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Golf GTI Clubsport S claims FWD record

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 Posted in Lap times, Video, Volkswagen | 2 Comments »

Volkswagen has claimed the unofficial front-wheel drive record with its limited edition Golf GTI Clubsport S. It's a shame this video is so dodgy, but that's all we've got for now. The lap time claimed is 7 minutes 49.21 seconds, ...

Nürburgring goes off the record

Sunday, June 21st, 2015 Posted in Lap times, Manufacturer testing, Nurburgring news, Save the Ring, Touristenfahrten | 2 Comments »

The fallout from the tragic accident at the Nürburgring in the VLN1 race back in March has continued with the track's owners, capricorn Nürburgring GmbH, deciding to extend the speed limits initially introduced for motorsport only to all Nordschleife track ...

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV breaks 7 minutes

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 Posted in Lamborghini, Lap times, Track guides, Video | No Comments »

Lamborghini has shown with its outrageous Aventador LP 750-4 SV that you don't need a tricked up über hybrid to break seven minutes at the Ring. You just need a 750hp normally aspirated 6.5 litre V12. Some pointers to note, the ...

VIDEO: Honda Civic Type R claims FWD record

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 Posted in Honda, Lap times, Video | No Comments »

The Honda Civic Type R has broken Renault's strangehold on the unofficial lap record for a front-wheel drive car around the Nürburgring. This video shows a development Type R lapping the Ring in 7 minutes 50.63 seconds. Interestingly, the claim was ...

Range Rover Sport SVR claims 8:14 lap time

Friday, August 1st, 2014 Posted in Lap times, Range Rover | No Comments »

8 minutes 14 seconds. That's how fast that Range Rover Sport SVR above was able to lap the 20.832km of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. That's pretty quick for a truck. Actually, it's pretty bloody quick for any vehicle. According to the unofficial list ...

Renault Megane RS 275 sets new FWD record

Monday, June 16th, 2014 Posted in Lap times, Renault, Video | No Comments »

Ever since the Seat Leon Cupra 280 knocked off the Megane RS 265 as the fastest production-based front-wheel drive car around the Nordschleife it was only a matter of time until Renault fought back. And now that time has come, ...

Has the LaFerrari XX lapped the Ring in 6:35?

Friday, April 25th, 2014 Posted in Ferrari, Lap times | No Comments »

Just days before the LaFerrari has its global media launch a rumour has emerged that a LaFerrari XX prototype has lapped the Nürburgring in 6 minutes 35 seconds. In case you were wondering, that's a bloody quick lap time. There's still ...