I love it when a car maker produces something which we’ve all secretly dreamed of, but never dared hoped for. This Ladies and Gentlemen,…
The McLaren P1, revealed this evening, is set to become a yardstick by which all other hypercars are compared against – much in the same way as its predecessor, the F1, did in 1992.
Given how comprehensive this latest set of pictures is, it’s hard to believe they are ‘leaked’ rather than deliberately ‘seeded’, but either way they now reveal the a huge electro-mechanical rear wing which provides downforce at high speeds, but perhaps also acts as an air brake – as it did in the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.
After weeks of teasing, McLaren Automotive has unveiled a new hypercar to take on the mantle of their first ever road car, the McLaren F1. The McLaren P1 has one simple goal: to be the best driver’s car in the world on road and track.
With a little over 2 weeks remaining, McLaren has shown us a little more of its new super sports car – codenamed P12 – with a second camouflaged image plus a 70-second video.
Porsche’s 918 Spyder has entered a critical phase in its development as the first prototype vehicles begin a period of driving trials on the road.
Well we weren’t expecting a Hybrid were we? Be honest, don’t get all smug on hindsight. We were so busy focusing on its looks, dynamics and price point that we paid too little attention to its powerplant, and despite its drop-dead gorgeous looks there’s far more to this new beauty than meets the eye.
2010 will come to be known as the turning point for environmentally responsible, alternative-energy motoring – it was the year when high-performance sporting brands made hybrid and electric powerplants cool. Porsche revealed the 911 GT3 R Hybrid, sent it out to compete with the big guns at the Nürburgring 24 hours and in ALMS and in doing so, showed that ‘green’ doesn’t mean slow
Ten days ahead of the official unveil at the Paris Motor Show, Lotus have unveiled the next step in their journey. The Elite promises to redefine a “modern classic”.
A long time coming, this has been. A truly landmark day for my own little view of the automotive world. Not even in my…
More evidence hinting at a production version of BMW’s M3 GT4.