“Bugatti calls this the world’s fastest concert hall, and they’re not wrong. But the real symphony is out back.” Carfection shows us just what $2.6M gets you: an incredibly luxurious car that morphs in a split-second depending on how hard you step on the gas. More here.
THE BEST Exotic Cars
The Huracán Performante packs Lambo’s most powerful V10, capable of producing up to 640hp. Its carbon fiber and aluminum body makes it 88lb lighter than the standard version, while the active aerodynamic system adjusts the front and rear spoilers for grip or speed.
A four-door offshoot of the AMG GT-R. And it’s a hybrid. On paper, it seems like the folks at Mercedes-AMG have lost their minds, but in this case, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A twin-turbo 4L V8 and an electric motor combine to give this AWD up to 805 hp.
Going under the hammer on 1/19/17, this particular Ferrari 340 competed at the 1952 Mille Miglia, 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Targa Florio. Petrolicious spoke with current owner Michael Stehle about what it’s like to possess a car with such a rich heritage.
Carfection visits the garage of Ferrari’s Corse Clienti, which sells some of the carmaker’s race-driven Formula 1 cars as well as the track-only FXX series. Because the vehicles are hard to maintain, most owners leave their purchases with Ferrari instead of taking them home.
The DB 11 has an all new 5.2L twin-turbocharged V12 that produces up to 600hp and 516 lb-ft. of torque, delivered via an 8-speed automatic transmission. Intakes behind the rear windows push air to the rear of the trunk, creating a virtual spoiler. Drops Q3 2016 for $212K.
The Chiron has an 8L quad-turbocharged W-16 engine that produces up to 1478hp and 1180lb.ft. of torque, making it the world’s most powerful production street car. It goes from 0 to 62mph in 2.5s and has a limited top speed of 261mph. Each of its 500 units costs $2.6M.
Eagle’s third bespoke Jaguar E-Type is a drop top version of the Low Drag GT, with a raked windscreen and a folding fabric roof. Like its siblings, it has an aluminum body, a 5-speed gearbox and Eagle’s 345hp straight-six engine. It’s limited to six units, each costing $1M.
Superformance will make 20 licensed replicas of the Shelby GT40 Mk.II that dominated the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. These chassis will be so accurate that over 90% of their parts will fit in the originals. Available in black/silver, red/white and blue/white.
It’s not the mythical F5, but Hennessey’s super saiyan Lotus still boggles the mind. The 2016 Venom GT’s 7-liter twin-turbo V8 can unleash up to 1,451 hp and propels the 2743 lb. rocket from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4s, with an estimated top speed of 280 mph. And yes, it’s a manual.
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