Piecha AMG GT-RSR

The $265,000 Piecha AMG GT-RSR

Famous for its use as Formula 1’s present safety car, the Mercedes-AMG GT S has been revamped and introduced as the Piecha AMG GT-RSR. The German tuning company has customized the Mercedes-AMG coupe with enhancements that improve the output as well as the airflow around it.

A modification specialist’s performance module has been developed and fitted (produced in partnership with Performmaster) to boost Mercedes-AMG’s twin-turbocharged V-8 engine with an additional 109 hp and 139 ft lbs of torque. The car is now capable of releasing 612 horses and 619 ft lbs of torque; it has achieved acceleration from zero to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 205 mph.

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The exterior has also undergone a few modifications that improve the aerodynamics of the car.  One of the more noticeable accents to the complement body are the distinctly articulated side skirts (with five LEDs for illumination upon entry and exit). Carbon fibre has been used not to compromise the lightweight structure of the model. Front apron’s splitters, a diffusor (replacing the original underfloor panels), and a rear spoiler (besides the production model’s retractable braking spoiler) are amongst other additions that give the model its aggressive character. The posterior has also been upgraded with four 90 mm tailpipes that are chrome-plated and double-walled. Piecha comes with a more fine-tuned driving experience thanks to supplementing the existing electronic suspension with coilovers and addition of Yokohama’s Advan Sport V105 tires.

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Priced over $265,000, only 50 examples of the special edition Piecha AMG GT-RSR will be produced and buyers need to put their names on a waiting list. The modification package, however, is also available for existing GT and GT S models.

Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

The new Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

With each new edition Lamborghini is setting new standards of raw ferocity and superior luxury on the road. The latest Centenario model is no exception. At $2.2 million, only 20 cats will be manufactured and potential buyers are already lining up to own one of the exclusive vehicles.

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Lamborghini unveiled the automotive masterpiece this week at Pebble Beach after the debut of the coupe version earlier this year. The naturally aspirated V12 sports 770 horsepower, making  it, along with its nearly identical coupe brother, the most powerful Lamborghini to date. The name celebrates what the hundredth birthday of its founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, with th intention of delivering “the freedom of a true open-top super sports car for a pure drive experience,” said Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali.

Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

The car represents a new design direction for Lamborghini, with “clean surfaces and superb reflections” and an ethos of “form following function.”  The ultra-exclusive Centenario accelerates from from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of more than 350 km/h. Braking distance is equally impressive: from 100-0 km/h in just 31 m. this model adopts Lamborghini new rear wheel steering, which increases turning agility at low speed while increasing stability at high speed.

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Retaining the brand’s core DNA in design, Centenario’s silhouette is defined by low overhangs in the front and rear for a clean, sensuous, mono-body shape.  The signature matte finish is achieved through a new high-tech process dissolving the metal while diluting and diminishing the appearance of the metal grain, which results in a silky and rich exterior finish.

Aston Martin

Aston Martin’s new Red-Hot Vanquish Zagato Volante Convertible

There is a reason famous British agent 007 has a thing for Aston Martins. These cars are a statement of class and the epitome of refined elegance. And the new Red-Hot Vanquish Zagato Volante Convertible is a testament to how far the brand would go in terms of design and performance.

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The model is tailored for the North American market and made of carbon-fibre on the collaborative tradition between Aston Martin and Milan’s master design team Zagato. This is a partnership that started with the 1960 DB4 GT Zagato race car and has proven to be quite successful over the years. The convertible benefits from open-air exhilaration that is provided by a 600 hp V-12 engine that permits hair-raising acceleration from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

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Aston Martin has maintained the same general body aesthetic as the Vanquish Zagato, although the Volante features a hidden folding hood; carbon-fibre sills along the circumference; round taillights with “bladed” LED illumination; and dominant side strakes (similar to those on the Aston Martin CC100 concept). The pronounced forward stance and the sculpted rear haunches enhance the open-top tourer athletic aesthetic of the model.

Interior accents include a cabin covered with anodized bronze and herringbone carbon-fibre elements. The Bridge of Weir leather seats are stitched with a quilted Z pattern (also found on the inside doors) and headrests are branded with the same letter in honour of the coachbuilder.

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Buyers interested in owning the new vehicle will have to hurry if they want to get their hands on one as only 99 examples will be built. There is no official word on pricing yet, but reports indicate that the Vanquish Zagato Volante will be priced between $500,000 and $850,000. Deliveries are planned to commence as early as 2017.

Nissan GT

The new 2017 Nissan GT-R

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has debuted the newly revamped 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO, which is already on sale in dealerships throughout Japan. The new model boasts exclusive styling that incorporates the racing philosophy of form following function into multiple motorsports-inspired technologies to enhance the car’s performance. These include optimized aerodynamics and custom tuned suspension and powertrain to create a balanced machine that performs well on both the road and track.

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The new GT-R NISMO carries a refreshed version of the original 2017 GT-R interior, with the cabin having a more upscale feel than its predecessor. The shape of the dashboard adopts a “horizontal flow” for increased stability for the car’s front-seat passengers.  The distinct driver-oriented environment offers a new standard of comfort for those behind the steering wheel. There is an enlarged 8-inch touch-panel monitor with large icons on the display screen that is simple to use, and a new Display Command control located on the carbon-fiber center console for easy operation.

The redesigned dashboard, steering wheel and center armrest are all covered with fine Alcantara® leather for increased comfort. Another unique feature to the GT-R NISMO is the leather-appointed Recaro® carbon fiber bucket seats with red Alcantara® inserts.

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Performance has also been upgraded, thanks in part to the model’s significantly reinforced body. The GT-R’s special Bilstein® DampTronic driver-adjustable system uses multiple vehicle information systems for damping forces and high levels of controllability that suit a variety of driving situations. The GT-R ‘s starting price begins at $111,585 and that includes a $1,595 destination charge.

The 2017 GT-R raises the bar for ultimate performance as it steps up to a new level of premium with hand-crafted materials.

Pininfarina's H2 Hydrogen Hellion

Pininfarina’s H2 Hydrogen Hellion

In the light of super-cars debuted by the biggest brands iconic Italian design house Pininfarina has unveiled the future of luxurious transportation in the face of the H2 Hydrogen Hellion. Famous for pushing the boundaries of creativity, comfort and technology – the design team has succeeded in creating a car that easily combines the collective qualities of rivals Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati in one spectacular supercar that is powered by hydrogen.

The zero-emissions rocket ship the H2 Speed was named the Best Concept at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, where it made a VIP appearance.  Few things are known about the new daring model and one of them is the top speed of 186 mph that puts to shame even some of fastest cars on the market. 503 horse powers will provide a boost that allows for 0-62 mph acceleration in 3.4 seconds.

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Pininfarina has announced an initial number of only 10 cars to be built in the near future, which means there will be a pre-order list wealthy buyers will need to put their names on as early as possible if they want to get a taste of the zero-emission supercar. A price is yet to be announced but given the advanced technology and performance capabilities of the H2 Speed – it will probably be in the millions, although this will likely only increase the interest towards the limited edition work of technological wonder.

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Prospective buyers can learn more about the new model at the Turin Motor Salone dell’Auto di Torino. Another exclusive eye-catcher will also turn heads at the high-profile event -the one-off BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé.

Audi R8 V10 Plus

Audi’s Fastest Production Car Ever

Audi debuted the new R8 V10 Plus, which is the brand’s highest performing version of the second-generation R8 to date. It became available in April at a starting price of $190,000. The car’s mid-mounted naturally aspirated V-10 results in 610 hp or 60 hp more than the previous version. The same base-model R8 is used and continues to be powered by a V-10, which produces 540 hp; the starting price of that model is $163,000. (Audi has discontinued the V-8 version of the R8.)

Carbon fibre has been used for the firewall and some of the external body elements like the splitter and rear wing. The new V10 Plus is almost 15 percent lighter than the last version, which is an impressive achievement without compromising any of its sturdiness. It is able to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. As a whole, the new car is more rigid than its predecessor, and benefits from enhanced agility and responsiveness.

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Improvements to the cockpit have been made and consist in the introduction of digital instrument clusters to the dash and placement of four control buttons on the steering wheel. This makes the model all the more functional as the driver can select the car’s driving mode and engage the sport exhaust with a single motion.

Changes in the exterior are subtle with a just a hint of a crispier design. The V10 Plus is visually distinguished from its predecessor by the fixed rear wing. This makes the V10 Plus a dynamic sport model with versatile performance capabilities even if it only contains half the parts of the base V8. Currently, it is only available as a coupe, and Audi offers a choice of 11 exterior colours.

Mazzanti's New Limited Edition Supercar

Mazzanti’s New Limited Edition Supercar

The 1,000-hp Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli made its debut at the 2016 Turin Auto Show as the most powerful car to ever come out of Italy. Although it is not as widely recognized as Ferrari or Lamborghini, Mazzanti is in the same league as these brands illustrious brands in terms of performance and design.

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The Evantra Millecavalli is a further development of the basic Evantra model and its name Millecavalli is Italian for “a thousand horses,” to mark the car’s power output, which tops even the 950 hp of the Ferrari LaFerrari. The power comes from a twin-turbocharged 7.2-liter V-8 engine of Mazzanti’s own design. It is responsible for a peak torque of 885 pound-feet and acceleration from 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds and on to a top speed of over of 250 mph.

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Power is not the only impressive feature of the limited edition Evantra Millecavalli as the model exhibits a sophisticated chassis on top of other things. A wider track, Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, OZ Racing lightweight wheels, and sticky Pirelli Trofeo R tires are some of the core elements that transform the design into something truly spectacular.

The car is still in its pre-production stage, leaving a great deal of the model’s specifics yet to be revealed. However, one thing is for certain at this point and that is that the Evantra Millecavalli will surely grace some of the world’s best racetracks for fine-tuning.

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Only 25 units of the exclusive vehicle will be produced for now and 3 have already been sold to unknown buyers. The first hybrid supercar boasts a starting price of £600,000 – which is more than a Ferrari. It is completely handmade and comes with a choice of an aluminium or carbonfibre body. The latter option allows for the shortest construction time of 8 months and is likely to be favoured by most customers. The styling is defined by bold, rear-hinged doors and large 20in alloy wheels.

Ford's GT ’66 Heritage Edition

Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition

A week after its historic win against Ferrari at Le Mans, Ford commemorates the win of the original GT in 1966. The new special edition named Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition is a striking combination of historical significance and contemporary elegance. The exterior is painted Shadow Black with customers given the choice of matt or gloss – with silver stripes and exposed carbon bits. Accents include no.2 graphics, and a gold satin clear-coat on the wheels.

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The interior of the limited edition vehicle sees the Ford GT carbon-fiber seats enwrapped in Ebony leather, with pillowed inserts and plow-through stitching. The seats’ head restraints and the steering wheel bear the Ford GT logo. An Ebon-leather wrap can also be found on the instrument panel, pillars and headliner with gold appliqués on the panel, the seat’s X-brace and shift paddles. Similarly to the 1966 race car, the steering wheel is wrapped in leather, with the seat belts featuring unique blue webbing.

Other unique features include serialized identification plate, the #2 interior door graphic, and exposed matte carbon fiber door sills, air register pods and center console. The main intent of the design is to highlight the origins of the famous Ford GT. The looks remain distinctly based on the GT40 Mark II race car, but the new styling is accentuated with cues to provide a modern interpretation.

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The Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition can be viewed at FordGT.com trough the configuration tool. It will only be made available in limited quantities for the 2017 model year only. The price premium remains to be confirmed, although a base price of £400k-plus has been suggested. Prospective buyers will be required to put down their names on a waiting list if they wish to own a modern car that is built on a theme of historic significance.

The Rolls-Royce Vision 100 Concept

The Rolls-Royce Vision 100 Concept

Revealed in London, the latest Vision 100 Concept from Rolls-Royce is head-turning in many ways. The futuristic car is a big departure from the traditional clean-cut forms of the brand’s luxurious vehicles and represents a bold journey down the path of innovation and experimentation. Marketed under the official name 103EX – the stylistic and engineering qualities of the vehicle are truly remarkable, whether or not the public is ready for such a dramatic change of direction.

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Floating headlamps and blade-edged verticality of the fenders still represent the classic allure of a Royce but the overall design is imposing and visually heavy. The most drastic element change is the square, flat grille. This is surely one way to turn heads on the road and it will, undoubtedly, change the way persona luxury is perceived from now on. In trying to create a fully autonomous and electric vehicle Rolls-Royce has succeeded admirably as the new 103EX demonstrates a seamless and effortless merger of technology, comfort and functionality.

The Rolls-Royce Vision 100 Concept

The car is 5.9 meters in length and 1.9 meters in height in keeping with the respective dimensions of the current Rolls Royce Phantom. It has F1-style exposed wheels connected to the “hull” of the car that appear to allow it to ‘float’ off of the ground. An elongated hood no longer houses an engine but an electric motor, allowing for luggage to be stored through the side. The luggage door conveniently opens automatically upon arrival and closes when the car is locked. The large, upright grille remains present as does the Spirit of Ecstasy, which is now manufactured from glass and illuminates as passengers arrive.

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Once passengers step into the Rolls Royce Vision NEXT 100, they enter their Effortless Journey. With the help of an artificial intelligence named Eleanor in honour of Eleanor Thorton – an English Actress and Artist’s Model who was the model behind the Spirit of Ecstasy for artist Charles Sykes. Inside, occupants enjoy a cabin like nothing else before it, with a single sofa at the back of the cabin. The sofa is made of the finest silk and wool and creates one of the most luxurious seating surfaces in an automobile. A massive OLED screen and a clock are the only two other present items inside the cabin.

The BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition

The BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition

German automaker BMW is rolling out a commemorative limited-edition vehicle – the BMW M3 30 Jahre Limited-Edition celebrates the 30th anniversary of the automaker’s M3 model, launched in 1986.

The original BMW M3 remains an icon to car enthusiast and the new model builds on top of the strong car-making traditions of the brand. The new Jahre Edition features aesthetic alterations – a black chrome tailpipe trim and carbon fiber elements. M gills with “M3 30 Jahre” inscribed on them have been fitted and blend well with the vehicle’s metallic paint coloring, pointing toward the model’s heritage.

The BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition

BMW’s new M3 30 is expected to go on sale in the summer of 2016, and it will be priced from £82,675 or $120,000. The commemorative model will be limited to just 30 editions in the United Kingdom and additional exclusive 500 models worldwide. Social media campaigns are attracting a lot of interest online and show the car’s slick exterior and beautiful design features.

The BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition

The e anniversary model “30 Jahre M5″ will be the most powerful serial production automobile to be built by BMW with its 600 bhp (441 kW) and a maximum torque of 700 Nm. It accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds. The special model has a combined fuel consumption: 9.9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 231 g/km and features the Competition Package with modified suspension settings with a tighter spring/damper set-up. There is a specific control set-up for the Active M Differential of the rear axle differential to improve traction. The steering implements M-specific Servotronic function and a more direct control map. On top of that, the M Dynamic Mode of the Dynamic Stability Control DSC is more geared towards sporty handling properties.

The visual appearance of the BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5″ is both dynamic and spectacular. Its muscular, elegant shapes are emphasized by the ssilken, shimmering matt Frozen Dark Silver metallic finish.