Apparently Aston Martin’s V12 Rapide sedan wasn’t rapide enough. The recently unveiled Rapide S was tweaked to produce 80 more ponies for a total of 550 and an improved 0-60 time of 4.7. Three suspension modes from the Adaptive Damping System offer custom handling options. The interior is duotone black & red with perfed leather while exterior trim panels are all carbon fiber.
Exotic and impractical, the half-car/half-boat hovercraft is the perfect vehicle for blockbuster action movies & dirty south rap videos. When this new design, with a body inspired by Bugatti’s Veyron, Maserati’s GT & the Audi R8 is released, the odds that it’ll end up on-screen in a Gucci Mane video or Expendables 3, is pretty much guaranteed.
Another “web leak.” Can you believe it? Pictures of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible showed up on the web before they were supposed to. We know this: It’s a 12-cylinder 600-horse drop-top that rolls off the assembly line on 21-inch rims and comes in an array of candy colors including that purple. Also black & yellow.
The original Batmobile from the TV show, a highly modified 1959 Ford Futura customized by George Barris, is arguably the most iconic car in Hollywood history. Next month, the OG Batmobile goes on the auction block complete with built-in Batphone, Bat Smoke, BatScope, and all the other Bat gadgets. How much do you think it will go for? Auction begins Saturday, January 19th.
Who doesn’t like a topless Italian? The latest addition to Lamborghini’s line of sexy supercars is the Aventador Roadster, a 700-horse, V12 coupe with a removable carbon fiber roof. Like its fixed-roof sibling, this new Aventador also features a 7-speed paddleshift gearbox, snaps 0-60 in 3 flat, and boasts a top speed of 217mph. Would you?
Originally designed for the military as the M37, the iconic Dodge Power Wagon is one of the meanest American trucks ever produced—a favorite of collector’s and 4X4 purists. Now you can get a completely restored and updated custom Power Wagon from Wyoming-based master builders, Legacy Classic Trucks. Their super heavy-duty customs make those lifted Tundras & Titans look like toys.
Half Quad & half Jet-Ski, the Quadski is a new, American-made amphibious vehicle that can hit speeds of 45 MPH on both land and water. The brainchild of Michigan-based Gibbs Sport Amphibians, the 175-horsepower and very James Bond-esque ATV goes on sale in November.
A 740 horsepower Benz coupe painted a chrome-Bieber blue is sure to turn some heads as it speeds past at 155 MPH. But one key detail that will escape detection at that speed is the fact that this thing is electric. True. The SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive, due out next summer, marks the end of the electric-equals-boring era.
Maserati came out swinging at the Paris International Motor Show this week, with the unveiling of their all-new GranCabrio MC. The open roof coupe pairs the bold lines and low stance of Maserati racing design with the long-haul comfort of their GranTurismo tourer. A 470-horse V8 and 6-speed ZF Automatic tranny mean this thing will move, too.