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David Brown Automotive Announces Specifications of First Car

- Supercharged 5.0-litre V8, 510PS/ 625Nm, 6-speed automatic – 0-60 mph (0-100km/h) in 4.6 (4.8) seconds; top speed 155 mph (248 km/h), limited – Chassis based on Jaguar XKR, bespoke and original exterior and interior design All-new, British luxury automotive brand, David Brown Automotive, has announced the outline specifications of its first car and given […]

RM Auctions: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Sets New Arizona Auction Record at RM’s $45.5 Million Two-Day Sale

· RM Auctions 15th annual Arizona sale generates more than $45.5 million in sales with 85 percent of all lots sold · Two-day sale features exceptional offering of 125 automobiles, one boat and one motorcycle · Ten automobiles achieve million-dollar plus results with multiple new auction records set · Top-seller: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB […]

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is Most Capable, Ever

- Enters supercar territory with race-proven design, advanced technologies and world-class performance – With track-focused Z07 performance package, 2015 Corvette Z06 delivers faster lap times than 2013 Corvette ZR1 – First Corvette Z06 to offer supercharged engine, removable roof panel and available paddle-shift automatic transmission DETROIT – Chevrolet today introduced the most track-capable Corvette in […]

Made in Britian: All-New, Luxury British Sports Car Brand Set for Launch in 2014

An all-new, British luxury automotive brand is to be launched in April 2014, promising to refresh the classic British sports car, for the 21st Century. Successful British businessman and car enthusiast, David Brown, has created a brand in his own name – David Brown Automotive – to deliver his vision for a new take on […]

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Priced at $75,000

DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced the 2014 Camaro Z/28 will go on sale this spring with a suggested retail price of $75,000, including a $995 destination charge, but excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees. The new Z/28 is offered in five exterior colors – Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and […]

Mopar to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Iconic 426 HEMI in 2014

Mopar Unveils Logo, Special Product Line and Plans Marketing Events – 2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI® – Mopar unveils 50th anniversary HEMI logo celebrating the iconic engine – Engine made its legendary debut in February 1964 by dominating the Daytona 500 – A version of the […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I Over the next few weeks you’re going to hear more about a new system called “V2V,” which stands for “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications for Safety.” It’s the latest electronic gadgetry that the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance

- All-new sophisticated design clearly inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage evolved to attract wider array of customers and expand global market availability – Mustang now available with three engines offering a broader power of choice – a more powerful 5.0-liter V8, a 3.7-liter V6 and an all-new fuel-efficient 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine – Mustang […]

Track-capable Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Validated at Nürburgring

- Z/28 undergoes 10 hours or 1,000 miles of testing at Nordschleife – Fastest lap completed in 7:37.40 in rainy conditions DETROIT – Chevrolet revealed a video of the all-new, 2014 Camaro Z/28 lapping Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s most prestigious sports cars. The Z/28’s […]

Chevrolet Wins 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series DP Engine Manufacturers’ Championship

Chevrolet Wins 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers’ Championship for the Second Consecutive Year LAKEVILLE, Conn. – For the second consecutive year, Chevrolet has won the GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype (DP) Engine Manufacturers’ Championship. Today’s win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort […]