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SARD MC8, 1995. The Sigma Advanced Racing Development is a Japanese tuning company and racing team. In the mid-90s they wanted to compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours and built a race car based based on an elongated second generation Toyota MR2 fitted with the 600hp twin turbo-charged Lexus V8. In order to comply with race regulations they needed to build a road-legal version of the car so the one-off SARD MC8 was created though the road car made do with a standard Lexus V8 sans turbo-chargers, coupled to a Porsche 6-speed gearbox. The race car only managed 14 laps before retiring


Mercedes-AMG is redefining the performance saloon.
The brand is turning the most intelligent executive saloon into the most powerful E-Class of all time in the shape of the next generation of the E 63 4MATIC+ and E 63 S 4MATIC+.
Mercedes-AMG is also setting new benchmarks in this market segment with its innovative technologies.
The intelligent drive strategy raises the limits of the performance saloon’s vehicle dynamics to a completely new level.
Delivering superior acceleration, the 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine generates up to 450 kW (612 hp).
This makes it the most powerful engine to have ever been installed in an E-Class.

[Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ | Combined fuel consumption 9.2-8.9 l/100km | Combined CO₂ emissions 209-203 g/km]


First Details on the Bentley Flying Spur V8 S

Bentley Motors announced today the introduction of a new model to its range – the Flying Spur V8 S. Taking its place between the Flying Spur V8 and flagship W12, the V8 S is tuned for power & performance, with increased engine output and revised suspension offering a more focused, precise driving experience.

The Flying Spur V8 S features a number of sporting styling cues which hint at its new and improved sporting capabilities. A black radiator grille and rear diffuser along with a unique grille insert give the new model a dramatic and purposeful appearance to match its enhanced performance.

The Bentley Flying Spur V8 S will make its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show between March 1-13, 2016. Customer deliveries will begin in summer.

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