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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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Related Specs

  1. 1953 Mercedes-Benz 300S Cabriolet

    Engine: Inline-6, Power: 111.9 kw / 150.1 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 230.49 nm / 170.0 ft lbs @ 3800 rpm
  2. 1933 Mercedes-Benz 370 S Cabriolet

    Engine: Inline-6, Power: 52.2 kw / 70.0 bhpN/A
  3. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe

    Engine: Water Cooled, Inline-6, Power: 179.0 kw / 240.0 bhp @ 6100 rpm, Torque: 294.2 nm / 217.0 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
  4. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe

    Engine: Type M 196 S, Twin Spark Inline-8 w/Dry Sump Lubrication, Power: 231.2 kw / 310.0 bhp @ 7400 rpm, Torque: 317 nm / 233.8 ft lbs @ 5950 rpm
  5. 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Coupe

    Engine: V8, Power: 205.1 kw / 275.0 bhp @ 5750 rpm, Torque: 399.97 nm / 295.0 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm

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

This is the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury conceptThis is the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept
Daimler unveiled the all-new Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury. The concept car will be showcased during the 2018 Beijing Motor Show, the event ...

Custom Cars

ABT Cupra Ateca offers more powerABT Cupra Ateca offers more power
Just introduced on the market during this fall, the new Cupra Ateca already benefits from a tuning package created by a german tuner. It is well known ...

Future Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches the Vision URBANETIC conceptMercedes-Benz Vans launches the Vision URBANETIC concept
Mercedes is more and more into autonomous cars and is developing new technologies, fot the moment only at a concept stage. So is the Vision URBANETIC, ...

Market News

Peugeot produced its one millionth C-segment carPeugeot produced its one millionth C-segment car
When Peugeot decided to replace its family cars with SUV's everyone understood the French brand is on its way to becoming a popular choice on the european ...

Gadgets

Mazda to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older cars tooMazda to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older cars too
Some manufacturers use over the air updates for their cars. Some others, who decided to adapt later are offering their clients an update but only with ...

Various News

Supercar track day as a Christmas presentSupercar track day as a Christmas present
Christmas is just around the corner, so all of you will start running in the look for the best present. The thrill of driving a supercar around a race ...

Motorsports

Ssangyong Rexton DKR to compete in 2019 Dakar RallySsangyong Rexton DKR to compete in 2019 Dakar Rally
We saw many manufacturers trying their luck in one of the toughest competition in the world: Rally Dakar. So why not a manufacturer with pedigree like ...

Videos

Video - 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS interior spiedVideo - 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS interior spied
A few weeks ago, Mercedes-Benz published the 2019 roadmap. Thakns to that, we got the chance to see the new models that the German car manufacturer is ...