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    Spy Shots: BMW resurrecting the M3 CSL?

    We're not sure what to believe anymore. A bit over a year ago, reports surfaced that BMW was planning a successor to the E90-generation M3 CSL, a highly coveted, track-focused version of its legendary sports coupe. Within a month, the Bavarian automaker had announced that it was canceling the ...

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    Improvements to 2010 Porsche 997 Turbo slash ten seconds from 'Ring time

    2010 Porsche 911 Turbo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With its new-for-2010 direct-injected, 3.8-liter turbocharged flat-six, the upgraded 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo has fired a shot across the bow of the world's supercar armada. Promising better performance, better fuel economy and better ...

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    Spy Shots: Toyota-Subaru coupe prototype caught ringin' der Nürburg

    Toyobaru testing on the 'Ring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota's FT-86 concept, which will be officially unveiled at next week's Tokyo Motor Show, combines attractive, aggressive aesthetics, rear-wheel drive and a Subaru-sourced boxer engine with the hopes of injecting a bit ...

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    Spy Shots: Lexus LF-A back on 'Ring wearing white

    Looks like the Lexus LF-A (LF-L?) might be closer to production than we had thought. The gang at NextAutos just posted spy pics of a very production-ready-looking white LF-A doing some more hotlapping at the Nordschleife. Although this ages-in-the-making supercar has been trotted out at several ...

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    VIDEO: On board the Radical SR8LM's record-setting Nürburgring lap

    Radical SR8LM sets the Nürburgring lap record – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Some of the best sportscars on the road are those derived from racing machinery. But by the time you take them back to the racetrack...well, that's just backwards thinking. At least, that's ...

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    Radical SR8LM sets new Nürburgring record at 6:48

    Radical SR8LM at the 'Ring – Click above for image gallery
    What's the best way to set the fastest lap time for a street legal car? Make it as close to a race car as possible. And that's exactly what British carmaker Radical does best. They've held the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap ...

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    Nürburgring Rapid Response Nissan GT-R: World's fastest fire engine

    Nürburgring Rapid Response Nissan GT-R - click above for high-res gallery
    If there's one performance metric that's pure marketing hype, it has to be a vehicle's Nürburgring time. Our good pal Jack Baruth brilliantly debunked this ever-growing myth. In case you missed Jack's article, ...

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    Nissan sets up shop at Nürburgring, christens new store with limited-edition 370Z

    Nissan 370Z Nürburgring edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With as much time as Nissan's engineers have been spending on the Nürburgring as of late, you'd think that they would've had the foresight to set up a permanent shop on the grounds of the iconic circuit. As it ...

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    Natural Born Winner: VW returns to the 'Ring with Scirocco GT24-CNG

    Volkswagen Scirocco GT24-CNG - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Phase 1: Dominate your class in endurance racing. Phase 2: Continue to dominate your class in endurance racing, only this time do it without gasoline. That seems to be the game plan with the Volkswagen Group's racing programs, so after ...

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    Revised Nissan GT-R clocks 7:27.56 lap time at the Nürburgring

    2010 Nissan GT-R at the Nurburgring - Click above for a hi-res gallery
    Enough is never enough. Not when you're talking supercars and Nürburgring lap times. As if enough jaws weren't dropped when Nissan posted their fantastic initial time of 7:29 around the vaunted Nordschleife (besting ...

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    VIDEO: Godzilla as Snow Monster - GT-R dons Blizzaks, runs Nordschleife

    All the dumb, fun crap we ever did involving cars and snow while growing up has been rendered fully obsolete by the GT-R freaks at Autohaus Brömmler, who threw a set of Blizzak LM-25 performance winters on their project car and then took it to the snow-covered 'Ring. And here we thought ...

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    Spy Shots: Subaru WRX STI spec C

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Subaru WRX STI spec CIt looks like a regular STI, right? Well, according to the spies at KGP, it's not. This is actually the forthcoming Impreza WRX STI spec C out for a cruise in some approipriately sloppy weather. Note the white wheels and reworked rear ...

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    VIDEO: Cadillac CTS-V takes to the 'Ring, pummels into submission

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Cadillac CTS-V at the 'Ring.GM is pretty pleased with the Cadillac CTS-V's 7:59.32 run around the Nurburgring, and the crew on the ground had the foresight to strap a few video cameras to the supercharged sedan to capture every second of John Heinricy's ...

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    Green Hellraiser: Caddy CTS-V storms Nordschleife in 7:59.32

    Click above for more shots of the CTS-V on the 'RingThe badassery going in inside the supercharged LSA V8 stuffed under the domed hood of the 2009 Cadillac CTS-V appears to translate well on the Nordschleife's graffiti-marked tarmac. GM announced today that John Heinricy exercised his right to ...

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    Aston Martin to have big presence at Nrburgring 24 Hours

    Remember last year when Aston Martin completed the Nürburgring 24 Hours with pretty much a showroom stock V8 Vantage driven by the company's CEO, Ulrich Bez, and three other professional drivers? They finished 24th overall out of a field of 220 entrants, most of which were pure race cars. ...

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    VIDEO: Opel Corsa OPC hits the 'Ring

    As we told you back in January, there's a new Opel/Vauxhall Corsa OPC overseas that's attractive, fun and athletic to boot. For now it remains the exclusive property of our friends in Europe, but with GM stating that Opel will essentially equal Saturn by 2014, and Bob Lutz telling us we should see ...

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    VIDEO: 911 997 GT3 at the 'Ring

    Porsche and Nürburgring seem to go hand-in-hand. The ultimate customer race cars and the ultimate test of man and machine. Where many companies have proving grounds to help develop their sports cars and sport sedans, the Germans are blessed with the Nordschleife. Porsche has always said that ...

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    Autoblog Night Watch: Der Nrburgring

    It's claimed numerous lives and Niki Lauda's ears. It snakes through 22 kilometers of German countryside. It's been updated, modernized, even replaced. But the Nordschleife course of the formidable Nürburgring circuit in Germany is still the most famous – and infamous – track in ...

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    BMW's 'Green Hell' Facility reinvented

    BMW has just reopened one of its most important technical workshops after finishing a three-year remodel. The reason this facility is so important is that for some 40 years, it has been BMW's base of operations at the Nürburgring. The center has been expanded and reconfigured to allow ...

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    VIDEO: Nurburgring in a wagon

    Lapping the Nurburgring's infamous Nordschleife circuit in less than nine minutes is downright impressive, no matter what way you look at it. But in a wagon? Unbelievable. Okay, so this isn't some soccer mom's family-hauler; it's a 450-hp Audi RS6 Avant, capable of hitting sixty in 4.2 seconds ...


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