• Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record at Spa

    Honda has a hot hit on its hands with the Civic Type R. This is one fast front driver, and it's fully capable of putting all 306 of its horsepower to good use. Case in point: Honda just set a new front-wheel-drive production car record at Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps Circuit. With Super GT driver Bertrand Baguette at the wheel, the Type R lapped the 4.352-mile track in just 2:53.72. Honda posted a video of the record-setting run to YouTube on Monday. The Japanese automaker is no stranger to setting fast times with its Civic Type R. In the spring of 2017, Honda took a Civic Type R to Germany's...

  • A Ferrari 275GTB driven in the rain at Spa
    Ride along in a Ferrari 275 GTB in the rain at Spa

    Any vintage Ferrari is worth massive piles of cash. It's no surprise that many of these cars are tucked away in climate-controlled spaces, and their work-of-art V-12 engines are often left to sit instead of firing to life and powering the rear wheels. Some owners, however, do take them out and use...

  • BMW M1 Procar spits flames at Spa
    Watch not one, but three, BMW M1 Procars spit flames and make beautiful sounds at Spa

    BMW built approximately 457 M1 super coupes. This production run lasted from 1978 up through 1981, during which time BMW teamed up with Lamborghini to deliver its wedge-shaped machine as a homologation special. To press more cars into the hands of buyers, BMW created the M1 Procar Championship...

  • Volvo's design sketches for the 2016 Volvo XC90
    Next Volvo XC90 Confirmed For Late 2014 Launch

    Volvo is in the midst of a five-year strategy that is costing close to $11 billion and will see the introduction of a host of new models based around a modular platform known as SPA. The first of these new models will be the next-generation XC90 SUV, which Volvo has now confirmed will not be...

  • 2011 Volvo Concept You teaser
    2011 Volvo Concept You Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

    Volvo is planning a new concept for next week’s 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and we now have an official video teaser showing off some of its details. Dubbed the Concept You, the new concept car is a showcase of Volvo’s upcoming Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA) and downsized engine...

  • 2011 Volvo Concept Universe
    Volvo Concept Universe Previews Next-Gen S80 Sedan: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

    Volvo’s new owner Geely is keen to reposition the Swedish automaker as a ‘Tier 1’ luxury brand able to compete with the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, though such a task is much easier said than done. Acura is one such company that’s often stated reaching Tier 1 status as...

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