|THE McLAREN 675LT: POWER. A BEAUTIFUL THING|
|◾Light weight, optimised aerodynamics, increased power, track-focused dynamics and driver engagement – all characteristics of a McLaren 'Longtail'
◾0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.9 seconds; 0-200 km/h (124 mph) in 7.9 seconds; top speed of 330km/h (205 mph)
◾100kg weight saving makes the 675LT the lightest in its class, and gives a power-to-weight ratio of 549PS per tonne
◾Stripped out, driver focused interior hints at the performance of the most track-focused, yet road legal, McLaren series produc...[Read more...]|
|Automobiles with Exceptional Provenance Highlight Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions|
|SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 10, 2014) – Gooding & Company, celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, will begin its second decade as the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® on August 17 and 18. Gooding & Company is pleased to share a hand selected group of consignments from our Pebble Beach Auctions with exceptional provenance. Exciting entries include an extremely rare 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with spectacular one...[Read more...]|
|SEBASTIAN WINS IN KOREA|
|YEONGAM, South Jeolla, South Korea – Sebastian Vettel took his eighth win of the year with a controlled drive to the flag at the Korean Grand Prix, his third consecutive victory at the Yeongam circuit. Mark, unfortunately, was forced out of the race on lap 37 when he was hit by the Force India of Adrian Sutil.
Starting from pole position, Seb got away well to hold his lead through the first corners, leaving second-on-the-grid Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to tussle with Romain Grosjean, t...[Read more...]|
|Important sports and racing cars join the astounding offering at Bonhams Quail Auction|
|The Prototype Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix is added to the line-up as the final call for entries is announced
The finest motorcars in the world continue to be added to what has fast become Bonhams' most anticipated US automotive event in recent years: the forthcoming Quail Lodge auction.
Leading the recent consignments is the very first Type 35 Bugatti – the prototype. This is in fact the very car in which Le Patron, Ettore Bugatti, debuted his seminal design at the Grand Prix of Lyon in 192...[Read more...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|