Home https://sxdrv.com http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:53:25 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Modified LS6-Powered 1974 Datsun 260Z A wild project built by Riley Stair, who is known to not care about the purity of keeping the engines and chassis of his cars in the same genetic line. He once installed a 12-valve Cummins diesel into his '49 Chevy shop truck and dropped a 2.5L inline-six into a late '60s Merc Sedan, you could say he just enjoys building cars. Of course most would cringe at the idea of taking a knife to a 260Z, ho... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5808 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Watch the latest BMW i8 undergo its final testing BMW is nearly ready to welcome the third member of the 'i' family, the BMW i8 Roadster. In 2018 the German automaker will unlock the door to the i8 roadster, ushering a new dimension of open-top driving pleasure.  The progressive sports car is in its final testing phase in plant Leipzig, and BMW offers an inside look at its rigorous experimentation process ahead of its release.  The BMW ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5801 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: What's with all the hype about Colorado traffic? Living in a big city means that you have to deal with the consequence of traffic. However, Colorado is seeking to reduce their ever increasing traffic problem by investing in a hyperloop transport system. The state officials have paired up with an engineering start-up company called Arrivo that is based in Los Angeles. The transport system will be directed by a track that can be used by passengers... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5800 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Restoration Pick of the Week: 1971 Ford Mustang Also known as the Mustang Mach 1, this classic style '71 fastback embraces a modern driveline and suspension, crafted carefully by the folks at Jeff Lilly Restorations. Ken Lowe is the man who became the proud owner of this beautifully restored Mustang called the Grabber Green Metallic Filly. Ken grew up with the love of cars thanks to his family being true car fanatics. His dad eventually started... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5777 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: SA's first BMW M festival October marked the month that all of BMW's biggest fans came together at the Kyalami Race Track to attend South Africa's first BMW M festival. The event showcased some of the newest, fastest and sexiest M models to over 20 000 visitors. Three new models were presented at the festival: X3 M40i, M5 and M4 CS. The M4 CS lies between the older M4 model and the speedier M4 GTS. It is faster, lighter an... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5783 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:30:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Yamaha all-electric, semi-autonomous motor, the MOTOROiD Kando is a Japanese word for the simultaneous feelings of deep satisfaction and intense excitement that we experience when we encounter something of exceptional value.  In order to create new experiences of Kando, this experimental proof-of-concept model employs artificial intelligence and explores creating new forms of personal mobility in which the rider resonates harmoniously with the mach... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5772 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The Chevrolet ZR1 is the most powerful Corvette in production history Chevrolet presents the ZR1, a supercar that pushes the Corvette's performance legacy with the highest power, greatest track performance and most advanced technology in its production history.  The supercar's aggressive appearance is driven by function, contributing to its distinction as the fastest production Corvette to date.  The front fascia of the Chevrolet ZR1 is designed to channel... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5771 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:05:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Smart Fortwo vs Mercedes S-Class: Crash test! The new Smart Fortwo meets high safety standards, some of which far exceed legal requirements, it also offers comprehensive occupant protection.  A crash test between the Smart Fortwo and the Mercedes S-Class was demonstrated by a recent in-house crash. You can see in the video below, the smaller and lighter vehicle – in the collision – hits the S-Class at an impact of 50 km/h wit... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5754 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: HOW IT'S MADE: The Porsche 911 engine I bet all of you have, at some point, wondered how a car engine is assembled – which and how all those many pieces are put together to make these glorious things that propel us forward at such incredible speeds. Now with this great video, you can get an idea.  In their factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany, Porsche builds the engine of the legendary 911 among others. This video shows ju... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5753 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:30:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 9 stock sleepers – straight from the factory Sleepers, as we know, are usually modified under the hood but don't have much flair in terms of bodywork upgrades. In fact, some of them look downright lame or even dilapidated. This video, however, showcases sleepers – direct from the factory floor, delivered to owners in the 80s and 90s – that will probably surprise you as much as us. Let's take the first one for instance. It's a Cit... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5750 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:00:13 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Electric truck conversion system powered by Lithium Motiv's All-Electric Powertrain uses an innovative architecture that is scalable and modular, which allows the company to use the same core components in vehicles ranging from a Type A school bus to a Class 8 refuse truck.  The Motiv electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) is unique in the industry as a single product suite that can electrify any truck or bus chassis with a variety of comme... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5727 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video Here is what the Tesla Le Mans car concept could look like By 2030 all the 24 hours Le Mans race will be contested by all-electric cars, and the historic circuit could even have integrated inductive charging strips to help keep vehicles charged throughout the race. In the images above is the vision of Jereon Claus and Fabian Brees, two Belgian designers who have conceptualized what Tesla's entry to such a race could look like.  The two designers cons... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5726 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Most powerful Mercedes engine ever! The Mercedes AMG Formula 1 team's 2017 season has been a successful one thus far and, three and a half years after making its debut, the Mercedes-AMG Formula One Power Unit has achieved a conversion of more than 50% during dyno testing in Brixworth.  Basically, it now produces more power than waste energy, a remarkable milestone for any Hybrid, let alone a flat-out racing engine.   ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5728 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 17:00:15 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Introducing: The Land Rover flying huntsman 6x6 A rugged aesthetic with luxury materials perfectly combined into an off-road classic. The British automotive fashion house, Kahn Design, created the flying huntsman 6x6 concept that was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015. The studio produced this six-wheeled Land Rover, along with the possibility of a pickup model. Kahn Design started by extending the bonnet by 400mm and pulling the rear c... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5725 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:00:16 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 120mph crash test... Rather arrive alive! Speeding and illegal street racing have been a big problem in South Africa, with 1670 drivers arrested between 2014 and 2016 for going more than 40km/h over the speed limit. A shocking 667 drivers were arrested for driving at speeds of over 160km/h. Owners of performance enhanced vehicles have been caught travelling at speeds over 230km/h. The severity of your speeding infringement could lead... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5722 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:05:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Lamborghini and MIT collaborate on an electric sports car Lamborghini has revealed a new design concept, in collaboration with two laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), to push forward the future of electric super sports cars. The concept focuses on a different dimension of technology and design including energy storage system, innovative materials and propulsion systems. In a time when the high-end automobile industry is movin... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5713 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A redefined Italian classic, The De Tomaso Pantera ADRNLN The De Tomaso Pantera created quite a stir back when it made its public debut at the New York Motor Show in 1970. It is an extraordinary combination of Italian styling cues with American horsepower, the car was both easy on the eye and blinding fast on the road. The Ringbrothers captured the attention of car enthusiasts worldwide with the debut of the ADRNLN; a reimagined take on the Pantera creat... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5707 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Check out this once-off, factory spec Golden Austin Healey When you think of golden trims, you might expect to see it in on a Rolls-Royce, or maybe an old Jaguar... but an Austin-Healey?  'Might' have been a thought that crossed many people's minds when they saw this roadster at the Earls Court Motor Show in London back in October 1958. And it most definitely captured their attention.  That was the whole point, after all, and it was not decked o... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5706 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:17 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: World rallycross championship expected to be a monster of an event The final round of the 2017 World Rallycross Championship is due to be held in Cape Town, South Africa this weekend. Rallycross is a speed based race on a mixed-surface circuit using modified road cars. SA is prepping for the first world championship motorsport event in sub-Saharan Africa, hosted by Monster Energy on the Killarney race circuit overlooking beautiful scenery of Table Mountain. Killa... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5701 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:00:06 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Car vs America vs all the other car shows Jalopnik has started a new car show called Car vs America. Jalopnik, the news and opinion site that focuses on cars, racing and other forms of transport, roped in their hipster–like editors to starring in a car-themed TV show aimed at bettering the myriads of other car shows. It seems quite similar to Top Gear with lower to middle-end cars. The new show features 12 episodes and inv... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5700 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 13:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The New and Improved FXX K brings you Ferrari FXX K Evo 2018 Now, this may look similar to the Rosso Corsa Laferrari, but it's definitely not! I'd say the Ferrari FXX K Evo is more of the big brother version. Let's take a minute to comprehend the Evo’s numbers; It produces 1,036bhp and over 664lb ft of torque from a 6.3-litre V12 and electric motor. The V12 alone pumps out around 850bhp and 553lb ft of torque while the electric motor adds the 187bhp. ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5698 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Ferrari and Porsche high-speed crash at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Ferrari and Porshe high-speed crash at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.   It was a sad day for Craig Jarvis as he anticipated in qualifying for a race at Kyalami Racetrack for the G&H Transport Extreme Supercars series when he didn’t see the Porshe GT2 RS driver Johan Engelbrecht on his right side before going wide and cutting the corner at the last minute, resulting in the Porshe to go ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5699 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:56:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The fastest man in an even faster car The world's fastest man has now experienced speed on a whole new level. Formula 1 champion, Lewis Hamilton, took Usain Bolt for a joy ride in the Mercedes GT R (known as the green beast of hell). It is known to be one of the most intimidating cars to drive due to its aggressive nature, wide structure and speeds so fast it has a built-in race timer to record lap times. The first lap was accompanied... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5695 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Koenigsegg Agera RS is the world's fastest commercial car! The Koenigsegg attempted to break the World Production Speed Record by taking to a piece of perfectly straight and beautifully smooth road in Nevada. The Agera RS broke its own record, hitting 457 km/h, and completing the feat in just 33.29 seconds – that time is about 20% quicker than the Bugatti Chiron could achieve.  The video shows two of the three runs, the other run was in th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5694 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video : Ken Block's Gymkhana 10 – Just a teaser! Ken Block Gymkhana 10 - Teaser The excitement is real! Ken Block and Hoonigan Media Machine announced GymkhanaTEN, the 10th installment of the award-winning, Gymkhana viral video franchise. Ken Block is always taking things to the next level, however, this time taking it to level 10 with five epic all-wheel-drive high horsepower Ford race cars – three of which are new edi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5678 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Uber might roll out second-gen semi-auto vehicles later this year Uber decided that the second-generation of semi-autonomous vehicles could hit the streets as early as this year. Speaking with Fox News, Uber hardware engineer Zajac said: "From the outside, a lot looks the same but under the hood, we’ve made a whole bunch of improvements." Zajac went on to explain that the new models are equipped with higher resolution cameras which allows them to see furth... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5669 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The more the Porsche 911 changes, the more it stay the same When redesigning an automobile, carmakers can eith take an evolutionary approach or a revolutionary one. When it comes to the Porsche 911, the company has unapologetically adhered to the former approach.  Sure the 911 has changed over the years, it's bigger and heavier. It is packed with new technologies, almost every version is turbocharged now and the air cooling has long since been replace... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5670 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:05:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Infiniti has something new in the pipeline for LA Infiniti has something new in store but, while we know when and where it will debut, there is still not much we know about the actual car.  Said to be "the most advanced Infiniti in our history" the vehicle is set to debut at the Hawthorne Municipal Airport in Southern California on Tuesday, November 28, on the eve of the LA Auto Show.  As you can see from the teaser sketch that Infiniti... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5661 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 1976 Volkswagen bus is a 'Back To The Future' time machine This 1976 Volkswagen bus has been completely revamped to pay homage to Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown the famous and familiar film franchise, Back To The Future. The Volkswagen is currently on sale in Nashville and this Back To The Future van features a 'working' flux capacitor – described by Doc as "what makes time travel possible" – and an accurate recreation of the time machine from... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5660 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:20:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Mercedes-Benz F 015 – The Futuristic Taxi Alright, in all honesty, this is probably one of the ugliest cars I have ever seen from any manufacturer worldwide. The Autonomous F 015 from Mercedes-Benz.  “Anyone who focuses solely on the technology has not yet grasped how autonomous driving will change our society” and, while Dr Dieter Zetsche (head of Merc) is 100% correct, did he by any chance happen to realise the car woul... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5649 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Porsche Gemballa Mirage GT Now, this is a slightly different look from Porshe but, I’m sure we can agree, it's definitely something to look at. Mirage is a name derived from the French word “illusion” however the GEMBALLA MIRAGE GT is very real, it is a limited edition series of only 25 very special cars based on the legendary 980 Carrera GT. Its hard to deny that this is a unique and highly desirable hand... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5648 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:30:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: This Ford Platinum truck is unlike anything you've ever seen James Fleckenstein unveiled his new Ford Platinum dually mega truck at Rednecks with Paychecks this past weekend.  The 2011 Super Duty was a silver flood damage truck that was in good condition, so James grabbed it and proceeded to transform it into this replica 2016 Shadow Black beast seen in the video below. The 6.7L Powerstroke engine needed attention due to the water ingestion, so it went... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5640 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A High-performance three-wheeled scooter Yamaha is set to unwrap a surprise motorcycle, a high-performance, leaning three-wheeler called the ‘Niken’. The Japanese manufacturer will reveal the full production model to the public at EICMA 2017, in Milan on November 6. Yamaha's ‘Niken’ three-wheeler is equipped with leaning technology that reduces the effects of changing ride environments to deliver exceptional stabi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5633 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:00:13 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Subaru WRX STi Final Edition is announced Subaru's legendary WRX STi is being put out to pasture with the announcement of a Final Edition of the current model. The four-wheel-drive WRX STi Final Edition will be limited to just 150 examples, so best get your order now. In the UK, the price is set at £33,995 – that's an increase of £2,815 over the standard model.  The extra Pounds get you an improved, fully electronic... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5632 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:35:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The 4 year old drifter – she's got mad skillz! This 4-year-old, Lila Kalis, is the drifting master! Ahe was put into a little electric car before she was able to form a sentence and the result is adorable. The cars are so small and underpowered she is able to control them like a pro without the risk of seriously hurting herself. Her dad has even customised her cars, making them safer but still better to drift as he explains how he combines leg... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5625 Thu, 02 Nov 2017 20:30:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A sneak-peek at the 2018 Jeep Wrangler In a month or so, the all-new Jeep Wrangler will be revealed to us at the LA Motor Show but, to help whet your appetite, Jeep released a video presentation showing images of the vehicle at the SEMA show in Las Vegas recently. We’ve seen a chunk of spy shots of the new Wrangler in the past few months and, as expected, there are no surprises in the design department. The official pictures reve... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5617 Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:00:02 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Top Gear memory lane! Love them or hate them, one thing is for sure, Top Gear was certainly entertaining. Top Gear enthralled audiences for many years with the antics of three adult men acting like reprobate teenagers. Not only was it informative and filled with drool-worthy car-porn, it was also hilariously unscripted in parts. Many of the challenges and adventures they were tasked with usually ended up being ludicrou... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5615 Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:30:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Here's how to repair rust on a car without cutting and welding Repairing rust on your car is something that should be done quickly to prevent it from spreading. Unfortunately, taking it to a body shop is often a costly affair. But, there are many ways to skin a cat, as they say. In many cases, as long as the rust hasn't completely destroyed the affected area, it can be easily done without cutting and welding. Instead, simply using a strong but inexpensive bod... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5596 Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:00:06 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: You can make your own car ramps by using Plywood It's nearly every motorheads dream to want to work on their own cars, to replace or upgrade some parts or even just to give their baby a little more love. From time-to-time though, the car needs to be elevated to get underneath. Not everyone has a pit handy so, rather than using two jacks – which can be rather unsafe or simply just not able to lift the vehicle high e... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5584 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The Hennessey VelociRaptor is more powerful AND features more wheels The VelociRaptor 6X6 concept starts with a price tag of $295,000. For that chunk of change you get the base 2017-2018 Raptor 4-door truck with a set of 6X6 locking rear axles, upgraded Fox suspension, upgraded 20-inch wheels and off-road tires, special front and rear bumpers, rollbar and LED lights. The 600+ horsepower upgrade includes uprated twin turbochargers, stainless steel exhaust modif... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5583 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Jaguar hits the open water with vector racing Jaguar is well known for the pretty fast vehicles they make on land, but now its hitting the open water too, in partnership with an off-shore powerboat racing team.  Previously sponsored by Martini Racing, the team now takes on the name of Jaguar Vector Racing as it embarks on a journey on the Marathon A class of the British Powerboat Championship.  The competition arm of the Vector powe... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5582 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Meet the new Apollo IE Meet the Apollo IE, the 780 horsepower is the new kid on the hypercar block that makes Lamborghini’s and Pagani’s look subtle. The guys at Apollo think the likes of the McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari are too soft. This is the Apollo Intensa Emozione (IE for short), which features a naturally aspirated 6.3-liter V12 engine whose source is unnamed but whose specifications mirror those of F... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5581 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Toyota Wonder–Capsule The future concept of this Wonder–Capsule car at the Tokyo 2017 Motor show. It really does look like a pimped out two–seater golf cart. It is about the size of a Smart car at only 2.5m long and 1.3m wide and is so small that the front windshield had to be placed vertically! There is no dashboard so all the information such as the speedometer is displayed digitally on the windshield. Th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5574 Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: An employee smashes a Kia, his boss's Kia... The workplace can be a toxic place if both manager and their staff do not have a good working relationship, and that means performing well enough to achieve the company’s goals and, well, getting paid on time. An angry employee had enough of his boss’ shenanigans and took matters into his own hands by taking it out on his car by using an excavator to totally wreck it into pieces (liter... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5561 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: a Lazareth V8 Powered TRIKE! The Wazuma embodies the Lazareth design par excellence, futuristic features and W geometry, combined with outstanding performance and character. The concept, inspired by the first model of Wazuma V12, is crossed with the indomitable LM847 and takes the visual signature of the latter.  With all the futuristic features the Lazareth Wazuma features a six-speed automatic gearbox with hydraulic po... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5562 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | A James-Bond Futuristic Jaguar hypercar James Bond is no stranger to Jaguars, so putting him next to a feline-badged hypercar does make sense. This latest iteration of Bond, played once again by Daniel Craig, has encountered Jaguars in all four of his movies.  An XJ8 made a brief appearance in Casino Royale, an XJ12 up in Quantum of Solace, and XJ in Skyfall and of course the C-X75 in Spectre.  But what you see here – in... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5557 Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The Porsche 911 Carrera T The new Porsche 911 T has the fierce look of a race car but is geared more towards road usage rather than track performance. It is named the Carrera T, standing for the touring model. Although it is based on the entry-level Porsche Carrera, it is 10 mm lower and 20kg lighter with thinner rear windows and loops in place of the door handles.  The interior is covered in black leather with the si... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5548 Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:10:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Most well-built Land Rover Defender we've seen Shane and Sandra Young of Aussie Expeditions have built one of the most impressive Land Rover Defenders we’ve ever seen. The couple has a passion for exploration and immersing themselves in different cultures, and decided that land-based travel was the best way to accomplish that. When you look into the back of his vehicle for the first time you can be forgiven for thinking this is a scaled-... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5538 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 2018 Chevy Camaro is a legend in any scale Chevrolet has unveiled the 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition ahead of its debut at SEMA. Set to go on sale in 2018, the special edition is essentially a $4,995 package that will be available on 2LT and 2SS coupe and convertible models.  The styling packages do not come cheap, but it includes a Crush orange exterior with full-length body stripes that are meant to recall the class... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5537 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Paul Walkers daughter's case against Porsche is closed The devastating accident that cost Paul Walker his life sent shockwaves through the social media pages of overwhelmed and distraught fans back in 2013. It is well known that a lack of a stability control was a feature of that particular model of Porsche Carrera and, due to the high price, it's target market was very limited and mainly consisted of buyers who aimed to use the ca... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5533 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Honda's sports EV concept is such a futuristic tease Majority of planet Earth is still processing Honda's gorgeous Urban EV Concept and the brand has just followed it up at the Tokyo Motor Show with the new Sports EV Concept. Although very little is known about the concept but it clearly takes on a retro design inspiration from the Urban EV Concept and incorporates it into a sleek, two-door, two-seat sports car design.  On the front of the Hond... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5522 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Nissan's IMx crossover concept is all-electric and fully-autonomous Nissan premiered their latest concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, which is fully-autonomous and all-electric. Teased on numerous occasions in the past few weeks, the IMx concept adopts the Japanese firm's EV platform and therefore features a large cabin, low centre of gravity and promises to provide "sharp handling".  Power is provided by two electric motors, one driving the rear wheels and... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5521 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The new Audi A7 Sportsback looks top class The new Audi A7 Sportback has a similar design to the previous A7 model, keeping the signature Audi frame and plunging roof. The front of the car sports a similar design to the A8 but now has narrower headlights and a wider grille. The LED tail lights line the full width of the car and dance when the car is locked or unlocked. The spoiler at the back of the car lifts at any speed above 75 mph crea... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5517 Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The latest Audi ATOM is another take on future GTs With some of the styling features derived from the Audi R8, this so-called ATOM concept looks suspiciously big to be a simple supercar.  However, it is only a fan made render from Konstantin Pankratov, but we can still speculate what it could do based only on its appearance.  The long body and futuristic lines scream high-performance electric Gran Tourer, so hypercar would pop in your mi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5511 Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Mitsubishi to introduce a brand new strategy and future plans Aside from unveiling multiple cars, including the new e-Evolution Concept in Tokyo, Mitsubishi will also present a brand new strategy future plans as the company tries to reinvent itself under the umbrella of the Renault-Nissan alliance.  The automaker's next chapter will be focused on the brand's inner essence, specifically its pedigree, its stance on technology and design, its approach to g... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5510 Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Your sweat could save you... thanks, Nissan! Nissan recently brought out their all-new colour changing car seats and steering wheel. The colour doesn't change due to temperature or time of the day but rather it changes according to the composition of your seat. As you sit in the car for long distance drives or even in the traffic on the way to work, the material with change colour ranging from yellow to blue. The more yellow the se... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5498 Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Toyota presented a new car concept at the Tokyo Motor show 2017 Toyota unveiled the fine-comfort ride concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show, a fuel cell vehicle that envisions mobility in a low-carbon society with an advanced utilization of hydrogen and renewable energy. The concept vehicle proposes a new form of the premium saloon by employing a flexible layout unique to electric-powered vehicles, and a large amount of available electric power using hydrogen a... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5491 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:30:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Hennessey Venom F5 is aiming for 300mph The Texan's are at it again.  Not satisfied with their 270mph Venom GT, Hennessey has released an image of their new Venom F5 next to a speed limit sign of 300mph. As subtle a hint if ever there was one. Unveiled back in 2014 as a successor to the Venom GT which, unofficially, set the fastest top speed record for a production car, the Venom F5 shares the same Chevy V8 engine but has incr... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5487 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The McLaren sport series gets a stylish upgrade 1016 Industries has introduced their new tuning program for the McLaren Sports Series, which consist of the 540 C, 570 C and 570 GT.  On the styling front, the cars are equipped with a carbon fibre front splitter and "exaggerated" aero blades. The sporty feel continues further to the back as the company installed new side blades which give the model an aggressive appearance.  Other notab... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5479 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A Diesel driven dually rat rod! This is one rad Rat Rod! Fashioned into a cool old-school dually – that means it has two sets of rear tires – with amazingly HUGE truck tires. Done by the famous Las Vegas-based customizing shop, Welder Up, this Rat Rod – with its deconstructed-style paint job including a green hue of oxidised copper – has gun ports for the side windows while the wi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5478 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Ford will pay you to be environmentally friendly Ford has now introduced a new scrappage scheme in the UK in an effort to reduce extra pollution caused by old cars. Scrappage schemes became popular in 2009 with the aim of supporting and saving the motor industry during the massive credit crunch. Ford is offering a discount off a newer model that emits less pollution in exchange for the old car. Owners stand to qualify for a discount if they exch... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5476 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Lamborghini LM002 is a luxury SUV racer In the 80's, Lamborghini announced its LM002 and that it would participate in the most famous and competitive rally of all time: The Paris-Dakar. Legendary driver, Sandro Munari, would be at the helm along with his trusted navigator, Mario Mannucci.  The Lamborghini LM002 was completely overhauled for the race: the V12 engine was boosted from 455 to 600 horsepower and the car was strippe... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5463 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:00:06 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Volvo's high performance EV Polestar One electric car Polestar, the former performance sub-brand of Swedish-Automaker, Volvo, has confirmed plans for its first three standalone models as well as a new purpose-built production facility in China. Their first model, the Polestar One, is set to arrive and go on sale in mid-2019.  The Polestar One, which will form a halo for the future electric brand, is a two-door 2+2 seat grand tourer cou... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5461 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The new Aston Martin DB11 Volante is near After much anticipation, the Aston Martin DB11 Volante is expecting first deliveries in the beginning of 2018.  The new elegant model wears an eight-layer fabric drop top, adding to its sporty feel, and the sleek curves of the car and overall structure hold tight to the traditional features of the Aston Martin brand – it's gorgeous.  Initially, Aston is offering the Volante with a ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5459 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:20:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Old school 1936 Ford Stainless Steel Tudor Delux Henry Ford always investigated ways to make his cars to be more durable to ultimately last longer, so Ford investigated stainless steel as a durable, yet rust-resistant option for his cars.  In the video below, the car enthusiast from My Car Story travels to Auburn to go and check out the early Ford V8 Foundation and Museum. They take a look at the 1936 Ford stainless steel Tudor deluxe ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5439 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:01:46 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Apollo teases their latest IE Hypercar! Set to be an absolute track monster, the Apollo IE Hypercar will debut on October 24, 2017. Apollo Automobil has been teasing the Intensa Emozione hypercar for a few months and the company has finally published a fairly revealing teaser video to generate even more buzz. The 40-second video that can be seen below, will allow you to see some of the features the high-performance machine is going to b... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5440 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Mercedes springs into action with recall Mercedes has acted quickly, recalling over 400 000 cars in the UK due to an electrical malfunction that spontaneously deploys its airbags. It mainly occurs when the driver turns the steering wheel (which is kind of inevitable, we guess!) causing a short circuit and fault in the steering column's clock spring which, in turn, triggers the airbags. This has caused an influx of calls to the Merce... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5435 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: The latest Mercedes-Benz is the King of all ads! The lion is the so-called king of the jungle and Mercedes-Benz found a way to use this notion to their benefit in this, their latest 2018 S-Class spot.  Even though it sucks that the action does not take place in Narnia, or another fantasy-realm, you will still be presented with a Human-Lion hybrid – a Li-man... or Hu-ion... oh, nevermind! – who is obviously stressed out living th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5429 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship goes to Scott Speed, again! Scott Speed has secured his third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross Supercars championship, beating Tanner Foust. At the Port of Los Angeles, Speed and Foust were separated by just 30 points and, following a string of wins in the heats, it seemed the former Top Gear U.S. host may have clawed back Speed's point lead.  In the final race of the weekend, Foust and Speed started 1st and 2nd r... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5425 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:00:12 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Jaguar Land Rover want more SVX variants Jaguar Land Rover intends on launching a selection of new SVX-badged models following the debut of the Defender SVX last month.  Land Rover's design boss, Gerry McGovern, spoke to Autocar and said the SVX name would be appropriate for all Discovery models, presumably including the Discovery SPort as well as the next-generation Defender.  Jaguar could even jump on board creating off-road ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5424 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Inferno project is stunning! Three years ago, the chaps at Roadster Shop decided to convert a 1969 Chevy Camaro into something a little more special. They dubbed it 'Inferno' and, excuse the pun, but boy is it hot! The idea behind the design was to create a 'concept car' vibe, which means plenty of the vehicle is custom built. From the flush-mounted windshield and custom backlight to the shaved drip-rails, custom acrylic tail... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5417 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:30:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Speed dating gone wrong! We all know the common stereotype – women can’t drive.  And then you get this woman who totally busts that myth, showing six unsuspecting victims what she is made of in her red Mustang.  The guys were set up on “blind dates”, meeting up with her at a restaurant and eventually convinced to go for a drive in her Mustang. While all the men we... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5407 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | If Peugeot made flying cars, it would look like this Introducing the Peugeot Skywalk hybrid concept; half car, half flying machine that could very well exist in a near future. It is a bit extreme to think that everyone might fly around one day in their own private automobiles, in fact, if it ever does happen, it might take the auto-world more than a century to get there. Since it would require brand new infrastructure, technologies as well as a shif... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5402 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: John Cena is selling his personalized 'Verde Scandal' Lamborghini This one of a kind Verde Scandal Lamborghini Gallardo is owned by pro wrestler and actor John Cena, who will let you have it for $147,788. The car is currently with Lamborghini Palm Beach, boasting a Carfax Buyback Guarantee with 6817 km on the clock and some few custom bits that separate this LP560-4 from the rest of the Gallardo crop.  Aside from the Verde Scandal's crazy paint job, the buy... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5406 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:15:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Paris To Ban Gas and Diesel Cars by 2030 Paris is surging ahead with air pollution targets and plans to ban diesel vehicles by 2025. The UK and France made headlines this year when they announced plans to end sales of gas and diesel-engined cars by 2040 – but it seems Paris has an earlier target in mind. The city plans to bring about a gradual phaseout of combustion-engine cars by 2030. They are avoiding calling it a "ban", but ech... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5389 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | This bright green Verde Bronte Lamborghini is just wow! This breathtaking bright green Italian exotic Lamborghini will be displayed at the grand opening of Lamborghini's Hong Kong showroom next week.  The Verde Bronte, which features a matte exterior with a contrasting gold carbon fibre finish inside and out, has already been delivered to its owner in Hong Kong by Kingsway Cars Limited.  The golden carbon fibre finish can be found on the roof... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5385 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Introducing the Rosso Corsa LaFerrari Aperta A stunning Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta finished in a Rossa Corsa coat, has been unveiled at Melbourne's Motorclassica. Although deliveries of the drop-top hybrid hypercar commenced in late 2016, this is the first example to hit Australian roads. The hypercar was flown in from Europe and is one of the nine LaFerrari Aperta's which the Italian marque is using for promotional purposes around the globe.&... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5384 Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:00:05 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Porsche unveiled the new Caymen e-volution The Porsche Cayman e-volution is a one-off electric sports car that is giving a taste of what to expect on the Mission E in 2019.  The fully electric Porsche Cayman was unveiled at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Porsche's hometown of Stuttgart. Porsche claims that the e-volution car can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 3.3 seconds, that's over a second quicker than the petrol powered Cayman... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5383 Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition: What You Need To Know! Although the Ram Night Edition isn't cheap – no full-size pickups really are anymore – it's a great truck! The Ram Night Edition rides smoothly and comfortably, the interiors are comfortable and they offer plenty of configuration choices! What is unique about this pickup is the incredible ride quality with its coil-spring setup. This car is silky smooth on the highway, it's quiet and t... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5390 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Shell Plugs Into Electric Car Charging Shell has bought of one of Europe's largest electric car charging networks, NewMotion, to give its alternative fuels efforts a jolt. Shell will be buying this Dutch firm to complement its plans for fast-charging points on service station forecourts.  Part of NewMotion's business includes selling home charging points for electric vehicles, which tend to charge more slowly. In August, the Natio... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5388 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: 3D Printed WRX engine, this is how Boxer engines works! Ever wondered what a flat four is, or what a boxer engine is? The video below will explain the benefits of a flat engine, specifically a flat four engine with horizontally opposed pistons.  The main advantage of a boxer engine is the primary and secondary engine balance, and the very low centre of gravity, compared to other engines. H4 engines are one of the best engine designs, but they are ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5378 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: A Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge is for millennials Rolls-Royce launched its Black Badge versions of the Ghost and Wraith in early 2016, hoping to target younger buyers. Alas, a few people from the younger generation have $400,000 to buy a Rolls Royce Ghost Black. The Rolls-Royce features a blacked-out exterior and colourful interior options, but it is certainly not for many older folks.  In an effort to show us how the Ghost Black Badge appea... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5359 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Limited edition Mini 1499 GT pay homage to an icon The new limited-edition Mini, dubbed the 1499 GT, is designed to pay homage to the classic 1275 GT. The Mini will be limited to just 1,499 units in the UK market and the automaker says, just like the car that inspired it, "the new Mini 1499 GT is affordable, offers unique styling features and an 'entertaining drive.'" Powering the Mini 1499 GT is a small-capacity Twin Power turbo three-cylinder en... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5361 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Ferrari CEO Says The Ferrari SUV 'Will Probably Happen' According to Ferrari's CEO Sergio Marchionne, the Ferrari SUV will "probably happen." Later, Marchionne said that the folks at Ferrari are "dead serious" about the plan to build an SUV or "FUV" as Ferrari is calling it. These comments released by the CEO confirm what Marchionne has already suggested to people about Ferrari's planned-yet-unplanned SUV. A Bloomberg story on Automotive News reports t... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5353 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The Latest Teaser Shots of The Mid-Engine Corvette Show More Production Clues! The Chevy Corvette C8 'Zora' in camouflage was spotted testing near Cadillac, Michigan on Wednesday – and the spy shots are giving us more production clues! This is pretty far from the company's proving grounds in Milford – which means that the prototype mid-engine Corvette's must be doing a road-trip test run. The latest teaser shots show us a true mid-engine look with a shorter ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5352 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The 2019 Range Rover P400e Plug-In Hybrid – The Dawn of The Electrified Off-Roader! The 2019 Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid represents the dawn of electrified off-roaders and is coming with 472 lb-ft of torque. This hybrid SUV will be coming to the US mid-2018 and promises 31 miles of all-electric range.  This all confirms that electric or electrified SUVs are on the horizon: last week, Jaguar Land Rover announced a plug-in Range Rover Sport as well. This is proof of JLR's... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5354 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:00:07 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Toyoda Gosei to showcase the Flesby II concept in Tokyo The Toyoda Gosei company has announced plans to introduce a handful of new concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show. The most interesting of the group is the Flesby II which is billed as an ultra-compact vehicle designed for 2030.  The cartoonish looking Flesby II concept has a welcoming appearance as well as a soft exterior which is constructed from e-rubber. The latter substance has a handful of pu... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5345 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Porsche launches monthly subscriptions from $2,000 The chance to roll around in a lavishing Porsche Cayman one day and in a Boxter the next is a dream for many. But even though a new monthly subscription program to be piloted by the German automaker is certainly still aimed for the wealthy, it would chop a few zeroes off the cost of such luxurious lifestyle, at least in the short term.  The service is known as Porsche Passport and, working th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5346 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Hyundai Stepping Towards a Car-Dealer-Free Future While everyone loves getting their dream car, the act of actually purchasing one from a car dealership can be an absolute pain. So, Hyundai Assurance Shopper wants to ease that pain. The company's new Shopper Assurance program, which began yesterday (10 October 2017) in select cities, aims to bring customers transparent pricing, flexible test drives, streamlined purchasing and a three-day money ba... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5336 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | 2018 BMW X2 To Offer Sporty Alternative to X1 A lot of people have been bothered with the huge space between X1 and X3 in BMW's lineup. Well, for those people, you'll be relieved to hear BMW is very close to rectifying this inexcusable oversight.  The BMW X2 is due at the end of this year, and Britain's CAR Magazine has just gotten the best glimpse yet at the upcoming pocket crossover.  The latest spy shots suggest that the producti... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5334 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Mazda's 'Vision' At Tokyo Show Looks Ready to Tackle Audi and Lexus! Mazda's potential next-generation, sexy fastback sedan concept is set for debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in a couple of weeks to help showcase Mazda's future design language. The mysterious and shadowy teaser makes it a bit difficult to make out specifics, but what they're calling the "design vision concept" appears to be a mixture of the best elements of recent Lexus and Audi styling with an added... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5333 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:00:11 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | The worlds greatest drag race! Err... No 7 Time for a bit of fun! The guys over at the Motor Trend Channel (MTC) on YouTube have brought us another enthralling episode of The World's Greatest Drag Race.  The 12 contenders all featured in their 2017 Best Driver's Car competition and are a Motley Crue of sports and supercars. Their aim? To face off over a quarter-mile to see who bags all the glory. So, one sunny day in California at the... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5332 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:00:04 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | This single-seater supercar concept is what the automotive world needs The world cannot have too many single-seat supercars, as a result it would be great to see this concept become a reality.  The concept was created by Behance artist Ahmed Ghamloush, the car has simply been dubbed the Racer Fourteen and features a central driving position like the BAC Mono and the bodywork looks like something straight out of a science fiction film.  Overall the car might... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5319 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:00:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: Koenigsegg Agera RS 0-400 km/h in 36.44 seconds On October 1st, 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS drove from 0-400 km/h and back to 0 in 36.44 seconds. The Agera RS was driven by Niklas Lilja and the run was made at an airfield in Vandel, Denmark. The Agera RS took 26.88 seconds to accelerate to 400 km/h over a distance of 1,958 meters.  The total distance used for 0-400 and back to 0 was 2,441 meters. The declaration took 9.56 seconds over 483 ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5322 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:00:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Video: How The Atkinson Cycle Engine Works Being more efficient than powerful, the Atkinson modified engine cycle has become popular among hybrid models. Manufacturers are using engines that take advantage of what is called the Atkinson cycle for engine combustion, especially with hybrids.  For example, the new-for-2017 Toyota Prius Prime.  However, a lot of people are wondering just what the Atkinson cycle is, and what it means ... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5317 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Porsche Wants $234 Million in Diesel Compensation From Audi Porsche is seeking to recover 200 million euros (approximately $234 million) from their sibling automaker, Audi, for the costs of the diesel scandal, according to the German Daily Bild. Reportedly, Porsche managers delivered the claim in writing to the top management at Audi. The automaker seeks compensation for the costs of retrofits to its diesel models that share engines with Audi and VW models... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5316 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:35:09 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Volvo Sub-Brand Polestar Offers 'Puzzling' Preview of First Concept Volvo's sub-brand, Polestar, is getting ready to take on Tesla – but we aren't getting the full picture just yet.  A lot of teaser shots of new concepts are pretty unimaginative and not very creative. They provide either an insanely zoomed-in close up of some irrelevant detail of the car or some form of a profile shot with surface detail obscured by darkness.  So we have to gi... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5310 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:35:08 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | Want to see the new TVR Griffith Spyder? It was only a month ago that TVR unveiled the new Griffith, a new two-seater front-engine sports car, packing some 500 horsepower in a package weighing no more than 1,250 kg.  The automaker even achieved a 50-50 weight distribution, while also offering a 400 horsepower/tonne power-to-weight ratio. On paper, it is enough to get you from zero to 100 km/h in under 4 seconds.  Relevant to th... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5298 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:00:10 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | This Matte Black McLaren P1 MSO is unlike any other A rare McLaren P1 that went through the McLaren Special Operations divisions is currently for sale in Germany.  When ordered from the factory, the original owner had the hybrid hypercar painted matte black across most of its exterior and then numerous other body panels finished in gloss black or carbon fibre. The result is a McLaren P1, unlike any other and one that would stand out wherever i... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5297 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:00:01 +0200 https://sxdrv.com | SPOTTED: The New Lamborghini Urus – 600bhp + SUV Testing in Nottingham Lamborghini's fast and controversial re-entry into the SUV market is approaching its launch date and this is our closest look yet at the Urus. The development car was snapped by Auto Express reader, Adham Salam, on the road in Nottingham and the 600bhp + SUV looks like it is a few steps closer to production than the test mules spy snappers have previously spotted setting hot laps at the Nurburgrin... https://sxdrv.com/article.php?id=5289 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:00:08 +0200