UAE's First Car Racing Blog is back! This time, it is here to stay...

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Bugatti Veyron Takes a Bath In A Lake!





Thursday, November 12, 2009

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Funny video of Ferrari wreck, awesome 4x4 roll over

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Bugatti 16 C Galibier

Build it and they will come!

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

The Stig Revealed as Michael Schumacher



Some people say that he is NOT Michael Schumacher and here is proof that he is British:



Here is a clue that he was the Stig in 2008-2009 season of Top Gear.:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

TopGear's Stig Racing Sports Cars in UAE on 9/5/2009

Here is a short spy video of "The Stig" next to an SLR, an LP640 and other Super Cars in Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.



You've seen it here first :) Thanks to Ahmed Almuhairi

Monday, May 11, 2009

Valve Lash Adjustment Video - Engine Building Car Repair DVD



BoxWrench.net is a community and resource designed for automotive enthusiasts. The Basic Engine Building DVD is over three hours of engine building that covers everything from removal and disassembly to final assembly and engine start-up. This is the ultimate DVD for any home mechanic or engine enthusiast that wants to see a complete rebuild from Teardown to Start-Up. This video can be used to learn how to work on almost any type of internal combustion engine including V8, V6, Straight 8, in-line 6 and even 4 cylinder engines. All of the interactive features and menus will not work over YouTube.

This video is great for people interested in car repair, car care, and restoration. As well as hot rods, muscle cars, performance parts, and boosting horsepower. It can also help you to gain knowledge for increasing fuel economy, how to lower your emissions, and covers preventative maintenance to avoid little things like overheating.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Peapod: No Gas and Lots of Love?




Peapod neighborhood electric vehicles use no gasoline and emit no pollutants. So, whether it's a trip around the neighborhood or a drive to school or work, the Peapod is the ideal way to contribute to a greener planet and a healthy lifestyle.

Read more about the PeaPods here:
http://www.peapodmobility.com/?nosplash

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Monday, April 06, 2009

Who is the New Stig? Is it still Perry McCarthy (original Stig)?

Who is the New Stig?

Is it still Perry McCarthy (The Original Stig)?

This is an interview with Perry McCarthy:


Some forums say that it is still Perry McCarthy:
http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?f=57&h=0&t=74890

While others say that it is Damon Hill seen here:


Read more here:
http://www.worldcarfans.com/9090126.010/clarkson-names-new-stig-pretender
and here:
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/article2167196.ece

It could also be Ben Collins:


Read more here:
http://www.calgaryherald.com/Newspaper+reveals+Gear+Stig/1198818/story.html

Wikipedia article on ben collins including speculation that he is the stig:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Collins_(driver)

Sunday, April 05, 2009

GT-R Challenge record Mount Hafeet, Al-Ain, UAE



Nissan GT-R sets first ever officially recorded time to ascend the famous Jebel Hafeet mountain road at Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The car was driven by FIA Vice President and former Middle East rally champion Mohammed Ben Sulayem. The 485bhp Nissan GT-R covered the 7 km course with its 22 corners in 3 minutes and 39 seconds setting a benchmark time. This event was conducted under closed road conditions with thanks to the Abu Dhabi Police and the Abu Dhabi Authorities. Nissan promotes Safe Driving.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Tesla Model S: 0-60 in 5.5s Electric Car

Tesla S

At a Glance: Production Model S

With a 300-mile range and 45-minute QuickCharge, the $49,900 Model S can carry five adults and two children in quiet comfort – and you can charge it from any outlet, without ever stopping for gas. World's first mass-produced electric vehicle offers performance, efficiency and unrivaled utility with twice the energy-efficiency of hybrids, making Model S the only car you'll ever need.

Convenience and utility bullet points:

• Up to 300-mile range
• 45-minute QuickCharge
• 5-minute battery swap
• Charges from 110V, 220V or 440V
• Seating for 5 adults + 2 child seats
• Unique hatch for oversized items
• 60/40 flat-folding rear seat
• 2nd trunk under hood
• EPA Roominess Index 121.6
• More room than station wagons
• 17-inch infotainment touchscreen
• 3G wireless connectivity

Model S powertrain includes a liquid-cooled 9-inch motor, floor-mounted battery pack and a single-speed gearbox, delivering effortless acceleration, responsive handling and quiet simplicity -- no fancy clutchwork or gear-shifting required. Model S costs as little as $4 to fully charge – a bargain even if gasoline dropped to $1 per gallon. You can have affordable fun while being socially responsible.

Technical specs:

• 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds
• ¼ mile in 14 seconds
• 120 mph top speed
• Braking 60-0 mph 135 feet
• 42 kWh battery storage system standard
• 70 kWh and greater battery storage systems optional
• 9- inch liquid cooled electric motor
• Single-speed transaxle gearbox
• Curb Weight 3825 lbs
• Overall Length 196"
• Wheelbase 116.5"
• All-wheel-drive available (option available in future production models)
• Right hand drive available

Read more here:
Tesla Model S: $50,000 EV sedan seats seven, 300-mile range, 0-60 in 5.5s
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