First Lotus Evora 400 Finishes Assembly

By   July 2, 2015

Lotus Evora 400

Lotus Evora 400

The first Lotus Evora 400 has been assembled and a small celebration was held to mark the occasion. Some members of senior management, manufacturing and the engineering staff where invited to the event as the first example drove off the assembly line in Hethel.

Examples of the British mid-engined sports car will be delivered to customers starting in August. However, North American markets will have to want until the 2017 model year to get the car that will start being delivered in early 2016.

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Formula 1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo First To Drive Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Circuit

By   July 2, 2015

Daniel Ricciardo at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Circuit

Daniel Ricciardo at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Circuit

In November Formula 1 will return to Mexico for the first time in 23 years. The Mexican Grand Prix will be run at the new 17-turn, 2.7-mile Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit in Mexico City.

Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo is the first F1 competitor to get time on the new circuit. He did so in an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid as well as an Formula 1 car.

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Cheap Porsche Or Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ?

By   July 2, 2015

Porsche Boxster Or Scion FR-S

Porsche Boxster Or Scion FR-S

Today, I was filming an episode of our upcoming, nearly daily, vlog called My Depreciated Porsche (more on that next week). In it we spotted a Scion FR-S and this brought up some conversation about if it is better to drive a new Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ or an inexpensive Porsche Boxster.

If you look at the two cars they are very similar in many ways, at least on paper. The early 986 Boxster has about the same horsepower, weighs about the same and launches from 0-60 mph in about the same time. Both the FR-S and Boxster are good handling fun to drive cars.

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McLaren 650S GT3 Gets First Victory In Asia

By   July 1, 2015

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

The McLaren 650S GT3 had a very good showing at the Okayama circuit in Japan. The customer FFF Racing Team managed to get the English racing machine its first win in the GT Asia Championship.

Former Formula 1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi and former series race winner Hiroshi Hamaguchi managed to pilot the car to the win. This was the McLaren’s first win in Asia and 11th worldwide.

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Is This What The 2017 Volvo S90 Will Look Like?

By   June 30, 2015

Volvo S90 Rendering

Volvo S90

When you think of Volvo, you likely don’t think of quick luxury cars. No, you think of safety. They are an automaker that is known for telling their engineers to go crazy with performance on a project and those same engineers manage to make a vehicle just a bit safer.

Outside of a few sportier cars, this has been the general rule for the company. However, the new Volvo S90 could change this perception quite a bit. The key competition will be the BMW 5 Series which has more of a luxury performance car vibe, especially in M trim.

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