The Upper Echelon of Automobiles
Our Favorite Supercars We’ve Driven in the Past Year
A supercar is more than just performance figures, focused interiors, big wings and vents. You can get all that from the new Honda Civic Type R. No, a supercar goes way above and beyond what a car should be able to do on the road and gifts drivers with an unforgettable experience every time they’re behind the wheel. Over the past year or so, we’ve driven a lot of fast cars, but only a few can claim the upper echelon of supercar status. These are our six favorite supercars that we’ve piloted in 2016.
Lamborghini Aventador Roadster
The Aventador is the single greatest waypoint in Lamborghini history since Enzo Ferrari kicked Ferruccio Lamborghini out of his office for saying the 250 GT transmissions were crap, inspiring the latter to found his own company.
The Lexus LFA was too expensive to make, too expensive to buy, and too rare to be awe inspiring. But none of that matters.
The new NSX is the car Acura built to set a new standard, not meet an old one.
911 GT3 RS
Andreas Preuninger, head of Porsche’s motorsport and GT program, describes the GT3 RS as Porsche’s “track-day special, the hero of the track days.” He couldn’t be more right.
The 650S wasn’t enough for McLaren. So, they built the 675LT, a superlative supercar that’s road-ready.
Ok, so it isn’t a super-car, but the H2 is definitely faster and more insane than anything else on this list.