Nissan has confirmed its US pricing of the GT-R Track Edition, and as expected it carries a slight premium over the standard model, despite…
McLaren’s revised MP4-12C will be joining the supercar parade at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 driver Jenson Button at the wheel.
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.
How many race drivers have you heard describe their stint in a ‘road car’ as, “..quite possibly the most fun I’ve ever had driving”? Well that’s precisely what 2008 McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Of The Year, Alexander Sims, said after climbing out of a MP4-12C road car at the Dunsfold Park track.
A special edition of BMW’s iMagazine App has been launched, focusing on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The first issue of the free magazine looks at 3 of the leading athletes (Rebecca Adlington, Tim Brabants and David Weir) asking them about their ultimate performance and what moments make the difference in the heat of competition.
The Ginetta G40 R is not your average sports car, and, I think it fair to say, carries more than the weight of a hopeful profit margin on its shoulders. Indeed, the future of Ginetta as a road car manufacturer may indeed hinge on the success of both the G40 and the G60 as road cars, both soon to be released and as seen here, and in near production ready form.
I’ve been meaning to bring this to your attention for a while now, not that it’s a major piece of news but it is certainly interesting for those of us who enjoy discovering new tracks.
Honda Racing Team has produced four short documentary films on its participation in the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Each film will focus on what drives the Honda Racing Team to achieve success in one of Britain’s biggest and most exciting race series. The first documentary, produced by leading short film label, Future Shorts, will be released in late August, ahead of Rounds 19-21 of the BTCC at Knockhill.
There’s a promotion on at Silverstone this Christmas, that on the surface looks like any other offer run during the past year, however there are two important highlights this festive season that are bound to catch your eye.
If high-tailing it over to Los Angeles for the Need for Speed Launch Party was a trifle inconvenient, then fear not, there is another way you can get involved.
EA (Electronic Arts) and KingSize USA are offering an advance-preview of the EA Need For Speed Hot Pursuit game launch in LA on Tuesday 16 November. The Philly based hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang will headline the event, which also features an all-night open bar.
EA’s exciting new game, Need for Speed – Hot Pursuit, received a helping hand from UK vehicle wrapping specialist, Totally Dynamic at its UK launch event this week.