A prototype for Bugatti’s Chiron-based Centodieci was spotted testing at the Nürburgring this week, and we have some video footage. Bugatti will build just 10 examples and the first one will be delivered sometime in 2022.
Lamborghini Huracan STO in likely Nürburgring record attempt – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
Another car spotted at the Nürburgring this week was Lamborghini’s new Huracan STO. Lamborghini was there with a whole pit crew, suggesting that it wants to make an attempt on the lap record for production cars. The time to beat is 6:43.61.
2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness
One of the vehicles we tested this week was Subaru’s new Outback Wilderness. While the rugged wagon was built to be better off-road, many of its changes make it better to drive on pavement as well.
2021 Acura TLX Type S
Another vehicle we tested was Acura’s TLX Type S, which is shipping out to showrooms this month. The handsome sports sedan appeals as a value-priced daily driver with a sporty flair, but it lacks the track chops of European rivals.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport Badlands
One more vehicle we tested this week was the Ford Bronco Sport. It may be related to the Escape, but the baby Bronco can hold its own on rough terrain.
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
Another Ford in the headlines this week was the battery-electric F-150 Lightning. It’s priced to start from less than $40,000, which isn’t bad considering even the base model will come with 426 hp and an estimated 230 miles of range. Top-end models will have 563 hp on tap.
2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG SL-Class body shell
Mercedes-Benz showed off the body of its next-generation SL. This time around the AMG skunkworks is developing the SL, with the new convertible to share its new underpinnings with a next-generation GT sports car.
2021 Techart GT Street R spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
And finally, German tuner Techart was spotted testing a prototype for its next-generation GT Street R based on the Porsche 911 Turbo. The new super sports car is expected to pack close to 800 hp.