Everything You Need to Know About the First Turbocharged Ferrari Engine in Decades

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Everything You Need to Know About the First Turbocharged Ferrari Engine in Decades
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The Geneva Motor Show always plays host to a throng of exciting ultra-high-performance automobiles and this year’s installment was no exception. Lamborghini revealed its sultry new Huracán, McLaren unwrapped the alluring 650S and even Pagani’s outlandish Zonda Revolución made a showing. But the folks in Maranello, Italy were not to be out done. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Rotary Powered Vehicles

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Top 10 Rotary Powered Vehicles
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The history of the automobile has been dominated by vehicles equipped with piston-firing engines. Rarely does something completely different come along, and when it does, it usually fails miserably. One attempt to reinvent the passenger vehicle engine may have not had the smoothest of rides, but did last in the automotive industry for over 50… Continue Reading...

Next Mazda MX-5 to Lose 220 LBS

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Next Mazda MX-5 to Lose 220 LBS
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Mazda’s severed ties with Ford and recent shift to a single, scalable platform have birthed a series of noteworthy products, but there’s one major question mark left in the company’s portfolio. It still isn’t clear what Mazda plans to do for either of its performance nameplates. Information on the next MX-5 is still scarce, but… Continue Reading...

Ferrari 458 Italia Spider To Start At $257,000, On Sale January 2012

Ferrari 458 Italia Spider To Start At $257,000, On Sale January 2012
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The Ferrari 458 Italia Spider will retail for a starting price of $257,000 when it goes on sale in January of 2012. The 458 Spider features a retractable aluminum hardtop rather than the soft top of previous Ferrari Spiders. The new system weighs 55 lbs less than a soft top and takes only14 seconds to… Continue Reading...

Ferrari 458 Spider is Beautifully Awesome in New Promo Video

Ferrari 458 Spider is Beautifully Awesome in New Promo Video
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Italy is one of the most beautiful and scenic countries in the world and when paired up with one of the most exotic creations from the country, you’re guaranteed to have a breathtaking video. Highlighting Ferrari‘s new 458 Spider, the red drop-top beauty races through the Amalfi Coast, at Reggia di Caserta and other picturesque… Continue Reading...

Covers Come Off Ferrari 458 Spider [Frankfurt Auto Show 2011]

Covers Come Off Ferrari 458 Spider [Frankfurt Auto Show 2011]
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Ferrari lifted the covers off the new 458 Spider featuring an aluminum retractable roof that opens and closes in 14 seconeds. The Ferrari 458 Spider is powered by the same 4.5 liter V8 engine as the 458 Italia, which means 562 hp at 9000 rpm. Top speed is rated at 198.8 mph with a 0-62… Continue Reading...

Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Rendered

Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Rendered
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With Ferrari 458 Italia production in full swing, questions have been raised as to when the convertible top will be available and what it will look like. In this new rendering of the convertible,the 458 takes on a look similar to the 360 Modena Spider, one of Ferrari’s most elegant designs. As for the convertibles… Continue Reading...

Novitec 8C Spider is the World’s Fastest and Most Powerful Alfa Romeo

Novitec 8C Spider is the World’s Fastest and Most Powerful Alfa Romeo
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Novitec is proud to announce that they’ve built the world’s fastest and most powerful Alfa Romeo, taking an 8C Spider and equipping it with 600-hp and a top speed of 190-mph. Novitec, one of the world’s premier tuners of Italian vehicles, adapted the supercharger from the Novitec Tridente Maserati GT, and outfitted it on the… Continue Reading...

Renaultsport To Go Into The Roasdter Business Once Again And Becomes Its Own Brand

Renaultsport To Go Into The Roasdter Business Once Again And Becomes Its Own Brand
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It has been a long time since Renaultsport had a car entirely of its own creation. The last one, as some might remember, was the mid-engined roadster called the Spider (see picture). Now it seems that Renault wants to create Renaultsport into its own brand and are looking to once again produce a roadster, and… Continue Reading...