Nissan GT-R Class Action Settlement Papers PDF

June 16th, 2010

Back in September 2009 a class action settlement was reached between a Nissan GT-R owner that had his transmission destroyed by the Nissan GT-R’s overpowering Twin Turbo V6 engine dumping all of it’s power to all 4 wheels off the line while having the GT-R’s VDC switch in the off position. The VDC switch was commonly re-named the “Warranty Void” switch, since Nissan required new Nissan GT-R owners to sign papers acknowledging that driving with VDC off can void the warranty unless used when trying to get the GT-R out of being stuck in the mud or snow. In the Read More

Audi R8 V10 vs Lamborghini LP560-4 Drag Racing Video

June 13th, 2010

Here is some  sibling V10 rivalry with a brand new Audi R8 drag racing heads up against a Lamborghini LP560-4 at Island Dragway, NJ.  Both cars have the same V10 motor, with the Lamborghini LP560-4 putting out 560HP while the Audi gets a slightly detuned version producing 520HP.   The difference in horsepower along with the LP560’s lighter weight are clearly demonstrated with the LP560 running 11.7 @ 122 MPH and the Audi R8 running 12.0 @ 116.5 MPH.  While the LP560-4 had a much better time and trap speed, it was a very close race to the end as Read More

Supercharged E92 BMW M3 runs 11.45 @ 131.67 MPH

June 5th, 2010

Take a look at one of the highest trapping BMW M3 Coupes we’ve seen. Drew outfitted his 2008 BMW E92 M3 with a Gintani Stage 2+ supercharger, Gintani intake,  midpipe, Gintani front mounted intercooler,  Meth injection, along with some custom ECU tuning and H&R suspension modifications. Run only 8 PSI, the supercharged M3 put down 515 horsepower to the wheels and 340 ft-lbs of torque through the DCT (dual clutch transmission). On a set of drag radials and running 109 race gas, this supercharged M3 ran a 11.45 @ 131.67 MPH at Sacramento Raceway Park, CA. We can’t tell on Read More