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Power Play: Chevrolet Camaro Engines through the Years

Five generations represent evolution of American performance DETROIT – Chevrolet Camaro has tracked the rise, fall and resurgence of American performance for nearly 50 years, making it a bellwether of horsepower. Since its 1967 introduction, the Camaro’s engine output has ranged from a low of 88 horsepower to a peak of 580, as the pony […]

Sotheby’s Acquires an Ownership Interest in RM Auctions, the World’s Leading Auctioneer Of Premium Collectible Automobiles

First RM Sotheby’s Sale To Take Place In Amelia Island, Florida, 14 March 2015 NEW YORK – Sotheby’s and RM Auctions are pleased to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership as Sotheby’s acquires a 25 percent ownership interest in the world’s foremost collector car auctioneer, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s. […]

Mopar Recognizes 27 Service Technicians with ‘Top Tech’ Honors

Mopar ‘Top Tech’ Program honors technicians who provide an elite level of service at FCA LLC US dealerships 27 FCA US technicians selected for recognition as a Mopar ‘Top Tech’ from more than 20,000 eligible participants Recipients awarded with a trip and tour of FCA US headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan Winners also honored at […]

Ford Celebrates Official Launch of All-New Mustang Going Global – Iconic Pony Car En Route to Asia

Ford celebrates the official launch of export of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang to customers around the world Mustang is available in more than 100 markets in both left- and right-hand-drive configurations Ford is a top U.S. exporter of automobiles, which supports American jobs The iconic Mustang is officially going global. For the first time […]

Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built Coming to U.S., Canada Later This Year

A combination of changes to aerodynamics and suspension tuning to the new Shelby® GT350R Mustang leads to most race-ready road-legal Mustang ever Significant engineering innovations result in weight savings, aero improvements to benefit on-track performance; Ford is the first major automaker to introduce carbon fiber wheels as standard equipment on Shelby GT350R Mustang New Shelby […]

Ford GT Wins EyesOn Design Prize for Best Production Vehicle at 2015 North American International Auto Show

All-new Ford GT – propelled by most powerful EcoBoost® production engine ever making 600-plus horsepower – wins coveted EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle GT supercar represents Ford’s commitment to innovation through performance; advanced, lightweight composites will serve company’s entire future product lineup EyesOn Design winners selected by current and former design chiefs at […]

All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger Earns Five-Star Overall Safety Rating From U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

2015 Dodge Challenger coupe earns five stars overall, the highest possible score in NHTSA’s safety rating program More than 70 safety and security features, including new for 2015 class-exclusive Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection All-new 2015 Dodge Challenger starts at $26,995 (excluding tax, destination and title) Auburn […]

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 […]