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McLaren P1 LM breaks Goodwood hillclimb record

Bucket list, must do, before you die and so on… We all know about Goodwood, and we all know just how much automotive insanity is packed into the grounds of a large English estate every July. We also know about

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Opinion: US car taste is improving

One word I would never have thought to associate with Americans is pragmatic. I mean, if a nation can be on the verge of electing a dingo-crazy bloke with a dead cat on his head as president, then it’s tempting

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Romain Dumas wins 2016 Pikes Peak

If you or I had just won the Le Mans 24-Hour race, we’d probably pat ourselves on the back and then retire to a beach somewhere for a well-earned vacation. Not Romain Dumas, though. Having secured victory in the dying

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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL500

Remember the old SL55 AMG? In hero silver with multi-spoke wheels, it was once splashed across a poster in MOTOR. In 2002 it was the quickest car in the world to 300km/h, claimed Mercedes. Its 5.5-litre blown V8 cranked out

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4 things car enthusiasts should know before voting

With the federal election upon us, many people may still be looking for guidance on which party deserves their vote. There are so many policies and promises floating around, it’s hard to find the ones relevant to you. So, here

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2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo sets 'Ring record

Say what you will about Porsche making large saloons. It’s okay, we’ll wait. Oh, you’re done? Good, because the new-generation Porsche Panamera S just tore its Nurbringring time a new one. Why? Well, bragging rights as the fastest four-door around

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Jay Leno in 2000kW drag car crash

Even if you’re one of America’s – hell, the world’s premier car collectors and a heck of a nice guy to boot, sometimes it’s just not your day. Jay Leno’s afternoon started well enough; after all, he was ticking an

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Audi's electric compressor: Geek Speak

Today, turbo lag isn’t the blight on power delivery that it was during the infancy of the technology in cars in the 1970s and ’80s. But as long as a centrifugal air compressor is driven by exhaust gases, there will

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Win a hot lap in a V8 supercar!

To celebrate the launch of FUEL AUTOTEK, Australia’s official distributor for TSW Alloy Wheels and MOMO ITALY products, we are giving one lucky reader the opportunity to win: A hot lap experience in a Prodrive Racing Australia V8 Supercar  MOMO

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Bentley ad pulled following complaint

Bentley has been forced to pull one of its films from YouTube following a complaint to Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB). The film depicted Australian racing legend John Bowe hitting 330km/h on a section of the Stuart Highway in a

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