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A pre-production model of the Porsche Taycan has set the record for four-door, all-electric sports cars on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit after it was clocked with a lap time of seven minuts and 42 seconds over the legendary 20.6-kilometer course with test driver Lars Kern behind the wheel. “The Taycan is …

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Toyota Gazoo Racing will run the GR Supra at the Nürburgring 24 Hours Endurance Race which will take place from June 20 to 23 at the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit. After competing in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring where it finished third in its class and 63rd overall, the car …

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Volkswagen recently broke a Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record when its Volkswagen ID.R electric race car ran a lap of the famed circuit at six minutes, 5.336 seconds, beating the previous record by a little over 40 seconds. Well, it’s been a week since the record has been announced and Volkswagen …

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Volkswagen has achieved another milestone in electro-mobility: The Volkswagen ID.R, powered by two electric motors, lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck in 2017 in a NIO EP9 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed …

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has completed work on the central section of its new research and development facility, named Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama, located in a mountainous area straddling the cities of Toyota and Okazaki. This section, which primarily features a winding country road test course, has begun partial operations. …

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It hasn’t been a year since Volkswagen and Romain Dumas broke the Pikes Peak hill climb record by 16 seconds and they’re already preparing two Volkswagen ID.R fully-electric race cars to take the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record as well. On the 20.832-kilometer-long circuit, Dumas completed an extensive testing programme, driving …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR

The chase to break lap records on the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit never stops and the latest is for the fastest road-legal sports car which has now been claimed by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR with a time of six minutes, 40.3 seconds. Driven by Porsche test driver Lars Kern, …

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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

While the upcoming Lamborghini Aventador SVJ has yet to go on sale, the Italian carmaker has stated that the latest variant of its flagship model–which will go on sale later this year– has claimed the production car lap record for the Nürburgring Nordschleife track at six minutes and 44.97 seconds. …

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Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo

Porsche has broken the fastest overall lap record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit yesterday, June 29, with a derestricted version of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning Porsche 919 Hybrid going under the six-minute mark lapping the nearly 21-kilometer track with a time of five minutes and 19.55 seconds. …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS

With a lap time of six minutes and 47.3 seconds, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS is now the fastest street-legal production car around the 20.6-kilometer Nürburgring Nordschleife track, beating the record previously held by the Lamborghini Huracán LP 640-4 Performante at six minutes and 52.01 seconds. According to Porsche’s Vice President for Motorsport and …

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Honda Civic Type R

It seems Honda has been very busy with the Honda Civic Type R. Less than a month after the production model’s debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the car went on the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit on April 3 and set a new record lap time for front-wheel drive cars …

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