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Off Track

NIO’s EP9 fully-electric supercar holds Nürburgring record

Whilst Formula E is growing in popularity, no-one was expecting this from an electric road car. With a top speed of 194 mph, the EP9 is currently the world’s fastest automobile. To show off it’s speed, it has just gone and set a new Nürburgring record for an electric car. Continue Reading

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Off Track

A life size LEGO Scuderia Ferrari and other vehicles hit Rome

After a relatively poor season, Italian photographer Domenico Franco’s personal project will at least give the Ferrari-mad Tifosi something to smile about. This series of surreal scenarios sees a larger-than-life-LEGO F1 car and other vehicles parked in front of Rome’s most famous architectural sites. Continue Reading

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Off Track

Mercedes release the AMG-GT Bobby car for kids

These ‘single seater’ Mercedes-AMG GT bobby cars are available in a classic silver and yellow. Let’s hope they’re more reliable than Hamilton’s F1-W07-hybrid… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Honda Civic Type R is heading to America in 2017

Frustratingly for Button and Alonso, this Honda Civic Type R concept could probably lap Circuit of The Americas faster than the McLaren Honda MP4-31…

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Off Track

F1 Technical Director Gordon Murray designs flat pack van

Across the developing world, and Africa in particular, there is an intense need for improved transport both for everyday living as well as emergencies. Even though 10% of the world’s population lives in Africa, there has never been a vehicle specifically designed and manufactured in volume to meet the rigours of the continent. Continue Reading

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Products

Mercedes-Benz release a $1.7 million USD ‘Silver arrow of the seas’

Originally designed as a concept back in 2012, Mercedes-Benz’s new Arrow 460 Granturismo Edition Yacht is now ready for the public. Nicknamed the ‘Silver Arrow of the Seas,’ the motor yacht follows strict design principles from their sports car range. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Acura NSX GT3 is a back to basics racing car

Honda has just unveiled their Acura NSX GT3 track car at the New York Auto Show. Based on the road version of the supercar, this race-spec model has done away with the hybrid all-wheel-drive and is powered purely from a twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 in RWD. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

McLaren lift wraps on 570GT ahead of Geneva Motor show

McLaren have released the first studio images of their new luxury supercar, the 570GT. Designed not just as a track car, but as an elite super-road car too – for those who can afford it. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Aston Martin Vulcan unleashed at the Yas Marina circuit

Top Gear Magazine were invited by Aston Martin to test their new track-only car the Vulcan – which is based on their limited edition One-77. It is a race car that generates more kg’s of downforce than it weights, so it could theoretically drive on a ceiling! Continue Reading

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Off Track

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing partnership present the SD GT3 boat

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have collaborated on a racing boat for the sixth consecutive year. Even at 41 foot long, the 2 mercury racing 1100 horsepower engines can power the boat to an estimated 100 mph. Continue Reading

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