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Drag Race: McLaren 765LT Vs Porsche 991 Turbo S

Drag Race: McLaren 765LT Vs Porsche 991 Turbo S

The Porsche 911 Turbo S represents the ideal, everyday sports car, bt can it hold its own agaisnt the mighty McLaren 765LT? Find out below

Drag racing never gets old and Carwow has given us another epic YouTube video, between two very quick cars. This time, it’s the McLaren 765LT and Porsche 911 (992) Turbo S that are squaring off against one another. It’s mid-engine versus rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive versus all-wheel-drive, and a flat-plane V-8 versus a flat-six. Find out who wins, below.

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SVE Oletha Is The High-Performance Z8 BMW Never Made

SVE Oletha Is The High-Performance Z8 BMW Never Made

Did SVE make the perfect BMW? This BMW Z8-lookalike is actually a Z4 with an M3 GTS V-8 Engine stuffed in It

For better or worse (definitely worse), it seems that old-school performance cars with driver engagement in mind will be built by boutique manufacturers and in very small numbers. Although we occasionally get cars like the Toyota GR86 and Nissan Z, modern cars keep getting heavier, more complicated, and more artificial. With that being said, Smith Vehicle Engineering (SVE) has taken a BMW Z4 E86 and has done something remarkable with it.

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Do You Remember The Mitsuoka Orochi?

Do You Remember The Mitsuoka Orochi?

Liberty Walk has beefed up this old-school Japanese exotic, currently being displayed at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

The 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon is underway and you have some pretty cool cars at the show including the Mitsubishi Outlander Ralli Art, the Subaru STI E-RA Concept, the Toyota GRMN Yaris, and the Toyota GR GT3 concept.

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1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV by Ring Brothers

1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV by Ring Brothers

The 1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV is the latest Ringbrothers creation, which started life in New Zealand

Dodge Charger is one of the most coveted muscle cars ever made. Like other iconic muscle cars, the mighty MOPAR has been immortalized in cinema, with movies like “Bullit”, “Deathproof”, “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry”, and many others. But there’s another way of immortalizing an automotive icon – by reimagining it. When it comes to that, the Ringbrothers are masters at building restomods, and they just came up with a one-off, 1969 Dodge Charger that they built for a special client.

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The Noble M500 Harkens Back to Simpler Times

The Noble M500 Harkens Back to Simpler Times

It will deliver 550 horsepower and will be cheaper than the M600

For the past 12 years, Noble’s only production car was the M600. Then, in 2018 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the company revealed the M500 concept and announced its intention to bring a new model placed under the M600. Now, four years later, those plans are getting closer to reality, and the M500 is about to enter production. Initial details suggest that the first customers will get their cars before the end of 2022 and that the M500 will be priced at £150,000 (a little over $200,000 at current exchange rates).

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The Nissan Z GT500 Is Beyond Extreme, and It's Awesome

The Nissan Z GT500 Is Beyond Extreme, and It’s Awesome

Nissan Z GT500 Race Car Makes a Public Debut For The First Time At The 2022 Tokyo Auto Show

The Nissan Z is one of the most anticipated sports cars of 2022. Its official debut was held on August 17, 2021, with sales commencing spring, 2022. With this in mind, this Friday marks the start of the 2022 Tokyo Auto Show where Nissan, alongside other Japanese carmakers, is showing us its latest and upcoming models. While the Japanese-market Nissan Z, which is called the Fairlady Z, makes an appearance, we also see, for the first time, the GT500 race version of the Nissan Z.

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Friedrich Performance Transforms The Porsche 911 GT3 Into An Even More Track Focused Car

Friedrich Performance Transforms The Porsche 911 GT3 Into An Even More Track Focused Car

It also offers an extra 40 horsepower!

In 2021 Porsche came with a new generation 911 GT3. When compared to the model it replaces, the new generation 911 GT3 improved its behavior on both the road and the racetrack significantly.

However, the guys over Friedrich Performance Manufaktur found a solution to further improve the sports car’s performance on the track.

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A Custom Nissan Z Prototype That's Even More Retro-Inspired Than The Production Model

A Custom Nissan Z Prototype That’s Even More Retro-Inspired Than The Production Model

A Mysterious Custom Nissan Fairlady Z Proto arrives at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Show. It harkens back to a special performance version of the 240Z

The 2022 Tokyo Auto Show, which started January 14, 2022, unveils some of the latest products from Japanese carmakers for the Japanese domestic market (JDM) and Nissan brings a few interesting cars, along for the weekend. Among them are three versions of the Nissan Z, called the Fairlady Z, in Japan, just like its predecessors. One of them is a custom version of the Nissan Z Proto, which takes the Z’s retro-futuristic design and makes it even more retro-tastic.

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Subaru WRX, BRZ, Levorg Receive The (Aesthetic) Magic Of STI

Subaru WRX, BRZ, Levorg Receive The (Aesthetic) Magic Of STI

But does it solve the WRX’s hideous body cladding?

Subaru’s has just unveiled the WRX, BRZ, and Levorg STI Performance Concepts at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. As the STI Performance name implies, all of these three concepts are focused on aesthetic and handling upgrades rather than outright performance.

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Modified Drag Battle: 540 Hp Mazda RX-7 Takes On a 580 Hp Ferrari 458 Spider

Modified Drag Battle: 540 Hp Mazda RX-7 Takes On a 580 Hp Ferrari 458 Spider

Can a modified JDM icon keep up with a LibertyWalk Ferrari 458 Spider? Find out below

A drag race is always a fun thing to watch, but it’s much more unpredictable when it’s between modified cars. Stock versus stock is one thing, but seeing how two or more vehicles react to modifications and perform against one another is a whole different thing. This drag race, courtesy of YouTube channel Officially Gassed pits two very different machines against one another – a 540 horsepower Mazda RX-7 and a 580 horsepower Ferrari 458 Spider.

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The GR GT3 Concept Is What The Toyota Supra Should've Been

The GR GT3 Concept Is What The Toyota Supra Should’ve Been

No BMW involvement here, this is all purely Toyota’s job

Apart from announcing the totally hardcore GRMN Yaris, Toyota Gazoo Racing pulled out all the stops and unveiled the GR GT3 Concept at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. It’s also one of the most striking concepts that the Japanese automaker has unveiled in recent years.

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The Subaru STI E-RA Concept Is A 1,073-HP EV That's Meant To Break Lap Records

The Subaru STI E-RA Concept Is A 1,073-HP EV That’s Meant To Break Lap Records

Here’s to hoping it also becomes a production hypercar

Subaru’s STI division has unveiled the STI E-RA Concept, an electric (EV) supercar that was designed with a single purpose in mind—to break lap records. And its name indeed says it all because E-RA actually stands for Electric Record Attempt.

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1969 Dodge Charger Captiv by Ringbrothers Makes A Great Car Even Better

1969 Dodge Charger Captiv by Ringbrothers Makes A Great Car Even Better

707 horsepower sounds a lot more appropriate for a muscle car!

The 1969 Dodge Charger is probably one of the most loved Chargers of all time. Of course, this is mostly due to "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV series that featured an orange painted 1969 Charger named "The General Lee." However, truth be told, the 1969 Charger is one of the best Chargers you can get. It was offered with a wide range of engines, starting with 383 and up to 426 HEMI that delivered 425 horsepower. This particular engine made the customers go wild!

Now, Ringbrothers is offering a one-off 1969 Dodge Charger "Captiv" equipped with a Hellcat supercharged V-8 engine that delivers a total of 707 horsepower.

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You Can Now Fit A Manual Aftermarket Gearbox To Your Audi R8

You Can Now Fit A Manual Aftermarket Gearbox To Your Audi R8

Unfortunately, you can’t get it as a standalone upgrade

The second-generation Audi R8, which made its debut in the 2016 model year, will be the last supercar of its kind for the German automaker. Audi has already confirmed near the end of 2021 that the R8’s successor will be all-electric, but if there’s one thing that the second-generation model never got, that would be a manual transmission.

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The 710-HP Dodge Durango Is Walter White On Weekdays And Heisenberg On Weekends!

The 710-HP Dodge Durango Is Walter White On Weekdays And Heisenberg On Weekends!

The Durango Hellcat shows us that a three-row SUV can be a perfect family SUV and drag strip monster

Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded another drag race video on his YouTube channel, this time involving two stalwarts known for their punchy prowess. On one corner, we had the mighty Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, and on the other, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S. Both these vehicles are powerful and fast, so it makes for an unpredictable race. Who do you think will win?

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The BMW M2 Evolves as it Inches Closer to Production

The BMW M2 Evolves as it Inches Closer to Production

Check out the size of those air intakes and the grille

2022 is a big milestone for BMW’s M division as it marks its 50-year anniversary, so it’s not surprising that the brand has a big year ahead of it. One of the most important models will be the new BMW M2 that you see here, and these latest spy shots showcase something a bit unexpected. The G87 M2 is destined to be revealed in the metal sometime before the end of 2022, and it should go on sale as a 2023 model, so what can we expect?

This prototype is wearing thinner camo and less padding that previous models that we’ve spotted, and that’s a bit deal. We can now say with certainty that the G87 M2 won’t have the big controversial grille. You can tell largely by the smaller air intakes in the corners and the divider that separates the smaller kidneys from the air damn below, which also features a set of segregated, smaller air intakes.

Beyond this, this prototype was also sporting a quad exhaust setup, and it looks like it will have the same lip spoiler from on the M Performance model. Although, if you want something a little more aggressive, the M Performance Parts catalog will be more than happy to oblige. This mode does sit closer to the road, though, signaling the expectation for a stiffer ride and sharper handling.

You can expect the G87 M2 to continue on as a RWD-only model, forgoing the option for AWD that available with the M4. BMW will offer a six-speed manual transmission alongside the automatic for those of you that still want to row your own gears. Base output should come in at around 400 horsepower with the Competition model pushing that figure up to around 430 ponies. This is the same S58 engine found in the M4, but don’t expect it offer the same level of power or performance unless you stop by a tuner for some extra work.

Chances are that the G87 M2 will be revealed in the summer of 2022, and it could even be followed by an M2 CS and, potentially, and M2 CSL.

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The Coolest Cars in the World

The Coolest Cars in the World

Here’s a list of some of the coolest cars of 2021

If you are in the market for a car, you will be surprised at the number of offerings you get in every single segment. Right from your Nissan Versa to a Ferrari F8 Tributo; there is competition in every segment. Whether you’re into classic cars, imported models or luxury items, you will be spoilt for choices. But, not every car you see is a cool one. There are a number of factors in determining whether a car is cool or not. There’s the exterior, the interior, the performance, and most importantly, it’s every individual’s opinion. You may or may not agree with some of the entries here, but here’s a look at the coolest cars of 2021.

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Would You Pay Six-Figures For A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE With A Chevrolet LT1 Engine?

Would You Pay Six-Figures For A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE With A Chevrolet LT1 Engine?

And many other changes to accommodate the new engine!

When launched back in 1962, the 250 GTE was powered by a 3.0-liter V-12 engine that delivered a total of 237 horsepower and 193 pound-feet of torque. At launch, the car was priced at $12,600, and right now, at auction, you can find them selling for as much as $400,000.

But what happens when you swap the V-12 engine, and go for a Chevrolet LT1 V-8 engine? A 250 GTE powered by a V-8 engine is now listed on Bring a Trailer and the current bid is $125,000 - that’s what.

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It's official: Mazda Is Giving The Rotary Engine One Last Chance

It’s official: Mazda Is Giving The Rotary Engine One Last Chance

Mazda is giving the rotary engine an epic send-off with a tri-rotor version for its upcoming sports car

Mazda has been hard at work on its next flagship sports car and the latest patents, filed in Europe, suggest that a rotary engine will be in the center of the car’s propulsion. The hypothetical sports car has been in development since, at least, 2015, when the Mazda RX-Vision was unveiled. We know the car is coming, but we don’t know when exactly. What we do know is that Mazda will finally give us a proper successor to the RX-7. Here’s what the latest patents suggest.

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Is This Audi R8 RWD GT the Very Last Version of the R8 as we Know it?

Is This Audi R8 RWD GT the Very Last Version of the R8 as we Know it?

We could expect an R8 with around 600 horsepower

Everyone knows that Audi R8 lives on borrowed time. A successor will happen, but not as we know it:->art193913] reports suggest that the next R8 will drop the current V-10 engine and will be offered with an electric powertrain. That decision comes because Audi wants to go all-electric by 2026.

However, until that happens, Audi is preparing one last hooray for the current generation R8. Our spy photographers caught an R8 test mule testing during winter conditions and it is believed to be the R8 RWD GT.

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Singer To Finally Get A Porsche Heart

Singer To Finally Get A Porsche Heart

Porsche Motorsport Of North America will soon commence building engines for the California Resto-modder

The Restomod market is thriving. Now when it comes to those that turn around Porsche’s, there are several ones out there, but Singer certainly manages to stand out among them. The name Singer is a nod to former Porsche engineer Norbert Singer and it was Rob Dickinson, the former vocalist of Catherine Wheel, who set up Singer Vehicle Design back in 2009.

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Bugatti Should Really Consider Building a Front-Engined Coupe

Bugatti Should Really Consider Building a Front-Engined Coupe

A Front-Engine Bugatti May Be What The Carmaker Needs to Spice Things Up a Bit

Rimac is now a major shareholder in Bugatti, with 55 percent being owned by Rimac Automobili and 45 percent owned by Porsche. With this, new opportunities are being presented for both companies. Rimac will benefit from Bugatti’s expertise in building hypercars, while future Bugatti products will make good use of Rimac’s high-performance electric drivetrains. We already know that a V-8 hybrid version based on the Chiron is being planned, but what if Bugatti, under Rimac, come up with a new model, and what if it’s front-engined?

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