RANGE ROVER SPORT VS. PIKES PEAK: RECORDS FALL!

Latest Range Rover Sport sets new SUV and Production-Standard records at   The Race To The Clouds. Yesterday, an all-new Range Rover Sport established the record for a Production-Standard Sport Utility Vehicle and broke the long standing record for any kind of Production-Standard vehicle on the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb course A Range Rover Sport challenged of the 12.42-mile asphalt course, powering its way from a standing start in just 12 minutes 35.61 seconds with an avera...
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FERRARI F12 BERLINETTA V12: 740-HP HAT TRICK!

Ferrari pulls a three-peat; nails International Engine of the Year honors  for third year in a row. For the third year running, a Ferrari engine has triumphed in the prestigious International Engine of the Year Awards. This year gold went to the naturally aspirated 6,262cc V12. The 740 horsepower V12 engine, in the F12berlietta, took the two categories - Best Performance Engine and Above 4-Litre Engine - which were won in 2011 and 2012 by Ferrari’s 4.5-litre V8. Considered the indus...
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SPIRIT OF LEMONS: WINGS & WHEELS!

It’s not fast and it doesn’t fly, but when you see this clipped-wing flying machine  in your rear view mirror, just move over! Have you ever wondered what evil spawn would result if a 1956 Cessna 310 laid down with a Toyota Minivan? Well Speedy Cop has answered that question with this creative road and track vehicle. By stripping the van and constructing a roll cage over the pan, they were able to bolt on the remains of an abandoned airplane. The results: a Wings & Wheels show all ...
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PORSCHE 50th ANNIVERSARY 911: CELEBRATE!

A half-century ago, Porsche unveiled its 911 sports car and its time to celebrate. Few sports cars can match the attributes of Porsche’s 911: Tradition, Innovation, Exclusivity, Performance & Efficiency. Porsche is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 911 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt with a special anniversary model based on the 911 Carrera S. Like the original 911, the 50th Anniversary Edition 911 is a coupe with a flat-six rear engine and rear wheel drive. The a...
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CAR GUYS RALLYE IN IRAN: CITY TO SEA!

World Automobilist and Munich Café Racer Claus Mueller blogs about his  car guy adventures in Iran. In search of new classic/collector car hobby experiences, I made a decision to tour the world and visit not just the usual destinations. After my experience in India that brought me to Rajasthan where I met the Maharana of Udaipur and many other enthusiasts, my next destination was Tehran, Iran. Tehran is home to the Tehran Café Racers, a satellite car guy lunch and events group linked ...
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BUICK SKYLARK GS 400: PERFORMANCE & LUXURY!

Best known for its luxury cars, Buick refined its midsize Skylark in 1967  boosting output to 340 horsepower. When the 1967 Riviera and Skylark Gran Sports were announced, Buick was not shy in its advertising, calling attention to their performance capabilities: Your Father Never Told You There’d Be Buicks Like This! The GS 400 Skylark offered a 340-horsepower 400-inch engine, while the Riviera GS packed a 430-inch load rated at 360 horsepower. Buick was a unique player in the 1960s S...
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