Author: Joe Donaldson


Volkswagen Takes the Cover off Its Pikes Peak Entry: The I.D. R

Back in March, Volkswagen teased us with some images of its newest racer. Now it’s revealed all, with some juicy numbers too. For a start, the racer uses a pair… Read More »

Forza 7 Expanding Hopper Racing to Include All Classes; Adding Unlimited Events

Class-based hopper races are a fan favorite in the Forza community. Turn 10 heard the calls and is now expanding the list of these multiplayer events. To kick off April,… Read More »

The Memminger Roadster 2.7 is a 210hp Mid-Engined Ultimate Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars of all time. With over 21 million produced during a 65-year lifespan, it seems virtually everyone knows the shape. However,… Read More »

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Breaks Under Seven Minutes Around the 'Ring

If there’s one constant in the automotive world, it’s a company’s desire to set a lap time at the Nurburgring. This is why we weren’t at all surprised when Porsche… Read More »

Own the Last Dodge Viper and Demon With This 1,485hp 'Ultimate Last Chance'

Horsepower is a glorious thing. That’s why for this week’s Want we are taking a look at a pair of cars with a combined output of 1,485 ponies. That’s right,… Read More »

Aston Martin Resurrects Two Famous Badges For Its Vanquish Replacement

Aston Martin is set to bring back two classic badges at once, with a new car to replace the Vanquish: the DBS Superleggera. Fans of Aston will know the DBS… Read More »

Ken Block Goes Old School With New Escort Cosworth Rally Car

Do you look at modern rally cars and think they’re a bit vanilla? Apparently, Ken Block thinks so. Thankfully he has a plan to fix this with his new race… Read More »

Pagani Looking to Venture Into the World of Electric Vehicles

Will the next supercar from Pagani be electric? According to an interview with Car and Driver with the man himself – Horacio Pagani – the answer is yes. More often… Read More »

Are Burnouts Considered Free Speech? One Maine Teenager Thinks So

Cars offer all sorts of personal expression for their owners. Most of the time they don’t pose a problem either, as long as you’re sensible. However, a Maine teenager is… Read More »

Is the Top Gear Test Track Dead? Government Approves 1,800 Homes on Dunsfold Site

Since 2002 the Top Gear Test Track, at Dunsfold in Surrey, stood among the ranks of tracks like the Nürburgring for benchmark lap times. Now that status is in jeopardy,… Read More »

This Pristine 1989 BMW M3 Sport Evo is the Ultimate E30

One of the most requested cars on GTPlanet for a little over four years was the BMW M3 (E30). With the arrival of v1.15 of GT Sport, the community rejoiced… Read More »

Volkswagen Stores Nearly 300,000 Dieselgate Vehicles in a California Boneyard

We’re quickly coming up on the three year anniversary of Dieselgate. During that time thousands of owners have ditched their vehicles in various buyback programs. So this makes us wonder,… Read More »

Autonomous Chevy Bolt Gets Slapped With a Ticket in San Francisco

When an autonomous car commits a traffic violation who’s at fault? This is the debate between General Motors’ self-driving division, Cruise, and the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). According to… Read More »

New Technology From Nvidia Blurs the Line Between Virtual and Real World Driving

Sim racing games let us experience cars we only dream about. Now, Nvidia thinks it might have a way to push that envelope. Debuting new technology at its Graphics Technology… Read More »

This 1991 Alfa Romeo SZ Shows Beauty Is Truly in the Eye of the Beholder

Italian cars are cool. They push forward what’s possible with design and typically come with a glorious engine note. While some are terrible and others unreliable, they still hold a… Read More »

Gear Up for the Start of the New F1 Season With Deals on F1 2017 and More

Looking to increase your racing game library this weekend? If you’re a PC gamer, then you’re in luck. There are deals galore on Steam and the Humble Store. Leading off… Read More »

Pure Farming 2018 Steam Review

Sim racing games are fantastic. Being able to drive everything from Japanese Kei cars to Italian exotics keeps me coming back again and again. However, like most of you, I… Read More »

See Where the Legend Began With Ayrton Senna's Toleman-Hart TG184 F1 Car

Formula 1 is no stranger to high profile drivers. From Michael Schumacher to Dan Gurney, the number of legends to get behind the wheel is staggeringly high. However, one name… Read More »

McLaren Teams up With Gandys to Make Halo Inspired Flip-Flops

The new Formula 1 halos are a source of controversy among the sport’s fans. Some say they’re ugly, while others think they don’t do enough to protect the driver. Nonetheless,… Read More »

The Hennessey Exorcist Camaro Is the Fastest Muscle Car Around, but is It Worth It?

When you have ghosts, you call the Ghostbusters. However, when you have demons, you call an exorcist. With sights set squarely on the Dodge Demon, the Hennessey Exorcist looks to… Read More »