This automotive Frankenstein may be the most important American sports car ever—a bona fide, in-the-sheetmetal mid-engined Corvette. But until GM gets some proper Corvette bodywork on it, you can call it the StingHoldIllac.
If you live the mod life, you know there are two schools of thought when it comes to engine size: bigger is better (‘Murica!), and big boost. But Reddit, ever-logical hub of wisdom and celebrity nudes, just birthed the craziest-ever combination of those two principles: someone’s building a 4-turbo, V-12 1GZ clone with 2 1JZ Supra engines.
LS specialist Vengeance Racing not only led the pack in Z06 testing and tuning, Ron Mowen’s shop gave their new Z06 a memorable introduction. First, their 1-mile Z06 burned off thousands of miles of tread life in the dealership’s parking lot. Nice. Then, they strapped it down to their DynoJet and recorded an impressive 585 rwhp and 611 lb-ft of twist at the rear wheels. Internet breakage commenced.
Aston Martin is working with director Sam Mendes to build 10 all-new sports cars for Spectre, the next James Bond film.
The Lamborghini Aventador has many unique features—700 horses, AWD, 2.9-seconds to 60—but its flame-spitting exhaust is one of the best. A $400,000 buy-in makes for one really expensive flamethrower, but that’s the price you pay to be the undisputed IRL and YouTube crowd favorite of supercars.