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 […]
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The on-again off-again saga of the all-electric Audi R8 e-tron is enough to make even the rockiest high school relationship look normal and healthy, but the automaker has finally committed to building an electric version of supercar. Yet we haven’t seen a whole lot of the made-to-order R8 e-tron, with this recent spy video from […]
The world seems to be slowly plugging into electric cars and hybrids, though there are still companies like Toyota that see hydrogen as the true future of fuel. If Toyota wants people to take hydrogen cars seriously though, they’ll have to come up with something more exciting than the awkward-looking and boring Mirai. How does […]
Priced at a million bucks and packing 1,088 horsepower, the Rimac Concept_One probably has more in common with the Formula E electric race cars than a Nissan LEAF. Yet Rimac’s ambitions aren’t necessarily to make an electric car for the masses, but rather to build the components other companies need to make their EVs stand […]
The last time we saw the Acura NSX prototype testing in Germany, it was on fire- and not in a figurative “good way”. This time, the car seems pretty solid.
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 […]
Students at Delft School of Technology are testing the Forze 6, a hydrogen-powered race car, before record setting attempts at Zandvoort and Nurburgring.
Porsche’s legacy was built on 4 cylinder cars, but it’s been decades since the last 968. Is this a video showing an all new 4 cyl Porsche Cayman for 2016?
Honda sacrificed one of its 2015 Acura NSX testers earlier this week, when the fire gods took the mule’s life at Germany’s Nurburgring- the Green Hell.
A prototype of the 2015 Acura NSX hybrid super car was recently filmed undergoing high-speed testing at Germany’s Nürburgring. Then it burned to the ground.
How does the Tesla Model S handle the Nurburgring? Not too well, as it turns out…but that doesn’t mean its driver wasn’t impressed.
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. […]
InMotion is hoping its Wankel rotary-engined LMP1 contended will get Garage 56 status and compete against the LMP1 powerhouses at the 24 Hrs of LeMans 2016.
The latest spy photos from the Nürburgring have been blown up, analyzed, and pored over – and the result is the best look yet at the 2015 Jaguar XE sedan!
Will the 2015 Jaguar F Type be packing a 550 HP turbocharged four-cylinder under the hood? There’s plenty of reason to believe that, and now a video, too!
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 […]