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First run of Ferrari Racing Days planned for Sydney

Ferrari Australasia has announced it will introduce Ferrari Racing Days to this country, which are aimed to bring the brand closer to a younger Australian audience...

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 clocks 7:37.47 at the Nurburgring
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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 clocks 7:37.47 at the Nurburgring

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 has set a blistering lap time of 7:37.47 in damp conditions at the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit. The high-performance American muscle car completed the lap of the 20.8km circuit through Germany's Eifel mountains in a time that puts it ahead of supercars like the Ferrari 458 Italia (7:38), 991 Porsche 911 Carrera S (7:37...


McLaren P1: official figures claim 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds
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McLaren P1: official figures claim 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds

Official performance figures for the McLaren P1 reveal the supercar can storm from 0 to 100km/h in a claimed 2.8 seconds and hit 200km/h in a staggering 6.8 seconds. The figures were released to coincide with the first customer-bound example rolling through the assembly station this week...


BMW M4: DTM champion called in to help tune chassis
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BMW M4: DTM champion called in to help tune chassis

BMW has called in its DTM championship-winning driver to help in an extensive round of chassis set-up and tuning for its upcoming BMW M4 coupe. Held at Germany's Nuburgring Nordschleife circuit, the 2012 DTM champion, French-born Canadian Bruno Spengler, was put behind the wheel to lap the 20.8km course...


Infiniti considers Panamera-style four-door coupe
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Infiniti considers Panamera-style four-door coupe

Nissan’s luxury vehicle division, Infiniti, is considering a new high-performance four-door coupe flagship in the mould of the Porsche Panamera. Andy Palmer, Nissan’s executive vice president responsible for future products, said the design would take its inspiration from the Infiniti Essence concept, which was first revealed at the Geneva motor show in 2009...


Elon Musk to transform 007
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Elon Musk to transform 007's Lotus Esprit into a real submarine car

Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the Lotus Esprit prop from the 1977 James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me and now plans to transform it into a real submersible car powered by a Tesla electric powerplant. Musk secured the car with a winning bid of $1,022,962 at an auction in London last month...


Morgan Motor Company former chief to fight ousting
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Morgan Motor Company former chief to fight ousting

Former Morgan Motor Company managing director Charles Morgan, is to appeal his removal as the head of the niche automaker that bears his family name. Originally ousted in March subsequent to a decision by shareholders, Morgan, who is also the grandson of company founder H.F.S. Morgan, took on an ambassadorial role, promoting the brand and selling the company’s unique sports car range worldwide...


Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Review
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Review

The existing Aston Martin V12 Vantage is my favourite model to emerge from the British concern, more of a personal preference than any of the others in the car maker’s well-reviewed range. True confession, though – much of the car’s appeal is the result of first impressions gathered during a very memorable press event in May 2010...


2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Turbo S Cabriolet revealed
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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Turbo S Cabriolet revealed

Porsche has unveiled its new 911 Turbo Cabriolet and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet models ahead of the supercars' public debut at the Los Angeles auto show on November 20. The design of both cars closely follows the recently introduced 911 Turbo and Turbo S coupes, while boasting a unique body that is 28mm wider than the widest of the current 991-generation models, the Carrera 4...


Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Squadra Corse: officially unveiled
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Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Squadra Corse: officially unveiled

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Squadra Corse has been officially unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. As its name suggests, this latest and most extreme model in the Gallardo line-up has been developed by Lamborghini’s new racing department Squadra Corse and features many of the same components used on the Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo racing car...


Porsche 918 Spyder smashes Nurburgring lap record
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Porsche 918 Spyder smashes Nurburgring lap record

The latest champion of the Nurburgring is the Porsche 918 Spyder, becoming the first approved road car to run a sub-seven minute lap. The production spec 918 Spyder broke the lap record on September 4, with Porsche factory race driver Marc Lieb behind the wheel lapping the 20.8km Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in 6 minutes and 57 seconds...


McLaren P1 supercar undergoes final testing in the US: video
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McLaren P1 supercar undergoes final testing in the US: video

The first 'sans camouflage' footage of the production-intent McLaren P1 has been released approximately one year after the concept version debuted at the 2012 Paris motor show. With the first customer deliveries scheduled to start in the coming weeks, McLaren is in the process of final validation testing of the P1 in the arid US states of Arizona, California and Nevada where temperatures during this time of the year can soar as high as 52 degrees...


Ferrari FF Review
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Ferrari FF Review

Ferrari's AWD grand tourer proves it's a supercar for all seasons on an epic journey to the Australian ski fields.


Ferrari FF versus Aussie snow: video
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Ferrari FF versus Aussie snow: video

CarAdvice takes the Ferrari FF, the Prancing Horse's first AWD model, on an epic trip to New South Wales' Snowy Mountains to discover whether the V12-powered FF is a supercar for winter as well as other seasons. You can also read CarAdvice's review on the Ferrari FF here.


Wiesmann files for bankruptcy: report
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Wiesmann files for bankruptcy: report

German sports car manufacturer Wiesmann has reportedly filed for bankruptcy. German media reports the filing was made this week in the Munster District Court in Germany, though the company’s financial details have not been revealed. Wiesmann unveiled its latest creation, the GT MF4-CS, at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year...


McLaren 12C GT Sprint unveiled
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McLaren 12C GT Sprint unveiled

McLaren has announced a new track-only edition of its MP4 12C supercar, called the McLaren 12 C GT Sprint. The latest addition to the McLaren 12C family is intended to bridge the gap between the road-legal version and the hardcore 12C GT3 and 12C GT Can-Am models. As with the 12C, the GT Sprint is based on McLaren’s carbonfibre MonoCell chassis and incorporates some of the engineering features on the 12C GT3 racer...


Saleen 351 Mustang: 522kW pony car revealed
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Saleen 351 Mustang: 522kW pony car revealed

American high-performance vehicle manufacturer Saleen Automotive has officially unveiled its latest offering: the Saleen 351 Mustang. Armed with a 5.75-litre (351 cubic inch) supercharged V8 that makes 522kW and a ground-pounding 887Nm of torque, the 2014 Saleen 351 Mustang is the company’s most extreme Mustang to date...


Nissan ZEOD RC: 300km/h LeMans prototype unveiled
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Nissan ZEOD RC: 300km/h LeMans prototype unveiled

The Nissan ZEOD RC will take on the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hour race as a 300km/h sports car that will be a test-bed for its zero-emissions road car technology. Nissan unveiled the radical ZEOD RC – Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car – on the eve of last weekend’s Le Mans race...


Aston Martin Vanquish Volante unveiled
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Aston Martin Vanquish Volante unveiled

The Aston Martin Vanquish Volante has been unveiled today with a $500K-plus price tag. The $510,040 Vanquish Volante becomes the flagship model in the luxury British car maker’s sports car line-up, sitting above the $472,840 Vanquish Coupe. Boasting the same 421kW/620Nm 6...


Aston Martin DB9 plug-in hybrid revealed
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Aston Martin DB9 plug-in hybrid revealed

An Aston Martin DB9 plug-in hybrid prototype has been created with the help of Bosch Engineering. Designed to showcase how plug-in hybrid technology can improve performance, the petrol-electric Aston Martin DB9 is fitted with two electric motors that drive the front wheels, while its standard 6.0-litre V12 petrol engine continues to drive the rear...