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Fast & Furious 7 had a famous scene that featured the Lykan HyperSport jumping across skyscrapers, and the studio used many stunt vehicles before they got it right. RubiX is offering the last remaining one as the world’s first physically-backed automotive NFT. What does this mean? The buyer is granted full ownership of both the digital and physical assets. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Think of the all-new Ferrari 812 Competizione as a more track-focused 812 Superfast, starting with its tuned naturally aspirated 6.5L V12 engine that can rev up to 9,500 rpm generating 818 hp and 513 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, enabling it to hit 62 mph in a mere 2.85-seconds. To accomodate this increase in power, more heat needs to be dissipated through an improved cooling flow management. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Switzerland-based Morand Cars is developing a hybrid hypercar that aims to combine F1 performance with the latest technologies. To make this happen, they’ve partnered with Bcomp, a company that specializes in composites and sustainable materials, for an ultralight hypercar chassis that is not only environmentally friendly, but utilizes natural fiber composites. Read more for a short video and additional information.
Ferrari teased its all-new 812 Superfast Limited Edition today, and its naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine making 818 horsepower that is capable of revving to 9,500 rpm, thanks to anew valve timing mechanism as well as a new exhaust system. This makes it the most powerful Ferrari road car yet, topping both the Monza SP1 and SP2. The vehicle also adopts independent steering on all four wheels, extending the feeling of agility and precision when cornering as well as offering unparalleled responsiveness to steering inputs. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The MG Cyberster electric roadster doesn’t just exist in concept render form anymore, as the automaker revealed the first prototype pictures ahead of the Shanghai Auto Show (April 21-28). In addition to 5G connectivity, this futuristic vehicle boasts an interactive and an all-electric architecture good for an approximate EV range of 500 miles as well as a 0-62mph time of under three seconds. The body is designed to enhance aerodynamic performance, complete with a classically shaped MG grille. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Limited to 25-units worldwide and priced at a hefty $1.25-million, the Drako GTE is essentially an all-electric, quad motor hypercar that seats 4 passengers. Does it look familiar? If so, that’s because they use a bespoke carbon fiber body laid over a Fisker Karma chassis. This stunning bodywork was designed by Lowie Vermeersch of GranStudio, who has headed multiple Ferrari and Maserati vehicles. Read more for two new videos of it on ice and show.
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At first glance, the Valarra by Mattao Concepts may look like a supercar, but it’s actually just a Corvette C6 (2005 – 2013) in disguise. This body kit starts at $18,000 without installation and doesn’t include any performance upgrades, although the company does offer an entire catalog of modifications that boosts horsepower. How expensive it gets depends on the materials chosen, including carbon fiber, aluminum alloy wheels, and lots more. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Peter Northrop, CEO of 1016 Industries, recently debuted his company’s 3D-printed exposed carbon fiber body kit for the McLaren 720S, called “Vision”. Not entirely made of exposed carbon fiber, it has teal accents accentuating the body’s lines, while the actual 3D-printed parts include the inner bumper structures, aero ducts as well as the wing linkages. In all, they managed to shave 268-pounds off the vehicle when compared to the factory model. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
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Created by industrial designer Daniel Płatek, the Infiniti QF Inspiration Concept is essentially a single-seat supercar that draws inspiration from fighter jets. Its narrow cabin means that you won’t find a large touchscreen or any other high-tech electronics, just a steering wheel and an OLED panel. Outside, there are no visible headlights, just a seamless flowing body for maximum aerodynamic efficiency. Read more for additional pictures.
Limited to 30-units worldwide and priced from $3.1-million USD, the Pagani Huayra R is one of the most extreme track-only cars to be offered by the company. Powered by a naturally-aspirated HWA 6.0L V12 engine that generates 850 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 6-speed sequential, non-synchronized dog ring gearbox. Considering that the vehicle only weighs a mere 2,314, thanks to a carbon fiber monocoque, that’s more than enough power to get around a circuit. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.