Ferrari 458 v McLaren MP4-12C LAP TIME - Auto Express
Two of the hottest new supercars go head-to-head on track -- which one's fastest? Find our here...
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Our senior road tester Owen Mildenhall pits the new McLaren MP4-12C against our Performance Car of the Year, the Ferrari 458 in a head-to-head track challenge.
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Audi A1 quattro vs original Audi Quattro - Auto Express
We've brought the limited-run Audi A1 quattro together with the original
Audi Ur-Quattro to see if technology can triumph over tradition.
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Ferrari 458 Speciale review - Auto Express
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The Ferrari 458 Speciale, based on the already excellent 458 Italia, is
filled with extra technology that aims to make it into one of the most
thrilling supercars that money can buy.
It gets an uprated version of the standard car's 4.5-litre V8 engine, with
a staggering 597bhp -- meaning it goes from 0-62mph in just three seconds.
The aerodynamics of the Ferrari 458 Speciale have been improved as well, to
decrease drag and Boost downforce --
just like an F1 car.
Plus, it shed 90kg from the normal car's weight, with over 20kg shaved off
of the interior. It's a fantastic setup inside the car, with carbonfibre
everywhere -- from the seats to the door trims and dashboard.
The Ferrari 458 was always brilliant, but this Speciale edition is, well, a
The engine is a thing of joy -- once the revs go over 5,000, it just takes
off, and it sounds incredible, too. You can feel the new aero working
through fast corners, and it feels glued to the road and incredibly agile.
It shines on the track, but it's actually remarkably good on the road. The
ride is a bit firm, and the engine is very noisy, but you can forgive all
of that when you get to the right road.
The engine has so much torque and it's so responsive that it's brilliant
fun here, too. There's also a slide control system that allows just enough
slip before it intervenes to prevent a disaster.
Ultimately this car's aggressive nature is a small price to pay for the
extra on-track focus you get. Is it worth £30,000 more than the standard
car, though? Well, if you've got the sort of money that will buy one of
these cars the question you really need to ask yourself is: do I want to
own one of the most thrilling and intoxicating cars in the world?
Lexus LFA: 552bhp V10 supercar tested - Auto Express
We take the £340,000 Lexus LFA V10 supercar to the English countryside.
We wanted to see how refined the highly anticipated Lexus LFA supercar
really is, after all it is a Lexus. In our video we visit the English
countryside in the V10 engined LFA to find out how it copes with life on UK
A day with the Ferrari 458 Spider - Auto Express
The Ferrari 458 Spider is set to be the Italian supercar maker's
best-selling model, expected to account for a third of worldwide sales.
With expectations that high it can't afford to disappoint.