The Godzilla of sports cars celebrated its fiftieth birthday in 2019. To mark the occasion, Nissan tied up with prestige design house Italdesign for building a limited-run model of the GT-R called the GT-R50. Its prototype was unveiled in 2018 and prospective customers were allowed to experience the pre-production model. Last week, Nissan showcased the … Continue reading Nissan GT-R50 By Italdesign Showcased In Production Form
When you think of a fast car, a lot of different shapes come to mind. In terms of the powertrain layout, there aren't three broad options to filter between - front-engined, mid-engined and rear-engined. There are more variations depending on how the engine is mounted in respect to the front or rear axle too. Nearly … Continue reading Top 10 Best Looking Long-Bonnet Sports GTs
Within 48 hours of Ferrari announcing the departure of Sebastian Vettel post-2020, the Maranello outfit has confirmed the German's replacement for 2021 - Carlos Sainz Jr. The Spaniard was already a front runner for the seat after his strong performance for McLaren in 2019. Sainz has been on the F1 grid since 2015 and started … Continue reading F1 News: Ferrari Confirms Sainz, Ricciardo Slides Into McLaren For 2021
A recurring internet rumour off the back of the events of the 2019 season, Scuderia Ferrari has now confirmed that Sebastian Vettel will not be adorning the Rosso Corsa Red race suit after the 2020 season. Vettel's current contract with Ferrari is due to expire at the end of 2020. Since all sporting events have … Continue reading F1 News: Vettel To Depart From Ferrari Post 2020, Who Might Replace Him?
The world of motorsports lost an icon just last month with the passing of Sir Stirling Moss. While I do follow Formula 1 closely, I do not actively dive into the sport's rich history. But I have always heard of Sir Moss, being referred to in shows like Top Gear and from Shmee150 when I … Continue reading Looking Back: Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss
The global pandemic that messed up every global schedule doesn't seem to be coming to an end anytime soon but the absolute lockdown could be. The 2020 Formula 1 season which would have started in March at the Australian GP has been in limbo ever since while many Grand Prixs were simply called off. But … Continue reading F1 News: 2020 Season Could Start With Austrian GP In July, French GP
BMW gets a lot of flak these days for its new design language that is headlined by large and grotesque grilles. Even if they have a functional purpose for that design, I agree that the new design is unappetizing. However, it wasn't that long ago when BMW made some really good looking cars including one … Continue reading BMW i8: A Confession