Car of the Day 8/15/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2016 Corvette Z06 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C7 series, which has been in production since 2013 (the first model year was 2014. The Z06 was unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The engine is the LT4, which is a 6.2 liter supercharged V8 that produces 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 7-speed manual, but it can also come with an 8-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph.

Car of the Day 8/14/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2017 Ferrari F12berlinetta that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ferrari F12berlinetta is a supercar that was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, and was made between 2012 and 2017. The engine is a 6.3 liter V12 that produces 730 horsepower and 509 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed DCT. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 211 mph.

Car of the Day 8/13/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2017 Bentley Bentayga that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s the first SUV from Bentley. It’s based on the Bentley EXP 9F Concept from 2012. Production started in 2015 (the first model year was 2016). The engine is a 6 liter twin turbo W12 that produces 600 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This SUV does 0-60 mph in 4 seconds and has a top speed of 187 mph.

Car of the Day 8/12/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2017 Acura NSX that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The first concept model was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The second concept model was unveiled a year later. The production model was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. The new NSX reached production in May of 2016. The engine is a 3.5 liter twin turbo V6 with electric motors that produce a total of 573 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 9-speed dual-clutch automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 191 mph. The NSX also utilizes Acura’s Super Handling All Wheel Drive system. This car weighs 3,803 pounds since the body panels are aluminum and composite. The chassis is an aluminum and steel spaceframe and the floor is carbon fiber composite.

Car of the Day 8/11/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2017 Audi R8 Spyder that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Audi R8 is a supercar that’s been in production since 2006. This is from the second generation, which has been in production since 2015. The Spyder version was unveiled at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The engine is 5.2 liter V10 that produces 532 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed S-Tronic. This car weighs 3,554 pounds since chassis is an aluminum spaceframe. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 198 mph.

Car of the Day 8/10/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’92 Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The R32 was made between 1989 and 1993. The engine is the RB26DETT, which is a 2.6 liter twin turbo straight-6 that produces 276 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds and has a top speed of 156 mph. This car weighs 3,153 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. This Skyline was auctioned off for $20,020.