Supercars ‘R Us Top story this week goes to Callaway who are going to launch their next supercar at the coveted Pebble Beach Concours. Called the C16 Speedster, it is now the company’s top model and shares some traits from the original 1991 version. We also take a look at Callaway’s first Corvette program, the …

Last week’s Salon Prive supercar show was held for the second time at the Hurlingham Club in London. Almost every modern exotic was shown, including impressive racecars like the 288 GTO Evoluzione, McLaren F1 GTR and 911 GT1. Our photographer Alan Withoft arrived early to the show and was pleasantly surprised by the impressive lineup. …

Ferrari F430 Scuderia For all that have recently purchased their F430 Coupe, a little patience until today’s announcement might have been worth the wait. At the upcoming Frankfurt Autoshow, Ferrari will unveil their F430 Scuderia which is the ‘Challenge Stradale’ or ‘Light Pista’ we’ve all been waiting for. The announcement doesn’t come as a surprise …

Top story over the weekend was Porsche’s official announcement following the GT2’s brochure leak last Friday on Speed6. The new press images and release did little to expand on what was discovered last week, so we now take a look at 9ff’s new 910 bhp tuning program instead. Devoting some time to review a few …

The fifth FIAGT round was staged in Northern Germany at the Oschersleben Motor sports park last weekend. Lamborghini’s results were seemingly good, capturing their third podium finish of the season, but an unhomologated transmission part meant the ALL-INKL team had to forfeit their rare spot. Oschersleben comes to us from Dirk de Jager who spent …

Over the weekend, Lime Rock Park hosted an exciting round of the American LeMans Series (ALMS) called the ‘Northeastern Grand Prix’. Being in the same class as LeMans and the FIAGT, many of the official teams were present including Audi with their R10s. In the end, Porsche took top honors by winning first overall as …

Already anticipating the Monterey Madness, our first preview takes a look at several cars that will make the weekend exciting. We start with Aston Martin which will have four dedicated classes at Pebble Beach. One will be focused on custom coachwork and likely include cars such as this DB4 Jet or the DB2/4 Bertone Spyder, …

Since the last few updates were event driven, we missed many supercars that recently debuted. So today we compile a list of all the new entries in the database. Of these new cars, both the Caterham X330 and Radical SR8LM break the massive 600 BHP per ton benchmark. They do so by being uncompromising to …

Ferrari’s 60th Anniversary For the last few months, Ferrari has rallied national clubs and their dealers to celebrate 60 years of Ferrari. These events culminated last weekend with an epic show that gathered 1000 Ferraris at the Fiorano racetrack. The main feature was a Concours d’Eleganza that may have brought together the best collection of vintage …

Over the weekend, most gearheads and car magazines were focused on the Goodwood Festival of Speed. There was much to excited about: international debuts, a supercar class, forest rally stage and a concours that had five Bugatti Royales. Having all the right cars is how Goodwood excels, but this year relentless rain on Saturday and …

With Goodwood starting tomorrow, now is our last chance to preview the event with some of the feature cars that will be on display. A couple supercars are getting their international debut, the most reported of which is the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR. Although the Goodwood hillclimb isn’t timed, a new Caparo T1 production version dressed …

In a predictable outcome, Audi once again won the most important race in the world. Despite a heavy threat from Peugeot and retirement of a team car, Frank Biela, Emanuele Pirro and Marco Werner drove Audi #1 the furthest, leading to a wet 24 hour finish. Big news came from the GT1 class where Aston …

As promised, we bring you two more shows from last weekend. We begin with SPA Italia which celebrates every Italian make around the oldschool SPA circuit in Belgium. The feature display this year was focused on Maserati and many of the marque’s best models were lapping the track. The most exciting of these was Zagato’s …

Montreal F1 Weekend Supercar Photos When F1 invades, a city can be transformed into a rolling car show. The Montreal Grand Prix is a good example of this and brings in supercars from across Canada and America. The weekend started at Ferrari of Quebec’s evening gala and continued in closed off streets that welcomed cars …

Last weekend, the hedgefund capital of America welcomed 250 classic and exotic cars for their 12th annual Concours d’Elegance which was spread out over two days. The first was devoted to American Cars and offered a good variety of muscle and chrome-laden flair. Highlights included a pair of Packard concepts and the sole Lincoln Indianapolis …

Many people in the community have tried to mark the revival of the custom coachbuilt Ferrari, but what they don’t realize is that it never faded away. Just look at the FX, or any of the wild one-ofs made by Chinetti. Instead, the internet craze makes these unique Ferraris more apparent, relevant and exciting. As …

For the first time ever, we had a team trek to Italy to capture the Historic Mille Miglia which finished on Saturday. They quickly found out that nothing beats Ferraris, and similar Italian cars, celebrating their rich heritage in the same areas as the original event. As in the past, almost all of Italy was …

Hot on the heels of the Gumball 3000, the Bullrun started today in Montreal. The controversy over these rallies has never been more intense after the Gumball was shut down due to disorganisation and a tragic accident. In an attempt to change this reckless image, many of the Bullrun participants exercised good restraint when leaving …

Today we take a break from the rallies and modern world to admire three exceptional designs from the past. The first is arguably the most radical Corvette ever made. Looking like an RC-Car in our oldschool pictures, this Grand Sport II was packed with the best technology available to propel GM and Chaparral to the …

While the supercar ethic generally defies convertibles due to their increased weight and lost rigidity, modern design is shirking the performance gap between coupes and their chopped counterparts. Today, we start with a remarkable 1956 Continental that is a piece of automotive history. This is one of only a few Continental Mark IIs that were …

2007 FIAGT @ Silverstone Described as the UK’s ‘premier sportscar race’, the FIA GT meeting at Silverstone is a huge date on the calendar. Finishing just last Sunday, the weekend staged an opening round of the hotly contested GT3 class which welcomed many debuts like the Jaguar XKR GT3, Mustang FR500 and Ford GT. The …

With all the tuned cars released in the last few weeks, it would seem like a tuning show was just around the corner. Unfortunately, this was just lucky timing. Today, we have 11 new supercars that are easily topped by Hamann’s Murcielago LP640. While performance upgrades are limited to the exhuast, Hamann have attached a …

It’s Gumball season again, and this time the rally has all the world’s best supercars. What we really mean is that two Bugatti Veyrons are filling the gap from last year’s entry list. On hand were a mix of celebrities, including founder Max Cooper who picked a TWR-modified Jaguar XJ220 for his ride. The planned …

2007 Villa d’Este One of the main draws to the Villa d’Este Concours is its dedication to new design. The largest class is reserved for concept cars and it usually displays at least one world premiere. This year, Zagato decided the Concours was the right occasion to debut their interpretation of a modern Maserati. As …

Top Marques Monaco is the second of three large events happening this weekend and probably the most suited for Supercars.net. This show brings together almost every supercar in the market and encourages manufacturers to only bring their flagship models. Thus, almost every car is unique, exclusive and expensive which easily makes up for the small …

We already know that China is the center of manufacturing, but now the second wave is hitting us and the Shanghai Auto Show which opens tomorrow is a huge sign of things to come. What’s on display are numerous concepts that were engineered, styled and manufactured in China. This is the first step in what …

While the Villa d’Este Concours is steeped in tradition, it still embraces modern design concepts and upcoming models like it has from the beginning. Zagato are choosing to champion their latest car at the upcoming Concours which will be their fourth release in a one year span. This time, it’s a new Maserati GranSport with …

The past week has been good to us. We’ve had the NY Auto Show as well as two very exciting cars coming from the tuning side of things. Easily the hottest of them is Ruf’s new CTR3 which was released today at the Bahrain Circuit. Besides the impressive 700 bhp engine, the Cayman chassis is …

During BMW’s Mobile Tradition conference at the Geneva Motor Show, they announced some exciting plans for the upcoming Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. While they were keen to let everyone know that the new Phantom Drophead Coupe would be on display, a much more exciting tidbit of info dropped. At Geneva, Urs Paul Ramseier, the adviser …

Today, the first day of the New York Auto Show finished and it had some pleasant surprises. The first of which was Lamborghini who, for the first time, brought a huge display which centered on an exclusive Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggra. As with the 2006 edition, a Mustang stole the show, this time by reviving the …