The Pagani Huayra is completely sold out. For now … probably

If you were on the fence about picking up Pagani’s follow up to the Zonda, the breathy-sounding Huayra, you may have missed the boat. In correspondence with Autoblog, a spokesperson for the brand confirmed that the entire production run of the sports car has sold out.

Production hasn’t ceased, however, as orders of this carefully crafted car need to be fulfilled.

Forgive us if we’re not overcome with grief. Here’s why:

Let’s put aside the simple fact that having one of these in our garage just isn’t in the cards for most of us. Lets also remember that its predecessor, the Pagani Zonda, had over a dozen variants and special editions before they made the “final-final, this time we really mean it” edition, then built at least one more custom ordered one for a Hong Kong-based customer.


A story in GTSpirit says that the run of the supercar was limited to 100 due to an agreement with  Mercedes-AMG allotting only this many of its 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engines. These power plants, incidentally, produce 730 horsepower for the Huayra, giving it 740 pound-feet of torque and is married to a seven-speed sequential gearbox.

It makes sense, and on the surface, it does technically mean that it’s sold out, but given Pagani’s track record, it’s unlikely that these will be the last ones to roll out of assembly. The end of one agreement could mean the start of a new one for a new version of the Huayra, like the rumored roadster version.

In any case, we still adore the Zonda even now, and our love for the Huayra will endure just as long. Pagani, after all, is fulfilling the much needed position of the Italian maker of exotic cars that are as wild to look at as they are to drive, after Lamborghini got all serious on us. As long as we have one of those in the world, we’ll all be just fine.


Ford teams up with Walmart to study consumer response to autonomous delivery

Last week it was Ford and VW, and this week Ford and Walmart are signaling a desire to work together on autonomous vehicles solutions. Ford and the giant retailer will study consumer reactions to self-driving delivery vehicles.
Home Theater

What is MHL, exactly, and how does it work with your TV?

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet to your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its myriad uses.
DT Daily

Indiegogo’s CEO on how crowdfunding is going beyond fundraising

David Mandelbrot, CEO of Indiegogo, joins us on DT Daily to talk about how Indiegogo is changing its crowdfunding business to offer support and resources, which in turn would lead to more successful campaigns.

From Rolls-Royce to Lamborghini, these are the most expensive cars in the world

If you recently discovered an oil reserve in your backyard, you probably have some extra cash to spend. Look no further, because we’ve rounded up the most expensive cars in the world.

The best cheap-but-awesome PS4 game deals under $20

The PlayStation 4 has hit its stride in recent years and is now more affordable than ever. If you have a PS4 or are thinking of buying one, we’ve collected some must-have games. The best part? Each of these is just $20 or less.

Our favorite fuel-efficient cars are as frugal as they are fun

You don't need to opt for a hybrid or an all-electric ride in order to achieve good fuel economy. These vehicles pack both performance and style, whether you're in the market for a luxury sedan or a game-changing pickup truck.

Many adults believe fully self-driving cars are already traversing U.S. highways

The American Automobile Association tested cars with features such as lane-keeping and adaptive cruise control and found them lacking in real-world conditions. Forty percent of surveyed U.S. adults think self-driving cars exist now.

Out of juice? Learn how to jump-start a car with this quick guide

Jumping a car is a simple procedure, but not everyone knows how to properly do so. To make things easier, we've put together a quick-hit guide on how to fire up your vehicle using jumper cables and a second power source.

Born to run (forever): The most reliable cars you can buy right now

We all dread the thought of our car turning into a money pit, but choosing a dependable vehicle from the start can help us rack up countless care-free miles. Here, we've rounded up some of the most reliable cars available.

Prep your car for the coming snow and sleet with these cold weather tips

Driving in the winter, whether downtown or across the country, is rarely easy. Luckily, we've put together a quick rundown of a few things you should do to winterize your car before the snow officially hits.
DT Daily

DT Daily: Waymo’s driverless cars, ‘Fallout 76’ tips, and Racella

In today's episode of DT Daily, we discuss Waymo's foray into the ridesharing sector, along with various tips for making the most of the recently launched Fallout 76. We also sit down with singer Racella to chat about her new EP, Waves.

Want to keep connected on the road? Here are 5 ways to add Bluetooth to your car

The best way to make an old ride feel young again is to bring it up speed with the 21st century. Here's how to properly add Bluetooth to your vehicle, via independent kits, vehicle adapters, or aftermarket head units.

Jeep’s outdoorsy Gladiator pickup truck bares it all ahead of schedule

Jeep will introduce the long-promised Wrangler-based pickup truck at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Named Gladiator, the model was designed to conquer the great outdoors, not for the construction site.

The hamster-friendly 2020 Kia Soul will rock out at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Kia has released a teaser image to preview the next Soul. Scheduled to make its debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2020 Soul will keep the outgoing model's boxy proportions but it will wear a sharper design.