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The New TVR Will Get Gordon Murray Design And Cosworth V8 Power

Wow! This is only the greatest news in the universe. Not only does the upcoming sports car from the revived TVR use McLaren F1 impresario Gordon Murray’s iStream construction, but it also has a dry-sump Cosworth V8 up front, linked to a manual transmission. I’ve already started saving up. » 6/03/15 9:25am 6/03/15 9:25am

In Too Deep: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16v Cosworth

On a late January evening, sitting in my new-to-me college dorm room, I found myself once again talking cars (and stuff) with some of Oppositelock’s finest, in the famed Tinychat
chatroom. Only this time was a little different. This time, I was reaching out to the best of Oppo to help me source a replacement car for… » 4/21/15 10:25am 4/21/15 10:25am

The 20 Year Old Ford Escort Cosworth Is Legal And Uncrushable

In order to be legal for import, most cars have to be crash tested and given certification but one man was able to import the Ford Escort RS Cosworth with the equivalent of a video game simulation and the cars are still legal to this day. Most cars that are less than 25 years old can seized by the government and… » 3/17/15 1:00pm 3/17/15 1:00pm

Cosworth Scion FR-S Is A 230 HP Tuner Car That Won't Void The Warranty

Cosworth has announced they're moving away from supplying individual parts and moving towards full tuning setups. Their objective is to become an approved upgrade partner for manufacturers, and the first in line is Subaru's FA20 engine with the Stage 1 Power Package, good for 230 horsepower. » 5/30/14 12:45pm 5/30/14 12:45pm

Cosworth Is Sort Of Going To Make The Wild Toyobarus We Dreamed Of

The Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ have been widely hailed as some of the best (relatively) cheap, fun cars of the past few years. But they've always had one major complaint. Their engines are a bit, how shall we say, underpowered. Famed British engineering firm Cosworth aims to change that. » 5/19/14 8:00pm 5/19/14 8:00pm

Young McLaren talent beaten by future Danish computer scientist

McLaren may not have won the F1 constructors’ championship for 13 years, but it’s certainly not for the lack of young talent. Pictured here is a pedal car race for the children of Formula One people from 1969, and the girl in the top car, team founder Bruce McLaren’s three-year-old daughter Amanda, had serious… » 8/12/11 4:30pm 8/12/11 4:30pm