Category: Performance/Super Sports Cars

Aston Martin Breathes Life Into A New V6 Era

Aston Martin has revealed further details of its in-house designed V6 engine, which has been created initially for deployment in a new range of mid-engined sportscars, starting with the Aston Martin Valhalla from 2022. Codenamed TM01 – celebrating Aston Martin’s illustrious engineer of the 50s and 60s, Tadek Marek – the engine has already undergone a series of extensive testing on the dyno, as the team make progress towards creating the luxury British brand’s first in-house designed engine since 1968. Confirmed today as a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, the full powertrain will be electrified – an aspect that has been... Read More

McLaren Automotive announces new Head of Asia Pacific

McLaren Automotive is delighted to announce the appointment of Charlotte Dickson as its new Head of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific. Dickson is based in Singapore where she will oversee the company’s sales, marketing and aftersales activities across the APAC region, including both Australia and New Zealand. Charlotte will report directly to George Biggs, Managing Director of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific and China. Charlotte previously worked in McLaren Technology Centre’s Commercial Operations department in the UK, where she successfully delivered consistent wholesale and revenue for the business. Arriving in region in 2018, her tenure as Market Manager for North Asia... Read More

MMXX: The Way Forward September 2020 – Modena

Maserati announces that its Brand relaunch event “MMXX: The Way Forward”, originally planned for May 2020, has been postponed to September in light of the current situation. As previously stated, the event will be held in Modena and will inaugurate the Brand’s new Era. Maserati is not standing still. The Trident Brand will launch its new Era from the very place that has been its home for more than 80 years. Maserati and Modena are inseparably linked, and now look to the future with the same passion, trust and audacity. Maserati has 100% Italian DNA, and is in continuous... Read More

Volkswagen Showcases Best Of All-electric Cars And More At GP Ice Race

GP Ice Race Area Volkswagen continues to break records with its latest offerings. The future for VW Is all about all-electric cars. The Volkswagen ID.R Beetle R, Beetle 1302 Salzburg and T-Roc R1 alongside the all-electric ID.R sports car and Golf R e-performance Concept were in the thick of the action for the GP Ice Race, last weekend in Austria. It was the 2nd edition of the GP Ice Race. Beetle 1302 Salzburg The GP Ice Race is a showcase featuring a combination of motorsport and circuit on ice in the middle of the Alps. Volkswagen took to the... Read More

Mazda MX-5 receives updates for 2020

The Mazda MX-5 has New Sport Tech/GT Sport Tech trims to kick start 2020. Both soft- and hard-top MX-5 are offered with Sport Tech or GT Sport Tech trims. With the two new trims, the MX-5 in all has 10 variants in 1.5- and 2.0-liter engine options. What’s the GT Sport Tech The flagship Mazda MX-5 decked in GT Sport Tech trims has 17-inch BBS wheels and Burgundy Nappa leather seats. The entire MX-5 line-up has a new Polymetal Grey Metallic paint, for the first time. Mazda’s iconic Roadster has dynamic handling capabilities, known the world over. The 2020... Read More

What’s the buzz with the New Polo GTI R5

The New Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 is the latest edition of the widely successful customer rally car by the folks at Wolfsburg. This latest 272PS Polo GTI incarnation has been fine-tuned and optimized for rallying purposes. The 2020 VW Polo GTI R5 is a four-wheel drive configuration and will receive modified suspension parts by the second quarter of 2020. In addition, new components for other key areas of the car will be developed over the course of the year. VW is able to improve on the GTI R5 from all the feedbacks received directly from drivers and teams via... Read More

The Immaculate Aston Martin V12 Speedster

Intended for world premiere at Geneva, Aston Martin has unleashed the limited-edition V12 Speedster at its HQ. There are just 88 examples of the Aston Martin V12 Speedster in the world. Aston Martin has a strong tendency to link fast cars and the world of aviation into one fine example. And this latest creation of the V12 Speedster comes in a conceptual F/A-18 livery. It took the guys at Gaydon nearly a year to come up with this Speedster from scratch. The Aston Martin V12 Speedster uses a bonded aluminium architecture and elements from both the DBS Superleggera and... Read More

Lighter, more powerful, even more engaging – and uniquely McLaren: the new 765LT is revealed

The highest levels of driver engagement Lighter, more powerful and with even higher levels of performance on both road and track, the McLaren 765LT is today revealed as the latest and the most dynamically advanced and engaging LT model ever from McLaren Automotive. The 765LT opens a new chapter in the ‘Longtail’ story that began with the McLaren F1 GTR race car in the 1990s and since 2015 has seen road-legal LT models introduced. The new car elevates to new levels the attributes that underpin every LT: driver engagement, track-focused dynamics, minimised weight, optimised aerodynamics and increased power are... Read More

World Premiere of the New SKODA Octavia RS IV and KAMIQ Scoutline SUV

We’ve previewed the New Skoda Octavia or Octavia IV (fourth generation) in a previous article, prior to its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. As the Geneva show nears Skoda has released more details of their pride and joy with announcement of the New Octavia RS IV with Plug-in hybrid drivetrain. A tease video was dispatched to the press to offer glimpse of the impressive looking Octavia RS IV. The Geneva show also sees the debut of the Skoda KAMIQ Scoutline SUV and another Octavia IV variant. Skoda Octavia RS IV: If looks could kill The Skoda Octavia... Read More

Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTD and GTE join Touareg R for World Premieres

Apart from the world premiere of the Touareg R, Volkswagen is pitting several Golf variants for world debuts at the world’s biggest Motor Show; the Geneva Motor Show. The three Golf variants on show are the Golf GTI, Golf GTD and Golf GTE. Each of the Golf has a significant milestone; GTI is VW’s sports car icon, the Golf GTD which debut in 1982 makes it the first significant diesel model for compacts, and the GTE was the first Golf with plug-in hybrid, when it debuted in 2014. The VW Golf GTI is the most recognizable sports compact the... Read More

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