|PRISTINE VOLVO P1800ES SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE AT BONHAMS AUCTION|
|Bonhams Auctioneers has sold a 1973 Volvo P1800ES Sport Wagon for the record sum of 92,400 USD. It was at an auction at the Greenwich Concours d´Elegance in Connecticut, USA that the Swedish classic with just 13,000 miles on the odometer was sold. 'As far as we know, this is a new world record for a classic Volvo', a representative for Bonhams said.
This P1800ES has spent its entire life in Keene, New Hampshire, and been used very little by its three owners, the first of them keeping the car ...[Read more...]|
|HONDA NSX SUPERCAR MAKES EUROPEAN DEBUT|
|◾All-new model delivers a ground-breaking 'New Sports eXperience'
◾Designed from a clean-sheet with an 'Interwoven Dynamic' exterior design and uncompromising focus on driver control, visibility and packaging inside
◾New all-wheel drive hybrid powertrain is the most technologically-advanced in the supercar segment
◾Innovative multi-material space frame delivers high rigidity and light weight
◾Sophisticated dynamic set up allied to advanced technologies deliver unmatched handling, stability a...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN GTI ROADSTER MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW|
|• Spectacular concept car blurs the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds|
Herndon/Los Angeles — Volkswagen will show the spectacular GTI Roadster concept car in North America for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. First seen at the Wörthersee enthusiast festival in Austria in May, this car erases the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds and further demonstrates the bandwidth of the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture that under...[Read more...]
|RAM LAUNCHES 2015 HEAVY DUTY MODELS WITH A TRIFECTA OF CLAIMS: BEST-IN-CLASS POWER, TOWING CAPACITY AND PAYLOAD CAPACITY|
|◾New Cummins 6.7-liter calibration adds 15 lb.-ft. of torque, edging out even Class 4 pickup competitors to a best-in-class 865 lb.-ft.
◾2015 Ram 3500 crushes the competition with up to 30,000 pounds of SAE J2807-spec. towing capacity, beating the closest competitor by nearly 1.5 tons
◾2015 Ram 2500 holds best-in-class 17,970 pounds of towing capacity, while adhering to SAE J2807 test criteria
◾New best-in-class payload of 7,390 pounds (Ram 3500)
◾Ram maintains credibility and customer confi...[Read more...]|
|LOCKED-AND-RELOADED: NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER PURSUIT|
|◾All-new exterior styling for 2015 Charger Pursuit further draws on its late-1960s heritage, while infusing a more aggressive and visually lightened look with sleeker styling
◾Upgraded driver-focused cockpit is a mobile command center with world-class materials, police-duty upgrades and all-new state-of-the-art technologies
◾Charger Pursuit V-8 and V-8 AWD models deliver 370 best-in-class horsepower for best-in-class acceleration performance needed for police-fleet duty, including 0-to-60 mph ...[Read more...]|
|TOPLINE COLLECTORS PLACE SPOTLIGHT on SPEED'S BARRETT-JACKSON BROADCAST FROM SCOTTSDALE|
|• TOPLINE COLLECTORS PLACE SPOTLIGHT on SPEED'S BARRETT-JACKSON BROADCAST FROM SCOTTSDALE|
• 'LOST' SHELBY DUAL PROTOTYPE, HAGERTY GIVEAWAY & SALON COLLECTION HIGHLIGHT 39 HOURS OF LIVE COVERAGE
The 42nd annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale (Ariz.) Collector Car Event, the first of four set for live coverage in 2013, kicks off the auction season in grand style as some of the world's most sought-after machines cross the block starting Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.