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Renaultsport R.S 01 first pictures: Renault’s new 2014 racer revealed

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 27 August 2014 16:26

If you were worried that Renaultsport had lost its mojo after the lacklustre Clio RS, think again: it’s just unveiled the new Renaultsport R.S 01, a wild and focused track racer for the Trophy one-make series. Weighing less than 1100kg thanks to its Dallara-sourced carbonfibre chassis, the R.S 01 has a 3.8-litre V6 engine developing ‘more than 493bhp.’ The engine ...

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Renaultsport R.S 01 first pictures: Renault’s new 2014 racer revealed

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 27 August 2014 16:26

If you were worried that Renaultsport had lost its mojo after the lacklustre Clio RS, think again: it’s just unveiled the new Renaultsport R.S 01, a wild and focused track racer for the Trophy one-make series. Weighing less than 1100kg thanks to its Dallara-sourced carbonfibre chassis, the R.S 01 has a 3.8-litre V6 engine developing ‘more than 493bhp.’ The engine ...

Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo (2014): first pictures

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 20 August 2014 16:49

You thought the Huracan was hard-core? Wait until you see the new Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo racer, unveiled at the 2014 Quail, A Motorsport Gathering. These first pictures of the Super Trofeo leave you in little doubt this is a maximum-attack kinda Lambo. It’s built especially for the one-make Blancpain Super Trofeo race series which kicks off in ...

McLaren P1 GTR concept (2014): the hard-core P1

Rated 2.5 out of 52.5

Tim Pollard, 16 August 2014 02:15

Can you have too much of a good thing? McLaren clearly doesn't think so - it's unveiled the new P1 GTR model at the 2014 Pebble Beach concours d'elegance. They've take a 'regular' P1 and thrown the works at it. Power jumps to 1000ps, or 986bhp from the 3.8-litre V8 and electric motor working in tandem. That's Bugatti Veyron territory. ...

The most expensive cars ever: Ferrari sells for $38m

Rated 4.5 out of 54.5

Tim Pollard, 15 August 2014 10:19

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta sold overnight for a record $38,115,000 (£22,528,626) at the prestigious Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction held during Monterey Car Week. At a stroke, the Ferrari has become the most valuable car in the world, overtaking the 1954 Mercedes W196 R F1 Racer which sold for $30m at an auction at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of ...

McLaren 650S Sprint (2014): the gentleman racer’s Macca

Rated 2.5 out of 52.5

Tim Pollard, 11 August 2014 17:59

Visitors to the upmarket Pebble Beach festival this week will witness the world debut of a very special McLaren track-day special: the new 650S Sprint coupe. The clue’s in the name: the Sprint is a track-only version of the 650S, designed for wealthier fans to go on track days and race at junior levels. It slots beneath the full-blown 650S ...

Hennessey Venom F5 (2016): is this really a 290mph supercar?

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 07 August 2014 10:16

Meet the Hennessey Venom F5, the extreme supercar successor to the Venom GT. And the US manufacturer has bold ambitions for the Venom F5 - it claims 290mph could be on the cards. While we’re of the view that the race to the top is largely academic (anything over 200mph is as good as impossible, even on derestricted autobahns), it’s ...

Daimler raises its stake in Aston Martin to 5%

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 04 August 2014 17:42

Daimler has raised its stake in British sports car maker Aston Martin as the Anglo-German alliance strengthens, it emerged today. The Mercedes-Benz parent company grew its stakeholding by 1% on 31 July 2014, the company confirmed. Daimler now owns 5% of Aston Martin. ‘We didn’t make an announcement, but it is true that Daimler increased its stake in Aston Martin ...

Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo racer (2015) teaser photo

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 16 July 2014 12:34

Sant’Agata has issued this solitary teaser photograph of the new Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo race car, as it undertakes its first shakedown testing. The track Lambo took to the Piero Taruffi Vallelunga circuit in Italy for its latest run-out ahead of its race debut in 2015. Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo: the lowdown The Huracan Super Trofeo will be raced in ...

Ferrari F12 TRS: the one-off made for 2014 Ferrari Cavalcade

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 23 June 2014 10:25

This Ferrari F12 TRS is a new one-off Ferrari F12 barchetta shown at the weekend's Ferrari Cavalcade, a parade of 90 prancing horses on the Italian island of Sicily. It just goes to show that for the wealthiest customers, even a £239,000 Ferrari coupe isn't good enough...  An anonymous Ferrari owner commissioned the bespoke model, which is based on the ...

Do you own an iconic car? Fancy starring in CAR?

Rated 4.5 out of 54.5

Tim Pollard, 19 June 2014 14:49

Do you own an iconic car? Perhaps you own a mint original Mini or a landmark supercar? CAR magazine wants to hear from you. We’re building a database of readers with interesting models for use in future issues of CAR magazine, our iPad edition and here on our website. While we regularly get help from car manufacturers sourcing cars, rare, ...

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