The second-gen Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe is as powerful and quick as its predecessor, but it’s now a proper grand tourer, adding 7″ to its overall length and stretching its wheelbase by 3″. That improves luggage capacity and makes a 2+2 config possible so the kids can ride along. 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive and rear-wheel steering are now standard as well.
Developed by Ford and built by Multimatic, the Ford Mustang GTD is the ultimate street-legal pony car. The $300,000 car has a carbon fiber widebody shell, a massive rear wing, and a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine making 800 horsepower. Power goes to the rear wheels via an 8-speed dual-clutch transaxle. Hear it roar around the track at Road Atlanta.
McLaren takes its super sports car to the next level with the new 750S. Building on the astounding 720S, the 750S is lighter, more powerful, and more aerodynamic. Its 4.0L twin-turbo V8 makes 740 hp, launching the carbon fiber beast from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 sec. or 0 to 124 mph in 7.2 sec. It’s available as a coupe or drop-top.
As Lamborghini moves towards hybrid drivetrains, it bids farewell to its incredible V12 engine with two one-off specials. Based on the carbon fiber Aventador monocoque, the dramatically angular Invencible Coupé and Auténtica Roadster are powered by a 6.5L rear-mounted V12 making 769 hp, with four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering.
To celebrate 70 years of Corvette, Chevrolet revealed the first hybrid-electric Vette, the 2024 Corvette E-Ray. The supercar pairs a 6.2L V8 with an electric motor for 655 hp, all-wheel drive, a 0-to-60 time of 2.5 sec, and a 10.5-sec quarter mile time. The prototype E-Ray dropped in at the Rink at Rockefeller Center to kick up some snow.
After teasing us with a concept car, Lamborghini is producing its rally-capable Huracán Sterrato. The AWD supercar is powered by a 601 hp V10 engine and has had its suspension lifted by 1.73 inches to increase ground clearance. It rolls on all-terrain tires and has badass body cladding and fog lights. Just 1499 will be produced.
Based on the race-winning KTM X-BOW GT2, the X-BOW GT-XR is designed for the street. It’s powered by Audi’s legendary 2.5L 5-cylinder engine, tuned to produce 493 bhp and 428 lb-ft. of torque. Its jet fighter-inspired canopy, wedge shape, and large rear wing are optimized for downforce and low drag.
Italian automaker Pagani’s latest vehicle is a work of art on wheels with a smooth, aerodynamic shape. It has a carbon fiber and titanium chassis with steel subframes and is driven by a Mercedes-AMG bi-turbo V12 that makes 864 hp. A purist’s dream, it can even be equipped with a 7-speed manual transmission with a gated shifter.
McLaren takes its 765LT coupe and turns it into their most powerful convertible yet. Its 4.0L twin-turbo V8 makes 755 bhp and 590 lb-ft. of torque, launching the car from 0-to-60 in 2.7 sec. The track-focused ride is 176 pounds lighter than a 720S Spider. McLaren will make just 765 of the drop-top longtail, with prices starting at $382,500.
To follow up on the production of LEGO’s 1/8th-scale model of the hybrid electric Lamborghini Sián FKP 37, the toymaker and automaker teamed up to create a life-size version. It took a 15-person team more than 8,600 hours to build the lime green supercar, comprising 400,000 LEGO Technic bricks and weighing over 4800 pounds.
Porsche customizer Marc Philipp Gemballa designed this gorgeous limited-edition supercar based on the Porsche 911 Turbo. The car rocks a futuristic carbon fiber body, and its flat-six engine makes 750hp. It has off-road tires, a desert-tuned suspension, and Akrapovic exhaust. Does 0-to-62 mph in 2.6 sec, with a top speed of 208 mph.
The sleek and powerful Ferrari 296 GTB features a hybrid rear-wheel drivetrain that produces 819 hp combined. It’s driven by a turbocharged V6 and motor unit which can launch the car from 0-to-62 mph in 2.9 seconds, towards a top speed of 205 mph. It also has a plug-in mode, which provides up to 15 miles of pure-electric driving.
If you’re fortunate enough to own a McLaren 765LT, you should be happy that it produces 765 hp at the rear wheels already. But if that’s not enough, Hennessey will be happy to boost its engine’s output to 1000 hp, resulting in a 0-to-60 time of 2.1 sec. In addition to the tune, the upgrade includes a high-flow exhaust system.
Building on their racing and road car experience, McLaren’s Artura is a supercar with a hybrid powertrain. It’s built on a carbon fiber architecture and weighs just 3303 lb. Its twin-turbo V6 and electric motor make 671 hp, launching the car from 0-to-62 mph in 3.0 sec and 0-to-124 mph in 8.3 sec, towards a top speed of 205 mph.
Developed by McLaren’s Special Operations division, this U.S. exclusive supercar is the most powerful non-hybrid road car they’ve ever made. It packs a twin-turbo V8 that produces 824 hp and 590 lb-ft. of torque, and can hit a top speed of 218 mph. Just 15 of the cars are being made, and they’re already sold out of course.
NoCal’s Elation Hypercars is showing off its $2 million electric sports car. The Elation Freedom is slated to produce 1414 hp via its three liquid-cooled motors – or 1903 hp for buyers who opt for a fourth drive unit. It also features a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, which should help offset the weight of its 100kWh or 120kWh battery.
Bugatti set their engineers and designers loose to create the most extreme track car concept. The result is this quad-turbo W16 lightweight monster that makes 1824 hp and weighs 2733 lb. Its top speed is “well above” 310 mph. In simulations, it does 0 to 124 mph in just 4.36 sec., 0 to 186 in 7.37 sec., and hits top speed in 33.62 sec.
Hyperion is showing off the XP-1, a hydrogen-powered electric car that’s said to zoom from 0-to-60 in under 2.2 sec. with a top speed of 220+ mph, and provide up to 1000 miles of range. Its futuristic cockpit touts a wraparound digital display and massive glass canopy. Here’s hoping it makes it past the rendering stage.
Only hypercar maker Koenigsegg could come up with a car that makes 1700bhp, but seats four. The plug-in hybrid’s electric motors makes 1100 of those horses, and a tiny 2.0L twin-turbo 3-cylinder engine somehow makes 600 horses. It’s also all-wheel drive, with rear wheel steering, and has enough room for carry-on luggage.
Race car designer Gordon Murray, the man behind the vaunted McLaren F1 is showing off a stunning new sports car. The 3-passenger GMA T.50 has a 4.0L Cosworth V12 engine that makes 654hp at an insane 11,500 rpm. Its carbon fiber construction is a triumph in lightweighting, with a projected curb weight of just 2,173 lb.
After wowing us a couple of years back with the Ford GT, Ford Performance has taken wraps off of a new track-only variant of the supercar that makes 700 hp, weighs 200 lb less, and has upgraded aerodynamics based on the race cars it has run in FIA and IMSA competition. Only 45 will be made, starting at $1.2 million.
Ferrari’s latest supercar delivers 985hp combined horsepower and a 0-to-62mph time of 2.5s, thanks to an all-wheel drive hybrid gas/electric powertrain. It still packs a powerful V8 in back for that iconic exhaust note. Plus, you can plug it in, and get about 25km of pure electric range.
If there was ever any question that electric vehicles could be faster than gas-powered ones, let this video be a lesson to you. Ride along as the NIO EP9, a 1342 hp electric hypercar laps the Nürburgring in 6:45:90 – the fastest time ever recorded in a production car.