Category Archives: Exotic Cars

McLaren “Mega Mac” Vs. Bugatti Veyron

The McLaren F1 became the fastest road car in the world in 1998. The record speed at that time was 240 mph. Since then the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has set the new standard at 268 mph. McLaren has gone back to the drawing board since then, and we’re finally seeing the results of their hard work with their new Mega Mac halo car. Continue reading McLaren “Mega Mac” Vs. Bugatti Veyron

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Supercar?

Beyond the initial six to seven figure number, you’ve got to consider the down payment, financing, crate shipping (most supercars are out of country), insurance, and maintenance. Let’s take a look at the cost of supercar ownership from the standpoint of five of the most expensive to own. Continue reading How Much Does it Cost to Own a Supercar?

Dodge Viper to Return in 2012

No sooner had the Dodge Viper been put out of commission, reports of a next generation were already steaming up the pages of automobile magazines. Well, the cat’s all the way out of the bag, and Chrysler has released a statement that practically guarantees the Viper’s return in 2012. This time, however, the brute will be tamed by its new found Italian influence. Continue reading Dodge Viper to Return in 2012

Muscle Car Flashback: The Panoz AIV Roadster

While most people know about the Shelby Cobra Roadster and Chrysler/Plymouth Prowler, the Panoz AIV Roadster has always remained a bit of a mystery. This car was built by a small racing company in Georgia in the early 90’s. The roadster featured a custom, hand-made body and its drivetrain was borrowed from a Ford Shelby Cobra Mustang. In later years, both the chassis and body of the Panoz was built out of aluminum, giving the roadster a 1,000 pound weight advantage over the bloated pony car. Continue reading Muscle Car Flashback: The Panoz AIV Roadster

How to ‘Hammer’ Out A Problem with Lamborghini

A wealthy Chinese businessman shipped his Lamborghini Gallardo out for repair last November 29th, 2010, after the supercar coughed up a case of the ‘I don’t wanna start’s’. The authorized dealership that took the car in was unable to get it running, so they shipped it back to the owner in the same dysfunctional condition, except with the addition of a smashed bumper that occurred during transport. Continue reading How to ‘Hammer’ Out A Problem with Lamborghini