Volvo Truck is promoting its new I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, and it took on a 1,360hp Koenigsegg One:1 on track. How is this a fair fight you wonder? The challenge was to see if the Volvo truck can cover one lap of the Knutstorp race track quicker than the Koenigsegg can cover two laps.
Let’s face it; there are thousands of different car makes and models to choose from in this world. There’s no denying that there’s an auto out there to suit all people’s tastes and requirements. But, if you’re looking for a capable car that has even an ounce of luxury, which one should you choose?
The Koenigsegg One:1 is a fine car. In fact, the super limited edition car has only six examples of it made. It features a 5.0 liter twin turbocharged V8 engine and can go from 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds. Now it's just set a new 0-300km/h and hour record.
Nissan released a preview image of The Juke-R NISMO, which will be unveiled later this month. The teaser image reveals an identical GT-R inspired hood vent, and we can see an enhanced front bumper featuring larger air intakes, accentuated by the NISMO-signature red trim.
The Le Mans race is very taxing to the quality of an engine. It tests a car's limit to last for 24 hours, and it more importantly, shows off the engineering brilliance of automakers. Here's Ford re-entry to Le Mans with their all-new Ford GT Supercar. Check out the transformation:
Sports car enthusiast Markus Storck recently commissioned Aston Martin to create a bespoke luxury vehicle via its Q imprint. Storck’s uniquely crafted “One of Seven” Vanquish Coupe is packed with unique exterior using multiple layers of carbon fiber and details like diamond-quilted seats, machined carbon wing badges, gloss black styling and “One of Seven” detailing at the head restraints.
Volvo is getting in on some really high-tech and future stuff with this new feature: controlling your Volvo with an Apple Watch. The Swedish automaker recently announced an update to its Volvo On Call app which allows you to control various functions of your car via Android, iOS or Windows Phone device.
Audi recently unveiled the R8 E-Tron Piloted Driving Technical Concept at the 2015 International CES Asia. It has 456 horsepower, 679 pound-feet of torque and 340 kW of power, which enables it to reach 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds.
The infamous Aston Martin DBS recently received a bold makeover for Gumball 3000 courtesy of Nevana Designs. The pain applied was a glow-in-the-dark paint job to the limited-run DBS. It uses strontium aluminate, which stores sunlight to reflect at night.