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Lamborghini has never backed off extravagance, neither in its cars' designs, engines, nor the language
These are the most expensive exotic and luxury cars in the world today.
Ever wonder which car has which hood ornament and why? All the exotic car logos are explained here.
Enzo Ferrari is more than a car -- Enzo Ferrari is a character in the history of Ferraris. He built the Ferrari company from a stable of race cars in the late 1940s and 50s to the international sports car powerhouse we know today. The history is convoluted, but this outline of Ferrari's story gives a basic overview of the legendary Italian car maker and its founder, Enzo Ferrari.
These are the fastest street-legal exotic cars in production today. Not tuners, not race cars -- just super fast super cars.
They may not be dirt cheap, but these exotic cars can be had for less than $50,000 -- including Ferraris.
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The Lamborghini Miura concept's debut in 1965 led to its being built for the road.
From Sean Connery and the Sunbeam Alpine to Daniel Craig and the Aston Martin DB9, here is every one of the 007 cars from the James Bond film series.
Father and son Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche started their German car company in 1948 with the humble Porsche 356. Since then, Porsche has built legendary cars like the 911 and 908, and less legendary models, like the 914. Learn all about the company from its beginnings to today.
Ettore Bugatti established Bugatti's history with fast cars and exotic cars. The name -- not to mention the speed and luxury -- is carried on today by the Bugatti Veyron 16.4.
These are agencies that specialize in exotic car rental and luxury car rental by the hour, the day, or for your vacation or business trip. Contact the agency for prices and availability.
Horsepower is only half the game -- check out the power-to-weight ratios of some of the hottest exotic cars. You might be surprised who the dogs are in this race.
The long rise and fast descent of John Z. DeLorean and his DeLorean Motor Company, maker of exactly one car, the DMC-12.
The history of Bentley cars covers nearly a century and includes both racing and refinement in its development of these luxury cars.
From the sexy and powerful Lamborghini Miura to the tiny Mini Cooper getaway cars, The Italian Job with Michael Caine featured the most swinging cars of the sixties.
From its creation in 1914 to its latest Quattroporte, Maserati has been at the forefront of Italian design and horsepower. It's been owned by Fiat, Ferrari, and Fiat again -- and that's just in the last 15 years. Learn the century-long history behind the trident badge.
Cars like the Bugatti Veyron and Lamborhini Reventon , two of the most expensive cars on the planet ,
Is the Porsche 924 really as bad as purists would have us believe?
Swedish supercar maker Christian von Koenigsegg got started his company with a dream -- and a lot of money.
The Koenigsegg Agera is one of the fastest, most expensive cars in the world.
When Batman isn't in the Batmobile in The Dark Knight, alter ego Bruce Wayne drives a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640.
The Maybach 57 and 62 (and their sportier variatsions) defined a kind of super luxury from 2004 to 2011.
Bugatti only makes one car, and it's a supercar: the Veyron 16.4. The Bugatti Veyron the fastest production car on the planet, and one of the most expensive, at $1.5 million to start.
The cars in Tony Stark's garage have changed for Iron Man 2 -- mostly. This time, it's a Rolls-Royce that takes a serious beating, but Tony upgrades to an Audi R8 spyder, you know, for the cargo space.
The DeLorean DMC-12: Birth of a Legend: The story of the DeLorean [ Pictures ]is a strange one, not least
The Aston Martin One-77 is limited in production, but not in style or speed -- or price.
The history of Jaguar cars includes the D-type racers of the '60s and the XJ 220 super car of the '90s -- and it all started with a man who built motorcycle sidecars.
The Pagani Huayra debuted in 2011 as a follow-up to the radical Pagani Zonda.
Ferruccio Lamborghini started building Lamborghinis in Sant'Agata in Italy in 1963, and his legacy continues under the badge of the bull today.
There are few exotic cars as striking as the Ferrari Enzo, from its front air intakes to its the curve of its rear fenders. Get all the facts and stats here.
The drive from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, was long enough for me to develop a summer crush on the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG gullwing.
For more than a century, Rolls-Royce has been building luxury cars for the rich and famous. Find out how they got started and how they keep going in the new millennium.
There are almost a dozen variations on the Bentley Continental, and you'll find all their specs here.
The history of Maybach is divided into two short sections. It first built cars in the 1920s and 1930s, and then Mercedes-Benz resurrected the company for the 21st century with two models, the 57 and 62.
The Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 was the biggest, baddest bull in Lambo's stable for a decade, with 640 horsepower and one of the worst fuel economy ratings of any car on the road. But at a $350,000, who's going to argue about mpg?
The Ferrari FXX and FXX Evoluzione super cars
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept
The Zenvo ST1 is yet another super-exclusive super car from Europe.
From 1996 to 2011, the Lotus Exige was a leader among lightweight exotic cars.
What the Heck Is an Ariel Atom, Anyway?: Ariel Atom Pictures In brief, the Ariel company started making
The Ferrari Testarossa was an instant classic when it debuted in the 1980s, and it's still recognizable and desirable decades later.
Luckily for exotic car buffs, this second Cars picture is set in Europe, so there's a handful of characters based on real-life exotic cars.
Big hair, tight pants, neon colors, and posters of these exotic cars on your bedrooms walls -- it must be the 1980s.
The Gumpert Apollo may be brutish, but it was built for maximum transfer of power to wheels.
Aston Martin Cygnet: Early Information: Aston Martin Cygnet Pictures The Aston Martin Cygnet (which is
You have to see it to believe it -- the Ariel Atom is a fast, road-going car with little more than seats, an engine, and a gas pedal. Page 4.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom is iconic, no matter how many times they give it a refresh.
The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione marks the marque's return to the U.S.
Ferrari has built several variations of its new-millenium supercar, the Ferrari F430, including the F430 Scuderia and F430 Spider.
Everything you need to know about Lamborghini: history, facts, pictures, and more.
The Maybach Landaulet revives a long-forgotten body style with an open rear passenger compartment and a fixed roof over the driver. La-di-dah indeed.
The all-electric Tesla Roadster from nose to tail.
Everything you need to know about Bentley cars in a nutshell -- from the earliest days of the company to the latest Bentley models.
This guided tour of the Lamborghini Reventon takes you inside one of the most rare exotic cars on the planet, with only 20 Reventons (plus one) ever built.
The SRT Viper, formerly known as the Dodge Viper, comes back from the dead better and badder than ever.
The Acura NSX was Honda's take on the liveable supercar.
The Koenigsegg Agera is the latest contender for one of the fastest cars on the planet -- alongside two of its stablemates.
The Fisker Karma is the first plug-in hybrid sports car, with power and price tag to match.
Ferrari F40. Exotic Cars.
Profile of the Aston Martin DBS and DBS Volante
The Pagani Zonda is one of the fastest, most expensive, most exclusive cars in the world, with mere dozens of each model being built in its 12-year run.
From the first garage-built racer to the four-place Evora of the 21st century, Lotus has been building lightweight little speed freaks for road and track since 1948.
The Nissan GT-R has a longer history of setting records than you might imagine.
Was the Porsche 944 really the Rodney Dangerfied of sports cars?
The SSC Ultimate Aero lives up to its name, with aerodynamics and world records to make other super cars blush.
All about Ferrari for aficionados -- or people who would like to be Ferrari aficionados.
The Ferrari 550 Maranello and Barchetta were intended to be easy to drive yet powerful sports cars.
Views of all four variations of the Veyron 16.4: coupe, Pur Sang, Hermes Fbg, and Grand Sport roadster.
The SUV lives on, despite rising fuel prices, thanks to these exotic models where money is no object.
From 1947 to the present, Ferraris have been built, tested, and raced in the same location just outside the small Italian town of Maranello. Learn its history, its function, and how to get inside.
The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano from its front-mounted engine to its 20-inch rear wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren recaptured the company's racing heritage in a limited-edition supercar.
A history of Spyker Cars from its beginnings in the early 20th century to today.
Tonight Show host Jay Leno is a consummate car collector, and his garage full of vintage and exotic cars proves it. We'll take a look at the modern-day exotic cars he keeps on hand.
The Bentley EXP 9 F is the first SUV from the storied British car maker.
It's not easy to keep track of the Porsche 911. It's been manufactured for decades, and the variations can seem endless. All the knots in the Porsche 911's history are untangled here.
Specs and stats for the 1999-2004 Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari 360 Spider, and Ferrari 360 Challenge
Views of all four variations of the Veyron 16.4: coupe, Pur Sang, Hermes Fbg, and Grand Sport roadster.
The Maserati GranTurismo was resurrected for a new millennium with a sexy, new shape.
The Aston Martin Vanquish was the company's top-end flagship car for the first part of the twenty-first century.
A test drive of the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera.
The Ferrari 612 Scaglietti inside and out, from engine to interior.
The Tesla Roadster is in production and rolling of the assembly line in California. Check out the image gallery for interior and exterior shots of the ground-breaking electric vehicle.
Aston Martin gained its worldwide fame in the 1960s, thanks to James Bond, but it's been around much, much longer than that.
The Audi R8 V10 at a glance. Exotic Cars.
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 9.
World Class Driving has exotic car rentals and luxury car rentals that anyone can take advantage of. The author takes a spin in a Ferrari, a Bentley, a Lamborghini, a Porsche, and a Calloway Corvette for the low, low price of $1,495.
The story of the Audi R8 with facts, stats, and specs.
The Lotus Elise has been tearing up tracks since 1996. Check out its evolution in images. Page 6.
The Porsche 928 didn't do the job it was intended to do, but it stuck around for fifteen years anyway.
Think you want a BMW Zagato Coupe? Try to buy one. I dare you.
Aston Martin Vantage. Exotic Cars.
Key facts about the Bugatti Veryon 16.4, including horsepower, top speed, 0-60 times, and price.
Finally - Forza 3 is a racing video game experts and novices alike can enjoy.
When David Crafoord helped Christian von Koenigsegg design his dream car, he thought of a timeless design ... and dolphins.
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept Pictures. Page 2.
Images of every iteration of the Lamborghini Diablo 1990-2001
With its wheels firmly planted in the company's design history, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing lifts its doors.
The starting point for learning about Lamborghini's history and cars, from the beginning to today.
The Rapier Superlight Coupe, or SL-C, is the first to come out of Boston-based Rapier Automotive -- at 222 mph.
The Ferrari California convertible is aimed at drivers in the sunny state it's named after.
The Lamborghini Gallardo at a glance.
How I spent my summer vacation: crushing on the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG after my test drive. Page 4.
The Dodge Viper was America's brute-force muscle car from 1992-2010. Little changed for the Viper in nearly two decades, but it was one of the most distinctive American sports cars of all time. Page 8.
Audi R8 pictures -- interior, exterior, and engine.
The Lamborghini Diablo brought the Fighting Bull back to the public consciousness.
As emissions rules around the world get tighter, even supercar builders are cutting greenhouse gases -- while maintaining performance and singular design. It's a fine line, and they're driving it.
The Rolls-Royce Ghost has had a few names in its short life -- the 200EX, the RR4 -- but in 2009, the Ghost was ready for prime time.
Ferrari California Pictures. Exotic Cars. Page 4.
The Lotus Elise has been tearing up tracks since 1996. Check out its evolution in images. Page 11.
Learn about the Lexus LFA, the most expensive car built by the Japanese luxury car company.
Views of all four variations of the Veyron 16.4: coupe, Pur Sang, Hermes Fbg, and Grand Sport roadster. Page 18.
The Jaguar XJ220 was once the fastest production car in the world -- despite its bad reputation.
Since the late 1950s, Lotus Cars has been building lightweight, race-ready but road-going sports cars. And yes -- every street-legal Lotus model name begins with E. Page 4.
The Mastretta MXT is the first sports car designed and built in Mexico.
Lamborghini Countach. Exotic Cars.
The Porsche Panamera is the sporting sedan for the Deutschophile, with four doors and three powerplants to chose from -- including a hybrid.
The Maserati Kubang SUV will bring Maser's total lineup to three models.
Jaguar C-X75 Concept. Exotic Cars. Page 9.
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 10.
Lamborghini LM-002. Exotic Cars.
The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione and Alfa Romeo 8C Spider ushered Alfa Romeo back into the U.S. at top speed.
A resource for exotic car sharing services and fractional ownership clubs.
The Aston Martin Rapide is big enough for four people -- and their skis.
The limited-edition Lamborghini Reventon is presented here in images.
Ferrari FF: The Ferrari FF makes its debut in the metal at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. It is the first
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 13.
A tour of the latest Lamborghini Gallardo from nose to tail.
Ferrari F50. Exotic Cars.
Views of all four variations of the Veyron 16.4: coupe, Pur Sang, Hermes Fbg, and Grand Sport roadster. Page 5.
Jaguar XKR175 Limited Edition Review
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 11.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. Exotic Cars. Page 2.
The Porsche Cayman and Boxster share a mid-rear-engine layout and reliably sporty Porsche DNA.
Mercedes-Benz 350SL, 450SL, 380SL, SL500, and SL600 of the 1990s. Page 5.
Whether your Rolls is 100 years old or brand-new -- or even if you own a Bentley -- the Rolls-Royce Owners' Club can help restore or maintain it. They even organize events for enthusiasts of the staid British marque.
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 7.
Porsche Cayman and Boxster. Exotic Cars. Page 6.
The Lotus Elise has been on the scene since summer 1996 worldwide, but was only introduced to the U.S. market in 2005, and it was removed from the world stage after the 2011 model year. But the combo of high speed, light weight, and low price have made it popular everywhere it goes.
Historical and current images of Bentley models and the factory at Crewe in England.
Which exotic convertibles and roadsters are the hottest on the streets? Let's take a look.
The flowing lines that define Pininfarina's house style are evident in the Italian super cars it designs.
Images of the Maybach 57 and 62 ultra-luxury sedans. Page 14.
Everything you need to know about Maserati, the company and the cars.
Views of all four variations of the Veyron 16.4: coupe, Pur Sang, Hermes Fbg, and Grand Sport roadster. Page 3.
The Ferrari 458 is one of the most-awarded sports cars of recent years, and for good reasons.
Behold the first Canadian supercar: the Plethore LC-750.
Though the company has only been around since September 2007, the plug-in hybrid supercars built by Fisker Automotive have already earned a place in exotic car history.
The Ferrari 458 Italia replaces the outgoing F430 in 2010.