The sixth-generation Ford Bronco will hit showrooms in June, but the automaker has already built race trucks based on its chassis. More specifically, three custom-built Bronco ULTRA4 4400 unlimited class race trucks have been unveiled, and they’ll be competing in this year’s King of the Hammers off-road racing event. Engine modifications have not been revealed, although we do know they sport a custom 4×4 driveline system built on Bronco brand’s racing heritage.
France-based MACA unveils Carcopter, a hydrogen-powered flying vehicle that they hope one day can compete in a future racing series. This idea comes from the minds of ex-fighter pilot Thierry de Boisvilliers and former Airbus executive Michael Krollak, making its debut at the virtual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021. A miniature prototype was shown during the event that measured slightly over 8-feet and powered by six 35kW electric motors.
This isn’t Jaguar’s first foray into the digital world of video games, and their latest entry is definitely no slouch. Introducing the Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV. Powered by four electric motors that generate a combined 1,877 horsepower and 2,478 pound-feet of torque, which means it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in a mere 1.65 seconds, while topping out at 255 mph. Just how large is this beast? An impressive 218.1 inches long with a 107 inch wheelbase.
EA’s Criterion Games partnered with Stellar Entertainment to bring you Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered. It’s set to launch on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 6, while Nintendo Switch owners get to enjoy the game on November 13. This followup to the original features enhanced visuals and cross-platform asynchronous multiplayer competition powered by Autolog, a new technology that allows players to seamlessly connect, compare and compete with their friends.
There’s Formula 1, NASCAR, and soon, an electric flying car racing series. That’s right, Airspeeder aims to be the most exciting and progressive motor sport on the planet, one where highly skilled pilots will use the sky as their playground in intense head-to-head competition. Alauda will provide multiple teams and manufacturers with the hardware as a turn-key solution. However, teams will be given the freedom to set strategy and draft pilots.