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2019 Audi S8 spotted undisguised getting sideways(ish)

The upcoming Audi S8 super-sedan has been snapped getting a little bit sideways around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. This time it's not wearing any camouflage, with a more aggressive front bumper and quad pipes on full display for the world...

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Porsche 956 C and 919 take on the Nurburgring - Video
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Porsche 956 C and 919 take on the Nurburgring - Video

Killed young, the 919 Hybrid might never reach legend status alongside the likes of the 956, but that hasn't stopped Porsche rolling both cars out side-by-side. Last week, the company used the VLN 24 Hour race to show off its now-defunct hybrid racer at a 25.2-kilometre lap around the combined Grand Prix and Nordschleife circuit...


Audi e-tron snapped on the Nurburgring
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Audi e-tron snapped on the Nurburgring

The first all-electric, mass-produced Audi – the e-tron – has been snapped on the Nurburgring, continuing the long buildup to its full launch later this year. Here's what we know about the e-tron, which officially launches on August 30. In prototype form, it offers more than 500km of range on a full charge, and hits 100km/h in 4.6 seconds...


2019 Audi RS Q3 spied again
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2019 Audi RS Q3 spied again

The next-generation Audi RS Q3 has been spied again at the Nurburgring, ahead of an anticipated debut later this year. Few changes have been made to this prototype compared to the last one spotted at the 'Ring, though photographers noted that this vehicle was driving at a similar time to an RS3 and sounded the same – suggesting a five-cylinder powerplant will reside under the bonnet...


Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied at the Nurburgring
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Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spied at the Nurburgring

The upcoming Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 has been spied again, this time during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife. Set to become the flagship hardtop 718, the Cayman GT4 will build on the concept of the previous version – aggressive race-inspired aerodynamics, a track-focused mechanical package, along with a high-revving naturally-aspirated boxer engine...


2019 Bentley Continental GTC spied again
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2019 Bentley Continental GTC spied again

The next-generation Bentley Continental GTC has been spied undertaking performance testing at the Nurburgring. While the thin camouflage doesn't exactly reveal any new design details, it's quite obvious the GTC will be a fabric roofed version of the Continental GT coupe. It's expected from launch the GTC will be fitted with the new GT's reworked 6...


Volkswagen T-Roc R spied again
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Volkswagen T-Roc R spied again

A development prototype believed to be an early Volkswagen T-Roc R has been spied again, indicating the company's small performance SUV project is still in the works. Snapped leaving the Volkswagen and Audi test facility at the Nurburgring, the T-Roc R prototype looks very much like the blue example spied last September, though the LED daytime-running light strips in the front bumper aren't present on this black vehicle...


2018 Aston Martin DB11 AMR revealed - UPDATE
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2018 Aston Martin DB11 AMR revealed - UPDATE

Update (14/5/18): Aston Martin's local division has confirmed the DB11 AMR for an Australian release later this year, priced from $428,000. See bottom of article for details. The Aston Martin DB11 AMR has been revealed, serving as the new flagship of the British GT's line-up...


Ford F-150 Raptor drifts around the 'Ring – video
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Ford F-150 Raptor drifts around the 'Ring – video

The Ford F-150 Raptor is something of an on- and off-road weapon. Powered by a twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6, the super truck develops 335kW of power and 691Nm of torque. In a new clip posted by Ford Performance, the Blue Oval's performance truck is driven by drift racer Vaughn Gittin Jr...


2018 BMW M5 takes on the Nurburgring - video
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2018 BMW M5 takes on the Nurburgring - video

The 2018 BMW M5 is a serious beast, with 441kW of power and 750Nm of torque from its 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8. We know it's quick in a straight line, but how does it shape up around the Green Hell? German magazine Sport Auto decided to find out, putting a blue F90 M5 through its paces around the fearsome Nurburgring Nordschleife...


Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet
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Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet

Jaguar has added an F-Type SVR and XJR575 to the 'Ring Taxi' fleet, giving fans of the brand a chance to lap the legendary Nurburgring North Loop with a race driver behind the wheel. The cars themselves are standard, which means the F-Type SVR makes 420kW of power and 700Nm of torque from a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine. It'll hit 100km/h in just 3...


2019 Bentley Flying Spur hits the Nurburgring
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2019 Bentley Flying Spur hits the Nurburgring

The next-generation Bentley Flying Spur has been spied at the Nurburgring for the first time, in the lead-up to the vehicle's production debut. While there's still plenty of camouflage and false bodywork concealing the new limousine's final design, we can make educated guesses as to what's coming from the new Flying Spur based on the recently-revealed and related Continental GT coupe...


Provisional calendar unveiled for Electric GT
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Provisional calendar unveiled for Electric GT

Formula E is no longer alone in offering an all-electric race series, with the Electric GT championship set to kick off in November this year. Based on a provisional calendar published on the series website, round one will be held on November 3/4 at Jerez, Spain, before heading to Paul Ricard, France in February/March...


2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied
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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spied

The rumoured Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied again, this time doing laps at the Nurburgring. Developed as an open-top companion to the also-rumoured 718 Cayman GT4, the 718 Boxster Spyder is expected to be the last Boxster with a naturally-aspirated six-cylinder boxer engine, as the company moves toward turbocharging its line-up...


Lamborghini Aventador SV Jota spied again
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Lamborghini Aventador SV Jota spied again

The hottest Lamborghini Aventador, the SV Jota, has been snapped lapping the Nurburgring in two different camouflage patterns. This is the second time the SV-J has been spied in public this week, after CarAdvice snagged a first glimpse of the last year. We dubbed it 'Performante' back then, but industry scuttlebutt has since suggested the Jota name will be used...


2019 Audi RS Q3 spied
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2019 Audi RS Q3 spied

A prototype believed to be the new-generation Audi RS Q3 has been spied this week at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany, ahead of a likely reveal later this year or early next. Key differentiators between this prototype and regular Q3 development vehicles spied recently include the more aggressive body kit, larger wheels, and the uprated brake package...


Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied
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Aston Martin Rapide AMR spied

A prototype believed to be the production Aston Martin Rapide AMR has been spied this week around the Nurburgring in Germany. Based on the 2017 Rapide AMR concept, the production version will feature a power boost and a more performance-focused mechanical setup for a more engaging drive experience – Aston Martin Racing (AMR) products are meant to be the most extreme versions of core models...


2019 Hyundai i30 N Fastback spied
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2019 Hyundai i30 N Fastback spied

The upcoming Hyundai i30 N Fastback has been spotted again this week doing rounds at the famed Nurburgring in Germany. For the first time the four-door i30 has dropped the heavy black sheeting and false body panels concealing most of its design details, giving us a closer peek at the final look – despite the black-and-white wrap...


Range Rover Velar SVR spied
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Range Rover Velar SVR spied

The anticipated (but not yet confirmed) Range Rover Velar SVR has been spied again, doing rounds at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. While this prototype looks very similar to the vehicle spotted almost a year ago, the time between sightings hints that the British marque is going ahead with a performance version of its style-focused offering – complete with its signature supercharged V8 engine...


Alfa Romeo specials heading to Geneva
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Alfa Romeo specials heading to Geneva

Alfa Romeo has revealed a slew of special-edition models for the Geneva motor show, based on the 4C, Giulia and Stelvio. There's quite a bit to cover – here's a look at each model. Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING Headlining the Alfa Romeo stand at the Geneva motor show are the matte-grey Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING specials, celebrating each model's record lap around the iconic German race track...