|Legendary Tucker Automobiles on Display at 2012 Glenmoor Gathering|
| Several 1948 Tucker Automobiles will be part of the show field at the 2012 Glenmoor Gathering, including an unrestored Tucker from the Gilmore Car Museum Collection (above). A total of 51 cars were built before production stopped and most of them survive today. The distinctive car-the brainchild of Preston Tucker-was designed by Alex Tremulis.
In all, more than 200 vintage and classic American and European automobiles and motorcycles will be on the show field. The motorcycle class will feature classic 1928-48 American motorcycles. There will also be a display of 'mini' cars, steam-powered cars, Allard automobiles, early supercharged cars and a unique class- 'The Trans Atlantics'- automobiles with European and U.K. coachwork with American engines.
The 2012 weekend activities will include the Passport Transport Countryside Tour, cocktail party and Gala Dinner, cooking demonstrations, a Junior Judges' program and other family activities. Two of the weekend highlights will be automotive seminars; a design seminar will be hosted by artist Peter Maier while Wayne Carrini of 'Chasing Classic Cars' and noted collector Ralph Marano will team up to discuss how to buy a collector car. During the 2012 concours automotive art by a variety of artists will displayed and on sale. Several automotive authors will also be in attendance to sell and autograph their books.
|Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles|
The 17th Annual Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles was held in mid-September at the historic Glenmoor Country Club near Canton, Ohio. This year's features included Avant Grade: Early Front-Wheel Drive, Sixteen Cylinder Motorcars and the Automobiles of Darrin, including a group of 1938-42 Packard Darrin automobiles.
These three featured groups were joined by several other categories which accounted for over 200 classic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles on the show field. Other weekend activities included a Countryside Tour, automotive seminars, cocktail party and Gala Dinner....
|Russo and Steele Collector Car Auctions Kicks off 2014 in a Big Way with Outstanding Results and New World Records at ScottsdalePhoenix, Arizona (January 22, 2014) – At Russo and Steele Collector Car Auctions, we are thrilled to announce the achievement of outstanding results and world-record sales at our January 15-19 Scottsdale, Arizona Sports and Muscle auction event. Throughout the event's five action-packed days, beautiful weather helped draw record attendance numbers, estimated at 35% higher than 2013 levels. At the time of writing, preliminary sale results exceeding $21 million were generated with a very st....|
| LISTER MOTOR COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW 60th ANNIVERSARY BROCHURE AS THE ORDER BOOKS BEGIN TO FILL• New 60th Anniversary Lister Jaguar brochure now available |
• 50 per cent of 2014 production already sold
• First cars to be delivered in April, 2014
• Road-going variant to be offered at £259,000 + tax
• Race-going version to be £249,000 + tax.
Following the recently announced purchase of the Lister Motor Company in May 2013, the company is delighted to announce that it has now published its 60th Anniversary Lister Jaguar brochure, which fully outlines the specifications for its fantasti....
| COMPETITION BLUE CHOSEN AS WINNER OF ‘SRT VIPER COLOR CONTEST'November 14, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Fans have voted and today Chrysler Group's SRT brand has announced that Competition Blue wins as the designation for the new exterior color on the 2014 SRT Viper. Patryk Skarzynski from Chicago submitted Competition Blue in the 'SRT Viper Color Contest.' More than 11,000 names for the new blue exterior paint color were submitted and Skarzynski was the first to submit Competition Blue as an entry in the contest.|
In addition to having his name be....
| FIAT 500E AND SRT VIPER HONORED AT RUEDAS ESPN AWARDSNovember 8, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Spanish-language automotive radio show Ruedas ESPN to name the all-new fully electric 2013 Fiat 500e 'Best Electric Vehicle' and the all-new SRT Viper 'Best Sport Vehicle' at the 2013 Ruedas ESPN Awards in Miami.|
The Fiat 500e offers all the amenities and iconic style of the 'Cinquecento,' while also offering a zero-emissions design. The SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand enhances the iconic SRT Viper with all-new interior and exte....
| KIA MOTORS AMERICA ELECTRIFIES LAS VEGAS WITH MUSIC-DRIVEN SOULS AT SEMAInspired by the Eclectic World of Contemporary Music, Kia Partners with RIDES Magazine and Popular Mechanics to Open the Show in Amplified Fashion|
◾Five 2014 Souls debut with live mobile performances, featuring a cutting-edge DJ station and a pro-sound-quality, plug-in-ready amplifier on wheels
◾NBC's The Voice and Vans Warped Tour are represented with their own themed Soul urban hatchbacks
◾A rolling music museum Soul pays homage to the art form with memorabilia spanning multiple genr....
| Performance Figures For The Mclaren P1™ Confirmed As The First Customer Car Is Delivered◾0-100 km/h (62 mph) sprint in just 2.8 seconds|
◾Braking from 100 km/h to zero takes just 30.2 metres – less than a third of the recognised stopping distance
◾The McLaren P1™ reaches 300 km/h (186 mph) in 16.5 seconds – a full 5.5 seconds quicker than the iconic McLaren F1
◾Bespoke tyres and braking system, developed in conjunction with technical partners Pirelli and Akebono, ensure optimised performance
◾First customer takes delivery of groundbreaking McLaren P1™ from company's headquarters....
| NAME THE NEW VIPER COLOR AND WIN A TRIP TO THE 2014 ROLEX 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA◾SRT® brand to host 'The SRT Viper Color Contest' that enables fans to name an official new exterior color for the 2014 Viper|
◾Grand prize winner will win a trip to the '2014 Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona' at Daytona International Speedway in Jan. 2014 as a VIP guest of SRT Motorsports
◾Participants can enter 'The SRT Viper Color Contest' online via www.driveSRT.com
October 17, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Chrysler Group's Street and Racing Technology (SRT®) brand is giving someone a....
| NISSAN'S LEGENDARY TAKUMI: FOUR MASTER CRAFTSMEN WHO HAND-BUILD EVERY NISSAN GT-R ENGINE• Automaker continues pursuit of innovation and excellence|
IRVINE, Calif. - In Japan, the term takumi is used to describe a master craftsman who has perfected his skills over years of painstaking work and dedication. It is reserved for those who are at the very top of their profession. At Nissan's expansive engine factory in Yokohama, four men have been designated as takumi. They are the sole assemblers of the engines that power one of the most heralded sports cars in automotive....