With so much new content surfacing online every minute of the day, sometimes you can miss out on pure gold. So we’ve put together this quick selection of bits and pieces that piqued our interest in recent weeks. Enjoy!
Audi R8 E-Tron testing at Nurburgring
The sound still isn’t exactly going to stir your emotions, but this quick video of Audi’s new-gen E-tron-fitted R8 testing at the ‘Ring is interesting none the less. 450kms on a single charge, 1840kg, a 170kW/460Nm motor powering each rear wheel and a 0-100km/h time of 3.8 seconds – they’re some decent specs. Tesla’s P85D is still quicker though…
Mad Mike gets rowdy at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed
We all know Mad Mike Whiddett and what he and his Mazdas are capable of, so lets dispense with the formalities, sit back and watch all hell break loose up the hill at the recent Goodwood Festival Of Speed from his perspective.
Immerse yourself in this stylish Bond-influenced film that captures the joy of beating the pants off a classic 1968 Mini Cooper S MkII – an exact replica of the Monte Carlo-winning Henry Liddon car – on French snow-covered, mid-winter mountain roads.
Fresh Patina was shot at this year’s Concours D’Elegance at Amelia Island, Florida back in March. Film maker Justin Lapriore always does a great job of capturing the sounds of cars, and the pure, raw growls of these beautiful classic racers deserves 100 per cent volume.
Jeff Zwart’s scary-fast run at Pikes Peak
Film maker Will Roegge always seems to get his cameras into the best places, and this video depicting veteran Porsche racer Jeff Zwart’s run up Pikes Peak last weekend is a great example of that. In this particular run, Jeff takes his absolute monster of a turbocharged GT3 Cup car up the hill to take the Time Attack class win – just listen to that turbo spool!