The idea of a track day car, something designed solely to go as fast as possible on a track with almost no restrictions placed on the designer, is something that entered the automotive world’s collective conscience some time in the late nineties. They’ve always been the province of the more money than sense crowd, but…
Spring has arrived! What better way to celebrate than with a blown 6-speed drop-top V10 on an empty twisty country road.
Toyota! We give you guys shit for being beige sometimes, but I have to admit that when you get it right, you really get it right. And by "it," I mean performance cars. You've got a fantastic sporting heritage that no one can argue with.
Releasing these new photos of the Porsche 918 Spyder, the company has announced some exciting development news: with the aid of its electric motors, the plug-in hybrid prototype is currently developing 770 HP and returning up to 74 MPG. Also, ummm...I messed my pants.
What is the easiest way to have a nice dinner with friends immediately ruined? How about being told your expensive Dutch super car just burned itself to the ground while you were enjoying your meal.
It all started (or re-started, rather) with the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni. Now the two-wheel-drive Lambo is a solid part of the company's Gallardo lineup, with the base-model LP 550-2 coupe and now — debuting in Los Angeles — the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder.
Although there is no shortage of Lada Riva's in Western Europe, coming across one of these boxy sedans in the US is very rare. We found this modified example for sale on Ebay with a buy it now price that could probably get you several dozen Lada's in many other parts of the world.
It's one thing for oil sultans to chrome their vehicles, but this R8 Spyder was prepped by Audi itself for an auction to benefit Sir Elton John's AIDS charity. The new owner should find a way to spin it suspended from a ceiling as the world's coolest disco ball.
Lamborghini's latest exotics borrow heavily from the aerodynamic designs of modern aviation. Makes sense for a group of enthusiasts in a rainbow of Lamborghinis to meet up with a team of pilots for the ultimate desert dogfight.
Lamborghini's made the Gallardo Superleggera slightly less leggera but more super by removing the top to make the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante, which is a sexy mouthful.
The Porsche 918 Spyder's the sexiest hybrid concept out there, offering Carrera GT-like performance and some high, mostly made-up fuel economy number you stop caring about as soon as you hear the 3.4-liter V8 rumble.
Beck Hansen's first big hit was a song called "Loser." The Beck who makes Porsche Spyder replicas like today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is no loser, but will the car's price make it a big hit with you?
Pete Vack of Veloce Today wrote this compelling summary of one of the coolest books written about Alfa Romeos. We love Alfas, so we couldn't resist. Hell, even if you don't love Alfas, you should probably buy it. —Ed.
Kirk Wright, a Florida hedge fund manager, hung himself when faced with a 710-year sentence for 47 counts of fraud, and swindling $185 million from clients including 78 NFL players. This is the gaudy, pink-festooned Lamborghini he bought his wife.
With their compound eyes, multiple legs and silk-weaving antics, arachnids are pretty complex creatures. Now Nice Price or Crack Pipe wonders if an equally complicated Mitsubishi Spyder can lure you into its web.