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Subaru BRZ Details

November 17, 2011 at 5:51 pm

The wraps finally come off the Subaru BRZ as the car makes it debut at the Los Angeles Autoshow. And we have the first details of the car here. Based on an all-new rear-wheel drive (RWD) compact sports car developed from an ongoing joint-project between Subaru and Toyota Motor Corporation, the car utilizes a new boxer 2.0 liter engine that helps it achieve the lowest center of gravity. If you are wondering that’s the point of that, it will result in great handling, given the compact size of the car. Looks-wise, the car comes with a hexagonal lower front grille, hawk eye headlights and fin-shaped fog lamps make the front face instantly recognizable as Subaru. The STI-made lower front spoiler [...]

Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype

November 17, 2011 at 5:41 pm

The mighty Corvette gets a new body for its latest assignment, which is to compete in GRAND-AM Road Racing Series. The car made its debut yesterday during the GRAND-AM test at Daytona International Speedway. Chevrolet has not released any technical details, but they’ve revealed the four teams that will be using this car net season, including No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing; No. 10 SunTrust Racing; No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing, and the Nos. 5 and 9 Action Express Racing teams. The design of this race car incorporates iconic Corvette styling cues and will be immediately recognized by sports car enthusiasts and fans of GRAND-AM Road Racing. Corvette has a storied history of racing-related feats in Daytona. Zora Arkus-Duntov – [...]

SSC Tuatara Interior Features

November 11, 2011 at 7:09 pm

SSC finally revealed the interior design of their magnificent Tuatara supercar, letting us into an amazingly futuristic cabin with space-age features and technology. The main gauge cluster area is a glass screen that is lit up by Pico projectors behind, and is similar to a HUD (Heads Up Display). On the driver’s side, 2 smaller HUD displays, are located on each side of the steering column; their design inspired by the Tuatara’s rear winglets. On the right, the HUD displays the current gear of the car, and is flanked by a shift indicator light tree that provides the driver with valuable shift timing information. The left HUD displays any vital information the driver chooses. These settings are available through a [...]

2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

November 4, 2011 at 8:27 pm

Porsche GT3 RSR is widely regarded as the best turkey race car in the world. So the fans are going to be cuffed when they realize about the updated Porsche has done to the 2012 version. Based on the 997 series 911, the new RSR is powered by a particularly efficient six-cylinder boxer engine with a four-litre capacity. With a mandatory air-restrictor, it generates 460 hp (338 kW) and drives the 310 millimetre wide rear wheels. The diameter of the front wheels has increased by 30 mm to now measure 680 millimetres. The Porsche sequential six-speed gearbox is operated via paddle shifts on the steering wheel. The nose and rear panels are adapted to the flared front and rear wheel [...]

Nissan 370Z NISMO RC

October 27, 2011 at 8:43 am

For those Nissan fans who like a bot of track action but can’t afford the GTR, Nismo launched the Nissan 370Z NISMO RC. The track-ready Nissan 370Z NISMO RC is based on the street legal Z-car, but is significantly lighter and fitted with a FIA-compliant roll cage, fire extinguisher, racing seat and numerous NISMO performance upgrades. It complies with International FIA GT4 and World Challenge GTS class specifications. With some modifications, the Nissan 370Z NISMO RC can also compete in the Grand Am Continental Tire Challenge GS class. As for the features, the car comes with NISMO race exhaust, NISMO tuned ECM, high capacity NISMO clutch, flywheel, engine oil, transmission and differential coolers and a Recaro racing seat with 6-point [...]