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geneva motor show: mercedes-benz a-class sport

Geneva Motor Show: Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sport

Mercedes-Benz Sport has just surprised the visitors of Geneva Motor Show with the revealing of the sport version of the A 180 model in polar silver with detachable body parts in Jupiter red. This demonstrates how an A-Class can be sportily upgraded using Genuine Accessories and as a result this Mercedes-Benz model has light-catching edges and taut surfaces that sportiness and reinforce the car's confident appearance. The designers of this A 180 have chosen this striking colour for the front apron spoiler lip, th

geneva motor show: premiere for audi rs 5 dtm

Geneva Motor Show: Premiere For Audi RS 5 DTM

At the Geneva Motor Show was just presented the racecar for the DTM 2013 – the exceptional Audi RS 5 DTM. Model’s technical specifications are matching all of the regulations demanded. Although the car’s specifications for the 2012 season were perfect, there were also made some additional development, butt only in limited form. Over the winter, the Audi Sport DTM team put its attention on identifying if any of the 4,000 components in the racecar from the 2012 season offered any potential for optimization. The

exclusive: 2013 mini john cooper works countryman all4 dakar

EXCLUSIVE: 2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar is a limited-run special edition vehicle, an all-wheel-drive performance machine which has an exclusive, partly hand-built design and equipment inspired by Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret's victorious MINI ALL4 Racing machine. The launch of this special-edition MINI is happening in order to celebrate their triumph in the Dakar Rally 2013. The duo of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Pau

2013 toyota le mans hybrid challenger revealed

2013 Toyota Le Mans Hybrid Challenger Revealed

Toyota Racing has just revealed the revised TS030 Hybrid which carries the name 2013 Toyota Le Mans Hybrid Challenger. The latter will participate in the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this Motor-sport season. The racing team has begun the first full test of the new 2013 TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard in southern France. Last year, the team achieved great success which includes three victories in just six races. The same hopes are expected for the new season and there is the ambitio

ford fiesta st global rallycross championship race car

Ford Fiesta ST Global RallyCross Championship Race Car

The 2013 Ford Fiesta ST is a race car built for the street. Actually, the Global RallyCross Championship (GRC) fans will soon get an up-close view of the same car built exclusively for competition at the Chicago Auto Show. The first Fiesta ST GRC cars will debut this season with Ken Block, Brian Deegan and two-t

toyota gt 86 gt4 race car

Toyota GT 86 GT4 Race Car

GPRM has presented Toyota GT 86 GT4 Race Car, which will take part in a number of competitions. The Race Car meets all FIA regulations for 2014. The 2.0 liter four-cylinder boxer engine can be boosted from 360HP (268 kW) to 400HP (298 kW). The final output will be determined after the testing phase is completed. The power unit is developed by GPRM in collaboration with Nicholson McLaren Engines. The GT 86 GT4 comes with modified front bumper, new hood with vents for additional cooling

dodge srt viper gts-r to compete in 24 hours of le mans [video]

Dodge SRT Viper GTS-R to Compete in 24 Hours of Le Mans [VIDEO]

Not one but two factory-supported Dodge SRT Viper GTS-R cars will compete in famous Le Mans Race in France in June, was just announced by Dodge. The Viper finished one-two at the 24 Heures du Mans in GTS class competition three consecutive years from 1998 to 2000. And this means that racing is inherent in Viper’s genes. Historically the Viper GTS-R has enjoyed great success at Le Mans and now is expected to continue this tradition. Dodge SR

mercedes-benz amg petronas f1w04 silver arrow revealed [video]

Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas F1W04 Silver Arrow Revealed [VIDEO]

Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas F1W04 Silver Arrow has just completed its first laps this morning at the Jerez circuit in Spain. In addition the successful team announced the beginning of a partnership with BlackBerry, which will be its official mobile computing partner. The new BlackBerry 10 platform will deliver tools and services for Mercedes AMG Petronas. With their help the fan engagement will be enhanced through the joint development of a

infiniti red bull racing - rb9 race car

Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB9 Race Car

Infiniti Red Bull Racing set the defence of its Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship titles in motion today in Milton Keynes UK. The manufacturer has presented the RB9 race car. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber will compete this season with the updated vehicle. During the presentation both drivers were joined on stage by team principal Christian Horner, chief technical officer Adrian Newey andcorporate vice president global marketing communications representing Infiniti, Si

opel adam r2 concept debuts at geneva motor show

Opel Adam R2 Concept Debuts At Geneva Motor Show

Opel Adam Cup added to the range of the brand’s motorsport cars with its debut in November last year. However, at the Geneva Motor Show Opel will presents Adam R2 Concept, which is built on the Cup version and will undergo final development and homologation during 2013. Opel Adam R2 aims to add a step further to the motorsport strategy by offering a top-class vehicle for international customer rallying. In addition, it will be also eligible for every national championship in Europe. The R2 rally variant is eq

subaru brz ra racing enters production

Subaru BRZ RA Racing Enters Production

Subaru BRZ RA Racing is not only going to enter production but also is set to compete in the GAZOO Racing 86/BRZ Race in Japan. Subaru's racing model will be exclusively built only for the Japanese market. The model is based on the RA specification but it includes improved brake performance, Torsen LSD equipment and air-cooled engine oil cooler. Furthermore, there are also safety features such as six-point roll cage and four point seat belt. The major equipment of the BRZ RA Racing include

mclaren reveals specifications of 2013 12c gt3

McLaren Reveals Specifications of 2013 12C GT3

2013 McLaren 12C GT3 will compete in this years season and will continue to be raced by all active GT teams who competed in last year. In addition to this, several new teams have now taken delivery of the 2013 model. Furthermore the specifications of the new McLaren have already been disclosed and show that there will be number of changes, all of which designed to improve drivability, reliability and efficiency, coupled with reduced complexity. Some of the changes feature a revised aerodynamics package, an up