Information on the upcoming 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo has leaked out and while the specs look great, the pricing might have gone a bit out of control. Power from the 3.8L V6 Twin Turbo has been increased to 595 horsepower and 480 ft-lbs of torque due to larger turbochargers, a revised intake manifold along with an updated exhaust system. The only performance spec to be leaked so far is the Nürburgring time of just 7:08. Our last test of the 2013 Nissan GT-R with 545 horsepower resulted in 0-60 in 2.7 seconds and a 1/4 mile time of 10.87 @ 125 MPH. Read More
Take a look at this bright green Tesla Model S spotted with Elon Musk and some other execs in the background at the Tesla factory. All kinds of rumors are running rampant with this one from it being an all wheel drive test mule Model S with 600HP to just a new color, or the possibility of it being featured in an upcoming movie. Related Links: Tesla Model S Drag Racing Energy Usage and Cost Tesla Model S Performance sets World Record for the Quickest Production Electric Car Tesla Model S 60 kWh vs Tesla Model S 85 kWh Read More
Here are some spy shots of the Lamborghini Cabrera which is rumored to debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show. Details are scarce, but the car will most likely carry a V10 with 600HP along with a dual clutch transmission and launch control. We’re hoping for a light weight version of the Aventador with similar performance! Source: Marchettino
Take a look at this new 2013 SRT Viper painted in GTS blue with white Stripes coming Off the assembly line at the Conner Avenue Plant. This is the first striped version of the new SRT Viper we’ve seen and it’s looking much better than the plain red shown at the Viper’s debut earlier this year. These new SRT Vipers should be hitting the streets soon with their 640 horsepower V10’s and we’re looking forward to testing them out!
Nissan held a European Press Event to debut the 2013 GT-R this past weekend. Details from the event are coming in and while it might not be 100% official the following changes were noted: Power increase up from 530HP to ~570HP Visually remains the same with no additional color options Suspension and Transmission logic have been tweaked Under body has been changed to improve aero and cooling Co2 emissions have once again been lowered Official Ring Time Attack attempt is expected mid October Premium Black Edition, Egois and a Track Edition will be also be available. With the additional power Read More
A test Viper outfitted with the new front end of the 2013 Dodge Viper was spotted cruising around over the weekend. The car is heavily disguised using blacked out fabric material, so not much can really be seen. Although being that the front end can still be fitted on the older car makes us wonder how much has really changed. Hopefully we’ll see the return of a monster V10 pushing at least 700 horsepower with a more advanced transmission from the likes of the Ferrari 458 Italia. Image Credit: KGP Photography
Here are a few pictures and a short video of the upcoming 2012 Nissan GT-R making some rounds around the Nurburgring. The pictures confirm recent rumors of and updated set of lighter weight wheels, small aerodynamic changes to the front and rear bumpers along with a set of LED daytime driving lights integrated into the front facia. Hopefully some specs will follow soon, we expect a light power upgrade to upstage or keep up with the recent 500HP – 530HP Porsche 911 Turbo(S) along with some launch control tweaks to bring down the 0-60 times even more. Source: Nagtroc.org
Here are a few real world pictures of a couple of moderately disguised 998 Porsche Turbos cruising the streets of Hollywood, California. The pictures taken by AllanLambo clearly show the side intakes giving away their “turbo” status. The front is unmasked while the rear is heavily covered up from the rear spoiler down to the bumper.