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Novitec Rosso Ferrari 458 Spider adds bodykit and power boost

May 04, 2012

Renowned Ferrari tuner Novitec Rosso has released details on its latest Ferrari 458 Spider performance upgrade kit. It features a number of lightweight exterior revisions, and some mechanical tweaks to boost power. The Novitec Rosso...

Arrinera supercar with 478kW supercharged V8

May 03, 2012

An all-new supercar is set to hit town, coming from Polish company Arrinera Automotive. The Arrinera supercar features a cracking 478kW supercharged mid-mounted V8, so the specs definitely read like a supercar. Stepping into the supercar...

Mercedes-Benz C 63 drifts Laguna Seca for 2 million Facebook Likes

May 02, 2012

Yet another car company is celebrating a milestone on Facebook. This time Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance division is celebrating two million Likes. And what better way to mark the occasion by drifting the Corkscrew at Laguna...

2013 Ford Mustang GT500 makes 662hp (494kW), not 650

Apr 27, 2012

Ford SVT has revealed the 2013 Ford Mustang GT500 doesn’t produce 650hp (485kW), but in fact 662hp (494kW). This makes it significantly more powerful than the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 rival. Jamal Hameedi, Ford SVT’s chief...

Eterniti Artemis pre-production model revealed at Beijing show

Apr 23, 2012

England-based vehicle company Eterniti Motors has revealed a pre-production version of the Eterniti Artemis ‘super-SUV’, based on the Porsche Cayenne. It looks a little bit like a bodykit upgrade for the Cayenne, with restyled front...

V8 Supercars returns to Eastern Creek Raceway in 2012

Apr 22, 2012

The Australian Racing Drivers’ Club (ARDC) has today announced the V8 Supercars series will return to Eastern Creek Raceway. The rebuilt Sydney circuit will host round nine of the 2012 Championship in late August. The...

TopCar Porsche Panamera Stingray GTR revealed at 2012 Top Marques

Apr 19, 2012

Russian tuner TopCar has unveiled the new TopCar Porsche Panamera Stingray GTR at the 2012 Top Marques show in Monaco. The car showcases TopCar’s latest exterior and mechanical upgrades for the Porsche sedan. The Porsche...

McLaren MP4-12C shooting brake on the horizon – report

Apr 19, 2012

McLaren is apparently developing a shooting brake version of its latest supercar. Yes, a McLaren MP4-12C shooting brake, designed to take on the Ferrari FF. It all sounds a bit far-fetched; essentially, a McLaren wagon....

2012 BMW M5 Ring-Taxi hits the Nurburgring

Apr 13, 2012

BMW M has officially introduced the new 2012 BMW M5 Ring-Taxi. The taxi is used to take passengers for exhilarating rides around the treacherous 20.8km Nurburgring in Germany. The previous M5 V10 was used up...

Manhart Racing MH5 S-Biturbo 2012 BMW M5 tuning kit with up to 541kW

Apr 13, 2012

Yes, as you might have anticipated, more and more tuning programs are being developed for the new 2012 BMW M5. One of the latest, called the Manhart Racing MH5 S-Biturbo, is set to offer up...

Saleen S5S Raptor could be headed for production

Apr 11, 2012

Production of a Saleen S5S Raptor was put on hold a few years ago, after a long court dispute over the rights of the Saleen name restricted proceedings. Steve Saleen has just reacquired the rights...

Ford Racing 2013 Ford Mustang project car with 466kW

Apr 10, 2012

As a way of marketing Ford Racing performance parts and accessories for the new 2013 Ford Mustang, Ford Racing has developed a project car showcasing parts available from the catalogue. Featuring various engine tuning components,...