Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Lamborghini Launch SV Model for Aventador

Lamborghini has unveiled the new Lamborghini Aventador SV, which boasts 740hp, up from 690hp on the standard car. 0-60 takes 2.8 seconds and it also has a top speed in excess of 217MPH. It also uses the conventional Lamborghini 4WD system.

Fernando Alonso to Miss Australian GP

Mclaren driver, Fernando Alonso will miss the first race of the 2015 season due to the concussion he suffered during testing at Barcelona. Kevin Magnussen will be driving as his replacement.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Max Chilton Enters Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Ex F1 driver will be racing the 24 hours of Le mans with the Nissan Racing team. The race will take place in June 2015.

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Valterri Bottas Fastest on Final day of F1 Pre-Season Testing

Williams driver, Valterri Bottas set the pace on the final day of pre-season testing at Barcelona. The 2015 F1 Williams car has proven to be reliable and almost as fast as the Mercedes. Bottas was almost half a second faster than Ferrari driver and 4 time world champion, Sebastian Vettel.

Novitec Tuning Packages

Novitec is a German car tuning firm. There exclusively tune Italian cars such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. Their tuning packages include custom exhausts, aero packages and engine ecu mapping changes. Pictures of some of their cars are below.

The replacement for the 458 - The Ferrari 488 GTB

The Ferrari 458 has been Ferrari's flagship car for the past few years. There is now a new replacement for it. The Ferrari 488 GTB will be available as a spider as well as a coupe. Despite having a smaller engine, it will develop 660 hp. This is because its 3.9L V8 is turbocharged. 0-60 will take less than 3 seconds and it also has more down force than the 458 and even the 458 speciale. It is expected to be the 2nd fastest Ferrari ever built. Production is set to start in September, 2015.

Noivtec are also expected to release a tuning package for the 488 GTB, but this is unlikely to be before the start of 2016.
Ferrari 488 GTB