This is the McLaren P1 undergoing extreme heat testing in California. It got as hot as 52°C during its assessment, and the 903bhp hypercar still didn’t boil itself. Which should put it in good stead for traffic jams on the Kings Road.
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The Aston Martin Owners’ Club’s paying tribute to the brand’s centenary celebrations this Sunday by driving around a bit and parking in Milton Keynes. More specifically, Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell.
Mazda won the Brickyard GrandAm with this hopped-up 6, making it the first diesel to win on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Toyota ‘s helped give a voice to this little chap, making him the first robot to say words while orbiting the earth. Presumably something profound, like ‘turn around when possible’. Tenuous much?
This is Rod Wade’s 1930 Model A. He’s planning to set a new world record driving against the clock from New York to California. It’s an homage to H. Nelson Jackson and Sewall K. Crocker, the first to drive coast-to-coast across America 110 years ago. We fully endorse this madness.
The Bentley S model’s been launched. This is a V8 convertible, looking a bit imperious. We like imperiousness.
This is the Royal College of Art’s Jaguar-inspired super car sculpture, which you can see if you go to the Salon Privé concourse competition. F-Type coupe, anyone?
Hyundai Motorsport has been busy developing the 2014-spec i20 WRC this summer. They’ve even made it fly.
Organisers of Autosport International have announced that John Surtees, the only man to have won World Championships on both two and four wheels, is turning up to the show next January.
“Under the 250 California inspired body is a 2010 Ferrari California. Very high quality on the build and it looks stunning. The proportions are a bit off, but it has a rear seat for the owner’s three kids. The wheels are modern Borranis to fit over the large brake discs.”