This 2006 Lamborghini Murciélago Is Here To Remind You That Sometimes Older Is Better
Lamborghini introduced the Murciélago back in 2001 as a successor to the Diablo. The Murciélago was in production for almost a decade. It was the first new car after 11 years and also happened to be the first under its new parent, Volkswagen. The Italian car was also the new flagship V-12 and worthy to be the face of the company. The car sold in decent numbers – 4,099 examples to be exact – and is still a hit with enthusiasts.
If you are someone who was craving to own one, here’s your chance to own a 2006 model Murciélago with 14,000 miles on the odo, courtesy of the Bring-a-Trailer auction.
This Bespoke Pagani Huayra BC Roadster "Supernova" Is The Definition of Sexy
The Pagani Huayra arrived on the automotive scene in 2011 as a spiritual successor to the Zonda. It derives its name from Huayra-tata, a Quetcha wind God. The company announced just 100 examples of the Huayra when launched and all of them we sold by 2015. This was followed by the Huayra Roadster, Huayra BC, Huayra Roadster BC, and the Huayra Imola. All of these are limited production models as well and Pagani will build just 100, 20, 40, and five examples, respectively.
A customer in Canada recently took the delivery of his highly-customized Roadster BC ‘Supernova,’ and we can’t stop drooling over it.
FV Frangivento Sorpasso - An Unexpected But Epic Italian Mashup
There are a lot of things Italy is famous for, but for us petrolheads, it is supercars. As if there weren’t enough brands and fast cars from the country, we now have another company called FV Frangivento. Oh no, we’re not complaining. FV Frangivento has been around the block for a while and is in the news now for its second vehicle called the Sorpasso. The Sorpasso comes on the heels of the Turin-based automaker’s first vehicle, the Asfane hypercar launched two years back.
The Sorpasso comes with a V-10 engine that makes up to 850 horses. As for the looks, well, we’ll leave that to your discretion.
Ferrari F40 - A Car With Heritage And a Few Secrets
If you’ve landed here, and are somewhere between your late 20s and early 40s, then there’s a good chance that you or someone you know had a Ferrari F40 poster hanging on the bedroom wall. The F40 was introduced in 1987 and celebrated Ferrari’s 40th-anniversary while, at the same time, ultimately serving as the last vehicle to be launched by Mr. Enzo Ferrari himself. So, what made the Ferrari F40 so special? Well, there’s a lot more to it than you ever realized.
10 Things a BMW M Hypercar Needs to Corner the Market
One of the best ways to showcase your technical expertise and convince buyers to buy your cars is to build a hypercar. Mercedes-AMG did it, Aston Martin too. Heck, Volkswagen AG has the best of them all - the Bugatti Veyron and the Chiron. I can only imagine that somewhere in BMW headquarters in Munchen, the board of directors and investors sat together and discussed the hypercar idea.
After all, back in 2017, when Mercedes-AMG showcased the F1 inspired Project One, BMW M boss Dirk Hacker said:
“We would like to do a standalone car, and we could do it – but today there is no requirement from the market to do it. As a company, we are more focused on future mobility than digitization than building a hypercar, to be honest, but if we came to the decision to do a super sports car, then we could do that.”
Apparently, the market still isn’t favorable for the development of the BMW hypercar, but that does not stop us from the brainstorming of what that proposed hypercar could be. I am giving you ten different things BMW hypercar needs to succeed.
2020 McLaren Elva
The 2021 McLaren Elva is a brand-new supercar that the British firm added to its Ultimate Series lineup, alongside the Senna and the Speedtail. A two-seat open-cockpit design, it’s inspired by a series of race cars built by Bruce McLaren in the 1960s under the McLaren-Elva name. It’s McLaren’s first open-cockpit road car and its lightest road-going vehicle yet. A track-ready roadster with an aerodynamic design, the 2021 Elva features the most powerful iteration of McLaren’s twin-turbo, 4.0-liter V-8 engine. Rated at 804 horsepower, it slots above the Senna in terms of power and falls behind only the Speedtail hybrid. Let’s find out more about this beast in the review below.
The McLaren Artura Is Fast, But Not Fast Enough to Be a Dodge Challenger
The Artura is the stepping stone for McLaren moving into the future. It is the third hybrid model (behind the P1 and the Speedtail) and the first plug-in hybrid to roll out of the automaker’s factory. There was a lot of buzz surrounding its powertrain, but a few months into the launch, we now have some stats that give us an idea of how good (or bad) the Artura is.
As it turns out, the supercar can hit 60 mph from rest in three seconds flat and quarter-mile in 10.7 seconds. Impressive? Oh yes. However, it’s not as quick as the Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock to a quarter-mile.
Bugatti EB110 - A Great Car That Didn’t Get The Credit It Deserved
Many consider the 1990s to be a Golden Age for supercars. Many poster cars have come precisely from this era. I myself have posters and scaled models of many of them. Lamborghini Diablo, Ferrari F50, Honda NSX, McLaren F1, Jaguar XJ220, and others some of the most well-known representatives of their time. There is another one, however. The Bugatti EB110 was the French take on a 1990s supercar and, despite being relatively forgotten by some, it was an awesome car. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
This 2006 Ferrari F430 Is the Queen of Naturally Aspirated Thrills
The Ferrari F430 was unveiled at the 2004 Paris Motor Show as a successor to the Ferrari 360. It came with a whole lot of changes compared to its predecessor, especially in the aerodynamic efficiency department. The F430 now generated a greater downforce, thus instilling more confidence at higher speeds. The supercar was in production for about five years from 2004 to 2009 wherein Ferrari make around 15,000 examples of it. Not exactly a rare breed, but the F430 came with a naturally aspirated V-8 and a lot of heritage-inspired elements that make it a looker even to this day.
A 2006 example finished in the Rosso Corsa red shade with 20,000 miles on the odo has revisited the Bring-a-Trailer auction and here’s your chance to grab the beauty.
This 1978 Ferrari 512 BB "Koenig Special" is Extra Special
The 1980s were all about excess. This extended to cars, as well. It’s no surprise, cars like the Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer (BB) were conceived. Back then, cars like these were the ultimate expression of wealth and power. But what happens when a Ferrari 512 BB doesn’t look flashy enough? You modify it, of course! This was the exact fate of this 1972 Ferrari 512 BB “Koenig Special”. The car is currently being auctioned off on collectingcars.com.
New Rendering Imagines a Modern Mercedes SL McLaren And We Want One
We were blessed with cars since the late 19th century. Up to this point, we’ve had the pleasure of witnessing, touching, and even driving some epic stuff. We’ve also seen many epic comebacks and spiritual successors of legendary cars. With this in mind, the Mercedes SLR McLaren is one of those cars that, we think, deserves a reboot. Apparently, concept artist Georgi Bozhkov thinks the same, as he is introducing us to one of his latest works.
In the ’60s, No Road Car Could Match the Ford GT40
The Ford GT40 is arguably one of the most famous racing cars ever. Four times a winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the GT40, in its various iterations, changed the racing world forever moving the goalposts further than ever before. In the shadow of the brash, unadulterated racer, however, FoMoCo concocted something Dearborn thought could work as a Sunday driver - a road-legal version of the GT40.
2021 Ares Design S1
The Ares Design S1 is an upcoming supercar built by Ares Design, the company led by former Lotus CEO Dany Bahar. The exotic-looking S1 is based on the C8-generation Chevrolet Corvette, borrowing the chassis, engine, gearbox, and electronic underpinnings from the American mid-engined sports car. Powered by a reworked, naturally aspirated V-8, the S1 packs 705 horsepower, some 200 horses more than the Corvette C8. Is the S1 just a beefed-up Corvette or a brand-new vehicle with Chevy underpinnings? Let’s find out in the review below.
The Bugatti EB110 SS Is Special In Its Own Right, But This One Has An Interesting Story
2021 Koenigsegg Gemera
The 2021 Koenigsegg Gemera is a two-door, four-seat hypercar developed by the Swedish company that gave us the Agera, Regera, and Jesko. But unlike its siblings, and despite having only two doors, the 2021 Gemera offers seating for four. And it does so via four equally comfortable seats, so it’s not just a regular grand tourer. The 2021 Gemera boasts a hybrid drivetrain under the skin, comprising three electric motor and a three-cylinder engine. As shocking as it may sound, the three-cylinder generates 600 horsepower, making it the most powerful of its kind in production, and works on a variety of fuels, including CO2-neutral methanol. Overall, the hybrid drivetrain pumps out an amazing 1,700 horsepower and 2,581 pound-feet of torque. Let’s find out more about the world’s first practical megacar - aka Mega GT - in the review below.
Take This Rare Opportunity To See The Pagani Huayra R On The Track
Pagani’s Huayra R, the car that’s supposed to be the swan song for the Huayra supercar is an 838-horsepower, V-12-powered track jewel. But for some reason, Pagani decided that’s it’s for the best to reveal the R using 3D animation and not the rear car. Which is lame.
You Might Be Able to Buy a Street Legal Glickenhaus 007 Le Mans Racecar!
Nowadays, the term “Racecar for the road” is awfully misused, mostly by marketing “experts” who are desperately trying to seduce people with more money than sense. That said, there are a few companies out there that do not mess about. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SC Glickenhaus) has been getting a lot of exposure in recent times. Their philosophy is simple. They build racecars for the toughest races out there and then, they build street versions of them. It seems the same might be true for one of their latest creations – the SCG 007 Le Mans racecar.
Reminder: Aston Martin Limits Torque Output on the 2019 DBS Superleggera
The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera can be called a number of things, but one thing it will never be called is slow. This has never been more evident than in the latest video released by The Smoking Tire. However, we’ve learned something else, and that is that Aston Martin was forced to limit torque output until the car moves into fourth gear. Seems strange for a car that weighs a little over 4,000 pounds and pumps out 663 pound-feet of torque, right?
The Drako GTE On Ice - Pure Motion Art At Its Finest
When Shiv Sikand and Dean Drako decided to build the GTE, that desire came, in fact, from necessity. The two business partners couldn’t find an EV they liked and simply set off to build one themselves. Six year later, the Drako GTE was born as a high-performance sedan than drives like an E46 M3 and packs 1,200 horsepower.
But power is nothing without control and in case you had any doubts that the GTE isn’t a finely-tuned precision tool, we’re here to shatter those.
A Hennessey Venom F5 GTR Could Happen But Electrification Is Out of the Question
2020 Lamborghini Sian FKP 37
The 2020 Lamborghini Sian is a hybrid supercar that the Italian firm unveiled ahead of the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by a V-12 gasoline engine and an electric motor, the Sian is Lambo’s first mass-produced hybrid. However, the supercar is limited to only 63 units, so it’s actually a preview of things to come, like an electrified successor to the Aventador.
Design-wise, the Sian stands on its own by combining a new design language with styling cues inspired by the iconic Lamborghini Countach. Its interior, on the other hand, is based on the Aventador’s, albeit it comes with bespoke elements and fancier features. The Sian also showcases innovative technology, like a state-of-the-art energy recuperating system and a supercapacitor instead of a traditional lithium-ion battery. Let’s find out more about that in the review below.
Watch a Bugatti Veyron and a $50 Million Ferrari 250 GTO Play Cat and Mouse
It’s not uncommon to feast your eyes on some rare exotic vehicles when on the streets of London. The YouTube channel “TheTFJJ” is certainly making the most of it, as we see regular weekly content of expensive, rare, and exotic cars being enjoyed. Not only that, a lot of the footage is taken from inside of the cars. This video in particular shows two very expensive and rare cars, each of them very fast for their time, being enjoyed on public roads.