Archive for November, 2009

Ferrari preparing lightweight Enzo replacement for 2012

Ferrari has plenty of models currently available, from the new 458 Italia and California, to the older but still popular 599 GTB Fiorano or 612 Scaglietti. But much to the disappointment of the very wealthy, Ferrari hasn’t really released a truly exclusive since the Enzo. Good news though, as all of you very rich people […]

Porsche also bails on Magna over Boxster and Cayman production

Magna can’t catch a break these days. After being stood up, in lack of better words, by GM, which decided to keep Opel after heavy negotiations and almost signing a contract with the Canadian partsmaker and its partner, Sberbank, it seems that Porsche is bailing out of a deal it had with the company to […]

Mustang V-6 slips horsepower, mpg past Camaro

The 2011 Mustang’s new engine is designed to compete with the V-6 Camaro. Mustang fans have been nagging Ford Motors for a better V-6 engine in the base model of the long-running pony car–one with more horsepower and less hoarse power. Next spring they’ll get it when the old 4.0-liter V-6 is replaced by a […]

Hybrid-Electric Supercar with Microturbine Technology Debuts

Hybrid-Electric Supercar with Microturbine Technology Debuts at LA Auto Show Dec. 2-13 Capstone Turbine Corp is pushing traditional hybrid-electric vehicle barriers with the introduction at the L.A. Auto Show of the CMT-380, a high-performance, hybrid-electric supercar powered by traditional batteries and an untraditional, ultra-low emission, range-extending microturbine. Capstone and Hilleman’s microturbine hybrid supercar features a […]

British Classics – Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce Phantom When distinctly British car manufacture Rolls-Royce replaced the Silver Ghost the motoring world held its breath. Then as soon as the Phantom appeared to replace the trademark motor, they exhaled with a smile. In production since 1925 the Phantom is the car that has carried every celebrity and travelled to every nation. A […]

British Classics – Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise This speedy roadster came into production in 1996 and eclipsed many a motor that came before with a sharp body and breakneck speeds. Built from aluminium and fiberglass, the Elise prioritized pace over weight, a trick that worked perfectly.

Video: 2010 Dodge Viper ACR breaks lap record at Laguna Seca

Most people don’t usually care about racing circuits, instead focusing on the cars that are on them. But true enthusiasts know that if a track is designed properly, it can amplify the feats of both the cars and the drivers which handle them. One such track is Laguna Seca in the USA, which has offered […]

Video: See the Lexus LF-Ch’s design come to life

One of the most interesting things to arrive from Lexus these days is the LF-Ch hybrid compact hatchback model, which paves the way for the a Lexus hatchback which will rival other premium models like the BMW 1 Series or Audi A3. In order to promote the model, the company has just released a new […]

Video: National Corvette Museum Overview

A video tour of the National Corvette Museum, the exhibits and what the Museum has to offer, from the new Library and Archives to expanded Corvette Store, 50s-themed Corvette Cafe and much more! The Museum is located at I-65 exit 28 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Just 1-hour north of Nashville and less than 2-hours south […]

Tesla Motors to build plant in Downey, CA

Tesla Motors is moving into Downey! It’s chosen the So. Cal city to house its manufacturing facility for the Model S. Downey actually beat out Long Beach for the plant. Downey Mayor Mario Guerra said that Tesla will be producing automobiles at the future plant come 2011. Tesla Motors is using the millions of dollars […]