Archive for January, 2015

McLaren 650S Le Mans talks of the F1 GTR

Category: McLaren | Author: | Date: January 20th, 2015

McLaren have introduced a new version of the 650S called Le Mans. This is a vehicle that comes with the spirit of celebration and appearance.

It has come about in order to celebrate 20 years since their incredible McLaren F1 GTR managed to win the 24 hour of Le Mans endurance race.

McLaren 650S Le Mans edition

McLaren 650S Le Mans edition

We’re not sure the 650S is capable of a similar feat but the appearance level they’ve managed to reproduce pretty well. In terms of performance changes are non-existent.
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2015 Ford Mustang attacks European markets

Category: Ford | Author: | Date: January 20th, 2015

Ford has always been a brand of the people. It still is, and it’s about to become a brand of the fun loving people. This is because they’ve launched the new Mustang in Europe.

Excluding the UK, various markets of the old continent have actually had the opportunity to purchase the iconic muscle car before.

2015 Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang

What has changed with the 2015 model is the fact that it’s now available with an engine that’s more accustomed to the conditions.
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Subaru WRX STI racer coming to Nurburgring 24

Category: Subaru | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Subaru is a Japanese company that’s very well known for its motor sport efforts, especially in terms of rallying. As far as more conventional racing is concerned things aren’t the same.

That may just change since it seems they’re interested in taking to the tarmac and sticking to it. Mind you, they don’t plan to change the car very soon.

2015 Subaru WRX STI racer

2015 Subaru WRX STI racer

The Japanese car maker has announced that it plans to give the WRX STI a proper shakedown at the 2015 Nurburging 24 hour endurance race.
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Hyundai Veloster Turbo gets a facelift

Category: Hyundai | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

South Korea is a small country with big feats. Given the range of improvements they’ve been making in the automotive industry, they will have their mark on the map.

While my analyst status is yet to be established, I reckon there’s quite the set of hints pointing at Korea eventually being where Japan was less than 20 years ago.

Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Getting back to Korea, it’s time to talk about the Hyundai Veloster Turbo. This impressively hot hatchback is getting a facelift.
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2016 Mercedes S Class S600 Maybach confirmed

Category: Maybach, Mercedes | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Mercedes have launched the newest versions of the S Class in a couple length forms, in various power guises and quite a few interior options are available.

The future holds a convertible, a two door and probably an ice cream truck version. The one version everybody is waiting for is just around the corner however.

2016 Mercedes Maybach S Class S600

2016 Mercedes Maybach S Class S600

That’ll be the the 2016 Mercedes S Class S600 Maybach. It has officially been confirmed to soon hit the US market and is the best they could do.
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2015 BMW M5 30 Jahre Edition impresses auctioneers

Category: Bentley | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Owning a BMW M5 is satisfying. Owning a special version of this model is even better. Weirdly however, owning the last of a very special edition is perhaps not as impressive.

At least not considering what recently happened at Barrett Jackson’s Scottsdale auction last week. That’s where somebody paid 700.000 USD to secure this car.

2015 BMW M5 30 Jahre

2015 BMW M5 30 Jahre

It is the last (number 30 for US) of the 50 Jahre Special Edition version of the BMW M5. Being designed to celebrate 30 years of M cars is quite the honor.
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Dallas Performance Lamborghini Gallardo is now crazy

Category: Lamborghini | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Dallas Performance is a tuning company that has some interest in good looking cars but which is really crazy about fast ones.

In fact, the Texas based tuner is as crazy about power as any movie villain set on world domination. I mean, for several years they’ve been making turbo Lamborghini Gallardo models.

Dallas Performance Lamborghini Gallardo

Dallas Performance Lamborghini Gallardo

The newest update to their website simply reads: 2000 horsepower now available for the Lamboghini Gallardo. Can you spell crazy in other versions?
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2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid seen in Abu Dhabi

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Porsche is one of the car makers we all know that isn’t known for making much other than race cars. This is why every new racer they launch is important.

Take the 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid endurance prototype. With one year on track where they showed that they can get back in the game, the second arrival is crucial.

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid racer

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid racer

With Le Mans 24 hours trophy firmly in their sights, the German manufacturer has already started testing. The first opportunity presented itself in Abu Dhabi.
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First Ford Mustang GT350R auctioned off

Category: Ford | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Ford’s success is well known all throughout the company’s history, and Shelby seems to be picking up on that idea. Knowing the importance of this model, they set up an auction.

The American tuner/car maker made a deal with the good people at Scottsdale Auction and together sold the first ever GT350R model.

2015 Ford Shelby GT350R

2015 Ford Shelby GT350R

Before the hammer went down, the very tidy sum of 1 million dollars was mentioned. In case you didn’t catch that too well, four Ferrari 458s could’ve been bought instead.
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