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  • Audi R18 TDI wins 2011 24 Hours of Le MansIn what turned out to be one of the most exciting and dramatic races at the 24 Hour of Le Mans, Audi's technology, this year iterated through the R18 TDI, has one again proved superior by winning the 79th edition of the world's most famous endurance competition. The race ...

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  • Aston Martin V12 Zagato Race Car ConceptAston Martin has published a set of photos with the race car version V12 Zagato which will undergo the last series of tests at the Nurburgring circuit this weekend, before the 24-hour endurance race hosted on the well known German track will take place at the end on June. ...

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  • Renault unveils 850 HP Prototype, Dacia Duster No LimitRenault has officially unveiled their contender for this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb : the purpose-built 850hp prototype, Dacia Duster 'No Limit'. Three-time Trophee Andros champion Jean-Philippe Dayraut will drive this one-ff vehicle on June 26 in Colorado, ...

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  • McLaren MP4 12C GT3 Detailed SpecificationsMcLaren Automotive is offering detailed specifications regarding the MP4 12C GT3 racer, a car born from the collaboration with McLaren Racing and CRS Racing which features F1 technology and has been homologated for competing in 2012. Built for the FIA GT series the McLaren ...

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  • Audi R18 TDI Engine

    Audi R18 TDI EngineWith six weeks left before the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi is offering details regarding the diesel engine powering the R18 TDI. The engine is a compact 3.7-litre V6 which uses a single turbocharger and weights around 25 percent less than the previous V10 TDI fitted on the ...

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  • Nissan Leaf NISMO Racing Competition

    Nissan Leaf NISMO Racing CompetitionAt this year's 2011 New Work International Auto Show, Nissan will introduce the Nissan Leaf NISMO Racing Competition (RC), a car which is obviously based on the new 100 percent electric LEAF and which will bring a new meaning to the term 'Racing Gren'. The Nissan Leaf NISMO ...

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  • 2012 Aston Martin Vantage GT3

    2012 Aston Martin Vantage GT3Aston Martin's Racing division has released a single photo with the new Vantage GT3, a car based on the V12 Vantange which will compete in the 2012 motorsport season. This new version replaces the DBRS9 launched back in 2006, and joins the automaker's current race car range, ...

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  • 2011 BMW Z4 GT3 Photos and Details

    2011 BMW Z4 GT3 Photos and DetailsThe Bavarian automaker's motorsport division has launched the 2011 BMW Z4 GT3 and also released a number of photos and details referring to this new racer that can already be ordered by private teams. The main changes when compared to the previous Z4 GT3 car that was introduced ...

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  • 2011 Chevrolet Cruze BTCC

    2011 Chevrolet Cruze BTCCChevrolet has unveiled its 2011 Cruze BTCC racers. With the first race taking place at Brands Hatch in Kent on April 3rd, the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze BTCC cars feature new sponsors and the new Silverline livery, while for this year the driver line-up will include champion ...

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  • Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 at Nurburgring 24hPorsche will attack this year's Nurburgring's 24h endurance race with a new version of their 911 GT3 Hybrid, which besides producing more power is also 20 percent lighter and requires less fuel. This new version is called the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 and its powering ...

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  • Video: Mark Webber explains KERS and Rear Wing on 2011 F1 CarAs you know FIA has allowed the use of KERS in the 2011 season of Formula 1, along with drivers having the ability of adjusting the position of the monopost's rear wing in order to reduce drag. In this next animation video created by Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber explains ...

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  • McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Debut

    McLaren MP4-12C GT3 DebutThe McLaren MP4-12C GT3 racer has successfully completed its debut tests at the British automaker's proving facility and at the Silverstone track. McLaren has also appointed a new test drive, 26 year old Portuguese racing driver Alvaro Parente, and just like any other test, ...

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  • Aston Martin AMR-ONE LMP1

    Aston Martin AMR-ONE LMP1Aston Martin Racing has unveiled their new AMR-ONE LMP1, a race car which was developed from the ground up and which is in accordance with the new regulations for 2011. Featuring an open top monocoque design, the Aston Martin AMR-ONE LMP1 is powered by a 2.0-litre 6-cylinder ...

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  • Peugeot 908 HYbrid4 LMP1 RacecarThe French from Peugeot have unveiled the 908 LMP1 racer in Paris a month ago, and now they have launched diesel-hybrid version in Geneva dubbed the 908 HYbrid4. With power provided by a 3.7-litre V8 HDi FAP diesel producing 550 HP and a hybrid system which offers an additional ...

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  • Ford Focus Global Touring CarThis is the Ford Focus Global Touring Car, the first racer based on the automaker's new Focus, which will premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show this week, and for which the first track appearance is scheduled to be at Brands Hatch in the BTCC (British Touring Car Championship). ...

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  1. 1967 Ford Thunderbird Landall

    Engine: V8, Power: 257.3 kw / 345.0 bhp @ 4600 rpm, Torque: 626.39 nm / 462.0 ft lbs @ 2800 rpm
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    Engine: V8, Power: 315 hp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 325 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
  3. 2009 Nissan 370Z

    Engine: VQ37VHR Variable Valve Timing NA V6, Power: 332 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 270 lb-ft. @ 5200 rpm
  4. 2010 Bentley Azure T

    Engine: Twin Turbocharged V8, Power: 500 bhp / 507 PS / 373 kW @ 4,200 rpm, Torque: 738 lb ft / 1,000 Nm @ 3,200 rpm
  5. 2009 Porsche Cayman

    Engine: 6 Cylinder Horizontally Opposed "Boxer", Power: 320 bhpN/A

New Vehicles

Hyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UKHyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UK
After a long wait, Hyundai is finally making the most of its new N Performance division. The South-Korean manufacturer has officially announced the pricing ...

Concept Cars

New teasers with the Opel GT X Experimental ConceptNew teasers with the Opel GT X Experimental Concept
A few weeks ago, Opel has published a first teaser picture with a newly developed concept. Now we have a name for that concept and we also have some new ...

Custom Cars

2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country concept2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country concept
Chevrolet wants to show its clients how easily they can customise the current Silverado models. So it used this year State Fair of Texas to introduce ...

Future Cars

Polestar 1 Coupe first units producedPolestar 1 Coupe first units produced
We haven't heard nothing about Polestar in a while. But the Swedish brand established by Volvo and dedicated only to sports cars worked hard to offer ...

Market News

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV reach record sales in SeptemberMitsubishi Outlander PHEV reach record sales in September
Mitsubishi hit the jackpot with the introduction of the Outlander PHEV, especially in the UK, where people love it. And the selling results for September ...

Gadgets

Volkswagen announces partnership with MicrosoftVolkswagen announces partnership with Microsoft
Volkswagen skipped this year Paris Motor Show, but announced a very important partnership with one of the biggest technology players in the world: Microsoft. ...

Various News

Jeep Renegade PHEV to be produced at MelfiJeep Renegade PHEV to be produced at Melfi
Jeep is ready to go further with its European offensive. Not only in the SUV segment, but also in the pug-in hybrid segment, an area where the US manufacturer ...

Motorsports

Mercedes-AMG GT4 - Official pictures and detailsMercedes-AMG GT4 - Official pictures and details
Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT4 model. According to the German car manufacturer the new model is a track version of the ...

Videos

Ken Block launches Forza Horizon 4 with a special videoKen Block launches Forza Horizon 4 with a special video
In order to promote the launch of the new Forza Horizon 4 video game, Microsoft invited Ken Block in the UK. To be more precise, the American stunt man ...