Carscoops & Rain Prisk have rendered the Lexus LC as a mid-engine supercar, and the results are compelling — the short nose and rear engine bay suit the LC's design perfectly, right down to the intersection of roof and fender.
Even being an idea of pure fantasy, there's no denying the appeal of a mid-engine Lexus. If anything, this will make a good computer wallpaper for the upcoming week!
Toyota has confirmed it’s interested in building a hybrid supercar that pulls inspiration from its TS050 LMP1 racecar.
Last week the automaker teased the GR Super Sports Concept – a wild-looking concept car that clearly pulls inspiration from the LMP1-H cars Toyota has been racing since 2012. Without context, it wasn’t clear what Toyota’s intentions were with the concept, nor how serious they were about building it – but we now have our answer.
The car culture in Japan is unlike anywhere else in the world, filled with locally-produced sports cars, the latest and greatest supercars, and a tuning industry that’s more prolific than anywhere else on earth.
On a recent trip to Japan, New Zealand drifting star Mad Mike decided to create a documentary highlighting Japan’s custom supercar culture and the video is well worth a watch.
Following the striking Kai concept, Mazda’s Vision Coupe kept everyone impressed with its dynamic design, representing the next chapter in the company’s KODO design language.
The bodywork conforms to the golden ratio of a classic coupe design, with the cabin positioned toward the rear of the car while the flowing, clean lines make the Vision Coupe look like it’s moving forward when stationary.
A full 500 horses is what makes this 2014 Honda Civic a true sleeper. In other words, something that wouldn't get embarrassed by an Italian exotic in a straight line.
The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah is at it again, this time having loads of fun behind the wheel of this 2014 Civic sedan, a car that looks just about stock from the outside, but is anything but stock where it matters.
Launching a supercar as a brand no one is heard of isn’t easy but that doesn’t stop scores of companies attempting just that throughout the course of a year. The latest to do so is a company dubbed Aspark.
Hailing from Japan, the firm claims to have been developing an electric supercar since 2014 and it is finally ready to reveal it at this month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Dubbed the Owl, the car will allegedly be the quickest accelerating vehicle on the market, capable of sprinting to 62 mph (100 km/h) in under 2 seconds.
Surrounded by much hype and huge expectation, the first new Honda NSX to be sold in Australia in 25 years launched locally in late 2016. Anticipation was high and fans were, understandably, rather excited. Then Honda Australia confirmed pricing for the hybrid supercar: an eyebrow-raising $420,000 (before on-road costs).
So, a little more than 12 months on, how has the market reacted to the Japanese tour de force? Not all that well, it seems.