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Brabham BT62 to test at 'The Bend'

Brabham Automotive will use the new circuit at Tailem Bend, South Australia – simply dubbed 'The Bend' – as its local testing facility. The 7...

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Brabham BT62 tears up Phillip Island circuit – Video
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Brabham BT62 tears up Phillip Island circuit – Video

It's now been a month since Brabham Automotive revealed the BT62 in London, but we haven't quite seen what the car is capable of yet. This week, the company has given us a brief glimpse, posting the above video showing the new track-only supercar speeding around Phillip Island raceway in Victoria, Australia...


Brabham Automotive: The story behind the logo
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Brabham Automotive: The story behind the logo

Brabham Automotive has unveiled (and priced) its BT62 supercar, but it's not done explaining the history behind the name. Most motoring enthusiasts would be familiar with Sir Jack Brabham, three-time Formula 1 world champion and the only man to win a world title in a car of his own design...


Brabham BT62: Race and road versions of Aussie hypercar on the cards
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Brabham BT62: Race and road versions of Aussie hypercar on the cards

We’ve already given you the bare bones on the new Brabham BT62 hypercar that was launched in London yesterday, it’s fair to say the original press release left a significant number of unanswered questions. Which is why we went along to the unveiling at Australia House to try and find out more...


Brabham BT62 unveiled
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Brabham BT62 unveiled

The track-only Brabham BT62 supercar has been unveiled overnight, at an event at the Australian High Commission in London. The BT62 is powered by a mid-mounted 5.4-litre naturally-aspirated V8 with 522kW of power and 667Nm of torque. Drive goes to the rear wheels via a six-speed Holinger sequential transmission...


Brabham BT62: Order books open ahead of May 2 reveal
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Brabham BT62: Order books open ahead of May 2 reveal

The Brabham BT62 – scheduled to be revealed on May 2 – is now available to order in the UK, with prices kicking off at £1 million ($1.84m). Limited to just 70 units, the BT62's production run acknowledges the 70th anniversary of Sir Jack Brabham's racing debut in 1948. Brabham Automotive also released yet another teaser image of its upcoming supercar (top) showing the company's badge on the bonnet...


Brabham BT62 teased... again
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Brabham BT62 teased... again

Brabham Automotive has provided the clearest look at its upcoming BT62 supercar yet, offering a glimpse at the car's ginormous rear wing and, finally, revealing some performance figures. According to the company – which pays homage to legendary Formula 1 driver, Sir Jack Brabham, with its name – the BT62 will be powered by a naturally-aspirated 5...


Brabham BT62 teased - VIDEO
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Brabham BT62 teased - VIDEO

Brabham Automotive is gearing up to launch of its V8 BT62 supercar, with another teaser surfacing online over the weekend. Having given us a snippet of engine noise, the company has posted a video of the car flying past a pit wall. Once again, it's hard to garner any details about the car from the video, barring the fact it still sounds mean...


Brabham confirms BT62 name, engine note
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Brabham confirms BT62 name, engine note

Brabham Automotive has taken another baby step towards its return, with a brief engine-note teaser video and the reveal of its upcoming model dubbed 'BT62'. David Brabham, son of motorsport legend Sir Jack Brabham, is responsible for the nameplate's return after more than 25 years in the wilderness...


Full Throttle - The wrap up
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Full Throttle - The wrap up

So here we are, back in Sydney after another comfortable business class flight - thanks Etihad - and are feeling somewhat relieved that after more than three weeks it's touchdown on home soil. But the relief was shortlived after we realised that we'd just landed back in the most over-lawed, under-policed country on earth...


Full Throttle: Day 8 & 9
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Full Throttle: Day 8 & 9

I met a military commander today. Not what I expected at all. Firstly, he was dressed in civilian clothes. Secondly, he wasn't barking orders at me, and he can steer, too. Sat behind the wheel of the ABT R8, the guy had no hesitation in putting his boot into it, sliding it around his own army barracks with ease. The scary thing is, he'd never driven it before...


Full Throttle Teaser
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Full Throttle Teaser

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