Archive for May, 2013

Chevrolet Performance Rides Again with Hot Rod Power Tour®

Weeklong road trip led by ‘Long Haul’ of Hot Wheels® 1967 Camaro Concept DETROIT – A caravan of Chevrolet high-performance production and concept vehicles will be led by the Hot Wheels® 1967 Camaro Concept at the start of the Hot Rod Power Tour® – the weeklong road trip that kicks off the summer cruising season […]

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Cranks Out 460 Horsepower

SAE certifications confirm new Corvette has most powerful standard engine ever DETROIT – The 2014 Corvette Stingray’s all-new LT1 6.2L V-8 engine is SAE-certified at 460 horsepower (343 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 465 lb-ft of torque (630 Nm) at 4,600 rpm, with the available performance exhaust system, Chevrolet announced today. The Stingray is SAE-certified […]

Stephen Cox: Indy 500 Success Built on Thin Ice

The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 was widely lauded as a tremendously entertaining event. The grandstands were nearly full, every fourth lap or so produced a new leader, and Tony Kanaan became the most popular winner in years. So I’m sitting high in Turn 3 with my two sons, enjoying the cool refreshment of […]

Jim Harbaugh to Pace Indy 500 in 2014 Corvette Stingray

INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, will drive the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car to lead the pack of 33 racers to the start of the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, this Sunday. Harbaugh, who took the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2012, is no […]

Aston Martin Wows the Crowds at Nürburgring 24 Hour

Aston Martin’s global centenary celebration programme powered into Germany yesterday (Sunday 19 May) as the great British sports car maker marked its first 100 years with a 100-plus car parade at the Nordschleife. Just ahead of the start of the 41st ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours a cavalcade of more than 100 Aston Martin sports […]

Italian Sports and Racing Exotics Head to RM’s Eagerly Anticipated Monterey Sale

· RM Auctions announces stunning early roster of blue-chip Italian exotics for its flagship Monterey sale, August 16–17 in California · No less than 21 Ferraris already consigned alongside two spectacular Maseratis · Eight Ferraris offered without reserve from the Estate of William H. Tilley · Additional highlights include a 1931 Duesenberg Model SJ Murphy […]

Million Dollar Muscle Cars At Mecum’s 26th Spring Classic In Indy

Record-Setting Mustangs Top All Sales at Largest Muscle Car Auction in the World Walworth, WI – “Go Baby Go” was the buzz phrase of the week and the talk of the town in Indianapolis during Dana Mecum’s 26th Original Spring Classic, May 14-19, 2013 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds as eyes from around the globe […]

Auctions America’s Auburn Fall Weekend Offers Outstanding Collection of Mr. Edward Ewing At No Reserve

· Auctions America’s Auburn Fall weekend to offer the noted collection of Mr. Edward Ewing at no reserve · A Labor Day weekend tradition, sale held annually during the world-famous Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival · Additional early highlights include select automobiles from several respected private collections · Frequently updated list of entries available online at […]

Aston Martin’s Radical CC100 Speedster Concept Breaks Cover

Aston Martin is celebrating its centenary in world-class style with the debut today (19 May) of the exceptional CC100 Speedster Concept. Created as a stunning celebration of the great British brand’s 100 years of sports car excellence the one-off CC100 looks both to the past and the DBR1 – Aston Martin’s greatest sporting triumph on […]

Auctions America’s Highly Successful Auburn Spring Weekend Attracts Global Interest

· Auctions America generates more than $5.7 million in sales at annual Auburn Spring event, May 9 – 11 · Top-seller: 1930 Packard 745 Dual Cowl Phaeton realizes $198,000 · Auction attracts interest from global audience with one-third of bidders representing new clientele · Inaugural AACA Central Division National Spring Meet a resounding success · […]