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Do hybrid or electric supercars still have to roar to be taken seriously?

Do hybrid or electric supercars still have to roar to be taken seriously?

Fast hybrid and electric cars have shown they have the performance to match traditional sports cars and supercars. But they're often considered to be missing one oft-cited part of the supercar driving experience. That would be the engine roar, which of course is totally absent when you're driving... read more

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2017 Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid Supercar Specs Released

When it debuted around 25 years ago, the original Acura NSX helped redefine the supercar by combining performance and sexy styling with the usability of more practical cars... read more October 27, 2015 by


 
2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Ends Production After 918 Units

For an automobile with such a small production run, the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar has spent quite a long time in the public eye. More than five years after... read more June 21, 2015 by


 
Koenigsegg Regera

Koenigsegg Regera Supercar: A New Configuration For Plug-In Hybrids?

Hybrid powertrains used to always tag vehicles as optimized for fuel efficiency. But that’s changed in very pronounced ways the past several years, as the fastest... read more March 17, 2015 by


 
Rimac Concept One electric supercar

What Does A 1088-HP Rimac Electric Supercar Sound Like At Speed? (Video)

Electric cars are known for their silent powertrains, but there's an exception to every rule. While it doesn't exactly assault the ears like a shrieking Ferrari V-12, the... read more February 27, 2015 by


 
2017 Acura NSX live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Supercar Unveiled In Detroit: This Time It's a Hybrid!

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show saw the return of a fan-favorite supercar, with a new twist. First shown as a concept way back in 2012, the 2016 Acura NSX arrives with a hybrid... read more January 14, 2015 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

The Ferrari LaFerrari Hybrid Can Run Only On Electricity: Video Proves It

The Ferrari LaFerrari supercar may be a hybrid, but Ferrari claims it isn't meant to be particularly green. The hybrid powertain was primarily designed to improve... read more October 21, 2014 by


 
Renovo Coupe

Renovo Coupe Pairs Iconic Design With Electric Performance: Video

One indication that electric vehicles are clearly ready for the mainstream market is that they're already becoming desirable in the rarefied atmosphere of the supercar and... read more August 20, 2014 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari

Even Ferrari To Cut Carbon Emissions, With Hybrid V-12 & Turbo V-8 Engines

The fastest, most expensive sports cars and supercars must constantly boost performance to stay competitive--and now they're also having to cut their carbon emissions at the... read more June 24, 2014 by


 
Oullim Spirra EV electric supercar

Oullim: Yet Another All-Electric Supercar, This One From South Korea

Think of supercars, and your thoughts might turn to Ferraris, Lamborghinis, McLarens or Vipers. A South Korean vehicle with a Dutch electric drivetrain probably doesn't... read more June 6, 2014 by


 
2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Driven

Hybrid technology is no longer the preserve of fuel-sipping family cars. In recent years, we've seen it used on SUVs and large luxury sedans too. And more recently still, the... read more April 3, 2014 by


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi R8 e-Tron Electric Supercar Nearly Ready For Production

Last summer, Green Car Reports got the chance to drive a rather special model from Audi's portfolio--one of the handful of R8 e-tron electric supercars Audi had produced to... read more January 14, 2014 by


 
Plug-In Electric SRT Viper

All-Electric SRT Viper: Battery-Powered Supercar On Sale Now

With hybrid supercars starting to appear at last--the Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1 among them--many electric-car fans wonder when we'll see another battery-electric... read more December 24, 2013 by


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi R8 e-Tron Electric Supercar Back From The Dead, With Greater Range?

The on-again--then off-again, then on-again, then off-again, then on-again--Audi R8 e-tron all-electric sports car may in fact hit showrooms next year after all. And it's all... read more December 17, 2013 by


 
2005 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, Los Angeles Auto Show

Supercar Maker Saleen Confirms Electric Car Plans

"A trend, not a fad" is how American supercar builder Saleen has described electric cars--and why it intends to build its own in the next few years. That's an impressive... read more December 4, 2013 by


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW, Toyota Decide On Hybrid Supercar Project

We've known for some time that BMW and Toyota were planning to develop a hybrid sports car together, but until now it hasn't been clear what market that sports car would be... read more November 6, 2013 by


 

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