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Alfa Romeo Racing C38 Ferrari

Following a 12 months as title sponsor, Alfa Romeo stepped as much as take over the staff identify from Sauber in 2019. Though now operated as Alfa Romeo Racing, nothing modified behind the scenes as the brand new C38 was nonetheless developed on the Hinwil, Switzerland manufacturing facility and powered by the newest Ferrari energy unit.Over the winter, a lot of the work targeting the delicate regulation modifications. Geared toward making overtaking simpler, the revisions included a wider however easier entrance wing, decrease bargeboards and a taller and wider entrance wing. The evolution of the C37 was created with oversight from new technical director Simone Resta.Signed to drive the Alfa Romeo Racing C38 have been Ferrari junior Antonio Giovinazzi and 2007 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen, who returned to the staff the place he began his Components 1 profession again in 2001. …




Citroën Ami One Idea

Since 1919, Citroën’s historical past has at all times mirrored every period, with non-conformist and revolutionary automobiles which have turn into icons within the hearts of motorists. On the 2019 Geneva Motor Present, the Citroën model is re-inventing itself once more, by unveiling its uninhibited tackle an city mobility ‘object’. Simply because the 2CV made freedom of motion broadly accessible final century, Ami One Idea frees up city mobility for everybody with its distinctive and well-liked character advocating a brand new expertise.Citroën’s imaginative and prescient of city mobility is a part of a 100% digitalised and personalised buyer journey centered on seamless freedom of use.With this new and distinctive city mobility object – a brand new area of exploration for Citroën as a part of its future power transition programme – the model is aiming to release particular person mobility within the metropolis. Citroën designed Ami One Idea as an....


Haas VF-19 Ferrari

Wealthy Power Haas F1 Group unveiled its new-look for the 2019 FIA System One World Championship with a livery launch hosted on the prestigious Royal Car Membership (RAC) on Pall Mall in London, whereas the design of its VF-19 challenger debuted on-line throughout the crew’s web site and social media platforms.Incorporating the resplendent black and gold colours of Wealthy Power, the premium British power drink first introduced as title associate of Haas F1 Group in October 2018, the 2019 livery was revealed on a present automobile in London as drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen, along with crew principal Guenther Steiner and Wealthy Power chief government officer William Storey, peeled again the covers earlier than a throng of assembled visitors on the RAC.Along with the infusion of Wealthy Power’s branding, Haas Automation maintains its distinguished placement on the VF-19, the acquainted gentle grey tone related to the three earlier liveries....




Racing Level RP19 Mercedes

Throughout a tumultuous 2018 season, the Pressure India Method 1 crew modified arms and re-emerged in 2019 as Racing Level F1. The brand new proprietor was a consortium headed by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll. Accordingly, it got here as no shock that one of many two Racing Level drivers for the brand new 12 months was Stroll’s son Lance. He joined long-time Pressure India driver Sergio Perez.The automobile constructed for Stroll and Perez to race was dubbed the Racing Level RP19 and it lastly broke cowl on the first of two four-day take a look at classes at Barcelona. It was immediately recognisable as an evolution of the 2018 automobile with most modifications made to satisfy the revised rules that stipulate an easier entrance wing and a taller and wider rear wing. The crew is predicted to convey out a complete replace on the first Grand Prix of the 12....


Ford Focus ST

Ford immediately revealed the all-new Focus ST – developed by Ford Efficiency to ship nimble hot-hatchback thrills in a trendy, snug and sensible household automotive.The all-new Focus ST builds on the class-leading driving dynamics of the fourth era Focus in five-door hatch and property physique kinds. Ford’s new C2 structure is enhanced with distinctive suspension, braking and powertrain configurations for probably the most responsive and agile Focus ST driving expertise ever – on street and observe.A brand new engine line-up creates as much as 12 per cent extra energy and 17 per cent extra torque in contrast with the earlier era Focus ST. Ford’s 280PS 2.Three-litre EcoBoost petrol engine and 190PS 2.Zero-litre EcoBlue diesel engine* each ship a broad unfold of energy and torque throughout the rev-range.Ford’s first software of an digital limited-slip differential (eLSD) for a front-wheel drive automobile additional enhances the cornering and stability of recent Focus ST,....




Alpina B7 xDrive Sedan

Alpina, along with BMW, introduces the revised model of its unique B7 xDrive sedan. The brand new 2020 B7 is the sixth technology full-size performance-luxury mannequin from Alpina and the third technology of B7 to be obtainable within the U.S.Moreover its a lot lauded smoothness, the brand new Alpina B7 xDrive sedan impresses with its sharpened responsiveness and enhanced energy supply over the whole rpm vary. Steady developments and detailed enhancements imply the mix of excessive torque output and a transmission with nice dynamic capabilities ends in improved driving efficiency over its predecessor.The newest technology Four.Four-liter V8 engine with two, twin-scroll turbochargers, direct injection and Valvetronic totally variable valve timing and Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing, delivers 600 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.The exhaust aspect of the turbochargers are outfitted with a 54 mm (beforehand 50 mm) diameter impeller. Moreover, the Alpina-specific intercoolers …


Audi TT RS Coupé

Audi Sport hones the highest mannequin of the TT mannequin collection: With an much more dynamic look, the brand new TT RS showcases with confidence what it has to supply. Its five-cylinder engine delivers 400 metric horsepower, accompanied by the unmistakable five-cylinder sound. The brand new TT RS shall be obtainable to order starting on February seventh, 2019. The Coupé and Roadster shall be discovered at sellers in Germany and different European nations from spring of 2019 on. Costs for the Coupé begin at EUR 67,700. The Roadster begins at EUR 70,500.“The brand new TT RS is in absolute peak kind,” says Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH. “Like a well-trained athlete, it showcases much more prominently how a lot energy lies beneath its muscular outer pores and skin.” Oliver Hoffmann, Technical Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH, provides: “The excellent efficiency is achieved by the low weight, the....




Audi TT RS Roadster

Audi Sport hones the highest mannequin of the TT mannequin collection: With an much more dynamic look, the brand new TT RS showcases with confidence what it has to supply. Its five-cylinder engine delivers 400 metric horsepower, accompanied by the unmistakable five-cylinder sound. The brand new TT RS can be out there to order starting on February seventh, 2019. The Coupé and Roadster can be discovered at sellers in Germany and different European international locations from spring of 2019 on. Costs for the Coupé begin at EUR 67,700. The Roadster begins at EUR 70,500.“The brand new TT RS is in absolute peak type,” says Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH. “Like a well-trained athlete, it showcases much more prominently how a lot energy lies beneath its muscular outer pores and skin.” Oliver Hoffmann, Technical Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH, provides: “The excellent efficiency is achieved by the low....


Bentley Bentayga Velocity

Bentley Motors is saying full particulars of the world’s quickest manufacturing SUV. The Bentayga Velocity options an enhanced 635 PS (626 bhp) model of the famend 6.Zero-litre W12 engine that delivers a prime velocity of 190 mph (306 km/h) and Zero-62 mph (Zero-100 km/h) in three.9 seconds.Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Nice Britain, the Bentayga Velocity is probably the most highly effective and performance-oriented Bentayga up to now. It builds on an extended custom of Velocity fashions that was born with the Continental GT in 2007 and pushes the boundaries of Bentayga efficiency additional since claiming the manufacturing SUV document on the gruelling Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb final yr.With a prime velocity of 190 mph, the Bentayga Velocity is our strongest and performance-oriented variant up to now.To match the elevated ranges of efficiency, the Bentayga Velocity sports activities a purposeful exterior look. Darkish-tint headlights, body-coloured aspect skirts and a....




MINI John Cooper Works GP

The abbreviation GP in reference to MINI repeatedly sparks the curiosity of racing lovers who’re followers of the British premium model. And for the reason that identify of Title John Cooper Works is all the time talked about in the identical breath, the instant impact is a way of pleasure on the imminent prospect of a really particular mannequin. And that is now justified: subsequent 12 months the brand new MINI John Cooper Works GP can be taking roads everywhere in the world by storm – together with the hearts and minds of a very performance-oriented goal group. The brand new version of the highest athlete within the mannequin vary is powered by a Four-cylinder engine with an output of greater than 220 kW/300 hp and that includes MINI TwinPower Turbo Expertise, making it by far the quickest and strongest MINI ever to be accredited to be used on the....


Ferrari SF90

The SF90 (design code 670) is the sixty fifth single-seater constructed by Ferrari to compete within the Components 1 World Championship. The automobile has been produced primarily based on the brand new laws, which have required varied adjustments in comparison with the 2018 automobile. Among the many most evident adjustments are these to the entrance and rear wings. The entrance wing is wider and boasts less complicated aerodynamic profiles, whereas the rear is wider and better. The bargeboards have been diminished in peak, whereas the entrance brake duct design has been simplified. The general weight of the automobile will increase to 743 kilos, together with the motive force and his equipment, which should weigh a minimal of 80 kilos. The gasoline allowance for the race will increase from 105 to 110 kg. The SF90 is the sixth automobile constructed for Components 1’s present hybrid period, which started in 2014.The entrance....




McLaren MCL34 Renault

McLaren Racing offered its first all-new Formulation 1 driver line-up in 12 years, as Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris watched 34 of their McLaren team-mates unveil the MCL34, the staff’s 2019 race automobile, forward of pre-season testing subsequent week.This 12 months, Sainz (24) begins his fifth Formulation 1 marketing campaign, whereas Norris (19) embarks on his debut season, as McLaren continues its efficiency restoration programme all through 2019.The idea and design strategy of the 2019 McLaren MCL34, powered by the Renault E-Tech 19 engine, focuses on laying the foundations for growth of the automobile all through the season.The MCL34 livery continues to sport the long-lasting McLaren papaya orange, echoing the color chosen by Bruce McLaren for the staff’s first Formulation 1 Grand Prix entry in 1966. This 12 months’s scheme is a development from 2018, that includes a complementary blue that nods to the staff’s broader racing heritage.Over a productive....


Mercedes-Benz W10 EQ Energy+

With a little bit over 4 weeks to go till the beginning of the 2019 FIA System One season, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport right this moment accomplished the primary laps with its 2019 challenger. Named the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Energy+, the 2019 contender ran on the two.98 km Silverstone Worldwide Circuit this morning with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel, to be adopted by Lewis Hamilton this afternoon.In comparison with its predecessor, the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Energy+ has been modified considerably. Nearly all of these modifications had been pushed by the numerous adjustments to the Technical Rules for the 2019 System One season.“Regulation adjustments are each alternative and menace,” mentioned Technical Director James Allison. “They’re a chance as a result of all of the outdated assumptions about what it’s worthwhile to must be fast are swept away and, if you’re fleet of foot and sensible in coping with that, you....




Pink Bull Racing RB15 Honda

Sporting a one-off livery, the new-for-2019 Pink Bull Racing RB15 broke cowl at a particular filming day lower than every week earlier than official testing was set to start. Considerably, that is the very first Pink Bull Grand Prix automobile in over a decade that isn’t powered by Renault-built engine because the group determined to change to the Honda energy unit. Along with the adjustments within the engine division, the RB15 has additionally taken into consideration the revised aerodynamics rules aimed toward making overtaking barely simpler. One other main change for the 2019 season is that Max Verstappen is now partnered with Pierre Gasley. Thelatter raced for junior group Toro Rosso in 2018 and as such already has expertise with the Honda engine. …


Renault R.S. 19

Renault F1 Workforce unveiled its 2019 crew colors and star driver line-up of Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo.Photographs revealed of 2019 challenger, the Renault R.S.19, showcasing revised aerodynamic rules.The Renault R.S.19 can be powered by the renamed Renault E-Tech 19 energy unit, reflecting larger synergies with the Renault hybrid vary.Renault showcased its regenerated technical centre at Enstone, UK.Renault F1 Workforce is proud to be supported by premium companions together with BP Castrol, INFINITI, MAPFRE and RCI Banque, but additionally Microsoft, EURODATACAR, Bell&Ross, Tmall and lots of valued technical companions. …




Toro Rosso STR14 Honda

The primary new 2019 specification Grand Prix automotive to interrupt cowl was the Toro Rosso STR14. Constructed to satisfy the most recent aerodynamics laws aimed toward bettering overtaking, it’s as soon as once more powered by the Honda energy unit and contains a rear finish shared with sister workforce Pink Bull Racing. Tapped to drive for the Scuderia Toro Rosso workforce in 2019 are Daniil Kvyat and Alexander Albon. …


Williams FW42 Mercedes

Williams Racing has introduced a brand new multi-year settlement with ROKiT, a worldwide telecommunications firm, by which ROKiT turns into the workforce’s new title companion. The partnership was revealed throughout a particular occasion held at Williams Racing HQ forward of the 2019 season and indicators an thrilling new period for the workforce.ROKiT is a brand new telco model difficult the established order, providing premium smartphone know-how, efficiency and design at an inexpensive worth and putting in revolutionary Wi-Fi networks to make the world a greater place. ROKiT is working internationally to develop good cities and is presently rolling out public Wi-Fi throughout 27 of India’s largest cities, with a imaginative and prescient to create good cities in 10 different nations within the subsequent three years. ROKiT’s revolutionary mesh Wi-Fi community supplies communities with higher, quicker and less expensive connections.There may be additionally a spread of handsets that make up the....




Lagonda All-Terrain Idea

Aston Martin is poised to take the 89th Geneva Worldwide Motor Present by storm with the worldwide debut of the Lagonda All-Terrain Idea. Following the profitable relaunch of Lagonda because the world’s first luxurious zero emission model and the shock debut of the Lagonda Imaginative and prescient Idea finally yr’s Geneva Present, 2019 sees the reveal of Lagonda’s All-Terrain Idea.The primary mannequin Lagonda will put into manufacturing, the All-Terrain Idea bears the daring hallmarks of the Imaginative and prescient Idea. By taking full benefit of its zero emission platform Lagonda’s design staff has created a automotive boasting extraordinary type and area effectivity mixed with a rakish design language that demonstrates the distinctive freedom afforded by Lagonda’s dedication to zero emission powertrain applied sciences.Becoming a member of the Lagonda All-Terrain Idea might be examples of Aston Martin’s three core sequence manufacturing sportscars: Vantage, DB11 AMR and DBS Superleggera. Two of those....


Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Capturing Brake

On the 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, Aston Martin and Zagato confirmed what was a prologue to a brand new chapter within the profitable partnership between the British and Italian firms. What the 2 firms revealed was Zagato’s tackle the most recent Vanquish. The automobile was proven in idea type however it was shortly thereafter introduced that not solely a Coupe but additionally a Volante, Capturing Brake and Speedster model would even be supplied. All of them had been in-built restricted numbers with 99 every of the primary three and simply 28 of the Speedster.A collaboration by Aston Martin chief designer Marek Reichman and the Italian specialist coach builder, the Villa d’Este present automobile was instantly recognisable as a Zagato design due to the double bubble roof. One other placing characteristic was the wrap-around glass, additional accentuated. The headlights had been a refinement of the ‘common’ Vanquish however distinctive to....




Lola T400 Chevrolet

After a dominant exhibiting with the extremely developed T332 in 1974, the British racing automobile constructor felt it was time to design and constructed a model new F5000 automobile for the 1975 season. The brand new automobile was dubbed the T400 and changed a design that dated again to the T300, which was first raced in the course of the 1972 season.Lola founder and designer Eric Broadley began with a clear sheet with subtle aerodynamics and suspension setup. On the entrance the automobile featured rising fee suspension with in-board mounted entrance dampers. The outside design was considerably cleaner because the distinct high-mounted radiators of the T300 have been changed by radiators tucked away in entrance of the rear wheels the place they shaped a part of the deformable construction.With the T332 so successful, the main groups fielding F5000 vehicles all over the world ordered new T400s. Sadly, the T400 represented....


McRae GM-1 Chevrolet

New Zealand-born Graham McRae was a college skilled engineer, who constructed his first racing automotive lengthy earlier than making his debut behind the wheel, in 1968. Because it turned out, he had a knack for driving as properly and racing all kinds of equipment, he grew to become one of many main drivers in New Zealand and Australia. He gained the 1970 New Zealand Gold Star Cup racing a F5000 Begg after which in 1971, he clinched the Tasman Cup in a McLaren M10B.For the 1972 season, McRae determined to mix his abilities to switch the profitable M10B he had destroyed at a Hockenheimring F5000 race late in 1971. He joined forces with Malcolm Bridgeland to assist develop his firm’s new Leda LT27. The essential design for the brand new F5000 machine had been laid down by Len Terry, who additionally penned the sooner Leda vehicles. Terry designed the automotive....




Ginetta Supercar

Ginetta has at the moment confirmed that an all-new supercar is on the way in which.Full particulars might be introduced quickly, with highlights together with a carbon fibre tub chassis, full carbon fibre physique, race derived 600+ bhp naturally aspirated V8 alloy engine designed and manufactured in-house, sequential gearbox and race-derived aerodynamic bundle.Ginetta has a protracted historical past of producing light-weight, high-power highway automobiles to manufacturing based mostly race automobiles such because the G55 GT4 (producing nearly 400 thus far, greater than some other world producer) and competitors automobiles for the very best degree of prototype racing.The brand new supercar utilises this main race expertise and precision engineering to create a real driver’s automotive. This isn’t one other supercar from a automotive firm: it is a supercar from a top-tier motorsport producer.Chairman Lawrence Tomlinson commented: “We have come a great distance in 60 years however we nonetheless imagine Ginetta has....


Abarth 2000 Sport Spider

Swiss specialist Peter Schetty gave the all-new Abarth 2000 Sport Spider a convincing debut by successful the French Ampus hill-climb on April 7, 1968. Identified internally because the SE010, the brand new sports activities racer was a part of an bold plan to get an Abarth homologated for the Group four class, which required a minimal manufacturing run of 25 examples. The small Italian firm managed to fulfill this criterium on April 1, 1969 and it’s believed not less than an additional 25 examples had been constructed of the SE010.The design of the 2000 Sport Spider benefitted from the expertise gathered racing the sooner SE04 or Sport 1000. Like its predecessor, the SE010 featured a spaceframe chassis. This was constructed from 22mm chrome-molybdenum tubing with additional stiffening offered by double laminated fibreglass panels. Reportedly, the entire chassis weighed 47kg. On the entrance the SE010 featured double wishbone suspension, whereas the....




Delahaye 135 MS Ghia-Aigle Coupe

With the worldwide financial melancholy barely over, Delahaye ventured into new, extra unique grounds in 1934. The plan was to relive the glory years of the kids and twenties and to shed the reliable and considerably boring picture constructed up within the early 1930s. A primary main step in that course was the introduction of the six cylinder engined Sort 138 in 1934, which was significantly extra luxurious than the Delahayes supplied within the earlier years. Extra necessary for the corporate’s legacy was the launch a 12 months later of the Sort 135 Sport that shared the six cylinder engine with the 138, however featured a a lot sportier chassis.One of many 135’s greatest belongings was the comparatively low-slung chassis, which made it a well-liked alternative for customized coachbuilders, however naturally additionally improved the automobile’s dealing with traits. Though not fairly under-slung, using unbiased entrance suspension and arched body members....


Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer Idea

Mitsubishi Motors will unveil its newest idea car on the 89th Geneva Worldwide Motor Present on March fifth.Named after the celebrated Swiss winter-sport resort, the all-new Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer Idea is about to deliver additional developments in SUV styling and practicality together with a concentrate on next-generation expertise and enhanced EV efficiency.With its newest idea car, Mitsubishi Motors is demonstrating its intention to stay on the forefront of car design and expertise: The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has persistently been the UK’s best-selling plug-in car because it established the plug-in hybrid SUV section when it was launched in 2014. …




Cadillac DPi-V.R

Cadillac had been among the many first producers to decide to the new-for-2017 Daytona Prototype Worldwide or DPi laws. These had been based mostly on the worldwide LMP2 regulation however allowed for producer particular physique designs and engines. Like the brand new LMP2 vehicles, the selection of chassis builder was restricted to simply one among 4 suppliers.For his or her new DPi automobile, Cadillac opted to make use of the Dallara chassis. Constructed to the newest laws, it was a traditional design with a carbon-fibre monocoque suspended by double wishbones with in-board, push-rod actuated suspension on all 4 corners. Additionally a part of the bundle as provided to Cadillac by Dallara was a transversely mounted, six-speed, sequential X-Trac gearbox.What made the automobile the Cadillac DPi-V.R was using a manufacturing based mostly V8 engine. Derived from the CTS-V street automobile unit, it displaced 6.2 litres and produced round 600 bhp when....


Mazda RT24-P

Mazda Motorsports have been on the forefront of American sports activities automotive racing for a few years. From the creation of the United SportsCar Championship in 2014, the Japanese firm powered a pair of prototypes fielded by the SpeedSource Race Engineering workforce and constructed by Multimatic initially primarily based on an previous Lola design. A considerable rule change forward of the 2017 season rendered these machines out of date.Changing the unique Daytona Prototype and LMP2 lessons, the game’s governing physique IMSA launched the Daytona Prototype Worldwide or DPi class. Whereas primarily based on the new-for-2017 LMP2 rules, DPi allowed for extra producer enter when it comes to engine selection and total design. For his or her new DPi automotive, Mazda continued the partnership with Multimatic but additionally renewed their ties with Riley Applied sciences. The 2 firms collectively had been tasked with creating the brand new Mazda racer.At its core,....




Riley & Scott Mk III

With 47 outright victories, the Riley & Scott Mk III was probably the most profitable sports activities prototype of the 1990s. Developed in 1993 for the brand new IMSA World Sports activities Automobile (WSC) laws that will come into impact in 1994, there initially turned out to be no real interest in the brand new Riley & Scott. A lot in order that it might take one other 12 months earlier than a purchaser was discovered and the Mk III first turned a wheel in anger. It then solely took three races earlier than the automotive was a winner.The primary automotive constructed by the corporate funded by Invoice Riley and Mark Scott was a tube-frame Trans-Am racer, and for the brand new WSC machine this tried and trusted chassis answer was used as soon as once more. For added rigidity, carbon-fibre composite panels had been bonded to the chassis. Suspension....


Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport Rallye Idea

The Zuffenhausen sports activities automobile producer is planning a return to rallying. For this, the motorsport division in Weissach is creating the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport to adjust to the FIA R-GT laws. The car ought to be able to contest the 2020 season. A decisive issue on this resolution was the constructive response on the launch of the Cayman GT4 Rallye Idea Automobile on the event of the 2018 ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Romain Dumas (France) drove the spectacular idea examine because the course automobile. The primary demo run on snow and ice for the rally idea car can be on the Porsche Winter Occasion held earlier than the GP Ice Race in Zell am See (Austria, 19/20 January). Piloting the idea automobile is native hero Richard Lietz, who at present ranks third within the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC, GTE-Professional).In distinction to the idea car, the long....




VUHL 05RR

VUHL, the road-legal light-weight supercar producer, has unveiled its groundbreaking new automotive – the 05RR – to an unique viewers in Mexico Metropolis.With the efficiency credentials to rivals its opponents, VUHL’s heavily-uprated 05RR is a masterclass in energy, finesse and grip. Virtually each ingredient has been enhanced from the model’s first iteration, the 05; providing the last word driving expertise on the racetrack and the street.Weight has been lowered by 65kg to a most dry weight of 660kg and its distribution has markedly improved. Energy and torque output has elevated by 115bhp and 100Nm respectively, while power-to-weight is upped by 200bhp/tonne to a complete of 600bhp/tonne. A light-weight flywheel, lighter race clutch and full carbon wheels have considerably lowered rotational inertia and boosted engine efficiency within the 05RR, permitting it to achieve 60mph in simply 2.7 seconds from standstill.Mechanically, a decrease powertrain place has allowed the 05RR’s …