Tag archives for Ferrari

Apple iOS in the Car Takes Siri to Go

image-1281
Rumors of Apple working on some kind of “iCar” or in-car infotainment system have long circulated whenever the tech giant has made a product announcement. Yesterday, at its annual World Wide Developers Conference, Apple has taken a big step in that direction by announcing iOS in the Car. Unsurprisingly, Apple is staying relatively mum on the ...

Dubai Police Force Getting Bugatti Veyron

image-1296
The Dubai Police Force is adding yet another supercar to its ranks. Weeks after adding a Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, and Chevrolet Camaro SS (among others) to its fleet, the police force is now looking to acquire a Bugatti Veyron squad car for the department. The above rendering of a Bugatti Veyron decked out in the ...

Spied: Chevrolet Preps Next ZR1 Corvette

image-1310
Our spy photographers caught a fleet of supercars accompanying prototypes of the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The grouping, which is likely an opportunity for General Motors engineers to benchmark the supercars, hints at the performance level Chevrolet plans for its next ZR1. Our shooter spotted the convoy leaving GM’s Milford proving grounds and attacking winding back ...

Cocktail Chatter: May 10, 2013

image-1307
What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. We’re ready to hit the beach this weekend and take a pitcher of pineapple margaritas with us. Mix together two cups of silver tequila, ...

Top 5 Geneva Oddballs: An Italian Corvette, a Spanish Viper, and Amphibious Cars

image-387
The 2013 Geneva Motor Show might be most notable for unleashing the new Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and production-ready McLaren P1 on the world, but there were also quite a few obscure, oddball, and plain weird cars shown at the show, including an Italian interpretation of the C6 Chevrolet Corvette, a Spanish take on the ...

UPDATE: Top 10 Fastest Production Cars Motor Trend Has Lapped Around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [infographic]

image-584
In case you hadn’t already heard, there’s a new production car king of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. So which car is it? For now, all we’re going to say is that it’s either the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 or the 2013 SRT Viper, one of which lapped the famed circuit in 1:33.70. That time bests ...

Flashback Friday: Revisiting The Original World’s Greatest Drag Race

image-765
We finished our Best Driver’s Car program last year with the World’s Greatest Drag Race. Now with more than 8 million views, the video showed our epic drag race comparing 11 of 2011′s best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars against one another. Just how epic was this drag race? Among the 11 cars were ...

Thread of the Day: Name Your Favorite 1990s Rear-Drive Performance Car

image-695
Last week, we asked you what was your favorite performance car from the 1980s, and your answers varied wildly. Now, we want to learn what your favorites are from the following decade. By the beginning of the 1990s, a performance renaissance was brewing thanks to new technologies like multi-port fuel-injection and advanced computer controls that ...

Thread of the Day: Do You Prefer Launch Control or Doing it Yourself?

image-805
Launch control systems have come a long way since they were introduced. Modern systems launch performance cars like the Corvette ZR1 and Shelby GT500 more consistently than most drivers can. Of course, there are exceptions: the most experienced racers may be able to run a tenth or two quicker in the quarter-mile than what a ...

MT Poll: What’s Your Favorite Geneva Motor Show Debut?

image-400
If the Geneva Motor Show is any indication, 2013 will be the year of the hypercar. The Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and McLaren P1 all made their debuts at this year’s show. That’s more than 2400 horsepower and 32 cylinders between the three European supercars. And it gets better. Chevrolet, Spyker, Porsche, and others all ...