Porsche drivers old and new: Why Le Mans is important – XCAR

To see our latest film before it's on YouTube: http://www.carfection.com Subscribe for more XCAR videos: http://bit.ly/U9XDKc We've covered Porsche's Le Mans history pretty comprehensively, the German manufacturer has a huge history there. We went to Le Mans 2014 and spoke to the team's drivers to find out why its return is so important. Join the XCAR community... Like on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Yo8eOz Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/WGBljw Follow on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/158X4Uk Videos in Endcard: History of Porsche at Le Mans: http://bit.ly/1rGUMH2 Mark Webber Interview: http://bit.ly/Zv9HLa

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Aston Martin Rapide S – XCAR

To see our latest film before it's on YouTube: http://www.carfection.com Subscribe for more XCAR videos: http://bit.ly/U9XDKc Changes under the new Rapide's skin are comprehensive, with a version of the new AM11 naturally-aspirated 6.0-litre V12 powerplant delivering unprecedented power and improved in-gear acceleration. Power from the new engine jumps significantly versus that of its predecessor: up by 17% or a massive 81 PS from 477 PS at 6,000 rpm to a now very substantial 558 PS at 6,750 rpm. Peak torque increases, too, up from 600 Nm to 620 Nm at 5,000 rpm. Meanwhile an even more marked improvement in torque occurs lower down the rev range, as pulling power rises by more than 40 Nm between idle and 4,000 rpm with an additional 50 Nm available at 2,500 rpm. Naturally, increases in power and torque lead to even swifter performance as befits a four-door sports car. New Rapide S shaves 0.3 seconds off its 0-62 mph time, which drops from the 5.2 seconds of the current car to just 4.9 seconds for the new model. Top speed climbs, meanwhile, to 190 mph. The 5,935 cc naturally aspirated V12 boasts race car technology -- developments derived directly from Aston Martin Racing's successful WEC GT campaign -- to maximise both performance and efficiency. The new AM11 engine thus boasts fully CNC machined combustion chambers and lighter, hollow, cam shafts. Dual variable camshaft timing, knock sensing, even the fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system -- these are all engineering advances developed to preserve the V12's position as a mainstay of the Aston Martin range. The engine is now even more efficient, too. Despite the very significant increase in peak power and torque, the Rapide S is appreciably more economical than before. CO2 emissions drop by seven per cent -- from 355 g/km to 332 g/km -- while fuel economy now stands at 19.9 mpg on the official EU combined cycle. Join the XCAR community... Like on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Yo8eOz Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/WGBljw Follow on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/158X4Uk

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Lamborghini Urus: Triumph Or Travesty? – Carfection

We have a closer look at Lamborghini's Super SUV at its American premiere and drool over some of its Sant'Agata ancestors. Subscribe for more Carfection videos: http://bit.ly/1V1yFYX Join the Carfection community... Like on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1RvTdL4 Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1JUAgiI

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World Time Attack Challenge – XCAR

To see our latest film before it's on YouTube: http://www.carfection.com Subscribe for more XCAR videos: http://bit.ly/U9XDKc The world's fastest drivers battle for to days to set the fastest lap to become the champion. Time attack is a pure form of motorsport where only the fastest lap counts Join the XCAR community... Like on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Yo8eOz Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/WGBljw Follow on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/158X4Uk Subscribe to Alltime10s: http://bit.ly/1qsxNMY VIDEOS IN ENDBOARD Subaru BRZ: http://bit.ly/1Kuk2qF Awesome Car Montage: http://bit.ly/1zB0hMA

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