McLaren 12C CAN-AM Edition Racing Concept Debuts During Pebble Beach Weekend
Aug16

McLaren 12C CAN-AM Edition Racing Concept Debuts During Pebble Beach Weekend

McLaren 12C CAN-AM Edition Racing Concept McLaren is debuting their new 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept at the Pebble Beach Concours.  This hardcore racing version of the already blisteringly fast MP4-12C weighs only 1,200 kg (or 2645 lbs) and boasts a 30 percent increase in downforce over the road car.   The McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition Racing Concept is also the most powerful 12C out there.  The race-tuned engine puts out 630 hp, 38...

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New McLaren MP4-12C Spider
Jul03

New McLaren MP4-12C Spider

McLaren MP4-12C Spider The McLaren MP4-12C is now topless.  Yep, McLaren has added the Spider to its supercar stable.  An MP4-12C-C, if you will.  And, (especially from the top) it’s gorgeous.  Gorgeous and fast.  The MP4-12C Spider shares the hardtop’s 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 that puts out 616 bhp and 600 foot-pounds of torque channeled through the rear wheels via a 7 Speed SSG dual-clutch transmission. Time to 62 mph...

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The McLaren F1 Turns Twenty
May31

The McLaren F1 Turns Twenty

Every day, it seems, newer and faster cars are appearing on the automotive scene.  Ferrari is in the middle of creating a V-12 hybrid F70.  Porsche is soon to roll-out its 918 Spyder hybrid.  Pagani has the new Huayra, Koenigsegg the Agera and Ascari the KZ1R.  Bugatti is up to something like 12 variations on the Veyron, each more intense than the last.  Now, it looks like the Hennessey Venom GT will steal the fastest car crown. ...

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Ferrari Tailor-Made
May03

Ferrari Tailor-Made

If buying a new Ferrari isn’t awesome enough, Ferrari now has a bespoke car department called The Project Ferrari Tailor Made Programme.  Through this program, Ferrari buyers who feel a new F12 Berlinetta isn’t exclusive enough can order a fully customized version of their favorite prancing horse.  The program offers three optional starting points.  The Classica collection, which, according to Ferrari, “provides a...

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Why All the Hyper-SUVs?

Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to cars, I’m all about performance.  Not just speed, but proper performance for the type of car.  I want my trucks to haul and tow.  I want my SUVs to plow through the snow.  I want my super cars to corner, accelerate, brake.  A car needs a proper balance of traits to suit its tasks, especially a daily driver.  A strait line quarter-mile muscle car or an all-out bad-ass off-roader are a...

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