Performance News

Video: Lamborghini Gallardo twin-turbo by Underground Racing spitting flames

Jul 20, 2011

How’s this for a neat party trick? Take one Lamborghini Gallardo twin-turbo by Underground Racing, start it, wait until night time, hit the go pedal in neutral, back off and then enjoy the colourful plumes...

Gumpert Apollo crashes during Nurburgring lap record attempt

Jul 20, 2011

While attempting to set a new Nurburgring lap record, a Gumpert Apollo Speed has crashed into a barrier just after taking off. The Gumpert was being driven by Adrian Sutil, current F1 Force India Formula...

Polycarbonate plastic windows for future cars and F1?

Jul 19, 2011

Everyone remembers the late and great Ayrton Senna and his final drive. Sad it may be, but incidents like this are not exclusive to Senna. The FIA Institute has announced it is looking into developing...

Ferrari F150° Italia 1:1 scale replica steering wheel

Jul 18, 2011

Unless you’ve got more money than the Sultan of Brunei, the chances of getting behind the wheel of an F1 car any time soon are pretty slim. It’s a grim outlook but it’s just something...

Peter Brock’s FX Holden race car sells for $320,000

Jul 18, 2011

Peter Brock’s last ever Holden race car, his FX Holden, has just been sold by Shannons at the Australian International Motor Show for $320,000. This particular FX Holden race car was especially built for Peter...

Video: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 rear-drive conversion burnout

Jul 17, 2011

If you ever wanted to do a big burnout in a large SUV, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a great place to start. Here we see how a rear-wheel drive conversion can help...

2012 Audi A5 DTM R17 concept render unveiled

Jul 16, 2011

At the same time that BMW unveiled its all new BMW M3 DTM Concept Car, Audi has revealed a rendering of its new 2012 Audi A5 DTM, codenamed the R17. The Audi A5 coupe will...

2012 BMW M3 DTM Concept Car unveiled

Jul 16, 2011

BMW Motorsports has officially unveiled the new BMW M3 DTM Concept Car. This provides a glimpse of what BMW’s new race car will look like in the 2012 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) German touring car...

Video: G-Power BMW M3 SK II does 207mph (333km/h) at Nardo

Jul 16, 2011

High-end BMW tuning specialist G-Power has released a video of its latest speed record attempt in a G-Power BMW M3 SK II at Nardo. The M3 reached a whopping 333km/h (207mph). Obviously, this is not...

Video: Mick Doohan drives Holden Racing Team V8 Supercar

Jul 15, 2011

Toll Holden Racing Team driver James Courtney recently offered five-time 500cc Motorcylce World Champion Mick Doohan a drive in his HRT T2 V8 Supercar at Queensland Raceway. While it’s not the first time an Aussie...

Haynes Red Bull Racing F1 Car Workshop Manual

Jul 14, 2011

When we came across this Haynes Red Bull Racing F1 Car Manual, our first thoughts were, ‘let’s sell it to Ferrari for millions!’, then we realised the team probably already has a copy. Ever wanted...

Singer Design Porsche 911 teams with Cosworth

Jul 14, 2011

Singer Design has announced it has teamed up with Cosworth and has come up with another fantastic Porsche 911 creation. This time it has a Cosworth powerplant and the new white colour scheme is applied...

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