Engineers from General Motors’ European division Opel have revealed a wild concept based on the Astra OPC that packs all the best bits from various racing versions of the popular compact into a single package that is actually street legal. Called the Opel Astra OPC Extreme, the car could actually be built should demand prove sufficient.
2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme
Nissan’s unlikely to add a convertible for its R35 GT-R, nor on future versions for that matter, but you can still have one if you’re a current GT-R owner and drop-top driving is a must. The people at Newport Convertible Engineering, based in sunny California, has just revealed a convertible mod for the world-beating Japanese sports car.
R35 Nissan GT-R convertible by Newport Convertible Engineering
British supercar startup Arash has revealed a new car, the AF8. The Ferrari 458 and McLaren 12C rival is powered by a V-8 engine and is said to feature a design inspired by Arash’s previous models, the Farboud GT and AF10.
Koenigsegg’s new One:1 supercar is potentially the fastest production car on the planet. No independent testing has been conducted, but with a power output of 1,340 horsepower, or 1,000 kilowatts, Koenigsegg is confident the One:1 can exceed speeds as high as 270 mph.
While America awaits a homegrown Touareg of its own and a bigger Tiguan, Volkswagen's brewing up a third crossover SUV for its global lineup--and the VW T-Roc is the early look at what's coming. Looking like VW’s version of the Nissan Juke, the T-Roc should prove popular in the marketplace, assuming the production version isn’t watered down too much.
Volkswagen T-Roc Concept
Something like a Subaru WRX may very likely be quick around a snow course, but it certainly wouldn't look as good getting sideways as say, for example, an Aston Martin Vanquish. And as we discovered during Aston Martin’s On Ice tour, the British-built GTs also hold their own on the powder.
Aston Martin On Ice
Behold! Mercedes-Benz's Zetros 6x6 is the ideal ride for surviving any winter zombie apocalypse. Under the hood is a 7.2-liter diesel straight-six that can produce over 900 pound-feet of torque--perfect for running over… practically anything.
Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6x6