Muscle Up – Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak open for order

At EngageSportMode we have a fairly healthy, or possibly unhealthy, obsession with photos of muscle cars doing silly burnouts. So when Dodge showed off the new Mopar Challenger Drag Pak cars, we knew we had to feature them. Whilst you can knock America for many things, what you can’t criticise is the way the auto builders of…

The 640 bhp 200 mph 2016 Cadillac CTS-V

2014 will probably be remembered for many things, but for EngageSportMode, it’s going to be the year when American car manufacturers decided to go all out in the search for cars with ridiculous horsepower. But, after the Dodge Hellcat twins, is 640 bhp enough in this day and age? Six hundred and forty horsepower, in a four-door saloon sedan….

Volvo Polestar Racing V8 Supercar Engine – Video

A little while ago we brought you news that Volvo was set to enter the Australian V8 Supercar series for 2014, making use of the S60. Now Polestar Racing has unleashed a video showing off the unique noise of its beautifully crafted 5 litre V8 engine packing 650 bhp. Volvo could have chosen the easy route…

McLaren P1 – Just How Fast Is It?

With the first car rolling off the swanky McLaren Production Centre assembly line, the Woking firm have finally revealed the Big Mac’s performance figures. As we’re sure you’ll agree, they’re pretty staggering. So, let’s get the headline grabbing figures out-of-the-way first: 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 2.8 seconds, Top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h)…

The Nissan ZEOD RC – Is it all new?

As a break from discussing Formula 1 tyres, instead EngageSportMode examines Nissan’s new electric Le Mans challenger, and the craziest car you’ve never heard of. Is the Nissan ZEOD RC really from the 1970s? A couple of weeks ago, Nissan unveiled its new electric racing car – the ZEOD RC. Following on from 2012’s DeltaWing…

So Good They Banned It – BMW M3 GTR

Back in 2001, BMW decided to take on Porsche once and for all. The stage was the American Le Mans series; an endurance racing competition run to the same rules as the annual 24 hours event. BMW had found the E46 M3 to be outgunned by the performance of the Porsche 911 GT3-RS. The standard…