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Supercars

Furtive-eGT highlighting the grille

Electric cars haven’t exactly stolen the limelight at this year's Geneva Motor Show, but Exagon Motors is bucking the trend with the highly customizable, “haute couture” Furtive-eGT electric sports car.  Read More

The Koenigsegg Hundra debuts in Geneva

The current calendar year is a big one for sports car anniversaries. Chevrolet recognized 60 years of the legendary Corvette with a new Stingray, and Lamborghini celebrated 50 years with the Veneno special edition. Koenigsegg hasn't been around nearly as long as those sports car staples, but it is celebrating its 10th year of production with a one-off Agera special edition.  Read More

Spyker is back

The last time we heard from Dutch sports car outfit Spyker, its affairs were all muddled up with Saab. After a few whirlwind years, Spyker is officially back to pursuing what it's great at: designing distinctive sports cars. The B6 Venator concept marks the beginning of the brand's "global resurgence as a creator of meticulously built automobiles."  Read More

The all-electric Volar-e makes 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration of 3.4 seconds

Spanish engineering company Applus+ Idiada has officially unveiled its Volar-e supercar prototype at the Circuit de Catalunya during the F1 Test Days in Barcelona. Developed for the European Commission and apparently based on the Rimac Concept One, the all-electric Volar-e boasts 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration of 3.4 seconds, does the standing quarter-mile in 10.3 seconds, and reaches its top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph) in only 12.1 sec.  Read More

The McLaren P1 may be a hybrid, but it's no Prius

We’ve seen the early images and taken a peek at the carbon fiber interior, but now McLaren has seen fit to let slip the finer details of just what's powering the P1. The long-awaited successor to the mighty F1 will sport both a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 petrol engine, and an electric motor – each of which combine to push out a total of 903 bhp, and 900 Nm of torque.  Read More

The production-ready Alfa Romeo 4C will lead the company's return to the U.S. market

The Alfa Romeo 4C is set to make its debut at the 83rd International Motor Show in Geneva next month. A production version of the Alfa Romeo 4C Concept which combines the efforts of Alfa Romeo and Maserati, the new mid-engined, rear-wheel drive, two-seater coupé will also mark the return of the Italian marque to the U.S. market later this year.  Read More

McLaren P1 – a carbon fiber addicts delight

McLaren has been drip-feeding us details of its multi-faceted supercar since releasing the first pictures last year. Now we have our first glimpse of the interior, and as with the rest of the P1 it's all business … carbon fibered to the hilt business.  Read More

What won't you find wrapped up under the tree come 25 December

The end of the world might not be nigh, but the end of the year is, which means it's time once again for our annual look back at some of the most outrageous examples of new technology to have crossed our desk during 2012. So be as naughty or nice as you like, because even the most eloquent of letters written to Santa Claus won't elicit a response if any of these items appear in the fine print.  Read More

900 hp and a radical body kit

The Lamborghini Aventador is a car that needs no upgrading. But that won't stop European tuners from adding horsepower and aerodynamic parts in an attempt to make the latest bull even better. After a lengthy teaser campaign, DMC Tuning has revealed its second Aventador package, the LP900 SV.  Read More

Mercedes calls the Black Series the most extreme SLS

Mercedes may have already previewed the SLS AMG Black Series and Ener-G-Force, but that definitely didn't stop the two vehicles from dropping jaws at the L.A. Auto Show. The 622-hp supercar and world-roving public safety SUV from the future may have little in common, but either one is enough to stop you dead in your tracks.  Read More

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