Top Gear Cancels Bugatti Bridge Blastoff

Top Gear Cancels Bugatti episode

When Top Gear comes to town with a million dollar plus supercar, they attract attention. Hundreds of spectators lined the Gandy Bridge in Tampa, Florida in hopes of watching Top Gear blast a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse over it at speeds exceeding 200 miles per hour. Unfortunately, the shoot was called off once the crew arrived on scene and witnessed the swarm of fans crowding the bridge. They cited safety concerns and promptly applied the brakes to the epic blast across the bridge.

Top Gear Bugatti stunt cancelled, citing safety reasons. The thick crowd posed too much of a risk for the show to go on. read more

WTH Video: Porsche Stuck in Wet Cement!

Porsche stuck in wet cement

Watch as an impatient Porsche driver immerses his $100,000 exotic sports car in wet cement…in broad daylight! This is how one becomes an instant online fail joke. It is also a shining example of what NOT to do in a Porsche rental from Imagine Lifestyles.

The Porsche was enduring heavy traffic in San Francisco’s Marina district when the driver decided to take a shortcut through a construction zone.

According to bystanders, the rushed commuter disregarded a construction sight that had been clearly marked off with cones, opting to slide in on a side street. The situation escalated quickly, leaving the man much later for his appointments than he would have been had he followed the legal flow of traffic.
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Italian Supercar Crashes in Brazil!

Italian Supercar crashes in Brazil

A gorgeous LP570-4 Superlegerra has been crashed in Brazil…those pesky roundabouts! The driver was reportedly going a bit too fast to manage the roundabout, sending the supercar spinning into the center. Luckily, no one was injured, however….how embarrassing. It is never any fun to end up making headlines after attempts to enjoy and show-off a supercar.

Italian supercar crashes in Brazil! Take it easy or take it to the track ladies and gents! This is the only leaked photo of the crash, and the quality is poor, but you can see the front and side damage is extensive.
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Another Lamborghini Aventador Crashes–Tally?

Lamborghini Aventador crashes

Another of the planet’s most powerful raging bulls has met with disaster—a man crashed the Aventador in the Czech Republic. This news comes on the heels of the Ferrari F40 crash in Canada, making it a disparaging week for supercar fans. I am not exactly sure how many Lamborghini Aventador crashes there have been so far, but with 700 horses lurching to escape, there are bound to be more!

Lamborghini Aventador crash

Pro-tip: Unless you are a professional driver, take it easy in an exotic sports car. You will crash and look like a fool. Every time. read more

1950’s Era Aston Martin

A medium rare slice of history is available from Aston Martin, a 1955 DB3S privateer! RM Auctions anticipates between $3.5 and $4 million dollars will change hands for ownership of this historical racecar. Just 20 examples were built, and this racer is in original condition--which should attract plenty of potential buyers. Rare automobile auctions entice larger audiences today because word is spread like wildfire when they break out into the light for the first time in decades! 

DB3S privateer

Throughout the 1950s, Aston Martin worked hard to be taken seriously in international sports car competitions, where Britain held the reigns

Video: Maserati Stolen From Dealership by Customer

Exotic sports car theft has become increasingly brazen, with celebrity cars swiped from odd locations and now from an LA Maserati dealership in broad daylight! The thief posed as a potential customer and ended up exiting with the 2008 GranTurismo.

Maserati Theft in LA Dealership

The entire theft was caught on one of the dealership’s surveillance cameras

Jean Bugattis Final Car Finally Finished Following 73 Year Stall

A little known project has finally reached the finish line, after an epic 73-year stall! Jean Bugatti’s last car was incomplete at the time of his death, and for decades, the Mullin Automotive Museum has been completing the process. Now the Type 64 is complete and sans cobwebs. Exotic and classic car restoration is indeed a long process, but 73 years is simply ridiculous…a convertible top may decompose faster.
Jean Bugattis type 64 coupe

Legendary automotive designer Jean Bugatti died in a road test crash in 1939. Above is the 1939 Type 64 coupe body he was waiting for at the time of his death.

Gooding & Co. Flashing Pebble Beach Teasers: Rare Bugatti, Shelby & Maserati Are Blue Chips

Auction house Gooding &Co. certainly has some goodies to sell this August at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this August---including a 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio, a Maserati A6G and a 1966 Shelby Cobra 427. Follow link to see the top 10 most expensive vehicles ever auctioned

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio is certainly the star of the show

Cool Car—Caring Cause! Viper Proceeds Benefit Pediatric Cancer

Cancer is a devastating illness, and it is even more so when it happens to a child. This June, Chrysler will hold a luxury auction, featuring the new Viper, and proceeds shall benefit pediatric cancer research! Hot car, heartfelt cause!

Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer
'Racing to Win' benefits the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer and also the American Le Mans racing series

Vintage Mercedes-Benz Gullwing Nabs $4.6 Million

While most vehicles depreciate, the opposite is true when it happens to be one of just 1,400 Mercedes-Benz 300SL coupes made between 1954 and 1957. The appreciation is even more when that car happens to be one of 29 “alloy” models, one of which just sold for a jaw-dropping $4.6 million at a Gooding & Co. luxury car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona! See our Mercedes gullwing rentals here! (the fabulous SLS AMG)!

Vintage Mercedes

Gooding & Co. auction block!