Xtrac, a British engineering firm that specializes in vehicle transmission and driveline technology, and is supplier to a number of Formula One teams as well as performance brands such as Pagani, has come out with a new transmission it says will help revolutionize supercar design. Xtrac calls its new transmission a “hybridized automated manual” and says it will allow high-powered supercars and luxury sedans to meet strict fuel economy and emissions regulations not planned until 2020. The key to the technology is an integrated electric motor, which allows a vehicle to travel at...
2011 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Race Car In The Works
We’ve already seen race bred versions of the Aston Martin Vantage designed for the GT2 and GT4 competitions but now Aston Martin and its racing division, Aston Martin Racing (AMR), is developing a new GT3 car. Based on the V12 Vantage production car already in showrooms, the new Vantage GT3...Viknesh Vijayenthiran