crankandpiston.com puts the new Renault Clio R.S. 200 Turbo through its paces on one of its favourite stretches of winding tarmac, Jebel Hafeet. It’s 5am, the crankandpiston.com team is a stone’s throw from Jebel Hafeet’s oft-visited stretch of winding, mountainous tarmac, and the air... Read more
How to build the world’s most powerful 2-litre fo...
Mercedes’ CLA 45 AMG gets a massive 355bhp from its 2-litre engine. How? A few years ago, car manufacturers started introduced a new generation of 2-litre, four-cylinder powered cars that, for the first time, had a power output of more than 200bhp. “This is... Read more
Lexus to unveil new track-focused car. Detroit Motor Sh...
It’s a new F-badged Lexus. But what kind? Lexus is preparing to unveil a new track-focused car, complete with a performance F badge, at the Detroit Motor Show next month. The company is being tight-lipped on exactly what the car is, but it’s released... Read more
Range Rover Sport SVR in Action
The new Range Rover Sportier takes to the track. Mostly sideways. There’s a new Range Rover Sport, one that’s ever sportier than before. The Range Rover Sport SVR has 552bhp from its 5-litre V8, and 501lb ft, but there’s more than just power... Read more
McLaren 650S GT3. Inside the machine
The McLaren 650S GT3 made its competitive debut at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours. crankandpiston.com decided to dive in for a close look. As is often the case when it releases a new model, McLaren already had an enormous benchmark in place when it... Read more
This year, the region’s 2014/2015 motorsport season welcomes a new addition. Alongside the already established Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup Middle East, Radical Middle East Cup and Formula Gulf 1000 race series,...
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