Jaguar Special Operations Lightweight E-Type


Jaguar has been staging quite the comeback turning what was once a stodgy, decaying marque into a high performance powerhouse that is putting the British motoring back on the map in a big way. This Thursday, Jaguar will fully unveil their most incredible Special Operations project, a collection of six Lightweight E-Types.

Hand-built in England by Jaguar Heritage, the "new" E-Types will be available for sale as period competition vehicles of which six will be built and sold. The cars will feature a six-cylinder XK engine, aluminum block, wide-angle aluminum cylinder head, and a laundry list of components, all made of aluminum to the original spec.


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Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe


Mercedes adds a finishing touch to their S-Coupe line, an incredibly powerful V12 that'll be found under the hood of their new S65 AMG.

The range-topping grand tourer will have a 6.0L V12 biturbo that puts out 621 hp, a monstrous 738 lb-ft of torque, and will reach 60 mph in 4.0 seconds and hit an electronically-limited top speed of 186 mph. Also exclusive to the S65 are a set of 20" forged wheels, chrome detailing through the exterior of the car, and a heads up display + touchpad standard. The S65 AMG will be available for order this summer and will begin deliveries later this year.


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Bentley Continental GT3-R


Coming off their huge win in Silverstone, Bentley announces a street-legal version of their GT3 racer with the fastest accelerating Bentley ever produced, the GT3-R.

The Continental might be a big GT, but the engineers have retuned the car's 4.0L V8 and have accomplished a 3.6 second 0-60 time, which is one hell of an engineering feat for such a large coupe. The GT3-R can produce 572 hp and can reach a top speed of 170 mph. Also contributing to the car's performance is a loss in overall weight as the car is 100 kg lighter than their stock GT V8S. All the cars will be painted in a gloss white finish with green accents and will be limited to 300 examples worldwide.


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Porsche 911 Carrera S Martini Racing Edition


After a sixteen year absence, Porsche has made a big comeback to the 24 hours of Le Mans and they're celebrating the occasion with one of the most iconic liveries to ever hit the racetrack with the Martini Racing Edition.

The bold Martini treatment evokes the famous Porsche racecars from the 70s and will be available on a black or white 911 Carrera S and features an aerodynamic kit that includes a front apron and a fixed rear spoiler as well as interior accents decorated in the Martini colors. The car also has a sport design steering wheel and Sport Chrono package standard. Under the hood is Porsche's 3.8L flat six that produces 400 hp and is capable of 0-62 in 4.1 seconds. The Martini Racing Edition will begin to rollout globally this month with additionally launches worldwide in August and October.


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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat


Dodge's powerful HEMI V8 gets a big upgrade with their most powerful version yet, the 600+ hp Hellcat engine. The engine is Dodge's most powerful V8 ever and will be making its debut in their new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. Alongside the new V8, the muscle car will feature a six-speed manual or eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic, All-New Driving modes, front and rear Pirelli P Zero Nero tires, and two separate key-fobs: one for normal driving and the other for using the full horsepower and torque of the Hellcat engine.



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Bentley Mulsanne 95


The flying B marks its 95th anniversary in the UK with a special edition of its Phantom-fighting Mulsanne. The Mulsanne 95 is a fifteen car run of the four-door flagship that comes in three BRitish-inspired bespoke colors: Britannia Blue, Empire Red and Oxford White. Each car is hand-crafted by the company's Crewe-based Mulliner division and uses a very rare walnut veneer sourced from a fallen tree estimated to be 300-400 years old. It also features an interior dressed in a blue-and-white leather split accented with contrast red stitching, a perfect finishing touch to the collection's British theme and heritage.


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2015 Nissan 370Z NISMO


Nissan's high peformance arm debuts its latest performance coupe, the 2015 370Z Nismo. This year's car gets new exterior design elements with GT-R inspired aerodynamics, LED Hyper Daytime Running Lights, black headlight bezels, revised side sills, and a refined NISMO rear spoiler. Power comes from a 350-hp 3.7L V6 and for the first time, can be equipped with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission.


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Morgan Plus 8 Speedster


Britain's Morgan is flexing their muscle this year with a brawny new roadster, the Plus 8 Speedster. Wrapped in its all too familiar swooping bodystyle, the roadster will be powered by a BMW 4.8L V-8 that produces 367 hp. The Plus 8 Speedster will hit 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 148 mph.

$120,000, Morgan

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Volkswagen Golf R 400


Looks like Volkswagen isn't going to let its stablemates at Audi and Lamborghini have all the high-speed fun. They've put together a supercar-grade Golf Concept (yes, we said Golf) that can certainly keep up with some of the fastest marques out there. The Golf R 400 can hit 62 mph from 0 in just 3.9 seconds and hit a top speed of almost 174 mph. That all comes from a 2.0L four-cylinder that is turbocharged and has 395 hp 332 lb-ft of torque. Will they build it? Probably not, but here's hoping it builds enough attention for a limited run in the near future.


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2015 Dodge Challenger


Dodge is giving it's flagship muscle car a fresh new face for 2015 and a load of engine options to help it keep up with the latest ponycar rivals from Chevy and Ford. The new Challenger gets a variety of engine options including a new "Scat Pack" model that features a 6.4L Hemi V8 with 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. Other updates include a 8.4" infotainment display, exterior refinements that evoke the styling of the original from the 70s, an automatic eight-speed transmission, LED halo headlamps and LED rearlights, Brembo four-pistion brakes, and a new launch control mode.



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