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McLaren MP4-12C receives more power and a raft of detail improvements

Twenty-five brake horse power doesn’t sound like much of an improvement, and at first glance it makes little or no difference to the McLaren MP4-12C’s performance figures, but there’s one increment that tells the story about where that extra performance has been tucked away – 0-186 mph, which is now 1 second faster than before.

Peugeot Sport reveals the New 2012 RCZ competition car

The circuit of Albi was the focus yesterday for the world premiere of Peugeot Sport’s new production-car competition model. The RCZ Peugeot Sport adds to, rather than replaces, any of Peugeot Sport’s existing competition models (206, 207 or Spider) and will compete primarily within the one-make RCZ Racing Cup in 2012.

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 replaces the championship winning DBRS9

If the £330,000 Aston Martin asks for its V12 Zagato seems a little pricey, then why not go for something cheaper in the range that uses its performance on the track rather than today’s busy roads. Enter the new V12 Vantage GT3, the car which replaces the highly successful DBRS9 and will set you back a mere £298,000.