The Mountune Ford Focus RS Gets /RING TESTED

Some of you noticed an extremely fast Ford Focus chasing the Ferrari 458 Italia in the first installment of /RING TESTED. Here's that car on a hot lap around the Nürburgring showing just how fast FWD can be. » 12/20/13 3:40pm 12/20/13 3:40pm

Here's The New Civic Type R Being Lustfully Driven Around The 'Ring

The 2015 Honda Civic Type-R might be one of the best cars Honda has ever kept from us. We can plea all we want, but it's not coming. We now know it's going to pack a hot direct-injected VTEC turbo. And now WTCC driver Gabriele Taquini says it's really good. Damn. » 11/19/13 2:00pm 11/19/13 2:00pm

Watch The Nissan GT-R Nismo's 7:08 Nürburgring Lap And Be Amazed

If you're at work, creating a spreadsheet or prepping a vital organ for transplant, please put down what you're doing. This 2015 Nismo GT-R's record Nürburgring lap is worth it. » 11/19/13 9:00am 11/19/13 9:00am

Listen To The 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo Try To Set A 'Ring Record

Yesterday, Nissan shut down the Nurburgring, hired safety marshalls and set up timing beacons in order to have a very hot lap with the 2014 Nismo GT-R. It's unclear whether they succeeded with their record attempt, but the car sure noticeably different from previous prototypes. » 10/09/13 12:33pm 10/09/13 12:33pm

The Porsche 918 Spyder Is The Fastest Production Car To Lap The 'Ring

As if you hadn't already fallen in love with the Porsche 918 Spyder, the automaker announced today that the 887-hp überhybrid knocked out a Nürburgring lap time of 6:57, destroying all other production car lap times. Sehr Gut, fellas. » 9/10/13 9:31am 9/10/13 9:31am

The Porsche 918 Spyder Is Faster Than The Nissan GT-R Around The ‘Ring

Porsche claims the new 918 recorded a 7:14 time around the Nordschleife, making it two seconds faster than the eternal King of the ‘Ring, the Nissan GT-R. That's what $753,180 buys you these days. » 9/20/12 10:00am 9/20/12 10:00am

The Bugatti Veyron SS Is Going For A 'Ring Record

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the world's fastest production car, with an unchallenged top speed of 268 mph. Other cars may be faster in certain ways, but it's the king until someone knocks off its crown. » 6/14/12 10:30am 6/14/12 10:30am

McLaren MP4-12C laps Nürburgring in 7:28

McLaren Automotive released a new video claiming they ran the Nürburgring's Nordschleife in a lap time of 7:28 in the MP4-12C with Sport Auto executive editor Horst von Saurma at the wheel. It's not an official manufacturer ring run, so naturally it raises some questions, especially for those who don't know Horst… » 10/24/11 1:30pm 10/24/11 1:30pm

Watch the Camaro ZL1 lap the Nürburgring in 7:41.27

We first heard tell of those impressive numbers by way of the Twitter machine. Now, we've got the video of the Camaro ZL1's Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time (because it apparently did happen). » 10/06/11 8:59pm 10/06/11 8:59pm

Camaro ZL1 laps Nürburgring in 7:41:27

General Motors North American President Mark Reuss just claimed that the Chevy Camaro ZL1 has lapped the Nürburgring's Nordschleife in 7:41:27. That time places the upcoming top-of-the-line Camaro ZL1 a few tenths quicker than the Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV. Not bad, GM. » 10/05/11 1:30pm 10/05/11 1:30pm

Watch a Dodge Viper ACR set a new production record "Ring Run"

Earlier this month we brought you exclusive photos from the record-setting Dodge Viper ACR Nürburgring lap. Now we've got video. Enjoy the sounds of Mopar Nation smacking around the Corvette ZR1 and Lexus LFA with this blisteringly fast 7:12.13 "Ring Run." That's a record for any major automaker's car around the track. » 9/27/11 12:00pm 9/27/11 12:00pm

Watch a blisteringly fast two wheel run around the 'ring

There is no shortage of impressive and awesome in-car footage from fast cars making fast Nürburgring laps, but few can compare to the insanity of this video. » 9/18/11 12:30pm 9/18/11 12:30pm

Dodge Viper ACR sets new Nürburgring lap time of 7:12...and some change

Chrysler's SRT team went to the Nürburgring today with one mission — to kick the ever-living crap out of the Lexus LFA and the Corvette ZR1. They succeeded. The 2010 Dodge Viper ACR set a new major automaker production car (excluding artisanal automakers like Gumpert and Radical) record run of the Nordschleife in just… » 9/14/11 9:45pm 9/14/11 9:45pm

Watch an electric Toyota race car break a Nürburgring record

A Radical race car powered by a Toyota all-electric powertrain just broke the Nürburgring electric-car lap record of 59 hours (kidding, 9 minutes 1.338 secs), lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 47.794 seconds. That's about the same as the BMW M3 GTS. » 8/30/11 2:00pm 8/30/11 2:00pm

Lexus LFA phones in 7:22 Nürburgring run

Apparently, this video of a video shows a Lexus LFA kind of easing its way around the Nürburgring in 7:22 ahead of the ADAC 24-hour race this past weekend. That's just over a tenth of a second slower than a Corvette Z06. Not bad for a warmup lap. » 6/27/11 4:30pm 6/27/11 4:30pm

Ride along on the fastest FWD lap the Nürburgring has ever seen

Renault broke their own 'Ring record this past week when they recorded a very impressive 8:07.79 around the Nordschleife. The time was good enough to make Renault's new Megane RS Trophy the fastest production spec FWD car to ever lap the Nürburgring. While watching the record setting lap we had to keep reminding… » 6/18/11 2:00pm 6/18/11 2:00pm

BMW 1M laps 'Ring in 8 minutes, 15 seconds

SportAuto's dance with the BMW 1M at Nürburgring produced a lap of 8:15. Which is OK, but not as fast as might be expected. The culprit: Too-firm suspension. Still, it beat out the RS3 and Cayman S. Not too shabby. » 6/17/11 3:30pm 6/17/11 3:30pm

Watch the 2012 Corvette ZR1 shave six seconds off Nürburgring lap time

Check out the view from the driver's seat as the 2012 Corvette ZR1 makes its way around the famed Nürburgring. Corvette engineer Jim Mero recorded a blisteringly fast lap time of 7:19.63 behind the wheel. Let's find out how that stacks up against the competition? » 6/09/11 10:30am 6/09/11 10:30am

Peugeot electric car laps Nürburgring in record time

With Stéphane Callet at the helm, the sexy electric Peugeot EX1 concept completed a lap on the 'Ring in a record (for an electric car) time of 9:01.338, roughly as fast as a Chevy Cobalt SS Turbo. » 4/29/11 2:30pm 4/29/11 2:30pm

BMW 1 Series M Rounds Nürburgring Slower than Audi TT-RS

You're wondering how fast the new BMW 1 Series M can get around Germany's Nürburgring, right? BMW isn't talking, but some who've witnessed a timed run have an answer. And it's good news for Audi. Read on. » 12/13/10 10:00am 12/13/10 10:00am