Porsche 918 Spyder Update: Larger V8, Fewer Electric Motors

Porsche 918 Spyder Update: Larger V8, Fewer Electric Motors
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It’s been almost half a year since we last heard anything about Porsche‘s 918 Spyder Hybrid supercar. Few details have come forward since the German sports car maker confirmed that it was heading for production, but now we’ve been fed some information to tide us over until the production model comes to fruition. Published in… Continue Reading...

Hennessey Venom GT Gets Convertible Version

Hennessey Venom GT Gets Convertible Version
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The Hennessey Venom GT will get even cooler in 2013 with the option to go topless. The 1200 horsepower ultra-exclusive sports car will sell for a cool $1.1 million, $150,000 more than the coupe version. Even if you have the cash to swing one of these, you probably won’t be able to get one. Hennessey… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Spyder Gets The Mansory Treatment

Audi R8 Spyder Gets The Mansory Treatment
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Mansory’s extravagant creations are becoming more hit-or-miss in terms of success, but thankfully their rendition of Audi’s R8 Spyder is tolerable if not elegant. Known to sometimes go over the top, we’re surprised by the subtle approach Mansory took with Audi’s exotic convertible supercar. Of course carbon fiber is incorporated, featured on the new front… Continue Reading...

The Ultimate Audi R8 GT Spyder [Video]

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With the upcoming launch of the R8 GT Spyder at the Frankfurt auto show, Audi has recently released another video featuring its venerable sports car. The new promo video includes an extensive walk through of the high performance car, showcasing the exterior and interior. We also get to see the car in action on the… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Spyder Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk

Audi R8 Spyder Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk
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As much as we love Audi‘s new R8 Spyder, there is something wrong with it – the potential to catch on fire! Not to worry, however, as Audi has issues a recall on all 920 R8 Spyders dating from 2011 and 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the fuel supply line… Continue Reading...

Two Chrome Audi R8 Spyders Raise $1 Million For Elton John’s AIDS Foundation

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Two Chrome Audi R8 Spyders Raise $1 Million For Elton John’s AIDS Foundation
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Audi donated two chrome R8s for the Elton John Aids Foundation that were auctioned off at the annual White Tie and Tiara Ball on Thursday June 23rd. The first R8 sold for £250,000, but interest was so strong that a second version was provided by Audi UK, that also sold for a similar amount. The second… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 GT Hits the Track [Photo Gallery]

Audi R8 GT Hits the Track [Photo Gallery]
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There has been a whole lot of buzz around Audi’s R8 GT since its official debut, and now we have the first photos of the lighter and faster exotic sports car hitting the track at Infineon Raceway. This is the R8 GT’s debut on the track in America and a few lucky individuals were able… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 GT Spyder Debuts in Awesome Matte Blue Finish at Le Mans

Audi R8 GT Spyder Debuts in Awesome Matte Blue Finish at Le Mans
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Audi’s Le Mans participation this year was all forms of glorious, from insane crashes to a triumphant podium finish. But mixed in with the excitement of the actual 24 Hour race was the debut of the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder. Sporting 560-hp and 398 ft-lbs of torque from its 5.2L V10, the ragtop Audi… Continue Reading...

Porsche 918 Spyder: More Details Leaked For Hybrid Supercar

Porsche 918 Spyder: More Details Leaked For Hybrid Supercar
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Many embargoes died to bring you this information. Colors, drive modes and performance estimates about the latest über-car from Porsche, the 918 Spyder, have been leaked through internal dealership documents. The 918 Spyder will initially be available in four monochromatic colors: Carrera White, Black, Platinum Silver Metallic, and Basalt Black. All will have a black interior, but Porsche… Continue Reading...

1991 Nissan 300ZX Spyder Hardtop Convertible Surfaces On Ebay

1991 Nissan 300ZX Spyder Hardtop Convertible Surfaces On Ebay
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A full four years before the Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder debuted, another Japanese sports car with a folding hardtop made its debut. You may not have heard of the Nissan 300ZX Spyder, partly because they only ever made one example. While the 300ZX came in either hardtop, t-top and convertible variants, the folding hardtop was a… Continue Reading...

LA 2010: Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante Debuts

LA 2010: Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante Debuts
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Lamborghini‘s newest, badass Gallardo continues the proud tradition of giving Italian supercars incredibly banal names, with the Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante, which literally means “Convertible Performance”. The rest of the car is anything but staid, with enough performante to give you a third eye socket.  Weighing just under 3300 pounds, the droptop Lambo packs… Continue Reading...

Cultural Icon DJ Pauly D Seen Shopping For Lamborginis In Las Vegas

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Cultural Icon DJ Pauly D Seen Shopping For Lamborginis In Las Vegas
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Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, of MTV’s Jersey Shore reality show was spotted shopping for, what else, Lamborghinis in Las Vegas by celebrity gossip outlet TMZ. Normally, Lamborghinis attract the “hairy chested, gold chain wearing” stereotype, but the immaculately waxed and tanned Pauly D has none to speak of. Despite his grooming habits, Pauly D… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Spyder Gets 4.2-Liter V8 With 430-HP

Audi R8 Spyder Gets 4.2-Liter V8 With 430-HP
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Even though everything seemed all but confirmed until now, Audi has finally released the detailed info on their R8 Spyder sporting a 430-hp, 4.2L V8 powerplant. We first reported on the 4.2L FSI availability in February, and it’s interesting to see that it will have slightly more power (10-hp) than the R8 V8 coupe. Audi’s… Continue Reading...