The enthusiast’s guide to all the 2013 performance cars that really matter.
The 2014 Mazda6 sedan will feature a SkyActiv-G 2.0-liter gas engine mated to a SkyActiv-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission. It will also feature “I-ELOOP”, the world’s first capacitor-based regenerative braking system that will improve fuel economy by up to 10 percent.
With a power to weight ratio of 4.8 lbs per hp, the Aspid GT-21 Invictus will deliver a breathtaking experience.
The 2012 Chrysler 300S comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 that produces 292 bhp and 260 lb.-ft. of torque mated with the new ZF 8HP45 8-speed automatic transmission.
The 50th anniversary Renault Alpine A110-50 is created to commemorate the Alpine A 110 Berlinette, one of the most successful rally cars in the ’60s.
The slippery fuel sipper mid-engine extended-range hybrid Infiniti Emerg-e made its first moving appearance at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The 2013 Shelby GT350 will range from a 430-bhp natural aspirated version, to supercharged 525-bhp and tire-melting 624-bhp variants. Only 350 will be made.
This Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.8 AMG came in 2nd place overall during the 1971 Spa 24 Hours and helped put AMG on the performance map.
This wild rear wing could hint at a soaring performance model for the Toyota GT 86 / Scion FR-S.
We’re pitting the 560 bhp 2012 Audi R8 GT vs. the 480 bhp R8 Grand-Am to see the differences between an exceptionally fast road car and a purpose-built race car.
After a 10 minute drive in the 2012 Tesla Model S, it is looking more and more as though Tesla might become another of Elon Musk’s successful launch after the Space X.
The 2013 BMW M135i will be powered by a 320 bhp turbo-charged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder matted to either a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic that will run from 0-62 mph in 4.9 seconds.
The DBS will be replaced with the resurrection of the 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish that takes styling cues from the One-77 supercar.
This year, Toyota returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the TS030 Hybrid in the LMP1 class that will go head-to-head with the Audi R18 e-tron quattros.
With 56 cars racing in the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16, 2012, the #0 DeltaWing Nissan is the car to watch.