BMW 1M Coupe drifts at 1,000ft

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This is a video of the new BMW 1 Series M Coupe driving on the top of a really quite tall building in America.

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2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed preview

153A Very Posh Man is about to let hundreds of awesome cars onto his front lawn this weekend. And we're rather excited.

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A first look at the Hyundai i40 Tourer

130It's not easy making an estate car look distinctive, but Hyundai reckons it has done it. And to make sure no one's attention wanders off to the saloon version, there is no saloon version. Not yet, anyway.

 

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Aston reveals V12 Zagato racer

Large image_6"The 24 hour race is the ultimate road test and a fitting introduction for the V12 Zagato."

 

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Top Gear, Dario Franchitti and an F40

Large image_9You'd like Dario Franchitti. You'd like his open, direct manner, the way he wears his success so lightly, and how proud he is of his CAMRADD award. And you'd definitely like his road cars and what he does with them.

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Analogue vs digital?

Large image_15What's better: analogue or digital? Naturally aspirated V8 or twin-turbo tech? Manual transmission or paddle-shift DSG?

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Watch the electric Nismo Leaf RC on track

Large image_13Behold: the first electric vehicle that isn't wholly dull (with the possible exception of the boys' homemade effort). It's the Nismo Leaf. And we want one.

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What a 1978 Renault 4 truly needs: 225bhp

Large image_18The picture above is a Renault 4 body that’s been grafted onto a 225bhp Clio V6 chassis. With nitrous. Which is ridiculous. But the kind of engineering idiocy that we can only endorse.

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Watch the BMW 1M Coupe drifting

Large image_16This is the baby of the BMW M car range. But that doesn't really explain it, so let’s instead say it is the successor to the original E30 Em-Three; a car carrying near-royal pedigree.

 

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Watch a biker jump off a mountain

7Time was, a young chap would entertain himself by playing a game of chequers. Maybe indulge in a spot of hedge-trimming. Or woodwork. Not riding a dirt-bike off a cliff and parachuting down to the bottom.

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