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This 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance Offers the Same Performance as a 911 GT3 Cup

This 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance Offers the Same Performance as a 911 GT3 Cup

The Porsche Mission R morphs into the718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance just in time for GFOS

The future is electric, there is no doubt about that, and if the 911 will remain gas-powered for a little longer, things will be different for the entire 718 lineup. Porsche announced that as of 2025 both the 718 Cayman and Boxster will be replaced by an electric sports car. This will be the third electric car in Porsche’s lineup, next to the Taycan and the upcoming Macan EV.

A first glimpse at what the electric sports car could look like was offered back in 2021 when Porsche unveiled the Mission R Concept at the 2021 IAA Mobility show. Designed as a race car, the Mission R Concept has evolved even further, and it has now become the 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance – a running prototype that will celebrate its premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from June 23-26, 2022.

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2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pace Car

Sarah Fisher will have the honor of driving the car

Chevrolet Corvette has a very long history of pacing the Indy 500 race. It started in 1978 and 2022 will mark its nineteenth time on the job and its sixth consecutive year. This year, the pace car will be based on the 2023 Corvette Z06 and will be driven by former Indycar Series driver and team owner Sarah Fisher.

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Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 - The Race Car That Cannot Be Raced

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 - The Race Car That Cannot Be Raced

The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 will let you experience the full thrill of driving a race car, but without the actual racing

The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 is one of the craziest spin-offs of the now-discontinued Lamborghini Aventador. While the standard lineup of the Raging Bull is exciting enough for most, those craving the genuine, visceral feel of a proper race car can opt for the radical Essenza SCV12. But, there lies the problem. The Essenza is a track-only race car, but it has no racing series to compete in.

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The Raw V-12 Soundtrack Of This 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO Will Send Goosebumps Down Your Spine

The Raw V-12 Soundtrack Of This 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO Will Send Goosebumps Down Your Spine

Watch as this 1 of 36 Ferrari 250 GTO gets driven at the limit for 10 minutes, in an epic display of driving skills and V-12 soundtrack

Goodwood is one of the very few places where highly-exclusive, classic vehicles can be seen, driven on their limits. When it comes to special cars, few can match the presence of a 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO. The Ferrari 250 GTO is one of the rarest and most expensive, high-performance vehicles, which is why seeing one being raced is a rare occurance.

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The McLaren 720S Dresses Up In Fancy Clothes For The 2022 Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

The McLaren 720S Dresses Up In Fancy Clothes For The 2022 Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

The car is now finished in the famous Papaya orange paint

The inaugural Formula One Miami Grand Prix will take place from May 6 to May 8, 2022. To mark the event, McLaren Automotive and McLaren Racing prepared a total of five 720S supercars that will be used throughout the weekend for a variety of activities, including the Pirelli Hot Laps, competition in the Celebrity Race, and display at the McLaren Hospitality Suite.

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This Epic Track Battle Between Toyota GR Supra And Acura NSX Will Leave You Drooling

This Epic Track Battle Between Toyota GR Supra And Acura NSX Will Leave You Drooling

Toyota GR Supra tries to punch above its weight by taking on an Acura NSX around Chuckwalla Raceway

Track battles are where performance cars are really put through the test and Driving Line has staged another one. This time it’s an all-JDM track battle between a Toyota GR Supra and an Acura NSX. Both cars are mildly modified and run on the same Nitto NT01 tires to make it as fair as possible while lapping the Chuckwalla raceway.

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You Will Never See a 1974 Lamborghini Countach Being Driven Like This In The Real World

You Will Never See a 1974 Lamborghini Countach Being Driven Like This In The Real World

Watch as a virtual 1974 Lamborghini Countach gets driven on the limit, consequence-free, in Gran Turismo 7

For most of us, owning or driving an iconic classic like the Lamborghini Countach is, sadly, a distant mirage. Even those few that can afford to own one, preserve them and, more often than not, turn these automotive legends into “garage queens”. Things are quite different in the meta-verse, however, where thrashing any car has zero consequences. We don’t normally post gameplay footage, but when you have a game that looks as good as Gran Turismo 7, it’s all worth it. Enjoy as this 1974 Countach gets virtually put through its paces on an Italian racetrack.

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Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It

Formula Drift BMW M2 Attempts To Go Fast In a Straight Line, But A BMW 318is Time Attack Monster Has Something To Say About It

Hoonigan drag races two very different "Beemers"; Both are out of their element on a drag strip

Hoonigan’s “This vs That” has given us some of the most epic drag race battle, we have ever seen. If a build is crazy fast and weird, it’s bound to show up on their channel, and this time, we have two very different BMWs squaring off against each other. The first bonkers machine is a BMW M2 Formula Drift car while the second one is a BMW E36, built specifically for Time Attack. Neither of the cars is meant to race on a drag strip, so it should be very interesting.

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TOSCO to Gazoo - A Brief History of Toyota's Racing Division

TOSCO to Gazoo - A Brief History of Toyota’s Racing Division

From the very first Round Australia Rally in 1957 to the very latest 2022 GR Corolla, here’s a brief look into Toyota’s rich and inspiring racing history

The humble Japanese automaker Toyota, commonly associated with beige-looking Camrys and Prius jokes is not as humble as one might think. Toyota holds quite a few bringing rights, including the title of the world’s largest automaker. Despite the company’s current success, its journey in motorsports and its history with performance cars has been quite the uphill battle. So, let’s take a look at Toyota’s inspiring journey that has given rise to some of the most memorable cars.

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2022 MINI John Cooper Works 24h Race Nürburgring

2022 MINI John Cooper Works 24h Race Nürburgring

A race car inspired by Mini’s race cars from the 1960s

The 50th edition of the 24-hour Nürburgring race will take place from 26 to 29 May, 2022. This year, Mini will enter a specially designed John Cooper Works - a race car that pays homage to the racing tradition Mini brand and its 1960s racing cars in red and white. 2022 will also mark Mini’s return to the race after an absence of 10 years.

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This 1,700-HP Foxbody Is The Rowdiest 1993 Mustang Cobra R You Have Ever Seen

This 1,700-HP Foxbody Is The Rowdiest 1993 Mustang Cobra R You Have Ever Seen

What started out as a 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra was turned into a tire-smoking, drag strip weapon

A 1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra R is something of a collector’s car, which is why seeing heavily-modified examples like this one, is quite rare. However, the horsepower junkies at Addiction Motorsports don’t care about collecting cars, which is why they’ve turned the red ’93 Cobra into a one-of-a-kind, 1,700-horsepower dragstrip-slaying Foxbody Cobra.

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The Greatest Ford Factory Race Cars From The 1960s

The Greatest Ford Factory Race Cars From The 1960s

A guide to the best Ford factory race cars from the 1960s

Ford, like other manufacturers in the 1960s, wanted to appeal to young car enthusiasts, by giving them souped-up versions of their regular models meant for drag and oval racing. Motorsport was still a popular way for carmakers to advertise themselves and their cars and the “win on Sunday, sell on Monday” mindset was still going strong, which spawned a variety of Ford homologation cars, available to the general public. Not long ago, we covered GM’s approach to factory race cars and Ford, naturally, responded with these hot versions of its cars.

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Drag Race: Audi RS6 Avant By ABT Vs Ferrari 812 Superfast

Drag Race: Audi RS6 Avant By ABT Vs Ferrari 812 Superfast

Two Germans drag race a very fast station wagon and a V-12 Italian exotic; one gets destroyed

Few things are as straightforward as pitting two very fast cars against each other in a drag race. This time, we are in Germany where Daniel Abt has arranged for an Audi RS6 Avant modified by ABT to go up against a Ferrari 812 Superfast. Needless to say, the two cars are very different, so it should be an interesting race.

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This Drag Race Between a 1974 Chevrolet Corvette And a 1976 Pontiac Firebird Formula Will Make You Sad About 1970s American Motoring

This Drag Race Between a 1974 Chevrolet Corvette And a 1976 Pontiac Firebird Formula Will Make You Sad About 1970s American Motoring

Two mid-1970s American icons have a drag race. Prepare to mourn the death of classic muscle cars as both vehicles take ages to go down the quarter-mile

We can all agree that muscle cars are one of the best things America has given to the world. However, it all went downhill after 1971 thanks to the fuel crisis. Carmakers were forced to de-tune their previously exciting vehicles, spawning a variety of fast-looking cars with a lackluster performance at best. Despite making next to no power, you could still drag race the cars, which is why Cars and Zebras has provided us with this drag race between a 1974 Corvette 350 and a 1976 Pontiac Firebird Formula.

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Lucid Air And Tesla Model S Plaid Redefine Speed By Racing Against Gravity And A BMW E39 M5

Lucid Air And Tesla Model S Plaid Redefine Speed By Racing Against Gravity And A BMW E39 M5

The Tesla Model S Plaid and Lucid Air prove high-performance EVs are faster than gravity

High-performance EVs are here and they are very fast. The Tesla Model S Plaid and, now, the Lucid Air are both capable of 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in the two-second range, and both pack over 1,000 horsepower. To get an idea of just how fast cars have become, both EVs will square off against the fastest sedan from 20 years go – the BMW M5 E39 – in a quarter-mile drag race with a twist, after which both EVs will race against…a person falling from an airplane.

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An Unlikely Contender Challenges The 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air III To A Classic Drag Race

An Unlikely Contender Challenges The 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air III To A Classic Drag Race

Don’t let this 1963 Studebaker Lark R2’s looks fool you. It has proper muscle car credentials. But can it run with the GTO Judge?

As you’ve probably noticed, we love drag races. This one comes from Road Test TV and is pretty straightforward. No narrative, no unnecessary drama, just a short spec list on both cars and the actual race, between two classic American muscle cars – a 1963 Studebaker Lark R2 and a 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air III. Here’s a quick description of both cars.

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A Super Close Drag Race Between Two Top-Dog Muscle Cars Ends With An Unexpected Winner

A Super Close Drag Race Between Two Top-Dog Muscle Cars Ends With An Unexpected Winner

This 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda versus 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport makes for an epic classic muscle drag race

Few things are as enjoyable as a straight-up drag race between two classic muscle cars. The Cars and Zebras YouTube channel, once again, does not disappoint. This best-out-of-three drag race sees two of the top-dog muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s through down on the quarter-mile. Will hotter gears be enough for the 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS to snatch the win from a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda? Spoiler alert: both cars run way quicker than stock.

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Track Battle: Can The Ultra-lightweight Caterham 360R Take On The BMW M3 xDrive Competition

Track Battle: Can The Ultra-lightweight Caterham 360R Take On The BMW M3 xDrive Competition

This hot-lap battle between a Caterham 360R and a BMW M3 Competition xDrive prove that numbers don’t tell the whole story

Power to weight ratio is an important tangible aspect of any car when it comes to performance. But where is the point in which big horsepower prevails over a better power-to-weight ratio? Auto Express has provided an answer to that, by pitting the ultra-lightweight Caterham 360R versus the tech-heavy BMW M3 xDrive Competition, in a race around a racetrack.

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The Dodge Viper "Kratos" Is Now Officially The Quickest Generation 5 Viper In The World

The Dodge Viper "Kratos" Is Now Officially The Quickest Generation 5 Viper In The World

"Kratos" became the world’s quickest and fastest 1/4-mile generation five Dodge Viper. It’s a 6-second monster with 3,306 wheel horsepower

That Racing Channel is no stranger to absurdly fast, modified cars, and this time is no exception either. A year ago, we talked about “Kratos” – a Generation five Dodge Viper ACR, modified by Nth Moto. Last year, the 3,300-wheel horsepower “Kratos” became the roll race champion at the 2021 FL2K. This year, the car attended the 2022 TX2K where it became the first six-second generation-five Dodge Viper.

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Electric Truck Drag Showdown: Can The GMC Hummer Beat The Rivian R1T?

Electric Truck Drag Showdown: Can The GMC Hummer Beat The Rivian R1T?

The new GMC Hummer and Rivian R1T prove how insanely quick EV trucks are; Tesla Model X Plaid joins the fun as an honorary guest

Throttle House likes to pit some of the latest vehicles against one another, in a series of tests. This usually involves a drag race and this time is no exception. Moreover, many have been waiting to see, which of these new electric pick-up trucks is quicker in a straight line. The GMC Hummer or the Rivian R1T? You would think there’s not a single Tesla in sight, but a Model X Plaid decides to join the fun. Will it school the newcomers?

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Here's Our First Look At The Ferrari 296 GT3 Before Its 2023 Racing Debut

Here’s Our First Look At The Ferrari 296 GT3 Before Its 2023 Racing Debut

Ferrari will drop the hybrid powertrain from the 296 GTB

Ferrari’s 488 GT3 in its standard and Evo versions made its racing debut back in 2016. Ever since, the cars have taken 770 starts, from which 429 races ended in victories. Also, the two cars won a total of 107 titles. These are, of course, extraordinary figures that made the 488 GT3 the most successful car in Prancing Horse history.

But, even the most successful race car needs to retire at some point, and Ferrari is already preparing a worthy successor for the 488 GT3.

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Probably The Most Bonkers Hoonigan Drag Race Ever: 573 CID Chevy K5 Jimmy Vs 2JZ Ford F-150 "Frightening"

Probably The Most Bonkers Hoonigan Drag Race Ever: 573 CID Chevy K5 Jimmy Vs 2JZ Ford F-150 "Frightening"

Hoonigan’s 2JZ-powered Ford F-150 "Frightening" from Fast & Furious races a nasty-sounding Big Block Chevy K5; headphone users, beware!

To say Hoonigan’s drag races are epic is an understatement. For a while, we have been seeing some of the most insane showdowns with some of the weirdest builds ever, but this one takes things even further. It may look like a classic Ford versus Chevrolet duel, but there’s a twist. Hoongan’s very own homage to the Fast & Furious, Ford F-150 Lightning, driven by Paul Walker goes up against an all-American, insanely loud Chevy K5 Jimmy Big Block V-8.

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