December in Wales, a slippery Walter’s Arena test stage, and 360hp of 911. Richard Tuthill’s creation is one of the great driving experiences.
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The 1990s saw the supercar evolve into an even more technologically advanced form of high-speed transportation. Here are ten of the best
Who doesn’t love a good supercar? The 1990s were a strange time for the super high performance market however, with the demand for top-end supercars seemingly bottoming thanks to the recession early on in the decade. This didn’t stop manufacturers enduring with and refining the formula, laying the groundwork for the modern mega-expensive supercars, and the ultra fast hypercars of today … More
Veyron vs LaFerrari drag race, filmed at Vmax200 EVOmax event on 20th September 2014. A standing start over just under 2 miles of runway.
Starting the only known street-legal, jet-engined Corvette is easy. Push the buttons on the console to turn on the igniters inside the Pratt & Whitney turbine (assuming you’ve put jet A fuel into the tank, although it will run on nearly anything that burns.) Engage the starter so the turbines begin spinning up to 30,000 rpm. Push in a T-handle that looks like a choke from a 1940s sedan, and once the engine’s at speed, turn the igniters off. Don’t worry — you’ll know when it’s running by the sound of a jet surrounding you.
The Jet Vette was the creation of Andy and Vince Granatelli, created in … More
On this episode of Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago hosts a face-off between the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 and Porsche 911 GT3. Both cars are bred for track performance and driver’s satisfaction, each packing high-revving, dry-sump engines, carbon ceramic brakes, and big wings. The huge price disparity makes this an odd pairing, but after considering each car’s hardcore focus on performance, we couldn’t resist the idea of getting them together. The Camaro makes more power, but the Porsche’s lighter. Which one’s faster?