Camaro 1LE Laps Virginia International Raceway in 2:58.34
| The 2013 road-racing inspired Chevrolet Camaro 1LE, with Camaro engineer Aaron Link behind the wheel, lapped the famed Virginia International Raceway (VIR) 'Grand Course' in 2:58.34 – a time previously accomplished by only the upper echelon of performance cars.
The $3,500 1LE package is available on Camaro 1SS and 2 SS coupes, with a manual transmission. A Camaro 1SS with the 1LE package starts at $37,035, including destination, making it one of the most affordable, most capable performance cars offered by any manufacturer.
'The Camaro 1LE combines the best elements of the SS and the ZL1 with a focus on handling,' said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer. 'We optimized every part of the SS for improved track driving, including gear ratios, suspension tuning, and chassis mounts. The result really brings the Camaro SS alive at every turn – whether you're carving through your favorite backroads or working on lap times on the track.
'Best of all, the Camaro 1LE is $10,000 less than its nearest competitor,' Oppenheiser said. 'For drivers looking for an affordable way to get on the track, what they save with the 1LE will the cover a lot of days at the track.'
| ALL-NEW 2014 FIAT 500L EXPANDS FIAT BRAND'S PRODUCT LINEUP AND COMMITMENT TO INNOVATIVE AND VALUE-LOADED ITALIAN CARS◾Loaded with value: all-new 2014 Fiat 500L arrives to FIAT studios this June with a starting price of $19,100 and four well-equipped models|
◾Leveraging: taking the FIAT brand's DNA, the all-new Fiat 500L expands the appeal of the iconic 500 while adding two more doors plus best-in-class interior volume (120.1 cu. ft.) providing comfortable accommodations for five passengers
◾Large: a Fiat 500 designed on the new 'small-wide' vehicle architecture for 27 inches more length, plus six inches more ....
|Audi announces 2014 Model Year vehicles and pricing• Audi momentum continues with multiple new and freshened models for the 2014 Model Year|
• The introduction of the Audi RS 7, SQ5,expansion of the R8 model line, and the addition of four new TDI® clean diesel models highlights a robust choice of new product offerings
Audi today announced its complete lineup for the 2014 Model Year, including full line pricing and numerous vehicle additions and enhancements.
Continuing its growth strategy with a focus on balanced performance solutions – ....
| 2013 Kia Optima And Sportage Earn Autopacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards◾17th annual AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards identifies most satisfying cars in the market and helps consumers make informed purchase decisions|
◾Survey measured responses from more than 52,000 new-vehicle owners
IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2013 – Two of Kia Motors America's (KMA) most popular models were recently named to AutoPacific's annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA). The 2013 Optima sedan was named most satisfying Mid-Size Car and the sporty 2013 Sportage was heralded ....
|Goodyear Offers Answer To Drivers In High-Growth Performance Tire SegmentAKRON, Ohio, June 10, 2013 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT), which has long provided innovative products for sports car and motorsports enthusiasts, has introduced its newest performer, the Eagle Sport All-Season. Initial sizes of the new Eagle tire are available at thousands of retail outlets, with a full lineup of 47 sizes offered by the end of 2013.|
The full range of tire sizes will allow Goodyear to offer Eagle Sport All-Season fitments for everything from Honda Ac....
| Volkswagen Passat Tdi® Clean Diesel Attempts To Set World Record For Fuel Economy Around The Lower 48 U.S. States• Volkswagen of America bids to beat the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the 'lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car' |
Herndon, VA - Volkswagen of America announced today that it will challenge the existing GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement for the 'lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car.' Two drivers will pilot a 2013 Passat TDI® Clean Diesel, leaving from and returning to Volkswagen's Herndon, Va. headquarters. This 8,000-mi....
| 2014 CHEVROLET SS PRICED AT $44,470DETROIT – The suggested retail price for the 2014 Chevrolet SS sports sedan is $44,470, including a $995 destination charge, Chevrolet announced today. Title and license fees are extra. The SS goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2013.|
The U.S.-exclusive SS – Chevrolet's first rear-drive performance sedan since 1996 – comes well-equipped in only one model, with a power-operated sunroof ($900) and full-size spare tire ($500) as the only options.
'The all-new SS is engineered for per....
| Sierra Trailering Tech Enhances Safety And PerformanceDETROIT – Six in 10 full-size pickup owners use their trucks for trailering, according to General Motors' survey data. Along with class-leading trailing capacities, the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 offers that majority of customers a full suite of trailering technologies that aid everything from acceleration to safety and braking.|
'Trailering is a fundamental capability that customers invest in and depend on when they purchase a truck,' said Tony DiSalle, vice president of GMC Marketin....