German tuner Novitec is known for their sleek supercar builds, but the Maserati Levante caught their eye, and the Esteso V2 was the result. Power comes from a Ferrari-sourced 3.8L twin-turbo V8 engine generating 615 hp and 605 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 60 mph in a mere 3.8-seconds, while topping out at 192 mph.
BRABUS has entered the luxury armored vehicle business with its new INVICTO brand. They are offering the Mercedes-Benz G63 in three different accessory lines: Pure, Luxury and Mission. These models all boast “Invicto Shelter Cell,” which meets OEM factory armoring standards consisting of hot formed armoring steel plates as well as 3D-printed parts.
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Until this vehicle surfaced, finding a 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail was a near impossible task, as most are being safely stored in collections worldwide. Only 10 of the 28 McLaren F1 GTR race cars were are Longtails, and this fine specimen, chassis #19R, is being offered by Tom Hartley JNR in the U.K. Why are they called Longtails? It’s because of their stretched bodywork, most noticeably at the rear.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partnered with eClassics to create the “e-BULLI,” based on the T1 Samba Bus. Underneath the unassuming shell, the team swapped out its four-cylinder boxer engine for a new 61 kW electric motor generating 82 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque, mated to a one-speed gearbox that enables it to top out at an electronically limited 81 mph.
The Aston Martin V12 Speedster will be limited to just 88 examples worldwide and draws inspiration from the open-cockpit 1953 DB3S and 1959 Le Mans-winning DBR1. Power comes from an AMG-sourced, twin-turbo 5.2L V12 mounted in front that generates 700 horsepower and 555 ft-lb of torque, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in just 3.5 seconds, while topping out at an electronically limited 186 mph.