Is the new LaFerrari purely a technical tour de force, or is it a real driver’s car? Autocar’s Steve Sutcliffe heads to Ferrari’s Fiorano test track to find out.
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A lot has been written about Tesla’s Model 3. But those reports mostly come from EV enthusiasts and owners. By all accounts they love the car. But so far no one with deep experience in design, engineering and manufacturing has evaluated it, at least no publicly. That’s why we were excited to get an invitation from Sandy Munro to visit his shop and take a look at a Model 3 that he’s about to test and tear down for a competitive benchmarking study. And Sandy found a number of issues that he really doesn’t like about the car, which he pointed out to Autoline’s John McElroy. Take a look.
“It’s the alpha animal of the GT stable.” In just eight words Andreas Preuninger, the man responsible for the creation of Porsche’s surgically precise 911 GT3 and the feisty Cayman GT4, neatly sums up the staggering new 911 GT2 RS. And just one full throttle run—riding a Saturn V surge of raw, unrelenting thrust as Weissach’s 700-hp weapon streaks past 60 mph in 2.7 seconds, 124 mph in 8.3 seconds, and 186 mph in 22.1 seconds, en route to an electronically limited top speed of 211 mph—obliterates any doubt: The GT2 RS is the ultimate 911.
The new GT2 RS is an intoxicating mixture of tradition and technology, defined by … Pictures and More