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Forza Motorsport 4 All Confirmed Cars | Updated Daily
Here is a list of all the cars that will be in Forza Motorsport 4. Here's my Source. Note they aren't done with all the cars. This is all that was avalible on 9/4/11. I will update cars and date when they release new cars...
"From every possible angle, the 8C Competizione is a steel-and-carbon-fiber supermodel of the highest order, but you might be surprised that it wasn’t designed by one of the famous Italian coachbuilders—it was designed in-house at Alfa Romeo’s own design center. The 8C also has the beast to back up the beauty, using a version of the 4.3-liter V8 that sees duty in the Maserati Coupe and the Ferrari F430, and precisely balanced with a 6-speed transaxle mounted just ahead of the rear wheels. Keeping all the weight inside the wheelbase allows the 8C to dance with the finest corner-carvers around, and it can hold its own at a stoplight drag by handily laying down 12.4 second quarter miles. Of course, with those looks, a simple cruise down the boulevard will rack up double-takes without needing to even let the 8C’s 450 horsepower sing its warbling quad-exhaust note."
[/SIZE]"Alfa fanatics are in for a treat—the style-leading Italian automaker teamed up with fashion house Italia Independent to release a special version of the already stunning Giugiaro-penned Brera. An optional and unique paint application, an opaque coating called “Titanium,” gives the Brera a distinct look that meshes well with the defiantly aggressive front quarters—although if it doesn’t suit you, pull the Brera into Forza’s in-game paint studio and drape the sleek hatch with a custom livery. Additionally, the 3.2-liter V6 variant not only gets style points on the boulevard, it also helps make the Brera a capable sports coupe that can get out of its own way quite effectively. That’s because the Alfa also packs all-wheel drive, called Q4 in Alfa-speak. The result is a modern Alfa Romeo coupe that matches hot looks with hot performance, in a way only the motoring spirit of Italy can deliver."
"If you watched the James Bond film Casino Royale, you’ll remember the first time you laid eyes on the Aston Martin DBS coupe. The most famous fictional British spy spooled up the 6-liter V12, based upon the unit found in the DBRS9 racecar, and charged off in hot pursuit of the evil Le Chiffre, only to crest a small hill and find a beautiful woman tied up and laying in the middle of the road. Only James Bond could survive the resulting cartwheeling crash that utterly destroyed the svelte coupe. It was a shame the Aston had to take one on the chin, because the DBS is one of the most beautiful cars on the road. In the grand Aston Martin tradition, the extremely limited-production DBS combines an unparalleled handcrafted interior with serious performance credentials. In case you didn’t think the DBS was unique enough already, the key fob is topped with polished stainless steel and finished with sapphire crystals. And you thought super-spies preferred to keep a lower profile."
"The raciest version of BMW’s executive sedan has a little secret: push the programmable button labeled “M” on the steering wheel and unleash the full fury of the M5’s exclusive new V10 engine. One hundred extra horsepower come tumbling out, the redline skyrockets to more than 8,000 RPM, and a heads-up display appears on the windshield so you can keep your eyes on the road rapidly diminishing under the deep front air dam. The transition from sports-luxury to Nürburgring-conquering monster is as seamless as it is profound. The M5 has enough programmable settings for the active suspension and electronic driver’s aids to keep every teenage computer geek on your block busy for a week, but what really matters is the ability of the big M5 to hustle from point A to point B faster than nearly anything in its class (and a few cars higher up on the food chain). It’s another engineering triumph from BMW Motorsport, and one that really needs to be belted around any of Forza’s exciting tracks, like Germany’s formidable Nordschleife circuit, to fully appreciate."
"When Jeff Koons was asked to paint the BMW M3 GT2’s graceful form in a bespoke design as the 17th BMW Art Car, not only did he contemplate the works of previous Art Car collaborationists—Andy Warhol, for example—he got some seat time in past M-division models. Then he rode along for a couple of laps in the M3 GT2 itself, and the car’s staggering performance inspired the motif: the streaming lines down the sides and bursting forms at the rear suggest both savage acceleration and explosive power. Unlike most works of art, however, this piece is designed to stun both standing still and on the track—and to improve with the grime and battle-damage of actually racing, an intentional component of Koons’ design. Under the vinyl wrap, the M3 GT2 is just as impressive as any of its other siblings, with enhancements to the road car’s already potent V8 and fitted with all manner of racing parts to do battle in the ALMS series. It will be tough to miss the #79 Art Car battling through traffic, and is sure to be a favorite among both ALMS fans and Forza players"
"When confronted by the unrivaled engineering masterpiece that is the Bugatti Veyron 16.4, you could consider its paradigm-shifting technical accomplishments such as the 8-liter 16-cylinder quad-turbocharged engine. Or the laundry list of records it shattered, being the fastest, quickest, and most powerful production car ever. Or you could mull over the fact that despite having more than 1,000 horsepower, twelve radiators, and a highly-advanced all-wheel drive system, the Veyron is as pleasing to the eye as it is painful to the wallet. That’s because it’s also one of the most expensive cars ever to be offered to the public, at more than a million dollars each, and Bugatti isn’t making a profit on any of them. You’ll need a seriously long straight to appreciate the Veyron’s unprecedented 253 mph top speed, making Forza 4’s meticulously rendered Nürburgring straight a perfect place to test your nerves as you peg the accelerator and crest 150 mph in less than 11 seconds. That being said, you won’t need anything special to appreciate how the Veyron reset the bar in hypercar performance, style, and sheer engineering prowess."
"In May of 2009, the hammer fell at RM Auctions and history was made. A 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa had just been purchased for $12,169,784, making it the single most expensive vehicle ever sold at auction up to that time. What could have possibly made a single Ferrari worth approximately twelve Bugatti Veyrons, or about 225 Chevrolet Corvettes? Let’s start with the iconic pontoon-fendered body, inspired by Formula 1 cars of the era and created by coachbuilder Scaglietti. Then there was the new 3-liter V12 with the famous red-painted valve covers, designed to meet new racing rules, that would go on to dominate World Sportscar racing for years. The Testa Rossa racked up ten victories in 19 races against some of the best cars to ever turn a wheel in anger, such as the Aston Martin DBR1 and the mighty Maserati 300S; impressive by any measure. Truly one of the greatest Ferraris ever built, this 250 TR can understandably command such a lofty price."
"What happens when you wrap outlandishly sexy composite bodywork around a Ferrari Formula 1 engine? You end up with the Ferrari F50, an “F1 car for the street” created to celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary and to serve as its ultimate supercar. The goal was to create an unparalleled driving experience by dipping into technologies directly pulled from Ferrari’s F1 program. The oversquare 4.6-liter V12 was developed from a slightly smaller F1 engine, mildly detuned for street reliability, and slipped into the carbon fiber tub right behind the driver. Cranking out 513 horsepower, the F50 was the most powerful road car ever produced by Ferrari up until that time. It was also one of the most exclusive—in order to get the keys to a F50, you had to be on a secret list of Ferrari’s best and most loyal customers. Only 349 were made, which was one less than Ferrari thought would sell, and required owners to lease the car before purchasing it. Ferrari staunchly refused to let any journalists test the car, but from all reports acceleration was breathtaking: it only took eight seconds to reach 100 miles per hour, and it would blow through the quarter mile in a tick over 12 seconds. In the hall of fame of ultimate supercars, the Ferrari F50 deserves a place of honor as being one of the most exclusive and exotic of Maranello’s creations to ever roam free on public roads."
"It takes a special Ferrari to be named after the immortal founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari. Successor to the wild F50, the Enzo is infused top to bottom with F1 kit, including shiftlights integrated on the top of the race-style steering wheel, carbon fiber shifter paddles, and the first-ever use of carbon-ceramic brakes on a Ferrari road car. In addition, the Enzo allows for nearly every facet of the performance envelope to be adjusted from the steering wheel. Of course, even the driver’s aids and massive brakes haven’t helped the Enzo avoid a number of high-profile crashes involving celebrities, inspiring one website to start a tongue-in-cheek “Save the Enzos” campaign. Thankfully, at least one has survived long enough to allow Jeremy Clarkson, host of Top Gear, to declare that the roar of the 6-liter V12 was like “the delicate sound of thunder.” That thundering new 48-valve motor is good for 650 horsepower and 485 pound-feet of twist, which is more than enough to take the Enzo to super-legal speeds: 60 mph takes just 3.3 seconds. Designed with a single purpose—to be the ultimate road car—the Enzo dispenses with anything that would detract from the driving experience. Power windows don’t help you go faster, so they’re not included. What you do get is a paddle-actuated automated sequential manual transmission, active aerodynamic aids, and of course that massive V12’s 8,000 RPM redline. Enzo would be proud."
"When Ferrari decided to create a new drop-top grand touring car, they revived the California moniker from fast convertibles of years past and introduced a Ferrari first: a retractable hardtop that allows for high-speed cruising, rain or shine. Another innovation for Ferrari is the engine, which debuts a direct-injection system that allows for higher compression, meaning more power and better fuel economy. It’s essentially the same V8 that’s found in the F430 coupe, but the California puts it up front, behind the axle for superior handling and packaging. The California is no slouch, because with 454 horsepower on tap it can hit 62 mph in less than four seconds. Enhancing the experience is the first example of Ferrari’s new dual-clutch 7-speed transaxle, which knocks out shifts in a matter of microseconds. It’s all designed for one purpose—to cross beautiful wide open spaces at a rapid clip, comfortable in a luxuriously hand-crafted interior sporting the finest leather, with a retractable roof to allow you to enjoy the sunshine and the throaty burble of the exhaust. Of course, since it’s still a Ferrari you can zip from apex to apex while exploring the 8,000 RPM rev limit, all the while knowing that the carbon ceramic brakes can haul the California down from speed in an instant."
"Gran turismo omologata--it means "certified for grand touring racing" in Italian, and Ferrari doesn't use that designation lightly. When the 599 GTB went in for the GTO treatment, they had only to look to the decidedly not-street-legal 599XX version for inspiration. The result is a lighter, more powerful 599 that carries on Ferrari's long tradition of using racing to pioneer technology for road cars. Following the formula of the legendary 250 GTO of the 1960s, this hotter version of Ferrari's halo car puts a 6-liter V12 out front that delivers a tarmac-blistering 670 horsepower, making the 599 GTO not only the most powerful Ferrari road car ever, but also the fastest. That's not just the fastest to 60 miles per hour; it also means that by cutting more than 200 pounds from the GTB and optimizing every system—from the instantly adjustable magnetic suspension system to the lightweight carbon ceramic brakes—it will fly around Ferrari's private Fiorano test track a full second quicker than the wickedly fast Enzo. With lessons learned from Ferrari's F1 program, the 599 GTO's optimized aerodynamics ensure that the 599 GTO can achieve a top speed of 208 miles per hour, and yet the intelligent suspension and the stability and traction control systems mean that the GTO won't bite the hand that shifts. With only 599 examples ever produced, the flagship Ferrari is as rare as it is fast."
"Chevrolet rightly got a lot of attention for a trio of exciting subcompact concepts unveiled in 2007 at the New York International Auto Show, and the enthusiastic public response has borne fruit—the Beat Concept has leapt from the showfloor to a production model with few changes other than the name. It’s now the Spark, and it aims to bring big style and fun to the growing urban runabout class. While the Spark isn’t going to frighten any Corvettes at the dragstrip, the chassis is solid and eager, and Forza’s Upgrade Shop gives you plenty of options for creating the ideal driver. The Spark also has one of the most interesting (and fun) dashboards around, with a large conventional speedometer next to a digital readout showing a tachometer band and other useful information. Whether you’re into the perky proportions or the tuning potential, the Spark puts a lot of authentic concept car DNA into a small and entertaining package."
"Citroën has truly become Europe’s styling leader for small cars, and the C1 is no exception. Although essentially the same car as its Toyota Aygo and Peugeot 107 counterparts (due to joint development between the companies), the C1 easily has the best lines of the bunch. The Citroën family styling works well on the C1, which is a tiny car by any measure but whose styling gives it outsized character—and an outsized grille. What’s not outsized is the weight—at just 1,800 lbs., the C1 is one of the lightest cars on the road. Less weight means that each horsepower has less to pull around—with just 68 horsepower on tap, the weight savings makes a big difference. Keep the momentum up and the C1’s predictable handling may carry you to victory over other heavier competitors."
"The Mustang wasn’t necessarily destined for greatness. The very similar Plymouth Barracuda, based on a low-end car just like the Mustang (the Plymouth Valiant and the Ford Falcon, respectively) failed to light a fire under car buyers. On the other hand, within the first year-and-a-half, Ford sold nearly 700,000 Mustangs—an industry record that still stands. What made it so popular? There was the excellent styling, successfully bringing pseudo-European proportions and handsome details together in a small car while preserving its “American-ness.” The name was also spot-on, appealing to buyers by suggesting the independence and freedom of the open road. And finally, there was the drivetrain, utilizing Ford’s excellent thin-wall V8 “Windsor” family of engines. When equipped with a 271 horsepower K-Code “Hi-Po” 289, the Mustang is a great performer and the perfect basis for a fast street or race car. Ultimately, whether you appreciate the performance dynasty the Mustang founded, or simply how fun it is to drive, it’s undeniable that the Mustang is an outsized success."
"The Escort RS Cosworth is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. And that’s not just in reference to its pedestrian name and rally pedigree—under the skin, it’s not an Escort at all. The chassis is really a revision of its predecessor, the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth (that’s a good thing, as the Sierra is a fantastic performer in its own right). It wasn’t even really built by Ford; Cosworth handled engine development and assembly, and Karmann (famous for their coachbuilt Volkswagen specials) made the bodywork and put the whole shebang together in Germany. This may all sound cobbled together, but rest assured that the result was anything but. All-wheel drive and a powerful motor (sporting a massive turbo pulled off of the nusto Ford RS200) gives the “Cossie” performance almost as aggressive as its looks, distinguished by a huge “whale-tail” spoiler and more gills than a school of sharks. All that grip and grunt was worthy of a competition rally car, which it nearly was—the purpose of the road-legal Escort RS Cosworth was to homologate the Group A racer, which racked up eight victories over a storied career. Victory is sure to follow wherever the Cossie goes in-game, as its poise and balance (let alone the traction provided by the AWD system, or the thrust provided by the boosted motor) make it a complete joy to drive hard. It’s no wonder the Cossie has achieved legendary status the world over."
"Point the Ford GT’s low-slung snout down the immortal Mulsanne Straight at the Circuit de la Sarthe, crack open the throttle, and as the supercharged 5.4-liter V8 begins to howl consider how well the GT embodies the spirit of the original Ford GT40 while existing as a modern supercar famous in its own right. When Enzo Ferrari snubbed Henry Ford II’s attempt to buy the Italian company, instead of getting mad, Ford got even. The Ford GT40 was his answer, and with American ingenuity and muscle won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three times, infuriating Ferrari in the process. For Ford’s 100-year anniversary, the new GT was developed in just 16 months by SVT Engineering with input from Carroll Shelby, pioneering new construction techniques in the process while at the same time distilling all of the gorgeous styling DNA of the original into a contemporary design masterpiece. Forget about all that and slide behind into the ****pit studded with race-inspired gauges and toggleswitches, and the GT’s combination of breathtaking power and poise on the limits prove that it’s a mid-engined monster that won’t misbehave on the track."
"Few track weapons have such focused, surgical cornering abilities as the Gumpert Apollo S. Ex-Audi engineer Roland Gumpert’s vision was to create a road car that packed as much racing DNA into the tightest possible package, and the end result is pretty much the same size as a Honda S2000. Only it’s lower, 200 pounds lighter, 10 inches wider, and packs a twin-turbocharged 4.2-liter Audi V8 amidships that’s good for an eye-watering 750 horsepower in “S” trim. If you discount the ludicrous Radical SR8, the Apollo is the fastest production car to lap the famed Nürburgring, annihilating the prior record of the Dodge Viper ACR by more than ten seconds. Unlike the Radical, you get all that speed and handling with amenities like air conditioning, and even a trunk for groceries, although best of luck getting it into the parking lot without scraping off the carbon fiber chin spoiler. The Apollo’s wild grab-bag of grilles, scoops, and air channels all work together to create gobs of downforce to suck the Apollo S down to the asphalt, keeping it planted during at high speeds and while cornering. Even though the Gumpert can lift its gullwing doors at any local watering hole, a short drive will prove that it is most at home in its natural habitat: a racecourse full of long sweepers, such as the mountainous Bernese Alps track, to take full advantage of the Apollo’s superior grip."
"The “championship white” paint. The five-lug wheels. The red Honda badges. The stance and the sound. The Type R theme is often imitated, but the original limited-production Type R can’t be duplicated. Few similarly-sized hatchbacks can keep up with the Type R’s B16B motor, carrying on a Honda tradition by making an astonishing 182 horsepower naturally, through careful hand-porting of the head and increased compression. The interior is stripped of unnecessary material to bring the EK hatch down to fighting trim, and the chassis is specially seam-welded for greater rigidity. Honda specialists also threw every trick in the book at the EK9’s already phenomenal full-double-wishbone suspension, nearly eliminating understeer for perfect balance, making it nearly as fast as an Integra Type R on most road courses. The only way to truly appreciate the transformation the simple Civic went through to gain the coveted Type R badge is to hop behind the wheel and unleash it in any of Forza 4’s tracks—but the twistier, the better. Whether you appreciate the EK9 Type R in its original factory-modified form, or unleash all of your tuning and painting skills on it to transform it into the ultimate expression of your Honda fantasy, is completely up to you"
"When staid, traditional Jaguar dropped the sleek, modern-looking XF on the unsuspecting motoring public, many a gasp was uttered. When the big cat’s V8 was enhanced with a supercharger to do battle with Germany’s mighty super-sedans, the BMW M5 and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, it sucked the air out of the room entirely… and then forced it through the XFR’s Eaton blower at precisely 11.6 psi. The XFR bounds through hedgerow-lined motorways with the help of 510 horsepower and 461 ft-lbs. of torque, allowing it to crest 100 mph in less than ten seconds. Of course, the XFR never forgets that, first and foremost, it’s a luxury car in the finest British tradition, swaddled firewall-to-headliner in soft leather, fine wood, and wool carpeting. This Jaguar is a fast feline that matches refinement with enough power to make other sedans tuck tail and run."
"Australia has long had a fascination with fast cars, but until Joss came along the biggest island in the world didn’t have a single homegrown supercar. Born in the backyard of aerodynamicist Matt Thomas, the Joss is named after a tough-as-nails Australian miner and unapologetically seeks to do battle at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the big boys. The JT1 certainly has the bits to mix it up with the likes of Ferrari and Pagani, with a 6.8-liter mid-mounted V8 of a unique Joss design, and a lightweight, incredibly stiff composite chassis. The neatest trick the Joss supercar pulls off is managing to create lots of useful downforce without any unsightly spoilers sprouting out of the bodywork. As an aerodynamicist, Thomas insisted that every single piece on the car had to have a dual purpose. For example, the fender extractors not only ventilate the brakes, they also act as vortex generators to generate downforce along the sides of the car. With innovative thinking like this infusing every aspect of the JT1’s development, and top-flight componentry throughout, it’s a supercar Australia can be proud to call its own."
"It takes moxie to toss the keys of a car like the Kia cee’d to a world-famous celebrity like Tom Cruise or Simon Pegg and ask them to knock out a couple of hot laps around an old airfield. That’s exactly what the BBC’s hit automotive show TopGear has in mind when they put a “Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car,” and for Season 15 and 16 the Kia cee’d is that car. While the cee’d’s 1.6-liter engine can only muster 123 horespower, handling is on par with some of the top-notch European hatchback competition. In fact, the cee’d was designed and built in Europe, tuned to Continental sensibilities for taut cornering and zippy around-town dynamics. Hop in the cee’d and test your luck on Forza’s TopGear test track against the likes of Jeff Goldblum and Cameron Diaz, or simply against your next-door neighbor."
"It takes a special person to found a company at age twenty-two that produces a coupe that makes more than 800 horsepower, yet weighs a hair less than your average Honda Civic. Christian von Koenigsegg is that kind of person, and the CCX that bears his name is that kind of car. The CCX is the third generation Koenigsegg, and for the first time, it comes equipped with the company’s own 4.7- liter V8 that inhales through twin Rotrex superchargers and belches fire out thethrough massive exhaust pipes on the overrun. Tuning the engine to run on E85 ethanol blend unlocks even more power: more than 900 raging Swedish ponies. Mated to a carbon- fiber body that combines a sleek, clean Scandinavian design devoid of unsightly spoilers, the CCX has a better power-to-weight ratio than the mighty Bugatti Veyron and is nearly as fast."
"The Veyron may be (slightly) faster, but the Agera has to be the most interesting of the current breed of hypercar. It certainly has the requisite manic power numbers courtesy of a 940 horsepower twin-turbo 5-liter V8. With a top speed of greater than 260 mph and a sub-three-second 0-60 mph time, no one can deny its performance. But Christian von Koenigsegg’s genius is in making his cars boldly distinctive, and while the CCX and its derivatives are definitely that, the Agera is a further evolution of the theme. From every angle the new composite body (draped over a variant of the CCX’s incredibly stiff chassis) is fascinating, and it also provides improved downforce. For example, those halo-shaped taillights surround heat-extracting vents to help cool the engine. And the wheels are specially designed as vortex generators, cooling the brakes and increasing downforce. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Koenigsegg without some special details like the wraparound windshield, distinctive ****pit, and the ghost on the engine cover. Ghost? Yes, it’s a tribute to a Swedish air force squadron that previously occupied Koenigsegg’s Ängelholm facility. "
"From the jet exhaust-aping hindquarters to the “all-glass” aircraft-style LCD ****pit instrumentation, and from all the knife-edged creasing on the bodywork to the massive center-exit exhaust, you might think the Lamborghini Reventón is trying to mimic a stealth fighter. You’d be correct--the direct inspiration for this exclusive Murciélago variant was the F-22A Raptor, an advanced jet with stealth capabilities. But the Reventón is far more exlusive -- eight times as many F-22As exist than Reventóns; only 20 would be delivered to Lamborghini’s most prized customers. Constructed almost exclusively in the woven carbon stuff, and sporting a blueprinted version of the Murciélago’s massive 6.5-liter V12, its 211 mph top speed is as close to flying a jet as you can come without leaving the ground."
"The Murciélago LP 670-4 SV may be a mouthful, but consider it shorthand for one of the fastest Raging Bulls ever to roar out of Lamborghini’s Sant’Agata plant. Fitting, because the “SV” tag stands for SuperVeloce—Italian for “superfast,” and Lamborghini only uses the SV name for the most highly-tuned final edition of a model going out of production. The SV modifications for the Murciélago certainly fit the bill, managing 661 horsepower (the “670” in the name is the metric horsepower rating) from the latest generation of the 40 year-old Lamborghini V12. Of course, nearly every part of the engine has been updated and optimized over its lifespan, which should be apparent as it warbles by at full throttle. In addition, the SV was put on a diet of carbon-fiber, trimming 220 pounds, and adding spoilers and side scoops crafted from bare carbon-fiber. The Murciélago was already a stunner, and the LP 670-4 SV is a fitting send-off to one of the most ferocious supercars to ever wear the bull of Sant’Agata."
"Faceted like a cut diamond, there’s no mistaking the Sesto Elemento for anything else on the road—even other Lamborghinis. Sesto elemento is Italian for “sixth element;” if you don’t have a periodic table nearby, that’s carbon, a not-so-subtle hint that the body is composed entirely of the woven stuff. Regardless of what it’s made out of, the Sesto Elemento is primal and aggressive, studded with blinding red accents and show-stopping open rear bodywork from which the taillights and transaxle dangle precariously. Under the six red hexagons serving as outlets for engine heat resides the same 5.2-liter V10 found normally in the Gallardo, but considering that the Sesto Elemento is more than half a ton lighter than the Gallardo, performance is in another dimension entirely. Lamborghini claims the carbon-covered monster will teleport to 60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds, and that seems reasonable, if you can consider such wild acceleration reasonable at all. For truly elemental performance, look no further than this ultimate Lamborghini."
"Lexus is so firmly established that it’s sometimes tough to remember that in the early 1990s it was a new marque trying to make a name for itself against ingrained competitors from Europe. The original SC300, introduced in 1991, was a shot across the bow of Old Luxury. Penned in Toyota’s Calty design studio in Newport Beach, the swoopy coupe broke the mold when lead designers skipped 2D pen-and-paper design studies and started right off the bat with 3D models—which explains the finished product’s smooth, organic look. Starting a year after introduction, Lexus allowed drivers to choose the 3-liter engine out of the GS300, but it’s more dramatic to talk about another car that featured this engine: the legendary fourth-generation Toyota Supra. That’s right, the inline six is the famous 2JZ-GE, the naturally aspirated but still potent motor that is dramatically overbuilt to handle huge power. (In fact, the Supra actually uses a drivetrain derived from the Toyota Soarer, as the SC is known in Japan, not the other way around.) Out of the box, the SC300 was available with this 225 horsepower engine paired with a manual transmission, perfect for the sort of grand touring Lexus envisioned. However, it didn’t take long for Lexus buyers to look at the JDM twin-turbo Aristo/GS300 for inspiration, and the SC300 has rightly become a highly popular choice for drifters, drag racers, and import tuners of all stripes."
"The engine compartment is lined with gold. The driver’s seat is located in the center of the car. More than twenty years after it was first introduced, it’s still the fastest naturally aspirated car in the world. That’s why when most people are asked to name the greatest road car ever built, the McLaren F1 is what instantly springs to mind. It should; the F1 was designed and built to be just that, with no expense spared and no compromises made. The brainchild of Gordon Murray, a renowned designer of innovative racecars, the McLaren F1 defied conventional thinking by pioneering such technologies as a full carbon fiber monocoque chassis weighing just 220 lbs., a first for a road car. Backed up by a highly modified BMW V12 making 627 horsepower, the F1 is as fast as it was expensive—nearly a million dollars when new. While being fast would have been enough to drop jaws, the F1 is also an eminently drivable car—so much so that the F1, which was never intended to race at all, was modified slightly and went on to win the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans race outright. Only 64 were made, so don’t expect to see one in your nearest used car lot."
"When the last car your company produced was widely considered to be the greatest road car ever made, the McLaren F1, you have some big shoes to fill. While the F1 was designed to have no peers, the MP4-12C takes aim directly at the Italian and German competition with an innovative new all-carbon fiber chassis and a turbocharged V8 developed in-house at McLaren. Tuned for maximum low-end torque, the MP4 can bring all 442 ft-lbs. to bear at a low 2,000 RPM, which means the MP4 has rocketship launch characteristics. One look at the huge, deep side inlets and the high-mount exhaust bores should tell you the new McLaren means business. Lewis Hamilton thinks so; McLaren’s ace F1 driver likes the MP4-12C so much he appears as the voice of the car in Pixar’s computer-animated film Cars 2."
"How many cars look like they’re going 200 mph standing still? When Mercedes teamed up with racing partner McLaren to build a no-holds-barred supercar, the result was phenomenal. Whether you consider the sinister grilles extracting air from the front wheel arches, or the carbon-fiber and aluminum construction that allow the big coupe to be incredibly light and strong, it is clear the SLR McLaren was built for one purpose: to make reaching its 207 mph terminal velocity look easy. Actually, make that two purposes, because if you blast through a few corners to get the brakes heated up, you’ll notice the turbine-inspired alloy wheels illuminated by the orange glow of superheated carbon-ceramic brake rotors that are capable of hauling the SLR down from astonishing speeds without fading. Crack a window to listen to the shriek of the twin-rotor supercharger feeding cold air to the big V8, and then close it to cruise in sporting comfort. It’s a fitting homage to the original Mercedes 300 SLR race cars that made famous racers like Stirling Moss unbeatable in the 1950s."
"The most iconic Mercedes sportscar ever is back. The original Gullwing, the 300SL, was a barely tamed racecar. Its 21st century successor is a supercar of the first order, and it’s also the first vehicle totally designed by the high-performance Mercedes–AMG GmbH group. While the SLS AMG is inspired by the original car, sporting similar gullwing doors and a long hood, short deck profile, under the skin it’s totally modern. There’s a high-tech aluminum chassis that weighs only 530 lbs., and an AMG-tuned 6.3-liter V8 nestled up front that puts out a stunning 571 peak horsepower, giving it performance the original Gullwing could only dream of. If the formidable power and throaty exhaust note aren’t enough, it’s comfortable enough to scoot across continents without breaking a sweat. A highly civilized car with ferocious acceleration, it’s the perfect grand tourer for the modern era."
"The 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator is a big bruiser of a cat from the height of the muscle car craze, building off of the successful pony car formula of the Cougar’s little brother, the Mustang. The functional ram-air intake on the hood barely hides a massive, NASCAR-inspired 428 Super Cobra Jet engine. Like many muscle cars of the era, the Eliminator’s engine was seriously underrated by Mercury, and the 428 big-block was good for more than 400 horsepower right out of the box. Nearly too much for the street, it is hard to miss the Eliminator's bold spoiler, blacked-out grille and headlight covers, and eye-searing color combinations like Competition Orange and Lime Green. The Eliminator was the vision of Larry Shinoda, whose work had previously inspired the ’63 Corvette Stingray and who was the father of the Boss 302 Mustang. The Eliminator is a real threat at stoplights or on the track, so when an Eliminator looms in your rear-view mirror, you’d best get out of the way."
"You’d be hard-pressed to find a car that is both as startlingly old-fashioned and strikingly modern as the SuperSports. Peel away the shapely aluminum bodywork and you’ll see its wooden supports. But dig further down, below the wooden body framing, and you’ll find a state-of-the-art bonded aluminum chassis. That’s just how Morgan is: living in both the new and the old world simultaneously. However, there’s absolutely nothing old-fashioned about how the SuperSports performs. A 362 horsepower BMW V8 punts the featherweight targa-topped Morgan forward with authority; Morgan says it’ll hit 62 mph in 4.2 seconds, but most testers agree that this is a conservative number. It also sounds fast, with a ferocious bark from the side-exit exhaust under acceleration. Between its Old World hand-crafted luxury with the best 21st Century performance componentry, the SuperSports is truly a no-compromises handbuilt supercar."
"Here are two things you should know about the Mosler MT900S: it looks like a road-going spacecraft, and the first one ever built was snapped up by filmmaker George Lucas. Coincidence? Mosler Automotive has always done things a little bit differently. They created a Cadillac Eldorado with two engines called the TwinStar, and also constructed the amazing Consulier GTP, which was tremendously ugly but won so often in IMSA Supercar races that it was banned by the series organizers. The MT900S isn’t ugly and only has one engine, but what’s different about it is the utilization of a host of high-tech materials optimized for the lightest possible curb weight. For example, power steering was deemed too heavy by the design team, so it’s not available. Mosler pairs the resulting chassis with a 530 horsepower V8 pulled straight out of the latest Corvette Z06, which is plenty to motivate the bantam-weight MT900S. It was also designed differently, created by Rod Trenne entirely with computer-drafting software using no clay models or concept art to guide the process. This latest MT900S has also benefitted from the numerous lessons learned from its competition-only cousin, the MT900R, class winner at the Daytona 24-hour endurance race. The MT900S is truly a result of Warren Mosler’s singular vision about how a car should be constructed: differently, but for optimal performance."
"The Z-car formula has never been complicated. All it takes is a lusty six cylinder tucked under a long hood, with power going to the rear in the way Mr. K, father of the original 240Z, intended. The 370Z improves on this recipe for success by being smaller, lighter, wider, and more powerful than the 350Z that came before, incorporating new, lightweight aluminum body panels and a larger 3.7-liter V6. It also is the first car in the world to debut a nifty piece of new technology—SynchroRev Match, which automatically blips the throttle on downshifts for perfect rev-matching every time. One look at the 370Z’s tighter lines, featherweight forged wheels, and the menacing sharks’ tooth head- and taillights will tell you that the new Z is a thoroughly modern driver’s dream with a legendary name. It’s also the perfect canvass to create a custom drift monster: try swapping in the Skyline’s twin-turbo inline six and perfecting your kansei technique as you slide past Fujimi Kaido’s epic waterfall."
"The Micra knows that if you look cute as a button, everyone will like you. So it’s safe to say Nissan’s littlest offering isn’t going to shock your grandparents or the establishment by being overly wild. But it will shock you by being relatively fun to drive, because Nissan’s engineers have tuned the Micra’s new V-Platform chassis for a balance between spunky handling and ride comfort. The job is made easier by the featherweight chassis and the willing—if small—engine. This is good, because Nissan aims to sell the Micra all over the world, to European drivers expecting sportiness as well as to folks in developing countries who need it to survive rougher roads. Jack of all trades, master of all trades? The Micra breaks the mold by doing everything well: a big accomplishment for a little car with a lot of heart."
"The Peugeot 107 may not be very large, but it crams a lot of charisma into every square inch. Due to its eager willingness to scoot around town, the 107 is one of the best superminis to hit the road in a long time. Under the short hood is a tiny but willing motor, providing zip while returning miserly fuel economy. Despite having two siblings (the 107, Citroen C1 and Toyota Aygo are basically identical triplets), the 107 stands out due to its expressive “face” and sporty lower side vents, designed by stylist Donato Coco, who went on to pen such stunning cars as the Ferrari 458 Italia and California. With that kind of pedigree, how can you not love the cheerful 107?"
"RUF is an incredible automaker in their own right—while it may seem easier to start with an existing chassis to create your model line, when you consider how much work goes into each RUF you quickly realize that this is not necessarily true. Creating a RUF is not easy; starting with modern Porsche body-in-whites (meaning, a bare welded-together chassis without VINs, sold to RUF), RUF does the rest of the assembly, fitting mostly bespoke components and re-engineering nearly everything else to craft an entire package engineered to work together from the get-go. First, there’s the integral rollcage that RUF installs in each chassis, a signature element that adds rigidity and safety—a tradition started with the CTR2 in 1996. After that, things get wilder. The RGT-8 is a good example: it doesn’t even feature a Porsche-based engine. Instead, RUF designed its own original V8—a 4.5-liter flat-plane crank masterpiece—from scratch in two years flat. The resulting engine is less than an inch longer than the 3.6-liter flat six found in a normal 911, and it’s a full 88 lbs. lighter. To make matters even more interesting, it produces about 550 horsepower without the aid of turbochargers or superchargers. Outside, the RUF is enhanced with special aerodynamic bodywork for a unique look, and RUF also fits upgraded suspension in several flavors. The RGT-8 is a fine example of what makes RUF special; completely redone from top to bottom, the result is a vaguely familiar shape with completely unique driving characteristics."
"If there’s one company that knows a thing or two about speed, it’s Saleen. They’ve been modifying Mustangs and other Ford products since 1983, and they’re the minds behind the unruly Saleen S7. The 2010 Saleen S5S Raptor brings something to the plate that the S7 lacked--drop-dead gorgeous sheetmetal. The Raptor’s designers channeled the spirit and aggression of iconic Can-Am racecars when penning the shape. Those stunning looks are backed up by what Saleen knows best—a 5.0-liter supercharged Ford V8, which is capable of delivering a rubber-churning 650 horsepower, all while sipping eco-friendly E85 ethanol blended fuel. Who says you need to cross the pond to find a supercar? The S5S Raptor is a made-in-America exotic that looks the part."
"The Spyker company is a real blast from the past. Before introducing the original C8 in 2000, the company hadn’t made a car since 1925. Of course, the new and old Spyker couldn’t be more different except for one thing: both are strongly tied to Spyker’s heritage as an airplane builder. One look at the propeller front-and-center on the Spyker logo will confirm that. Appropriate too, because the LM85 would probably fly off the road without the large carbon fiber rear spoiler to keep the 400 horsepower car hunkered down. The LM85 was inspired by the Spyker Squadron GT2 Le Mans cars, built on a GT2 all-aluminum chassis, and swathed inside with reflection-reducing black leather and alcantara. With wild detailing such as a turned aluminum dash, and eye-popping orange and silver livery punctuated with a huge assortment of air scoops and grills feeding the big Audi V8, the C8 Laviolette LM85 is hard to miss."
"Tesla motors began in 2003 in California’s Silicon Valley. The company’s long-term vision was to reduce oil consumption by creating affordable, mass-market, emission-free electric vehicles. Their first model, the Tesla Roadster, arrived in 2008 and featured a range of 245 miles per charge. On October 27, 2009, Tesla proved this range when Simon Hackett drove a 313-mile segment of Australia’s annual Global Green Challenge on a single charge. By 2010, over 1,500 Roadsters were on the streets of more than 30 countries. The critically acclaimed car, which can go from 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds, also won many green vehicle awards. Tesla has also partnered with Toyota to develop an electric Rav4, and has developed a second Tesla vehicle, the Model S sedan."
"Sometimes good things come in small packages. The Aygo is very, very small. So does this mean it’s very, very good? It’s clear there’s one thing it excels at… soccer (or the game our European friends call football). The agile little Aygo is famous for being the star of an impromptu 5-on-5 pickup game on BBC’s TopGear, clad in sports uniform livery and played on an asphalt pitch. The cheeky stunt was not only fun, it did a good job of showing off the Aygo’s dynamic personality. With a happy face and neat detailing, like the multi-element rear lamps, it’s a cheerful car for happy urbanites. And the motor may have just three cylinders, but it’s an eager partner in any urban adventure, even if those adventures don’t involve punting an oversized soccer ball towards a giant goal—although with the free DLC car soccer environment, you can do that too."
"You wouldn’t want to come across the Sagaris unexpectedly in a dark alley. One look at the bonkers side-exit howitzers poking out of the rear diffuser tray make it clear the Sagaris would just as likely mug you as carry you to 150 mph on a tsunami of torque in a ludicrous 20 seconds. TVRs have always marched to the manic beat of a different drummer, and the Sagaris fits the mold by being just as wild and untamed as its almost comically aggressive looks suggest. Yet it’s also one of the most balanced TVRs ever made, which is more a statement about how unruly Blackpool’s previous models have been. Step inside its alien-spacepod interior and fire up TVR’s own 4-liter inline six, which TVR cryptically says makes “three-hundred-and-a-lot” horsepower, and prepare for the fury. Since the Sagaris weighs next to nothing with a fiberglass body and diminutive proportions, the big six is enough to dispatch cars with twice as many cylinders. The real question is, can you keep the Beast of Blackpool on the track long enough to find out?"
"The little Agila has a big family tree. The city car was jointly developed by Suzuki and Opel, and then brought to the UK as a Vauxhall. Confused? You shouldn’t be—the Agila isn’t difficult to understand. Inside and out, the Agila is full of interesting details, like the deep “V” in the grille and the tachometer mounted to the top of the gauge hood. Weighing a tad over a ton, the 1.2-liter engine’s 85 horsepower is enough to propel the Agila to a bit over 100 mph—more than enough for the cross-town adventures the Agila is likely to have. A predictable handler and not over-prone to understeer, the Agila is also one of the most balanced choices in its class. "
"Volkswagen do Brasil has been making unique variants of Volkswagen models for local consumption since 1953, and even exported an earlier version of the Fox (known in Brazil as the Gol) to North America for a time. Now the successful and economical new Fox is crossing the pond, replacing the miniscule Lupo in European markets. Larger and less expensive than the Lupo it replaces, it also boasts a torquey 1.4-liter engine that provides punch off the line, along with typically competent Volkswagen handling prowess. In the highly competitive city car market, the Fox is a front-runner."
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If you did this all manually...damn.
Wasn't that hard after a while. Just googled the logo's or toke a pic of the logo's off of the source, copied the names, took pictures of the cars, and copied their bio's. Kinda like clockwork after a while.