McLaren 570GT supercar unveiled ahead of 86th Geneva Car Show – an annotated infographic

McLaren has unveiled its new 570GT supercar, the third model in the company’s “Sports Series” range of ultra-fast, daily driver sports cars. The 540C and 570S Coupe preceded this model, the 570GT – the most luxurious McLaren ever built. The amazingly fast new McLaren 570GT is powered by a 3.8-litre twin-turbo gasoline mid-mounted motor, producing 562 hp and 443-pound feet of torque. It weighs just under 3,000 pounds and rockets from 0-60 mph in just over three seconds. The standing quarter mile will come up in 11.1 seconds. The power is delivered through a seven-speed automatic gearbox to the rear … Continue reading McLaren 570GT supercar unveiled ahead of 86th Geneva Car Show – an annotated infographic

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster – an annotated graphic

In these straitened economic times, it may be difficult to conceive of anyone paying approximately €195,160 for an automobile, but hats off to Mercedes-Benz all the same for having the design flair and marketing chutzpah to turn out a car as desirable as the SLS AMG Roadster. Sibling to the company’s Gullwing Coupe, the SLS Roadster apparently offers multiple driving modes and race-track acceleration, combined with the obligatory safety and every-day practicality features. Yeah, like parallel parking and fitting in the groceries are top of a prospective purchaser’s list. In the immortal words of Janis Joplin, “Oh Lord, won’t you buy … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster – an annotated graphic