The 5 Most Anticipated Exotic Cars for 2016
For many an automotive crazed adolescent, as well as some of us older connoisseurs, new exotic vehicles represent the stuff dreams are made of. The anticipation of these vehicles for a car enthusiast is like Christmas morning to a child. It is exciting to imagine the new car smell and all the newest advances in automotive technology. If you love fast, exciting cars and can’t wait for the newest automotive designs in exotic car technology to come out, then check out these five most anticipated exotic cars of 2016!
2017 Ford GT
Leave it to Ford to keep pace and even set the bar higher for the newest exotic cars of 2016. The 2017 Ford GT offers exotic car owners a jaw-dropping vehicle that will leave others envious of your new car. The Ford GT is designed with carbon-fiber body panels and can generate up to 600 horsepower. The vehicle is powered by an EcoBoost V6 twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter engine with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Patterned after the design of the prototype Le Mans racecar, the Ford GT combines features of the racecar with the classic Ford GT40. The rear fender design includes a wider body-styling with two large central exhaust outlets and low slung rear fenders.The 2017 Ford GT goes from 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds and can reach a speed of up to 200 mph. It is estimated that the new Ford will have a sales price of $100,000.
Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1
Not to be left out, Chevrolet has made huge advancements in automotive technology and the new Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 is set to be a serious contender in the exotic cars of 2016. The Corvette has been an automotive favorite among collectors for decades and the 2016 model is a must for any serious collector. The Zora ZR1 is powered by a small-block supercharged V-8 engine with an eight-speed automatic or seven-speed manual transmission that generates 650 horsepower and can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and can reach a speed of up to 200 mph.
The new Corvette features a lower body with wider stance, a front end that sits a bit lower than the back end to provide more aerodynamics and a rear-end styling that gives it a sports car look reminiscent of a Porsche or Ferrari. The new Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 is estimated to cost $150,000.
Another entry in the 2016 Exotic Car challenge is the Bugatti Chiron. Bugatti is always a regular entry in the exotic car race and the new Chiron continues the legendary line of must have vehicles. The Chiron is powered with a W-16 monster engine with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that can generate up to 1,500 horsepower and can go from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds with a top speed of 288 mph.
The Chiron features a curved front windshield and rounded body panels that give the vehicle a wide-scoop design. The Bugatti has been a top contender since their original entry of the Veyron in 2005 and they have continued to raise the bar with the new Chiron, challenging all automotive designers to try and out-design them. The new Bugatti Chiron is estimated to cost around $2,500,000.
An entry in the 2016 exotic cars is really not a surprise, but Maserati is continuing to design better and better vehicles with the entry of the 2016 Maserati Alfieri. This stylish new vehicle features a turbocharged 3.0 liter V6 with eight-speed automatic transmission that generates up to 520 horsepower. There is an optional 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine with an eight-speed automatic gearbox that can generate up to 600 horsepower.
The new Maserati Alfieri is a modern interpretation of the A6 GCS, but with many upgrades and automotive advancements. The back-end boasts a large diffuser and a quad-exhaust system, providing more engine power. The vehicle can go from 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 185 mph. The estimated cost of the Maserati Alfieri is set to be around $100,000.
Possibly unexpected, but a legitimate entry to exotic cars all the same is the 2016 Lexus SC. Having taken designers by surprise in the 2012 Detroit Motor Show, Lexus has not let up on their desire to be part of the exotic car market. The new Lexus SC offers a respectable entry with a vehicle that is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine with 10-speed automatic transmission that can generate up to 475 horsepower and can go from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds.
The Lexus SC can reach a top speed of 155 mph and uses a hybrid powertrain, combining electric power with a traditional gas engine. The new Lexus SC is set to enter the market at a cost of $70,000.
These are just a few of the entries from exotic car designers for 2016. You may have your own ideas of a vehicle that should be included in this list. Check out the information on your favorite exotic cars and find out where the future of the exotic car industry might be in the next few years.