Tag: Nürburgring

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring Time-attack attempt at Nürburgring sets time of 7min 43.80 sec All-new Civic Type R’s engine produces 320 PS and 400Nm of torque Advanced aerodynamics deliver best-in-class balance between lift and drag New Civic Type R to be built in Swindon, UK; European … Continue reading 2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

  Hero performance sedan for Australian showrooms A talking point of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit event before the doors have been thrown open, the new Kia Stinger has been confirmed for Australia. The sleek, powerful rear-wheel drive GT fastback sports sedan is expected to make it into Australian showrooms by the … Continue reading Kia Stinger Heading For OZ

Champions! Nissan Wins World’s Biggest GT Championship

    NÜRBURGRING, Germany (21 September 2015) – The #23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 line-up of Alex Buncombe (GB), Katsumasa Chiyo (JAP) and Wolfgang Reip (BEL) has won the Blancpain Endurance PRO Driver’s Championship. Third place in a nail-biting, season-closing race at the Nürburgring in Germany sealed the title win for Nissan after a season … Continue reading Champions! Nissan Wins World’s Biggest GT Championship

Nissan GT-R Returns Home: 2014 Nurburgring 24 Hour Line-Up Confirmed

Nissan returns to its adopted home to follow up volume production lap record From Road to Race: Three Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s prepared for the Nurburgring 24 Hours Global all-star line-up to include GT Academy Germany judge Nick Heidfeld COLOGNE/BONN, GERMANY (30 April 2014) – Nissan has announced that it is bringing back the Nissan … Continue reading Nissan GT-R Returns Home: 2014 Nurburgring 24 Hour Line-Up Confirmed

Nissan GT-R NISMO: Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds. Take That PROSCHE!

  Video: YEAH BABY!!!     7 minutes 8.679 seconds to lap the Nürburgring YOKOHAMA, Japan (20 November 2013) – Demonstrating Nissan’s commitment to the constant refinement and improvement of its iconic performance flagship, the newly upgraded Nissan GT-R has lapped the fearsome Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds1. The … Continue reading Nissan GT-R NISMO: Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds. Take That PROSCHE!

Hyundai Ready to Ramp Up Testing at Nürburgring

  New European Test Centre officially opened at iconic Nürburgring location Hyundai invests more than AUD$9 million into new facility Purpose-built site to conduct more accelerated durability tests 20 September 2013 - Hyundai has officially opened its brand new European Test Centre at the Nürburgring in Germany, the company’s latest investment in its regional infrastructure. … Continue reading Hyundai Ready to Ramp Up Testing at Nürburgring

Ford’s Nürburgring conquering1.0-EcoBoost Race Car Visits Australia

  Unique Formula Ford race car makes its first appearance in Australia Unique road-legal racer records the 11th fastest lap ever at the Nürburgring’s famed Nordschleife circuit – 7 minutes, 22 seconds 1.0-litre EcoBoost-powered Formula Ford boasts an unofficial top speed of 255.5 km/h and a 0-100 km/h time of less than four seconds SYDNEY, … Continue reading Ford’s Nürburgring conquering1.0-EcoBoost Race Car Visits Australia

What a Clever Little Astra. We drive the OPC and Compare to the Focus ST

Opel’s Astra OPC vs Ford’s Fab Focus ST Although it’s been done to death, this comparison naturally occurs and many writers feel the need to throw in Renault’s Megane RS. Indeed it looks good, they all do. You can read our earlier drive of the Focus HERE but we took her for another spin just … Continue reading What a Clever Little Astra. We drive the OPC and Compare to the Focus ST

Holden VF Ute Conquers the Green Hell! Nürburgring Killing Commodore

VF SS V Redline Ute posts 8m 19.47sec lap at Nürburgring; sets world record for a commercial and utility vehicle*    Holden Vehicle Dynamics Engineer, Rob Trubiani behind the wheel   Record lap forms basis of new VF Ute advertising campaign Holden’s new VF SS V Redline Ute has proven itself Australia’s ultimate sports machine and a … Continue reading Holden VF Ute Conquers the Green Hell! Nürburgring Killing Commodore