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Since 1999, ultra-lightweight design has been playing a central role with Audi’s Le Mans prototypes (LMP). Audi said that materials, such as CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic), harbor major potential for optimizing weight. “In the space of 15 years, we’ve also achieved major progress in the area of ultra-lightweight design,” stresses Head of Audi Motorsport […]

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McLaren Automotive has finally released the final numbers, images and information relating to its hybrid McLaren P1 ahead of its global reveal nest week at the 83rd International Geneva Motor Show. The company developed what it calls a race-inspired Instant Power Assist System (IPAS).  With the help of this IPAS system, the supercar will go […]

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Volkswagen announced today it is producing its futuristic-looking, fully functional carbon-fiber two-seater vehicle that is expected to return 261 mpg. Volkswagen will name it the XL1, the same name as it has held since VW first showed it, and many speculated it might never be more than a concept. In Volkswagen’s own words, the XL1 […]

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