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2014 Corvette Stingray: Great Car, Wimp Shifting

The 2014 Corvette Stingray had the chance to come out of the box with a car that could be a game changer but for that that wimp shifting gearbox. It is, however, still a great car. Why wouldn't they introduce the vehicle with a dual clutch system or a straight manual? Because Porsche and Nissan did. Porsche has made no excuses for phasing out the manual gearbox, but Ferrari did it in a rapid move as opposed to other manufacturers. One can only hope that the higher performance versions of this car will come with a Getrag or ZF dual clutch system and just kill the manual.


 


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Marussia B2 SuperCar Sold Out
The Marussia B2 is the first super car to come out of Russia. The car will be assembled and engineered in Finland but they've already sold out the first run 0f 500 cars. The engine is Cosworth and the chassis monocoque carbon fiber. The looks of this car are stark and brutish but it looks as if Nikolai Fomenko, marussia's owner, has a hit on his hands.





Maybach Cruisiero: World's Most Expensive Mercedes
Maybach and Xenatec, a German aftermarket tuner, have created a limited run coupe, the Xenatec Maybach Cruisiero. Just under one million gets you an incredible Mercedes. It's time to push the limits for this Mercedes brand. It needs it's own identity. http://www.thedrivechannel.com





NEW Subaru WRX Series: Surprise!
Subaru quietly introduced a concept car at the Tokyo Auto Show in 2011 called the Advanced Tourer Concept. The automotive world took it at face value. Now we discover this week that it's actually the new WRX line of Subaru's to be introduced in 2015, though it could surface before then. A beautiful evolution.





Geneva Auto Show: Rolls Royce Wraith Breaks Cover
Today the long anticipated Rolls-Royce Wraith Gran Turismo was unveiled before the doors opened at the Geneva Auto Show. This two door masterpiece is a departure from the Rolls-Royce offerings of the last decade in that it's lines, connectivity and 645 horsepower move the famous British marque to a new level of performance and luxury.





Top 5 Best Sounding Cars Tested Recently (Raw and Unedited)
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) We've been very lucky at TFLcar over the last 365 days to test and review some really fantastic cars. But some cars of course are just more fantastic than others...especially when it comes to engine note. The engine, after all, is the heart and some might even say the soul of a car. So the sound that an engine makes becomes the very public heartbeat of a car. In this video we've put together the Top 5 best sounding cars with the best engine note that we've tested this year and of course we've kept it as much as possible raw and unedited. No commentary, no talking, just the pure sound, the very pure heartbeat of the best sounding cars we've been lucky enough to drive over the last 365 days.





Hennessey Venom GT 0-300km World Record Run - /TUNED
Tuned joins the Hennessey team in Houston, TX as they attempt to set a new world record for the fastest accelerating production car from 0-300km/hr. Hennessey Venom GT: The World's Fastest Tuned Car - TUNED http://youtu.be/8hDDBN_pIUQ





EcoJet: Definitive Edition - Jay Leno's Garage
EcoJet: Definitive Edition. Like all great feats of the imagination, the EcoJet began life on a napkin. As an auto enthusiast, Jay Leno had always wanted to design his own turbine-engined car, and when he conceived the notion for a high-performance, yet environmentally friendly, vehicle the pen and napkin came out. Eight months later the results were premiered at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. The primary goal was to design and build a car that ran on environmentally friendly, renewable bio-diesel fuel and that didn't drive like a Prius. Of course, as Jay has quipped, that makes harvest time the only time of year when there'll be plenty of fuel available, but that's beside the point. The heart of the EcoJet is a 650-horsepower Honeywell LT-101 turbine engine, which sits inside a modified Corvette Z06 hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components. The vehicle's shell is an advanced construction of carbon fiber over Kevlar, and the body is painted with environmentally friendly paint from Glasurit's 9 Line Waterborne Technology lines, which is designed to dramatically reduce emissions during application. Though the car was built almost entirely at Jay's Big Dog Garage, the design and engineering was actually overseen by GM under the leadership of Ed Welburn, GM Vice President of Global Design and Frank Saucedo, head of GM's Design Studio in North Hollywood, California. But nobody said that designing and building an environmentally friendly supercar was quick and easy. It's been three long years since the inception of the EcoJet project, and there have been many bumps along a painstaking road. It didn't take long for its monster turbine engine to burn out clutch discs, brakes, and torque converter. Jay and the Big Dog crew always knew that the EcoJet would be a long term labor of love and a work in progress. Now that the EcoJet is finally on the road and clocking speeds in excess of 150 mph, the next step will be trying to come up with a system to muffle intake noise for a whisper quiet ride. With aeronautical and jet-age influences, the EcoJet's design conveys power, capability, and even a hint of danger, but ultimately, the project is intended to inspire would-be automotive designers by showing that with a little creativity (and more money than brains), an environmentally friendly performance car is not only possible but also breathtaking. » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts EcoJet: Definitive Edition - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/10q9_pB6unU Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car: Startups, Track Footage
DtRockstar1 records two 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Cars at the 2013 Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle. These cars paced the IZOD Indycar Series race. You'll hear some startups and motion footage on the track. It is driven by Mark Reuss. Facebook - http://tinyurl.com/6385qw2 Blog - http://dtrockstar1.blogspot.co​m/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DtRockstar1 Razzi: http://razzi.me/DtRockstar1/photos





First Look: 2014 Corvette Stingray - Jay Leno's Garage
First Look: 2014 Corvette Stingray. Jay takes a peek at the all-new Corvette. Official Trailers for NBC's New Shows: http://bit.ly/NBCNewFallShows » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts First Look: 2014 Corvette Stingray - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/rKrQrAn_hNA Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





The Ultra-Light, 505 WHP AVI Racing Corvette GT1 - /TUNED
Tuned heads to Inde Motorsports Park in the Arizona to meet with the guys from AVI racing who have solved a problem that has plagued track warriors for decades: If you want to go to the track, why start with a street car? For less than the price of a new C6 Corvette, AVI's Corvette GT1 has the racing technology and performance needed to spank some of the world's quickest GT race cars.





2013 SRT Viper GTS - Jay Leno's Garage
2013 SRT Viper GTS. SRT CEO Ralph Gilles drives the new Viper GTS 5,000 miles across country to take a drive with Jay - then hits the track at Willow Springs to really open it up! » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 2013 SRT Viper GTS - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/E-bWLhDo91o Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





2014 C7 highway testing
Had a little fun with a 2014 C7 Corvette on the highway, it was allot faster than my C5. My young daughter worked the camera while I drove. The driver smiled and waved and had just as much as fun as we did.





2011 Hennessey HPE600 Camaro Convertible - Jay Leno's Garage
2011 Hennessey HPE600 Camaro Convertible. John Hennessey's back with his latest and greatest. What's the method to his road madness? Well, it starts with a Supercharger, some new wheels and a fuel injector upgrade, and before you know it, the top's down and you're cruisin' at 602 hp! » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 2011 Hennessey HPE600 Camaro Convertible - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/Bco-CgDS1zg Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51! Testing the New High Tech Vette! - Ignition Ep. 77
Finally! On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago gets behind the wheel of Chevrolet's hotly anticipated 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51, the most technologically advanced production Corvette ever made. First, Carlos heads to the test track to put the reborn 460hp V8-powered Stingray through the full barrage of Motor Trend's instrumented tests: 0-60 mph acceleration, quarter mile, 60-0 mph braking, lateral acceleration, and figure-eight. The raw data backs up what Carlos can already feel from the driver's seat - the 2014 Corvette goes fast, stops quick and handles corners with ease. Then, its off to the winding roads of Central California to see how the C7 Vette's continuously variable-locking differential, magnetic damping, rev matching and other high-tech features perform in the real world. Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/convertibles/1307_2014_chevrolet_corvet te_stingray_z51_first_test/ Ignition appears every Monday on the Motor Trend youtube channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend

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Venom GT Guinness World Record 0 - 300 km/h: 13.63 sec.
On January 10, 2013 John Kiewicz drove the Hennessey Venom GT to a new Guinness WORLD RECORD for a two-seat car from 0 - 300 km/h in 13.63 seconds (2-way average) at Ellington Airport in Houston, Texas, USA. http://www.VenomGT.com




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