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.
It may look like the legendary Ford Bronco that won’t the 1969 Baja 1000 driven by Rod Hall and Larry Minor from 50 years ago is back. Well, it is not. But not going to lie. I thought it was, that was until the two pulled up next to each other. OK. I admit I […]
Remember the Bloodhound SSC from way back in 2011? Well, between now and then, a lot has happened to this world land speed record contender and it includes it being saved from the blink of bankruptcy and also a name change after given a new lease of life.
Four decades ago, Andy Warhol transformed the BMW M1 into the BMW Art Car Number 4. It took the US icon of Pop Art no more than half an hour to create the fourth exhibit in the BMW Art Car collection. 40 years on, the admiration for the BMW M1 Art Car styled by Andy […]
Looking to set up a racing team, but have no interests in recent offerings in the motorsport world like the Ford GT Mk II? Well, then, may we interest you in the Toyota GR Supra GT4, a racing homologation of the much anticipated fifth-generation Supra, the GR Supra by Toyota GAZOO Racing introduced earlier this […]
Extreme E, the all-electric racing series Formula E’s sister sport series, had taken to Goodwood Festival of Speed to reveal its new electric SUV called Odyssey 21. The vehicle was built by French manufacturer Spark Racing Technology, the same company responsible for the Formula E Gen1 and Gen2 race cars. The vehicle is engineered to […]
Last week, Ford took the wrap of the new Ford GT Mk II at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car, developed by Ford Performance and Multimatic, is no regular road-car. In fact, it isn’t. It is a limited-edition, track-only engineered specifically to conform to race series rules, regulations and limitations. Armed with a 700 […]
At this point, I pretty much speechless. I am not a huge fan of hillclimb races, but I do know what a typical hillclimb race car look like. It is probably ground hugging, has more power than any car needs, and has huge-ass wing. However, nothing that I know about hillclimb race cars could have […]