The 2018 North American International Auto Show, held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, is open to the public January 20-28 2017. We toured the show on the press preview day and found many sparkling new TrackWorthy machines!
Meet the MINI John Cooper Works: a performance car with an abundance of attitude, personality and a racing heritage. We enlist the services of professional race car driver, James Vance, who races the a MINI USA John Cooper Works in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series. James takes the JCW for a spin around Toronto and shares his thoughts on the road-going version of the car he knows better than any.
Mercedes-AMG is celebrating 50 years of turning understated road-cars into track monsters. It is not possible to appreciate fully the performance capabilities of these vehicles on public roads, at least not legally. To begin to understand what these cars and SUVs are engineered to do, we spent a day participating in the AMG Performance Tour at a new race track on Vancouver Island.
2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Schedule ReleasedView Post
Meet the BMW i8 Roadster, BMW’s first convertible plug-in hybrid. The roadster packs 369 hp and delivers its open-air freedom with the help of an electrically-folding soft-top, which can deploy in under 16 seconds at speeds up to 50kph. Check out our coverage of its debut from the LA Auto Show, including an interview with Robert Irlinger, Head of BMW i Group!
Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance road car brand, has announced the initial launch markets for its first car, the Polestar 1. The launch markets are the United States, China, Germany, Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands. The Polestar spaces are expected to be opened by the middle of 2019.
This could be the ultimate holiday present for the car nut on your list: a handmade watch made from a Ford Mustang. The idea is the brainchild of Christian Mygh and Jonathan Kamstrup, who scour salvage yards around the world for Mustangs that can be transformed into unique timepieces. The watches start at $1,495 US.
2019 McLaren Senna is McLaren’s Ultimate Street-legal Track CarView Post
2017 was the most successful racing season ever for Audi Sport. In total, with all customer sport race cars, the teams participated in 527 races from January to December 2017, clinched 428 podiums and 157 victories. All of this was achieved with the first and second-generation Audi R8 LMS and the new Audi RS 3 LMS, making Audi Sport one of the leading brands in international customer racing.
Although minimalist in design, Formula One engine and technology integration drive performance to the max. Mercedes-AMG Project ONE is truly a formula one car for the road.