Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport, 2020 Honda Civic Type R, 2021 BMW 5-Series: This Week’s Top Photos

Bugatti has just launched the Chiron Pur Sport and describes it as the company’s most extreme hypercar yet. The $3.6 million heavy hitter has been designed for the track, and comes with enough leeway in its stability control that steering via the throttle is possible.

2021 Acura TLX

Acura unveiled its redesigned 2021 TLX this week, which includes a new Type S performance range-topper. The sedan offers a racier shape, a stiff new chassis, and an all-turbocharged powertrain menu with future performance potential.

2020 Honda Civic Type R

2020 Honda Civic Type R

Honda is out testing its next-generation Civic Type R, but the current generation still offers plenty of thrills. This week we tested the updated 2020 model.

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition

Another car we tested was the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, a car that doesn’t take itself too seriously and is better for it. It has half the

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2020 Bentley Continental GT vs. 2020 McLaren GT

Price Comparison: Bentley Continental GT vs. McLaren GT

As disparate as the Bentley and McLaren are in personality, the specifications are somewhat similar. The Bentley Continental GT with the entry-level V8 engine has a base price of just over $205,000. The McLaren GT starts marginally higher at $210,000. Our well-optioned test vehicles were more, with the Bentley costing $277,600 and the McLaren setting you back $254,125.

The Bentley has a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 under the hood that produces 542 horsepower and 568 lb-ft of torque. (A 12-cylinder Continental GT is also available.) The mid-engine McLaren also has a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, but it makes 612 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.

Bentley says the GT V8 will reach 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. McLaren counters with an estimated 0-60 mph sprint of just 3.1 seconds. The big difference is in handling, as the Bentley weighs a rather portly 4,773 pounds

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We Answer Reader Questions About the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo

By now you may have read about the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo in our Automobile All-Stars road test, and in last week’s story about what’s it’s like to drive the Italian supercar as an ordinary guy. We took it one step further via our social media channels and asked you, our loyal readers, what you wanted to know about the latest mid-engine Ferrari. Here are your questions, and our answers.

How many horses are in this bad boy? Engine specs?

Being a Ferrari, this was the most-asked question. The 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo boasts 710 hp from its twin-turbo V-8 engine, developed at a thrilling 8,000 rpm. The 3.9-liter powerplant also churns out 568 lb-ft of torque. These power gains, up from the 488 GTB’s 660 hp and 561 lb-ft, come from Ferrari overhauling its F154 engine to be lighter, better breathing, and more

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This Lego Technic Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 has 3,696 pieces

Lamborghini’s hybrid supercar has been replicated as a Lego kit. Originally called Sián, it later got an “FKP 37” suffix in recognition of the late Ferdinand Karl Piëch, who was born in 1937. The car has is now a Lego Technic kit with a staggering 3,696 pieces.

The Lego Sián FKP 37 is 1/8 scale, so it will take up a lot of space on your shelf. The completed model measures 23 inches long, 9 inches wide, and 5 inches tall.

It’s also very detailed, with working suspension, opening scissor doors, and a moveable rear spoiler. The miniature V-12 engine has moving pistons, and the replica 8-speed sequential gearbox is fully functional, complete with working paddle shifters, according to Lamborghini. Open the front trunk, and you’ll find a tiny Lamborghini-branded overnight bag.

Lego Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

The full-size Sián FKP 37’s naturally aspirated V-12 produces 774 horsepower and

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Mazda RX-7: History, Generations, Specifications

Mazda RX-7 Essential History

First Generation (SA/FB) Mazda RX-7

When the first-generation Mazda RX-7 was launched in 1978, the little Japanese two-seat sports car was something of a game-changer. Not only was it powered by an unconventional rotary engine, but it was also relatively lightweight, practical with its large rear glass hatch, and thoroughly modern. Moreover, it was affordable, which allowed more enthusiasts to get behind the wheel. Early 1978-1980 cars were given the internal designation “SA,” but a 1981 model-year facelift with re-styled bumpers and rear valance, a standard five-speed manual transmission replacing the previous four-speed, and a light interior refresh revised the car enough to re-code it “FB.” Brakes were disc-front, drum-rear on base ‘S’ models, while upmarket, fully-loaded GSL models had discs all-around and a limited-slip differential. Suspension was independent front with a four-link, solid-axle rear-end located by Watts linkage. The FB RX-7’s “12A” 1.2-liter rotary

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