The Bugatti Chiron has received a speed upgrade!
Though the previous speed of 261 mph (420 kmh) was considered quite fast, Bugatti boasts that it is nothing compared to the performance that will be delivered by its Chiron hypercar. The said vehicle, without a limiter, will reach 285 mph (458 kmh), provided it receives the perfect conditions.
The Ferrari FXX K is a Hypercar Hybrid with 1,035 Horsepower
Ferrari has unveiled an all new Hybrid Hypercar with a V12 Hybrid engine with 1,035 Horsepower and torque exceeding 664 lb/ft.
Bugatti Veyron Final Edition Specs
Specs have been leaking regarding Bugatti's final edition of the Veyron. Costing somewhere in the neighborhood of $7-8 million, this "Super" Veyron will reportedly have 1,500 horsepower and a top speed of 280 MPH. This final edition will supposedly have a W16 engine with improved capacity plus a reduced weight of ~3722 lbs compared to previous Veyron's.
Electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Sets EV Record at Nurburgring
The electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG set a new EV record at Nurburgring finishing the lap in 7 minutes 56 seconds. Not only is this the fastest time for an electric vehicle, but it is also the first electric vehicle to finish the lap in under 8 minutes. The record was previously held by the all electric Audi R8 who made the lap in slightly over 8 minutes in July of 2012.
Tesla to Produce an Affordable Electric Car?
Electric vehicles being the standard mode of transportation may be a ways off, but it just got a little bit closer as Elon Musk confirmed recently at the D11 Conference in California that Tesla would launch in the next 3-4 years an EV in the $30,000 to $35,000 price range.
Lamborghini SUV Concept "Urus" Coming to Production in 2017
Apparently we still aren't done blogging about specifics from Lamborghini's 50th Anniversary celebration event. During the event, Lamborghini confirmed that they will be taking the Lamborghini SUV concept, called the Urus, to production and we expect to see it available for sale by 2017.
Ferrari to Sell Exclusivity...by Selling Less
Ferrari announced recently that it plans to cut production of Ferrari cars by 400 units this year in order to make Ferrari cars more exclusive. From the outside one might think that owning a Ferrari is already exclusive and not just from the price tag either.
McLaren Announces Limited Run 50 12C for 50th Anniversary
In a press release on May 23rd, McLaren announced that it would be producing 100 limited edition 12Cs and 12C Spiders (50 each) in celebration of McLaren's 50th Anniversary to be held in September of this year. The models, to be called the "50 12C" and "50 12C Spider" are, according to McLaren, to feature "unique styling and specification enhancements" and will be built by McLaren's bespoke division MSO responsible for producing custom McLarens.
Porsche Details the 2014 918 Spyder Hybrid
In a recent press release, Porsche details their all new 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid. According to Porsche, the new 918 Drivers has a unique all wheel drive system with a combustion and electric motor on the rear axle and a second electric motor on the front axle. Down to the chassis and axles, this 918 was built with racing and motor sport in mind.
McLaren Announces Their Certified Pre-Owned Program
Called the "Qualified" program, McLaren has officially launched its Certified Pre-Owned Program. Interested buyers will need to purchase from an authorized McLaren retailer. All Qualified pre-owned McLarens will undergo a a full qualification inspection from McLaren-trained technician. The technician will also upgrade the McLaren to the latest specifications, potentially making it better than when it first left production. Additionally, a Qualified McLaren will include a two year, unlimited mileage warranty and two years road side assistance.