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Porsche Sport Driving School

It’s the easiest performance upgrade you can buy, yet also one of the least utilised. No suspension upgrade, power increase or tyre choice will give as great a gain, for as little outlay, as improving the thing between the seat

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BMW 435i M Performance

Let us learn a lesson from the male Birds of Paradise. Native to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and northern Australia, these avian actors attempt to attract a mate using bright plumage, outrageous body adornments and intricate dance

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Ferrari sharpens California T

Ferrari has injected an extra dose of athleticism into its California T with the introduction of a new ‘Handling Speciale’ pack aimed at sharpening the front-engined GT’s handling. Following its tradition of introducing mid-life handling upgrades – the 575, 599

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Pastor Maldonado to lose F1 seat

Controversial Venezuelan F1 driver Pastor Maldonado is set to lose his seat ahead of the 2016 season, according to UK motorsport media outlet Autosport. Autosport reports Maldonado’s main backer, Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA, has failed to deliver promised sponsorship payments,

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Toyota 86 race modification pricing

Toyota has detailed the costs involved in modifying a Toyota 86 to compete in the forthcoming Toyota 86 Pro-Am Racing Series which kicks off in May. Developed by Neal Bates Motorsport, the $25,000 package upgrades the engine, suspension, braking and

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Gallery: Ford GT40 historic shots

This weekend’s Daytona 24-Hour marks the race debut of Ford’s new GT supercar.  To celebrate the occasion, we’ve trawled through Ford’s image archive and dug up some brilliant historic shots that are a firm reminder of why this car is

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Porsche 911 drifts Nurburgring in snow

Nurburgring lap times are an ill of our era but this Porsche 911 Group B rally weapon couldn’t give a flying lap about when the stopwatch stops. Our summer is Germany’s winter, so it isn’t exactly the time to be

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Porsche Cayenne

Cayenne might have brought sports car DNA to an SUV back at its 2002 inception, but it’s the fledgling Macan – smaller, lighter, friskier on road – that not only converts DNA to delivery more confidently but is enjoying the

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Opel GT Concept revealed

Made in Melboune and sent to the Geneva motor show, the Opel GT Concept could return to our shores as a production MX-5 competitor for Holden. Although the GT Concept is designed in collaboration between GM’s design studios both here

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Opinion | Track days are the answer

It’s tough to enjoy driving a car around the streets these days. Roads are packed with people pretending not to text their friends. Then, clear of the city grind, speed limits are so low you need to text friends to

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