• David Coulthard tests the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell prototype

    For everyone who has ever uttered the words, "I bet I could beat that guy" when watching motor racing on television, getting a chance to actually go head to head with a Formula 1 driver could be your opportunity to prove it. European gamers will do just that on September 5, when Gran Turismo 5 fans from around Europe will be able to virtually race against former F1 star and current F1 TV pundit David Coulthard. The former Grand Prix winner will be getting behind the wheel of a 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar on a real race circuit, the location of which is currently undisclosed. At the...

  • Ferrari 458 on fire in Brazil
    Ferrari 458 Italia Bursts Into Flame Two Months After Recall

    Back in September Ferrari issued an official recall of its still new 458 Italia supercar following a spate of reports of cars spontaneously combusting and burning to the point where they are no longer recognizable as even cars. In the past year there have been no less than ten different reports of...

  • F1 Champ Jenson Button with Mercedes-Benz C-Class DR 520 Estate (Source: Mercedes)
    F1 Champ Jenson Button Flees Armed Gunmen In Brazil

    Reigning F1 champion Jenson Button is lucky to be alive thanks to the expert driving of his security driver following an incident that took place on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil this past weekend. Button, his father John, and several of his McLaren cohorts were stuck in traffic in an armored...

  • Amoritz GT DR7 supercar teaser
    Brazil’s Amoritz GT DR7 Supercar Previewed In New Teaser

    The Amoritz name would probably be unfamiliar in most automotive circles. That’s because it doesn’t hail from the U.S. or Europe, but rather it comes from Brazil. Amoritz is the name of a new supercar start-up, whose first product, the GT DR7, has been previewed today in teaser form. The car...

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