|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|Aston Martin Vantage GT4 Takes Maiden North American Win|
|Gaydon, 29 August 2013 - Aston Martin's Vantage GT4 competition car, run by TRG-AMR North America, claimed its first North American race win last weekend at Sonoma Raceway, California, while the team's V12 Vantage GT made an encouraging debut.
American driver Brandon Davis guided the #27 Vantage GT4 to victory in round 13 of the Pirelli World Challenge after starting from second on the grid. Having made a bold move for the lead on lap 19, Davis maintained his advantage to the chequered...[Read more...]|
|Lcp 2000 - Yesterday's Future Turns 30|
|Lightweight materials, alternative fuels, extremely low fuel consumption - key words for the car of today. Yet, these were the very properties that formed the basis for the LCP 2000, Light Component Project. This was a concept car study aimed at the future and the environment, presented by Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars) in the late spring of 1983, 30 years ago.
The idea for the LCP was born in 1979, partly out of an electric car study which Volvo Cars did in 1976 led by genial engineer Ro...[Read more...]|
|The Mercedes Benz S Class: automobile comfort of the highest standard|
|• S Class: the epitome of automobile comfort
• Every generation of vehicles provides ground-breaking solutions to the expectations of customers with regard to comfort
The history of the Mercedes Benz S Class shows that automobile comfort is far more than just a luxurious ambiance, size and performance. In fact it is far more the intelligent support of the driver and passengers through innovative technical solutions providing answers to current questions and requirements which contribute to t...[Read more...]|
|Triple-Podium For Aston Martin At the Nurburgring 24 Hours|
|During a weekend in which the ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours proved that it's still every bit as challenging as ever, Aston Martin has successfully conducted a valuable testing exercise for its new-for-2012 V12 Vantage GT3 racing car, whilst its engineering department and customer race teams racked up three podium finishes across two classes.
In partnership with its motorsport arm, Aston Martin Racing, and long-standing partner team, Young Driver AMR, Aston Martin entered a pair of V12 Van...[Read more...]|