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2023 Maserati MC20 Cielo debuts with retractable glass roof

Maserati has revealed the convertible version of its 2023 MC20 supercar, which skips the automaker's more traditional Spyder name for open-top cars in favor of the new name Cielo. The name means “sky” in Italian, and its usage on the convertible MC20 is apt as occupants get a full view of the sky whether the roof is up or down. That's...

Pagani Huayra NC one-off delivers 819 hp

Pagani will unveil yet another one-off Huayra, which will make its public debut at the 2022 Motor Valley Fest in Modena, Italy, near Pagani's headquarters. According to a company press release, the Pagani Huayra NC is a product of the Pagani Special Projects (PSP) division, and produces 819 hp and 796 lb-ft of torque. That's sent to the rear...

SSC Tuatara land speed record, Porsche 911 S/T, Ford Bronco Raptor specs: Today's Car News

When it comes to the land speed record for a production car, the honor goes to America's SSC and its Tuatara hypercar. A Tuatara driven by its owner managed to reach a two-way average speed of 295 mph recently, smashing the previous record of 282.9 mph which the same car and driver set a year ago. Porsche is rumored to be working on a modern take...

Mercedes to cut 10% of dealerships, increase direct sales

Mercedes-Benz plans to shrink its worldwide dealer network over the coming years, with most of the cuts to take place in the automaker's home market of Germany. In an interview with Automotive News (subscription required) published on Monday, Bettina Fetzer, Mercedes' vice president communications and marketing, said the cuts will be completed by...

SSC Tuatara hits 295 mph, but fails to set new land speed record

The SSC Tuatara and Dr. Larry Caplin were quite possibly on pace to reset the production-vehicle land-speed record they themselves set, according to SSC founder and CEO Jerod Shelby. It didn’t happen. An error, which induced hesitation, cost them their chance at breaking the 300-mph barrier during their most recent run. But the car still...

Mercedes-Benz AMG SL family to expand with Maybach, speedster models

Mercedes-Benz earlier in May announced a new strategy that will see the automaker focus on lower volume but higher margin vehicles like those offered through its AMG and Maybach sub-brands. The strategy will also include the launch of a new Mythos series offering highly bespoke limited editions. These will be offered, likely via invite only, to...

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor confirmed with 418 hp and 440 lb-ft

Ford revealed the 2022 Bronco Raptor back in February, though at the time the company held back on powertrain specs, stating only that there will be at least 400 hp. Well, Ford CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter on Tuesday to finally confirm the Bronco Raptor's output at 418 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. The idea for #BroncoRaptor was an Ultra4...

2024 Porsche 911 S/T spy shots: New retro sports car coming

Porsche has been spotted testing what's likely to be the next addition in its growing series of retro Heritage Design models. The series was launched in 2020 with the arrival of the 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design and expanded earlier this year with the 911 Sport Classic, with both based on the current 992-generation 911. The next in the series is...

Witness the Gordon Murray T.50 supercar get tortured in the name of safety

Even low-volume supercars are torture tested to meet global homologation standards. Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) recently released a video showing its T.50 being abused in the name of safety. This round of testing is related to airbag calibration, GMA development driver Dario Franchitti explains in the video. Conducted at the ATP Papenburg...

Watch the Mercedes-Benz EQG EV complete a tank turn

Ever since Rivian demonstrated an R1T prototype completing a so-called tank turn, where a vehicle is able to turn on the spot—a full 360 degrees—by spinning the left and right wheels in opposite directions, made possible by the R1T's four electric motors, we've seen other automakers either launch or hint at similar novelties. While the...

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