According to Heinz-Jakob Neusser – the former head of Powertrain Development of Volkswagen – there is virtually zero chance of Porsche using flat eight engines for their future Porsche 911 models. There were rumors about Porsche considering the use of those engines, but according to Nessuer they are simply too big for that. “We have been in the pre-development phase with an engine like this, but we never did it” – he said.
Dodge is dusting off the American Club Racer badge, affixing it to the most extreme, track-honed snake to ever roll out of the Connor Avenue assembly plant. Meet the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR. It’s astounding.