2013 Nissan GTR Usain Bolt Edition to be Auctioned

2013 Nissan GTR Usain Bolt Edition

The 2013 Nissan GTR which was made to honor the fastest man in Olympic history, Usain Bolt will be auctioned off later this month. The Gold GTR will be listed on eBay and proceeds from the auction will be offered to support the Usain Bolt Foundation, a charity that helps young kids in Jamaica. Continue reading »

Car Porn: 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish

In the world of cars, Aston Martin is like Dale Earnhardt Jr. Neither has done anything truly spectacular in years, and both can get by on their name alone. Sure, ‘Junior’ may have won the Daytona 500 in 2004, and the Aston Martin V12 Zagato is basically car-porn. But all of Aston’s cars have used the same basic architecture since 2003, and the model differences are only discernible to dedicated Aston enthusiasts. Continue reading »

McLaren MP4-12C Spider Revealed

In the world of supercars, McLaren is sort of the odd-man-out. They don’t make automotive manhood extensions with scissor doors, and fluorescent paint colors. They make instruments of speed. You don’t buy a McLaren MP4-12C to impress the opposite sex. You buy one because you wish to traverse massive chunks of planet, very quickly. Continue reading »

Is Launch Control a Bad Thing?

Has Launch Control taken the skill-part out of driving fast?

Thanks to modern technology, any idiot with a big enough checkbook, can press a button and make his Corvette perform panty-dropping launches, all day long. He no longer needs to experiment in order to determine the perfect RPMs at which to drop the clutch. And if Mr. Mid-Life P. Crisis can’t manage a stick, he needn’t worry. His 20-clutch automated manual has the same button. Continue reading »

Audi R18 e-tron Quattro a Closer Look at the Hybrid Race Car

Since its inception the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been the true test of endurance. Races such as the Le Mans and Formula One are the breeding ground for new technology and technology maturation. It is here that we get to see what works, what doesn’t, and what’s reliable. As we begin to learn more and more about the successful advancements, the likelihood that you will see some of these features on cars off the track become more of a reality. Audi is one of the automakers that continues to innovate and remains on the cutting edge. Continue reading »