Regardless of the engine, a carbon fiber diet would slash weight from the portly muscle machine with a goal of getting it under 4,000 pounds. It would utilize carbon fiber components in many places, and it would wear aero components based strongly on the old Viper ACR, including the massive rear wing. Adjustable suspension and massive Brembo brakes would also be offered. … [Read more...] about Dodge Challenger ACR Will Be Muscle Car’s Next Top Model: Report
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"With all of these cars you're forced to compromise on trying to keep the rear tyre alive. It just requires a knife edge set-up, and getting it right is quite difficult. But we're getting more and more knowledge of the car, and in the end, we're getting the job done. There's a long way to go." … [Read more...] about The strategic drive key to Hamilton’s first F1 title
Another Honda outfit F.C.C TSR is a strong contender, thanks to its rider line-up of Josh Hook, Freddy Foray and Mike di Meglio. Former Avintia Ducati rider di Meglio is the new addition to the team and will make his Suzuka 8 Hours debut on the back of a podium finish in the MotoE season opener at Sachsenring. … [Read more...] about Suzuka 8 Hours preview: Can Honda end Yamaha’s hegemony?
The first order of business for the aftermarket specialist was to get under the hood of the latest and greatest M5 to work on its biturbo 4.4-liter V8. In its highest state of tune, the engine pushes out a meaty 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet (750 Newton-meters) of torque in the aforementioned M5 Competition. … [Read more...] about 713-Horsepower BMW M5 By Manhart Sounds As Angry As It Looks
The German company will build just five of them for the equivalent of $465,000 each. The vast majority of BMW X6 drivers never take their coupe-inspired SUV off-road unless it accidentally climbs a curb in the suburbs. However, the German tuner Manhart took on the challenge of turning an X6 into a go-anywhere machine, and the result was the new MHX6 Dirt² Concept. The firm has announced plans to build five of these hardcore rigs. … [Read more...] about Manhart MHX6 Dirt Is A 888-HP BMW X6 M Not Afraid To Get Dirty