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Man, I Just Can’t Get This Porsche Raw 964 Concept Out Of My Head

I bet the name Porsche 964 will leave non-enthusiast in confusion. Wait. Porsche had a 964? Yes. It did. And if you think it looked suspiciously like a 911, well, that is because it was in fact a 911. As matter of fact, Porsche 964 was the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 made and sold between 1989 and 1994. Like any Porsche 911 before and after it, it was a model that was much revered by fans the world over, including EA’s Concept Artist Khyzyl Saleem. But clearly, Saleem one heck of a huge fan. A fan big enough to make him get down to work and design a, in his own words, “nice and simple 964, no wide body, just raw simplicity.” Continue reading Man, I Just Can’t Get This Porsche Raw 964 Concept Out Of My Head

Steeda Unveiled Ford Q500 Enforcer Mustang With 70 More HP For Europe

Folks in Europe who are drooling over U.S. variant of Ford Mustang GT that has 460 horses can stop doing so because, Steeda, “the world’s largest privately-owned Ford performance-based specialist,” has a turnkey Mustang that draws 480 HP out of the 5.0 V8 motor aimed squarely at the EU market. And Steeda is giving it a intimidating name to match: Q500 Enforcer. The Ford Q500 Enforcer Mustang is part of Steeda’s SSV range of tuned Fords and with 480 ponies, it has 70 HP over the stock model’s 410 HP and 70 lb/ft (95 Nm) torquier, at 485 lb/ft (658 Nm). Continue reading Steeda Unveiled Ford Q500 Enforcer Mustang With 70 More HP For Europe

McLaren Unveils McLaren Senna, Auctioned The Last Of It For €2 Mil

When a car is associated with the name Ayrton Senna, you know it is going to be a crazy ride. Well, you are ride because the McLaren Senna is indeed an insane, the most extreme McLaren road car to ever roll out of the British sports car maker yet. The best part about this car is, it honed for the track and at the same time, it is totally road-legal, or at least, it is on the U.K. roads. Coming in at 2,641 lbs (1,198 kilograms), it is also the lightest McLaren road car since McLaren F1 – thanks in part to the carbon fiber Monocage III chassis that forms the core of this supercar. And there are, of course, carbon fiber body that helps in holding back the weight. Continue reading McLaren Unveils McLaren Senna, Auctioned The Last Of It For €2 Mil

Lamborghini Makes Quite A Rally Car Too. Like, Who Knew, Right?

Think rally car and it is likely to conjure up brands like Subaru, Toyota, Mitsubishi, and Ford. One probably would never, in his/her life, think Lamborghini will make a good, much less a decent, rally car. Hell, we didn’t think Nissan or MINI makes a decent rally car even. Anyways, that being said, we cannot be sure if a Lamborghini will make a good rally car (good as in taking pole most of the time), but they are sure people doing it. Like this team here: Continue reading Lamborghini Makes Quite A Rally Car Too. Like, Who Knew, Right?

Aston Martin Zagato Vanquish Shooting Brake Completes Aston Martin’s First Zagato Family

Considering myself a pretty huge fan of Aston Martin, I wonder how did I managed to miss this piece of news that came up in August. Anyways, you know what they say, it is better late than never and so here they are, the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagatos: Speedster and Shooting Brake. These two highly desirable rides join the coupe and Volante models to complete the quartet. The first of the quartet, the Vanquish Zagato Coupe is already rolling out of the production line. Continue reading Aston Martin Zagato Vanquish Shooting Brake Completes Aston Martin’s First Zagato Family

Nissan Created A R/C GT-R Controlled Via A DualShock4 Controller

Keen eye readers will probably notice something peculiar about the Nissan GT-R featured here. Take a closer look and you will realize that it had opaque red windows. Weird, isn’t it? Even it has a clear as day windshield, opaque windows do not make it a safe car to drive, much less driving it at speeds on the track. Well, the thing is, this Nissan GT-R is not any ordinary GT-R; it is a fully remote control Nissan GT-R, cleverly called Nissan GT-R /C. R/C. Get it, get it? Continue reading Nissan Created A R/C GT-R Controlled Via A DualShock4 Controller

Toyota GR HV SPORTS Can Switch Between Auto And H-Gate Manual Shift At The Press Of A Button

What see here is NOT a Ferrari, although I do find it bearing an uncanny resemblance with one of the Prancing Horse marque’s exotic ride. This is the Toyota GR HV SPORTS Concept Car, a sports car which you can enjoy without bearing all the guilt of tainting the air because, hybrid. Yeah, it is a hybrid car, alright, but while alleviating your Eco-conscious (somewhat…), it still has a good’ol IC for, you know, the oomph. Toyota said the GR HV SPORTS has a design reminiscing that of Toyota Gazoo Racing’s TS050 Hybrid racing (hence, the ‘GR’ in the moniker), but strangely, it looks nothing like the TS050 as far as design is concerned. Unless you count targa top a design similarity, but really, don’t push it. It looks nothing remotely like the TS050. Period. Continue reading Toyota GR HV SPORTS Can Switch Between Auto And H-Gate Manual Shift At The Press Of A Button

It’s Official. As Of September 20, GT2 RS Is The Fastest 911 Of All Time

Porsche fans wanting the fastest 911 ever made without making the workshop their permanent residence, look no further than the Porsche 911 GT2 RS. The road-approved sports car made history on September 20 when it took on the 20.6-kilometer (12.8 miles) Nürburgring Nordschleife, making it in a record time of 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds with an average speed of 184.11 km/h (114.40 mph). The monumental lap time not only surpassed the company’s set goal of 7 minutes and 5 seconds, but it also wiped the previous record for road-approved sports cars set by Lars Kern from Germany and Nick Tandy from the UK with the best timing of 6 minutes, 50 seconds. Continue reading It’s Official. As Of September 20, GT2 RS Is The Fastest 911 Of All Time

One-Of-A-Kind ‘Rally-Spec’ Bentley Continental GT Sold For £40,800

In one episode of the National Geographic’s TV show, Supercar Megabuild, a Bentley Continental GT was ‘brutally’ put under the knife, turning it from a luxury road car into an apocalypse-worthy, luxury off-road vehicle. It was an act not all Bentley enthusiasts will condone and this being a Bentley, nobody would have fancy an off-road version anyways, unless, of course, it is an official factory example. Me, on the other hand, kind of love it, but I could be the minority and minor love it did get because, despite the 101 bids it has attracted when this one-of-a-kind ‘rally-spec’ Bentley Continental GT went on the block, it only managed to conclude with a £40,800 sticker (roughly US$55,000), which is lesser than an untouched Bentley Continental GT would have fetched. Continue reading One-Of-A-Kind ‘Rally-Spec’ Bentley Continental GT Sold For £40,800

Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Is Basically A Formula 1 Car In A Road Car Shell

Some people aspired to be a Formula One race car driver for, you know, the fame and fortune, but if you really love cars, like cars that are as powerful as the hybrid technology offered by today’s Formula 1 race car, the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE is probably the closest anyone will ever get. The obvious pro of this ride is, it looks like a perfectly normal car that assimilate easily with the rest of the traffic. Never mind the exotic and the obvious, million dollar look. At least, you won’t look out of place or get overlooked by big rigs when you are on the road and also, you can at least bring a friend with you unlike a real Formula 1 race car. Continue reading Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Is Basically A Formula 1 Car In A Road Car Shell