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IT'S WAR: Fastest cars in the west go wild!

The Antilag car club in Western Australia has released a video of its recent ‘Race Wars’ speed event, where the (unlikely) winner reached 272km/h in a standing kilometre run. More than 4000 people descended on Wyalkatchem (why-al-catch-em), 200km north east

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BMW M powers up with Competition Package

To coincide with upgrades across its 5 Series range, BMW has released a new ‘Competition Package’ for the powerhouse M5 sports sedan, and its M6 coupe/convertible sibling. Recalibration of the 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8’s ECU results in a three percent power

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Caterham copy is custom LEGO masterpiece!

‘Sheepo’, also known as 27-year old engineering student, Fernando Benavides, makes amazing replica cars from Lego, from scratch, and his latest creation is possibly the best yet. His take on the Caterham 7, a continuation of the ultra-lightweight Lotus 7,

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F1 champ Vettel gettin' Twizy with it!

Three-time Formula One world champion, Sebastian Vettel, has jumped behind the wheel of an outrageous, F1-inspired version of Renault’s Twizy, the French maker’s quirky, new electric city vehicle. Earlier this year, Renault Sport F1, engine supplier to the Red Bull

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Drive it like you stole it!

With thanks to hahabird.com, we bring you this perfect piece of prank engineering. The ideal, home-made device for fooling, embarrassing, or simply confusing the next friendly officer to beckon you in for an RBT stop. We think it’s pure genius.

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Bentley Boys honoured with Le Mans specials

In the lead up to this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours sports car race (Sat June 22/Sun June 23), Bentley is celebrating its historical connections to the famous French endurance event, with no less than six ‘Le Mans’ limited edition

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Monster Jam mayhem heading down under

Monster Truck fans rejoice; the international Monster Jam circus is bringing its car crushing, jump flying and wheel standing action to Sydney on Saturday, October 19th, for a one-and-only Aussie show. ‘Big’ names, including Grave Digger, Maximum Destruction, Monster Mutt

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