Tag: Race Car

Toyota Unveils TS040 Hybrid Race Car For 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship

The FIA World Endurance Championship is one of the most thrilling racing series and with less than a month to spare before the new season kicks off, Toyota has take the wraps off its 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship race car. Giving a new direction to its motorsport activities, Toyota has unveiled the new TS040 Hybrid race car that will debut on 20th April at the Six Hours of Silverstone race. To beat competitors like Porsche and Audi one needs power and the TS040 Hybrid is full of it. Powered by an interesting powered, the TS040 Hybrid produces a max of 986 hp or 736 kW.

Of the whopping 986 hp, 513 hp is produced from a 3.7 liter V8 petrol unit, while the remaining 473 hp comes as an all-wheel drive hybrid boost. The powertrain has been changed in accordance with the revised WEC technical regulation as per which



Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing Ultra-Limited Edition Available For £29,305

Citroen is betting big on its latest product, the Citroen DS3. A couple of days ago Citroen unveiled two special edition models of the DS3 developed in collaboration with Benefit Cosmetics. Today comes the third, ultra-limited edition model of the DS3 called Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing which is available in UK for £29,305. Citroen has confirmed it will create only 100 such DS3 Cabrio Racing models of which only 10 come to the UK. The Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing has been developed by the DS3 WRC and DS3 Racing and hence offers an aggressive styling and breathtaking performance.

Powering the DS3 Cabrio Racing is a 1.6 liter THP engine, the same found on in DS3 Racing, which produces 207 hp of power. Compared to the THP 155 unit on which this engine is based, the latter offers 15 percent more torque and 30 percent more power. The car can achieve



2014 Audi RS 5 DTM Race Car Unveiled In New Livery

Audi has enjoyed great success at the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, also known as DTM, in the recent years. In 2011, Martin Tomczyk won the title at the race event while Mike Rockenfeller bagged the same title in year 2013. So for 2014, Audi is as positive to win the event as it was earlier and for the same the German manufacturer has revealed the new livery. The 2014 Audi RS5 DTM was unveiled a few days ago at the Geneva Motor Show and today the German giant has revealed the latest version of its yellow-green color scheme.

Called Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM, it is the first of the total of eight liveries the brand is going to compete the 2014 DTM in. Audi has retained the basic colors but made the body contours even more dynamic. Talking about the new race car, it features a number of improvements including



2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car Unveiled At 2014 North American Auto Show

Acura Motorsports has taken the wraps off their latest race car, the 2015 Acura TLX GT at the North American International Auto Show. While Acura has been competing in many international race series, this year it plans to move up the ladder and compete in Pirelli World Challenge Championship. Acura Motorsports will once again partner RealTime Racing for the top category of the Pirelli World Challenge. On the track, the TLX GT Race Car will go head to head with the Audi R8 LMS, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS, Nissan GTR, Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458.

“The 2015 Acura TLX is a true luxury sport sedan, so it is fitting that the car be raced against several of its natural luxury competitors in the Pirelli World Challenge,” said Art St. Cyr, President of Honda Performance Development and Vice President-Product Planning and Logistics, American Honda Motor