News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

Most Recent posts

Porsche to resume 911 GT2 RS production after cargo ship sinks

A sunken cargo ship has forced Porsche to resume production of the GT2 RS, with customers in Brazil left awaiting the delivery of their twin-turbo'd 911 supercars...

Recent Posts
Aston Martin Vanquish: AMR Pro and Volante variants planned
11
Comments

Aston Martin Vanquish: AMR Pro and Volante variants planned

The Aston Martin Vanquish will be revived as a mid-engined supercar to take on the likes of Ferrari and McLaren, and the company's boss has already alluded to additional variants that are in the pipeline. Speaking with the UK's Top Gear, Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer, said the V6-powered competitor to the F8 Tributo and Huracan Evo will get Volante convertible and track-focused AMR Pro versions to broaden its appeal...


Audi's engineers want to save TT, R8
31
Comments

Audi's engineers want to save TT, R8

Despite internal enthusiasm for the Audi TT and Audi R8, the company's technical director admits their futures have yet to be decided. "We engineers want them and our sales colleagues want [the TT and R8], but it is a question of whether we can afford them," Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Audi's head of technical development, told Automotive News Europe last week...


2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled
11
Comments

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled

Bentley has unveiled a new Continental GT variant, with power from a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 tuned to deliver 405kW of power and 770Nm of torque. A rear-biased all-wheel drive system, electric power steering, automatic engine stop/start, and cylinder deactivation are all standard. According to the luxury marque, the V8 is capable of whisking the coupe from 0-100km/h in 4...


New Lister Knobbly heading for production
4
Comments

New Lister Knobbly heading for production

Lawrence Whittaker, owner of Lister Cars, has confirmed the company will produce a modern take on the Lister Knobbly. Whittaker went on Twitter overnight to make the announcement. He also posted a new sketch of the next-generation Knobbly, which we've reproduced here. It's not clear which platform the second-generation Knobbly will use, or indeed what engine it will be powered by...


Bentley Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner revealed
19
Comments

Bentley Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner revealed

Bentley has revealed a very special version of its Continental GT created in collaboration with its bespoke coachbuilding division, Mulliner, inspired by the iconic Bentley 'Blower' of the 1930s. Limited to just 100 units globally, the Continental GT Number 9 by Mulliner celebrates 'No.9', the supercharged Bentley Blower that Sir Ralph Stanley 'Tim' Birkin raced at the 1930 Le Mans 24 Hours...


McLaren SUV ‘against brand ethos’
27
Comments

McLaren SUV ‘against brand ethos’

McLaren won't be trying to cash in on the SUV boom, seeing no way to deliver such a vehicle without compromising its promise of lightweight performance. Porsche broke the mould many years ago with the Cayenne, and now the likes of Lamborghini, Aston Martin and even Ferrari have followed suit with SUVs to feed voracious market demand...


McLaren 720S Spider gets MSO'd for Geneva
1
Comments

McLaren 720S Spider gets MSO'd for Geneva

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a bespoke version of the 720S Spider at the Geneva motor show, which the company says "emphasises the cutting-edge aerodynamics" of the drop-top variant. Finished in a main coat of Meteorite Grey, the 720S Spider by MSO features accents that use a tri-tone paint, dubbed Coriolis, in the aero work – Cerulean Blue, Burton Blue and Abyss Black...


McLaren confirms new 'Grand Tourer'
2
Comments

McLaren confirms new 'Grand Tourer'

McLaren Automotive has previewed a new GT model that it plans to release later this year, with company CEO, Mike Flewitt, making the announcement at the Geneva motor show. "The fourth McLaren to be introduced under the Track25 business plan will be our interpretation of the Grand Tourer...


2019 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport review
Rating: 810 /10
Read Review

2019 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport review

Lotus has sharpened the spec and the price of its Evora to create the track-friendly yet road-oriented GT410 Sport. Does it improve the breed?

Priced At
$179,990

McLaren improving resale values, brand equity through video games; days of supercar resale profiteering ‘long gone’
14
Comments

McLaren improving resale values, brand equity through video games; days of supercar resale profiteering ‘long gone’

McLaren is working to build its brand equity and better compete with the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini on resale value, despite continuing its plan to launch 18 new models by 2025, of which four have now been revealed. The upstart supercar brand has increased its global sales by 44 per cent in the last four years as it takes on the supercar incumbents of Ferrari and Lamborghini...


Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster revealed
5
Comments

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster revealed

Lamborghini has revealed the Aventador SVJ Roadster for the Geneva motor show this week, which the company says brings "exclusive open air driving perfection". As expected, the convertible version of the Raging Bull's flagship draws upon the coupe's mechanical and aerodynamic package, while swapping out the fixed hard roof for removable carbon-fibre panels that can be stowed in the 'frunk' – or front trunk, if you will...


Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster headed to Geneva - report
4
Comments

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster headed to Geneva - report

It appears Lamborghini is planning a pretty significant reveal for the Geneva motor show later this week, specifically a drop-top version of its Aventador SVJ flagship (coupe pictured). American publication Carscoops claims it has unnamed sources telling it the Raging Bull will bring the Aventador SVJ Roadster to the Swiss event, complete with all the mechanical and aerodynamic upgrades already seen in the coupe, though with a removable carbon-fibre roof...


2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster revealed
5
Comments

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster revealed

Mercedes-AMG has revealed the limited-edition GT R Roadster, blending the track-focused nature of the GT R coupe with the thrills of open-top motoring. Just 750 examples will be produced, with power coming from the same 430kW/700Nm 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 as the GT R coupe. The company claims the drop-top GT R can hit 100km/h from a standstill in just 3...


2019 Audi R8 V10 Decennium revealed, not for Australia
9
Comments

2019 Audi R8 V10 Decennium revealed, not for Australia

Audi has revealed its 10th anniversary present to the R8 V10, in the form of the limited-run Decennium coupe. Just 222 examples will be built worldwide, making it a very tricky beast to track down. The Decennium is distinguished from other R8 models by its matte bronze engine intake manifold and and 20-inch milled wheels...


2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring v Lotus Evora GT410 Sport comparison
14
Comments

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring v Lotus Evora GT410 Sport comparison

The notion of comparing the oddly matched couple of new Lotus Evora GT410 Sport with the latest Porsche 911 GT3 Touring might seem preposterous enough that I’d be lucky to even capture just one person’s interest. But one person’s curiosity counts, right? Even if that person is yours truly? The impetus for this match-up is the Evora in newly arrived GT410 Sport form...


2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder revealed - UPDATE
2
Comments

2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder revealed - UPDATE

The Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder has been revealed ahead of its physical debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which starts at the beginning of March. UPDATE, 4/3/19: Lamborghini's local division has issued a statement regarding local pricing and specifications for the Huracan Evo Spyder...


Hispano Suiza Maguari HS1 GTC revealed
10
Comments

Hispano Suiza Maguari HS1 GTC revealed

While the Hispano Suiza 'Carmen' set to debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show is an all-electric supercar being developed in Barcelona, this Hispano Suiza rebirth comes from a Switzerland-based firm. This company was also responsible for the brand's 2010 concept car, and was founded car designers Erwin Leo Himmel and Olivier Boulay...


Ferrari: Mid-engined hybrid coming this year
5
Comments

Ferrari: Mid-engined hybrid coming this year

Ferrari will this year unveil a new mid-engined hybrid supercar, with more power and torque than the current 488 Pista. The company's CEO, Louis Camilleri, confirmed the news at an earnings call, as reported by Automotive News. We know it'll combine a petrol V8 engine with electric augmentation, but whether or not it'll be a plug-in model, series hybrid, or merely use electrification for a KERS-style boost, remains a mystery...


The surprising inspiration for the iconic McLaren F1

The surprising inspiration for the iconic McLaren F1

Remember the funky Toyota Sera? No? Unsurprising, really, as the sporty little coupe was built exclusively for the Japanese market, with a total of 15,941 cars produced from 1990-96. Of those, 15,852 cars were registered in Japan, emphasising its local market credentials. The 2+2 seater was powered by Toyota’s 1...