The M-Sport team have unveiled their startling livery for their two cars for 2017 World Rally Championship Season.
Let me start by saying that I am nominating the last ever Ford Falcon Sprint as the HCOTY but when it comes to voting you really should vote for the Bowman Odyssey rig because it really is something special. Regardless I will still try and convince you to vote for the Falcon as it is still a worthy nominee.
This time of year is popular for many different reasons Christmas, Holidays, Cricket, New Years Eve, Sydney to Hobart Yacht race. Well a couple of those are really Australian focused but you get my drift.
One of my favorite events at this time of year is the Dakar Rally, the two-week desert race based in South America, which begins in 2017 on January 2nd from Asunción in Paraguay.
For those new to the Dakar, it is a two-week endurance rally held in the South American countries of Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, where competitors compete in different classes, Motorbike, Quad Bike, Car, UTV and Truck. They compete over timed stages across a variety of terrain including sand, mud and rocks.
Prior to 2009 the event was held in Europe and Africa, but due to security and safety of the competitors the event was canceled and in 2008 and then event moved to South America in 2009.
It is the 1987 event which we are focusing on, read more after the jump.
Lamborghini loves their low run performance model supercars. Back in 2013 Lamborghini created the extremely rare and limited Veneno model.
Built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini, the Veneno is based on the company’s Aventador model. When built the Veneno was one of the world’s most expensive cars, it sold for $4.4 million dollars, only 3 were sold to private collectors with one car retained by Lamborghini.
We all know the Ford Raptor is one awesome piece of machinery off road.
But how does it go in the snow?
Ken Block has taken the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor for a spin in the snow.
Check out the video after the jump
Universal Pictures has today released the first trailer for the next installment in the Fast and Furious series of films. The new film is called “The Fate of the Furious” and hits cinemas in April 2017. This will be the first full film post the tragic death of Paul Walker.
While we do have Craigslist in Australia, it is not widely used as it is in the USA to sell cars.
So I have turned to everyone’s favourites used car site in Aus to bring you these hidden gems currently for sale.
First of our three examples is this iconic 80’s Commodore.
Nicknamed the “Walky” after Tom Walkinshaw, the founder of HSV. The 1988 Holden Special Vehicle Group A SS was built in limited of numbers of just 750. It was built to allow Holden to homologate the car as a race car in the Group A Touring Car Series. It featured a 5L V8 Engine that put out 180 kW (241 hp) and only came in one colour, Panorama Silver.
The first V8 Supercar with a handbrake.