Car News

Dodge Viper ACR sets new Nurburgring lap record: 7:12.13

Sep 15, 2011

Even though the Dodge Viper ACR was introduced in 2008, a production-spec example has just posted a Nurburgring lap record time of 7:12.13. Official video confirmation of the lap, which took place on Tuesday, is...

2012 Ford Falcon FG MkII with four-cylinder EcoBoost engine on sale next year

Sep 15, 2011

Ford has just released details of the new 2012 Ford Falcon FG MkII range which will come with the option of the world’s first rear-drive EcoBoost engine. Ford has also released details and revisions made...

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 15, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled a more masculine version of the new Volkswagen Beetle in the form of this Volkswagen Beetle R Concept. As the name suggests, the concept takes on Volkswagen’s ‘R’ theme, featuring a number...

Rimac One Concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Croatian electric car tuner and designer Rimac Automobili has finally unveiled the Rimac One Concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. After an early Rimac One Concept teaser shot, and then a Rimac One...

Lotus Exige S with 3.5 supercharged V6 unvieled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

The new 2012 Lotus Exige S has been unveiled at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. It’s wider (by 50.8mm), longer (by 254mm) and more powerful than the predecessor, and it’s being labelled...

BMW 1 Series M Coupe stripe package joins M Performance Accessories

Sep 14, 2011

Attention BMW 1 Series M Coupe customers, are you thinking your newly purchased 3.0-litre twin-turbo, 250kW beast looks a little tame? Well, how about an M stripe package? The idea for the BMW 1 M...

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento production of 20 announced by CEO

Sep 14, 2011

Lamborghini has confirmed at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany that it will be putting 20 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento supercars into production. The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is pretty much the most epic modern-day...

Top Gear Australia axed again

Sep 14, 2011

Top Gear Australia fans will be sad to hear that just three episodes into the latest season, Channel Nine has decided to axe the program indefinitely due to falling ratings. Ratings in the past have...

Lotus Evora GTE unveiled at Frankfurt – most powerful Lotus ever

Sep 14, 2011

Lotus is normally only ever associated with very lightweight sports cars, but the company has just unveiled the new Lotus Evora GTE at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. This is the company’s most powerful...

Maserati Kubang SUV concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Maserati has unveiled the new Maserati Kubang SUV concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. Although the styling is very sleek and well-suited to the Maserati brand, the name, Kubang, on the other hand, almost...

Subaru BRZ drivetrain unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Subaru has released more details of the rear-wheel drive Subaru BRZ at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The BRZ is described by Subaru as a “pure handling delight”, and other than the upcoming sister...

Ford Fiesta ST Concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Ford has revealed the new Ford Fiesta ST Concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, not even a month after releasing images of the 2012 Ford Focus ST. Not since the Ford Fiesta XR4...

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