This week we saw America’s Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus announce plans for its most ambitious car yet. Called the 007, new model is a hypercar that SCG will build and sell to fund a racing program for it in the top class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Audi showed off a redesigned Q3. Due in showrooms early next year, the new Q3 benefits from a sharp look, increased proportions, and loads of tech in the cabin.
Porsche unveiled an update for its Macan this week. The automaker is holding back most of the details until closer to the market launch later this year, but it’s previously said there will improved performance, particularly in the powertrain department.
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ during Nürburgring lap record attempt
Lamborghini announced that its upcoming Aventador SVJ is now the fastest production car around the Nürburgring. Yes, faster than the Porsche 911 GT2 RS—by more than 2.0 seconds. The new Lambo flagship makes its debut at next month’s 2018 Monterey Car Week, though some specs have already surfaced.
2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder, Napa Valley, July 2018
Another Lambo in the headlines this week was the SVJ’s little brother, the Huracán Performante. The car has the performance to match some hypercars, and we just took one for a spin. Find out what it’s like in our first drive review.
Mercedes-Benz has a new compact sedan badged an A-Class. It’s due here toward the end of the year and is expected to start at about $ 30,000. Impressively, it has the lowest coefficient of drag of any car currently in production.
Toyota’s 86 spawned a TRD model, and the automaker is calling it the “ultimate performance” version. Just some of its upgrades include Sachs dampers, Brembo brakes, and Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires. Sadly, there’s no extra power in that list, but that’s what tuners are for.
2021 Lexus LC F spy shots – Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
The oft-rumored Lexus LC F was finally spotted this week, albeit in prototype form. The car is still in the early stages of development but you can already spot a number of details in our spy shots, including the signature Lexus F stacked exhaust tips.