|GENUINE 427 COBRA, FERRARI F40 AND EX-McQUEEN EL CAMINO SS 396 AMONG LATEST HIGHLIGHTS FOR AUCTIONS AMERICA'S CALIFORNIA SALE|
|• Final countdown underway to Auctions America's Burbank, California sale, July 31 – August 2
• Anticipation mounting for the multi-day sale with all 400 entry slots now filled
• Recently secured highlights include a stunning 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra, a 1990 Ferrari F40 and the ex-Steve McQueen 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 396
• Sale also features 49 vehicles from a private Southern California Collection
• Exclusive, live television coverage of the sale to air on NBCSN (NBC Sports Network) Frid...[Read more...]|
|A New Event From Concorso Italiano|
|You may have seen something on Facebook. You may have heard something from a friend. But here it is, the formal announcement that the new Desert Concorso is coming to Palm Desert this coming March. The event will be at beautiful and quaint Shadow Mountain Resort, only a few blocks away from the spectacular shops on El Paseo Drive—commonly referred to as 'the Rodeo Drive of the desert'.
The Desert Concorso will feature all of the beautiful Italian cars you've experienced at Concorso Italian...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF PASSAT 1.8T MODELS, CELEBRATES TURBO DIRECT-INJECTION ENGINE LEADERSHIP|
|Passat 1.8T priced from $20,895 for S model: gains 3 mpg on EPA highway estimated fuel economy over outgoing 2.5 model
Herndon, VA - Having launched the new EA888 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine in the Jetta lineup and in the Passat 1.8T SEL Premium, Volkswagen of America has announced pricing for the remainder of the Passat 1.8T lineup—the 1.8T S, 1.8T Wolfsburg Edition, 1.8T SE, 1.8T SE with Sunroof, and 1.8T SE with Sunroof and Navigation.
The ba...[Read more...]|
|Extremely Significant, Early Shelby Cobra Roadster an Exceptional and Early Headline Consignment to Russo and Steele's Upcoming Monterey Auction|
|Scottsdale, Arizona – With his AC Ace-derived, Ford-powered Cobra, Carroll Shelby and his racing team spearheaded Ford's 'Total Performance' campaign of the 1960s on the world stage and ended Ferrari's dominance of the World Sportscar Championship for GT cars by 1965. This stellar example, CSX2012, is particularly significant as the first Cobra sold to the public from Shelby American's West Coast operations in Venice, California.
With highly documented and fascinating history including its...[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...]|