Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 – New Dakar Cahllenger

August 22, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Volkswagen Touareg has won the Rally Dakar for the last two years, so it’s been given a complete update in order to be in shape for next year’s competition. Here’s the new Race Touareg 3 which apart form all technical improvements also look different than the old car. It comes with new LED lights, a new grille, window line, rear clamshell and wheels. The car’s carbon fiber bodyshell has also been revised and the car’s cooling system is enhanced accordingly. It also get specially developed BF Goodrich 235/85 R16 tyres. The car is still powered by the same twin-turbocharged 2.5-litre TDI engine which has 300 PS and 442 lbs ft of torque, but it’s been optimised to cope with the [...]

Lotus Exos T125

August 10, 2010 at 10:17 am

This car you see here might look like a F1 car but it’s not one. It also has specs very close to a Formula 1 car, but in fact it is the ultimate track car made by Lotus! The Lotus Exos T125 is inspired by F1 cars and will give the ultimate experience of driving the ultimate racing car in the world. Mind you, for the privilege of driving it you got to have at least one million euros to spare. If you do have that money we advise you to get the car, because it weighs just 650 kg and is powered by a Cosworth GPV8 developing 650 hp (deliberately limited) and features very advanced carbon suspension and braking. [...]

Auto Union Silver Arrows At Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

April 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm

Reminiscing about the good ol’ days, Audi is going to bring back two Auto Union Silver Arrows back on track for Grand Prix de Monaco Historique on May 1 and 2. The legendary Type C and Type D Auto Unions will be driven through the glamorous streets of the principality by ex F1 champ Jacky Ickx and Hans-Joachim Stuck. These magnificent 16-cylinder mid-engined racing car designed by Ferdinand Porsche are some of the most iconic vehicles in the history of motor racing. So if you can be there for the event, don’t miss it! Hans-Joachim Stuck explains how much this guest appearance means to him: “It will be a very emotional moment for me when I sit in the car [...]

Volvo C30 Polestar Details

April 21, 2010 at 7:21 pm

For years Volvo has relied on the expertise of Polestar Performance for all of their racing careers, and it’s paid off. Now though they are extending this relationship into making cars. Polestar has been working on a very hot and sporty C30 hatchback and as it gets ready to be launch they release further details of it. This car is powered by a 2.5L Turbo with larger intercooler and KKK 26 turbo and modified pistons, conrods and inlet camshaft. It delivers 405 hp and 510 Nm of torque. It also features Quaife mechanical differential brake front and rear and Haldex AWD plus Ohlins shock absorbers and springs and better steering system. So the handling of the car is also assured. [...]

Special Edition Lexus LF-A

March 17, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Lexus LF-A has spent a lot of time on the Nurburgring circuit as a test mule and as a prototype racer. But this year it’ll come to the ‘Ring 24 hours race in its full glory showing off its high-tech features and amazing design. This special Lexus LF-A comes with a revised body which has been modified for better aerodynamics. It comes with bigger air intakes in front and rear, a racing diffuser, a fixed rear wing and racing wheels and tires. The powertrain however remains the same as the 5.5 liter 552 hp V10 you get in the road-going version. Lexus likes to emphasize this engine’s build quality by entering the standard engine into the race. This car is [...]