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Toyota GR Super Sports Concept headed for production

Toyota has used the 24 Hours of Le Mans to announce the GR Super Sports Concept, initially revealed at Tokyo Auto Salon in January, will be put into production – well, sort of...

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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera leaked
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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera leaked

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, replacement for the current Vanquish, has been leaked via social media this week ahead of the new model's official reveal sometime later this month. Posted on Instagram by user @motor_magnet, the image shows the front end of a black vehicle, previewing some of the changes to expect over the 'standard' DB11...


2019 Audi R8 GT spied
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2019 Audi R8 GT spied

A camouflaged prototype based on the Audi R8 has been spied this week, previewing a facelifted version of the German supercar, along with a potential flagship 'GT' variant. Swirly black-and-white wrap conceals the car's fascia, wheel arches and rear end, indicating these are the areas that will get revised components as part of a possible mid-life update...


McLaren '570LT' to be revealed on June 28
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McLaren '570LT' to be revealed on June 28

The new McLaren Sports Series model, unofficially dubbed the '570LT', has been teased again ahead of its official reveal on June 28. In a new image published by the British supercar specialist, we can see the new Sports Series flagship will get top-mounted exhaust pipes – a design feature that isn't part of its current range other than the limited-run Senna...


What's it like to crash a Bugatti Veyron? - Video
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What's it like to crash a Bugatti Veyron? - Video

The idea of being a test driver for someone like Bugatti sounds glamorous, but it's also a risky game. The test-driver in question here, Loris Bicocchi, was involved in developing the Veyron, having previously had a hand in the final Lamborghini Countach, Pagani Zonda, Bugatti EB110 and Koenigsegg CCX...


McLaren P1 GT Longtail teased by Lanzante
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McLaren P1 GT Longtail teased by Lanzante

Lanzante Motorsport has teased the McLaren P1 GT Longtail, ahead of a possible launch at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. If the Lanzante name is familiar, it's because the company took the track-only McLaren P1 GTR – itself, a racing version of a road car – and made it road legal. The company has history with the McLaren P1, then...


Volkswagen I.D. R: Powertrain detailed ahead of Pikes Peak
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Volkswagen I.D. R: Powertrain detailed ahead of Pikes Peak

Volkswagen's assault on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb is less than two weeks away, and the trickle of information about the I.D. R is becoming a flood. After detailing its aerodynamics package, VW has provided a peek under the bonnet... well, into the battery and motors, anyway. Battery power is provided by a pair of interlinked lithium-ion batteries mounted either side of the driver's cockpit...


Configurator Challenge: Ferrari stable
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Configurator Challenge: Ferrari stable

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model...


2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spied
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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spied

The hotter Aston Martin DBS Superleggera has been spied flaunting its extra vents and tougher stance on the Nurburgring. In case you were wondering, this set of photos is actually two cars – one snapped in Southern Europe during hot-weather testing, and one high-speed testing on the Nurburgring. Power is expected to come from a pumped-up version of the 5...


2019 McLaren 570LT teased
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2019 McLaren 570LT teased

McLaren Automotive has teased a track-ready take on the 570S, its Sport Series flagship, in similar vein to the 675LT. Revealed in a single image on McLaren's social media channels, the car is finished in a shade of slate grey, and runs with a more aggressive carbon-fibre diffuser than the 'standard' version...


Bugatti Chiron v Bugatti Veyron – video
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Bugatti Chiron v Bugatti Veyron – video

They're two of the most exotic and exclusive cars in the world, and they're both from the same manufacturer – is an introduction really necessary? In a new video posted by Turnpike Racing League, we finally get to find out whether the Bugatti Chiron or Bugatti Veyron would win in a drag race...


Dodge Viper to stay in retirement
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Dodge Viper to stay in retirement

The rumoured revival of the Dodge Viper has been shut down by the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Sergio Marchionne. Speaking with media during the group's mid-term presentation for its investors, Marchionne ruled out a third-generation of the Dodge supercar, saying "it's not in the plan". "[It] didn't make money, and wouldn't work with a "cute" Euro-style engine," he added...


Bugatti Chiron gets the Lego treatment
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Bugatti Chiron gets the Lego treatment

Bugatti has become the latest manufacturer to team up with Lego for a brick-by-brick recreation of its car. Made up of 3599 pieces, the 1:8 Chiron model features a number of working, mechanical elements. Measuring 14cm tall, 56cm long and 25cm wide, building the toy Chiron won't be the work of a moment...


McLaren 675LT by MSO gets Gulf livery
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McLaren 675LT by MSO gets Gulf livery

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a very special example of its 675LT limited-edition supercar, sporting a unique colour scheme that pays homage to the McLaren F1 GTR 'Longtail'. Finished in light blue, black and red, the MSO 675LT features 20-spoke alloy wheels finished in Dayglo Orange – a hue which continues through to the sill badges...


2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 revealed
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2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 revealed

Nissan has unveiled the latest GT3-ready version of its GT-R – the GT-R Nismo GT3 – blending revised driving dynamics with creature comforts like air-conditioning. Although it looks like the previous GT3, launched in 2015, Nissan has left no stone unturned in search of more speed...


Brabham BT62 to test at 'The Bend'
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Brabham BT62 to test at 'The Bend'

Brabham Automotive will use the new circuit at Tailem Bend, South Australia – simply dubbed 'The Bend' – as its local testing facility. The 7.77km track, which was officially opened in April and lays claim to being the second-longest permanent circuit in the world, is just about 70 minutes south west of Adelaide, and will host a Supercars round later this year...


McLaren opens new Composites Technology Centre
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McLaren opens new Composites Technology Centre

McLaren Automotive has been handed the keys to its new Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) in Yorkshire, where it will eventually manufacture the carbon tubs central to its range of sports-, super- and super-sports cars. According to the company, its new facility will make more efficient the manufacturing process for its light, strong MonoCage and MonoCell chassis – once it's outfitted with the right hardware, naturally...


Porsche GT2 RS hits the Nurburgring - video
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Porsche GT2 RS hits the Nurburgring - video

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most powerful 911 ever built, and carries a pretty serious reputation as a 'widow maker' if you don't treat it with enough respect. It also carries the production car record for the legendary North Loop, having lapped the track in 6:57.3 late last year. As a new owner living in Germany, the first thing we'd do is head to the Nurburgring and see if the reputation is accurate...


Brabham BT62 tears up Phillip Island circuit – Video
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Brabham BT62 tears up Phillip Island circuit – Video

It's now been a month since Brabham Automotive revealed the BT62 in London, but we haven't quite seen what the car is capable of yet. This week, the company has given us a brief glimpse, posting the above video showing the new track-only supercar speeding around Phillip Island raceway in Victoria, Australia...


Audi: Solid-state batteries to offer ‘real progress’ on electric supercars
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Audi: Solid-state batteries to offer ‘real progress’ on electric supercars

Audi says that whilst sports cars can be made with the current-generation of lithium-ion batteries, the need for lighter, smaller and higher capacity units in the form of solid-state battery technology will likely be the answer to proper lightweight electric sports cars...