The final month of the year has been occupied by work, video games and sleep. As a result, we missed out some interesting business-ey news that we're going to catch up on in our latest news series: Porsche's working on a new LeMans winner Endurance racing has various categories of racecars, hence the difference between … Continue reading Stuff We Missed: Porsche’s LeMans Return, Ferrari CEO Resigns, Hyundai Buys Into Boston Dynamics
In the race to 300mph, we saw the usual brands throw their names into the contest. Names like Bugatti, Koenigsegg, SSC and of course, Hennessey Performance. The name Hennessey should be familiar to petrolheads as the brand that made a 275mph custom-built Lotus Exige called the Venom GT. The brand also makes other 1000hp+ versions … Continue reading The Hennessey Venom F5 Has Made Its 1817hp Production-Spec Debut
The middle of November 2020 has been a very busy time in terms of cool car news and there were some topics I wanted to cover but didn't find time for. So, here's a compiled version of those headlines that didn't find their place on the Auto Loons news feed: 2022 Subaru BRZ The Subaru … Continue reading Stuff We Missed: New Subaru BRZ, Honda Civic Prototype & New Maybach
The Lamborghini Huracan had big boots to fill when it came in as a replacement for the much-loved Gallardo. Some criticised it for being too tame and too driver-friendly, but that's probably why Lamborghini was able to sell so many of them. In 2017, it unveiled the track-focused version called the Huracan Performante and it … Continue reading New Lamborghini Huracan STO: More Than Just A Performante 2.0?
Another week, another record claimed in the world of fast cars. Yet this one is the least surprising. Every "racecar for the road" product gets developed around the famous Nürburging Nordschleife. These tests usually include a lap record attempt to further validate the new car's track prowess. So when Mercedes finally revealed the AMG GT … Continue reading AMG GT Black Series Is The Fastest Unmodified Production Car To Lap The Nordschleife
Yep. This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system. The celebrations kicked off in February and I'd planned to do a small feature for you guys but like most plans this year, it got shelved. Thankfully, Audi recently released this to the press: the RS6 GTO. Long time Audi fans would immediately … Continue reading Audi RS6 GTO Concept Is A Cool Way To Celebrate 40 Years Of Quattro
In a time when record claims are being questioned as they should be, Mercedes-Benz AMG put out a new one. This one is about the fastest lap time around the Nürburgring Nordschleife for an "executive" luxury-class production vehicle - the 2021 AMG GT63 S 4MATIC+. In 2018, the debut version of this AMG product set … Continue reading Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Is The Fastest Luxury Car Around The Nürburgring
The automotive world is no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to the speed records for the title of 'fastest car in the world'. Almost all of last week saw the petrolhead community split over the new speed record set by the SSC Tuatara. The performance carmaker's claim at the time was an average … Continue reading SSC To Speed Run The Tuatara Again. Properly This Time.
ou do if you liked cars and were fitly rich? Like, a billion to spare on your garage kind of rich. There's plenty to choose from, with many brands waving their hands and digital renderings or showing up with pre-production concepts for you to sign them a few of your millions and then wait a … Continue reading This Is The Bugatti Bolide: A Derestrcited Trackday Project Car Based On The Chiron
The Hyundai N program started a few years ago to make sportier versions of their existing models. I've found myself at the helm of many a mass-market Hyundai since 2013 and each time I wished the Korean carmaker would offer more fun-to-drive versions like Volkswagen and Ford do with their compacts. Their first hot hatch … Continue reading Hyundai i20 N Unveiled. My Dream Hatchback Finally Exists!