Porsche South Africa has bought the Kyalami Race Track at auction for a whopping price of $19.4 million (around €14.4 million). The track hosted a number of F1 race events between 1967 and 1993.
The local community was quite worried that the race track would be bought by a construction company, which would demolish the famous circuit and build town houses or a residential area on the place. The plan of the German manufacturer isn’t revealed, yet, but according to High Street Auctions' Lan
Renault is going to unveil the Megane RS275R on June 16th. The ultra-hot hatchback will claim the title “Fastest FWD car” at the world famous Nurburgring race track. The Megane Trophy held the record for a long time, but the current number one is Seat Leon Cupra 280.
Renault Megane RS275R is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with 275HP (202 kW) – an increase of 10HP thanks to the new Akrapovic sport exhaust system.
The previous version Renaultsport 265 Trophy had 265H
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder managed to set a new record at Nurburgring for a vehicle with global road homologation. It managed to close a lap at the famous Germany circuit in less than minutes.
The 918 Spyder has achieved exactly 6 minutes and 57 seconds. What is more, the new Porsche blends maximum driving dynamics with minimal fuel consumption. The record, which was previously held for four years, was broken during the first attempt in the test drive programme on the morning of 4th Septembe
Here's our nomination for the “Best Original Score” award at the Oscars. We highly doubt it's going to make the cut, but frankly we don't care. It's a Ferrari 457 Challenge producing a brilliant soundtrack around the Nurnburgring in Germany.
It's videos like these that remind us what a tiresome life gearheads around the world are leading. Someone actually had to put this (road-illegal) Ferrari on a semi-trailer, tow it to the track, unload it, fiddle with it, have a go, fine tune it, have a g
2014 Ford Mustang SVT Shelby GT500 managed to make a lap around Nurburgring in 7 minutes and 39 seconds.
Shelby GT500 is powered by 5.8 liter supercharged V8 – 662HP (494 kW) and 855Nm (631 lb-ft). The engine is connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox. 0-100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 325 km/h (202 mph). ¼ mile in 11.6 seconds with 201 km/h (125 mph) terminal speed. The curb weight is 1,750 kg (3,850 lbs).
The sports car also features large Brembo brake system, re-tuned suspe
Alfa Romeo has confirmed the Nurburgring lap time of 4C. The small sports car manage to cross the finish line in 8 minutes and 4 seconds. For example BMW M3 E92 with 420HP has a time of 8 minutes and 5 seconds and Renault Megane RS Trophy in 8:07 (which is a new record for a FWD car).
Behind the steering wheel was Horst von Saurma who proved on September 12 the Alfa Romeo 4C is the faster car with less than 250HP to lap the Nurburgring.
2013 Alfa Romeo 4C is powered by a 1.8 liter turb
2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport was tested at the world’s most-demanding test track – Germany’s Nurburgring – and recorded lap times to enhance the nameplate’s reputation as a driver’s car.
The performance saloon set a lap time of 8:14.10, almost six seconds faster than the first generation CTS-V recorded 10 years ago with a larger V8 engine.
The 3.6 twin-turbo V6 produces 420HP (313 kW) and 583Nm (430 lb-ft) of torque in the CTS Vsport. It is connected to an 8-speed automatic gearbox.
Revolution Motorstore has created a real monster – Subaru Impreza WRX STI Nurburgring. It managed to complete a lap around Nurburgring in just 7 minutes and 53 seconds. Behind the steering wheel was Tommi Makinen.
The project is based on the JDM-spec STI and is the first unit part of a limited series of 10 cars. The tuner needs four months to build each car, and all of them will come without rear doors. Other highlights include a carbon fiber hood, widened wheel arches, thinner glass and
Mcchip-dkr is going to work together with the company Raeder Clubsport in the divisions “motor sport” and “club sport”
For the upcoming racing season, the Mcchip-dkr will be in charge for the customer sports sector from Raeder Clubsport with software optimization and customized software solutions for individual customer needs at the site in Meuspath.
The set-up work on the cars can be carried out on one of the most advanced four-wheeln dyno in Germany. In the field of motor sports, it
Nurburgring is up for sale, because of the financial problems. The entire race track as well as all structures on the area.
Jens Lieser, state-appointed liquidator has confirmed The Ring is on the market. For now, there is no information whether it will be sold as a whole or in pieces. For now, there are five to ten potential buyers of the race track. They are willing to pay a rumored selling price around 125 million EUR.
The motorsports complex is around the village of Nürburg, Rhinel
This is the most powerful Corsa, ever. The VXR Nurburgring Edition is already available on the market with a price of £22,295. However, you can buy it second hand for a lot less and to spent other money for further modifications. Find out more information!
Vauxhall Corsa VXR Nurburgring is powered by a 1.6 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 205HP (151 kW) at 5,750RPM and 280Nm (207 lb-ft) of torque. The Corsa VXR Nurburgring has a modified engine management and turbocharger system,
Porsche has released another interesting video clip of the 918 Spyder, which has lapped the Nurburgring in just 7 minutes and 14 seconds. This time behind the steering wheel is the world famous Walter Rohrl, who was driving in Group B (World Rally Championship) during the 1980’s, which was the most dangerous competition in the world. You can also see him climbing Pikes Peak with highly tuned Peugeot 405 Coupe.
Back to 918 Spyder – the car is powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine and two electr