Remember Ken Block’s Hoonicorn? Well, what you see here could be its successor, the Hoonifox. What makes this new Hoonigan ride so special is, it was penned by Ash Thorp, the designer of the new Batmobile – the one Robert Pattinson will be rolling to fight crimes in the new Batman movie.
A drag racing experience includes extreme noise and the smell of good’ol gas engine exhaust that fills the air. Well, hold on to that memory because, the future of drag racing is going green with major marque, Ford, introducing its very first factory, fully electric dragster prototype.
Remember the official Evangelion Motorsports Team we read about two years ago? Well, they will be joined by another Evangelion-themed racing car developed by Jammy Co., Ltd. that features a fantastic A.T. Field livery.
There used to be joke that KTM, the Austria motorcycle company best known for off-road motorcycles, stands for “kick ten more,” because of how hard it was to kick start their motorbikes. But that was early on when bikes were mostly kick start. Anywho, KTM has just announced a new race car.
Think your Hyundai compact hatch is bland? Well, here’s Hyundai showing that its car can look good sporty and packs a lot of punch. Not that you should be doing this to your Hyundai i30, but it is nice to look at.
Traditionally, racing cars have always been as a show of automobiles’ technologically advancements. Think Subaru WRX, Ford Focus and Mitsubishi Evolution series, and you know what we mean. As the world progresses into mainstream electric vehicle, the strategy remains the same.
There may be an upheaval going over at Nissan corporate, but that is not going to detract one of the most loved JDM from continuing to go fast on the track. Nissan has officially debut the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC Racing Car in Europe at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain.
So, you think the 360HP Classic MINI is bonkers for a compact hatch? Well, you probably have seen nothing yet. Meet the MINI Quattro Monster. It’s built-for-hill-climb 870 HP/1,014 Nm (747 lb-ft) 2.5L inline 5 turbocharged engine will most certainly leave any MINI known to man in the dust.
Good news. Gymkhana TEN wasn’t the last of Ken Block’s tire-shredding video and also, Pikes Peak wasn’t the first and last of Climbkhana either. It is a good thing because, now we have the second installment of Climbkhana.
Whether or not fossil fuel companies like it or not, electric drive is the future. It is inevitable, especially when motorsports start going electric and more so when prominent race car series Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft, or popularly known as DTM to us non-German speaking folks, is looking at Electric Race Series.