V8

McLaren P12 F1 successor to feature 597kW V8 – report

Jan 19, 2012

The McLaren F1 successor (named the McLaren P12 in the industry) will apparently feature a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8. Even though the current, lower-spec MP4-12C offers the same layout, the P12 is set to be a...

Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI V8 in Australia mid-2012

Jan 18, 2012

Audi Australia is introducing the Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI V8. This is the drop-top version of the R8 which was, up until now, only available with the 5.2 FSI V10. Audi says the new...

For Sale: Holden Torana SL/R 5000 and Ford XT Falcon GT

Jan 18, 2012

A collection of rare Australian classics will go up for auction next month, including a 1976 Holden LX Torana SL/R 5000, and a 1968 Ford XT Falcon GT. The classics will go under the hammer...

Ford Mustang RTR-C with carbon fibre everything, including wheels

Jan 18, 2012

Yesterday we showed you a mean Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 tune. From the blue corner we found this Autosport Dynamics Ford Mustang RTR-C, featuring new HRE carbon fibre wheels, and a full carbon fibre body conversion....

2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe – Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG rival on the way

Jan 18, 2012

BMW is planning a 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe to rival the Mercedes-Benz CLS 65 AMG. Spy photographers from around the world have caught prototypes out on the streets testing. (rendered speculation only, by 6post.com)...

TIKT Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Tripple X kit with 566kW

Jan 17, 2012

TIKT – a machining specialist in Germany – has come up with a tuning kit for the Corvette ZR1. It’s called the TIKT Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Tripple X, and it produces 758hp (588kW). In standard...

Maserati GranCabrio Sport now available in Australia

Jan 17, 2012

Maserati has announced the new Maserati GranCabrio Sport; the fastest, most powerful convertible Maserati on sale. The stunning drop-top is available now from $338,000. The Maserati GranCabrio Sport is a step up from the base...

Video: Insane AC Cobra crash at 130mph (209km/h) at Willow Springs

Jan 17, 2012

The man behind this replica AC Cobra crash, which occurred at 209km/h (130mph), is extremely lucky to be alive after losing control on the main straight at Willow Springs race track in the US. Talk...

2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition to go up for auction

Jan 13, 2012

Chevrolet has unveiled a new 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition and 60th Anniversary Package to pay tribute to the classic icon. The 427 will go up for auction at the Barrett Jackson event...

Summernats 25 one of the biggest ever, not without incident though

Jan 12, 2012

At last weekend’s Summernats 25, just over 90,000 car enthusiasts flocked to Canberra’s Exhibition Park to check out some of the finest street machines Australia has to offer, with beers, boobs and burnouts aplenty. There...

Falcon F7 Chev LS7-powered supercar unveiled at Detroit show

Jan 12, 2012

An all-new supercar going by the name of the Falcon F7 has been unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Falcon comes with a low-profile supercar body and tuned Chevrolet...

Shelby Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition unveiled at Detroit show

Jan 11, 2012

American muscle car tuner and manufacturer of Ford Mustang special editions Shelby is celebrating its 50th anniversary. What better way to commemorate the milestone than with the announcement of the Shelby Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition....