GoPro Winner for March 2014 is Tim with a 2012 Ford Mustang GT

March 31st, 2014

Congrats to Tim for winning the GoPro HERO3 along with the suction cup mount for March 2014.  Tim is racing his 2012 Ford Mustang GT at Alabama International Dragway, AL, USA running 12.5 @ 113.1 MPH. Keep those links up as we’ll be giving another GoPro away on May 30th, 2014 and you can win more than once.  If you haven’t entered yet, ENTER NOW.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale Launch Control Demonstration

March 27th, 2014

During our first test of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale we has some issues spinning the aged Pirelli PZero tires when using launch control both on the street and at the drag strip with a best time of 11.34 @ 125.5 MPH.  We swapped out the Pirelli’s for a new set of Toyo R888 tires and hit Palm Beach International Raceway again to see how the car performs with some better traction. Weather was great with temps in the mid 60’s with a DA of almost even.  We arrived a little late and with some of the track prep Read More

McLaren 650S US MSRP Pricing and Option List

March 19th, 2014

We have the United States pricing and options list for the all new McLaren 650S which starts at $265,500 before adding any options.  This new base MSRP includes the previously optional $14k carbon ceramic brakes which brings the 650S to a $22,000 price increase of the McLaren MP4-12C. Some new options for the 650S that were not available on the MP4-12C are carbon racing seats, rear view camera and extended carbon fiber interior. The new 650S with it’s increase in power should be blazingly fast, take a look at our 10.2 @ 135.5 MPH run in the MP4-12C.  How much Read More

How to Record Great Exhaust Sound Videos and Clips using a GoPro and External Microphone

March 12th, 2014

In this article we’re going to detail the parts and methods we used to get some great exhaust sound clips from the 2012 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale we’ve been testing.  We used a GoPro HERO3 action camera with an external stereo microphone placed strategically between the two exhaust exits of the Lamborghini. What you’ll need: GoPro HERO3 Action Camera GoPro Skeleton Case GoPro 3.5mm External Microphone Adapter GoPro Suction Cup Mounts (2) Olympus ME-51S Stereo Microphone Microphone extension cable Microphone Windscreen Since we need to connect an external microphone to the GoPro, you’ll need the Skeleton case since Read More

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale Dyno and Drag Strip Testing

March 1st, 2014

We’ve run our first set of tests with a Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale, also know for short as the STS.    The Super Trofeo Stradale is Lamborghini’s all out race car for the street modeled after the real Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, the automaker’s exclusive annual racing series.   The STS is the lightest Gallardo available with a host of carbon fiber parts including a large adjustable rear wing and carbon fiber engine compartment lid, which is easily removable and held in place by a quick-release system pulled from the race car.  The STS is powered by a 5.2L V10 with a Read More