This Electric E36 Makes 850 lb/ft of Torque at the Wheels! - /TUNED
EV West isn't like other electric car builders. They aren't trying to save the planet from gasoline emissions, they are trying to build race cars using electric technology for events that can best use that technology. The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, with a total driving distance of under 20 miles at very high elevation, is one of those events. We take their Pike's Peak M3 to the Dyno to find out what 400 Kilowatts means in horsepower, then to see how it drives.
Renault Twizy Review: Are Electric Cars Any Good? - /CHRIS HARRS ON CARS
It has 17hp and might crack 60mph if you drove it off a small cliff face. The Twizy is a part of Renault's EV adventure: it has a 60 mile range.
Up the Panama Canal Without a Paddle - /TUNED
/TUNED Begins its Panamanian adventure with disaster, leaving us high and dry with nothing to film in a foreign country. Will we save the shoot? We search high and low in Panama to find any semblance of car culture. What we find instead is even better: street racing school buses.
Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 v BMW M3 GTS v Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
You know the form by now: driving on road and track. Carving the neat, fast line. Then pulling mahoooosive slides, and telling it how it really is with all three cars. Doubt we'll have more fun in 2012.