|THE McLAREN F1|
|FOR THE DRIVER VITALLY – AS IN ONE OF McLAREN'S WORLD CHAMPION RACING CARS – DRIVER AND VEHICLE BECOME ENTIRELY AS ONE
The primary design consideration for the McLaren F1 has been to make it without reserve 'a driver's car', an extremely high-performance design which advances all conventional boundaries. It combines Formula 1 racing car dynamics with genuine Grand Touring capabilities. ▪ Beginning with its radical and entirely innovative one-plus-two seating configuration, the McLaren...[Read more...]|
|THE LAMBORGHINI MIURA CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY ON THE ROADS OF 'THE ITALIAN JOB'|
|Sant'Agata Bolognese, 20 May 2016 - As part of celebrations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Miura, Automobili Lamborghini has sent two Miuras from its Museum down the route used in the film, 'The Italian Job', directed by Peter Collinson. In the opening sequence of the 1969 cult film, the cars traveled up the hairpin curves of state road 27 around Great St. Bernard mountain, in the heart of the Italian Alps.
During the event, the 'fathers' of the Miura met in a warm reunion. ...[Read more...]|
|LAMBORGHINI MIURA 50th ANNIVERSARY AT 2016 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|The 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Lamborghini Miura the car that changed the exotic car universe forever.
The landmark Miura was introduced as a rolling chassis at the 1965 Turin Auto Salon. The new, mid-engine Lamborghini was a huge hit and remarkably, even without coachwork, orders were placed during the show.
That vindicated the three men who conspired to create the Miura. Lamborghini engineers Bob Wallace, Gia...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF BEETLE AND BEETLE CONVERTIBLE 1.8T MODELS|
|Jan 22, 2014
New models gain significant fuel economy improvements over outgoing 2.5-liter Beetle
• Beetle 1.8T priced from $20,295
• Beetle Convertible 1.8T base price is $25,170
• Coupe gains 4 mpg on EPA estimated highway fuel economy over outgoing 2.5 automatic transmission model
• Convertible gains 5 mpg on highway cycle, or 19 percent improvement
Washington, D.C. – Having launched the new EA888 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine in the Jetta and ...[Read more...]|
|1958 Monaco Grand Prix: An Unlikely Frenchman Steals the Show…Again|
|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...]|