THE BEST Exotic Cars

1953 Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale

1953 Ferrari 250 Europa Vignale

A grand tourer variant of the Ferrari 250, the Europa used a different V12 than the one used in most other 250s. Only 22 Europa units were built, and of those only four had a body built by Vignale. If James Bond had a two-car garage, this would have occupied the 2nd space.

1967 Ferrari Thomassima II

1967 Ferrari Thomassima II

One of the four fabled custom cars by legendary Ferrari superfan and car designer Tom Meade. Restored by Red Car Restorations, the Thomassima II is based on a ’57 Cooper Climax F1 chassis and has a Ferrari 250 V12 engine.

Advertisement

1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

A specimen of Zagato’s masterpiece, a lightweight and sublimely sculpted body over a classic sports car. This particular car – 14th of only 19 units built – won races in its heyday and auto shows after being restored. RM Sotheby’s will auction it off on 12/10/15.

Rezvani Beast Speedster

Rezvani Beast Speedster

A tamer and more affordable variant of the Ariel Atom-based street-legal track car. The Beast Speedster sees the car’s 2.4L supercharged engine toned down from 500hp to 300hp. The car also gains a bit of leather padding on the interior. Starts at $139K.

Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster

Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster

The droptop Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce has the same 740 hp 6.5L V12 and 4WD 7-speed transmission that’s in the sold out coupe. It has a two-piece 13lb carbon fiber hardtop and an adjustable rear window. More here.

LEGO 2017 Ford GT Concept

LEGO 2017 Ford GT Concept

LEGO Ideas member Alex Paschoaletto’s proposal for an official LEGO set based on the new Ford GT. It’s around 1:17 scale and is made of about 950 pieces. Alex got the car’s engine wrong, but Ford still approved of his work.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe

The new Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupé has a mean mug thanks to its ridged hood, flared wheel arches, wide body and large wheels. The 4L V8 biturbo engine produces up to 476hp in the C63 and up to 510hp in the C63 S.

Lotus Exige 360 Cup

Lotus Exige 360 Cup

A tweaked version of the Exige V6 Cup, the 360 Cup has a supercharged 3.5L V6 that produces up to 355hp, 10 more than the V6 Cup, thanks to improved induction and exhaust. At just ~2491lb. this car should be a rocket on the track.

LEGO Lambo Veneno Roadster

LEGO Lambo Veneno Roadster

LEGO Ideas member Firas Abu-Jaber built this prototype for his official Veneno Roadster kit proposal. Sure it’ll look better with custom parts, but the fact that he pulled this off with stock pieces is amazing.

McLaren 675LT in 4K

McLaren 675LT in 4K

McLaren took the 675LT into its natural habitat and recorded it in 4K as it stretched its large rear wing. Turn the volume up and listen to its high-pitched growl and gear change indicator tell you about its F1 roots.

Miami Vice Ferrari Testarossa

Miami Vice Ferrari Testarossa

This 1986 Ferrari Testarossa is one of two cars used in the third, fourth and fifth season of Miami Vice as hero Sonny Crockett’s ride. It used to be on eBay for $1.75M, but it’s now set to be auctioned off at Mecum Monterey on 8/15.

Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

Scaglietti’s take on the already divine 250 GT California Spider might just be the classiest Ferrari ever made. It has 226hp V12, a four-speed manual gearbox, a longer wheelbase taken from the Berlinetta and an optional hard top.

Aston Martin Vulcan at Goodwood

Aston Martin Vulcan at Goodwood

The track-only Aston Martin Vulcan supercar made its public debut at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Watch the flame-spewing monster prance on Goodwood’s track for the audience. Chris Harris has more here.

Advertisement

Lotus 3-Eleven

Lotus 3-Eleven

The Lotus 3-Eleven is a street-legal track car with a 450hp supercharged 3.5L V6, a lightweight resin composite body, aluminum chassis and 6-speed manual gearbox. It goes from 0 to 60mph in under 3 sec. and has a 180mph top speed.

Donkervoort D8 GTO 1000 Miglia

Donkervoort D8 GTO 1000 Miglia

To celebrate its Mille Miglia debut, Donkervoort is releasing a laid back version of its lightweight sports car. The D8 GTO 1000 Miglia Edition has a 314HP 2.5L engine, increased ride height, Bluetooth, GPS and Mille Miglia livery.

Leno Checks out the BAC Mono

Leno Checks out the BAC Mono

“You could go to jail real easy in this car.” Jay Leno’s Garage gives us a closer look at the British-made street-legal race car before taking it out for a test drive. We hope it comes with ear plugs.

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

This street-legal track beast has a 500hp 4L flat-six engine that pushes it from 0 to 62mph in 3.3s. Its badass front air outlets, contoured magnesium roof and carbon fiber wing and rear lid provide extra downforce. Skip to 2:53.

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV

The Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce’s body mods increase its aerodynamic efficiency by 150% compared to the stock model. Its 6.5L V12 produces up to 740hp and 590lbft. of torque, rocketing it from 0 to 62mph in 2.8s.

McLaren 675LT

McLaren 675LT

Based on the 650S, the 675LT gets its name from the tweaked 3.8L V8 engine’s 675hp output and the lightweight and aerodynamic design of the F1 GTR Longtail, as evidenced by its 220lb. weight savings and large active rear wing.

Aston Martin Vulcan

Aston Martin Vulcan

The Vulcan is a track-only supercar with a carbon fiber body and an 800hp 7L V12. Buyers will be offered training sessions, which includes using the V12 Vantage S, One-77 and Vantage GT4 as freaking training cars. Vulcan, you’re scary.

Advertisement

Aston Martin Vantage GT3

Aston Martin Vantage GT3

The Vantage GT3 is 220lb lighter than the V12 Vantage S, thanks to extensive use of carbon fiber, magnesium and titanium. Its 6L V12 engine makes up to 592bhp and 461 lb-ft of torque. Goes from 0 to 60mph in 3.5s and tops out at 185mph.

Mercedes-AMG GT S Test Drive

Mercedes-AMG GT S Test Drive

Chris Harris checks out the guts of Mercedes’ Porsche 911 killer before taking it out for a spin at Laguna Seca. Chris was impressed with the GT’s responsive shifting, but as with many powerful cars it can get really noisy inside.

Ferrari FXX K

Ferrari FXX K

Based on the awesome LaFerrari, the FXX K is a hybrid track car. It has an 848hp 6.2L V12 engine and a 187hp electric motor. Its Pirelli slicks have built-in temperature, pressure and acceleration sensors for its traction control system.

Novitec Torado Aventador

Novitec Torado Aventador

Novitec has unveiled its modding packages for the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 and its roadster variant. Tweaks include ECU and exhaust system upgrades, carbon fiber aerodynamic kits and custom wheels and tires.

Ferrari F60 America

Ferrari F60 America

Ferrari celebrates 60 years in North America with the F60 America. Based on the F12 Berlinetta, the roadster has the same 740hp 6.3L V12 engine but in a new body. All 10 units have been sold, allegedly for at least $2.5M each.

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4

Lamborghini joins the hybrid supercar race. Named after a minotaur, the Asterion LPI 910-4 has a carbon fiber monocoque, three electric motors providing a total of 300hp plus the same 610hp 5.2L V10 engine found in the Huracán.

ADVERTISEMENT

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure
Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Sites We Like

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games & Geeks: Technabob | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2020 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™
Visit our Friends at: Not Always Right