The News

NOVEMBER 2015

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Where's the GTS-R?

HSV INSIDERS are remaining quiet on the prospect of a LS9-powered (from the C6 ZR1 Corvette, pictured) limited-edition GTS-R, however, with the GTS remaining almost untouched for Gen-F2, a special version of HSV's flagship would make sense.

$3.5m

One very expensive car

THE BUGATTI Chiron set for a Geneva Show reveal in March will reportedly cost $3.5m. An upgraded 8.0-litre W16 will make around 1100kW and 1500Nm to deliver an expected $3.5m 2.3sec 0-100km/h and 460km/h top speed

"I FEEL Z NEEDS MORE REVOLUTION THAN EVOLUTION … WE NEED TO TAKE ANOTHER PATH"

Nissan chief creative SHIRO NAKAMURA NAKAMURA-SAN last year sent hints that a 370Z replacement won’t be a coupe. Now, the GripZ concept SUV is revealed alongside a showreel of 240Z models racing.

Beaut Bent

SO THE Bentley Bentayga doesn’t look as awful as the concept, and there’s no arguing with the specs: 6.0-litre W12, 447kW/900Nm, 4.1sec 0-100km/h and 301km/h top speed. Active anti-roll bars keep it steady in corners, working with height-adjustable air suspension and dynamic and offroad modes to ensure occupants on the reclining, massaging seats are unperturbed during either bush or tarmac exploits.

Rolls Wraith goes topless

FABRIC ROOF down in 20 seconds, four massive leather pews, 780Nm V12… The latest Rolls-Royce drophead certainly proves that shade can be thrown from Dawn.

Brock ’n’ Roll

BROCK-LAND AT Dreamworld sounds cheesier than theme park fries, but a new motorsport precinct set to open on the Gold Coast will feature the largest collection of Peter Perfect’s rides… and a roller coaster. Call it 'Straya’s Ferrari World.