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Mercedes-AMG hypercar confirmed: hybrid drivetrain, F1 technology to feature

The rumoured Mercedes-AMG hypercar has been confirmed today during the company’s press conference at the Paris motor show. Previewed by a sketch of its silhouette (a-la Aston Martin AM-RB001), the new hypercar will be an ‘AMG Performance Hybrid’ featuring drivetrain technology from the company’s Formula One car...

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McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar loses lid and goes all electric… for the kids
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McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar loses lid and goes all electric… for the kids

The multi-million-dollar McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar has morphed into an all-electric, single-seat convertible in a bid to appeal to a wider market… those aged three to six. An exclusive offering for those who may not have the fullest of piggy banks, the ride-on McLaren P1 is officially limited to a specific group of potential customers, with the British brand saying “customers ideally should be between three and six years old to drive it – although young drivers beyond this age group might also fit”...


2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review
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2016 Ferrari 488 Spider Review

Ferrari’s latest convertible, the 488 Spider hits Australian roads with supermodel proportions and superhuman abilities. James Ward gets behind the wheel.

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Saleen S7 LM: 1000hp limited-edition supercar celebrates motorsport success
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Saleen S7 LM: 1000hp limited-edition supercar celebrates motorsport success

US performance manufacturer Saleen has resurrected its S7 hypercar for a limited-run to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its racing successes in the 1990s. Called the Saleen S7 LM, just seven examples will be produced, one for each consecutive year the company won racing championships internationally from 1996 through to 2002...


Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch
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Aston Martin DB11 Volante previewed ahead of 2018 launch

The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante has been revealed, kind of, in new images of a “lightly disguised engineering car” released by the company. Scheduled to launch in “spring 2018”, the DB11 Volante prototype is an all-black convertible version of the recently-launched DB11 coupe. And, despite the fake panels on the rear quarter panels and bootlid, it looks almost production ready...


Audi R8 to borrow Panamera's turbo V6 for new entry model - report
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Audi R8 to borrow Panamera's turbo V6 for new entry model - report

It appears an entry-level Audi R8 model is still on the cards, with new reports out of Europe indicating the ‘base’ variant will be powered by a twin-turbo V6 from the recently-launched Porsche Panamera sedan. According to the UK’s Autocar, the new 324kW/550Nm 2.9-litre twin turbo V6 will serve as the replacement for the previous generation’s 316kW/430Nm 4...


Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road
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Forza Horizon 3 for real on the Great Ocean Road

Read the full article here. CarAdvice joined the team from Xbox and Playground Games - the people behind one of this year's most anticipated video games, Forza Horizon 3 - to test out the game's graphics by driving Victoria's Great Ocean Road in a selection of super cars and muscle cars including two Aussie favourites.


2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster revealed: New powered-up ragtop to sit below GT R

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster has been revealed, giving the previously coupe-only supersports car some open-top style. Teased earlier this week in an online video, the new roadster is available in two grades: GT and GT C, joining the GT, GT S and GT R coupes in the company's flagship performance line-up...


2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta spied in Spain
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2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta spied in Spain

The ultra-exclusive LaFerrari Aperta hypercar has been spied in Barcelona during promotional filming. Scheduled for its public debut at the Paris motor show next month, the open-top LaFerrari in the pictures is finished in the company’s Rosso Corsa paint with silver pin stripes - differing to the black example that featured in the model's reveal images...


Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...


Bugatti Chiron performance hybrid currently under evaluation
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Bugatti Chiron performance hybrid currently under evaluation

The Bugatti Chiron may adopt a hybrid drivetrain in order to improve its performance even further. Prior to the unveiling of the Chiron, there were plenty of rumours flying around that the new hypercar would feature a W16 engine aided by a hybrid system. Instead, the Veyron's replacement featured an updated version of the company's 8...


Hybrid power likely for Aston Martin AM-RB 001 hypercar
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Hybrid power likely for Aston Martin AM-RB 001 hypercar

Aston Martin and Red Bull’s upcoming AM-RB 001 hypercar is likely to have hybrid power, according to key hints from the partners. On Red Bull’s careers website, the company is advertising positions for AM-RB 001 engineers, notably those with experience in hybrid systems, semi-active suspension and composite materials...


2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S spied at the Nurburgring

A beefy Aston Martin Vanquish prototype has been spied doing rounds near the Nurburgring racing circuit in Germany. It’s likely this model will be called the Vanquish S when it makes it to production, seeing out the current-generation car’s life-cycle until a new DB11-based supercar launches in a couple of years' time...


2017 Honda NSX: Australian models now in production
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2017 Honda NSX: Australian models now in production

The long-awaited and much-anticipated 2017 Honda NSX supercar has finally commenced production in right-hand drive. The hybrid-powered sports coupe has commenced production in Ohio at the brand’s Performance Manufacturing Centre in Marysville, ahead of its local arrival early in 2017...


Ford GT production extended for two years
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Ford GT production extended for two years

Ford Performance has announced it is extending the production of its limited-run GT supercar, essentially doubling the amount of cars originally planned. Initially limited to just 500 units over two years, production of the Ford GT has been extended to four years, meaning a potential 1000 of the Blue Oval's marquee supercar – since 250 GTs are being built per year – could be built, essentially doubling the amount of available vehicles...


2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante unveiled
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2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante unveiled

The new Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante convertible has been revealed, and will join its coupe sibling on the production line next year. As with the coupe, the Volante has a retuned version of the company's 5.9-litre V12 that produces 441kW of power, or 18kW more than the engine fitted to the standard Vanquish models...


2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out
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2017 Lamborghini Centenario roadster unveiled, already sold out

The Lamborghini Centenario roadster has made its public debut at Monterey Car Week, but is already sold out. Like the coupe, there's a 6.5-litre V12 situated behind the passenger cell. Developing 566kW of power and with the rev limiter set to 8600rpm, the engine is connected to all four wheels via a seven-speed semi-automatic independent shifting rod transmission...


McLaren 570GT by MSO revealed ahead of Pebble Beach debut
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McLaren 570GT by MSO revealed ahead of Pebble Beach debut

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has unveiled a special version of the 570GT at the Concours d’Elegance event later this month. Using the recently-launched McLaren 570GT as a base, the bespoke MSO version adds styling, feature and material enhancements which will soon be available to customers wanting to personalise their supercar...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied

A prototype believed to be the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been spied during testing. The vehicle in question is a heavily-camouflaged C7 Corvette, a black mask on the front, swirly camouflage on the rear, and mismatched colours on its body panels...


Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime
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Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime

Our friends at Unique Car Rentals and Driver Dynamics have joined forces to offer the supercar experience we all dream of – punting some of the world's most exotic metal around a racetrack, without fear of losing one's licence...