10 Dec
Built on the concept of extreme lightweight & burly V8 power

Niche coach builder Lucra Cars were founded on the concept that you could engineer a car that featured both extreme light weight and burly V8 power, with an emphasis on balanced weight distribution and superior ergonomics. After crafting the curvaceous LC470, the California-based Lucra now unveils their latest ode to petroleum burning thrills: the L148. […]


20 Aug
Even Clint Eastwood couldn't ignore it

We were lucky enough to be at Pebble Beach this weekend when Cadillac unveiled its latest design study, the Elmiraj. Well it wasn’t actually at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble, but rather at the renowned Tehama Golf Club a couple nights prior — but you get the point. Overlooking the gorgeous dusk-washed Carmel Valley, the […]


28 Jun
Design firm Lazzarini takes the Italian love one step too far

You may remember a few other car concepts where huge engines are stuffed into tiny cars (Nissan Juke-R, Volkswagen Golf GTI W12 650, Ford Fiesta SHOgun, Renault V6 Clio, etc), but Italian design firm Lazzarini perhaps took the idea one step too far with their Italian-on-Italian lovefest, aptly dubbed the 550 Italia. The vehicle, hypothetically, […]


12 Jan
The top of the line GT500 Super Snake will cost you $110,000+

To honor the 50th anniversary of the legendary Shelby Mustang, Ford is releasing a new line of Anniversary Edition Shelby GTS, GT350 and Super Snake vehicles. Only 50 white and 50 black of each Shelby model will be produced, each outfitted with triple gold stripes to signify the golden anniversary. The lowest level 2012 Shelby […]


27 Dec
From the 101 hp FIAT 500 to the 1,104 hp Zenvo ST1, from one-off customs to supercar treasures, the year's best stories on wheels

We bring you the fifth & final edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS, STYLE & MUSIC) — the LIAS Year In Motion. Clearly one of our favorite topics here at Lost In a Supermarket, this Top 10 list covers all our world of transportation and things that go vroooom! Again, […]


22 Nov
Only 99 of the high performance Cinquecentos to be made

At the upcoming Bologna Auto Show, FIAT will unveil four special edition versions of its performance tuned Abarth Cinquecentos. The US-version of the Abarth-tuned 500 was unveiled last week at the LA Auto Show, surprising many with a 160 horsepower output when most were expecting only 135. While it doesn’t sound like much, it’s a […]


10 Oct
FIAT's diminutive Italian imp gets 300 horsepower boost

The FIAT 500 is presently the best designed ultra compact car on the market, and it’s finally available in America. But the version we’re getting imported has just a measly 101 hps, with an Abarth 133 hp tuned version coming in early 2012. But besting that output by a significant amount is Italian tuner Romeo […]


30 Aug
America's smallest four-seater feels like anything but

Although the first all new Scion to hit the US market since the tC way back in 2004, the iQ is hardly new. In fact, it’s been zipping through crowded cityscapes in Europe and Japan since 2008, the year it won Car Of the Year in the land of the rising sun. But it is […]