Porsche Unveils New 911 Sculpture

By   September 1, 2015

Porsche 911 Sculpture

Porsche 911 Sculpture

There have been quite a few very good cars made by Porsche over the years. However, none of them are as married to the brand as the 911. When someone talks about the German performance car maker, most will conjure an image of the rear-engined sports car.

It is no wonder then, that the iconic model would be chosen as the centerpiece for a new sculpture located at the Porscheplatz in Zuffenhausen, Germany. The 78 foot tall piece of automotive art is the work of British artist Gerry Judah.

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Our First Drive In A Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R

By   September 1, 2015

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R Front Emd

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R

Who doesn’t love the Ford Mustang? And who doesn’t love the idea of 526HP and 0-60 in fast (official specs haven’t yet been released)? Well, Ford has thought of everything with their newest Shelby Mustang GT350. The car is beautiful with the new body and better aerodynamics, but it’s not just a nice car because of its looks. When you push the ignition button (I sure do miss the turn of a key) the engine roars to life and proves it’s not just a cute little pony like my first mustang from the 90’s.

This last week I was able to drool over the car and drive the GT350R on the track at Laguna Seca Speedway. Everything is new on the GT350 (except the steering column) and that includes the independent rear suspension. I was so thankful Ford switched out the live axle when my hotlap included the infamous Corkscrew. There was no sliding around on the track. Turns were smooth. The wheels kept traction and I didn’t have any near death experiences.

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Teaser: Our First Drive In A New Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R At Laguna Seca

By   August 31, 2015

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R

We recent had the chance to experience the new Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R at Laguna Seca. We got an idea of just how well the new ‘Stang could handle on the famed road course.

The track focused machine offers 526 horsepower from a 5.2-liter V8 engine designed with a flat-plane crankshaft. This new car is a huge improvement on a circuit over previous models as handling is much improved thanks to the new suspension setup.

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McLaren Factory Driver Rob Bell And Up And Comer Andrew Watson Prepare For Spa

By   August 29, 2015

Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson

McLaren factory driver Rob Bell will be teaming up with promising young driver Andrew Watson for the next round of the International GT Open. The race will be at the famed Spa-Francorchamps circuit and will take place September 5th and 6th.

The two will be competing in a McLaren 650S GT3 and will be part of the two car entry by Teo Martin Motorsport. The other 650S GT3 will be driven by Alvaro Parente and Miguel Ramos who currently lead the series in championship points.

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Subaru Announces 2016 BRZ Pricing; Starts At $25,395

By   August 27, 2015

2016 Subaru BRZ

2016 Subaru BRZ

The Subaru BRZ may not be the fastest car in a straight line, but it is one of the most fun vehicles to drive. The front mounted 2.0-liter boxer engine helps give the BRZ a low center of gravity. Add this to the the rear-wheel drive layout and you have a recipe for a good handling machine.

The Subaru is underpowered by today’s high standards. With just 200 horsepower you won’t be bragging to any Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owners, but that doesn’t keep it from providing an awesome driving experience.

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