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The One: Toyota TS020 Wallpaper

It’s no secret Toyota lusts after Le Mans 24 Hours’ top podium. Like a lion that struggles to clinch its quicker prey, the Japanese manufacturer has returned to the French race year after year to leave its mark on the

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R.I.P Simon Mckinley

You might not know the name Simon McKinley, but chances are you’re familiar with his driving. You might have seen videos of a white Ford Mk II Escort being driven with the sort of commitment only exhibited by those with

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Market Watch: BMW M6

The E63 BMW M6 coupe was and still is a total cruise missile. Built to be just as comfortable doing 300km/h down the Autobahn as it was at the race track, the M6 was the ultimate track-tuned super tourer. Key

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Weekly Wallpaper: Ford Falcon XR8

Stunning images help us put together Australia’s best performance car magazine, month in month out.   But it’d be criminal to let all our eye-popping images, taken by this country’s top-calibre snappers, only breathe between the pages of our periodical.

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Race to the Sky

The Race to the Sky hillclimb, located in New Zealand’s Cordrona Valley, is one of the world’s greatest gravel roads. Its 14.5km course is terrifyingly fast with enormous drop offs, and now Pikes Peak is paved, it’s the longest gravel

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Video: 10 Lucky Escapes

Does life flash before your eyes moments before a massive shunt? Best to ask these motorsport champions who survived spectacular close-calls with the Reaper. RYAN BRISCOE – 2005 One of those crashes that is so horrifically violent that you can’t

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Monster Tajima's monster crash

New Zealand hillclimb Race to the Sky returned last weekend for the first time in eight years. Fittingly, the event was won by Alister McRae driving the late Possum Bourne’s heavily modified Subaru Impreza WRC. Pre-event favourite was eight-time winner Nobuhiro ‘Monster’

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Audi RS3

So what’s the big deal about RS 3 Sportback? Well, 4.3 seconds for the 0-100km/h sprint for a start. In hot hatch terms, that’s 0.3 quicker than the Mercedes-AMG A45 generally considered to be the current torch-bearer. And equally swifter

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VIDEO: Meet the Hypercar Hoon

Those that tend to buy high-end hypercars and supercars don’t tend to drive them especially enthusiastically. Sure, there will be the odd acceleration squirt or punt on a twisty road, but the majority lead fairly sheltered lives. Honestly, we can’t

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Skoda Fabia R5

Skoda has launched its new rally challenger, based on the updated Fabia due to land in Australia shortly. Built to R5 specification, the new Fabia replaces the Fabia S2000, which has campaigned with great success all over the world, including

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