McLaren 570S In The Real World (Fast Car Slow)

The Drive’s deputy editor Josh Condon drives the McLaren 570S like many of its Wall Street buyers do — in the city. Can he handle the traffic? Will NYC drive the “entry level” Macca insane?

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Shot by Andrew Siceloff and Erica Lourd, edited by Andrew Siceloff, produced by Cait Knoll.… READ THE REST

2012 Petit LeMans at Road Atlanta – /TRACKSIDE

You know the drill guys. Bringing you closer to tens of thousands of horsepower, hundreds of liters of engine displacement, countless fragments of shredded rubber, unbelievable noise, and many miles traversed. This is TRACKSIDE at the 2012 Petit LeMans, Road Atlanta.… READ THE REST

The Lamborghini Huracan Performante, with Alessandro Farmeschi

With the Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder out now, we look back to when Alessandro Farmeschi, COO of Lamborghini America stopped by The Drive garage to talk Performante coupe with chief auto critic Lawrence Ulrich.

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Corvette Racing Doug Fehan Interview – /SHAKEDOWN – TrackDown [1 of 2]

Doug Fehan [Corvette Racing Program Manager] and [Viper Racer] Tommy Kendall share TrackDown duties when Leo Parente and /ShakeDown go to the racetrack. At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, it’s Fehan’s turn while Corvette and Viper fought a mega battle for the GTE win. Doug picks up from Tommy with his own version of ‘take no prisoners’ commentary as we discuss the 2014 United Sports Car Racing [USCR] series, racing at Le Mans, Corvette C7 technology, and what makes for a successful Corvette Racing driver. C7R details were off-limits via GM dictate, but we’ll get to THAT car soon enough.

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Corvette Z06 As A Regular Car (Fast Car Slow)

Motorcycle writer Sam Bendall had a track day planned with the Corvette Z06. It was cancelled, so he drove it like a normal car for a few days. Can he keep from being tempted by 650 hp and 650 lb-ft.

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Because Corvette Stingray C7R RaceCar – /SHAKEDOWN

Does Corvette C7, launched at the 2013 Detroit North American International Auto Show as the new Stingray, need racing to increase its credibility with car fans? Leo Parente and ShakeDown discuss the idea that Corvette Racing may be the best way to convert non-Corvetters – To use racing to earn Stingray the respect and consideration C7 engineers and designers feel Corvette deserves.

Links – C7R Concept Rendering – Black C7R Concept Rendering – Yellow C7R Concept Rendering – Yellow [profile] 2014 Corvette Stingray – Official C7 Site Is Chevrolet Corvette the Greatest Racing Brand in America? – SHAKEDOWN… READ THE REST

McLaren P1 North American Debut, Forza 5, E3 2013 – Presented by McLaren Automotive

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McLaren Automotive have teamed up with Xbox and Forza Motorsport 5 to give one lucky fan a once in a lifetime opportunity, a ride in the McLaren P1™ at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The competition, which is being run McLaren’s Facebook page, follows the announcement of the Xbox One console and the reveal of Forza 5 which has the McLaren P1™ as its cover star. We caught up with McLaren and the Forza team at E3 and found out what the collaboration between the companies means for cars fans and gamers alike.

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