Since 2013, the Toyo Treadpass event has been one of the highlights of the Las Vegas-based aftermarket bacchanalia known as SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association). Every year in early winter the world’s best custom builders, largescale OEMs, armies of rim companies and makers of newfangled automotive trinkets and gadgets descend to Sin City for a week of vodka-lubricated hobnobbing, partying, deal brokering and — most importantly — showing off the world’s best customized cars. Truly the coolest vehicles on 2, 3, 4 and even 6-wheels.
With the 2019 ZR1, the Chevrolet Corvette has ascended to the ranks of the genuinely fire-breathing super-sports cars, joining the rarefied likes of the McLaren P1 and the Lamborghini Aventador (one of which infamously caught itself on fire!). Continue reading THE 212-MPH, 755-HP CORVETTE ZR1 IS A STREET-LEGAL, TRACK-READY MONSTER
The rumbling, menacing Mercedes-AMG GT sports car is an incredible machine to drive, both on the road and at the track. But it does have the very minor shortcoming of only having seating for two, so Mercedes-AMG has solved that problem with the introduction of a musclebound 630-horsepower four-door monster that tops out at 195 mph. Continue reading THE ALL-NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT IS A RIP-ROARING, 195-MPH 4-DOOR COUPE
The annual supercar extravaganza known as the Geneva International Motor Show is still weeks away, but Ferrari‘s debutant for that event has been released early in response to leaked photos posted by Autocar.jp. Continue reading THIS IS THE ALL-NEW 488 PISTA, AND IT COULD BE THE FASTEST FERRARI EVER
It sounds like sacrilege: a four-wheel-drive Ferrari with snow tires, back seats, and—wait for it—a hatchback. What the hell is going on here? Was the storied Italian supercar manufacturer taken over by Subaru?
No longer will sun-loving Lamborghini Aventador Roadster buyer suffer the heartbreak of living with only 700 horsepower, because at next week’s Frankfurt Motor Show the Italian supercar builder will publicly unveil the Aventador S Roadster.
Some enthusiasts regard the last iteration of the original air-cooled 1995-’98 Porsche 911, code-named “993,” as the best version of that car. Now the wrenches at Gunther Werks have set out to build the best version of the 993, with their 400-horsepower 400R.