|PRODUCTION OF THE McLAREN P1™ COMES TO AN END|
|◾375th and final example of the McLaren P1™ produced
◾Completion of the first production model in the McLaren range-topping Ultimate Series
◾First full-body visual carbon conversions now in build with McLaren Special Operations (MSO)
The final chapter in the production of the McLaren P1™ has now been written as the 375th and final example was completed, bringing the curtain down on the most technologically advanced and dynamically accomplished supercar ever made. From launch, the groundbre...[Read more...]|
|LEADING THE INDUSTRY: PORSCHE OFFERS THREE PLUG-IN HYBRID MODELS|
| ||World premiere of the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid in Paris
Stuttgart/Atlanta. The new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid celebrates its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show. It is the world's first luxury SUV to offer a plug-in hybrid drive, setting new standards in its segment. The Cayenne S E-Hybrid also makes Porsche the leading manufacturer of plug-in hybrid vehicles: Complementing the Panamera S E-Hybrid and the 918 Spyder, Porsche is the only manufacturer worldwide to offer three...[Read more...]|
|Lotus Engineering adds lightness to a Crossover Utility Vehicle|
|California Air Resources Board (CARB) publishes results of Lotus Engineering's vehicle mass reduction study on a Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV)
• Results show a total vehicle mass reduction of 31% (528.3 kg or 1,162 lbs.) and a $239 (£150 / €188) saving in overall vehicle cost.
• Body structure utilises advanced materials including high-strength steels, aluminium, magnesium and composites along with high tech joining and bonding techniques.
Following on from Lotus' successful 'Phase One'...[Read more...]|
|Limited-Edition Ford Racing History Artwork Unveiled at SEMA; Limited-Edition Print Sales to Benefit JDRF|
|•Special limited-edition Ford Racing history artwork is unveiled at the annual SEMA show as part of the Ford press conference
•Famed automotive artist Sam Bass created the artwork at the request of Edsel B. Ford II, with proceeds from sales of limited-edition autographed prints benefiting JDRF
•Drivers and Ford race vehicles featured on the special artwork include Henry Ford (Sweepstakes), Trevor Bayne (No. 21 Fusion), Dan Gurney/A.J. Foyt (Ford Mark IV), Bob Glidden (NHRA Thunderbird), Jack...[Read more...]|
|Ultra-Rare 1953 Fiat 8V Ghia Supersonic Entered in 2009 Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance|
| ||Sports car class entry adds new twist to the 30th Anniversary event's 'The Best of Detroit' theme
The futuristic, Ghia-styled 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic, one of only eight aluminum-bodied examples equipped with a 115-horsepower 2.0-liter overhead-valve 70-degree V8 Fiat engine, is among the exciting entries in the Sports Car class at the 30th anniversary Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance on August 2, 2009 in Rochester Michigan.
The 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic, celebrated by the press at its...[Read more...]|