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While elite carmakers are moving toward hybridization to improve mpg and cut greenhouse gases, there remain many exceptions with gas-guzzling internal combustion engines. Actually, the majority of powerful-to-extremely powerful supercars and luxury vehicles are unencumbered with electrified propulsion – not counting Tesla’s vehicles, which alone avoid petroleum entirely. As the culture and market push back […]

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British supercar maker McLaren will be going beyond its P1 plug-in hybrid in green offerings. As part of its business plan through 2022, more than half its cars will be hybrids, said CEO Mike Flewitt. The British brand known for demonstrating on the Formula One circuit, is now developing a “completely new powertrain architecture,” which […]

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There’s no shortage of buzzwords to describe the new Acura NSX, but the truth is, it’s an ordinary yet high-tech supercar. That may sound strange, but a tour through Acura’s facility where they make this 573-horsepower mid-engine marvel helps demonstrate the point. For starters, it’s not built in any exotic location. Unlike other supercars built […]

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Not too long ago, being green and being a supercar were mutually exclusive — a car could be one, but definitely not both. These days, many serious sports cars has some sort of hybrid system in its powertrain, and some are even ditching gas entirely and going all-electric. Green car technology has come such a […]

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Say hello to China’s first supercar concept. Well, it’s actually two concepts, with one version geared towards track use and the other looking like a formidable street car. Both of them come from Techrules, a new Chinese R&D business that has developed what it calls Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle (TREV) technology. The company wants TREV to […]

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It seems like electric supercar startups are appearing out of nowhere. Earlier this year at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future showed off a 1,000-horsepower electric vehicle concept, but it isn’t the only one planning to compete in the electric supercar market. Dubuc Motors has announced that it will launch a car called the […]

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A Las Vegas-based automaker is developing a crazy plug-in hybrid hypercar. PSC Motors has revealed the SP-200 SIN that is still in its early phases of development. It boasts a 9.0-liter V8 naturally-aspirated engine paired to an electric motor to deliver a total combined system output of 1,700 horsepower. The plug-in hybrid will feature a […]

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Ahead of the start of production later this year, McLaren’s track-only model will make its global debut in production form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March. The development program for the most powerful and most exclusive McLaren model to date has been stepped up over the winter months, said the company, with the […]

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While some critics have accused Tesla of making “toys for the rich,” Ferrari’s second hybrid is expected to fetch enough greenbacks to buy 25-30 Model S P85D sedans once its price is officially announced. For what may cost north of $3 million, the limited production run of 30 units is not a real race car, […]

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Testing of the hybrid McLaren P1 has been goin on throughout the summer, and in this latest short film from McLaren Automotive, the McLaren P1 is shown testing in some of the harshest and most challenging conditions. With first deliveries scheduled in the coming weeks, McLaren said the development team has been pushing the limits […]

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