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Video: Turbodiesel Van Sets New Nurburgring Record

June 24th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Setting a record around the ‘Ring is the goal over just about every driver and automaker, though it isn’t just cars that can set a record around the Green Hell. Revo, a Volkswagen tuner, tweaked the 2.0 liter turbodiesel in a VW T5 delivery van and then took to the ‘Ring to break a record set by a Top Gear presenter

Video: Electric Mercedes SLS Sets New Nürburgring Record

June 10th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

7 minutes, 56 seconds. That’s how long it takes Mercedes-Benz’ electric SLS to lap Germany’s legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. For a little context, that 7:56 time means the electric SLS quicker around the ‘Ring than the Dodge Viper SRT/10, Cadillac’s CTS-V, and the C6 Corvette!

Aston Martin Rapide S Completes First Hydrogen Lap At Nurburgring

May 2nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

With different automaker vying with each other to pick the new alternative-fuel “winner”, car marketing departments have their work cut out for them. But Aston Martin’s press people have done a good job pumping up the hydrogen-powered Aston Martin Rapide S, which completred the first hydrogen-powered lap of the 'Ring ever

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