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JCW Mini matches Zonda time on the 'Ring

by Tim Jones on October 21, 2014 at 06:33:00 PM
JCW Mini matches Zonda time on the 'Ring

The Mini in question got some special tuning by John Cooper Works that took its 1.6-liter turbocharged engine up to 286 horsepower. That’s a boost of about 78 over the original.

Nürburgring World record for the Audi R8 e-tron - 8:09.099 Minutes

by Tim Jones on June 29, 2012 at 12:20:01 PM

The Audi R8 e-tron has set a world record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the Nürburgring Nordschleife ***8211; the toughest test track in the world. Racing driver Markus Winkelhock piloted the high-performance, all-electric-drive sports car around the demanding 20.8-kilometer (12.92-mile) track in 8:09.099 minutes. With this Audi has achieved yet another milestone in its history,...

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