2021 Toyota GAZOO Racing GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar

Toyota GAZOO Racing reveals GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar for 2021 WEC

Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) will enter its ninth season in World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a brand new racing car – the GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar. The reigning World Champions and 3-time Le Mans winners will defend those titles in the 2021 championship against new manufacturer competitors using a racing version of the upcoming […]

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2021 Aspark Owl

Aspark Owl – first Japanese electric hypercar – claims acceleration record

The owl isn’t known for any speed records but there is one ‘owl’ that has an acceleration record. It’s the Aspark Owl and was recently confirmed as the quickest accelerating car in the world – 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 1.72 seconds, set at the Misano World Circuit in Italy. It is also […]

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Bugatti Dimple Airscoop – a new invention for enhanced aerodynamics (w/VIDEO)

The effects of aerodynamics on the car body and influencing how air flows over it have been studied since the 1920s. As designers came to see how certain shapes and features could reduce drag and improve performance in various ways, the styling also evolved… sometimes to extremes as with the teardrop shapes. The quest to […]

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2021 Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne

Hispano Suiza adds a second, more exclusive, hypercar to its Carmen range

Hispano Suiza, the Spanish manufacturer with a history going back to 1904, has launched a second model as a follow-up to its Carmen all-electric hypercar which debuted last year. The new model is  the Carmen Boulogne, a sportier evolution of the Carmen, and it also fully electric. The current plan is to build only 5 […]

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2021 Pininfarina Battista hypercar

Pininfarina Battista hypercar starts real-world testing with high-speed run at Nardo (w/VIDEO)

After all the computer simulations, wind tunnel studies and laboratory testing, the Pininfarina Battista all-electric hypercar is now starting its real-world testing. The first exercise has been a high-speed test run at the 12.6-km long track of the Nardo Technical Centre in Italy. Laps were also done on the laps of the twisting 6.2-km handling […]

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2020 Pininfarina Battista Anniversario

The World’s First Globally-Connected Hypercar

For most people who can afford Pininfarina’s Battista pure-electric hypercar, communications on the move will be with the best available devices. If they are in the remotest areas on the planet, they would have satphones which make use of satellite networks encircling the earth. However, when driving, they may find that access to online services […]

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Bugatti Bolide

Bugatti Bolide – a no-compromise hyper sportscar

For a manufacturer to make a production model, the design cannot be too complex so as to not be too expensive to manufacture, and safety and emission regulations also need to be met. Designing a car for track use offer more freedom technical though safety is still important and there are also competition regulations to […]

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Mercedes-AMG ONE Prototyp // Mercedes-AMG ONE prototype

Increased track testing for Mercedes-AMG Project ONE prototype

Three years after being shown to the world for the first time, the development of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE hypercar is entering a new phase as several pre-production models are now clocking fast laps at the company’s own proving ground and technology centre. Testing is now largely transferred from the test stands to concentrate more […]

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Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 to deliver ‘purest track experience’

“With Essenza SCV12, we wanted to elevate not only performance and driving pleasure but also the experience off the track.” And with that promise, Stefano Domenicali, CEO & Chairman of Automobili Lamborghini, unveiled the Essenza SCV12, a track-only hypercar in a limited edition of 40 units. Developed by Lamborghini Squadra Corse and designed by Lamborghini […]

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Lamborghini SCV12

Lamborghini Squadra Corse hypercar ready for track debut (w/VIDEO)

Lamborghini Squadra Corse’s track-only hypercar, the Lamborghini SCV12, has completed its development programme and is now ready to hit the track for its world premiere in the near future. It is propelled by with the most powerful V12 naturally aspirated engine from Lamborghini to date, capable of generating over 830 bhp, thanks to aerodynamic supercharging […]

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