|FCA US LLC LOOKS 20 YEARS INTO THE FUTURE WITH SRT TOMAHAWK VISION GRAN TURISMO|
|Single-Seat Hybrid Powertrain Concept Vehicle to be Released Exclusively in Gran Turismo®6
◾Engineered by the SRT (Street and Racing Technology) engineering team, the SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo is the latest vehicle to be released in Gran Turismo 6 as part of Polyphony Digital Inc.'s Vision Gran Turismo collaboration with leading automotive manufacturers, design houses and other leading global brands
◾Single-seat SRT Tomahawk based on a 20-year forward vision of existing and fut...[Read more...]|
|BRITAIN'S RACING LORD AIMS TO RAISE SUB-1000 KG ELECTRIC CAR WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD AT BONNEVILLE SPEED SHOOTOUT|
|10 September 2013 : Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record.
Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA homologation) over the measured mile earlier this summer at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK, and is aiming to go e...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|
|FIM eRoadracing Heads to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca This July|
|Monterey, Calif., July 1, 2013 – The ground-breaking FIM eRoadRacing World Cup will launch its U.S. series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, July 21 as part of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix race weekend.
The next generation of motorsport will see electrically-powered motorcycles from Europe and the U.S. compete for a place in the FIM eRoadRacing World Final in Asia.
FIM eRoadRacing is the world's premier electric motorsport series officially sanctioned by the FIM, the worldwide...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN DELIVERS OVER 41,000 VEHICLES IN AUGUST, REPORTS A 62.5% SALES INCREASE VS. PRIOR YEAR|
| ||•Sales momentum supported by improved Total Quality rankings and continued U.S. investments
•62.5 percent increase marks the best August since 1973 with 41,011 units sold
•Best year-to-date sales since 1973, a 37.6 percent increase
•Best August ever for Passat and Tiguan with 10,090 and 2,746 units sold respectively
•Jetta Sedan achieved sales of 13,377 units, best August since 2002
•High-mileage, clean diesel TDI models account for 21.4 percent of sales in August.
Herndon, VA (S...[Read more...]|