supercars http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/supercars The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-sedan-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan </h2> <p>The CTS-V Sedan was the first production four-door on street tires to break the legendary eight-minute barrier at Germany’s famed Nürburgring – a feat that established an unqualified reputation as one of the world’s highest-performing luxury sedans.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Sedan-008.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>A suite of sublimely coordinated technical and performance elements, including Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 performance tires mounted on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels, form the foundation for the CTS-V Sedan’s exhilarating driving experience, while a supercharged 6.2L V-8 provides the thrust. It delivers 556 horsepower (415 kW) and is backed by either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Sedan-005.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-sedan-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Cadillac Cadillac CTS Cadillac CTS-V Sedan High performance sedans Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Sports cars supercars Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:36:39 +0000 admin 96615 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-coupe-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe </h2> <p>The Cadillac CTS-V Coupe is the most dramatic model in the V-Series range of high-performance luxury models, blending a personal 2+2 layout with a drivetrain vetted on Germany’s famed Nürburgring.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Coupe-007.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Like the Sedan model that established the CTS-V legacy, the V-Series Coupe is powered by a supercharged 6.2L V-8 that delivers 556 horsepower (415 kW) and is backed by either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic. A collection of technical and performance elements complement the powertrain, including Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 performance tires mounted on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Coupe-008.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-coupe-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Cadillac Cadillac CTS Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Coupe high performance coupes Luxury cars luxury coupes models supercars Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:14:04 +0000 admin 96580 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (1ZR, 3ZR) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-corvette-zr1-1zr-3zr-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 supercar</h2> <p> The ZR1 is the ultimate expression of Corvette’s technology-driven performance legacy, which stretches six decades. That milestone is commemorated in 2013 with an available 60th Anniversary Design Package. It is also the final year for the current “C6” generation of the Corvette.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-005.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Corvette ZR1 is the fastest production model ever offered by General Motors, with a top speed of 205 mph. A supercharged, hand-assembled 6.2L LS9 engine and suite of advanced performance technologies, including Performance Traction Management and Magnetic Selective Ride Control, are the elements behind the highest-performing Corvette in history.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-007.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="335" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-corvette-zr1-1zr-3zr-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 High performance sports cars models Sports cars supercars Tue, 23 Oct 2012 09:33:52 +0000 admin 96375 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (1LZ, 2LZ, 3LZ) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-corvette-z06-1lz-2lz-3lz-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 supercar</h2> <p> Corvette Z06 races into 2013 with an available 60th Anniversary Design Package to commemorate the Corvette’s six-decade milestone. It is also the final year for the current “C6” generation of the car.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Corvette-Z06-011.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7624">2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo gallery</a></em> (14 photos)</p> <p>The Corvette Z06 is a dual-purpose sports car equally adept at daily driving or weekend excursions on the track. Its racing-inspired powertrain and suspension features, along with an aluminum frame and carbon fiber fenders and floor panels, contribute to a curb weight of only 3,199 pounds / 1,451 kg (dry weight of 3,041 pounds / 1,379 kg), making it the lightest, best-balanced Corvette model and one of the most svelte supercars on the market.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Corvette-Z06-007.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-corvette-z06-1lz-2lz-3lz-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet Corvette Z06 High performance sports cars models Sports cars supercars Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:23:22 +0000 admin 96362 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 supercar</h2> <p>The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an everyday supercar. Motivated by the supercharged LSA small-block V-8 producing 580 horsepower (432 kW), it is the fastest, most capable Camaro ever, with performance credentials that include:</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Camaro-ZL1-042.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7623">2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo gallery</a></em> (52 photos)</p> <p> 0-60 mph in four seconds<br /> Top speed of 184 mph</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Camaro-ZL1-045.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p> 11-second quarter-mile ETs (11.93 with the automatic / 11.96 with the manual transmission)<br /> Lapped the Nürburgring in 7:41.27.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Camaro-ZL1-047.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Chevrolet Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertibles high performance convertibles High performance sports cars models Sports cars supercars Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:17:27 +0000 admin 96346 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 McLaren P1 Concept review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mclaren-p1-concept-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 McLaren P1 Concept supercar</h2> <p> McLaren Automotive will use its first ever international motor show appearance to preview its next generation ultimate supercar – the McLaren P1 – which takes much of its technological and spiritual inspiration from the company’s Racing division. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-McLaren-P1-Concept-004.jpg" alt="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" title="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 McLaren P1 Concept pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7595">2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo gallery</a></em> (15 photos)</p> <p>The McLaren P1 has one simple goal: to be the best driver’s car in the world on road and track.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-McLaren-P1-Concept-007.jpg" alt="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" title="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>At the Paris Motor Show, Mondial de l'Automobile 2012, the McLaren P1 is previewed as a design study. Next year a production version, which the company aims to put on sale within 12 months, will be revealed.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-McLaren-P1-Concept-011.jpg" alt="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" title="2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 McLaren P1 Concept photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mclaren-p1-concept-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Concept cars High performance sports cars Luxury cars Luxury sports cars McLaren McLaren P1 Concept models Sports cars supercars Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:52:28 +0000 admin 95679 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-leaf-nismo-rc-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC electric vehicle</h2> <p>The Nissan LEAF Nismo RC, a competition orientated battery electric vehicle, totally redefines the image of zero emission cars.</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-Leaf-Nismo-RC-001.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo" title="2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>At the rear of the car, where the giant wing is attached, you can see the words "Nissan LEAF". For the powertrain of this machine, the same high performance lithium ion battery and motor are used as in the world's first mass-produced electric car, the Nissan LEAF. Despite the differences such as the rear doors, rear seat, boot, audio, navigation systems and carpet, you can tell at a glance that this car is related to the Nissan LEAF. However, the similarities between the mass-produced Nissan LEAF and the Nissan LEAF Nismo RC end there. The initials RC, which stand for Racing Competition, this car was developed specially to give a new meaning to the term "Racing Green".</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-Leaf-Nismo-RC-002.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo" title="2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan Leaf Nismo RC photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-leaf-nismo-rc-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 electric cars Electric vehicles Green Cars High performance sports cars models Nissan Nissan Leaf Nismo RC supercars Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:33:55 +0000 admin 94884 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-gt-r-track-pack-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack supercar</h2> <p>The most intense, single-minded and driven version of Nissan's awesome GT-R supercar is now available in showrooms.</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-GT-R-Track-Pack-001.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" title="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The GT-R Track Pack has been developed to deliver the ultimate in performance: it's lighter, faster and boasts a track-tuned chassis with enhanced braking performance. The result is the most focused GT-R yet, the ultimate track day star.</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-GT-R-Track-Pack-008.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" title="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>With input from GT-R development driver - and former Grand Prix and Le Mans racer - Toshio Suzuki, changes to the GT-R's four-wheel drive chassis include uprated springs and adjustable shock absorbers specially created for the car.</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Nissan-GT-R-Track-Pack-009.jpg" alt="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" title="2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-nissan-gt-r-track-pack-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 High performance sports cars models Nissan Nissan GT-R Track Pack Sports cars supercars Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:25:33 +0000 admin 94877 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mclaren-mp4-12c-spider-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider supercar</h2> <p> McLaren Automotive today announces the launch of its second model in the MP4-12C family: the stunning new 12C Spider. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-McLaren-MP4-12C-Spider-022.jpg" alt="2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo" title="2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7562">2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo gallery</a></em> (22 photos)</p> <p>With a lightweight, high powered engine developing an incredible 625 PS (616 bhp), unique RHT folding roof system that may be operated while on the move, and carbon ‘MonoCell’ chassis identical to that of the groundbreaking 12C, the 12C Spider is a luxury convertible sports car that offers prospective owners a unique combination of spectacular performance with remarkable usability.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-McLaren-MP4-12C-Spider-018.jpg" alt="2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo" title="2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The new 12C Spider is now available to order from bespoke new McLaren retailers across the globe. First deliveries to customers are planned for November this year.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mclaren-mp4-12c-spider-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Convertibles high performance convertibles High performance sports cars McLaren McLaren MP4-12C Spider models Sports cars supercars Mon, 17 Sep 2012 08:12:36 +0000 admin 94730 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT (Coupe, Roadster) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mercedes-benz-sls-amg-gt-coupe-roadster-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT supercar</h2> <p>The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT boasts enhanced driving dynamics and even better on-track performance. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT-002.jpg" alt="2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo" title="2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>With an enhanced maximum output of 583 hp (435 kW), a re-calibrated AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission and the redeveloped AMG Adaptive Suspension, the new SLS AMG GT – which is available both as a Coupé and a Roadster – has raised the bar even higher. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT-001.jpg" alt="2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo" title="2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>As a further highlight, a new optional AMG designo STYLE interior package is now also available for the 2013 SLS AMG GT. According to Tobias Moers, Board Member and Head of Overall Vehicle Development for Mercedes-AMG GmbH: "The new SLS AMG GT demonstrates the sort of potential which lies in AMG's super sports cars. With its even higher levels of performance, the SLS AMG GT excites out on the race track in particular by providing an emotionally enjoyable and passionate driving experience."</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-mercedes-benz-sls-amg-gt-coupe-roadster-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Convertibles High performance sports cars Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT models Sports cars supercars Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:15:44 +0000 admin 93581 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars