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  • Top speed king goes to the new Ford GT supercar

    Ford has revealed some of the long awaited performance figures of the new Ford GT supercar. The all new 3.5 litre twin-turbo V6 is said to produce 475kW, powering the GT on to a top speed of 348km/h. Although the power figure is slightly down on the GT’s main...
  • Expect a long waiting list for Merc’s hybrid R50

    Small 4-cylinder turbo engine mated to advanced hybrid systems could yield over 900kW for the R50 to become the fastest production Mercedes ever. Fresh from the release of the ‘Beast Of The Green Hell’ Mercedes-AMG GT-R, the ladies and gentlemen at AMG are out for blood yet again, although this...
  • Audi considers hydrogen power for R18 racer

    Is hydrogen power the future of World Endurance Championship? The Audi R18 could develop the technology for its road cars. After Audi’s recent disappointment at Le Mans, the team could develop a hydrogen powered version of its R18 LMP1. This move would pitch the brand against BMW’s own ambitions...
  • Video: Ford’s latest GT40 video falls on Le Mans success

    If you read Ford’s latest press release, you might believe that it won Le Mans…overall What the headline purposefully doesn’t mention is that the GT40 won GTE-Pro category. Still this is a laudable achievement on the company’s return to Le Mans, edging the Ferrari 488 after 24 hours of...
  • WEC: Twin Turbo V6 for LMP1 Toyota TS050

    Next month the 2016 World Endurance Championship kicks off at Silverstone and Toyota is ramping up the excitement with a video on its TS050 hybrid. Competing in the LMP1 category where it will be up against the Porsche 919 and Audi R18, the Toyota TS050 represents possibly the biggest evolution from its...
  • Video: Ford’s return to endurance racing, part 1.

    The first in a series of documentaries covering Ford’s return to endurance racing, 50 years after the famous 1-2-3 claimed by the iconic Ford GT40. Watch if you want to see some of that treasured footage and glimpses of the the new car’s production and testing. We’ll bring you...
  • Kamui Kobayashi gets his seat in Toyota TS050

    With a lacklustre 2015 season in the World Endurance Championship behind them, Toyota revealed its new contender and tweaked the driver line-up. Will it be enough to beat defending champions Porsche? The Toyota TS050 Hybrid will line up next to the Porsche 919 and Audi R18 in the premiere...