FIA is replacing LMP1 with a new ‘hypercar class’ for its World Endurance Championship will, which means you’ll see quite a few more specialist entries, including Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. There’s no technical information available, but the team has confirmed that it will be running a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6, and could possibly be equipped with a hybrid system, which is allowed under the new rules. Read more for two additional pictures and information.
The 2020 Ferrari F8 Spider has been officially unveiled, and it’s powered by the same twin-turbocharged V8 generating 711 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque from the 488 Pista, mated to a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission, enabling it to accelerate from 0-60 in a mere 2.9 seconds, while topping out at 211 mph. This supercar is 44 pounds lighter than the 488 and just 44 pounds heavier than the 488 Pista, despite having a top that can retract in just 14 seconds. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Based on the 812 Superfast, the Ferrari 812 GTS is now the most powerful production convertible in the world. Powered by a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 gasoline engine generating 789 horsepower and 529 pound-feet of torque, it can sprint from 0-62 mph in under 3-seconds, 0-124 mph in 8.3-seconds, and top out at over 211 mph. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
We showed you the video of a prototype Chiron breaking the 300+ mph barrier last week, now Bugatti announced that it will be releasing a production version that is limited to just 30-units worldwide. At $3.9-million, the production model looks near identical to the record-breaking vehicle, complete with a carbon fiber exterior and bright orange accents. Out back, there’s an extended rear decklid, a bespoke engine cover and vertically-stacked quad exhausts. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Set to make its first public appearance at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show next week, the Lamborghini Sián is now officially the automaker’s first hybrid supercar. It’s powered by an SVJ-sourced 6.5-liter V12 naturally aspirated engine, paired with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system that adds 34 horsepower, mated to a seven-speed automatic gearbox, for a combined output of 819 hp, making it the most powerful production Lamborghini ever. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept was first unveiled back in 2017, but this year, the automaker has teased what could be its successor ahead of the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, code named LB48H. Just to recap, the Terzo Millennio utilizes high-capacity supercapacitors instead of batteries, due to ability for rapid storage and discharge of energy. In other words, they’re made to simultaneously capture and release energy to give the car an increase in performance, without having the depend on chemical reactions. Read more for the teaser video and additional information.
The SSC Tuatara by SSC North America (formerly Shelby SuperCars Inc.) just might be the fastest street-legal hypercar straight from the factory when it’s released. It’s powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.9L V8 engine generating 1,750 hp on E85 fuel and a top speed goal of 300 mph. The vehicle will be manufactured at a purpose-built facility in West Richland, Washington and limited to just 100 cars worldwide. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
If money is no object and you’ve always wanted your own supervillain lair, Aston Martin wants to make your dream a reality. They’ve formed a new Automotive Galleries and Lairs department that can turn ideas, like an underground concrete wall garage with glass supercar showcase, into a real-life supervillain lair. Or, you could opt for something more traditional, such as an art gallery / garage with a water covered skylight. Read more for additional pictures and information.
At $9-million and limited to just 10-units worldwide, the Bugatti Centodieci (110 in Italian) pays tribute to the automaker’s 90s supercar, the EB110, which was built for Ettore Bugatti’s 110th birthday in 1991. Unlike the Chiron, the Centodieci’s Bugatti horseshoe is smaller and it features three-section air intakes inspired by the EB110 as well as five diamond-shaped air inlets that cool the 8.0-liter W16 engine. Read more for an up-close video and additional information.
The 2020 Acura NSX in Indy Yellow Pearl will make its debut at Monterey Car Week, or the Concours on the Avenue in Downtown Carmel alongside an NSX GT3 Evo race car to be more specific. This new NSX is now available for ordering, with first customer deliveries to begin in November, priced from $157,500. Indy Yellow Pearl pays tribute to Spa Yellow, one of two yellow paints offered on the first-generation NSX, and will join Berlina Black as an available heritage color for the 2020 model year. Read more for additional pictures and information.