Lamborghini is repositioning the Huracán slightly by making all 2020 models Evos. This places it above the base models but strengthens its position against the popular Urus SUV. The Huracán Evo is an emotional statement as much as a performance one, and the Spyder accentuates that emotion to a higher level.
The final Porsche 911 of the 991-model generation was sold at auction by RM Sotheby’s for $500,000, and Porsche matched that amount to bring the total to $1M for the United Way’s Worldwide Coronavirus Fund. The car is a 911 Speedster, only one of 1948 made in the seventh generation of the revered 911.v
Porsche 911 owners have always known their cars were fast and fun, but Porsche has managed to make the 2021 911 Turbo S even faster and definitely more fun. The faster can be attributed in part to the revamped 3.7-liter twin-turbocharged flat-six engine developing 640 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. This is 60 horses and 37 lb-ft above the previous model. Porsche has published a 0-60 time of 2.6 seconds, but they can be a bit conservative so you might be able to shave off a little bit from their time.
Electric car aficionados may only be interested in the statistic that the 2020 Porsche Taycan beat the Tesla Model S P100D in Ludicrous mode in the quarter-mile. That’s impressive but it doesn’t mean a lot when you and your passengers are stuck in traffic with nobody moving. That’s when your thoughts will turn inward so it’s time to look at the Taycan’s interior and how it will treat your passengers.
Manhattan Motorcars will be featuring our line of performance and luxury vehicles at the upcoming New York International Auto Show on April 10-19, 2020. The show will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets. This premiere show will offer nearly 1,000 vehicles from all over the world on four floors of displays.
The Porsche Panamera GTS might be described as a sport “limousine” which might seem contradictory, but combine a large vehicle with Porsche’s ability to offer power and nimble handling and the contradiction quickly fades away. With four-door access to a luxury interior, your passengers will definitely enjoy riding in your limo.
The newest member of the Porsche family is the Macan GTS or Gran Tourismo Sport. With its 375 horsepower, twin-turbo 2.9-liter V-6 engine offering 20 more horses than its predecessor, the GTS can accomplish 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds and offers a top speed of 162 mph when outfitted with the newly updated PDK dual-clutch transmission and available Sport Chrono package. It also offers 383 lb-ft of torque, also an increase from the previous Macan.
The 2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Superveloce Jota) Roadster is not new to the line, but it has received some tweaks that make it feel fresh. It will be very much at home on the track but will also perform nicely on the open road. With its 6.5-liter V-12 naturally aspirated engine developing 759 horsepower, it is one of the most powerful Lamborghini engines ever developed.
Prospective buyers of a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera may be torn between buying the 4 or 4S model. The cars are virtually identical this year, so is the price difference worth it? Oh yeah, it’s worth it!