Tesla Unveils the World’s Quickest Production Car: 2020 Tesla Roadster

With the bold claim that it will deliver a “hardcore smackdown” to gasoline-powered cars, Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, unveiled the all-new Tesla Roadster. In an amazing evolution from the original Roadster, the new roadster is truly awe-inspiring.

2020 Tesla Roadster 3/4 shot front

Musk claims unheard of performance figures for a street-legal performance vehicle, boasting a 0-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds, a quarter mile time of 8.9 seconds, and a top speed in excess of 250 mph. These figures, Musk also noted, are only for the prototype and may very well increase by the time of production, in early 2020.

2020 Tesla Roadster 3/4 shot rear

Even more impressive perhaps, is the cars notably increased driving range, now 620 miles, due to its large 200 kilowatt-hour battery pack, which is twice the capacity of the currently largest available in any Tesla.

2020 Tesla Roadster 3/4 shot front top targa top

Gear-heads will quickly note, and most likely love, the gorgeous targa top roof, racing style bucket seats, and sleek, NSX-esque styling.

2020 Tesla Roadster 3/4 side shot targa roof

Pricing will start at $200,000 with a $50,000 deposit, and $250,000 to acquire one of the first 1,000 “Founder’s Series” that will be first off of the production lines.

What do you think? Will it live up to the hype? Will it be outpaced by other hypercar manufactures by the time it reaches production?

Let us know what you think in the comments!


McLaren to unveil their most extreme hypercar on December 10th

McLaren has announced that on December 10th at 12:01 a.m. they will unveil their newest, and most extreme hypercar, codenamed the P15. The car has been described by McLaren as the ultimate example of a road-legal track car. Teaser images have been coming from McLaren for a few days now, and show the rear taillights, rear grille, and other elements of the car (pictured below).

The car is rumored to have at least 800hp and be even lighter in weight than the P1 or 720S.McLaren claims it’s a “road-legal track car unlike anything we’ve built before,” so we can be sure it will be the new halo of the McLaren lineup.

Stay tuned and follow AutoMoguls for more news from McLaren.

[Video] Offically Unveiled: 2018 Corvette ZR1. The ultimate Corvette

If you were lucky enough to be in Dubai today, you may have seen it in person, but for the rest of us, video and pictures will have to do until the Detroit Auto Show.

The following specifications are official and incredible, so prepare to drool a bit.

New aluminum V8, officially named the LT5. The engine producing 755hp and tq

A 52% larger displacement supercharger than the Z06

4 additional radiators over the Z06, bringing the grand total to 13

Two aero kits including a ZTK performance pack ( the high wing pack) which creates an estimated 950lbs of downforce at speed, 60% more than the Z06. 

The same package includes a front splitter, chassis specific tuning, and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

Sales will begin in spring of 2018 with orders being taken now, so if you want to avoid massive dealer price gouging, order quickly. Only 3,000 are estimated to be built in 2018.

Check out the video below, from Car Guide, for a full video of the debut of the amazing new ZR1, as well as a gallery of official images after the video.

Corvette ZR1 Pictures and Specs Leaked

It appears, even more, info on the upcoming Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 have leaked. According to enthusiast website, Corvette Blogger, which has reported that the following specs are leaks from an upcoming issue of Car and Driver:

A starting price of approximately $120k
7-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmission options
1/2″ wider wheels than the current Z06
Magnetic ride suspension as standard
Carbon ceramic brakes ( hopefully as an option, not standard)
750hp/680 lb-ft LT5 from a 6.2L V with an Eaton supercharger)
The supercharger produces 52% more air per RPM than the Z06 blower and is also 2.9″ taller.
A sub-3 second 0-60, sub 11-second 1/4 mile, and a top speed of over 210 mph
4 additional heat exchangers
A curb weight of 3664 lbs, a 140 lbs increase over the Z06
Several aero packages available, the RPO “ZTK” as shown in the magazine.  The large wing will have 10 degrees of adjustability contributing up to 500 lbs of downforce at speed.
The large wing is attached behind the hatch and spreads the load to the bumper beam.
A smaller wing is will come as standard (for the old and boring)
Removable top
A lap time 2.5 seconds faster around VIR than Z06

As you can see, much like other ZR1’s the new version is a somewhat mildly upgraded version of the Z06. According to the blog, the car will debut in Dubai on Saturday, so keep an eye out!


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Can Hennessey steal the title of “World’s Fastest” from Koenigsegg?

If you somehow missed out on the most recent news in automotive speed records, the hypercar company Koenigsegg has just managed to claim five new records for their own with the amazing Koenigsegg Agera RS.


The feat was managed in the hot Nevada desert on a stretch of road about 11 miles long. While there, the car managed to go from 0-249mph-0 in just 33.29 seconds. The time of 0-249 was achieved in a blistering 24 seconds even, with the stop taking a quick 9.29 seconds. While not Koenigsegg’s focus, the car also did the quarter mile in 9.96 seconds.

Certainly impressive.

The Agera RS wasn’t done there. It managed to achieve an average speed of 277.87, in two directions, and a top speed of 284.55 setting two new worlds records!

Koenigsegg took home even more records, which were that for the highest speed ever recorded on a public road, hitting 284.55,  (previously set at 269mph in 1938) as well as highest average speed for a flying kilometer on a public road (268mph), and highest average speed for a flying mile on a public road (268.74mph).

It’s clearly time to celebrate. Or is it?

John Hennesey, whom you may have heard of from his Hennessey Venom GT, in addition to a slew of drama in the car community, brought out his newest addition to the hypercar world, the F5, at SEMA this year. According to Hennessey, the car will have over 1,600hp and be capable of exceeding 300 miles per hour for its top speed. Surely this means the car could beat the Agera’s recently attained records, right?


Well, when it comes to Hennessey and records, it’s not that cut and dry. While the specs are surely impressive, there isn’t yet any true proof of the car’s capabilities, and no one actually has an F5 in their possession yet, aside from the car Hennessey has.

In addition, Hennessey has never broken an official world record. As Top Gear put it,

“Despite going quicker than the Veyron Super Sport, the Venom can’t call itself the fastest production car in the world, at least not in the eyes of Guinness. See, to qualify for a Guinness speed record, a car must make two runs, one in either direction, with the two top speeds averaged out for the official time.”

Couple this with the fact that many debated the Venom GT’s legitimacy as a production car because of its chassis being based on a Lotus Exige (and according to some reports, even the official vehicle title states the car is a Lotus), and you have some very muddy waters.

So can Hennessey shake the image of an unreliable boutique builder and take down one of the world’s most iconic hypercar companies?

We will just have to wait and see.

Porsche Launches Netflix-Style Monthly Subscription Service

Many, including notable industry personality Elon Musk,  have speculated that the future of the automotive industry would revolve around some type of subscription service. It seems that Porsche has decided to carry the proverbial torch of the future as they have started a monthly subscription service for its vehicles, which they will be testing in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The program, which begins at $2,000 a month plus a $500 initial fee, provides access to 11 vehicles from sports cars to SUVs, and is described as a “white-glove” service by Porsche. The service includes detailing, registration, maintenance, insurance, and vehicle tax. For a small additional fee of $1,000 bringing the total up to $3,000 per month if you’re keeping track, you can gain access to a further 6 vehicles such as the Cayenne E-hybrid.

Is this the way of the future? Let us know what you think in the comments!

[Video] Watch as the Koenigsegg Agera RS destroys the 0-400-0 world record. Sorry, Bugatti.

Supercar and hypercar manufacturers are always trying to duke it out for the top spot in the leader boards. From 0-60 to top speed there is always a competition. A regular comment from fans of these cars is “What about Koenigsegg?” Well Koenigsegg is has answered to at least one of those requests, shattering the 0-400 km/h-0 (249 mph) record with a time of 36.44 seconds.

Check out the video below.

What record do you think they should go after next? Let us know in the comments.

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