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It’s a replica of Porsche’s Apple-sponsored race car from the ’80s
Originally, it was introduced with an 840hp twin-turbo V6
The V8 isn't dead! At least, not in motorsports, and certainly not for Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG). Jim Glickenhaus's team has just announced a partnership with French race engine builder Pipo Moteurs, for his upcoming 007 Le Mans racer.And
That ‘1400’ in the name denotes the horsepower rating, by the way
Back in 1968, Ford built 50 special lightweight Mustangs specifically for drag racing. Some 40 years later, it revived the practice, and most years since has built small batches of these fat-tired, turnkey but non-road-legal Mustangs. They're called
Racing sims are on another level these days
Here's something that'll have gamers without racing wheels fuming in their non-gamer seats: The BMW M3 E30 DTM-one of the most popular, not to mention successful, touring cars ever to grace the track-has been given a second
And expensive
The shopping list to go drifting sounds simple: Buy a ratty old rear-wheel-drive car, then find somewhere safe to skid around, melt your tires, do some crashing. And yes, for some grassroots sideways enthusiasts, that's the deal. But when
The last prototype Veyron, the only racing EB110...and things got even more unusual from there
Where to start? Sitges-Terramar, now there's a track that needs its own story told.First time I've ever seen a car slide sideways down a slope. Then there's the people. Andy Wallace, he of nonchalantly-doing-300mph-in-
It’s going up for auction
As sunshine follows rain, and 15 minutes of Instagram follows five minutes of hard work, if you give humans a road car, someone will eventually strip it down in order to race it around a track. And what you see above is
From a golden era of racing
This is very special indeed. What you see above is one of the two 'SuperVettes' built by driver-turned-developer John Greenwood and designer Bob Riley for the IMSA GT Championship in the late '70s. And it's for sale.Looks wild,
It's no garage queen
Right, we're passing the hat around here-who wants to help us stump up the rest of the $695,000 (P35.8 million) asking price for this ridiculously cool Ferrari 308 GT2 race car?Perhaps some background first. Like other 308s
But we can all take part in making ‘key design decisions’ via Twitter
In the olden days, car design was generally reserved for those who wore roll-neck jumpers and carried a pencil behind one ear. Now, though, Ford is bringing it to the masses by allowing gamers to design a bespoke, virtual racing car.
With the help of a big investor
British motorsport firm Prodrive has six World Rally Championship titles, five Le Mans class wins, and four British Touring Car Championships to its name. Not a bad record at all, but it's now setting sights on a different competition altogether-the
Most of the improvement is under the skin
The second-gen Formula E race car has looked cool ever since it was uncovered back in 2018, ahead of the motorsport's fifth season. But for the seventh season, which starts in November of this year (we're still midway through
Thought electric cars were cute and cuddly? Time to meet the brooding Veloster eTCR
Race cars usually have an aura about them. They sit all angry in their pit garage, intimidatingly slick tires stacked up nearby, looking ready to bite the uninitiated. But this is different. The aura surrounding the Hyundai Veloster eTCR is palpable, not
Love the liveries
Got $7.5 million (roughly P381 million) just knocking around? Well, you need to spend it on the greatest multipack of cars ever. The picture above shows the six-strong 'Campion Collection,' a group of Martini-striped Lancias up for sale now
Based on a decade-old chassis
Track packs are all the rage in the supercar market right now. But even when applied to a McLaren 720S-a car built by one of the most provident names in F1 history-you get a mere lick of carbon fiber and
Half of the chassis work has been completed
An 800hp Hyundai Kona is the kind of crossover we can get on board with. And thanks to World Rally driver Hayden Paddon, it's happening next year. Time for the latest update in our build series on an electric rally car
About time
Lexus has built a new engine for a new car that'll take on an old race. Behold, the Lexus LC Coupe, which will feature a new twin-turbo V8 ready for the 2020 edition of the 25 Hours Nürburgring.Not
WRC driver Hayden Paddon talks us through the process
A few months ago, we brought you news of an electric Hyundai rally car with 800hp potential. Well, rather excitingly, the build process has begun, and we'll be able to give you exclusive updates of its progress.The orchestrator behind the
And it’s not a great deal pricier than the road-going version
You've likely seen the BMW M2 CS. You've likely marveled at its purist spec, its outrageous power output, and the wondrousness of its existence, too. Well, now it's time to imagine racing one.The CS launches, as M Division'
To have “something new to offer the world’s manufacturers”
This car will compete in various GT championships beginning next year
This is interesting-Ferrari's new GT3 racer is modeled on a car you can't actually buy anymore. Rather than develop a GT3 racer off the back of the new F8 Tributo, the Italians have instead decided to refine the existing
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