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Rare Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse To Be Auctioned

A rare 2014 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, one of only 92 models ever made and one of 450 total Veyrons is soon to be up for auction. The vehicle is estimated to fetch as much as $3,200,000 USD, with bidding opening June 12 as part of RM Sotheby’s Cliveden House sale.The Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse holds the title of the world’s fastest convertible car, thanks to its removable "Targa" roof. Under the hood, it boasts an 8L W16 engine that delivers a significant 1,183 hp, allowing the car to reach a top speed of 255 mph. Its performance and power are complemented by an eye-catching Blue/Black exposed carbon fiber finish with a luxurious Tangerine leather interior.This particular Veyron is loaded with factory-equipped options exceeding $400,000 in value. As an original UK delivery ca...

First HWA AG Built Mercedes-Benz 190E EVO II Surfaces at Auction

The first-ever "HWA EVO" restomod built by HWA AG has surfaced at auction via RM Sotheby's and is estimated to fetch as much as $1,000,000 USD by the sales close.This road-legal sports car reinterprets the legendary Mercedes-Benz 190E Evo II, incorporating cutting-edge technologies. The car was first unveiled in late 2023, with a limited production run of 100 units and a retail price of just over $777,000 USD.The HWA EVO blends HWA AG's rich motorsport heritage with contemporary and future technologies. This modern tribute to the iconic 1990s DTM car, which famously earned Klaus Ludwig his first DTM title in 1992, is certainly an attention grabber for enthusiasts and collectors alike. The original Evo II, with only 500 units produced for homologation, was a benchmark for design and perform...

BMW Launches Fourth Generation 1 Series with New Sporty Look

BMW has officially launched the fourth generation of its 1 Series, promising a dynamic driving experience with enhanced design and technology. The new model, set to debut in October 2024, features significant upgrades in performance, sustainability and digital innovation.The 2024 BMW 1 Series showcases a bold design with hallmark BMW proportions. The front end, now lower and flatter, highlights its sporty character with a forward-leaning grille and striking LED headlights.BMW emphasizes sustainability with the introduction of 48-volt mild hybrid technology across its engine range. These engines are designed for both efficiency and performance, supporting BMW’s goal of optimizing sustainability throughout the vehicle's lifecycle. The production process also focuses on resource conservation ...

Mate Rimac Reveals Personal Nevera Build

Mate Rimac, the visionary behind the all-electric hypercar brand Rimac, has realized his 15-year dream by taking delivery of his personally customized Rimac Nevera.Rimac, intimately familiar with every detail of the Nevera, had a precise vision for his vehicle’s personalization. The near-limitless customization options at Rimac Automobili allowed his dream to be rendered perfectly. The Nevera’s body features a full carbon finish tinted in red, complemented by natural bare carbon fiber accents. The intricate carbon fiber design required a meticulous process to ensure a seamless, millimeter-perfect flow across the car's panels.Distinctive touches include hand-painted Croatian flags on the side mirrors and a custom lightning motif under the rear spoiler, inspired by Mediterranean storms. Insi...

Volkswagen Unveils the New Golf GTI Clubsport

Volkswagen has introduced the new Golf GTI Clubsport at the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, marking a significant moment in motorsport and the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Golf. This high-performance model boasts a 221 kW (300 hp) engine, reaching a top speed of 165 mph.The car’s design enhancements include a completely redesigned front end, LED Plus headlights and an illuminated VW logo. A large roof spoiler and revamped LED tail light clusters also add to its aggressive aesthetic.Additionally, the new Clubsport features 19-inch Queenstown alloy wheels, with an option for 19-inch Warmenau forged wheels, reducing unsprung mass to enhance performance. Inside, a multifunction leather sports steering wheel and a new infotainment system, featuring the IDA voice assistant with ChatGPT i...

Hemi-Powered Hellcat Redeye Jeep Grand Wagoneer Surfaces for Sale

Skilled vintage Jeep specialist, Vigilante, has unleashed its latest creation, the 1988 Grand Wagoneer, what it calls the "Ultimate Sleeper." The vehicle boasts significant performance upgrades as well as luxuries, with a Rolls-Royce-inspired interior.Under the hood of Vigilante's reimagined Grand Wagoneer lies a potent 6.2L Hemi-powered Hellcat Redeye engine, churning out an 807 hp paired with a high-performance automatic transmission. The bespoke chassis design and modern upgrades seamlessly integrated into this vintage gem ensure a thrilling driving experience.Vigilante has also transformed the interior into a luxurious oasis, from decadent Moore & Giles leather upholstery to painstakingly recreated shag carpeting sourced from rare sheepskin hides. Each seat underwent an extensive r...

BMW Readies for Racing with M4 GT3 and GT4 EVO

BMW has unveiled its latest race-ready vehicles, the M4 GT3 and GT4 EVO, in preparation for the upcoming 2025 season of customer GT racing.The racers see aerodynamic enhancements to the chassis like a larger range of rear wing adjustments, larger air inlets and smaller mirrors. Additional updates include stiffer anti-roll bars, larger brakes and "finer and easier-to-adjust" differential. Aesthetically, the vehicle's have also seen changes to their finishes and are no longer traditionally painted but rather feature a significantly lighter cathodic dip coating.This new look, dubbed "Inception" is meant to express themes of "digitality and dimensionality" into a bold mosaic. As a result of the design, the M colors appear in the same sequence they occur in the M logo, from a range of perspecti...

Mansory Introduces New G-Wagon Build: P900 EWB Gold Edition

Mansory has introduced its latest build, the P900 EWB Gold Edition, showcasing a blend of power and luxury. This exclusive model, based on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, boasts a power increase to 900 hp and 885 lb-ft of torque, propelling the vehicle from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds — with a top speed of 155 mph.Designed with the highest level of luxury in mind, the P900 EWB Gold Edition features a 20 cm extended wheelbase chassis, providing extra space for its lavish single-seat cabin. The rear doors have been redesigned to hinge at the back, incorporating unique soft-closing technology for an added touch of elegance. Other notable features of the vehicle include an IWC clock and a starlit headliner that features the map of the world, which is also laid on the front and rear carbon fiber...

Ford Unleashes Its F-150 Lightning SuperTruck EV

Ford has revealed its latest innovation, the F-150 Lightning SuperTruck EV demonstrator, designed in partnership with STARD. The camouflaged vehicle is set to undergo rigorous testing next week at the renowned Pikes Peak, known as "America's Mountain."The F-150 Lightning SuperTruck is an advanced electric vehicle inspired by the F-150 Lightning. It features aerodynamic enhancements that generate 6,000 lbs of downforce at 150 mph, a critical factor for the challenging Pikes Peak course. This project is part of Ford's broader effort to push the boundaries of electric powertrain research and development.Insights gained from the Pikes Peak program will inform the software calibration and battery cell chemistry of Ford's production vehicles and future race programs. This initiative follows the ...

Porsche Unveils 11 New Paint to Sample Colors

Porsche has announced the addition of 11 new colors to its Paint to Sample (PTS) palette with the launch of the 992.2 generation of the 911 — also available for the 718 and Taycan models.Highlights include "Sean Peach" (22I), named after American designer Sean Wotherspoon and derived from his previous collaboration with Porsche which featured four unique colors. The new palette also includes "Nashy Blue" (5NY), a solid medium blue named after Wotherspoon's son Nash.In a comment to Hypebeast, the designer shared "I started working with Porsche about three years ago. When we introduced my SW Taycan Art Car, Porsche gave me the chance to develop my own colors, so I named them after myself, my wife, and our kids." Now, two of these four colors are available as official PTS options via Porsche'...

Cher-Owned 1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS Surfaces at Auction

An iconic 1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS, once owned by pop legend Cher, is now up for auction on Bring A Trailer. This classic car boasts a rich history, including ownership by noted racer Chris Cord and a long tenure with a third owner in San Francisco.One of approximately 2,900 E-series models produced until July 1974, this specific Dino is finished in its original Rosso Chiaro over Nero leather and features a 2.4-L V6 engine with triple Weber carburetors, a dogleg five-speed manual transaxle and distinctive 14" Cromodora alloy wheels. The car also includes an ANSA exhaust system, a removable roof panel, air conditioning and power windows.The car underwent an extensive multi-year refurbishment by the selling dealer, starting in 2013, which included a repaint, interior retrim and mechanical s...

Bugatti Bids Farewell to the Chiron with “L’Ultime” Model

Bugatti bids farewell to its iconic Chiron hypercar with the release of a final production model, aptly named "L’Ultime." Since its debut in 2016, the Chiron has set remarkable standards in the automotive world, known for being the first road-going car with 1,500 hp and the first production car to exceed 300 mph. Limited to 500 units, the last Chiron, a Super Sport, has been meticulously hand-assembled in Molsheim, France."L’Ultime" is a testament to Bugatti’s unparalleled craftsmanship and innovation. The vehicle’s design pays homage to the original 2016 Chiron, featuring a captivating blend of "French Racing Blue" and "Atlantic Blue" colors. This unique gradient effect is enhanced by colored wheels that mirror the car’s hues, creating a stunning visual impact.The final Chiron is adorned ...