Is McLaren Trying To Keep Imported 12Cs Out Of The US?

In yet another case study in how cars are imported into the United States, a strange letter from McLaren makes it appear that the company could by trying to keep imported 12Cs out of the country in an effort to control supply. That, or American auto import regulations are even more absurd than you think. » 4/03/14 1:48pm 4/03/14 1:48pm

Petition To Import Ferrari 599 GTOs Shows Absurdity Of US Import Laws

There's a new petition sitting on the desk of the National Highway and Safety Administration to import extra Ferrari 599 GTOs into the United States. It is without a doubt pointless and uneccessary, but it happens to serve as an excellent explanation of the absurd import laws keeping some of the weirdest, coolest,… » 3/21/14 4:00pm 3/21/14 4:00pm

This Honda Type R Import Petition Is Pointless But I Signed It Anyway

There's a new petition up on Change.org calling for the government to bring the 276 hp Honda Civic Type R VTEC Turbo to America. It is utterly pointless, and here's why I signed it. » 3/12/14 3:40pm 3/12/14 3:40pm

One of 24 Ford RS200 Evolution to hit auction block

RM auctions announced this week they will be offering a 1986 Ford RS200 Evo Group B for sale at their annual Amelia Island auction being held in March. Pre sale estimates for the car are between $80,000 and $120,000 which doesn't seem bad for a Group B homologation car which can out accelerate any supercar of the era.… » 2/19/11 10:00am 2/19/11 10:00am

Best Barn Find Ever: Two Brand-New BMW E30 M3s And A Fast Ford

The RS Owners Club story begins with an amazing find: an E30 M3 with just 37 miles, yet concludes with something even more amazing: a second E30 M3 with 57 miles and, wait for it, a Ford RS200. » 3/15/10 2:15pm 3/15/10 2:15pm

Spanish Fly: Sunred SR08 GT1 Car

We again missed the Barcelona motor show due to a mixup between our trophy wives and the Spanish embassy, which wasn't anything a few hundred thousand 10-year Spanish government bonds couldn't fix. As such, we missed eyeballing Spanish motorsports firm Sunred's prototypical GT1-class racer — the SR08 — in the flesh.… » 6/28/07 7:16am 6/28/07 7:16am

Subaru Introduces 2006 Rally Homologation Impreza

Subaru released pictures of and info on its new Impreza WRX STI spec C, which the company will submit for FIA rally (Group N) homologation. Within Group N, or FIA's production-car class, a car's engine cannot be moved and the suspension and brakes must be stock. In addition, according to Sport Compact Car magazine,… » 8/17/05 3:52pm 8/17/05 3:52pm