MercedesGP AMG W06 Hybrid: This is it

Because Mercedes couldn't stop "spies" from taking pictures of their new hybrid F1 weapon, the team posted a few pictures from the now traditional Silverstone rollout themselves. It does look like an evolution of the W05, which is no surprise considering the success they had. The nose solution again seems to be the… » 1/29/15 1:35pm Thursday 1:35pm

Former Porsche CEO Wiedeking earned 115 Million $ in 2007

One of the great things about court trials is that they give us, the poor public, rare access to facts surrounding companies, celebrities and top earners. Wendelin Wideking (What a name. I wouldn't be surprised if it was stage name) is currently on trial for alleged market manipulation surrounding Porsche's attempt of… » 1/16/15 5:11pm 1/16/15 5:11pm

Say hello to the Lexus LFA drift car

Usually I associate neon colored, beat up S-chassis Nissans with drift cars. The Japanese D1 scene has seen big luxury sedans built for competition too, but Mr. Imamura takes it a whole new level of expensive by debuting a LFA drift car. Half a million dollars worth of supercar to be thrown around the track sideways… » 1/12/15 2:45pm 1/12/15 2:45pm

How about a Mercedes C200 "Jalopnik" edition?

There are no really cheap RWD fun saloons available, and Nissan quietly buried the IDx Concept. So how about Mercedes stepping in? I'm thinking of a "naked" C200 with a bit more grunt to get it in the 220hp range, a sportier set of wheels & tires, sport suspension and a pair of nice, manually adjustable sport seats… » 1/02/15 10:10am 1/02/15 10:10am