25 Incredible Facts About The Stunning Bugatti Divo
Revealed at “The Quail” as part of Monterey Car Week, the new Bugatti Divo represents the next step into the extreme for the company that produces the fastest car on the planet - the Chiron. The new car takes a slightly different approach to life compared to the Chiron. Apart from being extremely fast and ridiculously powerful, the Divo moves a bit more to the dynamism and cornering abilities, so the top speed is its second priority. While it is based on the Chiron, the Divo feels like a new car, and this made me list a number of facts and differences between the Divo and the Chiron.
Now, I did say that the top speed feels like it’s only the second priority for the Divo. Well, that second priority is at 236 mph.
Aston Martin Will Leverage An AMG Powertrain to Breathe Life into the Valhalla
Despite having been delayed from its original 2022 launch, the Aston Martin Valhalla is still coming. There is, however, a good chance that the Valhalla will arrive in a different form from what Aston Martin originally intended. At the heart of the possible changes is Aston’s brand new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine, which may not end up in the Valhalla as intended. Instead, the mid-engined supercar will likely be equipped with a Mercedes-AMG powertrain that Aston Martin now has access to as part of a new technical partnership between the two brands. The revised Aston Martin Valhalla is now scheduled to arrive in 2023.
2021 Lamborghini SC20
Lamborghini’s Motorsport division, Squadra Corse, is back with another one-off project called the SC20, following the SC18 Alston and the SCV12. With a blue and white theme all around, the supercar takes inspiration from a lot of other bulls from the company’s portfolio. It features a V-12 engine that makes 759 horses, and, to make the deal even sweeter, Lamborghini has said that the SC20 is road legal!
Koenigsegg is a revolutionary automaker that has been pushing the threshold of engineering with every new car of theirs. Be it the Koenigsegg CCR that humbled the legendary McLaren F1 or the Koenigsegg One:1, the world’s first megacar that had an impressive power to weight ratio of 1:1. The future also looks quite thrilling with the Koenigsegg Jesko, a 1,600-horsepower machine that has the making to surpass the 300 mph mark!
Revolutionary engineering technologies have been at the forefront for Koenigsegg. Their latest ground-breaking feat comes in an ironically small package and is aptly named the Tiny Friendly Giant - the world’s most powerful 2.0-liter three-cylinder engine with 1700 horsepower and a monstrous 2,581 lb-ft of torque. This engine uses the magical Freevalve technology which makes all of these mind-boggling numbers possible and comes packed in the Koenigsegg Gemera - their very first megacar with four seats.
The Hyperion XP-1 Looks Oddly In Place On the Streets of Hollywood
Back in August 2020, Hyperion finally launched the XP-1 hypercar. The car took the world by storm with some ridiculous claims like a 1,000-mile range, top speed beyond 200 mph, and so on. The XP-1 looked incredible in the press images, but would it have the same feels in the real world? Well, the Hyperion XP-1 took a stroll in the streets of Hollywood during a street photoshoot session and we must say, it looked pretty alien out there.
Five supercars, with a total power output of 5.415 horsepower, are here. I am sure that you simply do not know enough about them. Modern supercars and hypercars you have probably never heard of are quite numerous actually. Apart from these, I could have also listed the Rezvani Beast, the Trion Nemesis RR, the Apollo Arrow, the Arash AF10, the Devel Sixteen, and the Arrinera Hussarya, among others. But what is the point as many of these will simply cease to exist as time plays its dirty game and erases them from history. Yet, the five I chose may stick around a bit longer than expected.
You Have To Hear The Pagani Huayra R’s Naturally Aspirated V-12!
The Pagani Huayra may be nine years old as of 2021, but it’s not going away anytime soon. The Italian company is preparing a new version of the V-12 supercar and it’s going to be the most extreme iteration yet. It’s called the Huayra R and it’s still somewhat of a mystery. Pagani just released a sound sample of its V-12 engine and it’s one of the best sounding supercars out there!
2021 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Cabrera By Mansory
Mansory is famous for taking some of the world’s most exotic supercars and turning them into examples of excess car tuning. No supercar is spared from a Mansory tuning creation, including the already radical Lamborghini Aventador SVJ.
The Mansory-tuned Aventador SVJ — it’s called the Cabrera — gets an exaggerated new look, an engine upgrade, and an abundance of aerodynamic upgrades. Only three units of the Mansory Cabrera will be built.
Koenigsegg Sends Valentine’s Day Greeting in the Most Koenigsegg Way Imaginable
Koenigsegg is celebrating Valentine’s Day in style. The hypercar purveyor rolled out the mighty Regera on a snow-covered airstrip at its factory in Angelholm, Sweden for some recreational fun. Rare is the day when you see Koenigsegg’s $1.9 million hypercar let its hair down. But it’s the day of love, and Koenigsegg wants to celebrate it with all of us through this video of the Regera that’s having the time of its life in the snow.
2021 Bugatti Chiron Sport Alice
Bugatti has created a new one-off Chiron Sport for a customer who ordered the car as a gift to his wife for Valentine’s Day. The tailor-made Chiron, called “Alice,” was ordered through the H.R. Owen Bugatti dealership in England. It’s dressed in a unique two-tone bespoke finish, including one color that Bugatti admits it hasn’t used before. As far as Valentine’s Day gifts are concerned, this Bugatti Chiron Sport is pretty hard to top.
It’s quite extraordinary to see so many small supercar and sportscar producers coming up and trying to take the cake from the limited, but money-endowed niche of a market. Only a handful actually do survive long enough to create a customer base (Pagani or Koenigsegg,) to induce some kind of hype and attract funding (Rimac,) or just be talked about (Lykan, Hennessey, or even Zenvo.) It seems that the new supercar producers are springing up like mushrooms (and they go away as easily,) even more so than sports car producers. In that regard, I managed to find five interesting sports cars you have probably never heard of. All of them do try (or have tried) to evoke some sort of evolution in this highly limited market.
The end goal is similar for all - to sell as many cars as possible and become profitable. Enter the world of the incredible, courageous, and sometimes rather innovative pieces of automotive royalty you’ve never heard of.
I am starting with a car from Slovenia, partly designed by a race car driver.
The 10 Best Ferraris Of All Time
Picking the ten best Ferraris of all time is not an easy exercise, but somebody had to do it. Sports cars don’t come finer than those with a Prancing Horse badge, and in the 70 years that it has been around, Ferrari has built some of the finest and most desirable performance cars in the history of the industry. A lot of Ferrari models have climbed the ladder to iconic status, and even some of today’s models are on their way there, too. It took a lot of work — and arguments — but we managed to narrow down our choices for the ten best Ferraris of all time.
Top Gear, The Ferrari F40, and the Jaguar XJ220 - This Is Going to Be Epic
It’s 2021 and supercars are capable of well in excess of 200 mph. Bugatti has hit the 300-mph mark with a version of the Chiron and at least three carmakers, including Koenigsegg, Hennessey, and SSC, are planning to do record runs soon. Now an achievable goal, 300 mph was the stuff of dreams in the 1980s, when automakers were still racing to hit 200 mph. I’m obviously talking about road-legal production cars, because the land speed record had already exceeded 200 mph in 1927. The Ferrari F40 and Jaguar XJ220 were among the first production cars to hit 200 mph and Top Gear brought them together to find out "which is the ultimate 200-mph pioneer."
Now You Can See What The Bugatti Centodieci Looks Like Under The Pretty Body Work
Only ten Centodiecis are going to be assembled and each of them is paying a tribute to Romano Artioli and Giampaolo Benedini, the two minds behind the mind-boggling Bugatti EB110.
Even if Bugatti had the right platform for the Centodieci thanks to the Chiron’s underpinnings, developing a limited run hypercar that had to trigger sweet memories of the EB110 was no easy task.
2021 Zagato Isorivolta GTZ
Until not too long ago, coachbuilding was thought to be a lost art. Thanks to names like Zagato, it made a comeback and now, once again, we can feast our eyes on bespoke elegant creations sculpted by the art of coachbuilding. The coachbuilder Zagato has formed bonds with many companies, one of which Iso Rivolta. In honor of this, the Italian design studio has decided to commemorate the brand by resurrecting one of its most iconic models – the 1963 A3/C. The virtual concept called Iso Rivolta Vision Gran Turismo was immortalized in the Gran Turismo video game, but how much of it has transitioned into the production car?
The Elation Freedom Is Actually Going to Happen!
Experience the Pininfarina Battista At Nardo Via Unique Camera Angles
Unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and originally scheduled to go into production in 2020, the Pininfarina Battista has yet to hit public roads, but the all-electric supercar is ready to meet its first customers. Pininfarina latest testing session took place on Italy’s Nardo track, where former F1 and Formula E racer Nick Heidfeld put the Battista through its paces over a few fast laps.
Bugatti and the Bolide - Stepping Outside the Box
With the Bolide, Bugatti virtually took the W-16, 8-liter engine and developed an ultra-light body around it. And while modern Bugattis and the term ‘ultra-light’ do not go hand in hand, the Bolide fits the description, as it tips the scales at just 1,240 kilos (2,734 pounds).
Sure, it is so easy to take things for granted these days, and simply expect such contraptions to simply happen from a brand like Bugatti. However, the truth is that, in developing the Bolide, Bugatti had to give its absolute best.
Mercedes Says the AMG Project One Has No Rivals
The Mercedes-AMG Project One has been in the works for the better part of three years, and now that the final production model is close to completion — customer deliveries are expected to start later this year — Mercedes-AMG is just as quick to remind everyone that the Project One, or just ONE, as it will eventually be called, is a car without a rival.
To hammer that point home, the automaker released a 43-second clip showing the ONE in its now-familiar red and silver livery terrorizing a race track as many expect it could.