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This Reimagined 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Is a Family Heirloom With An Awesome History

This Reimagined 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Is a Family Heirloom With An Awesome History

Having classic Corvette nostalgia? This 1968 Chevrolet Corvette S/C lightweight is a one-off, home-built special with an amazing story behind it

The Chevrolet Corvette has established itself as the definitive American sports car. Eight generations later, the car’s legacy is running strong and we have been lucky enough to have gotten many cool versions of the “Vette”. But some people have their own version of the perfect Corvette and Richard Smith, who was a GM technician, went to great lengths to build his vision of the perfect 1968 Chevrolet Corvette. This is the story of a 1968 Corvette named “the Beast”.

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2021 Manhart MH8 700 Cabriolet

2021 Manhart MH8 700 Cabriolet

710 horsepower and an aggressive look is what the M850i needed to make you forget about the M8

With 617 horsepower under the hood the M8 Convertible is a car many BMW fans dream about. However, the M8 Convertible is also an expensive car: prices start from $142,500 for the base version and from $155,500 for the competition one.

There is also the option to go with the M850i Convertible and pay $109,400. For the extra money, you can go to Manhart and ask for an upgrade. Its latest MH8 700 does just that: takes the M850i and transforms it into a mean looking car, with a lot more power than the M8.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

The Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition is a tribute to a 1985 LeMans winner

The Porsche 911, in all its versions, is one of the most definitive sports cars of all time. With this in mind, Porsche’s “Sonderwunsch” (special request) program occasionally spawns some truly epic versions, based on the rear-engine sports car. Such is the case with this Porsche 992 GT3 “956 Edition”.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz SL

2023 Mercedes-Benz SL

The Mercedes SL takes everything that’s great about an AMG roadster and amplifies it to a place that’s beyond your wildest expectations

The new Mercedes SL is an AMG special that comes to bring new life to the SL name with impressive performance, stylish looks, and a very cool soft top that’s not only fast but sheds some major weight. Thanks to its unique design, it’s even the first SL since the 1980s to feature those barely usable jump seats in the rear. That’s right, the new Mercedes SL is actually a 2+2 roadster. So, with all of this said, we have some questions to answer. Is the new Mercedes SL doing justice to the AMG lineup? Is the new Mercedes SL really designed for everyday use? Will it be worth the high price tag?

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2021 Ferrari F8 Spider N-Largo by Novitec

2021 Ferrari F8 Spider N-Largo by Novitec

Making the F8 Spider better by 98 horsepower and five inches

Back in September 2021, Novitec announced its first tuning kit for the Ferrari F8 Spider. Now, after more than a month, the famous tuner finally announced the N-Largo package for the Italian roadster. Of course, the F8 Spider N-Largo looks very similar to the F8 N-Largo - the kit based on the Ferrari F8 Tributo. Just like the kit offered for the coupe version, the F8 Spider N-Largo will be limited to only 15 units.

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1966 Chevrolet Corvette King Rat

1966 Chevrolet Corvette King Rat

1966 Corvette King Rat: The ultimate obscure Corvette you definitely forgot about

Cars can be classified into a few different categories with regards to how known their existence is. You have the well-known, the rare, the obscure, and the mysterious. And while the Chevrolet Corvette is certainly a well-known name, even amongst non-car people, the Corvette King Rat by Keith Bell is certainly a mystery. Nevertheless, we managed to uncover some details about it.

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2023 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06

2023 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06

Proving that you don’t need to go six figures deep to have supercar performance on or off the track

Chevy shocked the world when the eighth-generation (C8) Corvette switched to a mid-engine layout. It naturally came with some criticism, but for the most part it was well received. Fast forward a couple of years, and Chevy stayed true to tradition by releasing an all-new C8 Corvette Z06, but how much does the new Z06 really stick to tradition? Well, it doesn’t feature forced induction, but it is supercar fast and it comes as a strong proposition to cars like the Ferrari F8 that cost more than double, and it kind of sticks it to Ford and its overpriced, heritage-proud GT. Here’s everything you need to know about the brand new 2023 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06.

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2022 Volkswagen Golf R Mk8

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Mk8

The Mk.8 Golf R is the hottest Golf to ever exist

After pulling the plug on the regular Golf, Volkswagen retained the GTI and R with the new generation in the U.S. A more powerful 315 horsepower pumping 2.0-liter engine is powering the Golf R and with that comes AWD as standard. The interior gets more sophisticated as it gets a bigger infotainment display and a fully digital instrument console along with ambient lighting and other goodies. Is the new 2022 Golf R the ultimate hot hatch in the segment?

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2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

An all-black look is what the LC needed to look amazing!

Lexus is not at its first "Inspiration" special edition. In fact, it first launched a concept car called LC500 Inspiration Concept back in 2018, and the production version arrived just one year later.

Now, its’ time for a new "Inspiration" model, but this time is the "Black Inspiration." It will be offered for both the full hybrid electric LC 500h and the V8-powered LC 500 and will go on sale in the UK on November 1st.

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2021 Volkswagen Golf R Variant By PS-Sattlerei

2021 Volkswagen Golf R Variant By PS-Sattlerei

Alcantara, carbon fiber and 560 horsepower transform the Golf R Variant into a real beast!

In Europe, the Volkswagen Golf is a very popular car: you can spot one at literally every corner! Well, at least the standard version, as when it comes to the GTI or the R versions things are a little bit different. Of course, that’s because there are not as many in production as the standard version.

This doesn’t mean though that the Golf R doesn’t enjoy a lot of attention, especially from tuners! Just recently, ABT Sportsline came with a pretty cool update kit for the Golf R hatch, and today is time to talk about an upgrade for the Golf R Variant.

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2021 Audi R8 V-10 Performance RWD

2021 Audi R8 V-10 Performance RWD

Audi has replaced the R8 RWD with a ‘Performance RWD’ model that takes place of the erstwhile entry-level Quattro V-10 model

Audi has made some changes to the R8’s lineup. For starters, the entry-level all-wheel-drive ‘Quattro’ model has been sent into oblivion, which the R8 RWD is replaced with the R8 V-10 Performance RWD. It makes roughly 30 horses more than the standard RWD model that it replaces, and the new power output is the same as the outgoing entry-level Quattro model. Can it help pump up the sales?

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2021 The Porsche 911 Cabriolet-based Techart GTstreet R Cabriolet Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous!

2021 The Porsche 911 Cabriolet-based Techart GTstreet R Cabriolet Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous!

The kit offers a ton of carbon fiber exterior components and performance upgrades for the 911 Turbo- and Turbo S Cabriolet

Techart’s package for the 992 Porsche 911 Turbo S was one of the best ones we’ve seen for the car so far. It was a perfect mix of aesthetic and performance upgrades. Now, the tuner has come up with a kit for the 911 Turbo Cabriolet. The GTstreet R Cabriolet follows the same philosophy as the package for the standard turbo – make it even more aesthetically pleasing and pump up the power to make you go ‘Wow!’.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche is hard at work on the more track-focused Porsche 911 GT3 RS (992)

With the “regular” 911 (992) GT3 out and official, all eyes are now headed towards the GT3 RS. As expected, the more hardcore version of the already hardcore GT3 will feature more of everything - except for the weight, of which it will have less. The most important thing is that the latest most track-focused normally-aspirated 911 is underway, and here’s what we can expect.

Updated 09/24/2021: The upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS was caught testing again, this time on the roads around the Nürburgring as well as on the track. Check out the story for new details on the future sports car!

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2022 Caterham Seven 170

2022 Caterham Seven 170

Somehow, the Caterham Seven 170 is lighter than ever and boasts a very impr

When Caterham launched the Seven 160 back in 2013 everyone was impressed by its weight: 490 kilos (or about 1,080 pounds). Even if it only delivered 80 horsepower, its power-to-weight ratio was set at 163 bhp per ton. When you think that back in 2013 cars like Hennessey Venom GT had a power-to-weight ratio of about 1230 bhp-per-tone, the 160 may not look that impressive. But, for a tiny car, it was more than enough.

Now Caterham came with an even lighter successor for the 160. The new Seven 170 weighs only 440 kilos (970 pounds) and has a power-to-weight ratio in excess of 170 bhp-per-ton!

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2022 Mercedes AMG SL63

2022 Mercedes AMG SL63

The next AMG SL63 strips almost all of its Camouflage, right before the official Debut

The next-generation Mercedes AMG SL63 has repeatedly been spotted out testing. The car is slowly being unveiled, as it features less camouflage every time. In fact, the new AMG SL63 is showing us almost all o its design features. Compared to models like the SLS AMG and its successor, the AMG GT, it was always a bit on the softer side in terms of the overall driving characteristics. However, things are about to change with this new generation, as it is the first SL, developed by AMG. What will this mean for the SL’s current target group?

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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The new Mk.8 Volkswagen Golf GTI is better than ever

Volkswagen unveiled the eighth-generation Golf GTI and Golf R, at the 2021 Chicago Auto Show. The new GTI packs a lot of features and, in our words, a new era of hot hatches has arrived. The Golf GTI competes with a few popular options in the segment, like Honda Civic Type R and Hyundai Veloster N.

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2022 Ferrari California Spyder Revival By GTO Engineering

2022 Ferrari California Spyder Revival By GTO Engineering

Since not all of us are lucky enough to have $17 million the bank, GTO Engineering has a cheaper solution

Ferrari unveiled the 250 California Spyder SWB at the 1960 Geneva Motor Show, and it soon became an iconic supercar. With only 106 units built, you can imagine auction prices in our day are sky high.

For example the most expensive one was auctioned in 2016 for a little over $17 million, the next one was auctioned in 2015 for almost $16 million. You get the picture: it is a very rare, very expensive classic car.

So, how can you afford one? Well, you don’t! Or maybe you do... if you have between £750,000 - £850,000 ($1-$1.2 million) in your bank account. If you do, head over to GTO Engineering and they will build a California Spyder for you.

If the name sounds familiar is because recently they unveiled the Squalo V-12, but they are also famous for cars like 250 GT SWB Revival or the 250 Testa Rossa Revival.

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2022 Subaru BRZ

2022 Subaru BRZ

The Subaru BRZ is completely redesigned and features a more powerful engine.

The Subaru BRZ enters its second generation with a total redesign similar to what we have seen with its brother from another mother, the GR 86. They share the same heart and behave almost similarly but to find out which is better, make sure to stick around this in-depth review of the new 2022 Subaru BRZ.

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2021 Ferrari F8 Spider By Novitec

2021 Ferrari F8 Spider By Novitec

Novitec has made the already awesome Ferrari F8 Spider even better!

It is officially two years since Ferrari launched the F8 Spider back in 2019. And, if you ask us, the supercar was pretty close to being perfect, and no changes were really needed. But Novitec always finds something that can be improved. The updates offered for the F8 Spider are kind of similar to what we have already seen on the F8 Tributo unveiled at the beginning of 2021 (not the N-Largo pack though).

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2022 Donkervoort D8 GTO Individual Series

2022 Donkervoort D8 GTO Individual Series

This is the most powerful, fastest, and most customizable D8 GTO that will ever exist

Donkervoort prepares to end its D8 GTO family in style! The Dutch company announced the new D8 GTO Individual Series - a special D8 GTO that is, in fact, a little bit more than just a special edition supercar. In fact, the new Individual Series is about offering customers the possibility to customize the car based on their exact specifications, and only the sky and the law is the limit!

The Individual Series was designed in cooperation with Abt Sportsline and transforms the D8 GT0 into a better looking, more powerful, and faster machine.

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2022 Subaru WRX

2022 Subaru WRX

The fifth-gen WRX is based on a new platform, features a new engine, a new trim, and comes with upgrades inside and out

Subaru finally took the wraps off the all-new, fifth-gen 2022 WRX. The car rides on a new platform, features a new engine, and comes with a whole lot of other upgrades inside out. You even get to choose between a performance-tuned CVT and a manual gearbox. While it doesn’t look too different from its predecessors, the automaker has made quite a few changes to make it more performance-oriented and engaging. The price isn’t revealed, but Subaru mentioned that the new WRX will arrive at the dealerships early next year.

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2023 Nissan Z

2023 Nissan Z

The seventh-gen Nissan Z has a simple name, retro styling, and amazing mid-level performance.

The new Z is more aggressive, more stylish, and will probably lure you with its absolute madness that is a not-so-expensive price tag. Does the new Nissan Z hold up to the name and is it an improvement over teh outgoing 370Z? Keep reading to find out.

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2022 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition

2022 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition

A cool, Electric Surge exterior finish, improved performance, and extreme exclusivity

Lexus firstly introduced the RC F Fuji Edition for the first time in 2021 and now, for the 2022 model year, it is making a comeback. In 2021, Lexus built only 60 units, and production will be even more exclusive for the 2022 model year: only 50 units will be built.

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