Nurburgring

Search results for Nurburgring

 Kurt Verlin

Why Are There Two Different Official Nürburgring Lap Times?

Why Are There Two Different Official Nürburgring Lap Times?

If you’ve paid attention to Nürburgring lap time announcements of late, you may have noticed that things have gotten a little more confusing

 Kurt Verlin

New Toyota GR Yaris Goes ‘Round Tourist Nürburgring in Under 8 Mins

New Toyota GR Yaris Goes ‘Round Tourist Nürburgring in Under 8 Mins

Toyota: are you sure you can’t bring it over to the states? Pretty please?

 Kimiko Kidd

The 2020 C8 Corvette Lapped Nurburgring in 7:29.9

The 2020 C8 Corvette Lapped Nurburgring in 7:29.9

Chevrolet is cooking up an intriguing documentary about the development of the revolutionary mid-engine 2020 C8 Corvette, and in the trailer, the automaker revealed the new supercar’s Nurburgring lap time: 7:29.9. Chevy’s Latest Masterpiece: The C8 Corvette Confirmed by Chevy According to a spokesperson for Chevy, driver Oliver Gavin set this lap time last summer, […]

 The News Wheel

Toyota GR Supra Laps Nürburgring in 7:52.17

Toyota GR Supra Laps Nürburgring in 7:52.17

Germany’s Sport Auto has taken the new 2020 Toyota GR Supra for a hot lap around the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife and managed a time of 7 minutes and 52.17 seconds with test driver Christian Gebhardt behind the wheel. This is a fairly respectable time, one virtually identical to the lap the same driver set about […]

 The News Wheel

New Electric Porsche Taycan Sets Nürburgring Record

New Electric Porsche Taycan Sets Nürburgring Record

Well, that didn’t take long. The new Porsche Taycan, which is not yet officially available at dealerships, has already had a go at the Nürburgring Nordschleife and set a new record for four-door, all-electric sports cars. With Lars Kern at the wheel, the pre-series Taycan was able to set a time of seven minutes and […]

 The News Wheel

Volkswagen Prototype ID. R Sets New Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen Prototype ID. R Sets New Electric Nürburgring Record

June 3 was a historic day for Volkswagen at the iconic Nordschleife track of Nürburgring. The fully electric Volkswagen ID. R prototype racecar set a new electric vehicle record, making it the fastest emission-free lap of all time. Educational Savings: Learn more about the Volkswagen College Grad Program The all-electric ID. R was able to […]

 The News Wheel

Toyota Has Opened Its Nürburgring-Like Test Track

Toyota Has Opened Its Nürburgring-Like Test Track

Toyota has just completed and opened a new proving grounds facility in Japan with a Nürburgring-inspired race track as one of its main features. The Nürburgring Nordschleife is arguably the most famous circuit in the world. Located in Germany, its length, complexity and wide range of corner profiles has made it a popular destination for […]

 The News Wheel

Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR Sets New Road-Legal Nürburgring Record

Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR Sets New Road-Legal Nürburgring Record

“Anything you can do, I can do better.” So goes the song, and so go Porsche and Lamborghini, who are apparently not done using the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit as their own personal vehicle-measuring battleground. It does seem, however, that Porsche has generally had the measure of Lamborghini since the 918 Spyder first breached the 7-minute barrier. […]

 The News Wheel

Hyundai Runs Sizzler Media Day With the Veloster N at Nürburgring

Hyundai Runs Sizzler Media Day With the Veloster N at Nürburgring

Hyundai revealed its high-powered 2019 Veloster N, the first of its new N performance sub-brand, back in January at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. However, Hyundai wanted to emphasize the Veloster N’s performance capabilities, so it took it to the most famous course track in modern vehicle testing for its very first media drive: the […]

 The News Wheel

Facelifted Honda Civic Type R Already Having a Go at the Nürburgring

Facelifted Honda Civic Type R Already Having a Go at the Nürburgring

Honda is already working on a refreshed version of the Civic Type R — you know, the hot hatchback that was launched in the United States not two years ago? — and it’s already been spotted doing hot laps around the Nürburgring, because when your main appeal is being the fastest hatchback around, well, hitting […]

 The News Wheel

Porsche Scores 1-2 Finish at 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Porsche Scores 1-2 Finish at 6 Hours of Nürburgring

After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans last month, Porsche drivers Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, and Earl Bamber were back on top again at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, this time with the sister Porsche 919 Hybrid close on their tail to make it a 1-2 finish for the German manufacturer less than 200 […]

 The News Wheel

Lucky Squirrel Barely Avoids Getting Hit by BMW Vehicle at Nürburgring

Lucky Squirrel Barely Avoids Getting Hit by BMW Vehicle at Nürburgring

The Nürburgring motorsports complex is a place where the bravest racers show off their nerves of steel. Evidently, that courage and tenacity can also be found in other animals. For example, an extremely lucky squirrel managed to run out in front of a racing BMW and survive, thanks in part to the expert driving of the racer […]

 The News Wheel

2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Sets Record at Nurburgring

2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Sets Record at Nurburgring

The 2018 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE just proved its track-readiness in Germany, lapping the Nurburgring’s famous 12.9-mile Nordschleife (“north loop”) in just 7:16.04. That’s a new record for the iconic sports car, making the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE the fastest Camaro to ever lap the Nurburgring. All seven minutes and 16 seconds of the Camaro’s […]

 The News Wheel

Volvo Broke a Nürburgring Record a Year Ago and Didn’t Tell Anyone

Volvo Broke a Nürburgring Record a Year Ago and Didn’t Tell Anyone

We all know Volvo likes to play it low-key, but this is simply another level of humility. The Swedish automaker has just recently revealed that although it broke the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record for production four-door sedans last year, it hadn’t seen fit to share that fact with the rest of the world, where setting […]

 The News Wheel

2017 Civic Type R Established as World’s Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car at Nürburgring [VIDEO]

2017 Civic Type R Established as World’s Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car at Nürburgring [VIDEO]

Two months… just two more months to go until people in the United States can finally buy an honest-to-god Honda Civic Type R. And though the appetites of enthusiasts are probably sufficiently whetted, the Type R just racked up yet another accomplishment ahead of its launch, which is sure to make fans pine even harder […]

 The News Wheel

Crowdfunding Campaign Created to Help Dodge Viper Reclaim Its Nürburgring World Record

Crowdfunding Campaign Created to Help Dodge Viper Reclaim Its Nürburgring World Record

Members of the Viper Owners Association have set up a crowdfunding campaign to bring the Dodge Viper ACR back to Nürburgring for one final attempt to reclaim its former title and glory

For Dodge vehicle enthusiasts, the end of an era has officially arrived. 2017 marks the final production year for the Dodge Viper. During the course of the vehicle’s 25-year history, the Viper has set and broken numerous performance records. The current generation of the Dodge Viper ACR even holds 13 lap records at tracks across the […]

 The News Wheel

2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats the Last-Gen Model’s Nürburgring Time by 12 Seconds [VIDEO]

2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats the Last-Gen Model’s Nürburgring Time by 12 Seconds [VIDEO]

Chevy just put out a new time-attack video showing the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in just 7:29.60 seconds—a full 11.67 seconds faster than the fifth-generation ZL1’s best time. You can watch all seven-and-a-half minutes of the ZL1’s attack of the track here: Related info: Breaking down the 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1’s performance […]

 The News Wheel

[VIDEO] Upcoming Toyota Supra Successor Spotted Testing at Nürburgring

[VIDEO] Upcoming Toyota Supra Successor Spotted Testing at Nürburgring

The upcoming 2018-2019 Toyota Supra has once again been spotted near the BMW M Test Center in Nürburgring and testing at the Nordschleife race track, giving us even more information about the hotly-anticipated sports car. Though we’ve already recently seen a set of Toyota Supra spy shots, what’s important this time is that we have […]

1 2 3 14