Tag Archives: 4WD

Nissan GTR Nismo pushes the envelope

The much anticipated Nismo version of the supercar slayer GTR has broken cover. Headlines are 600hp, 100kg of additional downforce (at 186mph) and a Nurburgring time of 7 minutes 8 seconds. Just 12 minutes before the close of the testing … Continue reading

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Ken Block: Gymkhana 6 The Obstacle Course

Ken Block continues his Gymkhana series of videos by constructing an obstacle course that includes a wrecking ball, ramps, punch bags and JCBs. The car control he demonstrates is incredible, and whats new about this video is that it looks … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 and its 18 month waiting list

The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is one of the biggest supercar success stories of 2012. There is currently a worldwide 18 month waiting list, with some owners paying £45,000 over list price to beat the wait. Second hand Aventadors’ are trading above new … Continue reading

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Ultimate Touring Cars – Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft

20 years ago, Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft was the most exciting European touring car championship. The cars were fast and the racing was extremely close. I have been transfixed to DTM footage from the “golden age” of touring cars. Here is … Continue reading

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Gymkhana 5: San Francisco hoonage

No one knows how to hoon better then Ken Block. In his latest video Gymkhana 5, he takes  his four wheel drive, 650hp Ford Fiesta across the city streets of San Francisco. The video on YouTube has already attracted 10 … Continue reading

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Nissan jewels on show: JUKE-R, GTR Track Pack and Deltawing

PistonHeads sunday service this month congregated at the Nissan and Renault Headquarters in Hertfordshire. The hosts Nissan and Renault had some great cars on display, including motorsport greats, past and future. The latest edition of the Nissan GTR was available … Continue reading

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The best Nissan GTR, the Track Pack edition

Nissan know their client base, and have listened to their feedback. What GTR drivers crave is a GTR that has been stripped back to the essentials and enhanced to perform on the track. The Nissan GTR Track Pack edition has … Continue reading

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BMW M Performance M550D X Drive

The BMW M Performance brand has released its second model to the world, a 4 wheel drive, triple turbo 5 series diesel. Badged the M550D X Drive, it has 381bhp and more importantly, 546 ft/lb of torque. Reports from the press suggest … Continue reading

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