Category: Performance/Super Sports Cars

BMW 8 Gran Coupe completes 8 Series range

A couple of months ago, the BMW 8 made its local debut with a loud sha-bang courtesy of BMW Malaysia. The 8 currently has Coupe and Roadster versions, and now the Gran Coupe.  The New 8 is only the second-generation, after the first generation which first came out in 1989. Comparing the standard 8 and the Gran Coupe, the Gran Coupe has a  longer wheelbase (201mm). It’s got a tuned chassis for handling on par with smaller two-door variant. The BMW 8 Gran Coupe (840i/M850i) is derived from the 8 Series Coupé and M8 GTE racing car. To make the Gran... Read More

Porsche 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 join 718 line-up

Porsche 718 line-up has two top-of-the-line variants, the 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4. For the first time ever, the 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4 share a technical base. This includes the newly developed four-liter six-cylinder naturally aspirated engine, together with a six-speed manual transmission. The boxer engine generates 309 kW (420 PS) in both models. Whilst the GT4 represents the entry-level GT road model from Porsche, the Spyder lends itself to all kinds of curves. Both rely on highly efficient aerodynamics, a full GT chassis and powerful brakes. The only difference Is one’s a roadster and the... Read More

Aston Martin Valhalla is official name for AM-RB 003

The latest creation in a joint effort between Aston Martin and Red Bull is the AM-RB 003, which is now officially known as the Aston Martin Valhalla. The AM Valhalla is the next evolution from the Valkyrie. More recently, AM had announced the Vanquish Vision Concept. Historians and mythology enthusiasts would probably know what Valhalla stood for. But, for those who’re clueless, Valhalla is a resting place for those who died in combat or the battlefield, in Norse mythology. In other words, the underworld in Norse lore. Back to the AM Valhalla, the next hypercar by AM=RB employs lightweight... Read More

First Lamborghini Urus powered by ABT Power

In latest collaboration between Lamborghini and ABT, the choice Is  a Lamborghini Urus, powered by ABT Sportsline, to push  up to 710 hp and 910 Nm. This was the first collaboration between the two, It also happens because Lamborghini is part of the  Audi and VW empire and the Raging Bull is the Group’s  sportiest marque. With Lambo as part of the VW family, it’s only a matter of time before they convert a Lambo model into an extraordinary powerhorse. The Lambo Urus ABT came about as a result. This beefed-up SUV hits 305 km/h (189.5 mph) without even... Read More

Turning a Flying Spur Luxury Limo. into a GT Sports Sedan

The Bentley Flying Spur has been the marque’s Super Luxury Limousine for years, until now. The New Flying Spur is transformed into a Super Luxury Grand Tourer to keep up with the times, by the folks at Crewe. To make it a GT, Bentley put a modern twist to the Flying Spur by making the car more muscular with a tinge of elegance. Highlights include crystal-cut LED matrix headlights matrix with chrome sleeves, a Flying B mascot emblem dead and center above the front grille, fresh wrap-around rear lights and the huge 22-inch wheels. In dimensions, the Flying Spur... Read More

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring, limited to just 15 cars in the world

Thanks to Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operations division, there’s now a less extreme XE SV Project 8. The car is limited to just 15 examples in the world. This so-called more restrained road-oriented version (also known as Touring edition)  of the extreme XE SV Project 8 features a discreet new rear spoiler, delivering a covert design that belies the 600PS vehicle’s race track-honed performance capabilities. The new Touring specification is available alongside existing 322 km/h (200mph) Project 8 derivatives, which currently hold production sedan lap records on three continents: the Nürburgring Nordschleife, Dubai Autodrome and Laguna Seca circuits. The fixed... Read More

Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato off-roader concept

Lamborghini has announced its Huracán Sterrato Concept, based on the super sports prowess of the V10 Huracán. The Lambo Sterrato draws on Lamborghini’s off-road expertise exemplified in the Urus Super SUV, creating a new dimension of Lamborghini ‘fun to drive off-road’. Under the hood, the concept carries a 5.2 liter naturally-aspirated engine, similar to the EVO. It outputs 640 hp. It’s got a four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, modified suspension and torque vectoring. Additionally, the concept is calibrated for off-road driving including low-adherence surfaces, and tuned to maximize traction and acceleration. Moreover,  the LDVI system in the Sterrato provides enhanced... Read More

Volkswagen ID.R sets Electric cars’ record at Nurburgring

In an age where every manufacturer or car model intends to prove its worth to beat the record at the infamous Nurburgring, it has became a holy grail of sorts for German marques especially. Volkswagen is the latest manufacturer to do it with its electric race car, the ID.R. Driven by former Audi Le Mans/Nurburgring  24-hour winning driver Richard Dumas, the VW ID.R, powered by two electric motors, passed the Nurburgring Nordschleife test in a record time of  6:05.336. This means it is the fastest electric car ever to surge through the ‘Nur’ as Dumas beat a previous record... Read More

Brabus 800: A worthy upgrade of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S

Fancy a Juiced-up Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S? Well, now it’s possible with a little help from Brabus.  Introducing the 800 hp/1000 Nm Brabus 800! View Gallery The Brabus 800 simply boost up the image of the already striking AMG GT 63 S with a Brabus front spoiler and front fascia attachments for the large air intakes of the bumper. This combination isn’t simply for looks but serves to stabilize handling stability. The car’s proile is accentuated by a wedge shape, along with the front’s 21-inch wheels and rear’s 22-inchers. The wheels comprise Brabus’ Monoblock Z “Platinum Edition” theme with... Read More

Ferrari’s first Plug-in Hybrid EV Supercar, the SF90 Stradale

The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the Prancing Horses first-ever Plug-in Hybrid EV  production Supercar. The SF90 Stradale’s design takes up a signature rectangular Prancing badge sported by Ferrari’s road cars. Highlights include smaller overhangs, a more curved windshield, slender A-posts and a wide track and those amazing slit headlighs with three-pronged matrix LED DRLs, hinting a futuristic outlook,   A special metal-colored version will soon be made available. There’re two vaiiants to the Stradale, a standard and sports-oriented; both carry these highlights: special GT racing-derived Multimatic shock absorbers, extra lightweight features (carbon-fiber) and titanium (springs, entire exhaust line). This... Read More

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