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Ferrari not impressed with EDM DJ’s ‘Purrari’

Published by on Sep 8th, 2014, No Comments

Purrari

Ferrari makes beautiful cars, this we know. And it is (of course) very evident that they are very proud of the beautiful cars they produce. However, they have also made it clear that they do not take well to people, albeit Ferrari owners, making a ‘mockery’ of their cars.

The Italian automaker has lashed out at famed electronic music producer, Deadmua5, after the DJ wrapped his Ferrari 458 Spider in a somewhat unusual wrap.

The Deadmau5 Ferarri, which he dubbed the ‘Purrari’ was wrapped in a Nyan Cat theme. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Nyan Cat, it is an internet meme that exploded all over the net and is seen as somewhat of a pop culture sensation. It’s basically just a pixelated cat, flying through space, leaving a trail of rainbows behind him… yes, we know that sounds ridiculous.  (more…)

Mazda debuts the new 2016 MX-5

Published by on Sep 5th, 2014, No Comments

Mazda 2016 MX-5

The day has finally arrived that we get to see the all new, beautiful 2016 Mazda MX-5.

A few weeks ago, we reported on the first teaser image that the Japanese automaker showed us, but, today, we can finally see the new car in all its glory, The 2016 MX-5 was officially unveiled on Wednesday.

Mazda has said that the idea with the 2016 model, was to bring it back to it’s roots. And by roots we mean size and weight. The company said that they wanted to make their latest model similar to the very first one, which made its debut 24 years ago on 1989. So taking a cue from that year, the new MX-5 is set to be lighter, but still very fast.

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Lamborghini Huracan vs a Fighter Jet

Published by on Aug 27th, 2014, No Comments

Huracan

We already know that a Lamborghini Huracan is a really fast car  - and one that not may of us would want to take on in a drag race, that’s for sure.

However, what happens if you pit an all new, super fast Lamborghini Huracana against something worthy of a drag race against it; an actual, military grade fighter jet.

Well, naturally, we all know who will win in the end as the laws of physics will explain, but still, there is something super exciting and really thrilling about watching a Lamborghini Huracan take on an actual fighter jet. And this video does not disappoint! (more…)

Futuristic Aston Martin to make it’s debut in Gran Turismo 6

Published by on Aug 25th, 2014, No Comments

DP-100

Concept cars are great. Mostly because it is, after all, only a concept and you can really let your imagination go. Not only are concept cars fun to design by designers themselves, but its also great for us car fanatics to see what people come up with and what we can possibly see in the near future.

This latest Aston Martin concept is like something out of a sci-fi film – and it’s awesome.

Called the DP-100, Aston Martin actually teamed up with video game development studio, Polyphony Digital, to come up weigh the idea. And why a video game developer? Well, because the car will actually make its debut in a video game.

Say hello to the latest addition to Gran Turismo 6′s line up! (more…)

Electric supercar, Renovo Coupe, revealed for first time

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, No Comments

Renovo Coupe

Tesla, watch out. There is a new electric kid on the block and it’s all sparkly and new and pretty impressive!

Meet the all new Renovo Coupe – an electric super car that looks to tackle Tesla and their Model S head on. The car was designed by Renovo, and don’t feel bad if you haven’t heard of them before.

Renovo is a startup based in the home of all fancy startups, Silicon Valley. Here, the company designed and developed the good-looking Renovo Coupe in secret for nearly 4 years. And finally, the Tesla rival has been unveiled to the public.

First off, the car really is beautiful. WHile it’s electric and certainly very modern, it has a classic, alluring vintage/retro look that definitely makes it stand out in the crowd. Not that said ‘crowd’ is very big – it’s pretty much only the Tesla Model S and the Renovo in it’s class. Although, things might start to look different once Tesla releases their planned electric coupe. (more…)

Mazda releases teaser image for 2016 MX-5

Published by on Aug 12th, 2014, No Comments

Mazda

Over the past couple of months, we have been carefully keeping an eye on any developments involving the new. 2016 Mazda MX-5. And while there has been countless artists impressions and speculative renderings, today the company released the first official teaser image.

Ok, so right of the bat, you can’t really see anything. The entire car is covered under a massive cloth, so no details emerging just yet.

However, what we can see (sort of) is the shape of the much anticipated car. Mazda is adamant that the 2016 MX-5 will look nothing like the current model, so we are very keen to see what lies beneath the cloth.  (more…)

Bugatti has huge plans for Veyron successor

Published by on Aug 7th, 2014, No Comments

Bugatti Veyron Successor

We know that when Bugatti does something, the do it right. And that is exactly the case when it comes to the much anticipated successor to the  enigmatic Veyron.

There is no official confirmed date yet for the (yet to be named) Veyron successor, but reports are stating that we can expect to witness the magic in 2016. The automaker has not released a lot of information about the car, but slowly there are trickling more more and more details – and this latest bout of details has got us properly frothing.

According to a report by Autocar, the Veyron’s successor will house the same – albeit updated – engine as the Veyron. and to refresh your memory, that is a 8.0 liter, W16 engine. Some sources also claim that the Veyron’s successor will incorpated hybrid technology, something the existing Veyron lacks, of course.  (more…)

Hennessey planning updated, faster version of Venom GT

Published by on Aug 6th, 2014, No Comments

Venom F5

It seems that breaking the land speed record isn’t enough for Hennessey and their Venom GT. In fact, the car company has just announced plans for a updated, faster version of the Venom GT.

Talking to Top Gear, Hennessey confirmed the company’s plans to build a Venom GT that would make the existing GT look like small fry. And the name? They plan on calling this beast of a super car the Venom GT F5. We’re thinking the F stands for fast.

The main goal with the Venom GT F5 is to top the top speed of the Venom GT. Hennessey said that they would like to reach a top speed of a whopping 290mph (that’s 466,17 km/h to you and me). To refresh your memory, the top speed that the existing Venom GT reached was 270,4mph (or 435,16) – and with it, they took the land speed record.

Before Hennessey stepped onto the playground, the previous land speed record was held by Bugatti with their Veyron at 269,86mph (434,29km/h).  (more…)

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