VW Dusts Off Scirocco R

As if the news VW’s leaning towards not producing its BlueSport concept isn’t hard enough to swallow, check out the Scirocco R. The Euro-only metal boasts a 265-horsepower 2.0-liter TFSI four pot puts power to the front wheels via a six-speed manual box or a DSG. How’s that for fried gold? There’s also a slight [...]

Read full story · Comments { 2 }

Pagani Zonda R All Wet On Track

The Pagani Zonda R has finally stretched its legs on track – lapping it up at Monza in the rain. Cheers to any pilot who’s got the goods to muscle a 750 horse rear driver around one of the quickest tracks on the boot in the rain. There’s no word on what kind of time [...]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Zonda R Goodness

Our good Mr. Richardson touched on the delicious launch of the Zonda R during yesterday’s Daily Wrap, but I couldn’t help but share a little more of the rated R deliciousness. This dirty beast rocks an AMG 7.3-liter V12 with 750 horsepower – all while being lighter than it’s brother, the Zonda F. Speaking of [...]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
The Daily Wrap

The Daily Wrap

I Volkswagen will be sending the 2010 Golf R Series Turbo our way shortly after its late 2009 German debut. The new car will have a turbo’d 2-liter four and 270 hp, up from 250 in the weak-sauce R32. Supposedly it’s good for a sub-6 second  zero to 60 and 155 on the big end. [...]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Acura NSX Type R Coming Our Way

If you’re a Honda/Acura fanboy like me, you probably just wet yourself. Thanks to Spoon’s tuning magic, your left-hand drive NSX can be converted into the master of the R empire, the NSX Type R. The trimmings include a reworked suspension, slotted brake rotors, a remapped ECU and best of all, a serious diet. Spoon [...]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }