Dubbed the ‘sports car of the future’, the BMW i8 has been making a lot of waves lately since it was officially unveiled at the New York Auto Show a while back. So, naturally, the ‘man about cars’, Mr. Chris Harris himself, had to test drive the i8 and see what all the fuss is about.
Chris, who obviously lives in the UK, had specially flown to Los Angeles to take the i8 for a spin. While, admittedly he was quite annoyed with the traveling, his review of the i8 was rather good. (more…)
While we have known about the BMW i8 for months now – the much anticipated Hybrid electric luxury car has finally made it’s official debut at last week’s New York Auto Show.
The i8, which serves as both an electric and hybrid car, is definitely one to draw attention. However, besides it’s sleek modern and somewhat futuristic looks, the car is actually a celebration of what modern, green technology can bring to the auto industry.
The car features an astonishing 362 horsepower. That’s quite the powerful car. It combines a 3 cylinder petrol engine with an addition electric engine which obviously attributes to the car’s high horsepower. (more…)
We all know that boys love their toys – and especially 7 year old boys who have just discovered the joy that is a super car. So what do you do, as a parent, to make your Lamborghini obsessed son’s birthday one he will never forget? You organize a fleet of Lambo’s, of course.
This is exactly what one father did for his son’s 7th birthday. Jacob, as described by his father, is one of Lamborghini’s youngest fans. So for his 7th birthday, he’s dad thought he would give it a shot at organizing a ride in a Lamborghini for his son.
The California native contacted the North Los Angeles Lamborghini dealership on Facebook and told them about his son’s biggest dream. Asking if there was any way they could help him out by giving the little guy a ride, the team at Lamborghini North LA did one better. (more…)
McLaren like to design their cars with a lot power, speed and stand-out features. And that’s why we love them.
You can then imagine how excited we were when we saw that our favorite car reviewer/ petrol-head, Chris Harris, took the McLaren 650S for a spin around the track. (more…)
The Goodwood Saywell International Charity Track day is an annual event that brings together some of the world’s met famous and celebrated super cars, puts them all on a track, and make some money for charity. So you can imagine that it is, without a doubt, any petrol head’s dream event.
This year, the parade took place on March 22nd. And, just as it has done in previous years, the parade definitely did not disappoint!
The event is almost like a fun run or marathon for charity - except, instead of superstar athletes taking part, its superstar super cars that take to the track. (more…)
You may or may not have seen this video sometime this week. But whether you have or haven’t, there’s no harm in seeing it again…and again… and again. Because this video is pure gold.
On Monday, a South African YouTube user uploaded a video of himself following a man who is busy test driving the Porsche 911 GT-3. While the first half of the video simply shows the Porsche driving smoothly, the second half is way more exciting and will definitely ensure many ‘laugh out loud’ moments. (more…)
Ouch. That’s about all there is to say about this rather nasty crash involving a beautiful black Lamborghini Aventador.
Luckily (or rather not if you prefer to look at Aventadors in peak condition) the moment of impact between a Lamborghini aventador and two other, uhm, lesser cars was caught on camera for the world to see.
The Aventador is seen speeding around a corner and then subsequently smashing both its left and right side into two other cars. (more…)
A few weeks ago, we reported on the the Hennessey GT Venom’s record-breaking run. This stunt saw the American-made super car break the land speed record at an incredible 435,16 km/h.
And if you were one of he people witnessing the amazing stunt and thinking: “I need this car in my life”, well, it’s your lucky day – because Hennessey has just announced that they are releasing a special edition GT Venom WFE. And yes, the WFE stands for World’s Fastest Edition. (more…)