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  • Ferrari Purosangue SUV: Here’s What We Know And What It’s Got To Beat

    More than 20 years after Porsche’s Cayenne revolutionized the high-rise high performance four-door market, Ferrari is finally getting ready to reveal its first SUV. Ferrari ignored the SUV boom for years, claiming the concept didn’t match the company’s brand values, and still managed to build a hugely profitable business. But now every big luxury and […] More

  • Nannini takes maiden win after battling Fittipaldi

    Hungary F3: Nannini takes maiden win after battling Fittipaldi

    The HWA Racelab driver passed third-placed Roman Stanek (Hitech Grand Prix) off the line to move into second before finally making it past Fittipaldi (Charouz Racing System) on lap four, with the two almost making contact. ART Grand Prix’s Alexander Smolyar finished in fourth, with Dennis Hauger, who leads the championship standings for Prema Racing, […] More

  • QOTD: What’s The Coolest Gauge Pack Of All Time?

    A car’s instrument setup is as core to its character as a great engine. And you’ll spend far more timing looking at the gauge pack than those fancy wheels or that expensive carbon fiber exterior trim you optioned. But what car has the best gauge cluster? Take a look at this list of 15 of […] More

  • Sainz “calm” after discovering wind gust caused qualifying crash

    Sainz "calm" after discovering wind gust caused qualifying crash

    Sainz lost control of his car at the final corner, hitting the barrier with the left-hand side of the car with a 22G impact. Nevertheless, he tried to get going, but his front wing became dislodged under the front wheels. He was unable to find reverse and back away and drive around the broken wing, […] More

  • Chadwick dominates to take second win

    Hungary W Series: Chadwick dominates to take second win

    The reigning champion led every session across the weekend to take victory, her second of the season, for Veloce Racing. She also took the bonus points for fastest lap, setting a 1m43.611s, while her times remained consistent throughout the race. Her win puts her back to the top of the championship standings, with Powell, driving […] More

  • Toyota Officially Confirms It’s Limiting Land Cruiser Resale To Prioritize Fans And Prevent Unauthorized Use

    Toyota has confirmed that Japanese Land Cruiser customers were asked to sign an agreement pertaining to their new purchase. They have also established a two-fold reasoning for their attempts to limit resale. Responding to CarScoops, Toyota Motor Corporation said that the document was down to the popularity of the Land Cruiser in Japan: “Since we […] More

  • No major issue with Hamilton “gamesmanship” in Q3

    Red Bull: No major issue with Hamilton "gamesmanship" in Q3

    Mercedes driver Hamilton took provisional pole with his first run in the final stage of qualifying at the Hungaroring, sitting over half a second clear of title rival Max Verstappen in third. Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas ran ahead of Red Bull duo Verstappen and Sergio Perez as they came to start their final laps, […] More

  • Soft tyre switch prompted by lack of F1 pace

    Verstappen: Soft tyre switch prompted by lack of F1 pace

    The Red Bull driver had shadowed rival Mercedes’ strategy in doing his first Q2 run on the medium compound, with F1’s rules dictating drivers must start the race on the compound they do their fastest lap on in that segment. Although he switched to the soft for his final run, it is a common practice […] More

  • Can The VW Golf GTI Clubsport 45 Take The Crown From The Honda Civic Type R?

    The current-generation FK8 Honda Civic Type R has established itself as the finest front-wheel drive hot hatch of them all but with the Golf GTI Clubsport 45, VW thinks it has cooked up a proper rival to the Japanese model. To see if the Golf GTI Clubsport 45 can compete with the Civic Type R, […] More

  • Penalty denies Colombo maiden F3 win, Iwasa inherits victory

    Penalty denies Colombo maiden F3 win, Iwasa inherits victory

    The Formula Renault Eurocup graduate was found to have driven more than ten car lengths behind the safety car – brought out following a mechanical failure for poleman Jonny Edgar – prior to the Aston Martin turning its lights out for the restart. Colombo held his lead all the way to the flag, winning on […] More

  • 2023 BMW X8 Rendering, Audi Upset With Influencer’s Social Service, And Camaro Could Become An Electric Sedan: Your Weekly Brief

    2023 BMW X8 Rendering, Audi Upset With Influencer's Social Service, And Camaro Could Become An Electric Sedan: Your Weekly Brief

    Good morning and welcome to our weekly digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Paper License Plates Coming To Washington After Metal Plate Shortage The pandemic has caused disruption to supply chains across the globe. And while the tech and automotive arenas have been severely impacted, we hadn’t quite bet on anyone […] More

  • Mecum’s Auctioning Off A Brand New Ford Bronco Outer Banks Edition

    The new Ford Bronco is a quite popular model. High demand and delays in production have resulted in some auctioning off their SUV at a premium in order to make a quick buck. One such model is an Outer Banks Edition, which is going under the hammer at Mecum’s Orlando auction on Saturday, July 31. […] More

  • Williams F1 boss Capito would ‘wish’ Russell gets Mercedes seat

    Williams F1 boss Capito would ‘wish’ Russell gets Mercedes seat

    Russell has raced with Williams since the start of the 2019 season, leading its efforts despite failing to score any points with the team. As part of Mercedes’ young driver programme since 2017, Russell has been supported by the German team throughout his time in F1, and has been linked with a move to its […] More

  • Hamilton outpaces Verstappen by 0.088s in FP3

    Hungarian GP: Hamilton outpaces Verstappen by 0.088s in FP3

    Although the majority of the field spent the first third of the session in their garages, the Haas pair headed out immediately – with Nikita Mazepin on the mediums and Mick Schumacher on the softs, a split that was replicated across the few cars that soon joined them. Mazepin established the first place benchmark at […] More

  • Tesla-Made Megapack Battery Site In Australia Catches Fire, Toxic Fumes A Big Concern

    A fire broke out on Friday morning at Tesla’s megapack battery site in Australia and fire crews worked to contain the toxic blaze that burned through the night. The fire started at the Victorian Big Battery site near Geelong, Australia when a 13-tonne lithium battery was engulfed in flames, which then spread to an adjacent […] More

  • Why the F1 tension between Mercedes and Red Bull won’t ease off

    Why the F1 tension between Mercedes and Red Bull won’t ease off

    Certainly on Thursday in Hungary the respective bosses of Red Bull Racing and Mercedes suggested that they want to put that particular event behind them after the FIA stewards decided not to take the matter further. “It wasn’t the response that we were hoping for but we accept it and now we close the chapter […] More

  • Diesel Not Dead Yet As Toyota Is Reportedly Developing A Hybrid

    Diesel Not Dead Yet As Toyota Is Reportedly Developing A Hybrid

    The world is moving fast towards the electric era and automakers gradually abandon the development of internal combustion engines in favor of fully electric powertrains. However, it seems that diesel engines used in trucks and commercial vehicles are not dead yet – at least according to a report from BestCarWeb. Toyota is allegedly starting the development […] More

  • How Verstappen’s sim rig brake set-up helped prepare him for F1 return

    How Verstappen

    The Dutchman spent time after the British GP recovering from the battering he took from his 51G impact with the barriers after the opening lap crash with Lewis Hamilton. While feeling in much better shape a few days after the accident, Verstappen still could not be sure how he would shape up when thrust back […] More

  • Colombo wins after Edgar mechanical failure

    F3 Hungary: Colombo wins after Edgar mechanical failure

    The Campos Racing driver took the lead on lap eight just as Edgar suffered a race-ending mechanical issue exiting Turn 1, tumbling down the timing order and prompting a yellow flag in sector one. Ayuma Iwasa (Hitech Grand Prix) finished in second, his best finish in the series so far, while Prema Racing’s Olli Caldwell […] More

  • Sainz forced to take third Ferrari power unit for Hungarian GP

    Sainz forced to take third Ferrari power unit for Hungarian GP

    Following Friday practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s checks in the evening exposed some parameters that the team was not happy with. The decision was taken for the power unit to be taken out, so it could be shipped back to Ferrari’s Maranello headquarters for further analysis. The team has elected to fit a […] More

  • Three-Door Conversion Of Five-Door Suzuki Swift Sport Doesn’t Make Any Sense

    The internet is full of weird things, and every once in a while we come across something that seems really off. This is the case with a set of pictures showing a three-door conversion of a five-door Suzuki Swift, when there was a three-door variant available right from the factory! For those who are not […] More

  • The story behind F1’s most iconic refuelling picture

    The story behind F1

    What should have been a normal pitstop for Benetton driver Jos Verstappen turned into near disaster when petrol sprayed out of the refuelling hose and was ignited on a still hot car. Captured live on television at the time, the drama of the moment has been further sealed by what is now a world-famous photograph […] More

  • AlphaTauri F1 car felt ‘really nervous’ before FP1 crash

    Tsunoda: AlphaTauri F1 car felt ‘really nervous’ before FP1 crash

    The Japanese rookie spun out and crashed at the high-speed left-hander at Turn 4 with 15 minutes remaining in FP1, hitting the barrier with the rear of his AlphaTauri car. While Tsunoda was able to walk away from the crash, the rear of his car was left with significant damage that meant his crew was […] More

  • This Custom VW Polo Is Both A Targa And A Convertible – And It’s For Sale

    This Custom VW Polo Is Both A Targa And A Convertible - And It's For Sale

    In the history of automobiles, there have been a lot of convertibles and a number of Targas, but I can’t think of many cars that were both, like this 1993 Volkswagen Polo Treser GT. The car was conceived by Walter Treser, who is better known for his work with Audi. Leading the development of special […] More

  • A Michael Schumacher Documentary Is Coming To Netflix

    A Michael Schumacher Documentary Is Coming To Netflix

    The documentary, simply called Schumacher, is fully supported by his family, who provide contributions to it Netflix is launching a new documentary about Michael Schumacher. It’ll be available for Netflix subscribers in the UK and Ireland from 15 September, and features contributions from his family and former rivals. Simply called ‘Schumacher’, it’ll cover his illustrious […] More

  • O’Ward tops 10-car IndyCar test at Portland

    O’Ward tops 10-car IndyCar test at Portland

    O’Ward is currently 39 points behind Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Alex Palou and 17 ahead of CGR’s six-time champion Scott Dixon, shaded both them in today’s test. The 21-year-old Mexican lapped the 1.967-mile course in 59.360sec on his 39th of 57 laps, 0.102sec ahead of Dixon who was in turn just a couple of hundredths up […] More

  • R8 Vs. RS E-Tron GT Drag Race Shows Us Which Audi Is The Quickest

    The Audi R8 and RS E-Tron GT are both high performance cars, but one is a mid-engine V10 supercar, while the other is an electric sports sedan. Regardless of their differences, both are cars designed for speed, so that begs the question: which one is quicker? That’s what Carwow attempts to find out in their […] More

  • Netflix Buys Global Rights To Michael Schumacher Documentary, Will Premiere In September

    Netflix Buys Global Rights To Michael Schumacher Documentary, Will Premiere In September

    Netflix has bought the global rights to “Schumacher,” a feature documentary that tracks the life and career of famed Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher. The film will feature interviews with Schumacher’s family, namely his wife Corinna, his children Mick and Gina, and his brother Ralf, per Formula1.com. It will also feature interviews with several individuals […] More

  • The Sad Story Of Uwe Gemballa Explains Why There Are Now Two Companies With His Name

    Marc Philip Gemballa GmbH recently unveiled the Marsien, a high-power off-roading 911. It’s been getting a lot of attention recently, but if you’re wondering why every story about the car features a small aside about how the company isn’t associated with Gemballa, the tuning company, here’s why. Donut Media has done a rundown of the […] More

  • Make The Porsche 911 Carrera Sound Even Better With This Inconcel Exhaust

    Powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine, the 992-generation Porsche 911 Carrera doesn’t have quite the same aural allure as older, naturally aspirated models. Kline Innovation aims to rectify this. While you may not have heard of Klein Innovation before, they have a wealth of experience developing exhaust systems for different performance cars. With the […] More

  • Toyota Will Keep Upgrading The Immortal Land Cruiser 70 Series

    While the brand-new Land Cruiser 300 is making headlines right now, we shouldn’t forget that another model bearing the same name keeps making Toyota proud. We are talking about the Land Cruiser 70 Series which was first launched back in 1984 but is still available in Australia and in the Middle East. What is interesting, […] More

  • BMW M5 CS Races Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye In Battle Of The Sedan Titans

    BMW M5 CS Races Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye In Battle Of The Sedan Titans

    We doubt there are many people cross-shopping between a Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye and a BMW M5 CS, but as these are two of the most potent super sedans on the market, Throttle House decided to pit them against each other for a series of performance tests. If you were to simply look at the […] More

  • Toyota Created A Funky Baseball-Themed EV For The Olympics

    Toyota had big plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but the games were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic and things have been decidedly muted now that they’re finally taking place. While the company was originally slated to roll out a fleet of approximately 3,700 vehicles for the Olympics, we really haven’t heard much about […] More

  • White House Wants U.S. Automakers To Commit To Making 40% Of Their Lineup Electric By 2030

    The Biden administration is asking automakers to voluntarily pledge to making 40 percent of their new vehicle lineups fully electric by 2030. This is part of a push to make the transportation industry more sustainable. According to Reuters, although some reports have suggested that the number will be as high as 50 percent, a United […] More

  • Counterfeit Car Parts Are Often More Profitable Than Drugs And Business Is Booming

    A number of automakers are facing chip and part shortages, but the market for counterfeit components is booming. According to Daimler’s head of Legal Product Intellectual Property, Florian Adt, over 1.7 million counterfeit products were confiscated in 2020 and the company supported or initiated more than 550 raids. That’s a slight increase from 2019, which […] More

  • Ferrari, McLaren, Lotus, Williams F1 cars in Petersen Museum

    Ferrari, McLaren, Lotus, Williams F1 cars in new Petersen exhibit

    The cars have been loaned by Juan Gonzalez, chairman of the board of Mission Foods, one of Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar team’s sponsors, who was primary on Juan Pablo Montoya’s Indy 500 entry this year. The exhibit will “offer opportunities to educate visitors about extreme vehicle aerodynamics, unusual materials such as soft racing tire rubber […] More

  • SEC’s Action Against Former Nikola CEO Could Mean Trouble For Tesla’s Elon Musk

    SEC's Action Against Former Nikola CEO Could Mean Trouble For Tesla's Elon Musk

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against former Nikola CEO Trevor Milton alleging he repeatedly disseminated false and misleading information “typically by speaking directly to investors through social media.” The government alleges Milton used his social media accounts to mislead investors about “Nikola’s technological advancements, products, in-house production capabilities, and […] More

  • 2022 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Gains A Massive 9.4-Liter Big Block V8

    2022 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Gains A Massive 9.4-Liter Big Block V8

    If you’re a firm believer in ‘there’s no replacement for displacement,’ Chevrolet has your back as the 2022 COPO Camaro will be offered with a massive Big Block V8. Displacing 9.4-liters (572 cubic inches), the V8 features a cast-iron block with four-bolt main caps, aluminum heads, a forged steel crankshaft, forged steel connecting rods and […] More

  • Driving Impressions: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited

    Driving Impressions: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited

    By: Mark Moskowitz MD The Hyundai Sonata Limited remains little changed since its last Driving Impressions review 17 months ago. The interval begs the question why we aren’t reviewing a 2022. The answer known to all includes import problems (a third of the Alabama/ Georgia produced Sonata comes from outside the US), chip and labor […] More

  • Rivian R1S Heads To Moab For Some Off-Road Testing

    Rivian R1S Heads To Moab For Some Off-Road Testing

    Deliveries of the Rivian R1T and R1S might have recently been delayed, but the automaker continues to test its EVs in some difficult off-road courses. Last week, Rivian founder and chief executive RJ Scaringe took to Twitter and shared a video of the R1S testing in Moab, climbing up an incredibly steep slope. Also: Rivian […] More

  • Raffaele Marciello claims pole for ASP Mercedes

    Spa 24 Hours: Raffaele Marciello claims pole for ASP Mercedes

    Marciello grabbed the top spot in the Super Pole session for the fastest 20 cars from the opening qualifying session on Thursday aboard the #88 ASP Mercedes-AMG GT3 he shares with Daniel Juncadella and Jules Gounon. The Italian, running last in the Friday evening session after he and his team-mates came out fastest on aggregate […] More

  • Bugatti Veyron Driven Into A Lake In 2009 Is Finally Being Rebuilt

    In 2009, dramatic footage hit the web capturing the moment a Bugatti Veyron was driven into a saltwater lake in Texas. Now, some 12 years later, the car is finally being brought back to life. Shortly after the crash, it was revealed that the whole thing was an insurance scam on the part of the […] More

  • Top Gear Tests The Lightweight Singer Porsche 911 DLS On Track

    Perhaps the best pitch for the Singer DLS I’ve seen so far is the first 20 or so seconds of Top Gear’s latest video review. Pretty much limited to just the sound of the engine howling on track, that alone is enough to make you want Singer’s latest creation. Known as the Dynamic and Lightweighting […] More

  • Bentley Flying Spur Odyssean Edition

    Bentley is launching a new variant of the Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid. before it ever hits the market. The Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean is a vehicle that exemplifies eco-friendly luxury. Source link More

  • McLaren 765LT Spider

    McLaren has followed up on the 765LT by introducing a drop-top version called the 765LT Spider. The 765LT came out as the range-topping model in the company’s Super Series family. It shared its DNA with the 720S, but made more power, came with an aero-focused body, and featured a lot of carbon fiber components. The […] More

  • The Cayman T Is The Lightest Car Porsche Builds

    Porsche produces class-leading sports cars for shoppers with all kinds of budgets and for those on the lower end of the market (in Porsche terms…), sells the Cayman T and Boxster T models. Introduced a couple of years ago, the Cayman T is priced from $66,400, making it $9,500 more expensive than a base model […] More

  • This Off-Road BMW Z4 M Coupe Is Like No Other You’ve Ever Seen

    Exhibit T (or maybe U or even V?) in the ongoing case for passenger cars being much cooler off-roaders than any truck is this 2007 BMW Z4 M Coupe, modified to go off-roading during the apocalypse. Painted in satin black, the first changes you’re likely to notice are the new wheels, all six of them. […] More

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