A while back, we got a look at the V12 Speedster in prototype form. Now, take a gander at the finished car. Slathered in Aston Martin Racing Green, this open-top 2-seater pays tribute to the DBR1, which won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959. The Speedster has a 5.2L twin-turbo V12 that makes 690 hp, and does 0-to-60 in 3.4 sec.
McLaren’s exclusive roadster was inspired by Bruce McLaren’s minimal 1960s racers. The carbon fiber two-seater is the lightest production car they’ve ever made, but still packs an 804bhp turbo V8 to rocket it to 62 mph in less than 3 seconds, and 124 mph in 6.7 seconds. Just 399 of the cars will be made, starting at $1.67 million each.
We recently spent a week behind the wheel of FIAT’s latest roadster – which simultaneously pays tribute to the classic 124 Spider and shares bones with the excellent ND MX-5 Miata. Find out what we thought of this Japanese-Italian love child in our full review on 95octane.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, British automaker Bristol has been brought back to life by new owners, and is starting with this sublime and elegant 2-seater. It’s crafted from carbon fiber, weighs just 2400lb, and has a 4.8L BMW V8 that launches the car to 62 mph in just 3.8s.
The new TT looks and drives better than ever, with impressive grip and cornering, a zippy 220 hp turbo 4 with 258 lb-ft. of torque, and a luxuriously appointed interior. Its cool 12.3″ “virtual cockpit” combines an instrument panel, infotainment and navigation displays in one.