Horacio Pagani waxes poetic over the Ford GT, Ferraris, and Porsches

Horacio Pagani and the first customer-specced HuayraPagani is quite literally a supercar maker run by a car enthusiast. Horacio Pagani has no issues expressing his fondness for competitors' cars and he even purchases them quite frequently—not for comparison's sake either. The outspoken Argentine also doesn't mind admitting his competitors build more technical machines, specifically Porsche...
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Full-bodied electric car dispatches the 1/8 mile in 4.89 seconds

Danish TC-X electric drag carIt's not a world-record holder yet, but this full-bodied electric car built in Denmark is pretty darn close to becoming one. Recently. the 2,200-horsepower electric drag car clocked a 4.89-second eighth-mile time. For those keeping score at home, that's just over a tenth of a second off the current world-record holder, a dragster by the name of...
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Report: China’s Great Wall wants to acquire Jeep

2017 Jeep New Compass TrailhawkA Chinese automaker named after the country's most iconic structure says it wants to own the most quintessentially American of automakers: Jeep. One week ago, a report claimed an unnamed Chinese automaker had placed a bid to buyout Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, a move that would fulfill CEO Sergio Marchionne's dream of merging with another automaker...
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First US street-legal McLaren F1 sells for whopping $15.6M

McLaren F1 sold for $15.6 millionWhen we caught wind of the first U.S. street-legal McLaren F1 for sale, we said there wouldn't be enough time for all of us to collectively scrape our change together. Since the auction has concluded, that statement rings truer than we first imagined. Why? Because this special McLaren F1 has become the most expensive example ever sold with a final...
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The first US Bugatti Chiron has been delivered

First Bugatti Chiron in the United StatesIt's hard to keep up on just how much happens during Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach. While so many significant cars arrive to flood the opulent event, sometimes a few cars arguably outshine others, including the first Bugatti Chiron in the United States. Finished in a beaming yellow hue against "Classique" black, it's one of 500 Chirons...
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Mazda patents engine with two turbos and an electric supercharger

Mazda twin-turbo electric supercharged engine patentWe have to hand it to Mazda. Lately, the small Japanese automaker has punched well above its weight with the announcement it would bring a gasoline Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) to market in 2019, dubbed Skyactiv-X. But, what's this? Another piece of news surrounding a future Mazda engine and it doesn't seem to be related to the...
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Mazda patents engine with two turbos and an electric supercharger

Mazda twin-turbo electric supercharged engine patentWe have to hand it to Mazda. Lately, the small Japanese automaker has punched well above its weight with the announcement it would bring a gasoline Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) to market in 2019, dubbed Skyactiv-X. But, what's this? Another piece of news surrounding a future Mazda engine and it doesn't seem to be related to the...
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Report: McLaren working on all-electric supercar

McLaren P1An inside source says that McLaren is embracing electric powertrains by developing an all-electric supercar that will arrive after the marque's F1 successor, the codenamed BP23. Autocar reports the electric supercar was initially meant to be a development mule for future McLaren technology but a well-placed source has confirmed a production model...
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Toyota patent shows device that can make car pillars transparent

Toyota pillar cloaking device patentLong gone are the days of narrow roof pillars that not only looked good from the outside but provided optimal visibility from inside the cabin. Safety standards, while necessary, have enlarged car pillars to sizes that sometimes make it pretty difficult to check surroundings. Toyota may have something to counter the annoyance of massive pillars...
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Someone asked for a fuchsia McLaren 720S, so the brand made it

Fuchsia McLaren 720S by MSOPebble Beach hosts hundreds of outrageous automobiles, but we doubt there will be any other car finished in a hue quite like this fuchsia McLaren 720S. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) undertook the project to build this bespoke 720S commissioned by enthusiast Michael Fux. Fux is an entrepreneur with a serious penchant for one-off cars. He's...
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2018 Porsche Cayenne reveal slated forĀ August 29?

2018 Porsche Cayenne spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-MedienThe 2018 Porsche Cayenne is expected to enter production by the end of this year, but we may have a debut date, thanks to a report from Car and Driver. The publication casually slipped in an August 29 reveal date for the new Porsche Cayenne in a report surrounding the future of the SUV's diesel powertrains. All available intel has simply pointed...
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Great Scott! A DeLorean flying car may actually happen

Concept art for DeLorean Aerospace DR-7 flying carThe DeLorean DMC-12 is a cult classic and an icon, despite a short life for the car itself. Its appearance in "Back To The Future" cemented its legacy. Unlike the movie car, real DMC-12s couldn't fly despite its gullwing doors. Soon, a DeLorean could take to the sky. Paul DeLorean, the nephew of John DeLorean, revealed to Digital Trends that his...
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Someone paid $3,750 for a Mercedes-AMG S65 that once cost $200,000

2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG sold for $3,750Depreciation is the ninth wonder of the world. (Compound interest is the eighth, in case you're wondering.) When it comes to picking out some of the finest automobiles, their high asking prices may not always lead to sky-high residual values. In this case of this 2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, it sold for less than 2 percent of its original MSRP...
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Not one, but two, Ferrari F40s are for sale this week

1991 Ferrari F40 for sale by RM Sotheby'sWhat a week it is. Aside from the plethora of posh vehicles set to be on display at Pebble Beach, two auction houses will kick off their events on August 18, 2017. Sure, there are going to be plenty of stunning cars that cross the block, but how about this: two Ferrari F40s are up for auction. Not one, but two. Both Bonhams and RM Sotheby's have...
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Lowriders to invade high-brow event in Pebble Beach

1936 Master Deluxe lowriderBorn in Southern California, lowrider culture has had a significant impact on car culture at large, though the style has never quite achieved much direct attention. Because of this, a trio of high-class lowriders is set to invade Pebble Beach this week in an effort to showcase the culture and customizing style on a different stage. The three...
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Pennzoil exorcises the 2018 Dodge Challenger Demon in moody video

Pennzoil Dodge Challenger Demon videoPennzoil's thrilling, high-speed video series has gone ahead and exorcised the demon—the 2018 Dodge Challenger Demon, that is. As a follow-up to its heartfelt send off to the Dodge Viper, Pennzoil has taken on Dodge's new king. Fans of Dodge, Pennzoil, or simply really cool cinematics will not be disappointed. CHECK OUT: How the Dodge Demon...
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Here’s how you photograph a $2.5M Pagani Huayra BC

Pagani Huayra BC - Photo: Richard Thomas, Phase OneAn exclusive car deserves on the finest quality photo equipment. In this case, the Pagani Huayra BC was the subject and Phase One provided the state of the art equipment to capture the supercar's good side. But does the Huayra BC really have a bad angle? We don't think so, and we digress. Peta Pixel detailed the behind the scenes look at Richard...
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