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Top 5 Supercars likely to set a Nurburgring Lap Record next

The Nurburgring is the ultimate proving ground for automakers. A lap record at the ‘Green Hell’ not just validates how fast the car is but also exhibits the brand’s engineering prowess. Time and again, automakers take their new performance cars both production and track only versions to the Nordschleife to break records set by rival brands. It all comes down to the engineering at the end – the powertrain, aerodynamics, chassis and the overall calibration. In 2013, we saw the Porsche 918 Spyder set a 6 min 57 sec lap…

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Lamborghini Urus to be the Fastest SUV to lap the Nurburgring

After the recent update on the launch date, we have more exciting news on the upcoming Lamborghini SUV. The Urus, slated to be launched on December 4 will be the fastest SUV on the Nurburgring. It will be faster than Porsche Cayenne Turbo and the Range Rover Sport SVR. Lamborghini has been relatively cautious to talk about the car’s performance, unit recently. Maurizio Reggiani, the company’s R&D boss in a conversation with Motor Authority claimed that the SUV will not only eclipse a 300 km/h (186 mph) top speed –…

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Next-Gen Aston Martin Vanquish spotted at the Nurburgring

It seems Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer’s plan for the brand’s revival is starting to take shape. The program termed as the second century plan started with the reveal of the DB11 in 2016 which is to be followed by the next-gen Vantage, set to launch at the end of the year. Now, a mule for the next generation of Aston’s top of the range front-engined grand tourer, the Vanquish has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring. The mule featuring DB11 bodywork was first speculated to be a hotter version…

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Crowdfunded Dodge Viper Crashes chasing Nurburgring lap record

When Dodge announced that the Viper would go out of production in 2017, fans of the iconic sports car decided to give it a proper send off. Viper enthusiasts came together and crowdfunded a Nurburgring lap record attempt since Dodge couldn’t be bothered. Sadly, one of the Vipers has crashed during a record attempt. In July, Dominik Farnbacher set a blistering lap of 7 min 03.45 sec. While it is not the ultimate lap record, that’s the fastest time ever set by a rear-wheel drive car with a manual gearbox. Apparently,…

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Racing Yellow Porsche 911 GT2 RS Spotted at Nürburg

A brilliant Racing Yellow Porsche 911 GT2 RS was spotted around the Nurburgring recently. Photographer Jonas Rack posted these images of the GT2 RS with the optional Weissach Package on Autogespot. The new GT2 RS made it official debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It was previously showcase at E3 2017 when Microsoft announced the GT2 RS as the cover car for Forza Motorsport 7. Powered by a 3.8-liter, twin-turbo flat-6 engine, the new GT2 RS packs 700 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to…

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VIDEO: Ferrari 488 GTO spotted at the Nurburgring

Ferrari’s next hardcore limited edition supercar has been spotted yet again. This time at the Nurburgring. The replacement for the 458 Speciale is taking shape even as we speak. It’s believed to be called the 488 GTO and according to some estimates could pack 700 hp. Like the 458 Speciale, the upcoming 488 GTO will be highly tweaked version of the base car. The 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 will gain new internals and increased turbo boost pressure for more horsepower and torque. That said, chassis modifications will be key to making…

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BMW M8 Prototype Unveiled at M Festival 2017

The first BMW M8 prototype was revealed to the public at the M Festival 2017. The unveiling of the M8 closely follows the premier of the new Concept 8 Series. Also see: BMW M8 teaser video BMW has resurrected the 8 Series nameplate as the 6 Series gets discontinued. According to BMW M President Frank van Meel, the M8 is being developed alongside the standard 8 Series flagship. While there was no mention of the technical specifications of the M8, we can expect either a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 from the…

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McLaren P1 LM-Nurburgring Lap Record McLaren Videos 

McLaren P1 LM Sets new Fastest Nurburgring Lap Time

Fossil fuel power has yet again trumped electric. The McLaren P1 LM hybrid just set the new fastest Nurburgring lap time beating the NextEV Nio EP9’s lap record. The P1 LM clocked a blistering 6 min 43.2 sec lap of the Nordschleife beating the Nio EP9’s lap time by 2.7 sec. The McLaren was over 4 sec quicker than the Radical SR8LM and nearly 14 sec quicker than the Porsche 918 Spyder. Now, the McLaren P1 LM was first unveiled at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed where it set…

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VIDEO: BMW i8 Spyder Spotted at the Nurburgring

The much awaited BMW i8 Spyder was spotted at the Nurburgring this week. This is the second time a prototype i8 Spyder has been snapped testing in the area. We first got a glimpse of the plug-in hybrid “roadster” back in August 2016. It was later confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Kruege. The BMW i8 Spyder is expected to debut in 2018 featuring the same plug-in hybrid powertrain as the coupe. So, expect a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder turbocharged engine coupled with an electric drive with a combined output of 362 hp. The i8…

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VIDEO: Porsche 911 GT3 Sets New Best Time at Nurburgring

The new Porsche 911 GT3 might look like the old one but underneath the familiar looking bodywork lies an all-new race-derived 4.0-liter flat-six engine. Incremental changes made to the new GT3’s chassis have made it substantially faster than its predecessor. So, when Porsche took the new GT3 out on the Nurburgring, it destroyed its old lap time. An extra 25 horsepower and aided by improved aerodynamics, the new GT3 clocked a 7 min 12.7 sec lap around the Nordschleife. That’s 12.3 seconds quicker than the old model. Porsche 911 GT3…

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