Motoring

McLaren Refutes Its Purchase By Audi

Posted in AUDI, BMW, LUXURY CARS on November 16, 2021
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Image: McLaren The rumour mill surrounding Audi’s purchase of McLaren has been abuzz of late, however, McLaren Group has explicitly denied this. Rumours were ignited by an article published by Autocar which suggested that Audi had purchased both McLaren Automotive and McLaren Racing. Having caught wind of the rumours, McLaren has released a statement saying the article is untrue, and there has been no change in ownership. McLaren Senna GTR. Image: McLaren READ MORE: Los Read More »

Los Angeles Museum Holds Exhibition Dedicated to Hypercars

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 12, 2021
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Image: Bugatti Don’t know the difference between a supercar and a hypercar? The Petersen Automotive Museum will help you take care of that problem. The Los Angeles museum announced that its next exhibit called, “Hypercars: The Allure of the Extreme”, will open in early December. Over the course of 18 months, the two-part show will define what counts as a hypercar. The museum defines it as a vehicle situated at the absolute peak of performance, Read More »

SP Automotives Debuts the World’s First “Ultracar”, Boasting 3,000hp

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 4, 2021
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Image: SP Automotives The SP Automotive Chaos is the world’s first “ultracar”, according to its builders. If it proceeds with production, it will be more powerful than any other car — which is no easy feat. Limited to only 100 units worldwide with prices starting at US$6.3 million for just the base variant. A full top-of-the-line model comes with 3,000 horsepower (hp) with a hefty price tag of over US$14 million. The base model has Read More »

Record-Breaking Orders Leave Only 40 Bugatti Chirons Left

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 1, 2021
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Image: Bugatti Bugatti announced that there are only 40 build slots remaining for its current generation hypercar, the Bugatti Chiron. The automaker has said that only 500 units will be made and with the uptick in sales, that number will be reached soon. The announcement comes almost five years after the marque first introduced the Chiron at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The hypercar boasts an 8.0-litre W-16 engine. Rocketing from zero to 60 miles Read More »

Porsche Confirms Production of the 718 Cayman GT4 RS

Posted in LUXURY CARS on October 22, 2021
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Image: Porsche The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS has officially been confirmed.  Straight off after a test drive at Nürburgring. Porsche development driver Jörg Bergmeister went for a little spin with the car on the 20.832km and 20.6km loops with a time of 7 minutes and 09.3 seconds for the former, and 7 minutes and 04.511 seconds for the latter. The GT4 RS is 23 seconds faster than its little brother, the 718 Cayman GT4. Read More »

Born From Heritage: Rolls-Royce’s Black Badge Family

Posted in LUXURY CARS on October 20, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is taking a trip down memory lane, by reflecting on its Black Badge legacy with three commissions from prominent clients throughout four decades in its 117-year long history. The desire for self-expression is intrinsic in all humans. This is one of the reasons why clients are so drawn to Rolls-Royce — offering opportunities to push boundaries and challenge the convention. It is no surprise that the motor car company has been considered Read More »

Moonbike Is Making the World’s First Electric Snowbike

Posted in LUXURY CARS on October 18, 2021
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Image: Moonbikes French startup Moonbikes had announced last year it was introducing an electric snowbike — a bike specifically designed to ride through the snow. Following the pre-orders, it’s been confirmed the snowbikes will reach customers by the end of Q4. The company recently announced that 250 Moonbikes will be delivered to buyers in December of this year. The second batch of the snowbikes will be available in early 2022. Both batches are of limited Read More »

Gucci x Hot Wheels: Miniature Cadillac Seville

Posted in LUXURY CARS on October 14, 2021
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Image: Mattel Gucci has teamed up with Hot Wheels to turn the Cadillac Seville into a 1:64 scale model as part of the fashion house’s 100th birthday. While you’ll be hard-pressed to find the original luxury sedan these days, this miniature version will be available for purchase online starting later this month. The model is limited to 5,000 units and is priced at US$120. Gucci first teamed up with Cadillac in 1979 to give the Read More »

7 of the Best 007 Cars in the Bond Franchise

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 30, 2021
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Image: MGM As the 25th James Bond movie arrives in cinemas this week, we say goodbye to Daniel Craig as he retires from the 007 role. However, there is some good news for James Bond fans as “No Time To Die” features an extremely exciting car chase scene. One of the most iconic aspects of James Bond movies is the various cars that make their way onto the silver screen. While fans everywhere would like Read More »

Rolls-Royce Announces Its First Fully Electric Vehicle, Spectre

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 30, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today that it will be releasing its first fully electric car, the Spectre. The vehicle is an ode to its founding fathers, Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce who both wanted to create the best motorcar in the world.  Rolls had prophesied an electric future for automobiles. In 1900, Rolls created an early version of an electric car called the Columbia and decided electric vehicles would be ideal. “The Read More »

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