Let’s face it, most auto enthusiasts will never get the chance to drive a real F1 racecar, regardless of how wealthy they may be. However, if you fall into the latter group, there may be a solution. Introducing the Cranfield Full Motion + G-Force F1 Simulator, which recreates the racing experience at home. That’s right, you’ll be able to choose just about any car and build it to your desired specifications before hitting the circuits worldwide.
Ford’s Team Fordzilla esports unveiled their P1 hypercar concept at this year’s Gamescom event. It was designed by Ford designers and members of the gaming community. Gamers were able to have the final say on several design elements, including seat position, cockpit style and even the drivetrain, before Ford designers made their suggestions into a virtual concept.
The Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition not only has the revamped front / rear exterior styling, but also a larger grille, radiator design for improved engine cooling, an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel, as well as a new shifter with a restyled knob. Under the hood, you’ll find a 2.0-liter VTEC Turbo engine generating 306 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission and limited-slip differential. It recently completed a hot lap at Germany’s Nurburgring, and the results were surprising to say the least.
Photo credit: Aldekas Studio
The Volkswagen Beetle is essentially a two-door, rear-engine economy car, with seating for up to five occupants, that was manufactured from 1938 until 2003. Over the years, its design has remained consistent, but Aldekas Studio had other things in mind for the iconic vehicle. How so? They used a fender as well as a few other parts from a VW Beetle to create ‘Bugkart Wasowski,’ or a small go-kart to be more specific.
ESPN’s The Last Dance documentary not only showcases the life of Michael Jordan, but his many vehicles too, including this 1996 Meredes-Benz S600 Lorinser. For those who have seen this part, you’ll know that Michael Jordan throws out the first pitch at an MLB game before taking off in his customized W140 S-class to escape the press.