Audi Sport Team WRT led a one-two for the German brand in pre-qualifying for the Total 24 Hours of Spa, with Alex Riberas putting his #1 R8 LMS on top during the final quarter of the session. The Spanish ace lapped 0.181 seconds clear of the #25 Audi Sport Team Sainteloc entry, which is seeking to defend the outright victory it secured at Spa 12 months ago. Despite Audi leading the way, it was another competitive session, with seven brands featuring among the top-10. Heavy rain showers hit Spa between free practice and pre-qualifying. While the racing line had mostly dried up by the time cars took to the track at 18.15, there were still visible wet patches. The rain did not discourage the drivers from venturing out, however, with almost the entire field pouring on to the circuit when the session went green. Within just a few minutes, 60 cars had taken to the 7km track. And nor did it prevent a significant improvement on the lap times recorded earlier in the day. More than a dozen … [Read more...] about Audi In Front In 24 Hours of Spa Pre-Qualifying
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Mclaren Special Operations or MSO has unveiled its latest bespoke creation in the form of the Mclaren F1 GTR 'longtail'-inspired Mclaren 675 LT. The team used a standard 675LT as a base and added a paint light blue, black and orange paint scheme inspired specifically by the 1997 Gulf-Davidoff GTC Team racer which wore the iconic blue/orange Gulf Oil livery. The 675LT also gets a bespoke set of 20-inch alloy wheels finished in Daylo Orange. These changes have been accentuated by a number of exterior enhancements from the MSO catalogue like the front lower lip, side skirts, and diffuser. New exterior components to complement these are a set of louvred front fenders, a roof scoop, and a carbon fibre airbrake. Mechanically, this 675LT carries over the standard car's 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 good for 675PS and 700Nm. The supercar gets from 0 to 100 kmph in 2.9s and goes on to a top speed of 330 kmph. The Gulf livery is one of the most iconic in the world of motorsport, ever since it first … [Read more...] about New one-off McLaren 676LT by MSO pays homage to the McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’
A very extreme looking Porsche test car was recently seen testing at Monza in Italy and it is looking like a more hardcore aka race version of the 911 GT2 RS. There is no mistaking those front air intakes and just look at the size of that rear wing! There are also some dive-planes up front and larger hood vents, which make the NACA ducts on the production GT2 RS seem tame in comparison. Related Posts Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Says Bye Bye Audi R8 Apr 24, 2018 Lightweight Weissach Packs For Other Porsche’s May… Apr 24, 2018 If you watch the video below, you will definitely hear something similar to the twin-turbo flat-six further indicating that this is a descendant of the production GT2 RS. Could this be Porsche’s weapon to take on the McLaren Senna GTR and such or is this just a test bed for the next gen racecar? What do you all think? Let us know in the comments below. … [Read more...] about Is This A Porsche 911 GT2 RS Racecar?
Most Cartoq readers would know that we have been pretty regular with featuring some really luxurious and costly rides from the Indian film industry. While most of our actors/singers/directors love luxurious sedans and SUVs, some of them even have a good collection of performance cars. These supercars are generally models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Audi. Here’s a list of famous Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Audi supercars of Bollywood. Ferrari 599 GTB – Sanjay Dutt Sanjay Dutt, the famous Bollywood actor, has many expensive cars. One of the sportiest cars in his car collection is this Ferrari 599 GTB, which costs over Rs 3.5 crore. The 599 GTB is powered by a 6.0-litre V12 engine that produces 670 PS of peak power and 620 Nm of max. torque. The car has a company-claimed top speed of more than 335 kmph and can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.3 seconds. Ferrari 458 Italia – Hard Kaur Popular singer Hard Kaur owns a Ferrari 458 Italia. The hip-hop music … [Read more...] about Bollywood stars & supercars: Lamborghinis to Audi R8s
Tweet TweetAudi R8 GTR is the name of ABT Sportsline’s latest creation, a model based on the R8 V10 which gets both styling and performance tweaks. At the exterior, the German tuner provides new front and rear aprons, side skirts, a new hood, front grille and rear wing. All these components are made of carbon fiber and complete the two-color exterior scheme with the red exterior finish. ABT also provides new 19-inch alloy wheels in the same dark finish alongside red brake calipers. Power is provided by a revised 5.2-liter V10 engine producing 620 horsepower and 550Nm of torque. This makes the 0-100 km/h sprint possible in 3,2 seconds with a top speed of 325 km/h. With 70hp in addition to the stock model and with a lower total mass of 1,515 kilograms, the new Audi R8 GTR is certainly a nice appearance, even Audi offers several V8 and V10 versions of the German sports car. … [Read more...] about ABT Sportsline pulls the wraps off Audi R8 GTR