Since the Mille Miglia was one of the best sports car races in the world, its modern tribute should be equally as impressive. The XXVII edition was held last weekend and it certainly carried on the event in a traditional style. However, the drivers were not out-and-out racing. Instead they were given access to rally …

At last weekend’s DTM season opener at Hockenheimring, ‘Mr Le Mans’ won for Audi infront of 91,000 fans. He was driving the updated 2009 A4 and snatched the lead from Mattias Ekstrom on the last lap. Audi had more reason to celebrate. They filled the podium, leaving the best placed Mercedes-Benz to fifth overall, some …

Earlier this morning, RM Auctions fetched $12.2 million USD for this Ferrari Testa Rossa at their Leggenda e Passione event. It breaks the world record price for a motorcar at auction which was set at the same event last year for a California Spyder . This remarkable value was nearly eclipsed by a Ferrari 350 …

Typically the top blue-chip cars have been reserved for private sales, but this week might be the turning point. In the next few days we will see undoubtedly the world’s best supercars offered in a public setting. First and foremost is CSX2601, a car described by Pete Brock as the best Cobra Daytona of them …

Out of the Ardenne mountains near the Belgium/German border, SPA Francorchamps held its historic 1000 kms today. Predictably, Peugeot was at the front for both the the start and finish of the race. Not only were they winning, but also preparing and practicing for Le Mans since the usual Test Day was canceled this year. …

Today’s top story comes from Lingenfelter who have announced a new range of upgrades for the Camaro SS. The top model comes with twin turbochagers and and a built-up LS7 V8 from the Corvette Z06. Hopefully at least one brave customer will take the plunge and order one. The last remaining series to start in …

Known as the Supercar Showdown, Silverstone opened the sports car season this weekend with the first rounds of GT1, GT2, GT3 and GT4 championships. Like every year, it was full of racing debuts and new liveries. The historic Tourist Trophy was reserved for the GT1 class which was won by Wendlinger and Sharp in the …

GTA motors is set to become one of the few manufacturers to produce a sports car in Spain. Their aggressive Spano supercar uses a 850 bhp V10 and GTA claims it will reach 100 kph in only 2.9 seconds. Styling elements incorporate a round C-pillar with a completely glass roof. Today GM has also reused …

As the premier European concours, Villa d’Este is a major event on the automotive calendar. Every year the very best cars are selected along with a few eclectic designs that make the concours memorable. This year there was plenty to celebrate. It was the event’s 80th edition and both Bugatti as well as Morgan had …

With the opening of the Villa d’Este Concours in Como, Italy, we have plenty of new supercars to talk about including the complete running version of Bertone’s Mantide. It was unveiled a day before the show at Fiat’s Balloco proving grounds before arriving at Como. Bugatti decided to celebrate their 100 year anniversary with four …

A new series to Supercars.net, the International GT Open is hosted by Spanish GT Sport and has a racing calender that extends throughout Europe. Dedicated to GT2 and GT3-spec supercars, these races have a great field of teams including some from FIAGT and ACO. The 2009 season began at Imola last weekend and we were …

Supercars at theShanghai Motor Show With the Shanghai Motor Show now open we have plenty of new cars to talk about. None is more striking than Stile Bertone’s Mantide released this morning. It’s based off a Corvette ZR1 chassis and is one of the most spectacular designs released this year.Geely is also at the show …

Top Marques Monaco is our type of show. Dedicated to custom coachwork and the highest levels of engineering, many incredible supercars are currently on display at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. All the best tuners are present. Gemballa brought out four cars, including Mirage #16 and a new Cayenne-based SUV called the Tornado. Mansory has …

With the test and media days now complete, it is apparent this year’s FIAGT season will look much different than 2008’s. Many new cars are out in force including teams backed directly by Nissan and Audi. Our newest gallery features all these cars from GT1 down to GT4 around the colorful Paul Ricard High Tech …

2009 New York Auto Show Today the New York Auto Show opens its doors, revealing multiple debuts and interesting supercars. The first of our world debuts is this NISMO-tuned 370Z which was previewed the night before in Rockfeller Center. With an official absence of Ferrari, Lamboghini and Rolls-Royce, there is less to see in 2009, …

Today AMG officially announced that their E-Class sedan would be launched at the New York Auto Show. The new car uses a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and has the same updated E-Class styling first released at the Detroit Auto Show. As an alternative, both Brabus and Kicherer can upgrade the E500 to a similar level of …

Porsche 917 Turns 40 Porsche launched the 917 40 years ago and it’s still their most important racecar to date. This dangerous, yet successful machine gave Porsche victory at Le Mans and all the other international races of its time. Porsche started their long 917 race program in 1969 with a series of 25 identical cars …

In 2009 the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance brought out the world’s best cars. Our feature Faget Varnet Delahaye is one such example that we’ve been following since its debut at Pebble Beach. Although it didn’t win the show, it was our pick for next runner up. Best of Show went to the famed Voisin Mylord, …

Only 22 seconds ahead of Peugeot, the Audi R15 TDI defeated its competition in its debut race. Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish achieved a historic victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring with the new diesel-powered sports car. The Audi drivers completed 383 laps beating the previous distance record by an impressive 13 …

2009 Amelia Island Concours The coveted Best of Show award was given to a fantastic Voisin C20 Mylord at last weekend’s Amelia Island Concours. Not even one day past its restoration completion, this Voisin was among ten or so equally spectacular cars which could have taken the same honors. All these supercars can be found …

As international endurance racing begins its 2009 season, all the major prototype manufacturers have revealed their plans. The most recent of these is Aston Martin who have developed their LMP1 together with Lola. In splendid orange and blue livery, two Gulf cars will run the LMS series and contest Le Mans. Audi’s new R15 TDI …

While we anxiously await the Amelia Island Concours next week, it would be appropriate to feature its star car, the Phantom Corsair. Highlighting an upcoming class dedicated to Bohman & Schwartz at Amelia, we finally give this car the attention it deserves. Created in 1938, this dream car was funded from the Heinz fortune as …

The 2009 FIA GT Championships don’t begin until Silverstone in May, but this doesn’t mean the teams are docile. Instead they are hard at work to prepare their cars for the upcoming challenge. Some have taken to bold steps to try new cars included the one you see here. Swiss team Kessel Racing have been …

Today the Geneva Motor Show opened, offering spectators one of the best displays in recent years. All the supercar manufacturers launched new cars including Bugatti, Ferrari, Pagani, Lamborghini, Koenigsegg and Apollo. Our photographer Dirk de Jager visited Geneva to capture a first glimpse of the Zagato-bodied Perana. We have assembled a gallery of his work …

Just before Geneva opens its doors we have three of the most exciting releases to cover. First and foremost is the return of Lamborghini’s SV model with this spectacular Murcielago LP670-4 SuperVeloce. Having 670 bhp and a weight reduction of 220 lbs (100 kg), this might be the fastest Lambo yet. AMG have used Geneva …

With the Geneva Motor Show just one week away, now is a good time to present our third preview. It starts with this feature car from the IDEA Institute in Turino, Italy. Their ERA concept celebrates 30 years of automotive design and is an update of the version released just last year. Alongside the V12 …

Today, Deisgn Zagato announced a new relationship with Perana, a South African performance vehicle manufacturer. This collaboration will result in the Z-One (Zee-One), a sexy two seater that will be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The new Perana mimicks other Zagato designs such as the Maserati GS Zagato Coupe and Diatto Ottovu but …

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Every supercar enthusiast is supposed to own a V12-powered ride at least once in their lifetime and Aston Martin have just provided another reason to do so. That is, the new V12 Vantage which is set to debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Shoehorning the V12 into a V8 Vantage …

Audi has now revealed the first image of their R15 prototype that will debut next month at the Sebring 12 Hour race. After skipping the Sebring test days in favor of private testing, the car was caught finally caught last weekend. This new P1 prototype is drastically different looking from the outgoing R10 model. The …

This morning GM launched the Stingray Concept at the Chicago Auto Show. It was developed to play the role of Sideswipe in the upcoming Transformers movie, Revenge of the Fallen. Beyond a famous role, this Vette is the next step in Sting Ray evolution. It introduces just as many drastic styling changes as the Mako …