Limited to just 20-units worldwide, priced at £400,000 ($532,000 USD), the Ginetta Supercar is probably one you’ve never even knew existed. Sporting an ultra light carbon fiber body for extreme downforce, the 2,535-pound vehicle is powered by a naturally aspirated 6.0-liter, dry-sumped 90-degree V8 made from a single aluminum billet block with forged internals generating over 600hp and 516lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed sequential transmission. Other features include: ABS, traction control, a reverse camera, automatic headlights, park sensors, air conditioning, wireless phone charging and heated front / rear screens. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Auto enthusiasts already know that the McLaren 720S is powered by the new M840T 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing 710 hp and 568 lb⋅ft of torque at 5,500 rpm, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in a mere 2.9 seconds. How does it fare against a custom all-electric Porsche 944? Not so well to say the least, thanks to dual 11-inch DC motors powering the rear wheels generating 980 hp and 1,500 lb-ft of torque. Read more for the video and additional in formation.
In case of a zombie apocalypse, you’ll want to be in an SLRV Commander 4×4 Expedition Vehicle if money is no object. This vehicle is based on a specially-engineered 3-point torsion-free chassis that can traverse any ind of terrain with ease, thanks to a 6-cylinder, 6,871cc MAN common rail diesel engine producing 290 horsepower and over 848 foot-pounds of torque. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
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Auto enthusiast and NASA astronaut Drew Feustel was also fortunate enough to also be commanding the International Space Station in 2018, so he decided to photograph racetracks around the world with a Nikon DSLR in his free time. “I was always a racing fan, [I] followed IndyCar, Formula One, and MotoGP, and I still follow it to this day. I keep up on the series, the teams, and the drivers, and because I was a fan I spent time in space taking photos of the entire 2018 season—all of the race tracks […] On the race weekends, I would post the picture of the track, and then watch the race. That was kind of what I did as a hobby while I was up there,” said Feustel during an interview with Hot Rod Network. Read more to see them all.
For a sporty crossover that has the power to back up it sleek body, look no further than the Volkswagen T-Roc R. Thanks to a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine with 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, mated to a seven-speed DSG, it’s capable of sprinting from 0-62 mph in 4.9 seconds, while topping out at an electronically limited 155 mph. Other features include large air intakes up front, a quad tip Akrapovic titanium exhaust system, and 18-inch alloy wheels standard, but you can opt for a 19-inch set. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
If Tesla made an electric motorcycle, it would probably look like the Zero Motorcycles’ 2020 SR/F, which features an air-cooled motor that generates 110 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque, which is good for a top speed of 120 MPH. Priced from $18,995, the base model is capable of traveling 161 miles on a single charge. You can also opt for an additional power tank that increases the range of each bike by about 25 percent, while an extra-fast charging option comes standard on the premium model, offering a 0 to 95 percent charge in just one hour. Read more for a 360° video and additional information.
At first glance, it looks like any other modified 2017 Toyota Corolla, but watch it in-action at a Formula Drift event, and you’ll realize it’s a 1,000 horsepower drifting machine. Designed and built by Papadakis Racing, it’s powered by a turbocharged 2.7-liter four-cylinder with nitrous injection generating, mated to a four-speed dog box manual transmission sending power to the rear wheels. Other upgrades include 1050 cc and four 1700 cc injectors,two AEM 380 LPH fuel pumps, a Bryant Racing billet steel crankshaft, 10.5:1 forged JE pistons, Carrillo connecting rods, and a Portflow Design cylinder head. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
When it comes to automobile accidents, emergency vehicles can not always easily reach the actual site, whether it be due to traffic or other unforeseen circumstances. Median AMB aims to solve that issue with a monorail-like design that slides right down a road’s median / center divider. Once it reaches the collision, a sliding door opens where response teams can aid those in need. Read more for another picture and additional information.
Aaron Beck may not be a familiar name, but this auto enthusiast has collaborated with Weta Workshop who specialize in special effects for movies, like Lord of the Rings and Elysium. What happens when they decide to customize a 1973 Plymouth Barracuda? Well, it ends up looking like a vehicle straight from the GTA 5 universe or Mad Max Fury Road, thanks to a matte black paint job. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The 1967 Ford Mustang GT Fastback has been faithfully recreated in this all-new LEGO (10265) set, which is comprised of 1,472-pieces, complete with white racing stripes, bonnet scoop, printed mustang grille badge, GT emblems and 5-spoke rims with road-gripping tires. Plus, there’s even optional add-ons for customization, including various license plates, a supercharger unit, rear ducktail spoiler, exhaust pipes, front chin spoiler and even a nitrous oxide tank. You can also remove the roof panel or open the doors to easily accessthe detailed interior that boasts seats, a radio, working steering and a mid-console gearshift. It goes on sale March 1, priced at $149.99. Read more for another in-depth video review, additional pictures and information.