“Lively Young Horse” Joins Porsche’s Line-Up The Mission E’s newly adopted name – “Taycan” (pronounced: tie-con) – translated from German roughly means “lively young horse”, and is a tribute to Porsche’s historic crest. The new all-electric stable mate will be in production next year and is expected to go on sale in late 2019. The …

Yes, It’s For Sale…. However, the allocation for MY2018 units was already spoken for before this calendar year – all 6 of them, each costing $1.18 million USD. Even Porsche’s head of Motorsport, Dr. Frank Walliser, has been surprised by the level of public consumer demand for the car – so much so that in …

“An Extraordinary, Unfiltered Driving Experience” The aforementioned is Alfa Romeo’s catchline for the 4C; it’s definitely accurate in hindsight, but could be misleading beforehand. To truly get it, you would have to drive the car first. The Alfa Romeo 4C is arguably the marque’s most important car in decades and is a notable amalgamation of …

Words and photos by Michael Rockich. The Challenge On May 4-6 the third of seven Ferrari Challenge races took place at the recently renamed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca situated near Monterey, California. Beginning in January and ending in November, this series consists of five races taking place in the USA, one in Canada, with the …

Words: Cameron Martel | Photos: Marco Costa On June 7 and June 8, the world-renown London Concours took place on what could not have been a better day. The weather was fantastic, the crowd was excited, and the feeling electric. After all, the London Concours is one of the most popular car shows on the planet. Cars are …

German automobile brand, Porsche recently celebrated its 70th anniversary in the industry, and the ‘70 years of sports car’ ceremony took place mid-June.  For the occasion, Porsche also announced a new concept car called the 911 Speedster Concept.  Fans of the automotive giant were revved up at the news, and before they could catch their …

Awesome news from Motoring Research, where it has been announced that the new Toyota Supra will be in production for 2019. That’s great news for hardcore enthusiasts, who will be given an opportunity to own a legendary Toyota nameplate. The Supra will be priced higher than the entry-level GT86 but no specs or pricing has …

To Celebrate Porsche’s 70 Year Anniversary We Give You the 70 Best Porsche Cars Ever Made Greatest Porsche List Clearly we have been a bit of a “best of Porsche” run lately. With Porsche celebrating 70 years in 2018 we felt it was a good time to dive deep into Porsche history and pick our …

When Ferrari makes a track special of its mid-engined V8 supercar, it doesn’t tend to get it wrong. And so to the Ferrari 488 Pista, a car that, Ferrari says, has more motorsport in it than any of its other road cars. Subscribe now: http://smarturl.it/autocar It has the engine and aerodynamics from the Ferrari 488 …

The madmen behind the Gumpert, Apollo Automobil, will get some assistance from a DTM legend. Top Gear reports that Apollo partnered with HWA AG, the same firm who helped Mercedes-Benz perfect the CLK-GTR, The scope of this [HWA] partnership will focus on development areas such as safety, reliability, powertrain calibration, and thermal dynamics, including computational fluid …

Over the weekend, Porsche all around the world celebrated their 70th anniversary, when Ferdinand Porsche produced the 1948 Porsche 356. To honor this milestone, Porsche debuted a new concept car called the 911 Speedster Concept.  Essentially an open-top 911 GT3, it has a very spartan interior with carbon fiber seats, no creature comfort, and many …

Very few things in this world are as fast, or a beautiful as a finely tuned supercar. While you might not be in a position to buy one right now, and your need for speed is being quenched going to shows, browsing cool new car pics and racing your mates on the weekend on your …

They probably didn’t use Craigslist for this one, but a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO was sold privately for $70 million USD. Sky News reported that one of the only 36 250 GTO’s in existence was rumored to have been sold to a classic Ferrari collector, David MacNeil. The founder of WeatherTech, those great custom-made floor …

So just when we thought we’d have a competitor to the Tesla Model S, we get terrible news. Auto News reports that Lamborghini has no plans to go full electric because battery technology today can’t provide the power that Lamborghini customers expect. Maurizio Reggiani, Director Research and Development, says, “Our target is to deliver a super …

2018 McLaren 720S – The Best of Britain Blurred Lines While romping around in the new McLaren 720S, things around you quickly become a blur as you accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Pavement markings aren’t the only lines being blurred though – thanks to the 720S, so too is the line between supercars …

A bold move that is against today’s landscape is the announcement of McLaren focusing solely on supercars with no future SUV release. Unlike the competition that has ‘sporty’ SUV’s to help fund their R&D, McLaren is having none of it. AutoNews reports that McLaren will not be following Porsche, Bentley, Tesla, Jaguar, or Rolls Royce(!) …

The Ultimate Guide to the 2018 Aston Martin V8 Vantage: Review, Price, Specs, Videos, Images, Performance & More Contents Review   Introduction   Design, Styling & Interior   Performance   Ride & Handling   Prices & Specs Gallery & Videos Original Press Release Final Verdict Introduction One of the most anticipated sports cars of 2017 …

Three generations later, the Audi S3 is still going strong, capturing the hearts of young professionals everywhere. Evolving to be better, the S3 still has performance in mind while living to expectations that Audi is known for. The S3 is only offered in a sedan and while it looks very sleek, it does have issues. …

Alfa Romeo, the petrolhead’s favorite marque,  is now back as the lovable Italian uncle of the American car family. From 66,000 vehicles in 2014 to 170,000 forecasted by end of 2018, the brand can really do no harm with their heavy-hitting lineup. National Post reports that they’re planning to boost the brand by rolling out seven …

Comprehensive Guide To The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 911 GT2 RS Introduction Performance & Specifications Gallery & Videos Original Press Release Final Verdict Introduction An introduction to a car that really needs no introduction. Cliché perhaps, but what needs to be said about the fastest production car to lap the Nürburgring Nordschleife? Quite …

The First Ever Rear-wheel Drive Audi Yes, you read that right. It is widely known that Audi is recognized as a manufacturer that specializes in the production of all-wheel drive vehicles. Dubbed ‘Quattro’, it’s their schtick and they’re very good at it. However, something that is less common knowledge and more difficult to imagine is …

Like a bespoke suit, tailored to your wants and desires, it fits you and only you. The buttons, the fabric, the cut… It was truly your pick. The cool part is you can do it with cars as well! The Ferrari One-Off program gives any oligarch the ability to built their own Ferrari that is …

Within the past decade or so, Formula One evolved in car design through aerodynamics and engine packaging. Gone are the days of the mighty V12 of the 1990’s and here is the world of turbochargers and energy recovery. Many have argued that current engine regulations have taken the fun out of the sport and limited …

2018 Ferrari Portofino – The Affordable, Everyday Supercar More Than Just An “Entry-Level” Ferrari? The new Ferrari Portofino is the de facto successor of the best-selling Ferrari in history – the Ferrari California T. Following in the steps of its predecessor, the Portofino is a grand touring, 2+2, hardtop convertible with its engine located in …

The 710HP V8 Prancing Horse From Maranello Ferrari first unveiled its new track-focused 488 variant at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2018. Given the moniker “Pista” – which translated from Italian, means “track” – the latest iteration of Ferrari’s mid-engined V8 is faster than ever before and pays homage to the manufacturer’s remarkable motorsports …

The old adage goes the customer is always right. In the case of the Aston Martin Vantage V600, we think they got it very right indeed. Aston Martin recently released the new Vantage, a lithe, neon green sports car that looks like something out of a sci-fi comic book. Despite the futuristic impression it gives …

Some people play Badminton in their leisure time. Some play ping pong, and some play chess. The Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster is for those who like to jet ski. Bear with me on that analogy – with the GT S Roadster that Mercedes-AMG has just announced, you get all of the kicks of the AMG …

This week, a road legal 911 GT3 RS set a lap time of 6:56.4 minutes with the 520-hp race-bread Porsche at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit. This makes the GT3 RS the third quickest road car to ever lap the Nordschleife, right behind the Lamborghini Huracan Performante and the 911 GT2 RS. Although the GT3 RS may …

Definitive List of the Best Racing Cars Porsche Has Ever Raced Porsche Race Cars Porsche 917 Porsche 550 Spyder Porsche 718 Porsche 904 Porsche 935/77 Porsche 935/78 ‘Moby Dick’ Porsche 911 RSR 2.14 Turbo Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 Porsche 919 Hybrid Porsche 911 GT1 98 Porsche 936 Spyder Porsche 956 C Porsche 908 …

Porsche has made a lot of cracking 911s over 50+ years. We Pick the Best Production, Limited Edition & Race 911s of All Time. Greatest 911s 1963 Porsche 901 1967 Porsche 911 S 1967 Porsche 911 R 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 1974 Porsche 911 3.0 RSR 1975 …