Aston’s stripped out, amped up, track-only version of its raging streetcar, the Valkyrie AMR. Continue reading “Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro: F(erocious)1 DNA”
Aston’s stripped out, amped up, track-only version of its raging streetcar, the Valkyrie AMR. Continue reading “Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro: F(erocious)1 DNA” →
Was John Keats talking about this “reimagined” Porsche 911? Continue reading “A Thing of (Lightweight) Beauty Is a Joy Forever” →
One thousand mph in a car? Is it possible? Is it desirable? Is it necessary?
Radical innovation. Inspired engineering breakthroughs. New levels of aerodynamic performance. The descriptors are bold, and the concept car is radically beautiful. It’s the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio (“third millennium,”) built in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and revealed at the recent 17th annual EmTech conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts (U.S.). Continue reading “Lamborghini’s Electric Supercar and the Next Millennium of Mobility” →
Lauded auto designer Gordon Murray–the man behind legendary Formula 1 cars and the iconic McLaren F1–has announced his next project (official teaser image).
The just-ended SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show saw the unveiling of the Hennessey Venom F5, what’s being hyped as the fastest road car on earth, according to its maker.
Continue reading “The Planet’s Fastest Car?” →
Alpine (otherwise known as The Société des Automobiles Alpine SAS), French manufacturer of racing and sports cars (estd. 1955, acquired by Renault in 1973), unveils its newest racer, destined to compete in a one-make, six-round European racing series next year.
769bhp, 6.3 liter naturally aspirated V12. 1,350kg of claimed net downforce at 186mph. Redlines at 9,000 rpm, peak power at 8,500 rpm. Sequential six-speed manual pushes the IE (Intensa Emozione) to 62 mph in a claimed 2.7 seconds. Continue reading “Mama Mia! The Apollo Intensa Emozione is Insane!” →
Polestar, once Volvo’s in-house tuning division, became a stand-alone brand along with Volvo’s decision ultimately to dump the internal combustion engine in favor of all-electric cars. Now, poised to challenge names like Tesla and BMW’s i sub-brand, comes the brand’s first venture: the 600 hp, carbon fiber-bodied, electric performance hybrid Polestar 1, to start up production in 2019 with 500 units per year to be built. Continue reading “High Performance Plug-In: Volvo Group’s Polestar 1” →
Performance, comfort, 503 hp, and the wind in your hair. Continue reading “Come Fly With Us: All-New Aston Martin DB11 Volante” →