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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 […]

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 […]