We've already taken a look at the best green concept cars of 2013
; now it's time to turn our attention to the other end of the car-tech spectrum: full-blown, engine-growling, asphalt-scarring performance cars. The year was a big one for high-tech, high-price supercar hardware, seeing the restart of several iconic lineages, extravagant special- edition birthday presents, and numerous all-new start-ups with intriguing ideas. Many of the cars really screamed out with wildly unique styling.
After weeks of teasing
by boutique Chinese/Italian auto designer Icona, the high performance, hyper-red Vulcano hybrid has finally been unveiled (in front of a snack bar) at the Shanghai Auto Show. Based on initial images and performance specs, the one-off GT seems to live up to its magma-inspired moniker.
Set to debut next month at the Shanghai Auto Show comes the slightly misspelled, volcanic-influenced Icona Vulcano. Available thus far in ultra-red, the new Vulcano’s power engineering comes courtesy of Claudio Lombardi, a former Technical Director for all things powertrain at Ferrari.