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NextEV Shows Off Its NIO EP9 Supercar (w/Video)

Yet another Chinese backed electric car startup has begun life by building a so-called supercar. Faraday Future did it last year at the CES show in Las Vegas. Its car, the FFZero1, was a non-functioning show car with no plans for production. NextEV has just done it with an actual working car that is scheduled […]

November 22nd

Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Participation Award

The Nürburgring has become the defacto testing ground for performance cars from the farthest reaches of the world. Then there are the not-quite-performance cars that go there to put on a good show with a wink and a nod. Then there’s the Toyota Prius Plug-In, which turned in the slowest Nürburgring in the history of […]

August 20th

Toyota Prius Plug-in Records Slowest Nurburgring Lap

A stock Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has just established a lap record at the historic Nurburgring race track in Germany. This is where drivers and car companies from around the world come to pit their skills and machinery against on of the most demanding racing circuits ever built. It is the ultimate test of men and machines. […]

July 17th

Citroen AX Diesel vs. the Nürburgring (w/ video)

Back in the 1960s and 70s, Germany’s Nürburgring established itself as the toughest, trickiest, and deadliest racetrack on the Formula 1 circuit. Driver deaths and hideous injuries were regular occurrences, and the track’s legend was such that, long after the F1 community became sane enough to leave the Green Hell be, it still remains the […]

January 31st