Car of the Day 5/27/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2016 Shelby Terlingua that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Shelby Terlingua is a high performance variant of the Mustang. The engine is a 5 liter supercharged Coyote V8 that produces 750 horsepower. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds. I’m not what the top speed is, but I think it’s at least 200 mph.

Car of the Day 5/26/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2008 Mosler MT900S that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Mosler MT900S is a very rare supercar. In fact, only 20 of these were produced between 2003 and 2010. The engine is the LS7 (the same engine that’s in the C6 Corvette Z06), which is a 7 liter aluminum V8 that produces 505 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car can do 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of about 200 mph.

Car of the Day 5/25/18

Today’s car of the day is Craig Jackson’s Bugatti Veyron, and I saw it at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Bugatti Veyron is a supercar that was made between 2005 and 2015. The 16.4 was made between 2005 and 2011. The engine is an 8 liter quad turbo W16 that produces 1,001 horsepower and 922 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed dual sequential gearbox. This car weighs 4,189 pounds since the body is carbon composite and the chassis is a carbon fiber monocoque. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 253 mph. This Bugatti was also the only French car at the auction.

Car of the Day 5/24/18

Today’s car of the day is this Shelby Cobra 427 that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is Mark III, which was made between 1965 and 1967. The engine of this one is a 7 liter V8 that produces 410 horsepower and 462 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 140 mph. This car weighs 2,359 pounds since the body is made of aluminum.

Car of the Day 5/23/18

Today’s car of the day is this recreation of a Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is a GT race car that was made to take the Ferrari 250 GTO. Only six were produced, and one of them was a prototype. The engine is a 4.7 liter V8 that produces 390 horsepower and 341 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 191 mph. This car weighs 2,299 pounds since the body panels are aluminum, and the chassis is a steel tubular frame.

Car of the Day 5/22/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 McLaren 570S Spider that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The McLaren 570S was unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, the Spider version was unveiled at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 570S been in production since 2015. The engine is a 3.8 liter twin turbo V8 that produces 570 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 204 mph. This car weighs 3,303 pounds since the chassis is a carbon fiber composite monocoque. The side skirts, front splitter, and side mirrors are carbon fiber. The starting price of the McLaren 570S Spider is $208,800.

Car of the Day 5/21/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 Jaguar F-Pace S that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Jaguar F-Pace is a crossover that’s been in production since 2016. The engine is a 3 liter supercharged V6 that produces 380 horsepower and 322 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This crossover does 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The starting price of the F-Pace S is $59,775.