Its finally here. No not spring, the Spring Thaw. We have been planning for months now to bring you something truly special. Every year we all look forward to pulling off the car covers and taking the cars out for that first event of the season. The Spring Thaw is that chance for GT-R and […]
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When the rumored R35 Skyline started its development, many enthusiasts couldnt believe that there was still room to improve the greatst Japanese Muscle car. When the GT-R debuted though the performance ability was blistering and impressed everyone in the industry. That was in 2007 when the Nissan GT-R was turning lap times of 7 minutes […]
Let me start by saying that this will not be your average car review. In fact, none of the reviews on Up-Shift will be. We’ve always been a group of driving enthusiasts, so the driving experience is always what is most important to us. That’s why I can say that after being let down by […]
Click to Play The first McLaren MP4-12C GT3 to be built by McLaren GT – a new company that brings together the expertise of the McLaren Group and CRS Racing – has successfully undertaken its debut tests at the MIRA proving ground facility and Silverstone Circuit in England. McLaren GT has also appointed a new […]
It’s just after 5 AM on February 4th and I have an email in my inbox letting me know that Tesla Motors, after much anticipation, is opening their new location in Washington, D.C. They want to know if I would like to “take another spin in the car”… First of all, there is no […]
Click to Play With the Aventador LP 700-4, Automobili Lamborghini is redefining the very pinnacle of the world super sports car market brutal power, outstanding lightweight engineering and phenomenal handling precision are combined with peerless design and the very finest equipment to deliver an unparalleled driving experience. With the Aventador, Lamborghini is taking a big […]
Click to Play The first MP4-12C production car entered the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) General Assembly Hall in Woking, England. A new £40m manufacturing facility, the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) is currently under construction adjacent to the MTC site, and will open in spring 2011. McLaren Automotive will transfer production of the 12C from the […]
Click to Play Through a combination of carbon fibre expertise, innovative Formula 1-inspired technologies and development programmes, the new McLaren MP4-12C has redefined high-performance sports car benchmarks. The 12C has been created at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, UK under the same roof as McLaren Racing and the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team. […]
Weve all seen the commercial with 5 suspended Lexus sedans that hang over an LFA. It makes me uncomfortable just remembering it. Heres a peak behind the scenes for the making of that commercial.
An M3 performance exhaust sounds like an oxymoron but BMW have done it yet again. Made of Inconel Alloy, this new exhaust provides an amazing sound at nearly half the weight. Because of its properties, Inconel construction allows the side walls of the M3 exhaust to be reduced from 1.5mm to .8mm, cutting nearly 20 […]