|SHELBY AMERICAN TO HOST 2014 SHELBY VEGAS BASH AT NEW WORLD HEADQUARTERSLas Vegas, Nev. – March 6, 2014 – Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), and Team Shelby will host the 2014 Shelby Vegas Bash at the new Shelby American World Headquarters just off the Strip. Festivities start on Monday, April 14, and run into the Mustang Club of America (MCA) 50th Birthday Celebration beginning on Thursday, April 17. This year's Vegas Bash includes a Shelby Cruise from Palm Springs to Vegas, Monday night's 'Cars Under t....|
|NEW 2015 FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY WILL DELIVER BEST-IN-CLASS HORSEPOWER, TORQUE AND TOWING CAPACITY◾Second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel boosts horsepower to a class-leading 440 horsepower; torque to class-leading 860 lb.-ft. for all models|
◾F-450 chassis upgrades raise maximum gooseneck trailer towing capacity to class-leading 31,200 pounds, fifth wheel towing capacity to class-leading 26,500 pounds, and gross combined weight rating to a class-leading 40,000 pounds
◾F-350 available with maximum towing package that increases fifth-wheel/gooseneck trailer towing capacity....
|ALL-NEW FORD F-650/F-750 ANCHORS AMERICA'S BROADEST, BEST-SELLING LINEUP OF COMMERCIAL TRUCKS◾Built Ford Tough: Fully designed and developed by Ford Truck engineers in Dearborn, robot-tested over taxing durability courses, 500,000+ miles of harsh dynamometer engine testing at extreme power levels and temperatures and built in the USA by Ford|
◾Great Value: Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine and Ford TorqShift® six-speed automatic transmission enhanced for medium-duty use with great power, performance and fuel economy, backed by unsurpassed warranty and national network of mor....
|Great history: The C-Class and motorsport•Record drive in Nardò 1983 provides the initial spark|
•Ever-present in motor racing ever since
•Safety Cars and Medical Cars for DTM and Formula 1
The career of the current C-Class as a motorsport star began with the record-breaking drive completed by the 190 E 2.3-16 model in Nardò, southern Italy (13 to 21 August 1983). This was also the first major test for the new engine with four valves per cylinder and 136 kW (185 hp). The three record-breaking cars had very similar specifications to....
|Magic moments: 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport: history at the Retro Classics show from 13 to 16 March 2014•Mercedes-Benz Classic presents highlights in the history of the DTM in hall 7 at the show in Stuttgart|
•Strong presence by the company and the brand clubs at southern Germany's leading show for automotive classics
•Fascinating dialogue between competition models and the top-of-the-line C-Class models from Mercedes-AMG
120 years of motor sport history at Mercedes-Benz also stand for twelve decades in a culture of ongoing innovation for series production cars which is fuelled by strong impul....
|AND NOW THERE ARE THREE...At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced today.|
The overall winners in all categories will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
World Car of the Year
From an initial entry lis....
|FORD F-SERIES HAS BEST FEBRUARY IN EIGHT YEARS; LINCOLN SALES INCREASE 36 PERCENT◾Ford F-Series, America's best-selling truck for 37 years, posts best February U.S. sales in eight years|
◾Continuing its momentum during the past five months, Lincoln sales increase 36 percent on strong MKZ and MKX performance
◾Ford Motor Company February U.S. sales of 183,947 vehicles decline 6 percent compared with last year; retail sales total 125,919 vehicles, down 4 percent
DEARBORN, Mich.,March. 3, 2014 – Ford Motor Company U.S. total sales of 183,947 vehicles in February are d....
|Headliners Abound At Mecum's Houston AuctionApril 10-12 Collector Car Auction Set to Feature Several Vintage Greats|
Walworth, WI - February 24, 2014 -- Mecum Auctions will amass a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres at Houston's Reliant Center this April 10-12. With outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum's third annual event is certain to be more than memorable.
The Houston event will make its way into nearly 80 milli....
|BEACH CARS STORM THE 2014 AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE'For an event like 'The Amelia' a class of beach cars is appropriate and ideal,' said Warner. 'After all, when you take a break from the concours field and sit on the veranda at the Ritz-Carlton with a cool drink in front of you, you stare at the ocean and the beach. I just wish we could find a way to make the beach part of the concours field just this once.'|
During the La Dolce Vita epoch, the ultimate European playboy's car was neither a Maserati nor a Ferrari. It arrived on sun splashed ....
|FORD MUSTANG HERO CAR FROM UPCOMING 'NEED FOR SPEED' MOVIE HEADED TO BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION BLOCK◾Ford-designed and built custom wide body Mustang used in the new movie 'Need for Speed' will be auctioned for charity|
◾All-new 2015 Ford Mustang and 2015 Ford F-150 will be on display at the auction in West Palm Beach, Fla.
◾Ford will offer ride-and-drives at the auction in vehicles from its 2014 lineup; Shelby GT500, Focus ST and Fiesta ST are primed for hot-lap experiences
A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie, 'Need for Speed,' will be auctioned off for charity by Ford....
|'NEED FOR SPEED' DIRECTOR BEHIND NEW FORD MUSTANG AD; CALLS MUSTANG A PERFECT FIT FOR HERO CAR MOVIE ROLE◾Co-branded ad for 'Need for Speed' and all-new 2015 Ford Mustang directed by Waugh debuts this weekend on TV and in theaters|
◾'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh calls Ford Mustang an ideal action movie hero car because of its power, rear-wheel drive and agile handling
◾Audiences are invited to share stories of where they would go in a Mustang at www.Ford.com/inamustang – the best stories will be made into short films
To Scott Waugh, few cars epitomize action movie hero car better than F....
|THE COUNTDOWN TO AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE NOW UNDERWAY• Auctions America kicks off its 2014 collector car calendar March 14-16 in Fort Lauderdale|
• Regarded as South Florida's premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale features nearly 500 cars spanning all segments of the collector car market
• Joining the list of previously announced feature consignments are a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird, a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz and a 1934 Packard Twelve Convertible Sedan
• Digital catalog now available for download at auctionsamerica.com
|2104 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance to Highlight Automotive Innovation• Featured Marques are Tucker '48 and Cord|
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – February 26, 2014 - The 22nd annual Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance will celebrate automotive innovation by showcasing the convergence of engineering, ingenuity, art and craftsmanship, according to Chairman Peter Kunoth. The event will be held at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Sunday September 14.
The Concours will have 20 classes, with Tucker and Cord as the featured Mar....
|Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction PreviewGooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, will hold its annual Amelia Island Auction on Friday, March 7 on the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. |
David Gooding, President and founder: 'Originality was the driving force behind our Amelia Island Auction. As always, our specialists have a keen eye for effective preservation of blue chip category cars. Many of the outstanding examples we selected for this sale are excellent ....
|PERFORMANCE TRACTION HELPS CAMARO Z/28 SOAR ON TRACK• Algorithm helps maintain momentum for faster lap times|
DETROIT – Engineers call it 'flying car' logic. On the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the Performance Traction Management system delivers faster lap times on an undulating race track by helping maintain the car's full power and momentum even if the tires briefly lose contact with the ground, in certain track conditions.
Created for track use only, the 'flying car' logic woven into the Z/28's standard PTM system integrates ....