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DSD Design Boreas Hypercar with 1000-hp

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Following the footsteps of GTA Spano the new Spanish firm DSD Design  Motorsport wants a piece of the hypercar business and by the looks of things they’re coming prepared. This is the Boreas, named after a virile Greek god, and it claims some serious numbers.


Published on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 5:20 by
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Official: Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition

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There used to be a time when you heard the word Superbike the only image that popped into your mind was that of a lasciviously curvaceous Ducati in a tricolore livery. Now the Italian brand has come up with something that pays tribute to that image and brings back memories: the 2017 Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final […]


Published on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 8:42 by
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Isle of Man Gets a BAC Mono Police Car!

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Alright, before you mock, they are not going to be chasing criminals in this thing or any sort of police activities at all. The BAC Mono Police Car provided by the Liverpool-based car maker to the Isle of Man government is a publicity stunt, and it cerebrates British innovation and engineering. Not everything has to have a […]


Published on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 9:17 by
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NIO EP9 Sets New Nurburgring Lap Record

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It wasn’t that long ago that the new electric super car NIO EP9 shook the auto world by setting the world’s quickest autonomous lap at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas, but already they have broken yet another record. This one was their own, the EP9’s Nurburgring lap record which the new attempt improved by nearly […]


Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6:09 by
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Road-Going Lister Knobbly – Pricing and Specs

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Lister Motor Company announced today the pricing and specs of the Road-Going Lister Knobbly, the first original specification continuation car to be fully eligible for IVA type approval. The retro-modern sports car will be available from June 2018 with two different engines and price tags that will cause the stoutest of men to tremble.


Published on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:21 by
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Spyker C8 Preliator Gets Koenigsegg V8

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Two European boutique car makers have joined forces to present exotic car buyers a viable alternative to the Ferraris and Lamborhginis they are so used to. We are talking about the new Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder which made it Geneva debut last week with a Koenigsegg V8 in its midst. 


Published on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:27 by
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BAC Mono Hits the Ice in First Winter Driving Event

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When you think of a track toy like BAC Mono snow and ice are the probably the last places you want to use it. But in order to show off the car’s versatility, and partly because why not, the makers of the Mono took it to the frozen lake of Are in West Sweden and […]


Published on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:05 by
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NIO EP9 Sets Fastest Autonomous Lap Record

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Not long after setting a world record for the fastest electric car in the world at the Nurburgring, NIO EP9 is back at it, this time setting a record for the fastest autonomous lap ever. The venue for this stunt was Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, and the time 2 minutes 40.33 seconds.


Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 11:43 by
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Zenvo TS1 GT One-Off Marks Brand’s 10th Anniversary

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In spite of all the hits Zenvo Automotive has been taking since its birth with people calling their hyper car stupid, pointless, and downright dangerous, they are still going strong because they believe in natural evolution and the idea that if you keep making them the quirks will eventually work themselves out. They are now […]


Published on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:25 by
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Official: Koenigsegg Agera RS Gryphon

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Major auto shows always mean a new special edition or one-ff Koenigsegg, and here’s the offering for this year’s Geneva Motor Show. This handsome beast you see here is called Koenigsegg Agera RS Gryphon, and it is the kind of car, one would imagine, Ragnar Lothbrok would drive… if he weren’t an ancient fictional viking. 


Official: Eagle Spyder GT

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Even though it is one of the world’s rarest and most expensive coachbuilt cars, everybody is familiar with the Eagle Speedster E-Type thanks to one Jeremy Clarkson and a little known show called Top Gear. Now the makers of that piece of automotive jewelry have come up with a convertible version called the Eagle Spyder […]


Published on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 6:47 by
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Singapore Joins the Hypercar Game with Dendrobium

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This March at the Geneva Motor Show the world will see for the first time what a Singaporean hypercar looks like. Mind you, the Dendrobium by Vanda Electrics is no ordinary hypercar but an all-electric one like Rimac Concept One. And since the Croatian car turned out to be a magnificent creation we should dismiss […]


Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 5:36 by
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Lightweight Avatar Roadster Revealed in Production Guise

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In recent years the British sports car as we knew it has morphed into something that has very little in common with cars that created this celebrated class in the years after WWII. Take the BAC Mono, for instance. That thing looks and costs like a bloody super car. Now, though, Devon-based form has come […]


Published on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:12 by
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Lykan HyperSport Filmed at 100oct Event

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At one of 100 Octane super car meetings this year the visitors were treated to something truly special. All the way from Middle East, via the set of Fast and Furious 7, they were greeted by a red Lykan HyperSport, one of the most expensive cars in the world and the only one with diamonds […]


Published on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 5:24 by
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You Can Now Reserve an Alpine Premiere Edition

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Looks like the Alpine sports car revival we’ve been waiting for is finally almost there to enter production. The company has just opened 1,955 reservation spots for the launch edition version of the car, the Alpine Premiere Edition, which in finished guise will cost between €55,000 and €60,000 in France.


Published on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 5:57 by
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