Archive for the ‘Rumor Mill’ category

Porsche aims to take Ferrari’s 458 Italia head on!

November 3, 2012

It has been a long time coming. Since the successful launch of Ferrari’s 458 Italia, I can recall quite a few times rumors surfaced about Porsche’s desire to challenge the Italian automaker’s mid-engined beauty.

It seems that the dream is now a reality as Porsche CEO Matthias Muller has finally confirmed it. Rightfully so, Muller sees a massive gap between the 911 GT2RS and the soon-to-be-released (more…)

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4-door Ford Mustang???

April 1, 2012

According to Road & Track, Ford has announced its plans to introduce a 4-door Mustang. Due to the Chevrolet Camaro’s strong sales and increase in market-share, Ford has decided that this “radical” move is the best way forward.

The article even goes on to say that possible hybrid and diesel variants could make it into production. Now, I don’t know about you but the (more…)

Lamborghini SUV coming to life in a few days time?

March 12, 2012

A while back, I wrote about the possible green-lighting of Lamborghini’s 4-door supercar: the Estoque. I also wrote that the chances of a new Lamborghini SUV coming to life were slim if the Estoque made it into production. But now, according to a very trusted source, it seems quite likely that we could be hearing in the next couple of days that the SUV is back on the table, with a concept model ready to be shared with the public.

This is very exciting news, especially since the Lambo SUV would probably utilize the Gallardo’s delicious 560hp V10 engine, while using loads of (more…)

Is this the 2014 Corvette?

November 15, 2011

The people over at Jalopnik swear by it. According to them and their GM insiders, these renderings are exactly what the next-generation, 2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) will look like. It must be noted that the trim level shown is the ZR1 package.

It’s definitely one mean-looking machine, and having witnessed multiple generations of Corvettes get better and better, the C7 should not (more…)

Rumor Mill: Lamborghini Superleggera Spyder in the works?

October 24, 2010

There’s a Lamborghini LP570-4 Superleggera Spyder apparently in the works. Expected to be released sometime next year, the Superleggera Spyder will have performance rivaling that of its sibling, the (more…)

Rumor Mill: Upcoming Lotus models to use Lexus power?

August 29, 2010

The long-awaited Lotus Esprit supercar is coming back to life! The car (rendered above by Auto Express) is expected to make an appearance at the 2010 Paris Auto Show next month, with rumors circling that the car could be powered by the 552-horsepower Lexus LF-A V10 engine in its most “ultimate” form. The standard Esprit could benefit from the (more…)

Four new Lotus machines on their way to production?

August 4, 2010

Lotus has big plans to expand its lineup and position its brand against the likes of Aston Martin and Ferrari. It’s expected that Lotus will unveil four new concepts at the Paris Motor Show in October. First up are two completely new platforms for Lotus:  a 4-door and a coupe (yellow car above) variant. Both are expected to use (more…)