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 …

Over the weekend, Techno Classica opened its doors as the the largest indoor show for veteran, vintage and classic cars. Despite the massive size of the Essen halls, every manufacturer and dealer competes for space, resulting in a very cramped, but rewarding ordeal. Most of the cars on display are the best that Germany and …

As the NY Auto Show (NYIAS) is just around the corner we feel obliged to cover the latest developments. While some of the companies have the tenacity to release SUVs or Trucks in the crowdest American metropolis, we gleefully avoid them in the pursuit of performance and art. Every year Ford seem to take the …

Over the weekend, testing days for the LeMans Series (LMS) was ongoing. Around 35 cars were present to prepare for the upcoming season, and of them Peugeot’s new 908 Coupe became a hot topic. Despite the non-competitive racing, laps were still timed and the Peugeot pulled in the best result. This is a good indication …

Now there’s a headline we’ve never seen. Earlier today, Reiter Engineering took the first overall victory for a Lamborghini at the FIA GT Race in Zhuhai, China. This is a milestone in Lamborghini history and obliterates the assertion that Lamborghini lacks successful motor sport credentials. During the race, it seems driver Christophe Bouchut was able …

We have finally completed our Amelia Island work which started last weekend. The breadth of the show was massive and highlights included multiple Pebble Beach winners as well as a focus on competition cars. One which piqued our interest was an Alfa Romeo 2500 SS Corsa. These uniquely-bodied spyders were made in very limited numbers …

Yesterday marked another victory for Audi at the 12 Hours of Sebring in Florida, but the big story went to the GT2 class when Risi Competizione’s Jaime Melo beat Jorg Bergmeister by 0.20 seconds – the closest finish in Sebring History! The two were side-by-side into the final turn and made contact as Melo edged …

The #2 Concours in America ended yesterday and now we can take a quick look at the winners in preparation for our full feature later this week. First up is a glorious Ferrari 375 MM which sports one of the largest fins in Ferrari history. After being shown at Cavallino earlier this year and the …

Just hours ago, Geneva closed its doors and we can now present more work and many of debuts that managed to keep their embargo dates. Our photographer and swiss supercar aficionado, Matteo TT Stucchi, was their to capture the cars in some real light. His dedication to indoor sharpness and composition is no doubt going …

In our last post, which had 22 Geneva supercar unveilings, we asked if that was it. Well just two days later the answer is definitely no. Here we have eight new cars which leaves us wondering, just how many more past the 30 mark are in store? Of the releases, Koenigsegg take the spotlight by …

After Pagani dropped the bomb and officially announced the Zonda R, we thought now would be a good time to recap Geneva. Of these releases, we are most excited about the Zonda, maybe because we don’t have real images yet, maybe because this car looks like it’s headed to LeMans. Time will tell, and next …

At the upcoming Geneva Auto Show, Fiat plan to revive Abarth in a major way. Earlier today, they anounced the Abarth Grande Punto, a preproduction version of the first Abarth in decades. Revealed alongside it, the S2000 is going to compete in World Rally. Let us review our history: One of the very first Abarths …

Last night, images of the next Maserati supercar flourished on the internet. This new Pininfarina-designed coupe, called the GranTurismo, will replace the current Coupe/Spyder line and give Maserati a very exciting range. When looking a the new Maser, we can’t help but recall the old A6GCS Pininfarina Coupe which might still be the best collaboration …

Over the weekend, Retromobile opened its doors to showcase almost everything vintage at the Porte de Versailles in Paris. All the great French marques were present and most of them had at least a couple examples of their best models. While not quite vintage, the supercar quota was filled by a very rare Monte Carlo …

Today, Chrysler released their new Demon Roadster which will be first shown at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The concept places itself somewhere in between a Miata and Viper, minus 300 or so horsepower. It rides on an entirely new platform that uses DCX’s 2.4L World Engine to power the rear wheels. Before the wave …

In the last few days a number of interesting supercars were revealed that warranted another update. First up is the Pontiac G8 straight from the Chigaco Auto Show. Revealed earlier today, the RWD, V8-powered platform found underneath the G8 is sure to help GM recover in the US. The showcar is based on Australia’s Holden …

To celebrate the return of forum user Axel Zahn, we take a look at one his best achievements on Supercars.net. For a few years now, Axel has been compiling a thorough list of Nurburgring lap times. His thread on the matter is the most visited on the site and we hope that more contributions will …

Rivalling the Cavallino Classic is a Palm Beach Supercar Weekend which happens at the same time. It focuses more on driving modern exotics and socializing at nightly VIP soirees. The events culminated this year with a ‘caviar and champagne’ concours that featured almost every supercar. The absolute highlight was two star cars owned by Jim …