The Godzilla of sports cars celebrated its fiftieth birthday in 2019. To mark the occasion, Nissan tied up with prestige design house Italdesign for building a limited-run model of the GT-R called the GT-R50. Its prototype was unveiled in 2018 and prospective customers were allowed to experience the pre-production model. Last week, Nissan showcased the … Continue reading Nissan GT-R50 By Italdesign Showcased In Production Form
I've had a soft spot for the Hyundai Elantra for many years. In fact, the very first story on The Auto Loons website is about the new Elantra that had been launched in India in 2016. A facelift of the same was launched in October 2019 but this blog looks beyond the local market. Hyundai … Continue reading The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Looks Cooler Than Ever
While the world is on pause, the content for future cars continues. This is especially convenient for those who are making niche products that probably won't go into production till 2022. So, global race-car brand APEX recently unveiled its latest track car — the AP-0 concept. The AP-0 is the brand's first in-house designed model … Continue reading Apex AP-0: 650bhp Track-focussed EV (with lasers)
Rivalries can bring out the best between competitors. They end up enjoying competing with one another. So, when one retires the other may choose to stop competing as well. That's what the Koenigsegg and Bugatti relationship feels like when it comes to bragging rights for making the world's fastest production road car. Bugatti pulled out … Continue reading Jesko Absolut – The Fastest Koenigsegg Ever
The Polestar brand became an independent identity from Volvo in 2017 and this is its first all-new concept car since then. Its name is actually a wordplay on the term of 'concept car' as the Polestar Precept is said to be a declaration of the brand's values: pure, progressive and performance. Polestar is an all-electric … Continue reading The Polestar Precept Is A Very Environmentally Friendly Concept
People with lots of money are often grilled for having poor taste and products made for them tend to be jarring to look at. But that's the point. To get noticed, to stand out, to LOOK like you are way above the average lifestyle. Cars are a common means for showing off wealth but some … Continue reading Aston Martin V12 Speedster: Cooler Than A Bond Car?
Bentley has been making good looking cars lately, the Flying Spur is my current favourite. But it seems the Bentley Mulliner crew at Crewe has been busy playing Need For Speed games because this is their newest creation - the Bacalar. The Bacalar is a two-seater, open-top, luxury muscle car which will feature an extensive … Continue reading Bentley Mulliner Bacalar Is A Coachbuilt 200mph Drop-Top