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2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 HPE650 by Hennessey (including dyno run)

Aug 18, 2011

Hennessey Performance has released details of the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 HPE650 tuning pack. And you’d be right in thinking that ‘650’ element of the title has something to do with the amount of...

Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville special breaks 200mph barrier at Speed Week

Aug 17, 2011

A specially prepared Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville special has cracked the 200mph (322km/h) barrier at the current Bonneville Speed Week meet in Utah, USA. The stock 2.0-litre engine hardware was made more useful by the...

Video: Ken Block Gymkhana FOUR – The Hollywood Megamercial

Aug 17, 2011

As promised, Ken Block’s Gymkhana FOUR; The Hollywood Megamercial video is out with more hoonage than ever. Ken Block is driving his several hundred horsepower Ford Fiesta HFHV (Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle) rally car, and...

Quimera AEGT – world’s most powerful electric production car?

Aug 16, 2011

You may not have heard of the Quimera AEGT supercar, and neither had we, but it is claiming to be the ‘most powerful electric car on Earth’ so we thought it deserved a bit of...

AC Schnitzer BMW 1 Series M Coupe preview to Frankfurt show

Aug 16, 2011

Renowned BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has unveiled a preview to an upgrade package for the new BMW 1 Series M Coupe which it plans to unveil at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, next month. It’s...

Video: Electric Chevrolet Camaro does 10.08sec quarter-mile run

Aug 16, 2011

A completely electric 1981 Chevrolet Camaro has just ripped down a quarter mile in just 10.08 seconds at 127mph (204.5km/h). Team Haiyin EV Racing and the electric Camaro just missed out on the electric car...

Video: Ferrari 458 with extreme Novitec Rosso exhaust system

Aug 14, 2011

German tuning specialist Novitec Rosso has just released a video showcasing its most extreme Novitec Rosso exhaust system for the Ferrari 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 Italia already comes standard with a superb-sounding 4.5-litre V8...

Shelby Mustang G.T.350CR by Classic Recreations

Aug 14, 2011

Classic Recreations in the US has released details about its latest Ford Shelby Mustang package, the Shelby Mustang G.T.350CR. Based on an original Ford Mustang Fastback from 1965-1966, Classic Recreations provides a full restoration in...

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 7o7 Edition by Wheelsandmore

Aug 12, 2011

Exotic car tuner Wheelsandmore has released a new tuning pack called the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 7o7 Edition. It includes a significant jump up in horserpower, uprated suspension and various exterior and interior trimming revisions over...

Video: Ken Block’s Gymkhana FOUR Ford Fiesta anti-lag teaser

Aug 12, 2011

Ken Block and the Monster Energy Rally team are readying the new Ford Fiesta HFHV (Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle) for the upcoming Gymkhana FOUR rally video, and have released an early teaser that shows the...

Jeff Denmeade to race at 2012 Pikes Peak with Australian made Skelta G-Force

Aug 11, 2011

Australian race driver Jeff Denmeade has his sights set on the 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb and will tackle the 19.99km Race to the Clouds next year in an Australia-made Skelta G-Force. The Skelta G-Force...

Video: David Higgins’ record-breaking Mt. Washington hill climb

Aug 10, 2011

A high-definition video of David Higgins breaking the record at the Mt. Washington hill climb earlier this year has just been posted up onto YouTube. Higgins broke the record in a Subaru Impreza WRX from...

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