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
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 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.
Lamborghini not only wants to evolve their supercars to be more environmentally friendly but to do so in a way that does not compromise their legendary performance. Their goal is to create an emissions-free supercar, and the first step is the introduction of a hybrid that doesn’t use lithium-ion batteries.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season ended in Atlanta GA with the 10-hour Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta. When it was done, Porsche secured winning titles for the Drivers’ Champions Earl Bamber of New Zealand and Laurens Vanthoor of Belgium, as well as manufacturer and team titles for the season. The squad running the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR won the team title, and in the GTD class the 911 GT3R placed third.
Over the years, Porsche has created 24 variations of the legendary 911. The 992 model debuted in 2019 with the introduction of the 2020 Carrera S. What this means is that the Turbo, Targa, Carrera T, GT3, and even the GT2 will also be eventually released. But let’s focus on the base Carrera for a moment.
The 2020 Porsche Taycan is Porsche’s first modern all-electric vehicle, but it’s more than that and it’s not Porsche’s first electric car. In 1898 Porsche entered the vehicle market with an electric car. However, the Taycan is the world’s first all-electric sports car with the fit and finish you would expect from Porsche.
Bentley automobiles are known for their luxurious appointments and powerful engines. However, Bentley has announced plans to place a full line of hybrid vehicles on the market by 2023 and electric choices for all models by 2025. The first vehicle to benefit from this plan is the 2020 Bentley Bentayga SUV.
The Lamborghini Huracan EVO is the natural evolution of the historic V-10 line. EVO takes the historical refinement of the Huracan and adds its discrete elements in aerodynamic efficiency and design. The Huracan EVO anticipates the desires of the driver to create a symbiotic relationship.
The Porsche Cayenne Coupé has three new models to choose from; Standard, S, and Turbo. The frame and engine are shared with the Cayenne, but there are some significant changes to support the Coupé line including a sleek roofline which is 0.78 inches lower than the Cayenne, a different suspension, body changes, interior refinements, and custom 22-inch wheels.