Category Archives: Exotics
British’s all-time favorite super car company Mclaren is famous for thrashing big super car manufacturers like Ferrari and Lamborghini in the past. Their Baby super car has earned great respect in its category due to its mind boggling performance but lacked the sex appeal of genuine super car. So, Mansory the German’s elite tuning company went on for the expedition to change the overall character of MP4-12C And came up with something different.
The Arabs known for owning the most exclusive cars in the World have now finally made it to the list of the countries who manufacture their own cars. W Motors which is owned by Ralph Debbas, a Lebanese who founded and now chairs the company has introduced the first super car of Arab world. W Motors has named it Lykan.
Every year we see a lot of automakers celebrate their anniversaries by creating special edition cars which are manufactured in limited number and sometimes these are concept cars which are made to show the capabilities of a company. Earlier this year we saw Lamborghini celebrating their 50th anniversary by introducing Optimus Prime like hyper car with V12 power plant from Aventador known as Venono. This wasn’t enough for Lamborghini as they have now came up with spiced version of their flagship battle cruiser known as Lamborghini Aventador LP720-4 50 Anniversario Edition.
Rolls Royce is going to sponsor the Bloodhound SSC which will be hitting the 1,000 mph barrier. Rolls Royce always tries to remain the center of attraction by their uniqueness and exclusivity and the Bloodhound SSC well matched their outlook, so they associated their name with the project. It is to be noted that Bloodhound SSC will be the first car to hit the 1000 mph barrier and will attempt the world record of fastest land runner ever. Rolls Royce PLC announced that they are supporting the Bloodhound SSC as an educational project and they will provide a version of EJ200 engine for the project.
BMW is back in form to give the enthusiasts the thrill they require in BMW, after turning back to hybrid technology and focusing more on daily running cars, BMW is making a comeback in sporting world with BMW M8. Based on the platform of BMW i8 -famous for being featured in Mission Impossible as ride of Tom Cruise- the BMW M8 is said to be the BMW supercar comeback. The lost image of BMW would be regained in supercar industry with this car, which is expected to be released in 2016 which happens to be the centennial year of BMW. The state of art gasoline powertrain is the selling factor in the car and it is a big boost for the sporting image of the brand as told by caranddriver, who dig the information.
As we already know that Mclaren have decided to make their comeback into the Hyper car category by the introduction of Mclaren P1. And my God it earned some serious attention from the fans. With expected deliveries commencing from the end of this year. Team Mclaren has started working day and night testing in baddest and meanest atmosphere to check the endurance of their flagship battle cruiser. Recently it was spied testing on the arctic circle and some other random locations around the globe .
Bugatti has earned great respect in the automotive world and their creation known as Veyron has earned tons of awards due to the spectacular engineering involved in it. Usually there are very rare companies which not only improved their standards but also gained some undisputed respect in the fans and People usually think of Bugatti as that kind of a company but thats not true at all. In the time of 1990s the time of my childhood we used to have Ferrari F40, Porsche 959, Lambroghini countach and jaguar XJ220 as the most high end hyper cars. But there is another name which I believe is lost somewhere in swamp. Bugatti EB 110 was one of the hyper which quickly made it to the list of fastest cars at that time.
Porsche 911 turbo is one of the most awaited cars of 2013 and it is launched this week, the ultimate 911 is the title it deserves according to us. The launch of the 2014 Porsche 911 turbo was important this year because it is the 50th anniversary 911 for Porsche, and also it is going to be revealed on the upcoming Frankfurt Auto show where the first 911 was debuted. Not to forget it is the 40th anniversary of the 911 turbo itself, and this time we were expecting something which is really exhilarating. We must say that Porsche sure gave a better performance to the 911 turbo, but not only the bar of performance is set higher the efficiency is also improved, making it a complete package.
The next contender for world record SSC Tuatara is in its final stages, and is ready to hit the roads in near future. SSC make it sure that the new Tuatara will be the new ‘Fastest Car of the World’ after conducting a series of tests on the car. From a long time SSC is giving Bugatti chills, as the Tuatara has a major lead on Veyron when it comes to power, 1,700 horsepower to 1,183 horsepower. Recently, the engine of Tuatara a twin-turbocharged 7.0 liter V-8 engine was tested on a dyno, and the results produced were quite comforting for SSC.
Vencer a Dutch firm were in the pursuit of making a supercar of their own, they have been on work since many years and on this year’s 2013 Top Marques Monaco they came up with their Vencer Sarthe supercar. Sarthe is quite reasonable supercar having a powerful V8, made by none other than General Motors. The name choice of the supercar draws inspiration from French race track that plays host to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the car seems to be the brainchild of Le Mans prototypes of 1980s.