## W​hy did the Porsche 919 use a V4 engine?

The 919 Hybrid is one of those Porsches that we’re going to look back on and really celebrate in years to come. Much like the brutal Can Am 917/30 and 956 Group C monster, the 919 came, saw and obliterated the competition, much in thanks to technical mastery across the board. One of the weirdest … Read more

## Rio de Janeiro have a Grade 1 racetrack project for (the end of)

After the unnecessary demolition of the circuit of Jacarepaguá in 2013 (no, it doesn’t exist anymore) for the construction of the Olympic Village for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the city of Rio de Janeiro had only promises of a new racetrack since then… Time travel: The famous track of Jacarepaguá in it’s final years … Read more

## The best looking fake Lamborghini?

Yep. The video explains it all. The “Lamborghini Murcielago” is actually based of a Toyota MR2. Although I’m not a fan of fake cars this has to be one of the best replicas I have ever seen. Even looking at it from the front it is very hard to tell that it’s actually a Toyota … Read more

## Does your engine produce more (or less) power than promised?

Can we trust the performance figures given by the manufacturer? For a few years now, MINI and BMW owners have asked this question about the battle-proven BMW B48 engine as many have found their cars to produce a slightly different power output to what they expected – usually more power. Many car brands use the … Read more

## The Forgotten Triple-Wankel: The Eunos Cosmo

Few cars have boasted the heart of a wankel. An experimental triple-rotor setup that ended in failure, was this forgotten rotary powered luxury GT actually one of Mazda’s best? Mazda Cosmo 110S (1967) Mazda Cosmo 110S (1967) Originally birthed as a twin-rotor wankel powered sports car in 1967, the launch of the Cosmo line was … Read more

## 1 of 50 Pontiac Trans Am Blackbird

Rarely a car comes along that is so analog, so raw, so unfiltered, so scary. You need adult supervision to be behind the wheel of one of these. What we are talking about of course is Carl Black’s 2001 Pontiac Trans Am Blackbird. Only 50 of these Blackbirds were made and the one featured here … Read more

## VIRTUAL TUNING IN 3D

So.. I haven’t posted here in a while, I have been focusing on other stuff recently,. And this article will explain why. I decided this year that I would get into the 3D artwork, it was the most natural step for me after almost 20 years of Photoshop, i Thought I had to change it … Read more

## Underdog: Renault’s 21 Turbo was France’s Sierra Cosworth

When you think of fast Renaults, what comes to mind? Lithe little hot hatches with Boxster-bothering straight-line go? Your brain probably isn’t conjuring images of a leather-lined four-door executive saloon that fancies itself as some kind of cut-price 535i Sport. But that’s exactly what the 21 Turbo was. A budget Beemer, or a French foil … Read more

## Wide body only for the next-gen Porsche 911

If you are not familiar with Porsche 911 body sizes, then lets start with a quick intro. The base Carrera is known as a Carrera 2 or Carrera 2S. This denotes that it is rear wheel drive and also has a narrower body than say the wider body Carrera 4 or 4S. Porsche 991 generation … Read more

## The motorsport venture that Toyota would like you to forget – the

Toyota has been a very successful name in the world of motorsport. Some of their biggest achievements include Drivers & Manufacturers titles in the World Rally Championship, multiple race wins in IndyCar/CART, NASCAR and IMSA GT – not to mention their success in the past few years in endurance racing, finally breaking their Le Mans … Read more

## Craigslist find: 2016 Dodge Charger V8 Hemi AWD Pursuit R/T

Not quite sure the circumstances on this, but someone on Craigslist is selling a brand new 2016 Dodge Charger V8 Hemi AWD Pursuit R/T (minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/5914196803.html )! Naked V8 power sent to all 4 wheels Naked V8 power sent to all 4 wheels You might remember my recent venting about the recently announced AWD Challenger GT … Read more

## Check out Scott Disick’s $3 million five car garage I know a lot of people will watch this video to see his beautiful house but not me. I watched this to check out Scott Disick’s amazing 5 car collection. Scott, for those of you who don’t know is a TV personality and is most famous for being the boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian. So yes, … Read more ## A​ full history of the Seat Arosa A​n overview T​he Seat Arosa is an A-segment city car made by Seat from 1997 to 2004, it’s also human kinds greatest achievement and will never possibly be topped, it has driven many to isanity with it’s beauty and was one of 2 cars to utilise the VW group A00 platform along with the immeasurably … Read more ## 200,000-mile high club. Which cars are the heroes of long distanc The achievement of reaching 200,000 miles has become much less of a significant achievement in recent years. The advancement in technology means that most modern higher end cars have the ability to reach the 200,000 mark with some regular and basic maintenance. Before this burst of technology, the double century club was an emotional and … Read more ## 7 of the best F1 testing liveries Testing for the 2019 Formula 1 season kicked off in Barcelona this week, surrounded by the familiar atmosphere of anticipation associated with a new year of Grand Prix racing. Almost every team has brought its new (and hopefully improved) car to test in Spain, and with it comes new aero parts, new engines, new drivers, … Read more ## The Knowledge: The Maserati 3200 GT is cheap as chips –feeling br Alex has been a road tester and motoring writer for more than 10 years, and has written on new, used and classic cars for What Car?, Autocar, The Daily Telegraph and PistonHeads, among many others. *** Everyone knows that there are a few modern classics you really need to suck on a brave pill before … Read more ## Five of the rarest ferraris ever made So you’re the expert on Ferrari are you? Alright kid, so you can reel off a complete list of racing wins, Enzo quotes and specs for the F40. But do you know every car that has rolled out of the Maranello factory with their chassis number? Move aside, ragazzo, the Maestro is here. Marcel Massini … Read more ## Widebody Liberty Walk Lexus LC500 is going to cause a debate Lexus never managed to recapture the magic of the LFA but in truth, they probably didn’t even try. The LC500 is the closest you can get in terms of shape and even though it’s not even in the same conversation in terms of excitement and performance, it is at least a good-looking car. And that’s … Read more ## Airport vehicles: see what’s part of the operation Having previously worked at an airport as a baggage handler, I’ve come across many weird and wonderful vehicles that are used to transport luggage and carry out other tasks as well. Come and delve into the world of airport vehicles and what ones could be tasked with safely getting your luggage from the baggage halls … Read more ## EXPLAINED: Audi Q7 four wheel steering Torque vectoring, e-diffs and adaptive chassis control are all technologies that show how automotive engineers are still thinking of clever ways to enhance the performance of modern cars. Another technology that has recently joined that list is four-wheel steering (4WS). Actually, make that rejoined, as it’s something of a comeback for 4WS. Honda’s Prelude was … Read more ## W​hy are MX-5’s known as ‘Hairdresser’s cars’?? O​k, this is SERIOUS people! Before the cliché responses start, let’s have a think about this hairdresser car thing for a hot minute. H​ave you been in a MX-5 with the top down? Have you seen what it does to your hair? If anything, this car is a hairdresser’s WORST NIGHTMARE! I​’m sure someone will … Read more ## Top 10 most boring-looking cars in GTA V 1. Maxwell Asbo The Maxwell Asbo seems to be based on 90’s Opel Corsa, which is one of the most boring-looking cars ever made. Asbo looks also very cheap, because it has a lot of ugly plastic-colored parts everywhere. Its top speed is less than 150 km/h, so it must be cheap especially because it’s … Read more ## Should Audi have made the R8 V12 diesel? The 2008 Audi R8 V12 TDi Le Mans was a concept car like no other. Like other R8 variants at the time, it was mid-engined and featured Audi’s Quattro AWD system. However, unlike anything else at the time, it was powered by a 6.0L twin-turbocharged diesel V12. Incredible performance The 0-62mph sprint was done and … Read more ## W​hy Did The Bugatti Veyron Tires Cost$42,000?

W​hen the Bugatti Veron came out back in 2005 there were many eye-watering figures; the Price, the top speed, the horsepower, the acelartation, and above all the cost of new tires. \$​42,000 T​he Speed I​t is a very well-known fact that the Bugatti Veron is a very very fast car, 267 MPH fast in fact. … Read more

## 4 benefits of a black bonnet

Before beginning the beginning If the car is black, repainting the car is necessary. 1) It is cool Although it is black but it isn’t just cool it will sit in the subzero section in the cool-o-meter. After all, it is the cool cars that come with a black bonnet feature when buying them from … Read more