Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Where did all the real “Super” Sports Cars go?

Where did all the real "Super" Sports Cars go?

We live in a great automotive age, don’t we? Carbon Fibre can be utilized to make a car lightweight and agile, while also strong and resilient. Engineering has given us the opportunity to accelerate from a dead stop to 60mph, in less than 3 seconds… All while providing daily drivability. Transmissions that require little effort to shift with give us smooth, powerful acceleration all the way through the rev range. And engagement… Is at an all time low.

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Are We on the Cusp of the Next Golden Age of Sports Car Racing?

Are We on the Cusp of the Next Golden Age of Sports Car Racing?

There have been many recent developments in the world of
sports car racing over the past few months, with important announcements coming
from a large number of major automakers. This leads me to believe that we are on the cusp of something great, and
something historic. Sports car racing has always been defined by manufacturer
involvement, and I believe that is beginning to return on a
large scale.

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Porsche’s 2.0L 4-cylinder Hybrid Le Mans Challenger Named The 919

Porsche's 2.0L 4-cylinder Hybrid Le Mans Challenger Named The 919

Porsche officially unveiled the 919 Hybrid, their Le Mans Prototype for 2014. Unlike Audi, they haven’t figured out their livery yet, so the drivers were announced alongside the still camouflaged car.

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What Is A Sports Car: An Alien Investigates The Nissan 370Z

What do you call a car for driving, but not necessarily for driving to places? What do you call a car built to evoke a car of the past, but isn’t a car of the past? What is a sports car? What is the Nissan 370Z?

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What Is A Sports Car, Exactly?

What Is A Sports Car, Exactly?

Sports cars are a pretty simple classification, right? In today’s world of grancoupes and front-drive fastbacks and 3,200+ lb Ferrari two-doors, things are getting a little complicated.

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