|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....
|Don Panoz Named Grand Marshal of the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'EleganceDon Panoz, whose business interests range from automotive development and racing to international resorts and pharmaceutical breakthroughs, has been named Grand Marshal of the 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance to be held at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Sunday, September 14.|
Panoz builds high-end race and sports cars at his Braselton, Georgia factory and has owned storied race tracks like Sebring, Road Atlanta and Mosport International. His cars won th....
|THE NEW AMG 4.0-LITER V8 BITURBO ENGINEPowerful, innovative and efficient|
July 25, 2014 - Affalterbach -- Mercedes-AMG presents a new technological masterpiece: the AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine is a new development at the sporting heart of the new Mercedes-AMG GT car. This innovative eight-cylinder unit stands out for its sublime power delivery, the purposeful lightweight construction, as well as its high efficiency and environmental compatibility. With peak power of up to 375 kW (503hp) and maximum torque of up t....
|ASTON MARTIN CONFIRMS BESPOKE SUPER SALOON: THE FINEST OF FAST CARS◾Exclusive super saloon sees return of evocative Lagonda nameplate|
◾Innovative special project champions exclusivity
◾Strictly limited series production from early 2015
25 July 2014, Gaydon: Aston Martin is today confirming a bespoke product programme for a new super saloon that will see the revival of the historic Lagonda nameplate in a strictly limited series.
As has traditionally been the case, the Lagonda badge will once again sit proudly on a luxurious and exclusive super s....
|MORE THAN 550 DODGE VIPER ENTHUSIASTS HEAD TO DETROIT FOR A SPECIAL OPEN HOUSEJuly 17, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The throaty exhaust note of the Dodge Viper's mighty 640-horsepower V-10 engine will be roaring around the city of Detroit this weekend, as more than 550 loyal Viper enthusiasts are heading to the home of the Viper for a special Open House at several Chrysler Group facilities, where they will be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at where and how their American exotic hand-crafted vehicles are built and then put the cars through their paces.|
|SALUTE TO STYLE, POWERED BY GLORIOUS ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN ENGINES◾From a Rolls-Royce Handlye Special to a Spitfire and a high-tech speedboat: Salute to Style gathers the many applications of the original Merlin engine, a piece of British history and engineering|
◾Power and beauty on the road, water and in the air
The Capital's bijoux summer party, Salute to Style at The Hurlingham Club, presents a trio of displays that share the same historic powerplant to propel them on air, road and water.
A hand-built Handlye Special Rolls-Royce, sporting the 27-litr....
|TIMELESSLY ALLURING: 25 YEARS OF THE BMW 8 SERIESMunich. It was streets ahead of its time at launch and maintains an ageless glow to this day, yet a glance at the calendar reveals the disarming truth: 25 years have passed since the BMW 8 Series was presented to the world at large for the first time. The car's international fan community duly came together last weekend at its Bavarian birthplace to celebrate the anniversary, with events including a spectacular parade of 120 cars at the BMW Group headquarters highlighting their collective....|
|RONART'S LIGHTNING V8 GT AND GORDON MURRAY-DESIGNED ROCKET BRING BACK THE SIXTIES AT THE HURLINGHAM CLUB◾GT models and GP racers from the Sixties' motoring era inspire style and design of rare models at the Capital's summer party |
An interpretation of classic lines and evocative times in British design and engineering: the Lightning V8 GT and Gordon Murray's 'cult' model Rocket are among the rare and unusual privately-owned motoring objets d'art displayed at the newest luxury event in London, Salute to Style at The Hurlingham Club.
An entirely British project started in the late Nineties, th....
|THE LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS REBORN◾Jaguar is to build six brand new 'Lightweight' E-types – the 'missing' six Lightweights that were never built from the intended 18-car series|
◾The Jaguar brand's first ever 're-creation' project, the all-aluminum cars, will be assigned the six remaining chassis numbers which were originally allocated in 1963
◾All six vehicles will be built as perfect reproductions and to the exact specifications of the original 12 cars first produced in 1963
◾The first new Lightweight E-type will make its pu....