Here is Road and Tracks official first look at the new Aston Martin Valkyrie. Aston Martin just recently released number of images and details on a nearly-production-spec Valkyrie. This could definitely be a LMP1 car for the road. Road and Track reported, based on sources familiar with the Valkyrie's development, that the car would produce 1130 hp from its naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 and will weigh around 2,270 lbs. Aston ...more
Even with wider tyres and more traction, Formula 1 cars have not caught up to the blistering acceleration benchmarks set by current generation LMP1 prototypes.
The last Sunday's Sky Sports feed of Formula 1 Austrian GP included unusual data graphic - 0-200 kph acceleration time for Valtteri Bottas Mercedes W08 in 4.6 seconds.
This acceleration time was measured after perfect start with very low reaction delay - so perfect, in fact, that ...more
Auto Express and Steve Sutcliffe are producing Llandow lap time videos again - this time with two German super-sedans.
Porsche Panamera Turbo is widely regarded as the fastest of all fast 4-door cars and currently holds Nürburgring 4-door car lap record. Mercedes E63 AMG S is a bit of an "unknown quantity" and hasn't been tested on track much, if at all.