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1978 Williams FW06 Formula One Racing Car

1978 Williams FW06 Formula One Racing Car
1978 Williams FW06 Formula One Racing Car | US$auction | www.rmauction.com

the glitz and glamor associated with a Formula One career is a far and away dream for most aspiring racer boys but if money is of no object, you can always grab yourself a real-deal Formula One race car, albeit being a little on the vintage side, to fulfill your adrenalin-charged dream. though, the fame and fortune are not guaranteed here. sure, you can spend a million on one brand new example but how is that going to compare with one that was built for and driven by 1980 F1 world champion Alan Jones? we see this as two pluses: one, it was once piloted by a champ and two, it has the vintage Formula One race car design that had captured our imaginations when we were just an adolescent. Continue reading 1978 Williams FW06 Formula One Racing Car

Lotus Exos T 125: a Formula One car that you actually own

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(image credit: Lotus Cars) Lotus Exos T 125 Formula One Car | US$1.1 million | www.lotuscars.com

going on hours of daily cardio while having a severe jet-lag and having to answer dumb questions from the press are part and parcel of a Formula One race car driver. the worst part is, if you crash the car, all eyes will be upon you including those people who fund your adrenalin-driven career. however, there is a better option: the ultimate track-day car inspired by a Formula One race car called the Exos Type 125 from Lotus. heck. it is an old news, isn’t it? well, not if you considered the promised date of of availability is just next month. Continue reading Lotus Exos T 125: a Formula One car that you actually own

construction begins for the world’s fastest car

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(images credit: Bloodhound SSC/BBC News/Cosworth/Flow Images/Curventa/Siemens)

the British Bloodhound project is determined to beat the World Land Speed Record set by the Thrust SuperSonic Car in 1997 by a cool 237 mph. it has set it sight on achieving an nerve breaking 1,000 mph (1,600 km/h) land speed in late 2012 at the dried out lake bed in Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape of South Africa. the project started three years ago is finally going into the construction phase. Continue reading construction begins for the world’s fastest car

a Russian futuristic-looking sports car that’s not a concept

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(image credit: MaRussia) MaRussia B2 | US$tbc | www.marussiamotors.ru

a supercar from Russia is something we never thought of but here it is from Russia with love, is the MaRussia B2. in a time where sports car are going electric, MaRussia chose to to go ‘old school’ with the good old petrol engine. the edgy front end and bulging sides gives the car a menacing look and might not appeal to everyone. it kind of looks like a supercar made for Darth Vader, isn’t it? Continue reading a Russian futuristic-looking sports car that’s not a concept