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Ferrari reveals future ideas with 1030bhp Vision Gran Turismo car

Ferrari has offered some clues about its brand’s future designs after revealing a Vision Gran Turismo car at the 2022 World Finals in Monaco last weekend.

GM boss says two new Chevy sports cars are coming in 2024

General Motors President Mark Reuss has promised a pair of Chevy-badged performance vehicles due in 2024.

$7m 777 Hypercar is a 730hp racing experience based at Monza

Created by Andrea Levy's 777 Motors, it costs 7 million euros and includes a simulator, exercise gear, and 14 track events.

Audi S1 Hoonitron, Electrikhana detailed in behind-the-scenes video

Ken Block explains "the most advanced drift car I have ever driven".

2023 Porsche 911 Dakar debuts with three-inch lift, 473hp

It has the ground clearance of many SUVs with the power of a 911 Carrera 4 GTS.

2023 Ferrari 296 GTS First Drive: Fast & loud (or quiet)

The 296 GTS makes a glorious noise, inspires national pride, and shows the soul of Ferrari persevering in the electrified age.

Mercedes-AMG One smashes Nurburgring lap record

The hypercar is nearly eight seconds quicker around the course than the previous record holder.

December reveal for 'all-terrain' Lamborghini in Miami

The all-terrain supercar will be unveiled at the Art Basel in Miami.

Hennessey Venom 1200 Mustang GT500 revealed as most powerful version yet

The Venom 1200 upgrade on the stock Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 comes with a higher capacity 3.8-liter supercharger, a high-flow induction system, new fuel rails and injectors, and an air/oil separation system. It now makes 1,204hp.

European Union to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars from 2035

The EU's executive arm, the parliament, and member states have finalized a deal that will basically render new sales of the internal combustion engine illegal in 12 years' time.

Ken Block slides Audi EV through Las Vegas in new Gymkhana video

Ken Block takes the Audi S1 Hoonitron on a high-speed adventure through the Las Vegas Strip, including into a casino. Along the way, some of Audi's most important race cars make cameos.

Date set for Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron Electrikhana debut

Ken Block’s next Gymkhana – renamed Electrikhana for the electric Audi S1 he’ll be piloting – debuts on October 25.

Maserati MC12 Corse for sale: Own a racing-based GT legend

This is the Maserati MC12 Corse – one of the most desirable of all modern-day Italian supercars.

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi debuts with recycled aluminum from F1 car

Part of the same 130-unit production run, the new Fittipaldi edition celebrates half a century since the legendary Brazilian race car driver triumphed in 1972. That season, Emerson Fittipaldi and Team Lotus took home both the F1 Drivers' and Constructors' Championships.

The facts and numbers behind Porsche's meteoric rise

Porsche went from 50,000 sales in 1999 to over 300,000 in 2021, thanks to unique positioning in the market.

2022 Ford GT LM is final special edition model

The latest and final special-edition Ford GT celebrates the company’s 2016 win at Le Mans – it will begin delivering the 2022 Ford GT LM Edition this fall, with production wrapped up by the end of the year.

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 first drive review: Detroit’s Ferrari

The 2023 Z06 is arguably the best Chevrolet Corvette ever, and it got there by being more like a decade-old Ferrari.

Maserati reveals new Project24 images with track-only MC20

The MC20 isn't a true successor to the MC12, but much like the Ferrari Enzo-based supercar from the mid-2000s, it too is getting a track-only derivative.

Three all-new Porsche v Ferrari blockbusters

OPINION: Forget the movie Ford v Ferrari, there’s going to be an imminent remake of Porsche v Ferrari – only it’s not going to be on the silver screen but on the racetracks of the world… and the stock market.

2023 Nissan teases new Z GT4 Nismo race car

In collaboration with its high-performance Nismo division, Nissan is teasing on social media something new – a GT4-spec version of the new Z.

Porsche Museum celebrates 50 years of RS models

Porsche is celebrating the "Spirit of Carrera RS" special exhibition at the museum in Zuffenhausen – the cars on display include an original RS prototype in green metallic. Plus, there are examples from the 964, 993, 996, 997, 991, and 992 generations.

Acura: The NSX will likely return as electric supercar

Acura bid farewell to the NSX in April with the unveiling of a $169,500 Type S epilogue limited to just 350 cars. Vice President and Brand Officer Jon Ikeda says the performance machine will return at some point in the future as an electric model.

Skoda Vision GT design study envisions electric race car

The Vision GT concept is portrayed by Skoda as a single-seater machine envisioned exclusively for the circuit with a low-slung body featuring an overly sharp design and no roof.

Delage D12 hybrid hypercar gets speedster conversion

The Speedster attaches a smaller windshield to the front of the car, replacing the closed canopy.

Porsche IPO approval could happen soon, 911 million shares to be offered

The Porsche initial public offering is moving ahead, its value allegedly between $70 billion and $80 billion. The Volkswagen supervisory board could sign off on it as soon as Sunday, September 18, according to sources speaking to Reuters.

2023 Toyota GR Corolla first drive: The hot hatch America has been waiting for

If I told you 10 years ago that Toyota's best performance car was a Corolla, you'd probably think I was off my meds. The poster child for affordability is now a fiery hot hatchback and all it took were two letters on the bumper: G and R.

KTM X-Bow GT-XR debuts: Road-legal track toy with canopy and Audi power

Following numerous spy shots, KTM is introducing the X-Bow GT-XR to serve as a road-going equivalent of its GT2 racer.

Gordon Murray working on "Hybridization, electrification, hydrogen"

Gordon Murray Automotive – the supercar automaker founded by former Brabham and McLaren F1 designer Gordon Murray – is currently exploring several ideas in the search for the best electrification solution.

Monterey Car Week auction total hits record amount of $470 million

Monterey Car Week brought in over 110 cars that sold for over $1 million.

Mercedes-AMG reveals non-homologated GT3 Edition 55 race car

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 Edition 55 race car will be produced in a highly-limited run of just five examples.

McLaren Solus debuts as single-seater, track-only special with 829bhp

The company is making just 25 of them and every example already has a buyer – deliveries begin in 2023. The Solus packs a Judd-sourced 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine that makes 829 horsepower (619 kilowatts) and 479 pound-feet (650 Newton-meters).

DeLorean Alpha5 makes public debut at Pebble Beach

The Alpha5 was created in conjunction with Italdesign and has fully functional gullwing doors. It's an all-electric affair, with DeLorean now claiming it can hit 60 mph in 2.99 seconds and reach 155 mph flat-out.

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS debuts with 518 HP and DRS

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS is finally here, and even features a drag reduction system – a first for a production Porsche.

Aston Martin DBR22 celebrates Q Division with roofless concept

Aston Martin introduced the DBR22, an open-cockpit design concept that'll be displayed at this year's Monterey Car Week. The concept celebrates a decade of Q by Aston Martin, the automaker's customer customization division.

Mercedes-AMG One production starts, assembly is done by hand

Only 275 cars will be made, with deliveries starting this year.

Rodin reveals more details about 'F1-beating' hypercar

More details have been revealed about Rodin’s new closed-cockpit FZERO hypercar, which it intends will offer greater performance than Formula 1 machinery.

Nico Rosberg takes delivery of first production Rimac Nevera

The first production-spec Rimac Nevera is complete, and Nico Rosberg is taking delivery of it. He records the whole experience at the automaker's headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia, while hanging out with company boss Mate Rimac.

TVR electric sedan and SUV to follow sportscar's 2024 debut

The British TVR marque has been renowned globally as a maker of specialized sports cars but things will change beyond its official return in 2024.

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS teased ahead of August 17 debut

A new official teaser image coming from Stuttgart confirms the new range-topping 911 will be ready for its full debut very soon. Porsche’s plan is to unveil the sports car on August 17 this year.

Gutted Honda V10 F1 engine sells for over $24,000

A non-running 2001 Honda RA00E 3.0-liter V10 Formula 1 engine from the 2001 season sold for €24,206 ($24,781 at current exchange rates) in a recent auction in The Netherlands.

Watch the Mercedes-AMG One drive flat-out around Hockenheim

Watch the Mercedes-AMG One in action at the Hockenheimring in the hands of Maro Engel.

Toyota GR GT3 patent images hint at production model

Could this be a preview of the Toyota GR GT3 Concept's production model?

Ford Electric SuperVan blasts up the hill at Goodwood

The latest bonkers racing van has nearly 2,000 horsepower and aero styling similar to the Ford GT.

Every car debuting at the 2022 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

New vehicles from Bentley, Maserati, Polestar, and more will make their debuts at Goodwood this weekend.

Prodrive P25 is a modern Subaru 22B with carbon galore, costs £460k

Each P25 starts with an original two-door Subaru Impreza chassis. From there, Prodrive basically creates the mother of all 22B restomods starting with a hefty infusion of carbon.

Honda HPD Civic Si FE1 debuts as factory-built racecar for $55,000

This racer has an upgraded suspension, bigger brakes, and a track-ready interior.

Toyota GR86 hits the track in 2023 US one-make racing series

The Toyota GR86 will go racing in the United States in 2023 as part of the newly launched GR Cup. The one-make racing series will consist of 14 events at 7 tracks across the US.

All-new Ford Mustang announced in $3.7 billion investment

Ford will invest $3.7 billion into manufacturing in the United States. A portion of that money will go towards building the seventh-generation Mustang.

Former Dakar Rally service truck lives new life as RV rental

After nine years as a service truck for the rally teams KTM and Orlen in the Dakar Rally (among others), this vehicle is now available as an off-road camper rental in The Netherlands.

First drive review: 2023 Acura Integra

The iconic Integra returns with a turbocharged engine, a six-speed manual, and some slick moves.

Porsche Taycan GTS Hockenheimring Edition marks track's 90th anniversary

The Porsche Taycan GTS Hockenheimring Edition celebrates the 90th anniversary of the historic German track. Buyers of this model who visit the circuit get some special perks, too.

Pagani C10 next-gen hypercar caught in spy photos

These images represent our very first look at an early prototype of what's presently called the C10.

Mercedes sells unraced 300 SLR for £115m to fund youth scholarships
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Mercedes sells unraced 300 SLR for £115m to fund youth scholarships

Mercedes has sold one of its two never-raced and highly revered 300 SLR ‘Uhlenhaut Coupe’ sportscar prototypes for a world record-smashing £115million to fund a youth scholarship programme.

Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance gets F1 Edition special

The F1 Edition costs €222,815 in Germany and takes the shape of an appearance package that adds €23,800 to the car's base price of just under €200,000.

Ken Block reveals Porsche Hoonipigasus 911 with 1,400bhp

Ken Block will race the twin-turbo AWD monster at Pikes Peak next month.

Porsche Mission R morphs into 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance test car

The concept has now transitioned to a running prototype, dubbed 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance.

Escaping the Miami GP with the Acura NSX Type S

Escaping the Miami GP with the Acura NSX Type S.

Ferrari 296 GTS debuts with unlimited headroom and hybrid V6 power

The 296 Gran Turismo Spider (GTS) is here to soak up the sun better than the 296 GTB.

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida could be demolished

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida has been sold to a new owner, who has very different plans for its future than keeping it as a track. The circuit could be demolished and retooled into an industrial park.