Earlier today, Polestar launched its very first model. It’s called the Polestar 1, and it is a real statement of intent that Polestar will be taking the fight directly to Tesla, BMW, and Mercedes-AMG. Putting cars like the Tesla Model S, BMW’s 6 series, and Mercedes-Benz’ S class squarely in its crosshairs is a bold […]
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An all-new electric McLaren P1 supercar is set to appear before 2020, and it will be significantly less expensive than the old P1!
This in-depth, 30 minute video is a look into the Koenigsegg Regera- a revolutionary new 1500 HP hybrid supercar that will blow your mind!
Super cars are fast. Super bikes are fast. But which one’s faster? Michelin took a Porsche 918 Hybrid and a Yamaha R1 to the track to find out.
We love the 1000 HP McLaren P1 Hybrid Hypercar, but it’s going away. Help McLaren celebrate its life by checking this blue carbon farewell.
Dubuc Motors out of Quebec, Canada has few details but big promises for its plug-in hybrid supercar dubbed the Tomahawk.
Nissan executives confirms what we’ve been saying for months: the new for 2016 Nissan R36 GTR supercar will be a hybrid, even faster than the current car.
The Minerva J.M. Brabazon sounds more like a cruise ship than a supercar, but with a 1,200 horsepower hybrid drivetrain it’s either vaporware or a contender
Toyota and BMW’s joint project, codenamed “Silk Road 2”, will spawn a new BMW Z7 and Lexus ZC/ZR hybrid supercars to compete with Porsche.
As a leader in hybrid development for Formula 1, McLaren knows a thing or two about making hybrids go fast. Now, it says all its new cars will be hybrids.
Jay Leno’s obsession with automobiles is well known, and the latest addition to his garage is this McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar, star of Leno’s latest video.
The McLaren P1 Hybrid is a package that redefines the amount of grip, power and performance a road-legal car can produce- and AutoExpress gets to drive one!
Nearly two years ago, German automaker BMW and Japanese giant Toyota announced a new technology alliance that would see the two companies collaborate on a series of projects. This could include a new six-figure, hybrid supercar that could revive one of Toyota’s long-dormant nameplates, such as Celica or Supra. BMW and Toyota have expressed intense […]
For the past decade or so, many automakers large and small have embraced the alpha numeric naming system for their cars, as most of the good names are already taken. But a small Belgian outfit is building a powerful hybrid supercar with a V12 engine, and the name would fit any James Bond love interest; the Minerva J.M. Brabazon.
The Peugeot Onyx diesel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle will race at the United kingdom’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, a hill climbing event in England. Equipped with a mid-mounted 3.7 liter, V8 600 HP HDi FAP diesel engine as well as an 80 horsepower electric motor, this plug-in hybrid is more than just a pretty face.
A car that has seemingly be in development forever, the BMW i8 will eventually come to market as a plug-in hybrid with a hint of performance. But there were also rumors that the i8 could also get a gas-only drivetrain for serious horsepower enthusiasts. Those plans have been canned, and the BMW i8 will remain a clean performance car…for now.
China is already the world’s largest car market, and it is quickly coming to dominate even niche automobile sales as well. With literally hundreds of large and small automakers competing for Chinese consumers, it takes something truly unique and exciting to get people talking. Shanghai-based Icona has teased a V12 hybrid supercar ahead of the Shanghai Auto Show…and we can’t wait to see the rest of it.
What happened to cars with cool names? These days most new cars either use an old name resurrected from the grave, or a series of pointless letters and numbers. Audi is one of the great offenders of this alpha-numeric naming system, though rumor has it their upcoming diesel-electric supercar has a much cooler codename; “Scorpion.”