Audi S1 Review

I’ve always been a fan of Audi road and race cars therefore jumped at the chance to drive an Audi S1 that was offered to me by CarAdvice.  Audi has been very successful at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and were pioneers in introducing all wheel drive and turbocharging in the World Rally Championship.  Continue reading “Audi S1 Review”

Ford Falcon EL XR6 Review

When Tickford joined forces with Ford Australia in the early 1990’s to create the EB XR6 and XR8 Falcon’s, in my opinion it was a return to form for the company.  For nine long years a V8 engine wasn’t offered in the Falcon range, leaving many Ford enthusiasts unsatisfied.  As a ten year old, I remember reading a copy of Wheels magazine that featured the then new EB Falcon S XR8 with the 5.0 litre V8 Windsor engine. Continue reading “Ford Falcon EL XR6 Review”

Noble M12 GTO-3R

I’ve always had a fascination with lightweight sports cars, particularly ones built in low volumes by lesser known car manufacturers.  British car designer and engineer Lee Noble founded Noble in 1999.  He has been engineering, building and racing his own cars for decades with a focus on lightweight cars with powerful engines.  One of his cars really stands out for me and this is the Noble M12 GTO-3R. Continue reading “Noble M12 GTO-3R”

Ford Escort RS Cosworth

The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was a rally homologation special built to qualify for the Group A World Rally Championship.  From 1992-1996, it was available as a road car and featured a Cosworth tuned engine with coach building by Karmann.  It was powered by a 2.0 litre 16 valve 4 cylinder turbocharged engine.  Early examples were fitted with the YBT engine that featured the larger Garrett T3/T04B turbocharger and produced 169kW of power. Continue reading “Ford Escort RS Cosworth”

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