Mercedes AMG has released an audio recording of the 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 unit which will power Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in next year’s…
You may currently choose from ‘seven’ Lamborghini Gallardos starting with the entry level LP 550-2. But if that isn’t special enough there’s the LP…
May 2007 and the Audi R8 was a month away from its UK launch. I sneaked a peak of the first right-hand drive UK car and signed an order within the hour. Then the doubts started to set in.
When the starting flag is lowered for the 40th running of the Nürburgring 24H next weekend, seven Audi R8 LMS ultra’s run by five teams will start their campaign to win Germany’s toughest endurance race.
We’ve been in touch with Victor Fuster, Comms and Marketing Manager for GTA Spano, since early 2009, and despite dozens of email exchanges there’s not been much in the way of *new* News coming out of the Spanish supercar maker.
Ever get the feeling Audi really enjoy poking fun at BMW? You’ll remember back in 2008 when BMW launched their Expression of JOY campaign to mark the arrival of the new Z4, then followed this with ‘The Story Of JOY’ covering the rest of its range and now ‘JOY is BMW’ which encompasses BMW innovations.
The following interview with Jürgen Poggel, Head of Engine Development, BMW M GmbH is re-published from m-power.com.
Q: Mr Poggel, what were the greatest challenges in developing the V8 engine for the new BMW M5?
It’s launch time for BMW’s new M5, a car which delivers the oddly juxtaposed characteristics of more performance with more efficiency, and amidst the vault of images is this one which illustrates the F10 M5’s horsepower advantage (552 bhp) over its E60 predecessor (500 bhp).
Spanish sports car and racing specialist, GTA Spano, has been pounding around the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in nearby Valencia developing future models to succeed its popular 769 bhp V10 GTA Spano. Spanish sports car and racing specialist, GTA Spano, has been pounding around the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in nearby Valencia developing future models to succeed its popular 769 bhp V10 GTA Spano.
Welcome to the first in a series of German car specials of ROAD. Whether it’s their Teutonic efficiency, phenomenal reliability or sheer engineering superiority over most marques, German cars stand out from the masses.
Have Mercedes-AMG transformed their E 63 AMG into another eco-success story? In your dreams!
Have we reached the end of the road for performance cars, or are we just at the beginning?