Top four the maximum for McLaren, wins in 2023

McLaren team principal, Andreas Seidl, has a rather long timeframe in mind when it comes to predicting real success for the team. McLaren, with the addition of plenty of fresh faces, took a big step in the right direction in 2019 after finishing best of the rest in the Constructors’

Albon ‘shares many of the same virtues’ as Verstappen – Horner

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon “shares many of the same virtues” as his teammate Max Verstappen when it comes to coping with pressure, team principal Christian Horner says. Albon, who will partner eight-time grand prix winner Verstappen at the main Red Bull outfit in 2020, had endured a

Watch: The R8 V10 Plus Goes Up Against the R8 V8

Fifth Gear’s Vicky Butler-Henderson teams up with Carfection’s Henry Catchpole to answer the ultimate question: is the new R8 actually better than the original R8? On paper, the new R8 V10 Plus makes a strong argument for itself. Nearly 50% more power, a solid second-and-a-half faster to 60 mph, and

Let's Talk About The Tesla Short-Seller Drama

No matter how high Tesla stock soars, short interest is still growing. EDITOR’S NOTE: This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX, which makes and sells aftermarket Tesla accessories. The opinions expressed therein are not necessarily our own at InsideEVs, nor have we been paid by EVANNEX to publish these articles. We find the

Forum Friday: Down the Rabbit Hole, or, The $140,000 GTI

Ladies and gentlemen, we are about to take you on a lengthy trip. A trip that will take us in many directions. A trip that revolves around what looks like a stock MK1 Volkswagen GTI. But this is no ordinary hot hatch. And this is no ordinary build thread. Buckle

The remarkable story of F1’s most unlikely test driver

For any Formula 1 driver, you would think that ending a session nearly 13 seconds off the pace would be something to quickly forget and move on from. But for Israeli Chanoch Nissany, his now infamous outing in a Friday free practice session for Minardi at the 2005 Hungarian Grand

In 2019, The Japanese Plug-In Electric Car Market Declined Again

Japan surprises with its low rate of plug-in car adoption and disappointing sales results. The Japanese plug-in electric car market is in a disappointing stage. After a 7% decrease in 2018, in 2019 sales decreased by another 17% year-over-year to 43,867. The market share was just 0.8% (compared to 1.0%

The secrets that show Mercedes F1 power is still king

Ferrari may have caught up – in qualifying at least – but a Mercedes power unit remains the one to have if you want to win races and championships judging by the results of the 2019 Formula 1 season. Stuart Codling gets an exclusive look behind the scenes at Brixworth,

The First Chevrolet Corvette C8 Has Sold For $3m, But Isn’t Even Built Yet

The very first production Chevrolet Corvette C8 has been sold at auction for $3 million – even though it won’t yet be built for weeks. In a packed auction room during the Scottsdale, Arizona sale hosted by Barrett-Jackson, bidding opened at a never-realistic $200,000 before racing past $1 million and

Report: The Mk8 GTI Will be Unveiled at Geneva in March

We only have a few more months to wait before the next generation of the GTI is unveiled, according to a report from Autocar. Naturally, this will be the European model, so we’ll have to wait longer here in the US. But Volkswagen hopes to have four performance models in European