Category Archives: News

The Renault Sport R.S. 01

After lots of teasing Renault has finally released pictures, video-gamey style video and specifications of its spectacular Renault Sport R.S 01 that will make up a large part of the French manufacturer’s motorsport plans in the near future, including being the basis of its own one-make racing series. ...

Hear OVERSTEER talk nonsense!

Hear OVERSTEER talk nonsense!
We have done our first podcast! Well… sort of… On a recent Ford event I was a invited to be a guest on the NZ Tech Podcast by host Paul Spain who was also attending. We talk about car-related tech stuff, some non-car gadgets and about the reason we were there – a visit to Ford Australia to tour their design, engineering and testing facilities in Melbourne. Click here to give it a listen online, or even better, subscribe to the NZ Tech Podcast by clicking here. You can also ...

So much want…

So much want…
Silverstone Auctions is set to put “one of Europe’s finest collections of road going classic cars to come to market” on the block at The Salon Privé Sale on September 4th in London. Henry Pearman, the founder and CEO of Eagle (apparently “the world’s premier” Jaguar E-Type specialist, and looking at their website, we would have to agree with them…), is the man behind this unique collection of luscious machinery. Sweet Jesus, just look at what is in ...

BLAST FROM THE… umm… PRESENT: Lightweight Jaguar E-Type

When Jaguar announced it was going to build the final six lightweight E-Types it started building in the 1960s and then, well, forgot to finish the run, we here at OVERSTEER were interested, but not that excited. That was until we saw the finished product. Then we realised it wasn’t a product, it was a living, breathing (cars breath!) automotive work of art. Now we are excited. If you aren’t excited by the idea of Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operation’s department using ...

PRESS RELEASE: Race To The Sky returns!

PRESS RELEASE: Race To The Sky returns!
Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell today (August 13, 2014) announced New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky motorsport hill climb will return next year under new management after an eight year hiatus. Held in the Cardrona Valley near Wanaka, the high-profile event ...

Short but sweet; the Renault Sport R.S.01

One make racing series star and a sexy new sports car, the Renault R.S.01 has finally been revealed, sort of, in this short video teaser (and the photo below) from Renault. We think it looks pretty sexy, what do you think?