If there’s one event you should experience in Japan, it’s the Richard Mille Suzuka Sound of Engine. Now in its third year, the Sound of Engine is possibly the closest thing Japan has to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Except rather than watching cars go up a hill they go around one of Japan’s most well-known circuits for an entire weekend. It’s a celebration of all things with engines that go ‘pop bang crackle’. You won’t find any EVs or fuel cell vehicles here, though a couple of hybrids did manage to sneak in. Instead you’ll find everything from historic Formula One cars, Group C racers, classic motorbikes and cars, as well as some of today’s rarest exotics. The Sound of Engine came about after Suzuka Circuit held their 50th Anniversary Celebrations in 2012 when they brought together old cars and motorbikes. This was to commemorate some of the iconic events they’ve hosted in the past such as the Japanese F1 Grand Prix and … [Read more...] about Japan’s Answer To The Goodwood Festival Of Speed Is Totally Awesome
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09 Jul 2019, 08:00AM IST Source: TOI.in German automobile manufacturer Audi has revealed the R8 LMS GT2 customer race car. The race ready car will be sold as a track day machine. Although currently, no GT2 championship exists, Audi reckons that it is bound to change by 2020. The R8 LMS GT2 has a V10 engine which produces 640 horsepower and 550 Newton metres torque. Enthusiasts will be able to get one after shelling out 380,000 dollars (Rs 2.6 crores approximately), deliveries are expected o begin before the end of 2019. The R8 LMS GT2 was revealed at the Goodwood festival of speed held in England, an annual hill climb racing event that attracts thousands of automotive brands and enthusiasts. … [Read more...] about Audi reveals R8 LMS GT2 race car at Goodwood festival of speed
THE Goodwood Festival of Speed has been dubbed the "largest motoring garden party in the world". And this year's event is promising to be the most thrilling yet for motor enthusiasts. The festival gathers together the best mix of rare, glamorous and high-powered cars, celebrities and motorsport "royalty" from all over the globe. And this year, UK fans will see a massive collection of the world's most insane supercars. Read on to find out everything you need to know about Goodwood 2018.What supercars are on display at Goodwood? The Michelin-sponsored Supercar Paddock will be one of the most thrilling sections of the event. These are some of the best supercars that will be on display. Apollo IE The IE hypercar packs a powerful punch, with a 6.3-litre V12 engine delivering 769bhp. With a top speed of 208mph, the German manufacturer will create just 10 of the stunning motors.Ferrari Portofino One of Ferrari's most appealing models, the convertible has a retail starting price of … [Read more...] about Where is Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018, can you buy tickets, when is it on and what supercars will be on display?
The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed runs from July 12-15 in the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex. As well as the great and the good of the racing car and motorcycle community competing on the famous 1.16-mile hillclimb in many of the best-known and well-loved competition cars and bikes on the planet, there is also the chance to see some of the finest classic cars ever made. The very latest supercars will be in action on the hillclimb and at rest in the dedicated Michelin paddock, while the challenging rally course through the trees at the top of the hillclimb will feature famed cars from all eras and the most skilled rally drivers. The 2018 Festival of Speed celebrates the event’s 25th anniversary: the inaugural event, held in June 1993, redefined what a car event could be, and since then has established itself as the world’s greatest celebration of motorsport and car culture. The myriad highlights – and the cars and drivers that created them … [Read more...] about Watch live: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018
Plug-in hybrid grand tourer preps for big climb Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer View Special Offers No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote Change Car The Polestar 1 will debut at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed next month. Volvo’s spin-off electric performance marque will send camouflaged electric hybrid prototype #004 to tackle the legendary hill climb in West Sussex, England. The plug-in hybrid grand tourer packs a four-cylinder engine powering the front wheels and a double electric rear axle drive system for the rear wheels. It is capable of producing 600 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. Plus, it offers an all-electric range of approximately 93 miles. Joakim Rydholm, Polestar’s chief test driver, will drive the two-door performance hybrid. Loading... ? Watch 2016 Volvo V60 Polestar: the hottest wagon of them all? Related Videos 2016 Volvo V60 Polestar: the hottest wagon of … [Read more...] about Polestar 1 Prototype to Debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed