The Hennessey Venom F5 Has Made Its 1817hp Production-Spec Debut

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

F1 News: Sergio Perez Joins Red Bull For 2021

It seemed inevitable. Everything pointed towards this but we still had that hint of uncertainty given how late in the year it was. But it's finally here, the announcement we'd all been waiting for: Sergio Perez will drive for Red Bull Racing in 2021. Perez had finished his innings with Force India/Racing Point and was … Continue reading F1 News: Sergio Perez Joins Red Bull For 2021

Verstappen Dominates At Abu Dhabi To End The Season On A High: F1 2020

It's nearly mid-December and the 2020 Formula 1 season has just drawn to a close. In a year full of uncertainties and bigger challenges than ever before, the fact that we even had an F1 season is something to be thankful for as fans of the sport. In half the time, we got a 17-race … Continue reading Verstappen Dominates At Abu Dhabi To End The Season On A High: F1 2020

Ogier Wins WRC Title, Schumacher Wins F2 Title & More: 2020 Motorsport Wrap-up

There might still be one race left in the 2020 Formula 1 calendar but a host of other motorsports have already wrapped up for the year this past weekend. While the Auto Loons doesn't usually cover other forms of motorsport for simple lack of resources, it's worth skimming through the year's results. Here's a quick … Continue reading Ogier Wins WRC Title, Schumacher Wins F2 Title & More: 2020 Motorsport Wrap-up

Lewis Wins, Red Bulls On Podium As Grosjean Survives Horrific Crash At Bahrain GP: F1 2020

The Bahrain GP this year turned out to be more dramatic than I could have ever expected and not for a good reason. Events of the weekend are overshadowed by Sunday night's massive crash on the first lap. You can see the incident in the clip below: https://twitter.com/F1/status/1333127810353950722 Romain Grosjean's Haas collided with a metal … Continue reading Lewis Wins, Red Bulls On Podium As Grosjean Survives Horrific Crash At Bahrain GP: F1 2020

Stuff We Missed: New Subaru BRZ, Honda Civic Prototype & New Maybach

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

New Lamborghini Huracan STO: More Than Just A Performante 2.0?

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?

AMG GT Black Series Is The Fastest Unmodified Production Car To Lap The Nordschleife

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