Articles about Nurburgring

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,
Your move, Tesla
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
Times have changed
Chinese cars are rubbish? It looks like another nail has been driven into this line of thought's coffin.Cyan Racing (formerly known as Polestar) and Lynk & Co, a Swedish-Chinese car manufacturer owned by Geely, have just broken not one, but
Part of the Japanese carmaker’s new technical center in Shimoyama
The Nürbugring Nordschleife is one of the world's most grueling road courses for car testing and development, but if you're a Japanese carmaker based halfway across the globe, it's not like you can turn up there anytime you
His focus will be on the future of automotive technology
Big things are happening over in Detroit. Mark Reuss, a career-long company man at General Motors, has been named the company's new president, effective immediately."Mark's global operational experience, deep product knowledge, and strong leadership will serve us well
Looks like fun though
Drifting is usually banned at the Nürburgring. Sensible idea, actually. The internet hosts a trillion crashy videos to demonstrate why exuberant behaviour is not advisable on the Nordschleife. So, if you're a champion drifter with special permission to slew sideways
And expensive, too
And here we are on a mundane Monday morning glued to a computer monitor. A sub-1,000hp Italian supercar, an empty factory, and a high-end camera drone--that's all we ask. It's not too much, is it?We'
By a whopping 52 seconds
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.
A hard-fought battle
The Nurburgring 24 hours may be the greatest race in the world. We've long suspected it, and the 2018 event has done nothing to dilute our love for it. That a 24-hour long race can be decided within the final
You don't need a reason, do you?
As unlikely combos go, the Ford F-150 Raptor and Nurburgring is right up there. Mixing the two shouldn't work, but as drift ace Vaughn Gittin Jr so brilliantly demonstrates in this video, it so, so does.Watch as he slithers
It achieved a sub-7 minute time
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'
But can it take on an active Mayon?
Meet the new 'Boot,' a new buggy from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. It's a modern take on the 1967 Hurst Baja Boot that Steve McQueen once owned and raced in the legendary Baja 1000 and Mint 400. And to understand the new
The hits and controversies
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,
"Sharper, crisper and even more exciting"
The fastest production car around the Nürburgring, no less...Indeed. In a weird twist of fate, I was driving the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS at Silverstone on the day of the bombshell.Five seconds faster than the Lamborghini Huracán
Will it become the new king?
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
Quicker than a Huracan Performante
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
It's not always about horsepower
Has Hyundai built a genuine hot hatch?Absolutely. The Hyundai i30 N is exactly the car its maker needs it to be. It's harder and sharper than I expected, and establishes the N brand as both surprisingly sporting and assertive.What,
We finally take on the 'Green Hell'
It's dangerous and intimidating. So why would you want to drive around the 'Ring? The answer is simple: To drive the legendary track that has immortalized racing legends is high on the bucket list.Watching Formula 1 and sports car races
Aww
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'
The fastest four-door to do so
Remember the lightly nutty Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR we showed you a while back? Subaru tells us the much suffixed STI has set a lap around the Nürburgring in just 6:57.5, making it the fastest four-door
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