanese had no contenders and all the major players came… Continue Reading...
At the 2012 New York International Auto Show, Mazda has announced that the production version of the new Mazda6 will be on display at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September. Today marks the North American debut of the Takeri concept car at the New York Auto Show, and it seems this is more than just… Continue Reading...
Just about a week ago, we told our readers about the new Dodge Dart Rally Car that will compete in the Global RallyCross Series, with X Games ace Travis Pastrana at the helm. Now Dodge has revealed a video of their 600-hp, all-wheel drive Dart, being put to the test by Pastrana. The video is… Continue Reading...
With the Subaru BRZ due to arrive in showrooms very soon, Subaru is out promoting its new sports coupe in full force. One way to get your car noticed is by taking it racing, and that is exactly what Subaru did on April 1, 2012. The BRZ race car made its public racing debut at… Continue Reading...
One of our favorite sports coupes is undoubtedly the BMW 1M. When we tested one last year, we loved pretty much everything about it. We also knew its life on the production line would be very short. Now, after just one year of production, BMW has stopped taking orders of this ultra special 1-series. The… Continue Reading...
It wasn’t long ago when the best-selling General Motors models greedily guzzled gas, but times have changed due to a large part to rising gas prices. Now, GM’s fuel-effiicient models rule the roads and in March they have reached a milestone. Last month, GM sold more than 100,000 vehicles that achieve 30 mpg or better…. Continue Reading...