Replacing the Gallardo is the Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo, which broke cover at the 2014 Quail Motorsports Gathering during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend.
In 2012, McLaren debuted their latest hypercar, the P1, as a successor to the iconic McLaren F1 from the late 1990s. It was developed with one goal in mind — to be the best driver’s car ever. The P1 received praise from automotive journalists and enthusiasts almost as quickly as its 0-60 time. However, the engineers at McLaren must have sat down one day, enjoying a cup of tea and a biscuit, and said, “How can we make the best driver’s car even better on the track?” After two years since the release of the P1, thousands of man-hours and probably countless cups of English Breakfast Tea, McLaren has released a track-only version of the P1: the McLaren P1 GTR.
Oh, do we long for a new Toyota Supra. Like bad, man. Yet, Toyota has gotten in the teasing game with the FT-1 Vision Concept. Delicately releasing images of the sick-looking concept that we can only dream will one day be built for our sports car enjoyment.
Toyota recently created quite a bit of excitement with the unveiling of their FT-1 concept. It was a concept car, like any concept, designed to inject new life and vigor into the brand, and by all accounts, it has been a huge success by doing just that. Many of us assumed it to be the next generation of the Supra, which holds a special place in the heart of all of us who fell in love with the great Japanese sports cars of the 1990’s. Toyota has confirmed those assumptions, and announced that it will in fact be the new Supra.
On November 30, 2013, news quickly spread of a serious accident involving a red Porsche Carrera GT in Valencia, California, following a toy drive for charity. The story took a tragic turn when it was revealed that the crash had taken the lives of Fast and Furious franchise star Paul Walker and his friend and business partner, Roger Rodas. While details of the accident are still speculative at this point, the bottom line is that two families have lost loved ones, the automotive culture has lost one of its best representatives, and the world has lost someone who strived to help those affected by natural disasters.