Top Gear Defies Aston, drives $2M Aston Martin One-77

Hugely popular Top Gear has gotten their hands on the 220 mph, $2M (£1.2M) limited edition (77 built) Aston Martin One-77. Given its price tag and exclusivity, it's not surprising that they had to fly to Dubai to drive it. Dubai after all is where owners will abandon Ferrari Enzo's without raising an eyebrow. As Top Gear explains the … [Read more...]

Spy photos reveal turbocharged 2014 BMW M3

Autoblog, thanks to some spy photos from Brenda Priddy & Co., has revealed some details about the 2014 BMW M3. The photos appear to confirm that 2014 BMW M3 is moving away from the current high-revving (414 hp @ 8300 rpm, 8400 redline) V8 in favor of a twin-, or perhaps, tri-turbocharged I6. Previously Autoblog reported that the third … [Read more...]

The McLaren MP4-12C sounds simply delectable

Henry Catchpole, from the UK's best automotive magazine EVO , shares his epic 3-day road trip in a McLaren MP4-12C. Some stunning photography and great video can see seen in the EVO article and Henry's blog post. The most impressive aspect of the video is the great soundtrack from the Ricardo-built M838T 3.8 litre twin-turbo V8 engine. It's … [Read more...]

Aston Martin chooses 2012 Salon Privé to display exclusive models

The seventh Salon Privé is underway in London and attendees are being treated to a collection of prestigious supercars and other notable vehicles. It’s a popular event for high-end British manufacturers and Aston Martin has chose then event to showcase an exclusive V12 Zagato, the One-77, a new Vanquish super GT, and the four-door Rapide. Also … [Read more...]

Ferrari to Feature F12berlinetta and Classics at Pebble Beach

Ferrari isn't the only manufacturer with presence at Pebble Beach this year--see our previous post about the McLaren 12C Can-An Edition Concept--fans of the Prancing Horse will not disappointed. Ferrari will be debuting the F12berlinetta, featuring their most powerful production-car V12 to-date (see more specs and details here). Those who are … [Read more...]

Jaguar announces AWD Supercharged XF, XJ for 2013

Jaguar announces AWD Supercharged XF, XJ for 2013 Today Jaguar announced that for 2013 the XF and XJ will be available with All-Wheel-Drive for several markets, including North America, Russia, China and Continental Europe. The AWD versions will be available only with a 3.0L V6 supercharged engine delivering 335 bhp, combined with an … [Read more...]

The 5-Star Ferrari F12

EVO Magazine has reviewed Ferrari's new F12 Berlinetta (official referred to as F12berlinetta) and predictably gave it a top rating of 5 stars. It replaces the delectable 599 GTB that was released in 2006 as a 2007 model. The new F12 Berlinetta is a big step forward in performance thanks to it's 70 kg (140 lbs) lighter weight (down to 1525 kg, … [Read more...]

McLaren vs Bugatti: the 200 HP design decision

Jalopnik recently reported that Bugatti of Beverly Hills has ordered up a custom 1,200 horsepower Grand Sport Vitesse, apparently as a response to rumors that McLaren's latest supercar, said to have "1000 HP" (with a 200 HP KERS-like functionality), will make an appearance the Pebble Beach Concours. To achieve a 200 HP increase for the 1200 HP … [Read more...]