The 2022 Acura NSX Type S only made its debut a week ago but if you were hoping to get your hands on the first one, you’re too late. The rights to the first customer example, which Acura offered up for charity, went under the hammer on Saturday at Mecum’s 2021 Monterey Car Week sale.
This week we had the chance to slide behind the wheel of the 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, Cadillac’s true successor to the CTS-V. The new super sedan is the most powerful Caddy to date, and unlike much of the competition, it offers up a standard 6-speed manual. 2022 Nissan Frontier We also tested the 2022
The track-focused Bugatti Bolide is headed to production, the automaker confirmed Friday at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, one of the many events that comprise Monterey Car Week. Production will be limited to 40 units, each with an estimated price of about $4.7 million based on current exchange rates, Bugatti confirmed in a press release.
Aston Martin used 2021 Monterey Car Week currently underway in California to debut a new open-top version of its Valkyrie hypercar. Called the Valkyrie Spider, the new version features a removable roof panel whose installation neccessited the change from the gullwing doors of the regular Valkyrie to the butterfly doors you see here. The roof
A 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa formerly owned by megastar Tom Cruise is up for sale on Bring a Trailer. The black-on-black 911 was purchased new by Cruise in April 1986, and he kept the car until February 1987, according to the listing. It then bounced around a few times before being purchased by its
Singer, the restoration and design house that was instrumental in stoking the popularity of classic Porsche 911s, has something special planned for 2021 Monterey Car Week. The California company will present a customer example of its Dynamics and Lightweighting Study (DLS), the first time one of the modified 964-generation 911s is being shown in the
The Lamborghini Countach is making a comeback, Lamborghini announced Monday via Twitter. The original Countach—which turned 50 in 2021—is an icon that helped define the modern supercar, but it’s unclear what form this new version will take. One possibility is that the new Countach will be one of two V-12 special editions launching in 2021,
Toyota will manufacture replacement parts for the 40 Series Land Cruiser. The automaker made the announcement on August 1, as part of its celebrations for this year’s 70th anniversary of the Land Cruiser’s launch. Manufactured from 1960 to 1984, The 40 Series wasn’t the first Land Cruiser model, but it was the first to catch
It’s almost the end of the road for the Acura NSX. Acura this week confirmed that the 2022 model year will be the last for the supercar, and to send it out the automaker will offer a more powerful NSX Type S. Pagani Huayra BC Pacchetto Tempesta Another supercar in the headlines this week was
We drove the 2022 Genesis GV70, the Devel Sixteen was spotted, and a plug-in hybrid Dodge is coming. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We spent some time in the 2022 Genesis GV70, which is the automaker’s new compact crossover SUV. Based on the G70 sedan, the GV70 combines a long
Morgan is out to show that overlanding doesn’t have to mean big, hulking pickup trucks or SUVs. The British maker of retro sports cars has unveiled a version of the Plus Four kitted out for overlanding, i.e. the practice of traveling across remote areas, often for months or even years at a time, all while
So, you have been watching the various auctions on TV for a few years and might have even attended an auction or two and have decided to sell a collector car at an auction. Is this the right decision and, if so, how should you go about it? To start, selling a collector car at
The Wilderness adventure isn’t going to stop at the Outback. On Tuesday, Subaru confirmed the Wilderness lineup will expand by teasing another model. Though Subaru didn’t confirm it, the new model is a 2022 Forester Wilderness based on the images. Subaru didn’t say when the next Wilderness model will debut, but said we should stay
A new documentary airing on Netflix will tell the story of history’s greatest Formula One driver: Michael Schumacher. The “Schumacher” documentary is set for release on September 15 and has the full blessing of the racing legend’s family, several members of whom will feature. They are thought to include wife Corrina, father Rolf, and children
If a Tremor isn’t off-road capable enough for you, North Carolina-based MegaRexx will turn a Ford F-250 Super Duty into a super-sized Raptor. The MegaRexx MegaRaptor borrows the F-150 Raptor’s headlights and grille, but adds giant fiberglass fenders that look like they came off a Baja 1000 pre-runner. Those fenders increase width by 12-18 inches,
The next generation in the line of Mercedes-Benz SL sports cars is out testing and almost ready for its debut, judging by the lack of camouflage gear on the latest prototypes. The new SL will be much sportier than its predecessor thanks to a lightweight soft-top roof, plus a chassis shared with AMG’s next GT.
We drove the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS, Subaru announced a reveal date for the 2022 WRX, and we got behind the wheel of the 2022 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We sampled the future of Mercedes-Benz behind the wheel of the EQS electric sedan. It’s not as
Electric vehicle startup Rivian hasn’t delivered any vehicles yet, but details of more models beyond the company’s R1S SUV and R1T pickup truck have already surfaced. Rivian CEO R.J. Scaringe in 2019 said the company was looking to have up to six vehicles by 2025, one of which is thought to be a performance-oriented crossover.
Electric conversions of classic cars are becoming more common. The latest is from a UK-based firm called Electrogenic, which recently completed a 1971 Citroën DS EV conversion. Electrogenic removed the stock 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, and replaced it with a brushless electric motor that produces 120 hp and 173 lb-ft of torque, according to a company
Tom Hanks isn’t known as a car fanatic, but he did commission a 1980 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser restomod, which is headed to a Bonhams auction August 13. Hanks apparently never heard the slogan “LS swap the world,” because this Land Cruiser sports an L35 4.3-liter Vortec V-6 in place of the more popular General
Carbon fiber wheels are normally seen on hardcore track cars such as the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, but soon you’ll be able to get them on a Bentley Bentayga. These lighter wheels will be available to order later in 2021, Bentley confirmed Monday in a press release. The 22-inch wheels reduce unsprung mass by 13.2
Bugatti on Thursday confirmed that the last of 40 Divo hypercars has been built and delivered. Built for a customer in Europe, the final Divo is finished in EB 110 LM Blue with Dark Blue carbon and matte gold metallic wheels. The interior has a similar combination of French Racing Blue and Deep Blue upholstery,
Audi revealed its redesigned 2022 RS 3 compact performance sedan this week. The new car represents only an evolution of its predecessor, but customers can look forward to more power, a more sophisticated drivetrain, and a drift mode. 2022 Audi RS Q E-Tron Dakar Rally contender The brand with the four rings also revealed a
Mercedes-Benz will offer a Maybach-enhanced version of an upcoming electric crossover related to the EQS hatchback. The automaker released a teaser shot of the Maybach EQS crossover during a presentation on Thursday outlining its electric-vehicle strategy for the coming decade—a strategy that will include a switch to a full-electric lineup by 2030. We’ve already spotted
The sport sedan is a dying breed, but the sport crossover SUV is a growing trend. With the upcoming launch of the GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen of America decided to build a high-performance version of its Atlas Cross Sport family crossover. The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept started life as a stock SEL
With production of the Koenigsegg Jesko about to begin, founder Christian von Koenigsegg filmed a video walkthrough of the company’s latest hypercar. The car featured in this video appears to be the same pre-production version the company recently showed off in pre-production form (with Christian von Koenigsegg himself at the wheel). It wears a bright
After launching 6×6 conversions for the Jeep Wrangler, Florida-based Apocalypse Manufacturing has revealed the Warlord, a 6×6 version of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. Pricing starts at $250,000, or about three times the price of a stock TRX. First spotted by Motor1, the Warlord adds an Apocalypse-designed middle axle and a custom rear frame made
A new American hero is preparing to emerge, and it sounds like it hails from Italy. On Monday, General Motors released the first teaser for the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and said the car will debut this fall. [embedded content] The teaser video reveals the soundtrack of the new Z06’s powertrain, but doesn’t show the
BMW Group Classic has been showcasing long-hidden concept cars and prototypes on its YouTube channel. The latest is the BMW ZBF 7er, a hand-built concept from 1996 that made a few notable predictions of future BMW design and tech. “ZBF” is a German acronym for “future BMW family,” Joji Nagashima, a legendary BMW designer who
After it was previewed as a concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Aston Martin Valhalla this week was shown in a form better representing the final production version. There have been substantial changes made on the road to production, including a revised exterior and a V-8 replacing the previous V-6 for the