Škoda Fabia R5 RC models give us a tour of the factory

To celebrate the production milestone of the one-millionth car in October 2018, ŠKODA launched a video of RC cars racing around the Mladá Boleslav plant, giving us a tour of the factory.The two scale models of the Fabia R5 which can reach speeds up to 100 km/h, race through the pressing, welding, paint, engine and assembly shops. According to ŠKODA, a car leaves the production line every minute.Drivers Jan Viktora and ...

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Honda Civic track battle

Honda released a video of a track battle between the Civic Sport, the Civic Type R and the Civic BTCC racecar at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland.Matt Neal sat behind the wheel of the lesser Sport version, Jessica Hawkins was in the Type R and Dan Cammish drove the more competent BTCC racecar.We don't want to spoil the fun but here are the lap times of each vehicle:Honda Civic ...

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Abarth 595 Scorpion Skin Edition

Abarth Netherlands in collaboration with artist Pablo Lücker, created a special edition of the Abarth 595 with a unique paint scheme that glows in the dark.The Abarth 595 Scorpion Skin Edition is distinguished by two longitudinal luminous stripes stretching from the bonnet to the roof and the rear hatch, in contrast with the rest of the car that is totally black. According to Abarth Netherlands, the glowing paint was created by collecting and studying empty ...

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Hyundai i30 N versus i30 SR on the track

Hyundai released a new video showing a track battle between the top of the range hot hatchback i30 N and the warm hatchback i30 SR, just to showcase how much quicker the i30 N can be thanks to the work of the N Performance team.Both of the cars were tested at the Wakefield Park race circuit with Jordan Cox, Professional Test Driver / Up & Coming Production Car Race Driver - Cox ...

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Yesterday, Renault Sport unveiled the new Megane IV R.S. Trophy together with a short video, in which Nico Hülkenberg races the car on the track against a Renault RS18 Formula 1 car.The F1 driver who is also an ambassador for Renault Sport models, said about the new hot hatchback: "I have been involved in the Mégane R.S. development process since last year and I'm very pleased to see an even sportier version added to the ...

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Ford Fiesta ST inside an underground salt mine

Ford released a new short film from the series "Greatest Driving Roads", which was shot at a rather unusual driving location - Europe's largest salt mine -  located 400 meters below ground!World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans sat behind the wheel of the Fiesta ST, providing plenty of jumps and slides: “The salt is actually like fine gravel to drive on, quite slippery to be honest, especially on road tyres. ...

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Cupra e-Racer hits the track

Cupra recently tested the e-Racer on a track in Zagreb (Croatia), confirming the specifications of the electric powertrain.The e-Racer is based on the Leon TCR racecar but instead of an internal combustion engine it is fitted with an electric motor, delivering 300 kW (408 hp) of continuous power and up to 500 kw (680 hp) at its peak.Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a single gear with torque ...

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Ford Fiesta ST drives the via Campocatino in Italy

Ford released another video from the “Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads” series, with Steve Sutcliffe behind the wheel of the new Fiesta MK8 ST. This time, the B-Segment hot hatch traveled to Via Campocatino in Italy, which is a great mountain road just 80 km east of Rome. The twisty road connects the town of Guarcino, with the ski resort at Campocatino and is barely used during the summer months.The new Fiesta MK8 ST is powered by ...

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