Aston Martin’s newest flagship, the 2014 Vanquish, trades a stiff upper lip for a sexier body and a gutsier soul.
This one-piece carbon fiber cockpit structure of Ferrari’s next Enzo on display at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. The design and material efficiencies of the next Enzo will prove torsional rigidity by 27& and beam stiffness by 22% while trimming weight by 20%.
The McLaren P1 on display at the 2012 Paris Auto Show confirms and denies several rumors: No, it won’t have a centrally positioned driver seat; yes, there will be at least one windshield wiper; and yes, doors will open dihedrally, using similar geometry to the 12C.
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type will be powered by a 488 bhp and 460 lb.-ft. 5.0-liter V-8 hitting 60 mph in 4.3 sec and top speed of 186 mph.
The 2013 Aston Martin DB9 is undergoing a discreet series of improvements aimed at enhancing the performance and design of this already alluring grand touring car.
The 2013 Maserati GranTourismo Convertible MC, to be unveiled at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, shares much of the MC Stradale coupe’s styling and power-plant with a slight weight penalty.
If the 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia has a flaw, it’s that it’s possibly too intense.
2012 McLaren MP4-12C. There’s brutal acceleration to be had here—as it turns out, nearly an exact match for the Ferrari 458 Italia.
The McLaren P1, to be unveiled at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, aims to be the quickest and most rewarding series production road car on a circuit.
The 2013 Lexus GS 450h F Sport is the most powerful version of the GS to compete with the Germans in the full-size sports sedan segment.
The limited edition 2013 Mini John Cooper Works GP is powered by a specially-tuned version of the 1.6-liter engine producing 218 horsepower and only 2,000 slotted for production.
The 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet will be unveiled during the 2012 Paris Auto Show featuring a snarling 450-bhp 4.2-liter V-8 mated to a dual-clutch 7-speed S tronic.
The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Coupe SS could come with GM’s potent turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 with output hovering in the region of 250 bhp.
BMW Zagato Roadster – German engineering meets Italian design.
The 2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia, and 2012 McLaren MP4-12C. They’re all impossibly fast and incredibly capable; driven alone and without context, each is a world-beater. But drive them back to back, and both strengths and weaknesses tend to pop out in bold relief.