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Jaguar F-Type rally convertibles unveiled

Jaguar has modified a pair of F-Type convertibles for rallying, as it looks to celebrate the XK120's rally exploits during the 1950s...

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Roborace: Autonomous race series won't be fully-autonomous to start
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Roborace: Autonomous race series won't be fully-autonomous to start

Roborace has been in the works for a while now, promising to revolutionise racing by removing the driver. Turns out, the revolution won't happen overnight though, with the series CEO revealing season one will involve a combination of conventional and autonomous racing. Speaking with Motosport...


Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia rally team announced
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Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia rally team announced

Toyota Australia is throwing its considerable weight behind a factory rally operation, set to run two Yaris AP4 cars in the Australian Rally Championship (ARC). The new team will debut at Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour this weekend, with Harry Bates behind the wheel and John McCarthy in the co-driver's hot seat...


Porsche 935: How it was developed
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Porsche 935: How it was developed

Porsche has given fans of its exclusive 935 race car a more detailed look into its development process, in a video released by its 9:11 magazine. The clip features interviews with exterior designer Grant Larson, 935 project leader, Kay-Alexander Breitbach, and Matthias Scholz, overall project manager for GT customer racing, along with some stunning footage of the car in the studio and on the track...


Ford Mustang Supercar breaks cover
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Ford Mustang Supercar breaks cover

Ford Australia has offered the first peek at its upcoming Mustang Supercar, the replacement for its long-serving Falcon, during testing. The car undergoing testing is being developed by DJR Penske, Tickford Racing, Ford Performance and Ford Australia, and was driven by current Supercars Championship leader, Scott McLaughlin...


Kia Forte Drift Car revealed with Stinger engine
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Kia Forte Drift Car revealed with Stinger engine

Designed in collaboration with Red Bull, the Kia Forte Drift Car is now on display at SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas. Although the Drift Car started life as an off-the-shelf Forte – Cerato to us – sedan, it now has the Stinger GT's 3.3-litre twin-turbo V6 crammed under the bonnet and aligned north-south thanks to "some tricky engineering"...


Lynk & Co 03 Cyan concept revealed
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Lynk & Co 03 Cyan concept revealed

Lynk & Co has confirmed it will enter the FIA World Touring Car Cup in partnership with Cyan Racing, revealing a 500hp (373kW) road car concept based on its new 03 sedan. When it hits the track in 2019, the Lynk & Co Cyan Racing 03 TCR will go head-to-head with racers from the likes of Audi, Honda, Hyundai and Volkswagen...


Mercedes-AMG One delayed nine months
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Mercedes-AMG One delayed nine months

The Mercedes-AMG One is an audacious project, aimed at caging Formula 1 power in a road-legal (but track-focused) body. Unsurprisingly, developing such a car hasn't been simple. Speaking with Top Gear in the UK, Mercedes-AMG boss, Tobias Moers, admitted to delays caused by adjustments on the car's powertrain...


W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers
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W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers

A female-only motorsport championship dubbed the W Series will kick off in May next year, aimed at narrowing the gender gap in the male-dominated world of motorsport. The last woman to compete for championship points in Formula 1 was Lella Lombardi...


Volkswagen ART3on: Apprentice-built special hits 100km/h in 3.9 seconds
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Volkswagen ART3on: Apprentice-built special hits 100km/h in 3.9 seconds

A team of Volkswagen Australia apprentices has made the Arteon 206TSI into a sub-4.0-second car, as a showcase for the World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park. The modified five-door, dubbed ART3on, makes 360kW and 600Nm from its 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, up from 206kW and 350Nm...


Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video
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Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video

The Schaeffler 4ePerformance is a wild all-electric concept that shoves four electric motors from a Formula E racer underneath an Audi RS3, and this video shows just how much of a weapon that creates. Posted by Daniel Abt on YouTube, the clip shows the Schaeffler 4eP duke it out with an Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan and Porsche 911 GT2 RS in a series of drag races – we won't give too much away...


Holden Time Attack Concept Racer revealed - UPDATE: Video added!
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Holden Time Attack Concept Racer revealed - UPDATE: Video added!

Holden has revealed its Time Attack Concept Racer, a virtual track weapon designed in-house by the brand's design and engineering teams, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first win at Mount Panorama. Think of it as a Vision Gran Turismo sort of vehicle, with futuristic and spaceship-like design elements, along with a wild all-electric powertrain...


Targa Great Barrier Reef in a Lotus Elise

Targa Great Barrier Reef in a Lotus Elise

There is no sport more expensive than motorsport. Arguably, there is also no sport as thrilling as motorsport. Any human that has ever been in control of a car at its limits knows the joys and the sheer adrenaline that the experience brings. It’s an addictive activity, but for many it’s often done in a manner that is both illegal and rather dangerous...

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2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 revealed in Paris
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2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 revealed in Paris

It's not the updated R8 we were hoping for, but Audi Sport – Audi's performance and motorsport division – has revealed a refreshed R8 LMS GT3 race car at the Paris motor show, which could be giving us a glimpse of what to expect from the facelifted supercar...


Infiniti Project Black S revealed in full
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Infiniti Project Black S revealed in full

Infiniti has announced full details about its Project Black S, unveiled at the Paris motor show overnight. Based on the Q60 Red Sport 400 coupe, the Project Black S is designed to show what Infiniti can do when electrification and petrol power combine. The car's dual-hybrid powertrain blends a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 engine with a trio of electric motor generator units (MGU)...


Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts the Nurburgring - video
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Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts the Nurburgring - video

It seems like new Nurburgring records crop up weekly, and the whole caper can get a bit fatiguing. Vaughn Gittin Jr, drifter and certified madman, has managed to circumvent that fatigue with his smokey, sideways lap of the legendary 'Green Hell'. Central to the attempt was a supercharged Mustang GT, putting around 671kW to the rear wheels...


I drove a Mercedes to Monza, to watch Mercedes win
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I drove a Mercedes to Monza, to watch Mercedes win

I've a confession, although it's not exactly a secret: I'm not really into motorsport. It's a fact that perplexes and even vexes my colleagues. What kind of motoring journo doesn't get up at 3am for the F1? Well, me, for one. (There are others, too, but I won't name and shame.) Still, I've attended my share of races, and while I can't name every helmet on the grid, I wouldn't say I've ever been bored...


2019 Volkswagen Jetta hits 338km/h at Bonneville
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta hits 338km/h at Bonneville

A highly modified example of the new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has achieved a speed of 338km/h at the Bonneville Salt Flats, as part of the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s World of Speed event. This speed was enough for it to take out Southern California Timing Association’s (SCTA) Blown Gas Coupe (G/BGC) class record...


Le Mans-winning Ford GT coming to Bathurst
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Le Mans-winning Ford GT coming to Bathurst

Ford Performance has secured racing royalty to display at the 2018 Bathurst 1000, announcing its Le Mans class-winning GT will put on a show for the crowd at the 'Great Race'. Ryan Briscoe, Australian full-time Ford Chip Ganassi Racing driver, will pilot the EcoBoost V6-powered racer around Mount Panorama circuit ahead of the main event...


Volkswagen apprentices preparing sub-4.0-second Arteon
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Volkswagen apprentices preparing sub-4.0-second Arteon

Having created a race-ready Amarok V6 last year, Volkswagen Australia apprentices are preparing a special Arteon capable of hitting 100km/h in less than four seconds for the 2019 World Time Attack Challenge in Sydney. The boosted Arteon will have an exterior wrap by Simon Murray, a prominent Sydney street artist, but the really exciting changes hide beneath its skin...