The new Honda Civic Type R has followed in the tire tracks of its predecessor by leaving the rest of the front-wheel driven world for dust. Yep, it's broken the Nurburgring lap record again. Honda says the car's development
Porsche has set a new lap record at the Nürburgring for production road cars. Its 691hp 911 GT2 RS-fitted with a new Manthey Performance Kit-managed a stonking lap time of 6min 43.3sec around the 'official' 20.832km circuit.
After retaking the title from the Porsche Panamera Turbo S
Ridiculous news just in: Mercedes-Benz has retaken the record for the "fastest luxury class vehicle on the Nordschleife" from Porsche, after AMG development engineer Demian Schaffert set a time of 7min 27.8sec in a 2021-spec AMG GT 4dr. The
We suspect Marco Mapelli's face may have been attached to a few dartboards in Stuttgart and Woking.This is because he drives for Lamborghini, and managed to drive a specific Lamborghini around the 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschliefe in just 6min
Nürburgring lap times divide car folk like little else. They split hardcore petrolheads-the sort who normally agree entirely on matters such as manual gearboxes (good) and digital dials (bad)-right down the middle. Some relish the pantomime of records being
It seems Elon Musk has set his sights on a ’Ring record
Hello and welcome to today's edition of 'What bonkers ideas has Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted now?" His new wizard-wheeze is simple: "Model S on the Nürburgring next week." See?This is curious. Tesla is, let's face it,
In case you haven't noticed from the incessant, seemingly daily drip-feed of information, Porsche is set to release its first all-electric car very soon-the Taycan.But now it's laid down a real benchmark, having sent the big
This is big. Porsche has not only broken the Nurburgring all-time lap record, but smashed it into pieces.Porsche already held the record, courtesy of Stefan Bellof's scintillating 6m 11.13s qualifying lap from a sports car race in 1983.
The Porsche 911 GT3 RS has lapped the Nurburgring in 6m 56.4s. If that doesn't mean anything, allow us to add context. The time makes it one of the world's fastest production cars to blitz one of the world'
Fastest production car: Porsche 911 GT2 RS (6min 47.3sec)Porsche ends 2017 avenging its vanquished ex-lap record holder, the 918 Spyder. Its ultimate road-going 911-the 691hp, 340kph GT2 RS-set a new production car record in October 2017,
Nowadays, if you don't pop off for a drive around the Nürburgring's famously dangerous northern loop and come back within seven minutes you're not worth talking about. The Porsche 918, Lamborghini Aventador SV, Huracán Performante, Radical SR8
Yep, another Nurburgring lap headline. And another variant in the dizzying array of 911s. But surely even the most hardened of cynics can concede that a 6-minute 47.3-second lap by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS is pretty special.Especially
BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has, with much fanfare and many exclamation marks, revealed racing-driver Markus Oestreich lapped the Nürburgring in 8 minutes, 19.8 seconds in an i8 modified with its lowered suspension, lightweight alloy wheels, and aero kit.That'
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Here's something refreshing: a Nürburgring lap video not claiming a record that'll tear the internet forums to shreds.It's a
A week after Honda announced the Nürburgring record for the new Civic Type R, the arguments rage on. Don't waste your breath people. These squabbles entirely miss the point.Was it a cheat? Did it have fair tires? Is it
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Skeptics of Nürburgring lap times, avert your eyes: Another record has tumbled. With much fanfare-though arguably little surprise-the Honda Civic Type
Six minutes, 52.01 seconds. A Nürburgring lap time that will have triggered a number of alarm bells throughout the performance car fraternity, set by a car that wears its racing DNA about as conspicuously as a haymaker to the face.
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.The new King of the 'Ring. It's official: the Lamborghini Huracan Performante is now the fastest production car to ever take on the
Mercedes-AMG is determined to market its new flagship, the GT R, as a so-called 'Beast of the Green Hell.' A Nürburgring king. The racecar that inspired it already is-the AMG GT3 won the N24 outright earlier in 2016.
Every time a quick electric car launches, it's deemed a Tesla rival. Not least by us. Sorry. But there'll be none of that here, for this fully-electric Nio EP9 lives in a whole different ballpark.Looking not unlike a