|NISSAN ZEOD RC MAKES HISTORY AT LE MANS WITH ALL ELECTRIC LAP|
|LE MANS, France – Nissan made history at Le Mans this morning with the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of Le Mans.
GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip was at the wheel as the ZEOD RC completed an entire 8.5-mile lap powered by a pair of 110 kW electric motors rotating at 40,000 rpm during the morning warm-up.
The Nissan ZEOD RC previously hit its first target during Thursday evening qualifying when it topped 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight on elec...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN ZEOD RC HITS 300 KM/H ON MULSANNE STRAIGHT AT LE MANS|
|◾Satoshi Motoyama hits fastest ever electric speed at Circuit de la Sarthe
LE MANS, France – The revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC has recorded the highest ever speed by an electric vehicle at Le Mans with Japanese ace Satoshi Motoyama reaching 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight in qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Motoyama reached the speed on his electric run, achieving one the key goals of the unique prototype which features a dual electric/internal combustion engine powertrain featuring a ...[Read more...]|
|BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).|
|Munich. The present and future of driving pleasure converge in the new models presented by the BMW and BMW i brands at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the highlights of the world's most important car show this year is the joint premiere of the BMW i3 and BMW i8. The BMW Group's first purely electrically powered vehicle to go into series production and the world's most forward-looking sports car showcase the future focus, universal appeal and broad spre...[Read more...]|
|Dennis Hopper and Steve McQueen Motorcycles Added to Mecum Celebrity Items Auction|
|Rare and Vintage Motorcycles Join a Growing List of Collectible Vehicles Set to Hit the Auction Block This Summer
Walworth, WI - June 20, 2013 -- Mecum has announced the addition of two vintage, celebrity motorcycles to the upcoming Celebrity Items Auction taking place July 26-27 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. A 1968 Husqvarna 250T Commando previously owned by actor Dennis Hopper and a 1971 Husqvarna 400 Cross previously owned and raced by actor Steve McQueen join a growi...[Read more...]|
|Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013: auction of Mercedes-Benz W 196 R one of highlights at world's 'largest motorised garden party'|
|• Mercedes-Benz Classic presents great moments in motor-racing history at Goodwood
• Motorsport festival celebrating its 20th anniversary
• Auction of only privately owned post-war Silver Arrow by Bonhams sure to cause a stir
Stuttgart – This year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England, includes the auction of a Mercedes-Benz Type W 196 R Grand Prix racing car on 12 July 2013. The auction will be one of the highlights of a weekend dedicated to motor sport. Mercedes-Benz...[Read more...]|