Renault Sport Clio R.S. 16 Concept – a 275hp Clio Hot Hatch

Renault Sport Celebrated its 40th Birthday and F1 Return by Creating the Clio R.S. 16 Concept Car with a 275hp Megane Engine

For anyone who has a fetish for stuffing a large powerful motor into a small lightweight body, the Renault Clio R.S.16 should be right up your alley!  Renault Sport celebrated its 40th year anniversary and return to Formula 1 by unveiling the Clio R.S. 16 concept car in Liquid Yellow with F1 inspired decals at the Circuit de Monaco.

renault_sport_classicsAccording to the press release, the Renault Sport Clio R.S. 16 was inspired by the long line of Renault Sport hot hatches like the O.G. 5 Turbo and ridiculously awesome mid-engined Clio V6.  They decided to retains its FF layout in an effort to keep pricing at a reasonable level estimated at around £34,000.

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Ferrari 458 MM Speciale One-Off – Even Closer to Perfection?

When a 458 Speciale isn’t Quiet Special Enough, Ferrari can Build a Custom One-Off like the 458 MM Speciale

Is the Ferrari 458 Speciale just too pedestrian for you?  If so, you can place a custom order for a One-Off designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre much like this British gentleman did with the 458 MM Speciale.

Ferrari 458 MM Speciale Side

Ferrari 458 Speciale Side
For comparison, here is the side profile view of the Ferrari 458 Speciale.

Based on the 458 Speciale, this custom build features unique bodywork handcrafted in aluminum with carbon fiber bumpers and new side air intakes.  The longer nose makes the car look even sleeker than before.

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Mercedes-AMG Sweeps the Podium at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Mercedes-AMG GT3 at the 2016 Nurburgring 24 Hours

The Mercedes-AMG GT3 put on a dominant showing at the 2016 Nurburgring 24hr with an 1-2-3-4 finish

The two Mercedes-AMG GT3 put on an epic drive in the last 20 minutes of the race with a mere 5.697 seconds between them at the checkered flag, absolutely astonishing for a 24 hour endurance race especially on a track like the Nurburgring.

2016 Nurburgring 24 HoursPhoto credit: GT Spirit

With pit strategy and cars slowing down to wait for the checkered flag, the #29 HTP and #4 Black Falcon cars were engaged in a flat out spring race through traffic for the final 2 laps.  The footage has already been uploaded to YouTube, you can check out the final 20 minutes of the race here:

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