Exotic Car Buyers Guide 2017

The duPont REGISTRY Exotic Car Buyers Guide is a unique annual magazine outlining the finest, most luxurious automobiles coming out in the following year. The pages, unlike the monthly duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Automobiles, are packed with in depth reviews and specifications of the cars most drivers dream of. From the newest and most recognizable Porsches, Lamborghinis and Ferraris to the more obscure supercars such as Gumpert, Koenigsegg and Mosler. This is the wish book for adults and children alike.

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publisher’s letter 2017 exotic cars

Welcome to the 15th Annual Exotic Car Buyers Guide. It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by. We are especially excited about this 2017 issue which is full of stunning new performance machines representing the best in engineering and design. In the next 136 pages you will be able to see advances in horsepower, technology, styling and performance. Do you have last year’sissue handy? You won’t believe the changes, the advances and the breathtaking new concepts. I am not sure which one will be your personal favorite, but here are a few that were especially attractive to our duPont REGISTRY™ exotic car leadership group: First, the Bugatti Chiron. The successor to the Veyron, it is known as the “world’s fastest, most powerful, most luxurious and most exclusive super sports car”—…

acura nsx

This new production model of the NSX is powered by a twin turbo charged V6 engine that provides 573 hp and 476 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, the NSX also receives power from an all-newthree-electric motor Sport Hybrid system. The extra power from the electric hybrid system makes for blistering acceleration and an estimated top speed of 191 mph. A new nine-speed dual clutch automatic transmission is paired with a direct drive hybrid motor/generator. Power is stored in a lithium-ion battery mounted low in the chassis. This energy is channeled to the front wheels by a Twin Motor Unit (TMU). Powering each front wheel independently, it can induce yaw while cornering to provide incredible lateral grip. The new NSX is comprised of multiple materials, including aluminum, carbon fiber and ultra-high strength steel. In areas…

alpha romeo

Land Rover Custom Matte Black Edition • 6.2 Liter Corvette LS3 Motor • Horsepower up to 580 • Custom Leather Seating • Custom Roll Cage • Sueded Interior Lining • Retractable Cab Steps • Fully Customizable from the Chassis up • Offering defender 90s, 110s, and 130s To celebrate their 150th anniversary, Alfa Romeo introduced the Giulia to the world. This new four-door sedan took the automotive industry by surprise with its raw power, gorgeous Italian styling and heritage backing it up. Along with the standard Giulia model, Alfa Romeo also revealed the top-of-the-line Giulia Quadrifoglio. This new front-engine sedan packs a 2.9-liter Bi-Turbo V6 engine that produces 505 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. This makes for a power-to-weight ratio that’s near 7lbs/hp. With this balance of power and weight, the car can rocket from 0-60 mph in 3.8…

gumpert apollo arrow

Apollo Automobili, the automaker formerly known as Gumpert Sport wagenmanufaktur GmbH, has introduced a brand new model into their upcoming lineup, the Apollo Arrow. Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the Arrow is being called a hypercar by Apollo and from the looks of the car, that moniker is deserved. When they started building the car, they put an incredible amount of effort into having the most fluid aerodynamics possible, while keeping the target dry weight of the car at 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs). As for the final design, they landed on an exterior that was “inspired by the carnivorous ruthlessness of the ocean.” Yes, it’s the shark of the road. Under its hood is a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces 986 hp and 737 lb-ft of torque. Those are most…

aston martin db11

Spearheading a new era for Aston Martin is the DB11, one of the most refined automobiles that the English automaker has ever created. This new era is named the ‘Second Century’ plan by Aston Martin and if the DB11 is a sign of things to come, it’s going to be a fantastic century. The exterior and overall styling of the new DB11 benefits from a few highlights that are easily noticed upon first glance. In the front, the signature grille and clamshell hood carry the classic Aston Martin styling. As for the new LED headlights, they have been restyled and give the DB11 a distinct and new appearance, which is a nice aesthetic update to the classic Aston Martin look. Underneath the hood is exactly what would be expected from a new-age…

aston martin vantage gt8

Built around the sporting DNA of the V8 Vantage GTE racecar, the new GT8 is a road-ready sports car that’s backed by the English brand’s powerful 4.7-liter V8. This engine is able to put 440 hp down to the wheels through either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed Sportshift II paddle-shift automatic transmission. Helping to save weight are a few new components, starting off with a new standard-fit lithium ion battery and carbon fiber sport seats. Customers will be able to drop even more weight through the optional carbon fiber roof, polycarbonate rear screen and rear side windows and a titanium exhaust system. Altogether, the savings equal an impressive 220 pounds. “Road cars are our business, but racing is the beating heart of Aston Martin,” said Aston Martin CEO Dr Andy Palmer.…