Best In Motorsport And Performance Cars Heading To Birmingham

Meanwhile, a fantastic selection of cars will be up for sale as Coys holds its annual auction at the show on Saturday 11 January 2014. Alongside classic road-going machinery, a 1956 Lamborghini Tractor DL30 will also go under the hammer. As well as displays of top racing and road machinery, show visitors will also get to experience wheel-to-wheel racing and stunts in the shows Live Action Arena. To be hosted by Sky Sports F1 presenter David Croft and The Gadget Shows Pollyanna Woodward, the UKs largest indoor racetrack will feature exciting shows with live racing from a variety of disciplines, exhilarating precision driving and interviews with the stars of motorsport. Full Article:

Next electric cars burn rubber, not just save gas

Taking inspiration from its successful racing counterpart, the 195,000 model has a 3.8-litre twin-turbo engine that produces 616bhp. Its not just performance that McLaren has taken from the race car; the 12C GT Sprint also features an FIA-approved roll cage, carbon ceramic brakes, composite racing seat and six-point harness with HANS device attachment to ensure complete road-going safety. Alongside the petrol-powered vehicles, the electric Tesla Model S will be showcased. Underneath its conventional yet stylish exterior, the Tesla Model S features an aluminium and steel monocoque and comes with a variety of battery options to deliver varied power. Full Article:

3000+bhp at the Performance Car Show

A plug-in hybrid version of the A3 Sportback, which has a 100-horsepower electric motor plus a gas engine, arrives in early 2015. No price yet. Porsche. The true supercar of the bunch, the plug-in hybrid 918 Spyder will come with a staggering 887 horsepower to rocket from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than 2.8 seconds, according to the automaker. Full Article: