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First Drive

The steering and suspension tweaks improve control and composure

The steering and suspension tweaks improve control and composure

Spy Shots

The boxy shape should make for a practical compact crossover

The boxy shape should make for a practical compact crossover.

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Special-edition coupe takes the mantle back from the Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Special-edition coupe takes the mantle back from the Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

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Just listen to the new turbo inline-six

Just listen to the new turbo inline-six

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The driver was reportedly fine

The driver was reportedly fine.

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Power-to-weight ratio is highlighted

Power-to-weight ratio is highlighted

First Drive

Hyundai's new GTI fighter hits the Green Hell

Hyundai's new GTI fighter hits the Green Hell.

Official

Porsche dubs 919 Hybrid Evo the 'New king of the ring'

Porsche dubs 919 Hybrid Evo the 'New king of the ring.'

Report

Porsche's stunning lap also faces a threat from Mercedes-AMG Project One

And don't forget the Mercedes-AMG Project One.

Breaking

Timo Bernhard's astonishing run looks like it's on fast-forward

Anyone trying to set a new record will have to get really close to five minutes.

Official

They're ultra-limited editions, complete with Nurburgring driving lessons

They're ultra-limited editions and not available in America

ETC

Ride around the Ring with a race driver

The Jaguar Race Taxi experience will give you a hot lap around the 13 miles and 73 corners of the Nordschleife in the 575-horsepower Jaguar F-Type SVR and the equally powerful four-door Jaguar XJR575. You'll ride with professional drivers who won't coddle you — Jaguar promises cornering forces of 1.2g.

Spy Shots

From the Aventador Performante Jota to the Audi E-Tron

Anyone who's seen our spy shot posts knows that automakers are frequently testing at the Nürburgring. We don't always get to see the cars in motion, though. Thanks to YouTube channel EMS Nordschleife TV, we get to see a bunch of prototypes running the 'Ring on an industry testing day. And boy were there a lot of cool ones.

Spy Shots

A nice rumbling V8 confirms our suspicions

It seems that the weather has once again improved enough that people are headed out to the Nürburgring for fun and for testing. This is according to a new compilation video of cars racing around the track from YouTube channel EMS Nordschleife TV. Though most of the cars featured are normal road cars, there are a few prototypes that slip in, including a Land Rover Range Rover Velar that sounds extra beefy.

Report

AMG says biggest challenge is finding the right driver.

The Mercedes-AMG Project One will set the outright lap record at the Nurburgring.

Motorsports

Jenson Button and other race car drivers attempt lap records across Europe

Honda's Civic Type R Time Attack 2018 will see Jenson Button and other drivers try to break lap records at European tracks in Honda's newest hot hatch.

Report

One of 11 new test tracks in Japan replicate portions of the Ring

Toyota's is building a $2.8B research and development center in Japan. One of the 11 test tracks there will recreate portions of the Nurburgring.

Official

Move over Giulia Quadrifoglio.

It's the fastest sedan by a substantial margin.

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