Color honors a legendary Le Mans winner. Continue reading McLaren teases 6 bespoke versions of its 570GT McLaren teases 6 bespoke versions of its 570GT originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The currently ongoing 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show has unveiled yet another masterpiece from BMW — this time flexing the new M8 GTE, the racing variation of the production vehicle — and the company’s first Le Mans car since 2011. The vehicle is slated to debut next January in Daytona 24 hours before racing at the […]
The 2018 BMW M8 GTE race car has been unveiled at this week’s Frankfurt motor show, teamed with confirmation the German marque will make its Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race return after a seven-year hiatus. Due to hit racing tracks of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season ahead of its road-going base […]
It'll run in the FIA World Endurance Championship next season.
We now have an even better glimpse of the upcoming BMW 8 Series. Continue reading BMW returning to Le Mans in 2018 with the M8 GTE BMW returning to Le Mans in 2018 with the M8 GTE originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
A slinky Honda CBR250RR from a builder called Lunatic, a BMW R nineT tribute to the Dakar crushing R/80 GS, a 280-pound fun machine from JSK Moto and a gorgeous Moto Guzzi Le Mans from Officine Rossopuro. Scroll down for eye candy of the highest order. BMW R nineT by XTR Pepo We’re big fans of BMW’s R nineT. Show More Summary
A number of manufacturers have left or will leave Le Mans prototype racing in favor of Formula E, but Porsche is also considering entering Formula One. Indeed, why not both? Continue reading Porsche could join Formula One by 2021 Porsche could join Formula One by 2021 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:40:00 EDT. Show More Summary
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The World Endurance Championship's top-level LMP1 class is in trouble. Porsche decided to leave LMP1 after the 2017 season and Audi left it after the 2016 season. That leaves Toyota as the only manufacturer. The reason for the exodus? It costs close to F1 dollars to have a competitive team. According to Motorsport.com, McLaren boss Zak Brown wants...
To a fair number of folks, the film Le Mans remains one of the greatest pieces of cinema focusing on the world of motorsport. The star of that film is not Steve McQueen, but rather the Porsche 917K that takes home the checkered flag. As is the case with most films, a number of cars were used to capture all of the footage required. One of those...
In 1964, Carroll Shelby asked his staff to lengthen the chassis of one of the six Daytona Coupes so he could outfit a 427 cubic inch Ford engine based upon its NASCAR big block. The vehicle was intended to race at Le Mans for 1964 but...Show More Summary
Sure, it's only a bit of paint and some trim, but it's not exactly easy to make a car this special even more so.
Last year, Ford celebrated its breakthrough 1-2-3 1966 Le Mans win by launching the GT '66 Heritage Edition. That win wasn't only notable on its own, but also as part of Ford's four-year Le Mans winning streak. This year, Ford celebrates...Show More Summary
The already uber-cool Ford GT supercar has just become a little cooler, with Ford announcing the arrival of a second new limited-edition model to be inspired by the US car maker’s iconic Le Mans history. A follow up to the 2017 Ford GT ‘66 Heritage Edition revealed back in June 2016, the 2018 Ford GT […]
This livery is basically saying, "Hey, remember that time we beat the bejesus out of Ferrari?"
From the beginning of the reborn Ford GT program, the idea was to bring the car to market in time to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Ford GT40's 1-2-3 finish at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ford made much ado about the historic accomplishment by competing with the new GT in LeMans last year and releasing a 2017 GT model year '66 Heritage...
It's a great-looking tribute to the GT40's 1967 Le Mans win. Continue reading 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition honors Le Mans legacy at Pebble Beach 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition honors Le Mans legacy at Pebble Beach originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Moto Guzzi’s magnificent Le Mans is a firm favorite with European custom builders, but we don’t see many V1000s. So this G5 five-speeder from France is a real treat. It’s the work of Manuel and Yann of Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues, and it’s the color that grabbed us first—a pale minty green, much like the signature ‘Celeste’ shade of Bianchi. Show More Summary
First Audi, now Porsche; the Le Mans hybrid class is in serious trouble.