Chevrolet constructed the Indy Concept in 1985 and showed it at the 1986 Detroit Auto Show. The inoperative show car was powered by a mid-engined twin-turbo 2.6 liter V8 engine designed by Lotus Engineering. Two additional fully road worthy prototypes followed. The Corvette Indy concept was created to showcase Chevrolet's advanced automotive technology and featured 4-wheel drive, 4-wheel steering, rear view camera with in-dash view screen and drive by wire system. The concept was expected to reach a top speed of 180 mph.
In 1955, perhaps the most unlikely of drivers would survive the attrition and the beckoning Monaco harbor to claim his only victory in Formula One. Some three years later, and more unlikely than ever to even win a second race at any circuit, the same Frenchman would steal the crown jewel to become just the second man in Formula One history to earn two or more victories on the streets of the principality.
Maurice Trintignant's victory in the chaotic and drama-filled 1955 Monaco Grand Prix was...[Read more...]
Salon Privé 2013 - 4th to 6th SeptemberSyon Park, London, 22 August 2013 – Following the recent announcement of its new Concepts and Prototypes Display for 2013, featuring a number of British debuts, Salon Privé is delighted to announce a new entry, fresh from Pebble Beach – the European debut of the B6 Venator Spyder Concept.
The Spyker B6 Venator Spyder Concept is the incredible new convertible compact 2-door mid-engine luxury sports car from the Netherlands' manufacturer....[Read more...]
Holden's highly-anticipated VF Commodore and WN Caprice range has been awarded a maximum five star ANCAP safety rating just weeks before it officially arrives in Australian showrooms.
The five star rating applies to every new Commodore sedan, Sportwagon and Ute and long wheel base Caprice variant.
From the entry level Evoke sedan to the flagship Caprice V, every VF and WN variant is comprehensively equipped with advanced safety technology features including Auto Park Assist, rear view came...[Read more...]
Fresh off its award-winning world debut at the North American International Auto Show, the Cadillac ELR is undergoing the real-world extreme testing required to take the extended-range electric luxury coupe from auto show stage to Cadillac showrooms in early 2014.
Engineers last week completed winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, evaluating the car's handling in winter weather conditions.
More than four inches of fresh snowfall during...[Read more...]
'Variety' is the buzzword for this year's Auctions America by RM June 1-3 Auburn Spring auction, which will offer a huge range of collector vehicles and an enormous private collection of automotive memorabilia. More than 600 American muscle cars, Classics, foreign sports cars and hot rods will cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park, the company's national headquarters in Auburn, Indiana.
'Last year was our first spring event at the park,' said Auctions America by RM's President ...[Read more...]