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Hottest new supercars 2020

This year, there will be new supercars from Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Aston Martin and McLaren. The Aston is an SUV, but it qualifies as a supercar thanks to its performance and price. The Ferrari is a 2+2, and the new Corvette is the first to be powered by a mid-mounted engine, so 2020's crop of supercars aims to be a little different from the norm.

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McLarenGT

The GT is McLaren's attempt to make a grand tourer, but rather than developing a wide-bodied four-door machine like Porsche's Panamera, the British supercar maker offers a sleek coupe based on the 570 GT. This McLaren's more practical than others, but only slightly. The engine's been lowered to provide a little more luggage space, and the ride height is raised which has raised the nose enough so the GT can manage speed humps as well as a saloon car. This is no sedate car. The 4-litre twin-turbo V-8 has 612 horsepower and 465 foot-pounds of torque, and you can expect a 203-mph top speed and a 0-60 time less than 3 seconds.

Lamborghini

The newest Lamborghini is also something different. The Sián FKP 37 is the firm's first hybrid. This should be the fastest Lambo ever built thanks to a 6.5 litre V-12 mated to a 34-horsepower electric motor. There's 819-horsepower available meaning speeds up to 217mph are possible. Rather than a battery, the Lamborghini has a super-capacitor. This offers weight advantages and it charges quickly. Expect a sub 3 second 0 to 60 mph time from this one.

Aston Martin

The company's first SUV will help push the brand into new territories as it did for Porsche and other luxury carmakers that went the SUV route. The brand's mixture of class and luxury means an SUV is well placed in their line-up. When the DBX goes on sale during the second half of 2020, the V-8 powered machine is slated to cost £158,000 and hit a maximum of 180 mph.

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Chevrolet Corvette

Is a mid-engine Corvette long overdue? That seems to be the response in the US where each of the 40,000 that will be built in the first year has pre-sold to eager buyers. The V-8 that develops 495 horsepower and 470-foot pounds of torque will push this new model to 60 mph in 3 seconds. This supercar can match a lot of its rivals for speed and looks at a fraction of the cost. American buyers can get it for $60,000. It will be sold in the UK, but there's no word on its price.

Ferrari

The Roma is the first Ferrari to be named after an Italian city. This €200,000 sportscar is a 2+2 meaning it's got backseats, but only babies or luggage could use them. Power comes from a front-mounted twin-turbocharged V-8 that develops 612 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. The shark-nose design is striking. It manages to make the car looks classical and modern at the same time.

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