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EXCLUSIVE: Brabham Automotive confirms all-new Australian-built supercar for the road
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21st Apr 2021
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EXCLUSIVE: Brabham Automotive confirms all-new Australian-built supercar for the road

EXCLUSIVE Car manufacturing is set to return to Australia with one of the most iconic names in motorsport. A top-secret road-going supercar – to rival the likes of Ferrari, McLaren, and Lamborghini – is currently being developed by local manufacturer Brabham Automotive. “We will be releasing a new road vehicle ... [and] our intention is for that vehicle to be built in Australia," the company's CEO, Dan Marks, revealed to CarAdvice.
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William Davis
Porsche set for Le Mans return
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20th Dec 2020
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Porsche set for Le Mans return

Porsche has confirmed it will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2023. The German manufacturer will contest the series under the new LMDh regulations, eschewing the much-vaunted hypercar category that has already attracted entries from Toyota and Peugeot. The new LMDh category – essentially a replacement for the WEC’s existing LMP2 category – allows for hybrid drivetrain and bodystyle freedoms which must be married to a spec chassis from one of four suppliers.
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Rob Margeit
Toyota trademarks GR 010 name, likely for upcoming GR Super Sport hypercar
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24th Sep 2020
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Toyota trademarks GR 010 name, likely for upcoming GR Super Sport hypercar

Toyota has filed a trademark for the GR 010 name in Europe, citing use for "automobiles and structural parts thereof." It appears likely the designation is reserved for an upcoming street-legal variant of the brand's GR Super Sport concept, which was recently spotted testing at Le Mans.
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William Davis
Peugeot Le Mans racer teased
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5th Dec 2019
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Peugeot Le Mans racer teased

Peugeot was last seen racing at Le Mans in 2011 but now they’re roaring back onto the track. The French automaker is partnering with Rebellion Racing to produce a new hypercar for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the new Le Mans Hypercar category in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The program will kick off in 2022. Per WEC requirements, the racecar will be a hybrid but Peugeot and Rebellion Racing have yet to reveal any details of their car’s powertrain.
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William Stopford
Alpine A110: Lighter special coming to Le Mans
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11th Jun 2019
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Alpine A110: Lighter special coming to Le Mans

Alpine is preparing a more focused version of its A110 for Le Mans, teasing the GT4-inspired coupe on social media. The new A110 variant, which was spied testing at the Nurburgring in May, is expected to lob with a more powerful version of the standard car's 1.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, potentially making a Megane RS-aping 220kW.
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Scott Collie