Performance News

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...

Endora SC-1 Corvette-based sports car re-rendered

Aug 09, 2011

German sports car tuner, Endora-Cars, has released new rendering images of the Endora SC-1, this time, without the semi-covers over the rear wheels. The Endora SC-1 is based on the Chevrolet Corvette and is dressed...

Video: AC Cobra does drift donuts inside living room

Aug 09, 2011

A man in Germany has attempted and succeeded at doing drift donuts in his living room with an AC Cobra. It’s definitely not something you see everyday, but it’s one way to keep hooning off...

Video: Pagani Zonda R sounds incredible

Aug 08, 2011

An awesome video has recently been posted up on YouTube of an owner taking delivery of his new Pagani Zonda R. The video includes the incredible soundtrack of the Zonda R as it is taken...

2011 Superlap Australia World Time Attack winner and results

Aug 07, 2011

Tarzan Yamada and the Cyber Mitsubishi Lancer EVO were crowned the winner of the 2011 Superlap World Time Attack Challenge at Eastern Creek Raceway yesterday. Tarzan managed a best time of 1:28.851 in the Pro...

Heffner Performance Audi R8 Spyder V10 Twin Turbo

Aug 04, 2011

It looks pretty nasty, because it is pretty nasty. It’s a Heffner Performance Audi R8 V10 Spyder Twin Turbo. We’ll just cut to the chase. Overall power is 725hp at all four wheels (541kW). The...

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