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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 laps Nurburgring in 7:13.90 (video)

Jul 18, 2017

Sport Auto magazine from Germany has punted the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 around the Nurburgring in a dashing lap time of 7:13.90. At this lap time, the Corvette Z06 becomes one of the quickest production...

Lexus LC F planned for 2019, to come with 450kW twin-turbo V8 – report

Jul 17, 2017

The stunning new Lexus LC only recently landed in Australia, but now talk has come around again of a high-performance ‘LC F’ variant. This would sit above the LC 500h hybrid and LC 500 and...

2018 Aston Martin Vantage spied, pushing hard at Nurburgring (video)

Jul 14, 2017

The new, 2018 Aston Martin Vantage has been spotted out on the Nurburgring, and pushing pretty hard by the looks of it. On first impressions, we thought this was the new V8 version of the...

Holden VN Commodore with LSA V8 conversion runs 9s (video)

Jul 14, 2017

What happens when you combine one of the most powerful motors ever fitted to a Holden Commodore-based production car with one of the most notoriously light bodyshells? The VN Commodore of 1988 might not be...

2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR review (video)

Jul 13, 2017

Say hello to the most powerful, most dramatic, and fastest road-going F-Type currently offered in the showroom range. It looks fast, because it is fast. Very fast. With all-wheel drive, Jaguar is billing it as...

2017 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R now on sale in UK, only 15 offered

Jul 13, 2017

More pictures have emerged of one of the last Australian-built HSV models to be sent to the United Kingdom, a Slipstream Blue VXR8 GTS-R. Just 15 examples will be sold under the Vauxhaull VXR8 GTS-R...

2018 Mercedes-AMG S 63 prototype spied, still testing on Nurburgring (video)

Jul 13, 2017

It seems Mercedes-Benz is still testing and honing the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S 63 out on the Nurburgring, with this prototype spotted just over a week ago. The prototype wears the same registration plates as a...

2017 Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic review (video)

Jul 10, 2017

If you have heaps of money you just have to buy one of these. You just do. Taking in that grand nameplate, the Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic is easily one of the greatest, most decadent,...

Tickford Ford Mustang Bathurst ’77 special edition announced

Jul 08, 2017

Newly revived Tickford, which specialises in visual and tuning upgrades for Ranger, Mustang and soon, Everest, has announced a limited edition Mustang called the Tickford Bathurst ’77 Special. This is to commemorate the 1977 victory...

2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spotted, with (loud) LT5 DOHC V8? (video)

Jul 07, 2017

Chevrolet is back at the Nurburgring testing a prototype version of the new, 2018 Corvette C7 ZR1. Is it loud? You bet. It looks like GM had to fit a makeshift set of mufflers to...

Ferrari 488 ‘GTO’ spotted, with 812 Superfast KERS prototype (video)

Jul 05, 2017

Ferrari has been spotted testing a mysterious prototype out on the Nurburgring. We know it’s wearing a 488 body, but some are predicting it to be the successor to the 458 Speciale, potentially adopting the...

BMW announces X5 M & X6 M Black Fire editions

Jul 01, 2017

BMW has revealed new special editions of the X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs, called the Black Fire edition. Firstly, there is no performance gains to be had with the special editions. Under the...

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