Renault recently unveiled its 2008 F1 contender in France, and the launch of this R28 Formula 1 single-seater proved to be the perfect opportunity for Renault to showcase its latest entrant to the highly competitive hot-hatch segment, the new Twingo RenaultSport
Retired seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, made headlines recently when, hurrying through the German countryside to the town of Coburg, where the return flight to Switzerland was waiting, he politely asked the Taxi (cab) driver, Tuncer Yilmaz, if he could get behind the wheel…
Lighter than an M5, equipped with the same storming F1-derived 5,0-litre V10 engine and all the desirability that come with an M-car. The M6 has all the credentials you’d hope for in a strong competitor in this year’s shootout.
Now there’s a name you don’t see too often on South African blacktop. Produced by Dutch manufacturer Spyker Cars, who has a none-too glamorous history of building aircraft engines, the C8 Spyder is certainly a striking, if not the conventionally-beautiful, car to look at. Can this quirky addition to the Scorched Earth shootout fleet
With the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup just around the corner, the chaps at Zuffenhausen have increased the power output of the new 911 GT3 Cup racing car and shaved off enough weight to undercut the likes of the already waif-like Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera.
To celebrate its second title in the F1 Constructors World Championship, Renault will offer a new version of the Mégane, – the Mégane Sport F1 R26. The name refers to the car that won the Formula 1 World Championship in 2006. Built at the Dieppe site and dedicated to Renault Sport Technologies, the R26 is the sportiest version of the Mégane.
The ING Renault F1 Roadshow, featuring seasoned Formula 1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella and recently appointed test driver, Nelson Piquet Jr, will be powering through the streets of Sandton on Sunday, 29 July.
The Ferrari F430 has already been hailed as one of the most sublime high-performance drives out there. A new Ferrari model will be revealed at Frankfurt, and a hard-edged Challenge Stradale version looks likely to make an appearance.
A British composite component manufacturer developing parts for the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR supercar recently opened a South African branch in Somerset West, outside Cape Town.
BMW has acquired a majority share in the Swiss-based Sauber and will take responsibility for the team’s entire package, including the chassis, tyres and drivers, from next year. But where does this leave BMW’s current partner, Williams?