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 |  Jun 06 2013, 7:33 PM

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The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive circled the Nurburgring Nordschleife in a record time of 7:56.234, making it the first electric vehicle to turn in a sub-eight minute lap.

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 |  Jun 01 2013, 1:01 PM

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Hyundai is undertaking the final preparations ahead of moving into its new Nurburgring test center, a purpose-built facility at the world-famous track where the Korean automaker will put its vehicles to the test.

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 |  May 17 2013, 10:19 AM

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After the Nurburgring fell into bankruptcy last July, it was only a matter of time before a new buyer stepped up to purchase the track and its facilities, and the bidding for track began this week. 

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 |  Apr 19 2013, 1:45 PM

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Chevrolet’s newest Camaro met mixed responses on March 27 when its silk slipped off during the New York Auto Show.

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 |  Apr 18 2013, 1:01 PM

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Remaining under the radar is key to successful espionage, yet James Bond’s go-to Aston Martins are anything but inconspicuous.

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 |  Mar 17 2013, 11:01 AM

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With the world-famous Nurburgring up for sale, automotive racing enthusiasts are speculating the varying scenarios that could result now that interested parties have dwindled from 50 to between 5 and 10.

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 |  Feb 02 2013, 1:03 PM

As we get closer and closer to the debut of Ferrari’s next supercar, the successor to the Enzo, more details are leaking out surrounding the internally-named F150 Project.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 8:33 PM

A brand known more for value than performance, Hyundai has announced it will join the ranks of BMW and Aston Martin, opening a state-of-the-art vehicle test center at the Nurburgring.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 8:31 AM

It’s no secret; Toyota is buddy-buddy with British luxury automaker Aston Martin. The two firms have collaborated before, perhaps most famously the iQ-based Cygnet city car, and the latest gossip indicates is the “capital T” is interested in buying Aston.

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 4:45 PM

A 300-hp turbocharged four cylinder might find it’s way into the next Civic Type-R.

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 |  Nov 06 2012, 1:32 PM

Lexus race car driver Akira Iida tweeted a photo yesterday, referring to it as his next challenge but saying little more.

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 |  Oct 25 2012, 1:02 PM

MINI’s Nurburgring-burning John Cooper Works GP hot hatch is almost here and will cost $39,950 including $700 for delivery.

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 |  Oct 11 2012, 12:41 PM

Spy photos of the next Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series haven’t been scarce over the past year, but something happened today nobody hopes for – a wreck.

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 |  Oct 08 2012, 6:32 PM

Remember when the Porsche 918 Spyder turned in a lap time of 7:14 at the Nürburgring? The German automaker has decided to release a video of its brilliant hybrid supercar, as it tested out on the world-famous track.

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 7:41 AM

Not satisfied with their Nurburgring electric car record, the team at Toyota Motorsport GmbH set out to shave a few seconds off their 7:47.794 time and did so in significant fashion.

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 |  Sep 06 2012, 12:20 PM

Despite the information leaking early, as it so often does, the MINI JCW GP was just officially released, confirming the specifications that leaked yesterday.

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 |  Aug 21 2012, 7:02 PM

Hot on the heels of its public appearance at Pebble Beach, the MINI John Cooper Works GP is being described by its head designer in a new video.

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 |  Aug 19 2012, 9:32 PM

Sitting among the collector cars, classics and one-offs this weekend was the upcoming MINI John Cooper Works GP.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 6:25 PM

Making yet another spy photo appearance, the 2014 BMW M3 which will drop from a V8 to a V6 was caught running round the Nurburgring.

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 |  Aug 02 2012, 2:01 PM

The fate of the one of the world’s finest tracks was up in the air after the Nürburgring officially declared bankruptcy last month. Things appeared gloomy for the ‘Ring, and even Bernie Ecclestone was looking for a way to save it.

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 |  Jul 23 2012, 3:10 PM

By waiving his usual sanctioning fee and offering to cover all the costs associated with hosting an F1 race at the Nurburgring, Bernie Ecclestone is offering a helping hand to the distraught racing complex — but there’s a catch.

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 |  Jul 18 2012, 6:32 PM

The Nürburgring may be going bankrupt, but that isn’t keeping BMW from celebrating 40 years of M performance at the famous track this year.

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 |  Jul 18 2012, 10:22 AM

Nürburgring GmbH, the company that currently runs the facility, officially declared bankruptcy this morning in a press conference. 

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 |  Jul 17 2012, 5:51 PM

The Nurburgring is arguably the most famous race track in the world, and unfortunately, it is going broke.

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