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PEBBLE BEACH 2014 - McLaren P1 GTR is confirmed
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:THE McLAREN P1™ GTR DESIGN CONCEPT PREVIEWED AHEAD OF PEBBLE BEACH GLOBAL DEBUTMcLaren will use its presence at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to showcase its ultimate track-focused model, the McLaren P1™GTR,  in design concept form.Conceived in response to requests from buyers of the road legal McLaren P1™ for a track focused edition of their car, and available for purchase only to this group as a fully comprehensive programme to include driving events, training and vehicle support, the McLaren P1™GTRwill go into production in June 2015 when the 375th and final example of the road car has been completed - two decades on from the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans win by the legendary McLaren F1 GTR.The McLaren P1™GTR is being designed and developed using five decades of race-winning knowledge from the pinnacle of motorsport.  Participants in the programme will have unprecedented access to the technologies, resources and expertise which have helped develop and train Formula 1™ champions.The McLaren P1™ GTR design concept will be unveiled during an exclusive preview at the McLaren Brand Centre on the 18th Fairway at the Pebble Beach Lodge at 18.  Read more »
2014 Aurelio - a supercar from Philippines [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
People keep dreaming supercars around the globe. If you cannot afford an ultra hi-tech and expensive automobile from world’s top-notch brands then how about to design and build one on your own? That’s the alternative way that many startups try today and which brings into radar very exotic prototype projects. Aurelio is one of them.It is created by a small team of Philippine designers and engineers. Leaded by Bryan Factor and Brendan Aurelio this Asian supercar attempt now exists in two examples.  Read more »
Edo Competition takes a delivery of the Porsche 918 Spyder
Author: Arunas R
Edo Competition - a German uber-tuning company has taken a delivery of the first of three ordered Porsche 918 Spyders. Sure these hybrid supercars will serve as a base for something big that will come out of workshops of Ahlen-based manufacturer. Knowing taht in the past this tuner took their hand on such extraordinary vehciles like Maserati MC12, Koenigsegg CCR and even Ferrari Enzo, the Posche 918 Spyder program will be a yet another stunning project of a well-established performance car specialist.  Read more »
Watch & listen amazing Ferrari at Goodwood FOS 2014 [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the following press release:Once again, another Festival of Speed has come to an end. Ferrari fans will have numerous memoirs on which to reflect before next year’s event kicks off. Many stunning Ferraris, both classic and modern, were on display this year, turning a lot of fascinated heads. The Prancing Horse’s enthusiasts were excited to see so many of the current range cars, not least witnessing  the UK debut of both the California T and the 458 Speciale. Not one, but two fantastic LaFerrari’s were on display for the first time in the UK, together with a very special one-off car from the company’s Special Projects division.  Read more »
One-of-a-kind Ferrari F12 TRS debuts in Sicily [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the folloeing press release:A NEW ONE-OFF DEBUTS IN THE FERRARI CAVALCADE 2014Maranello, 22nd June 2014 – One of the 90 cars taking part in the third edition of the Ferrari Cavalcade was the F12 TRS, a one-off custom design making its public debut on Sicilian soil.Based on the F12berlinetta, the car was developed at a client’s request as an extreme, two-seater, open-top sports barchetta. One of the initial inspirations for the project was the 1957 250 Testa Rossa. In fact, the F12 TRS is Flavio Manzoni and the Ferrari Style Centre team’s modern, innovative take on that legendary car’s spirit and pays homage to it in its moniker.Like all one-off Ferraris, the F12 TRS is the product of Ferrari’s now-classic approach of creating a truly integrated design.  Read more »
2014 Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo unveiled
Author: Arunas R
Nissan has issued the following press release:NISSAN AND PLAYSTATION REVEAL FUTURE VISION-  Virtual supercar created to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo® driving franchise- NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo hints at the future- 2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body Nissan today lifts the virtual covers off the NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, a vision of what a high performance Nissan could look like in the future. It was created through close collaboration with the creators of Gran Turismo®, Polyphony Digital Inc., the legendary PlayStation® driving franchise. NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo began life as dream project for Nissan designers who were given free rein to create their dream supercar for their own Gran Turismo fantasy garage.Created by a team of young designers at Nissan Design Europe, in London, England, the model was considered to have so much potential that it has benefited from input from an advanced engineering team based at Nissan Technical Centre in Atsugi, Japan.  Read more »
VILLA D'ESTE 2014 - FINAL RESULTS
Author: Arunas R
Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este has issued the following press release:Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014: Glorious tradition, radiant winnersMaserati 450 S awarded the Trofeo BMW Group +++ Opel Motoclub Supersport wins the Concorso di Motociclette +++ Thousands of fans of historic cars and motorcycles enjoy the “Days of Elegance” on Lake Como in the style of the Roaring Twenties and celebrate the “110 Years of Rolls-Royce” and “100 Years of Maserati” anniversaries.Munich/Cernobbio. The presentation of the Trofeo BMW Group set a glorious seal on the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 in Cernobbio, northern Italy, on Sunday. Visitors from around the world once again flocked to Lake Como in their thousands at the weekend to experience the parades of exclusive classic vehicles at the tradition-laden beauty contest for historic cars and motorcycles. The jury presented this year’s Trofeo BMW Group for “Best of Show” to the Maserati 450 S from 1956.  Read more »
Villa d'Este 2014 - A one-off Lamborghini 5-95 Zagato is revealed!
Author: Arunas R
Zagato has issued the following press release:Lamborghini 5-95 Zagato: the storyThe beginning of the collaboration between Zagato and Lamborghini dates back to 1965 when the Milanese brand conceived two exemplars of the Lamborghini 3500 GTZ on the mechanical basis of the 350 GT.During an official meeting in Sant’Agata Bolognese with Ing. Stanzani - body division - and Ing. Dallara - technical division - Elio Zagato, first son of founder Ugo, proposed the construction of a 350 GT with a special body for Marquis Gerino Gerini, former F1 pilot.Zagato received a shortened chassis and dressed it with a light aluminum body with surfaces and volumes adopting the typical Zagato cut-tail: a solution which originated from the philosophy at that time for racing cars with a Zagato body and transferred with success to a more comfortable and well refined Gran Tourism car.  Read more »
Mazzanti Evantra returned to Top Marques Monaco 2014!
Author: Arunas R
Mazzanti Automobili has issued the following press release:Evantra renews its look and attracts once again the eyes of best media and qualified visitors to the most exclusive exhibition in the world. Prince Albert of Monaco in primis, has convincingly showed his appreciation for the new model, long stopping in Mazzanti stand and complimenting with Luca Mazzanti for the Mazzanti Automobili’s  activity.Even a true connoisseur as Loris Capirossi showed his own extreme interest in Evantra , which he wanted to know all the technical details.Evantra immediately impressed the audience's attention for its unusual black camouflage livery, who stunned for originality.Not only that: visitors were enraptured with the new refined interior in Alcantara and soft leather Luxpel, totally natural and aniline treated; with the carbon fiber steering wheel with display and data acquisition telemetry coupled to the new dashboard AIM totally digital; with the new commands, paddle shift plus Manettino, selecting the robotized CIMA gearbox by Automac Engineering.  Read more »
Trident reveals Iceni Magna and Tourer
Author: Arunas R
Not often we do get to hear from a camp of an exotic British car maker –Trident Sportscars. The last occasion was in 2012, when their Iceni model was announced and demonstrated at Salon Prive, London. Today Trident Sportscars announced a global availability for two new versions of the model – Iceni Magna (fastback) and Iceni Venturer (estate).The car is being named as world’s fastest diesel supercar and is powered by a 6.6-liter turbo V8 engine developing 395hp and 700lb.  Read more »
McLaren Special Operations unveils 650S Coupe Concept in China
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS SHOWCASES MSO 650S COUPE CONCEPT IN CHINA- Unique design concept shown ahead of China tour- Bespoke upgrades developed by MSO offer optimised aerodynamic performance and more dramatic appearance- Range of new styling options available for the McLaren 650S Coupe and 650S Spider many of which can also be fitted to the previous 12C modelsMcLaren Special Operations, the bespoke division of McLaren Automotive, has released images of the MSO 650S Coupe Concept – a showcase of the MSO designed and engineered upgrades available for the McLaren 650S Coupe and 650S Spider, the latest models to join to the McLaren Automotive range. The model is being shown throughout China over the coming weeks and includes an array of bespoke MSO features, including a newly designed carbon fibre rear diffuser and MSO-branded carbon fibre side blades.The striking MSO 650S Coupe Concept has a stealth-like, menacing appearence, with subtle upgrades made to the exterior bodywork and within the driver-focused cabin. The MSO 650S Coupe Concept is finished in ‘Agrigan Black’, which is a metallic black paint specially developed in-house with a deep ruby red metallic flake. This paint effect gives the exterior bodywork a dramatic colour change in direct sunlight, contrasting with the extensive use of satin-finished carbon fibre highlights.  Read more »
BEIJING 2014 - World premiere of Lamborghini Aventador  LP 700-4 Nazionale
Author: Arunas R
Automobili Lamborghini has issued the following press release:Automobili Lamborghini at the Auto China 2014 in Beijing- Asian Debut of the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4- World premiere of the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in the special Ad Personam configuration Nazionale- Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo in Asia is going to enter in its 3rd successful seasonSant’Agata Bolognese, 19 April 2014 – A roaring success at the Geneva Motor Show, the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 is making its highly anticipated Asia debut at the Auto China 2014 in Beijing. As the heir to the most successful Lamborghini ever, the Gallardo, the Huracán is expected to make waves in the supercar realm due to its unmatched performance, technical innovation, and styling. In an exclusive Technology Workshop about this model, held before the Beijing Auto Show, Lamborghini presented the instinctive technologies of the innovative super sports car to Chinese media, and unveiled the secrets of the brand’s new legend.At the Auto China 2014 in Beijing Automobili Lamborghini is also going to present its 12 Cylinder Model, the Aventador LP 700-4, in a highly exclusive and appealing configuration called Nazionale, realized by Lamborghini Ad Personam, the personalization program that allows clients to create their own made-to-order Lamborghini.Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini said: “For Lamborghini China is a very important market.  Read more »
[EXCLUSIVE] - Jiotto Caspita - FULL STORY
Author: Arunas R
At the turn of decade when eighties met nineties, as a result of upswing economy was a rise of popularity for supercars. Spectacular trend-setting automobiles like Ferrari F40, Porsche 959 or a highly unique Cizeta Moroder V16T then dominated the field of top-class dreamcars. While both Germans and Italians were globally acclaimed for their much sought-after models, and while the Diablo was still to arise from the hell, three companies from Far East joined their forces and know-how to develop and manufacture what had to become a true street-legal supercar with all best racecar genes in its DNA. We are talking about nothing else but a forgotten Japanese supercar – Jiotto Caspita.It was 1988 when ideas of two gentlemen have reached the same point – to develop and build a supercar in Japan.  Read more »
Rezvani releases third and the last teaser of the Beast
Author: Arunas R
Rezvani Motors has issued the following press release:Today, Rezvani is unveiling its final teaser of BEAST before the sports car officially makes it debut next month.To go along with its impressive performance, BEAST was designed with aerodynamics in mind. Drawing inspiration from military fighter jets, renowned designer Samir Sadikhov gave this high-performance roadster an aggressive and aerodynamic profile.Built using full carbon fiber body panels, BEAST weighs in at a featherlight 1,550 lbs (703 kg).The Rezvani BEAST will make its world debut on May 5th, 2014.  Read more »
Laraki returns with a 1750hp Epitome hypercar
Author: Arunas R
We do rarely witness such unexpected world premier of highly exclusive and powerful hypercar model like the Epitome concept. The new model marks the resurrection of the Moroccan brand Laraki.It was 2002 Geneva Motor Show where Abdeslam Laraki unveiled his first prototype model – the Fulgura (the lightning in latin). Based on the mechanicals of Lamborghini Diablo, the car was intended to be a super powerful machine able to speed up to 398 km/h. A renewed design for Fulgura was brought to Geneva for the next show in 2003.  Read more »
Arrinera Automotive presents final design the Hussarya supercar
Author: Arunas R
Arrinera Automotive has finalized the design of their forthcoming production-ready prototype. According to the company “Hussarya's new design has become more mature and attractive.” Indeed the styling of the Hussarya has now become a sleek and aggressive. Even if reminds several other contenders of the supersportscar class, the Polish supercar has its own features which are dramatically changed in comparison with the very first prototype example revealed in the middle of 2011.The production car will be built around a specially developed chassis, designed by none else but the British supercar guru – Lee Noble.  Read more »
Rezvani Motors releases second teaser for the Beast
Author: Arunas R
Rezvani Motors has issued the following press release:Beware the BEASTOrange County, Ca., 03/31/14 — With the first teaser of BEAST™ hitting the web earlier this month, Rezvani is ready to unveil more details regarding its race-bred sports car.Track ProvenSitting on an already tried and tested chassis, BEAST doesn’t shy away from the race track. With its lightweight carbon fiber body and a six-speed manual transmission, those behind the wheel will be able to pilot the Rezvani BEAST around any track with impressive results, and endless enjoyment.The BEAST's driving dynamics provide tactile feedback and come with limited electronic interference.  Read more »
Rezvani Motors teases the Beast [UPDATED]
Author: Arunas R
A new mystery unheard-of company appeared out of nowehere with a proposar for a brand new contender of supercar area. No more infornation has been issued so far only that the car is set for unveiling sometime in the middle of 2014. Apparently, we'll see quite soon what this Beast will be capable of.UPDATE: A representative of the Rezvani Motors has confirmed that the name of the poduction car will be "Beast". The car might be in the final development stages, since "we hope to launch Beast officially within the next two months, closer to early spring, if not sooner".  Read more »
GENEVA 2014 - Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Automobili Lamborghini has issued the following press release:LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN LP 610-4: THE NEW BENCHMARK AMONG LUXURY SUPER SPORTS CARS1. Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4: The Start of a New Legend- Luxury super sports car with breathtaking performance: 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, top speed of more than 325 km/h- Naturally aspirated V10 engine with 5.2-liter displacement and 449 kW / 610 hp, a combination of direct and indirect injection- Extremely fast-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch transmission- Innovative lightweight concept: hybrid chassis made from carbon fiber and aluminum- Pure and absolute exterior design, full-LED lighting technology- Elegant interior design, top craftsmanship and a host of individualization options- Cockpit with fully integrated controls and virtual 12.3" TFT instrument cluster- New dynamic mode selection concept- Four wheel drive with new hydraulic multi-plate clutch- Carbon-ceramic brakes as standard- Optional variable steering and adaptive suspensionAutomobili Lamborghini is taking a major step into the future: with the newly developed Huracán LP 610-4, the successor to the highly successful Gallardo, the Italian super sports car manufacturer is redefining the benchmark in the segment.  Read more »
GENEVA 2014 - Bugatti unveils Grand Sport Vitesse "Rembrandt Bugatti" special
Author: Arunas R
Bugatti has issued the following press release:Les Légendes de Bugatti”: World première of the “Rembrandt Bugatti” at the Geneva International Motor Show- The fourth model of the exclusive, six-part Legends edition honours Rembrandt Bugatti- Rembrandt Bugatti was the brother of company founder Ettore and one of the most important sculptors of the 20th century- “Rembrandt Bugatti” Legend costs 2.18 million euro net and will be strictly limited to three cars- All first three model series of the Legends edition have been soldMolsheim / Geneva, 3 March 2014. Bugatti is continuing its six-part edition series, “Les Légendes de Bugatti”, at the Geneva International Motor Show (6–16 March) to honour some of the more important people in the company’s history. Last year the long-established French brand successfully presented the first three Legends models. All nine vehicles of these model series have been sold.  Read more »