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  • Felipe Massa retires from Formula One – again
    Twelve months ago, Felipe Massa bowed out of Formula One in one of the most moving farewells the sport had seen in sometime. Wielding the Brazilian flag following a late-race crash, Massa walked back to the pit-lane with his home fans cheering. Upon his arrival in the pits, the garages ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-06
  • Aston Martin teases brand new Vantage
    Another day, another teaser. We’re getting rather used to saying that at Super Unleaded towers, but this is definitely one of our favourites. The new Aston Martin Vantage seems to have been coming out for years now, with numerous rumoured unveilings that have never amounted to anything, yet. But finally, ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-06
  • Goodbye, WRX STI — Subaru ends UK sales of performance legend
    After 23 years, it’s time for us in the UK to say goodbye to the Subaru WRX STI. Although the legendary nameplate will continue to be sold elsewhere around the globe, poor sales on our little island have resulted in the Japanese firm’s British arm dropping it from the line-up. ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-06
  • This 1000bhp AMC Javelin is a villain’s dream ride
    Ever wanted a car that will scare children and the elderly? This AMC Javelin may be for you. Introducing the Defiant! (No, we’re not exclaiming that, it’s actually got a exclamation mark in the name), which looks like it was styled in the deep depths of hell. It’s powered ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-04
  • Take your Ford Focus RS sideways with the new ‘Drift Stick’
    Own a Ford Focus RS and fancy a go at some rally-style slides? Ford’s latest toy may just be what you need. Introducing the aptly named Drift Stick — an add-on handbrake developed in conjunction with certified hoon, Ken Block. It’s available for Focus RS owners to buy from ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-01
  • Release date for new series of The Grand Tour announced
    The release date for the next series of The Grand Tour has been announced, with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set to return on Friday December 8. A new trailer for the show confirmed the arrival date, as well as giving us a little indication as to what ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-01
  • The first ‘used’ Bugatti Chiron in the UK is on sale — for £1.1 million more than new
    When one owner of a Bugatti Chiron collected his new hypercar four months ago, he parted with £2.5 million for the privilege. Most new cars lose a good bit of value when driven away from the forecourt — but not in this case. The owner of the French machine is ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-11-01
  • Here are the best tweets from the 2017 Mexican Grand Prix
    In Mexico, champions were crowned and Renault’s were blowing up. While Lewis Hamilton took his fourth Formula One World Championship, and Max Verstappen took the race win, Twitter was on superb form once again. Here are some of the best tweets from the Mexican Grand Prix. Seb in celebration ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-31
  • Alpine reveals track-only A110 Cup
    A racing version of Alpine’s A110 has been revealed to compete in a one-make race series. Alpine has announced there will be a race version of the production A110 to compete in a new one-make race series. The A110 Cup won’t be road-legal so that the manufacturer can get the ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-30
  • ‘Bored’ 10-year-old boy leads police on 45-mile chase – at up to 100mph
    It’s not unusual for a child to become bored and do something stupid. What is unusual is for said child to steal a car and lead a group of police officers on a 45-mile chase. But that’s exactly what happened in the good ol’ US of A yesterday morning. ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-27
  • Here’s a taste of what to expect from Ken Block’s Gymkhana 10
    Here at SuperUnleaded Towers, Ken Block is a bit of a legend. Not only does the skate-shoe-designer-cum-rally-driver have an excellent taste in cars, he’s also pretty handy behind the wheel. Any petrolhead worth their salt will have seen his Gymkhana videos – which include his ballistic Climbkhana run up Pikes ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-27
  • Apollo’s new supercar is an insane V12 monster
    Remember Gumpert and its lunatic of a hypercar the Apollo? Well, they’re back! The Gumpert name has been dropped and Apollo now takes the starring role — behold, the all-new Apollo Intensa Emozione. Our next chapter has finally arrived. The Apollo Intensa Emozione “IE”Visit https://t.co/kjWlfGJJNu for more!#IntensaEmozione #ApolloIE pic.twitter.com/T3gs2kHLVN ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-27
  • Bloodhound land speed record hopeful makes its first public runs
    We love it when a plan starts to come together. After nine years of waiting, we’ve finally seen a glimpse of Bloodhound SSC unleashing its enormous power. Today, the land speed record wannabe took part in some ‘slow-speed’ trials on Newquay Airport’s runway. A very happy Andy Green ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-26
  • It’s a Gran life! Car designed for virtual world to go into real production
    A supercar designed for Gran Turismo is heading into production. Italian design company Zagato created its IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo for the PlayStation game — and has revealed it’ll also be made for real! Sadly, it’s only going to be an extremely limited edition, with the company planning to ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-26
  • McLaren teases next Ultimate Series hypercar
    Another day, another teaser… Last week it was the Audi A7, but this time it’s McLaren’s turn to tease its next hypercar – and it’s set to be its most track-focused road car yet. The upcoming car has been rumoured for some time, but has only just been officially confirmed as ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-26
  • The best tweets from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    Tokyo’s Motor Show is upon us again! Japan’s premier biennial showcase for all things motoring always throws up some interesting offerings. Whether it’s giving us crazy concept cars, wacky new technologies or some of Asia’s best upcoming machines, it’s definitely one to keep an eye out for. Press days for ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-25
  • Gran Turismo Sport: Lots of potential but lacking substance
    Over the past 20 years, the name Gran Turismo has become synonymous with the racing game genre. From day one, the series has almost always stuck to the following formula: cars by the hundred, tracks by the dozen and a tonne of events to take on in career mode. Gran ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-25
  • 5 cool cars at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017
    The Tokyo Motor Show will soon be upon us and we’re getting increasingly excited as more and more entries are confirmed. Here are five of the coolest cars due to be revealed. 1. Honda Sports EV Although not a lot has been said from Honda about the Sports EV ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-24
  • Elise Cup 260 is the ultra-rare race car-inspired Lotus you can actually buy
    Don’t you think Lotuses are just mundane road cars? Nope, we have no idea how anyone could have that idea either – but someone must have, because the latest invention from the iconic British sports car manufacturer turns things up a notch. The Lotus Elise Cup 260 is a ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-23
  • Mercedes-Benz unleashes 75ft autonomous trucks for clearing snow
    Take a look at these 75ft, self-driving Mercedes-Benz trucks that can clear snow in airports. A fleet of up to 14 self-driving trucks can work in unison using Mercedes-Benz’s new autonomous system. The trucks clear snow off airport runways, minimising or even eliminating visibility issues. The system has been tested ... read more
    Source: Super Unleaded NewsPublished on 2017-10-23
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