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  • Why Porsche breaking the Nurburgring record is a big deal

    By now the news is out, Porsche just broke the Lamborghini’s record with a shattering time of 6:47.3 That’s almost five seconds faster than the Sant’Agata attempt.  The handful of road legal vehicles have bested this time and the Porsche, lest we forget, is a full production model, unlike...
  • Lamborghini Huracan Performante is on its way to SA.

    No doubt you’ve heard of the new Lamborghini Huracan Performante, but just in case you haven’t, we’re talking about the new king of the Nurburgring. The Performante took to the track just a few weeks ago and lapped the infamous Nordschleife in a record breaking 6 minutes and 52...
  • Exclusive Clubsport S becomes a price bidding war

    It’s here. The Volkswagen Golf Clubsport S is arguably the greatest front -wheel drive ever produced.  Fresh from its record-setting trip to the Nürburgring, it’s now the official yardstick for all hot hatches, past and present, clocking a shattering 7:49 around the Green Hell. That’s quicker than an M4...
  • Alfa comes back for Nurburgring record

    Porsche launched the 2017 Panamera Turbo with a Nurburgring record to its name, beating the Alfa Giulia’s time by over a second. And while nobody has stopped to mention that these two cars are vastly different, Alfa is keen to nail the 4-door saloon record as a matter of...
  • Bentley takes the upcoming Continental to the track

    We thought that was all when we spotted Bentley’s Continental GT doing some cold-weather testing early this year but we were wrong; development of the next-gen Bentley Continental GT has moved to Nurburgring. According to the engineers close to the project, the new model is a sleeker evolution of...
  • Godzilla has a new enemy, the AMG GTR

    Get out of the way, Godzilla, because there’s a new freak of nature prowling the streets; and its sporting 3 familiar letters. Meet the faster, lighter and greener version of the Mercedes-AMG GT, the GTR. Officially revealed at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the AMG GTR feeds off...
  • Video: Camaro Z28 (2017) crashes in testing

    Its a wonder why we don’t see this more often; prototype cars getting it wrong at the Nurburgring as life and limb depends on setting a new class record, all so the brand has some extra marketing clout in the public’s eye. And in this case the prototype is the...
  • M3 chases down GT4 and Aventador on ‘Ring

    Since the Nurburgring recently lifted speed restrictions, it is our duty to bring you another on-track battle and we’ve found a goodie. This F80 M3 ‘Ring Taxi (the ones that thrills paying customers all day long) times it well to get behind a Lamborghini Aventador and Porsche Cayman GT4. Despite conceding  power...
  • Speed restrictions lifted around the Nurburgring

    Prepare to see manufactures resume their blind quest to build the fastest (insert type) car around the Nurburgring once more as speed restrictions, put in place last year, have been lifted. And while it has been a period of calm where manufactures quietly go about their business and performance...