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.

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

BMW M4

2022 Corvette C8

Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 - Edition 55

Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible

The Dark Side

Range Rover SV Serenity

The 2022 Audi S8

First Look BMW 7 Series and the Fully Electric i7

Lincoln Star Concept

Fully Electric Jaguar I-PACE

All-Electric bZ4X By Toyota

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1

Kia Carnival

Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)

2013 BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition

The Ultimate Project

First Ever GR Corolla By Toyota

Jaguar F-Pace SVR

V12 Vantage Aston Martin

The New Lincoln Navigator

Lexus Lx600 Ultra Luxury

Audi S3

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster

Driving In Delray

Porsche Experience Centers

LC500 Convertible

By Lexus

Grand Wagoneer By Jeep

by Jeep

2023 Toyota Sequoia Capstone

Infiniti QX60

The New 2023 8 Series By BMW

Coupe, Convertible & Gran Coupé

Lexus IS500 F Sport

Lamborghini Urus

The Fantasy Is Real

Hyundai Kona N

All New

New Discovery

Land Rover

Tundra Capstone By Toyota

2023 BMW iX M60

Morgan Plus 8 GTR

Vision EQXX - Mercedes-Benz

BMW ALPINA B8 Gran Coupé

Golf R By Volkswagen

New Range Rover SV

Aston Martin

DBX

2022 Mirai By Toyota

Black Badge Ghost By Rolls-Royce

Available For Commission Now

Black Badge Dawn

Miami Nights

Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate

Not So Subtle

Aston Martin DBS

The Concept XM By BMW

Hyundai Seven

BMW X5 M Competition

A Racecar Disguised As An SUV

Cayenne GTS

Porsche

Bentley Bentayga

Alpina XB7

3 Rows & Track Ready

Tundra 1794 Edition By Toyota

Trip Ready

Black Badge Cullinan

FALL MUST-HAVE RIDE

Volvo XC40 Recharge

All-New Lexus NX

PHEV

Mercedes-AMG GLB 35

An exciting drive

Infiniti QX55

Infiniti QX55 Style Statement Made

Porsche Panamera GTS

Mercedes S580

BMW ALPINA B7

World's Fastest Sedan