Nismo - Nissan's legendary tuning arm - has today confirmed it will team up with British engineering outfit Williams to co-develop fast road cars.
Sébastien Loeb. Not content with collecting nine World Rally Championship drivers' titles and driving the utterly bonkers 845kg/845bhp Peugeot 208 T16 up a cliff in Colorado this weekend, he's now decided to turn his hand to World Touring Cars.
Internet, meet the new fastest electric car... in the world. It's a Drayson B12 69/EV, converted from a Lola LMP1 Le Mans racer, and it has just claimed a new fastest world electric land speed record for Britain.
If you have eyes and you've cast them over words related to Lotuses before, chances are you'll have read company founder, Colin Chapman's mantra: "simplify, then add lightness". But we're not sure removing two wheels is quite what he had in mind.
Some awful, tragic news from Le Mans. Driver Allan Simonsen has died as a result of injuries sustained from a crash just 10 minutes after the start of this year’s race.
If you've been following our intrepid reporter at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, you might well have spotted SRT Motorsport's Viper GTS-R. This isn't it. This is something better. Because you can pick up the telephone and actually swap a large bag of pounds for one, then race it in FIA GT3, the Pirelli World Challenge GT, NARRA, SCCA/NASA, ADAC GT Cup, Arena Essex National Bangers, err, Rainbow Road... the list goes on.
Arguably, the best way to enjoy rallying is retrospectively, in your pants, and on your sofa. Not stuck on a Welsh hill, deciding whether to drink your flask of tea or poor it into your shoes. A philosophy galvanized by this - a superb trailer for a documentary called Easier Said Than Done.
Only from the makers of a film where New York Zoo animals go on a Madagascan adventure, and a Panda turns into Bruce Lee, will you get a movie about a snail that races in the Indianapolis 500. Welcome everyone, to Dreamworks' upcoming film, Turbo.
Remember when Sabine Schmitz got a standard Ford Transit, took everything (including Hammond) out, then drove around the Nurburgring in 10:08? You should, because she set an unofficial record for the fastest commercial vehicle...
Here's a faster way to mess up your hair: The Golf GTI Cabriolet with 210 bhp. Powered by a 2.0-litre TSI engine, the Golf GTI Cabriolet ever accelerates from 0 – 100 km/h in just 7.3 seconds. Its top speed is 235 km/h. This contrasts with a combined fuel consumption of just 7.7 L/100km and CO2emissions of 180 g/km.