Seemingly the only “true” challenger to the might of the Bugatti Veyron is the Aero from Shelby Supercars. But then Bugatti upped the ante with the Veyron Super Sport so Shelby is coming up with a new car. The 2012 Next-Generation is expected to be the fastest road legal car. With an aggressive stance and gorgeous looks, the supercar packs in 1350 hp and will apparently be able to hit the top speed of 275mph. Made mostly out of carbon fiber, the car will sell for $970,000.
For a mighty supercar like Lamborghini Aventador, three minutes is more than enough to make a solid impression. Watch the car take on the forces of nature, as it navigates the Californian desert Coyote Dry Lakebed in this 3-minute special effect thunderstorm. Via: TCH
Take a good, hard look at these renderings, the car is a thing of beauty. Created by Mauro Lecchi, the Lamborghini Levo concept takes a leaf from the design of the Lamborghini Murcielago. Lechhi says he likes his work to be closer to reality, rather than some far off concept, so the Levo does not make a radical departure from Lamborghini’s design language, neither does it have the bells and whistles and otherworldly technology. It is all Murcielago love, clear and square. The curves and slants on the car would all point in the direction of the Levo being worthy of bearing the badge of the raging bull. Lecchi created the concept during his Masters in Transportation Design at Milan.
Pissed at the poor and unreliable performance of his Lamborghini Gallardo, a Chinese enterpreneur decided to do what any sane person would do: beat the shit out of the car with sledgehammers. The Lambo had been bought in October last year, and had recurrent problems. After the dealership managed to make matters worse by messing …
Designer Salvatore Simonetti has come up with an independent design proposal for a successor to the Lamborghini flagship, the Murcielago. The IAAD student created the Lamborghini Murciélago Next Generation concept with a design inspired by the Diablo, and a few other past models from the automaker. With the design so rooted in the Lamborghini tradition, the concept car has many clearly visible design cues from Lamborghini models. And staying true to modern sense, the Murciélago NG concept makes extensive use of Kevlar and carbon fiber to keep the car lightweight and strong.
Lamborghini Aventador was unveiled at a pre-show event in Geneva. The latest offering from Lamborghini is a lightweight with a curb weight of just 3472 pounds. Car names speak stats for Lamborghini, so the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is a four-wheel drive with a power rating of 700PS (690bhp). The supercar has 690Nm of torque, and a 7-speed independent shift rod transmission. Powered by a 6.5-liter V12, the car completes the 0-60mph sprint in an astonishingly fast 2.9 seconds, and has a top speed of 217mph.
We enjoy the beauty and finesse of designs, and the dreams they bring along. It’s a tough line to walk though, especially when you’re looking to redesign something as iconic as the Ferrari Enzo. The renderings you see here belong to designer Peter Simon‘s vision for the Ferrari Enzo. The renderings were intended to be dynamic with organic curves and great looks. I’d have probalby liked the renderings too, if they never talked about the Enzo. This just looks plain fugly when put besides a Ferrari Enzo.
Pagani has unleashed the latest of its supercars, the aggressively styled Huayra. The gullwinged-supercar gets its dose of power from Mercedes-Benz AMG-built 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that sends off a humungous 700 horsepower to the rear wheels, coupled with 740 pound-feet of torque. Weighing under 3000 pounds, the supercar has a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox and gets a top speed of 230mph. The low weight of course is owed to liberal use of carbon fiber and aluminum both in the exteriors and the interiors.
Ferrari’s new model on the block packs in quite a change. The 2012 Ferrari FF comes in the looks of a shooting brake/hatchback body style, with four seats and plenty of space. 2012 FF goes from 0-62mph in just 3.7 seconds, reach a top speed of 208mph, and is powered by a 6.3-liter V12 that puts out 651hp and 504 lb-ft of torque.