Category: Performance/Super Sports Cars

The Practical Sports Car – Mercedes Benz C43 AMG

When people ask me “What car would you like to spend more time with?” the Mercedes Benz C43 AMG will pop into my mind instantly. Personally, the Mercedes C43 left a very strong and lasting impression in my mind as a very powerful, yet practical car. So what makes the C43 so impressive? Continue reading to find out more. View Gallery The current generation of Mercedes Benz C-class, the W205 model, is one of the best looking C-class compared to its predecessors. Mercedes incorporated the golden ratio of the long hood short boot visual effect into the current generation... Read More

McLaren Senna GTR headlines Retromobile exhibition

The coveted McLaren Senna GTR is headlining the ongoing Retromobile exhibition in Paris, from 5 – 9 February. Intended for track use, the Senna GTR is the ultimate track car by McLaren. The track version Senna GTR is distinguished from its street-legal sibling by striking aerodynamic additions, including a huge rear wing and diffuser. It’s the one of the quickest McLarens around, based on the road-legal Senna.  The McLaren Senna road-legal features a combination of low weight, extreme power, aerodynamic prowess and a revolutionary, active suspension system. Its low weight Is attributed to an ultra-lightweight construction, with carbon fiber... Read More

For the everyday drive: the 2020 Lotus Evora GT410

The Lotus Evora is one of the most desirable Lotus ever made and now, the brand has introduced a second version to the line-up; an Evora GT410 with revised specifications.  This Evora version joins the existing Evora GT410 Sport. Esterior-wise, the Evora GT410 comes with a body-colored roof, side sills, tailgate, front access panel and mirror backs, red AP Racing brake callipers and silver or gloss black and V-spoke cast alloy wheels. Body colors have been extended to include some historic shades from Lotus’ past. How do you improve on an already near-perfect sports car? By making it more... Read More

Nissan LEAF NISMO RC: Where EV meets Motorsports

Nissan has came up with a race version of its best-selling LEAF for the very first time. It’s called the LEAF NISMO RC, indicating a perfect blend of the world of electric cars and motorsports. The LEAF has amassed about 450,000 units in global sales since its debut in 2010. There hasn’t been a race version of the LEAF until now. With Nismo onboard, the LEAF Nismo RC all-wheel drive, based on the first generation LEAF, gets a boost in power and torque to 322hp and 640Nm. This output enables a 0 – 100 km/h sprint in just 3.4... Read More

Ferrari showcases Legendary Le Mans race cars at Maranello Museum

To kick off seventy years of Ferrari at Le Mans, the Prancing Horse is displaying some of its finest 24-hour racers over the span of seven decades at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello. In 70 years, Ferrari has amassed 36 wins at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Visitors to the museum are able to view several legendary 24-hour race cars and access multimedia contents. Some of Ferrari’s Le Mans most notable gems include Ferrari’s first Le Mans winner 166 MM Barchetta (1949), 275 P (1964) and the latest 488 GTE. Visitors to the exhibition get an opportunity to test... Read More

An entry-level GR Supra with smaller engine displacement

The 5th-generation Toyota Supra was revealed at last year’s NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) as a revival of sort for Toyota’s iconic Sports car variant. Soon after that, the GR Supra, developed by Gazoo Racing, came about and  extended the Supra’s portfolio. The Supra first came fitted with a 3.0l straight six turbo engine. As we roll into 2020, Toyota has announced a new 2.0l turbocharged single twin-scroll engine for its front engine/rear-wheel drive 2-seater sports car. This engine has smaller capacity but equal to the 3.0l V6 on performance in many ways: inertia characteristics, sharper handling and... Read More

All hail the Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition!

If you had your prime in the 70s – 80s, you’ve probably heard of the iconic Lamborghini Countach. Well, you’re in luck as the Silverstone Auctions (22 – 23 February) is pitting a 25th Anniversary Edition in near mint condition for sale. The 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countach is considered the most stunning Countach yet, A brief history of Lamborghini Countach; it came out at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show and replaced the then Lamborghini Muira. The Muira itself was the most beautiful Lamborghini supercar of its time.     The Lamborghini Countach ruled the supercar world for two decades and... Read More

Aston Martin kicks off 2020 with New V12 Speedster

Aston Martin has started 2020 with a bang, with the announcement of the new V12 Speedster. The Aston Martin V12 Speedster is limited in quantity and slated for world premiere real soon. The 2-seater Aston Martin V12 Speedster carries elements from the brand’s bespoke division, Q by Aston Martin.  When it comes to looks, the V12 Speedster takes inspiration from the DBR1, the ’59 Le Mans winner, and the Centenary CC100 Speedster concept (2013). At this point in time, Aston Martin hasn’’t released too much except for the sketch of the high-performance Roadster. The V12 Speedster incorporates a high-performance... Read More

The 620R is the latest road-worthy track car by McLaren, just 350 units are available

The 620R is the latest road-worthy track car by McLaren, just 350 units are available. The McLaren 820R inherits elements from the 570S GT4 and retains the DNA of a fully homologated track car and it is road legal. Shared examples from the 570S GT4 are the single-piece carbon fiber Monocell II chassis, adjustable aerodynamic elements, race-derived suspension components and there’s a  powertrain recalibration for the 620R. What powers the McLaren 620R The 620R has the same M838TE 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine used in the GT4 car, but with a significant difference in power output (610bhp) and 620 Nm,... Read More

Hyundai N Brand Reveals All-New RM19 Racing Midship Sports Car Prototype

Hyundai Motor Company showcased the new RM19 Racing Midship Sports Car to global media at the 2019 AutoMobility LA. RM refers to “Racing Midship” body configuration that Hyundai uses it on the N prototype model. The key advantage of the platform is that the body configuration provides supercar-level handling balance and low-polar-moment-of-inertia agility for outstanding connection to the tarmac at all speeds and driving conditions. The RM (Racing Midship) started its development since 2012, and it was meant to connect new high-performance motorsports technologies with future N models. There are a few RM models have already underwent extensive road... Read More

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