Bertone Project M supercar Mantide

Mantide supercar to challenge Corvette ZR1’s Nurburgring lap time

With a hexagon-centric theme and styling that looks like it was sent back through a space-time rift from 2020, the Bertone Mantide is a new and polarizing figure in the design world. Soon, however, it may also be a prominent figure in the performance world as the owner of the car reportedly wants... read more

July 9, 2009 by
Lexus LF-A spy shots

New info reveals Lexus LF-A will be limited to 500 units

The supercar that almost wasn’t, and still might not be, the Lexus LF-A, was recently spotted again in prototype form ahead of a rumored debut at October's Tokyo Motor... read more June 14, 2009 by

2009 Nissan 370Z

Nissan launches 370Z Nurburgring Edition in Europe

In Japan and the U.S. the Nissan 370Z is available in a high-performance Nismo trim but for European fans the specially tuned coupe is strictly off limits. As some solace... read more June 1, 2009 by

Porsche 2009 Nurburgring 24-hours race

Porsche takes overall victory at 2009 Nurburgring 24-hour race

Porsche has won the Nurburgring 24-hour race for the fourth year in a row, with the first place title going to the Manthey Racing team after its 480hp (358kW) Porsche 911 GT3... read more May 27, 2009 by

Aston Martin V12 Vantage 24-hour Nurburgring race car

Six Aston Martins to tackle Nurburgring 24-hour race

Aston Martin will return to the starting grid of Germany’s Nordschleife for its fourth consecutive year of the Nurburgring 24-hour endurance challenge, which kicks off... read more May 22, 2009 by

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Toyota unveils LF-A race cars for 24-hour Nurburgring race

Though over a year has elapsed since the Lexus LF-A was first spotted in testing, and it's been almost a year since it last ran the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, the crew at Lexus... read more May 20, 2009 by

2010 Nissan GT-R Series II

Nissan GT-R posts new 7m 26.7s Nurburgring lap time

It wasn't long ago that the public spitting contest between Nissan and Porsche regarding the GT-R's lap time around the famed Nurburgring was in the spotlight. Nissan started... read more May 14, 2009 by

MBTech CNG Mercedes Benz SLK Concept

MBTech takes CNG Mercedes Benz SLK Concept to the Nurburgring

In an attempt to show off the potential of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) cars, MBTech, an engineering group with close ties to Mercedes Benz, has run a series of tests at... read more April 30, 2009 by

2010 Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche-Nissan 'Ring battle goes another round: 2010 GT3 down to 7:40 unofficial

Laying claim to the title of the fastest run around the Nurburgring's Nordschleife is one of the most coveted titles among the performance elite carmakers. The latest... read more April 24, 2009 by

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Audi teams readying R8 LMS to take on 24 hours of the Nurburgring

Audi's R8 took the consumer world by storm when it was released and since the debut of the R8 LMS, the success has continued, taking a podium spot at its first race, the... read more April 21, 2009 by

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco GT24 CNG race concept

VW returns to Nurburgring with Scirocco GT24 CNG race car

At the Nurburgring 24 hour endurance race on 23 and 24 May, Volkswagen will field two Scirocco race car concepts that have been modified to run on compressed natural gas... read more April 18, 2009 by

Subaru's 24-hour Nurburgring STI racer

Subaru prepping WRX STI to take on 24 hours at the 'Ring

World Rally Championship racing won't see a Subaru factory team this year, but the 37th ADAC Zurich 24 Hour Race - a 24-hour race at the Nurburgring - will. The 200-car field... read more April 17, 2009 by

Opel Astra OPC Race Camp

Opel waters down Astra OPC Nurburgring 24 endurance race car for the street

The Astra hatch is approaching the end of its product cycle, but in the lead up to the arrival of an all-new model later this year Opel has seen fit to release one more... read more March 24, 2009 by

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AMG Driving Academy: become a hot shoe in every condition

Driving academies from high-performance carmakers are nothing new: AMG's has been around for years. Nissan offers one for GT-R owners, Lamborghini for their owners, Corvette... read more March 17, 2009 by

2010 Nissan GT-R Spec-V spy shots

Rumored full specs for Nissan GT-R Spec-V

Nissan execs have confirmed the existence of a Spec-V GT-R, a lighter and more powerful version of the already extreme Japanese supercar, and we now have what is rumored to... read more November 30, 2008 by

Heinricy on track at Portland International Raceway, 2005

GM Performance Division executive John Heinricy retires

The face of General Motors' widely-lauded Performance Division would be a different sight if it weren't for John Heinricy. An executive and development driver, Heinricy... read more November 5, 2008 by


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