Parisian Prototype: Peugeot 908 HDi Nabs First LeMans Win

Will a diesel-fired showdown between Audi and Peugeot dominate this year's 24-hours-of-Le Mans? You bet your sweet glow plugs. And Peugeot this past weekend showed it's not cowed by the Audi juggernaut. Piloted by Nicolas Minassian and Marc Gene, Peugeot's V12 diesel-powered #7 908 HDi logged its first Le Mans win at… »4/16/07 9:13am4/16/07 9:13am

Sacr Peu! PSA Debuts 908 and 907 Spider Motor Racing Cars

We posted a couple of shots of Peugeot's new 908 diesel Le Mans car carelessly gleaned from our big blue screen yesterday. In the interest of reader service, we then shed shoe leather like a PCP-addled Bruce Jenner on a quest to capture images for our files and ended up running across it's li'l brudder, the 907… »9/29/06 6:30am9/29/06 6:30am

Paris Is Oil Burning: More on the Peugeot 908 RC Concept

We're gearing up for the Paris show in September, stocking up on crisp striped shirts and practicing our dismissive attitude (just kidding, guys). This morning, Peugeot fired the first conceptual shot with the 908 concept. Sure, it's as over-the-top as the 907 was, but that LeMans-ready diesel is the real show. We… »8/10/06 3:02pm8/10/06 3:02pm

Vasek Polak's Porsche Engines Recovered, Auctioned For Charity

How did we not know about this? Famed motor-racing driver, car collector and Porsche dealer Vasek Polak died in a wreck on the autobahn in 1997, leaving his estate to the Vasek and Anna Maria Polak Foundation. In 2000, a team of crack thieves absconded with a stock of NOS and rebuilt Porsche racing motors: four… »7/05/06 3:00pm7/05/06 3:00pm