XCAR happened to drop by Hennessey's shop in Southern California when two Venom GTs were in, one of which is the car that smashed the Veyron's top-speed record.
With their roots firmly in racing, the roadgoing Ford Sierra RS Cosworth and Escort Cosworths were legends in their lifetimes. Still hankered after today, XCAR took these awesome cars out on the track to see what the fuss was about.
XCAR recently filmed six BMW roadsters from the '30s to the present day. Take an exclusive look behind the scenes at how we captured it on film.
It's not easy picking one definitive driving experience from my time at XCAR, but here are some of them I'll never forget.
Not only are the folks at RPM Technik passionate about restoring and selling Stuttgart's finest, they're also building their own take on the 911 -- the CSR.
In our final video review of 2013, we talk about the all-new Mini and our time at Pagani.
In October, the team had a go in the Lotus Exige S Roadster, another in a frankly barmy Mercedes SL63 AMG, took time to remember a war hero, and had an afternoon with the Jaguar C-X75.
A marginally quieter month for the XCAR team saw us drive the new Bentley Flying Spur and tackle the Frankfurt auto show in a Porsche 911.
August was a hectic month for the XCAR team -- we played in the Peugeot 208 GTI, drove some awesome BMW Roadsters, discovered the history behind the Ford GT name, had a go in a lairy Lexus, steered the new Porsche Cayman S and had a drive in the all-new BMW 4 Series.
A month dominated by German cars, we looked at the Audi RS 6 AND R8 V10 Plus, as well as the Mercedes-Benz SL 350 and G-Class. Also, a mental buggy made an appearance.