The Lotus 3-Eleven is a street-legal track car with a 450hp supercharged 3.5L V6, a lightweight resin composite body, aluminum chassis and 6-speed manual gearbox. It goes from 0 to 60mph in under 3 sec. and has a 180mph top speed.
Not only did stunt driver Terry Grant do the famous UK hillclimb with two wheels off the ground, he broke the Guinness Record for fastest mile in a car on two wheels, coming in at 2m 10s in the GT-R powered Nissan Juke RS Nismo.
Thrive Motor Co. turned a 2008 Yamaha Scorpio into a futuristic – if not aerodynamic – bike that’s at home on a pedestal or on the trail. It has a custom made aluminum body, rear-center steel exhaust and a smartphone instrument gauge.
The new Camaro drop-top has an improved chassis, handling and technology, and can open or close at speeds up to 30mph or via a remote key fob. Available with a 275hp 2.0L turbo 4, a 335hp 3.6L V6, or a 455hp 6.2L V8.
Samsung and Leo Burnett/Buenos Aires came up with a clever solution to a dangerous driving situation, mounting a set of large displays on the rear of a truck, connected to a wireless camera on front so vehicles can see if it’s safe to pass.
Shelby brings back its Super Snake package for the new Ford Mustang GT, upgrading many body parts with carbon fiber, supercharging its 5.0 to up to 750hp, and upgrading brakes, suspension and exhaust with track grade components.
Look around from the roof of a Nissan GT-R as it races around the Le Mans track, first on its own then against a GT-R Nismo in this 360º video. You can watch it on Chrome, but it’s way more fun on the official YouTube (iOS/Android) app.
To celebrate its Mille Miglia debut, Donkervoort is releasing a laid back version of its lightweight sports car. The D8 GTO 1000 Miglia Edition has a 314HP 2.5L engine, increased ride height, Bluetooth, GPS and Mille Miglia livery.
The sports edition of Volkswagen’s popular Jetta has the same 210hp, 2.0L turbo 4 found in the awesome Golf GTI, but in sedan form. Upgrades include 18-inch alloys, a sports grille and rear diffuser, and dual chrome-tipped exhaust.