An electric car known as the T.27 created by the McLaren F1 supercar road car designer Gordon Murray has been unveiled. Three prototypes of the T.27 model will be developed over the next 16 months.
The manufacturing process as well as the performance of the car will be aimed at being environment friendly. Called iStream (don’t know why everyone likes to put an i in front of everything these days!), its manufacturing process has received £9m of investment, half of which came from the government’s Technology Strategy Board.
Ferrari’s latest entry supercar, the 458 Italia is officially the Ferrari F430’s successor. There is certainly no need for us to tell you which has the x factor. The Ferrari 458 Italia is powered by a direct-injected V8 that pumps out 568hp and 398 lb-ft of torque, 0-60mph happens in just 3.4-seconds – its no joke! Check out the full gallery:
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Vicki Butler-Henderson from Fifth Gear takes the all new Ferrari California hardback convertible (yes, Ferrari’s first!) out for a road test. This supercar is powered by a monsterous 4.3L V8 engine providing the California with 453hp, it’s also got the new F1 style 7-speed dual clutch transmission behind the steering wheel.
Watch the video after the jump…
The guy in shades featured above is dutch kids TV presenter Leon Krijgsman, seen driving through the streets in a Ferrari F1 racer is in fact driving a real life working kart made of Lego! Comprised of 80,000 Lego bricks, this 1:8 scale Ferrari F1 racer was unveiled in the Netherlands for a special Lego event that started last week.
If you’re a big Lego fan like me, you must be really jealous of Leon right now, fortunately I couldn’t find a video of him driving, because that would make me feel even worse!
A few more pics below…