The Engine and the Rock God

In 1964, René Bonnet, working for his own company, Automobiles René Bonnet, introduced the first mid-engine production car, the Matra Djet. 1965 Enzo Ferrari, led by Battista and Sergio Pininfarina, collaborated with Pininfarina to design the mid-engine prototype. 1965 Ferrari unveiled the Dino Berlinetta Speciale at the Paris Motor Show. The prototype was based on […]

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F1 Gossip

F1 GossipHungary GPDate: Sunday, 21 July, 2024Track: Hungaroring Circuit ♖ Seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton won last weekend’s race at Silverstone. ♖ A frustrated Lando Norris said his McLaren team ‘threw away’ victory after bad decisions. ♖ Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Red Bull’s Sergio Perez also complained of lousy strategy after their teams called them in

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Peacock or Pigeon

Founded in 1968 by Susumu Mitsuoka in Toyama, Japan. Initially, Mitsuoka was a small car dealership before transitioning to manufacturing in the 1980s. Renowned for retro-inspired designs blending classic car aesthetics with modern engineering. The designs are influenced heavily by British classic cars, resulting in distinctive and nostalgic looks. Mitsuoka Orochi: A sports car known

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VW and the Rock Star

The VW W12 coupé first shown at the 1997 Tokyo Motor Show. Designed by Italdesign, demonstrating Volkswagen’s engineering capabilities. Followed by the W12 roadster at the 1998 Geneva Motor Show after a positive reception. The car featured a unique W12 engine configuration, combining two narrow-angle V6 engines. The initial 5.6-litre engine was later increased to

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Lemons or Champagne

A Koenigsegg Jesko caught fire during the recent 6to6 Motor Europe Tour in Greece. The incident occurred five minutes into the drive, starting from a luxury hotel in Athens. The fire happened while the car was travelling at low speed. Both the driver and passenger escaped without injury. The Jesko was a new model with

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Kermit and H2

The Extreme E Series was to promote sustainability by racing electric SUVs in remote areas affected by climate change. Founder Alejandro Agag announced the shift to green hydrogen technology, moving the focus to more accessible locations like Europe and the U.S. Welcome to Extreme H. The first hydrogen-powered racing car, Pioneer 25, was unveiled aboard

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