The mental process is one of looking forward, almost straining to see your next marker as you go around the course. This line development goes on lap after lap, always looking for better references and establishing what works best with this car on this day. The work-the challenge of persuing perfection-is the fun part. ~Carl Lopez
The Motor Magazine - 05.03.2010 | drive it
Many people consider the Porsche 911 the benchmark against which all other
sports cars are measured. But its rivals are no longer limited to cars from
Italy. The Japanese have also shown they can build good sports cars. The
latest example comes from Nissan, the 370Z. Drive it compares the newcomer
with Porsche's latest 911 Carrera.
present it: The next generation Audi A8Audi has unveiled the third
generation of its A8 flagship luxury sedan. The all-aluminum car is bigger
than ever before, but also lighter and has all-wheel drive as standard
equipment with all available engines. The interior has been made even more
luxurious to suggest hand-made quality. Drive it tested the new A8 with a
250-hp 3.0 TDI.
examine it: Halogen vs. Xenon Seeing and being seen are indispensible parts
of automotive safety. Xenon headlight systems are becoming available as
optional equipment on a growing number of cars. But Xenon lights are also
significantly more expensive than conventional halogen lights. Drive it
wanted to know whether the extra investment is worth it. A side-by-side
test of various models with both kinds of lights.
compare it: Porsche 911 Carrera S and Nissan 370 Z Drive it looks at two
sports cars coveted by performance enthusiasts around the world. Both are
rear-wheel driven and have almost the same engine displacement - 3.7 liters
with the Nissan compared to 3.8 liters in the Porsche.But the Porsche, with
its timeless sleek lines, produces a whopping 385 hp. The more futuristic
Nissan gets by with just 328 hp. And which is the better sports car? drive
it finds out.
Test it! Mini One D Small and agile, fast and sporty is what Minis are
built to be. Until now, no-one paid much attention to their fuel
consumption, but a new model of the retro compact is now available with a
thrifty diesel engine.The Mini One D is powered by a 1.4 liter
Common-Rail-turbo diesel borrowed from
the Toyota Yaris. With its 90-hp engine, the little car does zero to 100
km/h in 11.5 seconds. Top speed is 182 km/h. Prices for the Mini One D
start 18,100 Euros in Germany.
370Z - COBB Tuning Plano - 283 WHP / 242WTQ, Stage 2
283 WHP / 242 WTQ, 2009 Nissan 370Z Stage 2 with full Exhaust.
ProTuned using the COBB AccessPort and tuned at COBB Tuning's facilities in
Plano, TX with 93 Octane gasoline.
Click below to see this Dyno graph on our Dyno Database Online!
S2000 MEGA BATTLE - Hot Version International
Go to http://gtchannel.com for more car videos and content. 1st Gen vs 2nd
Gen Stock S2K Battle + Tuner S2K Battle featuring Super Taikyu spec Spoon
S2000 coupe, J's Racing S2000, and C-KEN S2000. Drivers : Keiichi Tsuchiya,
Manabu Orido, Juichi Wakisaka
S2000 vs FRS (GT86 BRZ) Full Review | Part 1 of 2 | S02E07
We review the S2000 vs. the GT86 (BRZ FR-S) platform stock and with forced
induction to compare the differences and to find out which is the better
sports car. The most comprehensive review series on these two cars starts
Part 2 - Track Comparison: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gluk3_otoUo
See our other videos for full reviews of the FR-S
0:00 - 0:52 Introduction Montage
0:52 - 2:32 The History and Chief Engineer Shigeru Uehara
2:32 - 6:07 Under the Skin with turbowski
6:07 - 9:02 Getting Inside
9:02 - 11:22 Driving Impressions Analog vs Digital
11:23 - 11:43 Learning the Hard Way - RIP
11:45 - 12:17 S2000 Final Thoughts
GT86 - FR-S - BRZ and Supercharged FR-S
12:17 - 14:12 The 86 Platform History with Engineers Tada San
14:12 - 16:10 Interior Overview and Engineering
16:11 - 18:01 Driving the Stock BRZ, FR-S and GT86
18:01 - 19:57 Driving the Supercharged FR-S
20:00 - 20:45 Final Thoughts and Track Review Coming Soon
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The STILLEN 500 HP Supercharged Nissan 370Z - /TUNED
TUNED Visits racing legend Steve Millen's STILLEN in Costa Mesa, CA to see
what happens when he gets his hands on the Nissan 370Z. Already a potent
machine, what happens when STILLEN upgrades pretty much everything?
Fortunately, it doesn't suck.