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Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance gets F1 Edition special

The F1 Edition costs €222,815 in Germany and takes the shape of an appearance package that adds €23,800 to the car's base price of just under €200,000.

Ken Block reveals Porsche Hoonipigasus 911 with 1,400bhp

Ken Block will race the twin-turbo AWD monster at Pikes Peak next month.

Porsche Mission R morphs into 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance test car

The concept has now transitioned to a running prototype, dubbed 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance.

Ferrari 296 GTS debuts with unlimited headroom and hybrid V6 power

The 296 Gran Turismo Spider (GTS) is here to soak up the sun better than the 296 GTB.

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida could be demolished

Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida has been sold to a new owner, who has very different plans for its future than keeping it as a track. The circuit could be demolished and retooled into an industrial park.

Ferrari 296 GT3 WEC car spied lapping Fiorano test track on video

The 296 GT3 uses a non-hybrid version of the GTB's twin-turbocharged 3-litre V6 because the electrical assistance won't be allowed under the GTE regulations.

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica debuts in New York with STO power

The Huracan Tecnica takes many of its cues from the Huracan STO, the track-oriented iteration of the V10-powered supercar. Essentially, the STO is as close to a race-ready Super Trofeo race car as road laws allow.

Final 2022 Ford GT Heritage Edition honours 1966 Le Mans sweep

Check out the last Heritage Edition for 2022, and as such, the last for the current-generation Ford GT.

Maserati GranTurismo Folgore EV appears in Formula E reveal

Maserati wants to go fully electric by 2030 and the GranTurismo Folgore will play a pivotal role in this plan, and the new car appeared in the announcement of a powertrain deal Venturi Racing in Formula E.

GM and Honda announce shared EV platform, first car in 2027

Honda and General Motors will expand their electric vehicle collaboration to introduce a new series of models that will arrive in 2027 in North America.

Lotus: Eletre SUV needs to succeed for sportscars to survive

The new Lotus Eletre is a significant departure for a company that built its reputation with motorsport racing and lightweight sportscars.

Toyota GR Corolla debuts with 300bhp and 4WD

After a long wait and lots of teasing, the 2023 Toyota GR Corolla is finally here. It gives the brand a hot hatch to sell in the United States for the first time in ages.

How Wallace went from racing star to hypercar record-holder

One of the few drivers to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Daytona, as well as the Sebring 12 Hours, Andy Wallace has since gone on to become the fastest road car test driver on the planet.

Toyota launches limited-run GR Supra GT4 50 Edition race car

Toyota launched the GR Supra GT4 in 2020, with sales for the track-only car reaching 50 by the end of 2021. It will add at least six more to that number with its new Toyota GR Supra GT4 50 Edition that adds a handful of special features over the standard car.

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro hits the track in Bahrain

Ahead of this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix, Aston took the Valkyrie AMR Pro onto the track to complete two runs – one ahead of Saturday’s qualifying session and another before the race on Sunday.

Honda opens its first full-scale wind tunnel in the US

The newly opened Honda Automotive Laboratories of Ohio (HALO) wind tunnel is a $124 million facility that lets the brand test aerodynamics and aeroacoustics. The company will use the site to develop future production vehicles and race cars.

Lexus LC Hokkaido Edition debuts with volcano-inspired styling

The Lexus LC Hokkaido Edition arrives as a limited-run model for Europe that takes inspiration from the many volcanoes on the large, northern island in Japan. Lexus will sell just 40 coupes and 40 convertibles of this special edition in Europe starting in April 2022.

Tuner Alpina officially becomes part of BMW

BMW will take over Alpina, the brand's long-time tuner. The companies are not disclosing any financial details about the deal. The agreement still needs to receive antitrust approval to go through.