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Corvette Supercar: 2023 Z06

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  Reinvention of the Iconic Brand                                                  Source:  Corvette Hard Core Track Ready Vette With the 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06, Chevrolet has reinvented the iconic sports car into a track-ready supercar.  Chevy's primary goal with the new Vette is to redesign and redefine it into the rarified league of genuine supercars like the Lamborghini and Ferrari.  Chevy has infused the power and the fury of a hard-core track-ready supercar into the Vette with a new LT6 5.5-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine, along with a Tremec sourced, 8-speed dual clutch gearbox that pushes the power to the rear wheels for quick takeoff and blistering speeds.  The Z06 can hit speeds of 198 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds...all of which places it well into supercar territory. Mid-Engine Supercar In the past, Corvettes have had an engine placed in the front of the vehicle.  The new Corvette Z06 has a mid-engine setup like other supercars.  It sports a ne

Ford's Ultimate Supercar GT LM

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  Ford's GT LM Limited Edition Supercar                                                  Source:  Ford Car Pays Tribute to Ford's 2016 Le Mans Win Production will end on Ford's supercar, the Ford GT, at the end of 2022, but Ford has one last, exclusive, special edition to send it off.  The Ford GT LM limited edition was just unveiled, and it is designed to celebrate the 2016 Le Mans win by the Ford GT Number 68 as well as the historic, Ford racing car's 1-2-3 finish in 1966.  The Ford GT LM even celebrates the racing car's colors of red and blue with a red tinted carbon fiber exterior and a blue or red driver's seat.  For Ford, the GT LM is the supercar of all supercars. Supercar Technologies This limited-edition supercar contains a lot of 3D printed titanium. Most of the body is painted in Liquid Silver.  It is equipped with a unique, 3D printed titanium exhaust system and a titanium badge above the tailpipes.  One of the coolest features is a 3-D printed instr

New Ford Supercar & 2016 Le Mans Win

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  Ford's GT LM Limited Edition Supercar                                                  Source:  Ford Car Pays Tribute to Ford's 2016 Le Mans Win Production will end on Ford's supercar, the Ford GT, at the end of 2022, but Ford has one last, exclusive, special edition to send it off.  The Ford GT LM limited edition was just unveiled, and it is designed to celebrate the 2016 Le Mans win by the Ford GT Number 68 as well as the historic, Ford racing car's 1-2-3 finish in 1966.  The Ford GT LM even celebrates the racing car's colors of red and blue with a red tinted carbon fiber exterior and a blue or red driver's seat.  For Ford, the GT LM is the supercar of all supercars. Supercar Technologies This limited-edition supercar contains a lot of 3D printed titanium. Most of the body is painted in Liquid Silver.  It is equipped with a unique, 3D printed titanium exhaust system and a titanium badge above the tailpipes.  One of the coolest features is a 3-D printed instr

1st McLaren SUV Likely for 2020's

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  SUV That's like a Hypercar                                                                           Super:  McLaren Car Concepts High Performance Driving British supercar manufacturer McLaren is famous for its performance sports cars.  The cars are always gorgeous, "lightweight and performance" vehicles.  Until now, McLaren has not joined the global SUV craze because they don't want to dilute their sports car brand and deviate in any way from their historic DNA.  With a new CEO, McLaren may be ready to change. New CEO Who Loves SUVs German born, PhD in Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Michael Leiters is McLaren's new CEO.  He has a distinguished automotive career.  He's the former chief Technology Officer of Ferrari and is the person who developed the new SUV for Ferrari, the Purosangue.  He also created the highly popular Cayenne SUV for Porsche.  He obviously loves SUVs, their sales and ongoing market growth potential.  He is more than open to devel

Toyota's Stunning, New Sports Car

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  The GR GT3 Sports Car Is in Production                                   Source: Toyota Concept & Patent Images New Performance Sports Car For Track and Road Japanese automotive giant Toyota has just confirmed that it has a gorgeous new sportscar under development.  It is called the GR GT3 and it is stunning.  The company is building a production prototype of the concept that it unveiled to rave reviews at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. Toyota has secured two patents - one for the vehicle itself and the other for the unusual headlights - with the European Union Intellectual Property Office.  This new vehicle represents the likely direction that Toyota sports cars will take in terms of looks, styling, proportions and design in the future.  What We Know The 2-door grand tourer has a very long front hood and a very sporty, sleek and sculptured body. The design is clearly aerodynamic. According to automotive experts, the differentiating features are the rear wing, jutting rear diffuser a

Toyota's Stunning New Sports Car

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  The GR GT3 Sports Car Is in Production                                   Source: Toyota Concept & Patent Images New Performance Sports Car For Track and Road Japanese automotive giant Toyota has just confirmed that it has a gorgeous new sportscar under development.  It is called the GR GT3 and it is stunning.  The company is building a production prototype of the concept that it unveiled to rave reviews at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. Toyota has secured two patents - one for the vehicle itself and the other for the unusual headlights - with the European Union Intellectual Property Office.  This new vehicle represents the likely direction that Toyota sports cars will take in terms of looks, styling, proportions and design in the future.  What We Know The 2-door grand tourer has a very long front hood and a very sporty, sleek and sculptured body. The design is clearly aerodynamic. According to automotive experts, the differentiating features are the rear wing which will likely be chi

Queen Elizabeth's New Supercar

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  McLaren's ELIZABETH II                                                  Source:  McLaren Royal Speeds Up to 205 mph UK-based McLaren Automotive Limited has created a one-of-a-kind supercar to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70 years on the British throne. The vehicle is called "Platinum Jubilee Artura".  Instead of the standard McLaren badge on the nose of the vehicle, a special badge "ELIZABETH 11" is there.  The supercar was developed by the McLaren Special Operations group, which creates highly customized cars for special customers.  The vehicle is sleek, stylish, hybrid and very special.  The special platinum paint that covers the car took more than a week to precisely develop and perfect in various types of light. High Performance Hybrid The Elizabeth II is the brand's first series production, high performance hybrid.  It is sporty, elegant and lightweight at just 3,300 pounds.  Under the hood, is a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that pumps out 577

Hydrogen Supercar & Your 2035 Ride

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  Alpine & IED's New Hydrogen Powered Supercar                                             Source:  Alpine & IED The A-4810  France-based, Renault-owned Alpine, which is a renowned race and sports car maker, has unveiled a hydrogen powered concept car that may be the top car concept of the decade.  Alpine's Design Studio created the hydrogen, electric vehicle with 28 graduate students from the Turin, Italy-based Instituto Europeo di Design (IED), which is one of the top automotive design universities in the world.  The new concept vehicle is called A4810 and it represents their vision of the future for an Alpine supercar in 2035.  It is a spectacular vision of the future of driving a sleek, stylish, sophisticated, fully loaded vehicle with cutting-edge technologies, including a hydrogen powertrain. The vehicle's hydrogen power systems emit zero emissions.   The design team says the hydrogen car "represents the extreme sportiness of the future" that is more

Spectacular Hydrogen Supercar Concept

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  Alpine & IED's New Hydrogen Powered Supercar                                             Source:  Alpine & IED The A-4810  France-based, Renault-owned Alpine, which is a renowned race and sports car maker, has unveiled a hydrogen powered concept car that may be the top car concept of the decade.  Alpine's Design Studio created the hydrogen, electric vehicle with 28 graduate students from the Turin, Italy-based Instituto Europeo di Design (IED), which is one of the top automotive design universities in the world.  The new concept vehicle is called A4810 and it represents their vision of the future for an Alpine supercar in 2035.  It is a spectacular vision of the future of driving a sleek, stylish, sophisticated, fully loaded vehicle with cutting-edge technologies, including a hydrogen powertrain. The vehicle's hydrogen power systems emit zero emissions.   The design team says the hydrogen car "represents the extreme sportiness of the future" that is more