Tag archives for Lamborghini

Rumors Video Roundup: Viper Auctioned for Charity, Foust Drifts a Mustang, Leaf-blown Chevy Monza

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In this week’s roundup, Chrysler builds a one-off special edition of the 2013 SRT Viper to help benefit a charity auction, Motor Trend‘s Michael Shaffer as he drives a Gallardo with other new and classic Lamborghinis from around the world, Tanner Foust slides a Mustang GT for the camera before touring Recaro’s performance seat factory, ...

Cocktail Chatter: May 17, 2013

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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. This week we’re drinking the Red Lion, which comes from the Café Royal hotel in London. Combine one ounce of Sipsmith dry gin with ...

Dubai Police Force Getting Bugatti Veyron

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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 ...

Cocktail Chatter: April 12, 2013

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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. With the arrival of warmer weather in most of the country, we’re celebrating the spring-like weather with associate web editor Donny Nordlicht’s favorite drink: ...

Thread of the Day: What Best Driver’s Car 2012 Result Surprised You the Most?

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When you drive a Subaru BRZ against a Ford Shelby GT500, Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and six other performance-focused cars, the results are bound to produce some surprises. As Jonny Lieberman says in the Best Driver’s Car 2012 article, “Ninth, fifth, and first place are really going to piss people off.” If you’ve already read the Best ...

WOT Four Years Ago: Corvette ZR1 Runs the ‘Ring, Shell Opens Another Hydrogen Fueling Station

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June 27, 2008 – On this day four years ago, the then-new Corvette ZR1 beat the Nissan GT-R around the Nürburgring, an exotic-tuner boosted the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera to LP560-4 levels, a London tailor added their unique touch to the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, and Shell opened another hydrogen refueling station is California. Check out ...

Teased: Best Driver’s Car Week Preview Video Released

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Best Driver’s Car Week is coming. You’ve seen a breakdown of all nine contenders; now check out our video teaser of what will definitely be another legendary competition. The video shows off the nine contenders at this year’s Best Driver’s Car – the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford Shelby GT500, Jaguar XKR-S, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, McLaren ...

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

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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 ...

Top 10 Quickest 0-60 MPH Vehicles Motor Trend Tested in 2012

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When it comes to chest-beating and proclamations of vehicular superiority, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is the go-to metric for straight-line enthusiasts worldwide. It’s hard to fault, really – there’s nothing quite like the brute force of launching a car from a dead stop to 60 mph. Which are both perfectly legal speeds in the ...

Watch the 2012 Best Driver’s Car Video from Start to Winner

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Our 2012 Best Driver’s Car competition is officially in the books. We’ll avoid spoiling the results for those who don’t yet know the winner but, for those who do, are you surprised? Neither were we. This year’s event included nine spectacular cars from the affordable 2013 Subaru BRZ to the insane and extravagant Lamborghini Aventador. ...