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BMW 1 Series M Coupe crashed already

Jul 23, 2011

BMW and M Division have only just launched the BMW 1 Series M Coupe in some markets but one has already been crashed. This is the first crash we’ve heard of involving the new 1...

Video: 2012 (991) Porsche 911 Carrera spotted without camouflage

Jul 23, 2011

Porsche is wrapping up testing of the 991 Porsche 911 prototype and it seems the company is becoming more relaxed about covering up prototype test cars. This video recently popped up on the net showing...

Fisker Karma could get “Veyron levels of performance”

Jul 22, 2011

Makers of the upcoming Fisker Karma extended-range plug-in hybrid are developing a new multi-speed gearbox which could help electric vehicles achieve performance similar to a Bugatti Veyron. Yes, the first thing you may think of...

JOSS JP1 Albins transmission to use ZEROSHIFT technology

Jul 21, 2011

JOSS JP1 supercar developers have announced that Australian gearbox specialist, Albins Off-Road Gear, will be using ZEROSHIFT technology in the development of a new transmission for the upcoming JOSS JP1 Australian supercar. According to a...

2012 BMW M5 to feature in Forza Motorsport 4

Jul 20, 2011

Strap yourself in BMW fans and computer nerds, the 2012 BMW M5 will be featured in the upcoming XBOX game, Forza Motorsport 4. Expected to land in Oz sometime in 2012 (the real BMW M5...

Video: Pagani Huayra test drive with Horacio Pagani

Jul 20, 2011

The lucky guys at evo magazine in the UK recently got to go for an exclusive test drive in the new Pagani Huayra with none other than Mr Horacio Pagani himself. Harry Metcalfe attended a...

McLaren MP4-12C to get tweaks with improved sound

Jul 20, 2011

After a number of slightly disappointing reviews from the world’s motoring press, McLaren has announced it will make tweaks to the McLaren MP4-12C production cars this week. The main tweaks will involve giving the 3.8-litre...

Next Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 to get more power

Jul 20, 2011

Yes, the popular little hot hatch from Volkswagen is about to get more powerful. Reports have it the next, 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 will come with around 164kW of power (220hp), up from the...

Ferrari Eternita winner of 2011 Ferrari World Design Contest

Jul 20, 2011

Ferrari has announced the winners of the 2011 Ferrari World Design Contest. It was Korea’s Hongik University and its Ferrari Eternita concept, designed by three students Kim Cheong Ju, Ahn Dre and Lee Sahngseok, that...

Video: 2012 (991) Porsche 911 official teaser

Jul 20, 2011

Porsche has released an official teaser video of the upcoming, 2012 991 Porsche 911 while undergoing hot weather testing. The video has just been posted up on Porsche’s official YouTube channel. Manufacturers love providing teasers...

Video: BMW M3 GTS vs Porsche 911 GT3 RS on Fifth Gear

Jul 19, 2011

Who wouldn’t want to see a BMW M3 GTS vs Porsche 911 GT3 RS battle? Well, Tiff and his pals from Fifth Gear are up to their usual tricks as they push both these hero...

Video: 2011 Nissan GT-R tested on Top Gear track

Jul 19, 2011

The latest 2011 Nissan GT-R has just been tested by the boys at Top Gear UK and around the Top Gear test track in the show’s latest episode. The new model has had a number...