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  • Newcastle Supercars event will be postponed

    Newcastle Supercars event will be postponed

    The Newcastle event was set to open the 2022 campaign on the first weekend of March, marking its first appearance in the calendar since 2019. However it will now be pushed back to later in the year due to the wave of COVID-19 currently battering Australia’s east coast. It’s understood that concerns over crowd numbers, […] More

  • Manufacturers Keep Sponsoring Hypermilers, But Is It Relevant To Would-Be EV Adopters?

    Manufacturers Keep Sponsoring Hypermilers, But Is It Relevant To Would-Be EV Adopters?

    If, like me, you’ve ever been stuck behind the wheel of an electric car and found that a charging station is inoperable, there’s a great chance you’ve experienced range anxiety. Range anxiety is still one of the most significant barriers to entry for those drivers (aka the vast majority) brought up on five- to 10-minute […] More

  • Cadillac challenge to Acura at Daytona is “really heavy”

    Cadillac challenge to Acura at Daytona is “really heavy”

    Taylor Jr took the checkered flag after a controversial last lap of the 100-minute event, when he clashed with the JDC-Miller MotorSports Cadillac of Richard Westbrook. The victory gives Taylor’s team pole position for next weekend’s American sportscar classic – the opening round proper of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – but despite his car charging […] More

  • Taylor beats Westbrook in epic race for pole

    Taylor beats Westbrook in epic race for pole

    From pole position, Vautier’s JDC Miller MotorSports Cadillac DPi-V.R made a brilliant start as Tristan Nunez came up from the second row to claim second in the Action Express Racing Caddy – but only until the twisty infield when Renger van der Zande made several brave passes to claim second – up from sixth – […] More

  • Monte Carlo success a “dream start” to WRC’s new era for M-Sport

    Monte Carlo success a "dream start" to WRC's new era for M-Sport

    The British squad scored its first WRC win since Rally GB in 2018 as Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Isabelle Galmiche managed to hold off Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier after an intense four-day battle. It also marked a successful debut for the new Ford Puma Rally1 the team has poured its limited resources into over the last […] More

  • “Fate” decided Monte Carlo WRC battle for the ages with Loeb

    “Fate” decided Monte Carlo WRC battle for the ages with Loeb

    The eight-time world champion appeared to be on course to claim a ninth Monte Carlo win before suffering a front left puncture on the penultimate stage, which turned a 24.6s lead over Sebastien Loeb into a 9.5s deficit. Ogier produced arguably the drive of the rally to take nine seconds out of Loeb on the […] More

  • Is Too Much Onboard Car Tech Making Cars Unsafe? Safety Experts Think So

    Is Too Much Onboard Car Tech Making Cars Unsafe? Safety Experts Think So

    We’ve all done it. Been momentarily distracted looking at our phone, or our car’s radio or navigation system when we should have been looking at the road ahead, only to glance up just in time to avoid a pothole, another car, a dog or worse. Maybe some of you haven’t regained concentration in time, and […] More

  • NASCAR Hall of Fame inducts Earnhardt, Stefanik and Farmer

    NASCAR Hall of Fame inducts Earnhardt, Stefanik and Farmer

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Dale Sr. became the seventh father-son duo in the NASCAR Hall of Fame after Junior’s induction on Friday night. Dale Sr. was part of the inaugural class in 2010. Earnhardt Jr., 47, was introduced by his wife Amy. “My eyes are already watering,” he said as he accepted the honor. He then […] More

  • Thrifty Man Swaps Subaru WRX’s EJ Boxer For A Twin-Turbo Lexus V8 To Save Money

    Thrifty Man Swaps Subaru WRX’s EJ Boxer For A Twin-Turbo Lexus V8 To Save Money

    The Subaru WRX has a bit of a cult following around the world. It features a unique engine, all-wheel drive, and has an exhaust note that’s more recognizable than almost any other car. What it’s never been is a torque-rich drift missile and one guy in South Africa might have fixed that by cutting out […] More

  • Hamilton, Fangio, Moss and more

    Hamilton, Fangio, Moss and more

    That’s why, in the latest list of our ‘Top 10 drivers’ series, we’ve extended the remit beyond F1 to include all grand prix racing, which kicked off with the 1906 French GP near Le Mans. The importance of events, many of which were standalone or part of the European Championship, varied but the top ones […] More

  • Monte Carlo WRC win over Ogier “one of my best memories”

    Monte Carlo WRC win over Ogier “one of my best memories”

    The nine-time world champion came through an epic four-day head-to-head fight with eight-time champion Ogier to claim his 80th WRC win, arriving a decade after winning his last championship. Loeb, driving for M-Sport Ford in a one-event deal, was fast from the outset in the new Rally1 hybrid Puma, pushing Toyota’s Ogier hard. The 47-year-old […] More

  • Why Steiner let Haas F1 rookies “learn the hard way” in 2021

    Why Steiner let Haas F1 rookies "learn the hard way" in 2021

    Schumacher and Mazepin both graduated to F1 last year from Formula 2, joining Haas as part of an all-new line-up for the American team. Haas treated 2021 as a transition year, opting against any development of its car ahead of the campaign so it could divert all of its resources to the new regulations in […] More

  • QOTD: What’s The Worst Engine / Car Combination Ever?

    QOTD: What’s The Worst Engine / Car Combination Ever?

    Pretty much all automotive enthusiasts love a bespoke sports car or supercar. From the ground up they’re often scrutinized within an inch of their life. Engineers and designers argue about the tiniest details. The suspension, the styling, and the features are all vital factors. Of course, none of those aspects may get as much attention […] More

  • The Toyota GR GT3 Coupe Looks Suspiciously Similar To The Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept

    The Toyota GR GT3 Coupe Looks Suspiciously Similar To The Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept

    Toyota Gazoo Racing got our attention with the unveiling of the GR GT3 Coupe in the Tokyo Auto Salon last week but it also raised some eyebrows since it wasn’t based on any of the automakers’ existing production models or race cars. An article on Japanese Nostalgic Car highlighted the concept’s similarities with the 2020 Mazda […] More

  • Loeb beats Ogier to win in epic battle

    Loeb beats Ogier to win in epic battle

    The two WRC legends waged a rally-long battle for victory with the lead changing hands across four brutal days of competition as the WRC ushered in its new Rally1 hybrid era. Ultimately the rally was decided in a final stage shootout, after Loeb was handed a 9.5s lead when Toyota’s Ogier suffered a front-left puncture […] More

  • Why Adding More Gears Isn’t Always The Solution

    Why Adding More Gears Isn't Always The Solution

    Things used to be pretty simple in the good old days. Gearboxes would be either four- or five-speed manuals, or three- or four-speed autos — perhaps a five-speed auto for something fancy. Then the six-speed manuals came, making for a great statistic on the spec sheets we pored over as kids. Fast forwards to this […] More

  • Loeb reclaims lead as Ogier suffers puncture

    Loeb reclaims lead as Ogier suffers puncture

    The nine-time champion faced a 24.6s deficit heading into Stage 16 after Ogier extended his overnight 21.1s lead on Stage 15, but the M-Sport driver was handed a lifeline when drama struck his rival. Ogier picked up a front left puncture running through La Penne/Collongues 2, 19.37km stage that saw the eight-time world champion’s lead […] More

  • Fiat 500X

    Fiat 500X

    Today, we’re introducing the latest 500 series from Fiat and it is in its best form so far. The 500X was launched back in 2016 and has been getting teeny-tiny updates over the years. Now, it is more well-equipped than it was back in 2016. But should you consider it and not the other thriving […] More

  • The Top 10 Classic Cars In The UK That Far Exceeded Hagerty’s Price Guide Values In 2021

    The Top 10 Classic Cars In The UK That Far Exceeded Hagerty’s Price Guide Values In 2021

    As an insurance provider for classic cars, Hagerty is in the business of knowing how much a car should cost. Yet, every year, a few cars sell for so much that they startle even the boffins at the company, and they’ve collected 2021’s 10 biggest surprises. Sometimes, the vehicles outperform Hagerty’s estimates because they are […] More

  • An Old Volvo Is The Best Way To Spend £1000, And I’ve Proven It

    An Old Volvo Is The Best Way To Spend £1000, And I've Proven It

    The used car market is somewhat crazy at the moment, but there are still bargains to be had. Could my latest purchase be one of the best? Oakley Wheelwright is a serial shitbox buyer and the current owner of Miles, CT’s now-legendary 400,000+ mile Skoda Octavia There are innumerable ways to spend a thousand pounds. […] More

  • Flexi-wings harder to exploit in F1 2022, but could become issue

    Flexi-wings harder to exploit in F1 2022, but could become issue

    Flexing wings are a perennial topic in F1, which came up again in 2021 when two separate aero rows between Mercedes and Red Bull took centre stage. After May’s Spanish Grand Prix Mercedes was unhappy about Red Bull’s “bendy” rear wing, which led to more stringent test at the French Grand Prix, much to the […] More

  • Watch A Ford Fusion Make An Absolute Mockery Of The Ford Mustang!

    Watch A Ford Fusion Make An Absolute Mockery Of The Ford Mustang!

    Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ brought two Ford products to the drag strip for an intra-family drag race. One of them is the Mustang, and the other, the Fusion. At the onset, you would expect the Mustang to be the winner. But, as it turns out, the Fusion’s got enough oomph to beat the muscle car […] More

  • Hyundai retires unwell Solberg at WRC Monte Carlo due to fume issue

    Hyundai retires unwell Solberg at WRC Monte Carlo due to fume issue

    The Swede, who started Sunday’s action in 48th place overall, managed to complete the first stage of the final day before Hyundai confirmed it would retire the entry, with both driver and co-driver Elliott Edmondson unwell. Hyundai has been battling an exhaust fume issue on Solberg’s i20 N since Friday when he reported that the […] More

  • Tony Stewart to join FOX Sports booth for Daytona 500/Clash

    Tony Stewart to join FOX Sports booth for Daytona 500/Clash

    During the San Francisco 49ers/Green Bay Packers NFL playoff game, FOX Sports announced the addition of Stewart to the broadcast booth next month. Stewart, 50, will join Mike Joy and Clint Bowyer in the booth for inaugural running of the Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, as well as the 64th running of the Daytona […] More

  • Taylor edges Dixon in evening practice

    Taylor edges Dixon in evening practice

    The #10 Acura ARX-05 completed 38 laps, its best coming on Lap 31, resulting in a time of 1min34.592sec around the 3.56-mile Daytona road course. The car did suffer damage from an unidentified GTD runner near the start of the session, however. Still, in the final half hour, Taylor proved quick enough to shade Dixon […] More

  • The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Just Beat The Tesla Model Y In Its First Head-To-Head Test

    The Hyundai Ioniq 5 Just Beat The Tesla Model Y In Its First Head-To-Head Test

    Everyone seems to be gunning for Tesla and it’s not just high-end brands like Porsche or highly caffeinated keyboard warriors that hate Elon Musk. Now, more mainstream brands like Ford, Volkswagen, and Volvo are getting into the game. Even Hyundai, with its new EV, the Ioniq 5, is coming for Tesla, and according to Edmunds, […] More

  • Winning Indy car team-owner Granatelli dies

    Winning Indy car team-owner Granatelli dies

    Vince Granatelli Photo by: Steve Shunck Vince Granatelli of STP, Bill Dunne, Mario Andretti and March designer Robin Herd at Kyalami F1 GP in 1970. Photo by: David Phipps Vincent Joseph Granatelli, son of charismatic STP promoter Andy Granatelli, was a crew chief when STP ran the famous turbine cars, and was also involved in […] More

  • Historic 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Was Hiding In An Abandoned House For Decades

    Historic 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Was Hiding In An Abandoned House For Decades

    Classic car hunters in Georgia have tracked down and acquired a rare 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 that was left abandoned in a house for decades. Late last year, Zach Taylor came across a Facebook ad for a 1966 Ford Mustang Shelby steering wheel and upon speaking with the seller, discovered that the family had […] More

  • Average Daily Rental Car Costs Have Shot Up $35 To $81 Only In The Past Two Years

    Average Daily Rental Car Costs Have Shot Up $35 To $81 Only In The Past Two Years

    Rental car prices have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic and are expected to continue to rise throughout 2022. Data from travel company Kayak reveals that the average daily rental rate for a car in the U.S. in December 2021 was $81. That is up 31 per cent from the year prior and up even more […] More

  • First-Gen Miata Does A Not-So-Convincing BMW Z3 Impersonation

    First-Gen Miata Does A Not-So-Convincing BMW Z3 Impersonation

    Now, look. I’m not saying that no one should live their dreams and modify their car to look like a different car. I, too, harbor dreams of owning exotics that I know I’ll never be able to afford. I just think you might want to dream bigger if you’re going to be putting this much […] More

  • Land Cruiser Now Has A 4-Year Wait List

    Land Cruiser Now Has A 4-Year Wait List

    Now though, those who are waiting for the new Land Cruiser will have to wait a lot longer than one year. As a matter of fact, the waitlist for Toyota’s off-roader has grown to four times that. Toyota has officially confirmed at its Japanese website that due to sheer global demand of the new Land […] More

  • Vautier takes pole for qualifying race

    Vautier takes pole for qualifying race

    DPi Vautier lapped the 3.56-mile course in 1min34.034sec, which eclipsed van der Zande in the similar #01 Cadillac of Chip Ganassi Racing by less than 0.1sec. The Dutchman was trying to respond when he went off at Turn 5 and went into the tires. That brought out the red flag with under five minutes to […] More

  • Evans “pretty frustrated” to lose WRC Monte Carlo podium shot to mistake

    Evans “pretty frustrated” to lose WRC Monte Carlo podium shot to mistake

    The Toyota driver was well placed to pocket valuable points, sitting in third behind teammate Sebastien Ogier and M-Sport’s Sebastien Loeb, both of whom will not be contesting a full season in the WRC. After winning the day’s first stage, Evans set a blistering pace through the infamous Sisteron stage before misjudging a right-hand corner […] More

  • 2022 Manhart MHX5 700

    2022 Manhart MHX5 700

    What changes were made under the hood? The twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 has been tricked with a MHtronik auxiliary control unit and ECU remapping In its base form, the BMW X5 M Competition is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine that delivers a total of 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. For those who […] More

  • Tanak retires from Monte Carlo as Hyundai’s “tough” WRC Rally1 debut worsens

    Tanak retires from Monte Carlo as Hyundai’s “tough” WRC Rally1 debut worsens

    The Korean marque endured a day to forget as all three of its drivers struck trouble during Saturday’s five stages, leaving only two cars remaining to fight for the minor points paying positions. After starting the day in fifth, Tanak was forced to retire from the action following an eventful morning loop of stages where […] More

  • Ogier “cannot relax” in intense WRC Monte Carlo battle with Loeb

    Ogier "cannot relax" in intense WRC Monte Carlo battle with Loeb

    Ogier will take a 21.1s lead into Sunday’s final four stages after overhauling Loeb’s 9.9s advantage as the two WRC greats went head-to-head for the third consecutive day. Two stage wins from the three morning stages helped Ogier place his Toyota GR Yaris ahead Loeb’s M-Sport Ford Puma as the latter struggled to make his […] More

  • Lamborghini world champion Gomez gets Ferrari ALMS chance

    Lamborghini world champion Gomez gets Ferrari ALMS chance

    Gomez, who became the first driver from Puerto Rico to win the Am category in the Lamborghini world finals at Misano last year, graduates to endurance racing with Ferrari’s top team for the four-race series at Dubai and Abu Dhabi in February. “I couldn’t be more excited, especially as I come with a very good […] More

  • Nick Cassidy joins AF Corse for 2022 WEC GTE Am campaign

    Nick Cassidy joins AF Corse for 2022 WEC GTE Am campaign

    Cassidy will drive the #54 Ferrari 488 GTE alongside Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci, replacing ex-Formula 1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella in the team’s line-up. The announcement follows the Kiwi’s one-off DTM outing with AF Corse at the Norisring last year and opens the path for a potential Le Mans Hypercar drive with Ferrari in 2023. […] More

  • Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack

    Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack

    At the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, Brabus announced the 800 Adventure XLP – a very cool truck based on the Mercedes-AMG G63. We loved the work the tuner has done with the project, but we were shocked when we heard the price: €575,630 (or about $631,055 when it was launched). Now, Brabus came up with […] More

  • 2025 VW Tiguan: Will The Future Be Electric For VW Group’s Popular SUV?

    2025 VW Tiguan: Will The Future Be Electric For VW Group’s Popular SUV?

    This article includes speculative illustrations for the third generation of the VW Tiguan created by Jean Francois Hubert/SB-Medien for CarScoops that are neither related to nor endorsed by Volkswagen. The popularity of the C-SUV segment has made it pretty crowded with nearly all automakers offering their own proposal. Volkswagen was one of the early adopters […] More

  • Albuquerque puts WTR Acura top in disrupted FP3

    Albuquerque puts WTR Acura top in disrupted FP3

    Albuquerque lapped the 12-turn 3.56-mile course in 1min34.947sec to pull a 0.4sec margin over the fastest of the opposition. That accolade went to Michelin Endurance Championship driver Mike Conway whose Action Express Racing entry became the first Cadillac DPi-V.R to break the Acura domination at the top of the times this weekend. Meyer Shank Racing’s […] More

  • We’re Driving The 2022 Kia EV6, What Do You Want To Know About It?

    We’re Driving The 2022 Kia EV6, What Do You Want To Know About It?

    There’s no doubt that we’re excited about the Kia EV6. However, we were somewhat disheartened when the Korean automaker said that we’d had to wait until early 2022 for it to make it to U.S. shores. Now, that’s all changing and we’re about to get some seat time with the North American specification model during […] More

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