Category: Performance/Super Sports Cars

Lotus Evija: the Evolved Pure Electric Hypercar

Lotus Evija: the Evolved Pure Electric Hypercar The Lotus Evija all-electric hypercar  gets its name from first in existence’ or ‘the living one’. Tauted as the Evolved Pure Electric hypercar, the Evija features carbon fiber all over to emphasize its lightweight ambition.   At just 105 mm height, the Evija appears to crouch low to the ground. Taking inspiration from the aeronautics industry, the mascular exterior is a perfectly proportioned blend of fluid forms and crisp lines. This is clearly illustrated by the gently curved but sharp leading edge of the bonnet, which is reminiscent of so many classic... Read More

Aston Martin Valkyrie Hypercar gets into action at Silverstone

Aston Martin’s hypercar, the Valkyrie made its first public appearance on track at Silverstone during the weekend’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix. The 1,160 bhp hypercar was piloted by the brand’s test driver Chris Goodwin.  The AM Valkyrie is a joint venture effort between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. After months of trials and previews, the Valkyrie was finally put to use on a track. As the most extreme road car, the AM Valkyrie is slated to be a future competitor in the WEC (World Endurance Championship). Goodwin remarked, “To drive Aston Martin Valkyrie at Silverstone feels exceptionally... Read More

Latest-generation Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera 4S debut domestically

Porsche Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto Performance) has been unveiled at the Malaysian track of Sepang, in conjunction with the weekend’s Porsche Carrera Cup Asia festivities. Malaysia happens to be a top market for Porsche in the S.E.A. (South East Asia) region when it comes to the 911.   View Gallery Two versions of the New 911 are available the Carrera S and Carrera 4S, now attached with Wet Mode, Night Vision Assist and a whole lot of exterior and interior items.  There’s much to explore when it comes to the 911’s exterior. At a glance, it’s got wider wheel... Read More

Aston Martin Zagato DBS GT

Aston Martin previews the Zagato DBS GT prior to its production in 2020. The Aston Martin Zagato DBS GT is a step up of the DB4 GT Zagato and together, the pair marks the DBZ Centenary Collection. Only 19 units will be produced and the estimated price is targeted at 6 million pounds. As the next evolution of the Zagato, based on the DBS Superleggera, the Zagato DBS GT is inspired by the voluptuous shapes that previously dressed the original DB4 GT Zagato, At the car’s front, a newly created and unique “dynamic” grille allows the car’s frontal area... Read More

Mercedes-AMG powers up the A 45 AMG and CLA 45 AMG

From the grounds of Affalterbach comes the desirable A 45 AMG and CLA 45 AMG in 4MATIC+ and S 4MATIC+ versions. View Gallery    Two variants are made available with a newly developed 2.0-liter engine, the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Output for the cars range from 387 hp all the way up to 421 hp on the S versions. Torque pushes from 475 up to 500 Nm for the newer AMGs. Power to the wheels is made possible with the new AMG SpeedShift DCT-8G dual-clutch transmission with eight gears.   For reference sake, 0 – 100 km/h... Read More

Ford GT MKII, limited to just 45 examples

The Ford GT MK!! for track only is one of the main attractions at Goodwood Festival of Speed. This 700 hp Ford GT beast takes up a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, race-proven aerodynamics and competition-oriented handling. This special edition is limited to just 45 examples in the world, with a price tag of 1.2 million USD.   A brainchild of Ford Performance and Multimatic, the GT MKII is developed based on the experiences garnered from the WEC (World Endurance Championship) and IMSA SportsCar Championship. The Ford GT is iconic, no matter how you look at it. It’s a pure-bred crafted... Read More

Porsche Taycan put through first drive on world tour

Prior to its official unveiling, the Porsche Taycan is going on a world tour in its prototype stripes. The Taycan is of course Porsche’s first all-electric sports car. First stop for the Taycan prototype is the Porsche Experience Center (PEC) in Shanghai. The PEC @ Shanghai is the first in Asia and the sixth Porsche Experience Center globally, and it has direct access to the 5.5-kilometer Shanghai International Circuit. Features of the track include a 1.4 km handling track with skid pan, hydraulic kick plate and dynamic area. There is also an off-road track. Next stops for the electric... Read More

McLaren Speedtail and McLaren GT take limelight at Chantilly Arts & Elegance showcase

McLaren Speedtail, the fastest McLaren ever, and McLaren GT recently appeared at a one day only showcase in Chantilly Arts & Elegance, located in the north of Paris. Both new grand touring models were crowd pullers at the grand French exhibit. The McLaren Speedtail even entered the concours competition and joined a supercar parade. The Speedtail was picked as the ‘Best of Show’ showcar. A Gran Tourer that needs no introduction,  the Speedtail could hit a top speed of 403km/h, and just for the show the Speedtail is decked in a never-before-seen livery of Saragon Quartz body and Oxblood... Read More

Debut of the Aston Martin DBX

At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Aston Martin is showcasing its past and present desirable beauties. After all, Aston Martin has never failed to participate once at Goodwood for seven decades, till present.    The main highlights for Aston Martin this year are the DBS Superleggera Volante, the limited edition Vantage AMR. Rapide E and the first Aston Martin SUV, the DBX. With so many fine beauties, it’s no wonder the Goodwood event is a not-to-missed auto showcase. For UK folks, the Aston Martin Rapide E electric sports car will driving up the hill. The first electric Aston... Read More

BMW M2 Competition Launch in Malaysia

The BMW M2 have been on Malaysian roads for nearly 3 years, on 28th June 2019, BMW Malaysia decided to bring in the more powerful M2 competition into Malaysia. So what’s the update on the M2 Competition? View Gallery Exterior The BMW M2 Competition maintain the original coupe design look. To make the car look different from the ordinary M2, there’s a new looking front skirt that optimizes the airflow to help cool the engine while giving the M2 Competition a better look. The chrome parts like the BMW kidney grille and the side gills have been blacked out... Read More

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