SPEED READ: SUPERCAR

 
 

 

SPEED READ: SUPERCAR

By Basem Wasef - For Lovers Of Design & Cars

Auto and lifestyle editor Basem Wasef has always had a fascination with all things automotive. He sang Happy Birthday to his extensive collection of Matchbox cars when he was a young lad in London. His reverence and reverie has continued into his adulthood and his new book Speed Read: Supercars is guide to every aspect of these imagination-capturing, eye-widening, land-bound speed missiles.

When Lamborghini unleashed its Miura on an unsuspecting world in 1966, it set off a high-performance arms race that continues to this day. Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, Porsche, and Lotus all accepted the challenge. Over the following five decades, numerous others stepped up, including stalwarts like Aston Martin, BMW, and Audi, as well as small-volume specialists such as Koenigsegg, Pagani, Noble, and Spyker. The result is a veritable smorgasbord of blazingly fast and delicious-looking land missiles available to anyone with several hundred thousand dollars to spare.

Supercars are complex subjects that interest nearly all car enthusiasts. Every part of a supercar represents myriad decisions informed by engineering, aesthetics, human interface, and emotion. Speed Read: Supercars answers the how’s and whys of these fantastic cars, offering an engaging review of the history, engineering, design, key concepts, and key people that make these cars super. SPEED READ: SUPERCAR.

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Range Rover P400e PHEV

Drive with Zero Emission

Lexus In Men In Black International

high-velocity pursuit

Hyundai Venue

Small In Size Yet Big On Style

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera OHMSS Edition

Range Rover Evoque

A style statement on wheels

Ford Escape

All New For 2020

BMW's first ever X7

Lamborghini NYC Debuts Huracán EVO Coupé and Spyder

Rebirth Of A Classic The Electric Ford Bronco

The Zero Labs Ford Bronco

The Lincoln Continental

Design Statement

The all-new BMW 8

Setting new levels of luxury and performance

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Two Years Later

Jaguar E-Pace and Kia Stinger

Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Be The Envy Of All

Jaguar I Pace

Well Hello Electric Jaguar

The 205 MPH BMW Alpina B7

Harmoniously Coordinated Design

Evoque Chicago Debut

The 2020 Evoque - The Next Generation

2019 Nissan Altima

All New 3

BMW 3 Series Sedan

Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge

Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge

Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door Edition

'Notice The Doors'

SPEED READ: SUPERCAR by Basem Wasef

For Lovers Of Design & Cars

Massive Congratulations to Genesis

Winner of Motor Trend Car Of The Year for 2019.

MINI John Cooper Works International Orange Edition

MINI John Cooper Works International Orange Edition

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Rolls Royce Cullinan

The Luxury SUV

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Style Meets Substance

Cadillac XT4

New From Cadillac

Polestar

Avant Garde Design - Polestar 1

Rolls Royce Phantom

Phantom By The House Of Rolls-Royce

BMW X4M

Take The Long Way Home

2019 Elantra Redesigned

The Aston Martin DB11 Volante

Exceptional Craftsmanship

BMW X2

Innovation and Style

Volkswagen Arteon

Premium Quality Buick Avenir

Take A Titan To The Beach

A one-off concept from Nissan.

Hyundai's Bolder Side, The Veloster.

New For 2019

DBS Superleggera

MAZDA CX-5

MAZDA CX-5

First Ever Buick Regal TourX

Not A Station Wagon

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Midnight Edition

Exceptional Standard Features

Meet the all-new 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe

Meet the all-new 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe

BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

For A Select Few It's Everything BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

One Handsome Ride

Rogue Sport among vehicles to receive ProPilot Assist

The all new Lincoln Navigator

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Global Debut

ALPINA B7 xDrive

Beyond Everything

Aston Martin Rapide S

Supercar For Four

Lexus 0-60 Celebrity Racing Series: Road Atlanta

Adamas Collection From Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce unveils first Black Badge Collection of 40 Wraiths and 30 Dawns, named Adamas

Aston Martin Vantage

Leading The Pack

Access By BMW

Welcome to Access By BMW

Buick Regal GS

European Feel Dynamic Handling

Lamborghini Huracán

Lamborghini Huracán

Jaguar E-PACE

Sensory Seduction

2018 VW Atlas

Atlas Stands Apart From The Crowd

Rolls Royce Dawn

Rolling In A Rolls Royce Dawn

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63, the next level.

The 2019 Mercedes G-Class one of the world’s most desirable and powerful SUVs.