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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. 2008 Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION

    Engine: BlueTEC Diesel Inline-4, Power: 152.1 kw / 204 bhpN/A
  2. 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Final Edition

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 146.9 kw / 197 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 280 nm / 206.5 ft lbs @ 2500-5000 rpm
  3. 1937 Mercedes-Benz W25 Avus Streamline

    Engine: MD 25 DAB, 60 Degree V12, Power: 563.8 kw / 756 bhp @ 5800 rpmN/A
  4. 2001 Mercedes-Benz Lorinser CL500

    Engine: K50 V8, Power: 288.6 kw / 387.0 bhp @ 5700 rpm, Torque: 580 nm / 427.8 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm
  5. 2000 Mercedes-Benz Lorinser SL500

    Engine: Supercharged V8, Power: 293.8 kw / 394.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 592 nm / 436.6 ft lbs @ 3780 rpm

New Vehicles

New generation Audi A7 will be unveiled on October 19New generation Audi A7 will be unveiled on October 19
Audi has published the first teaser picture of the upcoming A7 model. The new 5-door coupe model will be officially unveiled on October 19 during a special ...

Concept Cars

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If you are producing a pick-up, then you have to create all kind of accessories that will make the truck be usable also in winter season. GMC understood ...

Custom Cars

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Future Cars

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Volkswagen is decided to be one of the leaders in reducing its emissions in the future years. After the Dieselgate scandal, this is the right thing to ...

Market News

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The Gallardo was Lamborghini's most succesful model yet, with sales surpassing 14.000 units in ten years of production. The record is set to be broken ...

Gadgets

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Seat wants to convince its fans that, apart from being a sporty brand, is also a safe one. And it tried to express that with a special concept called ...

Various News

Opel Crossland X is now available with factory-fitted LPGOpel Crossland X is now available with factory-fitted LPG
Opel has decided to put an interesting powertrain under the hood of the Crossland X. The model can be ordered with a factory-fitted LPG. Under the hood ...

Motorsports

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Volkswagen has officially unveiled the 2018 Polo GTI R5. The new model is designed to compete in the WRC2 and national and regional rally championships. ...

Videos

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BMW has published the first promo video for the new BMW 8 Series Concept. The prototype was showcased durnig the Concorso d'Eleganta Villa d'Este and ...