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SuperCars Ford Falcon FG V8

May 12th, 2015 by

Based on the “new generation” concept developed by V8 Supercar legend Mark Skaife, the Ford Falcon FG II debuted in 2013, scoring nine wins and taking Will Davison and Mark Winterbottom to third and fourth in the overall V8 Supercar Series championship standings. The Ford Falcon FG II comes equipped with a normally aspirated 5.0 … Read the Rest »

SuperCars Holden V8

December 19th, 2013 by

If the lines of the Holden VF Commodore look familiar, there’s a reason: Holden/GM’s challenger for V8 Supercar supremacy is based on the same road-going Zeta platform as the Gen6 Chevy SS raced in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Built to ‘Next Generation V8 Supercar’ regulations, the VF Commodore features a 5.0 L V8 engine, … Read the Rest »

BMW Z4 GT3

December 19th, 2013 by

The BMW Z4 GT3 replaces the BMW M3 which served as the platform for BMW Motorsport’s considerable success in IMSA competition and the FIA GT European Championship. Although it is based on the popular BMW Z4 roadster, the Z4 GT3 is equipped with a 4.4 liter, aluminum block V8 rather than the inline 6 found … Read the Rest »

Kia Optima

April 4th, 2013 by

When it comes to automobile manufacturers, none have enjoyed a more meteoric rise to prominence than Kia.  Cutting edge technologies and European-influenced styling has boosted sales worldwide, particularly in the United States, where Kia’s market share increased for 18 consecutive years.  Kia’s motorsports programs are enjoying similarly rapid success, witness the fact that Kia earned … Read the Rest »

Ruf Rt 12 R

January 29th, 2013 by

RUF Automobile GmbH is synonymous with high performance automobiles.  In addition to engine- and chassis-tuning and vintage restoration of some of the fastest cars in the world, RUF is recognized by the German government as an automotive manufacturer in its own right for producing and installing its own Porsche performance enhancements. The company was founded … Read the Rest »

McLaren MP4-12C GT3

November 29th, 2012 by

Based on the groundbreaking McLaren MP4-12C road car, the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 marries Formula 1 and innovative road-car technology to create a state-of-the-art racing sports car. The McLaren MP4-12C GT3 utilizes the same carbon MonoCell chassis as the 12C road car, along its 3.8 liter McLaren V8 twin turbo M838T engine, albeit detuned to 500 … Read the Rest »

SuperCars Ford V8 – Circa 2012

November 19th, 2012 by

Together with the Holden Commodore, the Ford Falcon served as one of the twin staples of the Australian V8 Supercar Series, widely believed to be the world’s most competitive and compelling sedan championship. Like its arch rival, the Falcon was built to strict regulations in order to balance technical competition and speed with reasonable costs. … Read the Rest »

Chevrolet Corvette C6.R

November 19th, 2012 by

The name “Corvette” signifies performance on the street and the race track, but it wasn’t until Chevrolet teamed with Pratt and Miller Engineering to design, develop and race a competition version of the C5 that Corvette enjoyed success at the highest levels of international sports car racing. After some initial teething pains, the C5.R won … Read the Rest »

Ford GT-R

November 19th, 2012 by

The Ford GT-R is the 21st century version of one of the most recognizable and successful sports cars in history – the Ford GT40. Designed and constructed at the direction of Henry Ford II following Ford’s failed bid to purchase Ferrari in the early 1960s, the Ford GT40 debuted at the 24 Hours of Le … Read the Rest »

Ford Mustang FR500S

November 19th, 2012 by

The Ford Mustang FR500S embodies a rich racing heritage dating back to the days when Parnelli Jones, George Follmer and others drove Bud Moore-prepared Mustangs in hand-to-hand combat battle with Mark Donohue, Dan Gurney, Swede Savage, Sam Posey and other American icons in the original Trans-Am Series. Not for nothing was an entire class of … Read the Rest »