Although it was once a home-field battleground between Ford and Holden, the Australian V8 Supercar series is quickly becoming an international endeavor. Besides the recent additions of Mercedes-Benz and Nissan to the series, Volvo has just announced that it will enter competition in 2014 with its Polestar Racing operation running the Volvo S60. To commemorate the announcement, Volvo has also released this video showing some of the brand’s historic touring car memories and also a glimpse at the future.
How can you not like the idea of a Swedish V8 Supercar?
We are a little over a week away from the 2013 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and for Porsche fans that means we’re also one year from that brand’s much publicized return to Le Mans. As part of the Le Mans fever that is currently sweeping the motorsport world, Porsche has released the first images of its 2014 LMP contender. They have yet to release any sort of technical specs for the car, but Porsche has made it quite to clear that they aim to win in ’14. For now, we can look over the lightly disguised prototype and imagine what’s going to happen come next June.
As Porsche celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 911, it’s not terribly surprising that they would release a special version of the car to commemorate the milestone. To celebrate the occasion, Porsche has unveiled the 911 50 Years Edition – set to debut in full at the upcoming Frankfurt International Auto Show, just as the [...]
Part of the job of car companies like Pagani is not just to build mind-blowing automobiles for us to dream about, but also to continuously find ways to improve upon them. The latest product of this mindset is the finalized iteration of the Pagani Zonda Revolucion – the car that’s being called the fastest Pagani [...]
Love drifting? Ever wondered how you can step your game up a level? Fancy some tips from the pros? In fact, fancy having a whole session with two of the world’s most well-known drifters? Excited yet? You should be! Because we can now reveal our first Speedhunters workshop and it’s going to be epic. Held [...]
You know that feeling you get when you settle into the driver’s seat of a car, turn the key and feel a tuned monster growl to life beneath you? That warm glow you get? That there is #JoyOfMachine. Or when you visit a motorsport event, hear the first roar of engines in the background and [...]
Rumors of a new Toyota Supra have been circulating for some time now, and new reports are suggesting that the reborn Supra might be a result of Toyota’s collaboration with BMW. According to a story from Motor Trend, a new mid-size sports car is being developed as part of Toyota and BMW’s tech-sharing collaboration, and [...]
Porsche has been continuing with final development of its new 918 Spyder and today the company released some new photographs of the car, along with some more detailed info on its specification. Among the details shared in the press release, Porsche has emphasized the relationship between the Spyder program the feedback from the company’s 24 [...]
Over the last few months there has been plenty of buzz about Honda’s possible return to Formula 1 as an engine supplier for the McLaren team. According to various new reports, sources close from Honda in Japan say the comeback will happen for the 2015 season with the official announcement to come as early as [...]
When Lamborghini unveiled the Veneno a couple months ago, that car seemed like the ultimate symbol of what the company is capable of in terms of technology and design. Well, with the new Egoista Concept unveiled this weekend as part of the brand’s 50th anniversary celebration, Lamborghini may have outdone themselves. Lamborghini describes the car [...]
As you might know, Wörthersee is much more than just a gathering of the crazed folks from the European dub scene. The VW Audi Group itself plays a big part in the event and often uses it as the place to debut some of its most exciting new cars and concepts. Among the debuts this [...]
Ah, Spring. It’s the time of grass growing, plants blooming and baby animals being born. But let’s face it, none of us really care about that right? What Spring truly means to any petrolhead is the time to fire up the car, break out the polish, prep for the oncoming show season and hit the [...]
Today Porsche took the wraps off its highly anticipated new 911 Turbo models. It’s an announcement that Porsche fans have been anxiously waiting for since the debut of the new 991 platform nearly two years ago. Based on the specs of the new 911 Turbo, the car seems to be worth the wait. It’s a [...]
There’s no doubt a lot of you have heard about the ongoing uncertainty over the future of the Nurburgring. There have been some recent developments on the situation and unfortunately things aren’t looking good. The facility officially goes up for sale next month, and although there are rumoured to be between five and ten parties [...]
Right at this moment, the Speedhunters tag team of Larry Chen and Dino Dalle Carbonare are winging their way to the southern hemisphere for the first round of Formula Drift Asia at Calder Park in Melbourne, Australia. And so, we thought what better treat for our Antipodean followers than to offer you the chance to get your [...]