Texas-based Hennessey unveiled Project Deep Space this week, and it’s touted as the world’s first six-wheel-drive electric Hyper-GT. At $3-million USD, this grand tourer is capable of transporting four adults in pure comfort, along with plenty of storage for luggage. Thanks to its unique six-wheel drive powertrain, the vehicle boasts a 50 percent increase in surface contact over traditional four-wheeled vehicles. Read more for a video and additional information.
Inspired by the legendary Maranello prototypes from the 1960s, the limited edition Ferrari Daytona SP3 sports a ‘Targa’ body, complete with a removable hard top that not only offers exhilarating driving pleasure, but also usable performance. Power comes from a mid-mounted 812 Competizione-sourced 6.5L V12 (F140HC) making 828 horsepower and 514 pound-fet of torque, mated to a seven-speed gearbox, enabling it to hit 62 mph in a blazing quick 2.86 seconds. Read more for an up-close look, additional pictures and information.
Finally, the 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS is official, and it’s the most extreme Cayman model yet. For starters, it completed the 12.8-mile Nürburgring-Nordschleife configuration in just 7:04.511 minutes, which is more than 23 seconds faster than its more tame variant, the 718 Cayman GT4. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 4.0L flat-six engine making 493 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Limited to just 15 examples worldwide, the Novitec Ferrari F8 N-Largo Spider had its twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V8 engine boosted to 807 hp and 666 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 62 mph in a mere 2.6-seconds, while topping out at 211 mph. Aesthetically, carbon fiber body pieces make it 2.75-inches wider up front and 5.12-inces out back, while large air intakes keep things cool. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Limited to just 100-units worldwide, SP Automotive’s Project Chaos is claimed to be the world’s first ultracar, and rightfully so. Pricing starts at $6.3-million USD and that’s just for the base variant, as the full top-of-the-line model with 3,000 horsepower will have an eye-watering price tag of over $14-million. The former comes equipped with a twin-turbocharged 4.0L V10 making 2,000 horsepower and redlines at 12,000 rpm. Read more for a short video, additional pictures and information.
Weighing just 1,627-pounds, India-based Vazirani Automotive claims that its new Ekonk hypercar is the world’s lightest electric vehicle, thanks in part to DiCo technology as well as its carbon fiber body. DiCo technology basically enables the batteries to be cooled directly with air rather than requiring liquid cooling that most manufacturers, like Tesla, use to keep the packs cool. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The second-generation Tesla Roadster most likely won’t hit the streets until 2024, since its production has been delayed until 2023, but we can most certainly expect CEO Elon Musk to reveal other vehicles between now and then. Designer Khyzyl Saleem decided to show what an all-electric Tesla hypercar could look like. Called “Precept”, it draws inspiration from current electric supercars, like the Porsche Mission R, Czinger, Rimac, Polestar, Lotus Evija, and a few others. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Antoine Crobe
The Ford GT90, which was unveiled at the 1995 Detroit Auto Show, was built as a secret project by a small engineering team over six months, sharing many components from the Jaguar XJ220. Why? Ford owned Jaguar at the time, so it made sense to develop a supercar based on the iconic XJ220. What if they developed an all-electric or hybrid successor to the GT90? It might look something like the Dystopia by industrial designer Antoine Crobe. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
Used cars aren’t the only thing going up in price, as collectors are snatching up limited production supercars at astronomical prices too. The latest is this pristine condition 1995 McLaren F1 (chassis #029) offered by Gooding & Company, which managed to fetch $20.465-million at Pebble Beach this weekend. There are 242-miles on the odometer and was first owned by a Japanese business man, stored primarily in a museum-like display since rolling off the assembly line. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Automobili Lamborghini officially unveiled the Countach LPI 800-4 today, and this futuristic supercar pays homage to the Countach’s 50th anniversary. Power comes from a Sián FKP 37-derived hybrid configuration that consists of a 6.5L V12 engine making 769 hp, paired with a 48-Volt electric motor generating 34 hp, for a combined output of 803 hp, mated to a 7-speed automatic manual gearbox sending power to all four wheels. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.