Nissan is going to enter some of their GT-R racers in next year’s season of the Australian V8 Supercar series. The announcement means more than what first glances show. Those of you with decent memories will remember that in the early 90s Nissan entered the Australian touring car championship with the GT-R’s predecessor to quite [...]
Petrolhead, Australia. I don’t know if a city like this actually exists or not but if it did, a local holiday would be brewing about now. Why? Well because after countless rumors and warnings about the production of the Joss JP1, Australia’s first supercar was unveiled today. With the unveiling of the final aspect of [...]
The supercar game is very difficult to get into, even if you’re a company with great success on the racetracks around the world. Nobody proves this better than Joss who, in making their JP1, have had years go by to reach today’s point where just a few hurdles stand between them and production of their [...]
Australia is one of the most dangerous countries to live in the world. They don’t have a war going on but there’s quite a few animals and insects that can easily kill you. And to top that all off, if you drive a Ford or a Holden there, things can get messy as your neighbours [...]
As one of the vehicles loved by Top Gear most, the Vauxhall VXR8 is possibly the craziest four door saloon ever. The news of it coming back to Britain and being crazier than ever before will have many people rejoice at the idea of this car.
Since the Australians over at Joss have announced that they reached an agreement with a supplier for a gearbox and drive system, this being pretty much the final piece of the jigsaw production of the JP1 supercar is expected to begin soon. No actual dates of production or delivery have been published by the first [...]
It would seem that startup supercar makers are pretty much letting go of the tradition to fit Big Blocks from Detroit in their mid-engined rockets and turning to the Germans instead. The Pagani Zonda led the way with power coming from Mercedes, then the floodgates opened up and German engines found homes in stuff such [...]
The CVT or Continuously variable transmission is something that first appeared in F1 in the Williams FW14B and was so good it got banned almost instantly. Since then the CVT has seen application in production cars with great success (most notably the Nissan Murano). All of these current CVT gearboxes offered by various manufacturers such [...]