Merc Readies New Engine Range

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will receive a new twin-turbo petrol V8 next year as part of a roll-out of high-tech new engines by the German manufacturer. The new VS, codenamed M176 and developed by AMG, is one of four new powerplants. It will be introduced in the S-Class in mid-2017 in a derivative named S560, a … [Read more…]

AMG Targets Conti GT And Panamera With Hot Saloon

Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance division is planning to unveil a uniquely styled and engineered, 600bhp-plus four-door saloon as part of its extensive 50th anniversary celebrations next year. Set to make its debut as the Vision concept at one of a series of celebratory events next year, the new twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8-powered four-door is expected to carry … [Read more…]

Audi R8 Spyder

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Darn fine car, the Audi R8 Coupe. Really, it’s among the best supercars you can buy, rubbing shoulders with the pantheon of greats from Maranello, Sant’Agata, Stuttgart and Woking. However, these supercars are rarely so super when you lopt he roof off and turn them into cabriolets, so has this act of apparent brutality sullied … [Read more…]

Aprilia RSV4

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The Aprilia RSV4 is no stranger to the super bike world, and has always been a top contender since its introduction in 2009. It has gone on to win four Manufacture and three Rider titles in the World Superbike competition. We have established that the RSV4 is a great superbike riding platform as is, but … [Read more…]

Racing Weight and Performance Are Developed For Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera

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Superleggera model gets race-bred carbonfibre body and track-focused aero Lamborghini is working with German motorsport carbon fibre specialist Becker Carbon on the development of its 2017 Huracan Superleggera. The Italian car maker’s track-focused model will be revealed at the Geneva show in March, featuring carbonfibre body panelsand a more carbonfibre-intensive structure. The car will benefit … [Read more…]

US Racing Prototype SCG 003 Will Run Road-Legal

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A road-going version of US supercar maker Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’s SCG 003 racing prototype is set to make its public debut at the Geneva motor show next March. The SCG 003S – the brainchild of American businessman James Glickenhaus – features a carbonfibre monocoque and is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 that produces about … [Read more…]