Goodwood Festival of Speed Preview Now that the UK doesn’t have a major indoor show, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is left to fill the void. This year they are promising a ‘Moving Motor Show’ with a manufacturer day on Thursday. Included will be world debuts of the McLaren MP4-12C, the facelifted 2010 DB9 and …

Maserati GranTurismo Trofeo We first heard about the Maserati Trofeo and wondered if there would be enough interest for another one-make series. Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini ran dedicated events in 2009, so there was already little room for another series. Thankfully, this last weekend at Zolder showed that Maserati definitely has enough dedicated clients to …

Greenwich Concours Roundup Today we take a look at the one-of Lincoln which recently won Best of Show at the Greenwich Concours. This particular example has been enthusiastically shown at all the major shows in the last year and is our first real Lincoln feature. For good reason too, since this car has a unique …

Top Auction Lots for Monterey Five different auctions in Monterey contribute to a weekend that’s one of the best in the world. Mecum, a powerhouse in American muscle, is the newest addition to this madness and have a potent L88 Corvette for their upcoming annual event. It’s one of only 20 roadsters delivered with the …

Audi Dominant with 1-2-3 @ Le Mans 2010 This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans proved the fastest car doesn’t always win. Peugeot learnt this the hard way when all of their leading 908s retired, leaving Mike Rockenfeller, Timo Barnhard and Romain Dumas of Audi Sport North America the overall victory. In doing so they …

More Awesome Cars from Greenwich Concours With a heavyweight weekend ahead, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, we have to finish our business from Greenwich. In conjunction with the show, Bonhams staged their annual auction including around 80 cars. The highlights can be found in our gallery of the event. Top sale went to …

2010 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance After a couple days work, we can now present the 2010 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance. Like previous years, it was a full weekend that reserved one day each for American and European cars. Our gallery is fairly large this time around, so the keyboard arrow keys might come in handy. On Saturday …

James Bond’s Own At their upcoming London sale, RM Auctions will offer James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 used in the 1964 movie Goldfinger. This is one of two cars used in the production and it will be offered in largely original condition. Expected to sell north of five million USD, this could become the most …

This week we feature the ultimate Porsche road car. Not only is this a one-of, but it later became the driving force behind cars like the Carrera GT, Gemballa Mirage and 9ff GT9. Very little has been posted online about this model so it remains mysterious even after pouring over all the available information. Most …

Today Supercars.net presents a number of intriguing Aston Martins starting with a DB2 Prototype from the recent Villa d’Este Concours. This car was frequently used by David Brown and has many unique features such as 18 inch wheels. It is also one of four prototypes that eventually led to Aston Martin’s first successful production car. …

Top Dollar Pontiacs from Mecum Auction Today Dana Mecum sold some of the most desirable Pontiacs money can buy at his Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis. Take for example the Pontiac Tempest Super Duty that traded hands for $455,000 USD. Three Pontiacs from Dana Mecum’s personal collection were on offer and they were all …

Lamborghini Miura SV However you want to describe it, the Miura SV is adored by the majority of car fanatics. Recently, we’ve found out that Artcurial will offer one of the world’s most original SVs at their Le Mans Classic auction. We can’t think of a better reason to review the ”first supercar”. The last …

After 24 grueling hours around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, BMW Motorsport have won the famous race outright with an M3 GT2. Drivers Jörg Müller, Augusto Farfus, Uwe Alzen and Pedro Lamy managed to hold off a very quick Farnbacher Ferrari F430 GTC as well as seven Audi R8s with factory backing. They completed 154 laps of the …

On the eve of the 2010 Monaco F1, we present the biennial Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. Supercars.net usually doesn’t cover F1 but this event attracts some of the best entrants and cars. The circuit hasn’t changed since 1929 and the historic cars get to race it two weeks before the modern F1 takes place. …

2010 Mille Miglia With massive support from spectators, manufacturers and collectors, the Mille Miglia historic rally is essential. Passing through the picturesque countryside and old Italian cities, the modern Mille Miglia captures the essence of its former glory. Even with modern technology, just finishing the 1500 km journey in a classic car is victory enough. …

  Today, the first real fight between Audi and Peugeot in 2010 concluded at SPA. Both had a full contingent of factory LMP1 racecars and Peugeot took top honors after 6 hours and 139 laps . The race was not without indecent as Audi lost their number 8 car to the tirewall and a power …

This past weekend, the British had to choose between the FIA GT races at Silverstone and the Gumball 3000 in downtown London. Naturally, we picked the real racing which brought out an excellent field of supercars in three classes. The entirety of the weekend’s races can be streamed on the official websites, but for a …

Frankly, we didn’t know the Lancia Florida existed until it was brought to our attention at the recent Villa d’Este Concours. And that’s the charm of the event. It brings out cars which surprise or at least haven’t been out in a long time. This is reason enough to have a second look at some …

Last weekend’s Villa d’Este had the challenge of bringing together the best 50 cars to represent a century of automotive design. Most of these came from the classic era, but a section was reserved for modern prototypes. Whatever the organizers brought out, they couldn’t lose with the historic backdrop of Villa d’Este’s Grand Hotel and …

With today’s opening of the Beijing International Automotive Exposition we have a bunch of new luxury-driven supercars . The first of these is an immaculately detailed Mercedes-Benz Concept Shooting Break. It continues a tradition of shooting brakes we have been assembling on Supercars.net for sometime. BMW are also jumping on the luxury coupe bandwagon with …

Last weekend Top Marques Monaco had a great collection of supercars under one roof. Furthermore, they also encouraged many of the show cars to be displayed on Place du Casino which created quite a buzz for the entire weekend. Today we have a highlight gallery from everything on the street and in the Grimaldi forum …

Last weekend Stephane Ratel launched his new GT1 World Championship with great success in Abu Dhabi. Held at the brilliant Yas Marina circuit, 24 supercars were racing at night including some old favorites like the Corvette C6R, Maserati MC12 and Aston Martin DBR9. New to the series was Reiter’s Murcielago LP670 R-SV which had a …

Today we have an impressive list of new supercars that begins with the Reiter Gallardo Super Trofeo Strada. Since Reiter prepares almost all of Lamborghni’s race cars, they are probably the best choice for upgrading the Gallardo. In the Strada’s case, they fit the potent Super Trofeo body kit and also have optional upgrades for …

Only rivaled by Retromobile, Techno Classica is one of the dominant classic car shows in Europe. Last weekend the 22nd annual running of the show brought out some excellent cars and they are now included in our feature gallery by Dirk de Jager. One of the stars of Techno Classica was a post-war Auto Union …

At the LMS season opener in Castellet, Audi debuted the R15 plus with resounding success. They campaigned a single car for Allan McNish and Rinaldo Capello which dominated the race by over five laps at the finish. Primary competition was expected to come from the privately entered ORECA Peugeot 908. This local team was racing …

Today Ferrari officially announced the 599 GTO for the upcoming Bejing Auto Show and it’s everything we imagined it would be. Lower, lighter and more powerful, the GTO benefits from a series of upgrades that transform it into a better car in every area of performance. This is the kind of package Ferrari should have …

The success of Concours d’Elegance and events like Pebble Beach has encouraged more shows to join the scene. The most immediate of these is the Greystone Mansion Concours which will be held for the first time this weekend in Beverly Hills. Gooding & Company tells us that their Talbot Darracq T23 will be a star …

Over the weekend RM held their second consecutive auction in the sunshine state of Florida. Close to 475 cars were offered which was much more than their typical weekend. To present this sale, we have currently assembled a gallery of highlights by Alex Marks. One of our favorites from the sale was a 1964 Corvette …

Including the Geneva Motor Show, March was an impressive month for supercar launches. Today we catch up with Hennessey’s Venom GT which was announced this morning. The car is scheduled for production and will now use the LS9 V8 in a modified Lotus platform. Price is expected to be around $600,000 USD. Many new racing …

RM’s Amelia Island Auction The official auction that runs in conjunction with the Amelia Island Concours is staged by RM. This year they offered 112 cars before Sunday’s main show, selling 88% of them to a total sum of $19 million. Two Ferraris really stood out to us. The first was a golden 275 GTB/4 …