This 1985 Peugeot 205 Could Have Helped Turbocharge Peugeot’s Future
After having launched the 205 hatchback in 1983, Peugeot wanted to boost its image even further by competing in the rally madness that was the Group B. To homologate the necessary rally car, it needed to churn out 200 street-legal versions that had to be based on a current production vehicle. That vehicle was the 205 supermini and the result was the bonkers Peugeot 205 T16, aka Turbo 16 in France.
Watch the Toyota GR Yaris Get Beat On in First Real Test
Ever since its debut, the GR Yaris has been putting a lot of smiles on a lot of faces, mostly those of the car journos that had the chance to sample the feisty hot hatch. But the time has come for Toyota’s pocket-rocket to go rallying and looking at this video, it really seems up to the challenge.
2021 CUPRA Leon Competición
The Leon Competicion might be based on the five-door Cupra Leon hatchback, but in designing it, Cupra had to rethink a lot of areas, including the body kit which was developed using 3D-printing technology.
Race cars must abide by a particular set of rules depending on the competition they are enlisted. Cupra developed the Leon Competicion with TCR-racing customers in mind, so to deliver the finite product, a lot of tweaks were in order.
Own a Piece of Baja 1000 History With This Very Special Ford Bronco
Born out of the sheer need and desire to push boundaries, Big Oly wrote history at Baja 1000, where it came out victorious two years in a row, in 1971 and 1972, with further victories at the 1973 Baja 500 and Mint 400. Mind you, this was not your run-of-the-mill Ford Bronco.
The Man That Gave F1 a Voice
Legendary motorsports journalist and commentator Murray Walker has left us on Saturday, March 13 2021. As big a car enthusiast as you’ll ever come across, Murray was brought up in a family of bike racers and nurtured a lifelong dream of being behind the mic at snooker tournaments. With a career spanning five decades, he became as recognizable as any F1 world champion although he began in radio even before F1 as we know it today was a thing.
Ferrari Respects Its Heritage in Le Mans Return
Ferrari, the most powerful brand in the automotive world - and, perhaps, the world as a whole - has only competed in full, factory-backed capacity in Formula 1 for the past 48 years. Now, with the birth of a new set of regulations at the sharp end of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship, the planets aligned for the Prancing Horse to return at Le Mans with the intent to win the race overall. But we’ll have to wait until 2023 for the new car to debut.
This 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution is Worth More Than $280,000 - Here’s Why
One of the things we love about internal combustion engines is the sounds they make. This is especially true when we talk about high-performance and racing engines. With that being said, the LMP grid for the 2023 FIA Endurance Championship will be quite busy. Big names like Ferrari and Porsche are making a comeback, joining alongside others like Toyota and Audi. Scuderia Cameron Glicenhaus is also bringing in a proper challenger and it sounds like the devil.
Here’s Your First Look At Aston Martin’s 2021 F1 Car As Compared To the Valkyrie
More than 60 years have passed since Aston Martin raced in Formual 1 so the news that the carmaker is making a comback in the Big Circus can be counted as a major reason to celebrate. The new F1 car is called AMR21, which is obviously an immense step forward from the 1960 DBR5 named after David Brown but closely related to the Valkyrie.
Feast Your Eyes on the Glickenhaus 008 Dakar Buggy
If The Renault Espace Looked Like This, You’d Definitely Want One
A digital artist has created a modernized rendering of the Renault Espace F1, and it’s got us itching for one. The rendering is based on the concept model that Renault unveiled at the 1994 Paris Motor Show to celebrate the nameplate’s 10th anniversary and the French automaker’s involvement in Formula One. Nothing came out of the Espace F1, but 27 years later, it’s still fondly remembered as one of the gnarliest minivan concept vehicles ever showcased at an auto show.
Ferrari Is Developing An All-New Hypercar For Its Return To Le Mans!
Ferrari is returning to the top flight of endurance racing beginning in 2023. The Italian automaker made the announcement, confirming plans to line up in the ‘Hypercar’ class of the FIA World Endurance Championship. It will be the first time since 1973 that Ferrari will be competing for outright victory in the WEC. The automaker’s return to endurance racing also puts an end to what would be a 50-year absence in the Le Mans 24 Hours, a race that Ferrari has won nine times, including six straight wins from 1960 to 1965.
This New Hot Wheels Game Will Be The Best Racing Game of 2021
How F1 Compares to Le Mans Prototypes, In the Words of the Drivers
Kevin Magnussen, son of F1 prodigy and former Corvette Racing stalwart Jan Magnussen, is now a former F1 driver himself. As the Dane embarks on a new adventure together with Chip Ganassi Racing, we look at how F1 drivers have gauged their experiences away from the haloed world of Grand Prix racing and into top-level sports prototypes. Alonso, Button, Hulkenberg, and more have their say.
Watch the Volvo P1800 Cyan Get Sideways the Scandinavian Way
Cyan Racing’s Volvo P1800 is a stunning resto-mod that’s capable of turning snow-covered roads into its personal playground. The Swedish racing outfit brought the P1800 to Åre, a small town north of Volvo’s headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden for some fun runs in sub-zero temperatures.
Sending a car that weighs under 2,200 but packs 420 horsepower on less-than-stellar roads might sound dangerous for some, but it also could be a fun experience for those who know how to drive the P1800 in these conditions.