Chevrolet Announces Camaro 50th Anniversary Activities At The Woodward Dream Cruise

By   June 29, 2016

Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition

Chevy Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition

The Chevrolet Camaro has been with us for 50 years now. To commemorate the anniversary of the beloved pony car the American automaker has many events planned. They are also offering a 50th Anniversary edition Camaro.

The planned events are scheduled for August 18th, 19th and 20th and are part of the Woodward Dream Cruise activities. There will be plenty of Camaros, including rare machines and examples from the each of the performance machine’s six generations. Including the 2017 Camaro ZL1 and 1LE models.

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Ford Commemorates 1966 Le Mans Win With Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition

By   June 28, 2016

Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition

Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition

The Ford GT recently won its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, fittingly besting Ferrari. This happened 50 years after the Ford GT40 Mark II driven by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon managed a victory in the legendary 24 hour race. The win was part of a 1-2-3 podium sweep.

In doing so Ford had beaten Ferrari which was no easy task at the time. Because of this the Ford GT40 is know as the “Ferrari Killer”. To commemorate the 1966 victory the American automaker is releasing the 2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition.

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Mercedes-AMG GT R World Debut

By   June 27, 2016

Mercedes-AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT R

At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed the new Mercedes-AMG GT R made its world debut. The street legal car is powerful and fast, but it is the sound that turns most heads. The exhaust sound is very loud and it crackles when downshifting.

The styling looks very similar to the standard GT, but in a more aggressive form. This is largely thanks to its aerodynamic features and the large rear wing. It also features active aerodynamics.

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The Jaguar F-TYPE SVR Takes On The Nurburgring And Wants You To Ride Along

By   June 25, 2016

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

The Nurburgring is one of the most challenging racing circuits in the world. The 200 mph Jaguar F-TYPE SVR is a very capable tool to take on the challenging track. Now you can get a taste of the Jag’s performance thanks to Jaguar’s Co-Pilot Nordschleife’ program.

Beyond that ability to hit a top speed of 200 mph expect strong acceleration with a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds. Powering the F-TYPE SVR is a 5.0-liter V8 pumping out 567 horsepower.

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Nissan Exits 24 Hours Of Le Mans LMP2 Class On Top

By   June 21, 2016

Nissan Powered LMP2 Prototype

Nissan Powered LMP2 Prototype

This year was the last time that Nissan powered prototypes will compete in the LMP2 class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Engines provided by the Japanese automaker have ruled the class in recent years and this year was no different. A car with a Nissan engine had a good chance of victory as 87 percent of the field in the class were powered by them.

In the past six years a Nissan powered prototype has won the LMP2 class at Le Mans five times. In this year’s 24 hour endurance race twelve out of the top thirteen cars in the class had a powertrain from the company.

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