This is the latest version of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate, which has been spied recently in Germany. It’s awesome to see Mercedes will continue the C63 model line with the new C Class range. Except it won’t be a “63″ at all. No, the old and much loved 6.2 litre normally aspirated V8 will […]
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Here’s your second batch of photos from the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, that makes it 155 photos in all. We start part 2 with the very cool Maserati Alfieri concept and end with the very cool Volvo Concept Estate. Cool!
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes-Benz walk away from the final day of F1 pre-season testing with their heads held high. Lewis (1:33.278) finished the day on top of the timesheets, just 0.02s off Felipe Massa’s fastest time at Bahrain during testing. While Mercedes AMG completed 4973km of testing in all, more than any other team. Hamilton […]
The design of the latest crop of Formula 1 cars, in response to new aero and crash regulations, has certainly encouraged plenty of discussion. The twin-tusk nose of the Lotus E22 (above) is certainly one of the most bizarre design solutions in the history of the sport. Once the racing starts the novelty gawking at […]
Looking at the numbers of laps completed by Power Unit it would appear that Renault has caught up significant ground on Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-powered Williams led the field in terms of number of laps covered with 323, while Nico Rosberg piloted his Mercedes AMG W05 to the quickest lap (1:33.283) during the first four […]
The continued dominance of Mercedes-power during F1 pre-season testing saw Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of the week (1:33.283) when he topped the timesheets in Bahrain overnight. Rosberg was happy with his day’s work, which included a variety of tasks. “This morning we were able to try some qualifying practice runs which felt good, […]
Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time of the week so far during F1 testing overnight in Bahrain. The 2008 world champ sent his Mercedes AMG W05 around the Sakhir circuit in 1:34.263 and headed a trio of Mercedes-powered cars. Hamilton didn’t have everything go his way, though, with a minor gremlin interrupting his race simulation […]
Formula 1 pre-season testing resumes tonight, this time in Bahrain. The big story to emerge from the Jerez test last month was the paucity of laps completed by the Renault-powered teams. We’ve taken a quick look at the numbers and come up with this simple infographic comparing the laps completed with a focus on the […]
The Porsche 911 GT3, it’s the it car of every moment. It’s a Porsche, so you know it’ll be well built with the driver in mind more than anything else. It’s a 911, so you know it’s got a heritage other cars only dream of. And it’s a GT3, so you know it’s going to […]
Not everybody is excited about McLaren’s reunification with Honda in 2015. We can’t imagine why, the Marlboro liveried Macs reigned supreme during one of F1’s golden eras and many hope those glory days are near again. Well, of course, if we worked for Mercedes-Benz we could probably imagine not being overly pleased. Unrequited love is […]
In September last year we got a look at the Mercedes-Benz S Class Coupé concept and today, ahead of its public debut at Geneva next month, we’re getting a look at the real deal. Pleasingly, there’s not a lot of difference between the two on the outside. Inside things will differ more from the extroverted […]
In the end the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race became a 12 minute sprint race. It was a battle in two; fourth chasing third and second chasing first. If you missed the action yesterday or just want to relive those final moments of madness the final 12 minutes are all yours after the break.
Another Bathurst 12 Hour race has been run and won. Today, for the betterment of the event, it was another great chapter in the GT era. Sometimes it seems as though the Safety Car will always conspire to deliver last minute sprints for the line, as the increasingly harsh concrete barriers close in around the […]
Here’s your pick of photos from today’s qualifying for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race. We start with this great image above of the MARC Focus GTC. What the hell is a Focus GTC you ask? There’s three of them entered in the race and they’re a purpose-built creations powered by a 500hp 5.0 litre […]
Maro Engel has claimed pole position for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour in this afternoon’s Class A-only Qualifying 3 session with an outstanding lap time of 2:03.8586. Engel’s time in the #1 Erebus Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 was 0.0835s faster than Mika Salo’s provisional pole time from this morning. That means Engel now holds the […]