|ALMOST 90 YEARS ON, THE 1927 24-HOUR SPEED RECORD VOISIN SET TO RETURN TO MONTLHERY FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE 2016 LGHA|
|◾ALMOST 90 YEARS ON, THE 1927 24-HOUR SPEED RECORD VOISIN SET TO RETURN TO MONTLHERY FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE 2016 LES GRANDES HEURES AUTOMOBILES
◾The famous 1927 24-Hour Speed Record Voisin set to return to the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry motor circuit where it set 17 speed records for the first time in almost 90 years, at the 2016 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) historic motor sport event
◾The 1927 Speed Record car one of a quartet of stunning Voisins racers due to appear in actio...[Read more...]|
|BONHAMS OFFERS LEGENDARY 1980s SUPERCAR|
|The Ferrari 288 GTO was so desirable that before production had even begun, every single one had been sold. Bonhams now offers a superb example, estimated at €1,300,000-1,700,000, to be sold at the Monaco Sale, taking place in Monte Carlo on 13 May.
From 1984-1987 only 272 Ferrari 288s were built. The model was developed to fulfill the FIA's (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) newly introduced Group B race and rally regulations, which required at least 200 road-going models in product...[Read more...]|
|FOCUS RS ENGINEERS DROP THE HAMMER: HOT HATCH BUYERS TO GET MONSTROUS OUTPUT OF 350 HORSEPOWER, 350 LB.-FT.|
|◾Unique 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine powering all-new Focus RS certified at 350 horsepower at 6,000 rpm on way to 6,800-rpm redline
◾Exclusive Focus RS turbo makes peak boost of 23.2 psi, with peak torque certified at 350 lb.-ft. at 3,200 rpm
◾Innovative Focus RS feature restarts engine for drivers in the event of a stall
DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 12, 2015 – The unique EcoBoost® engine in the all-new Focus RS will produce 350 horsepower – far exceeding original estimates of 315 – along wit...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 2.49 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST QUARTER / INCREASE OF 1.8 PERCENT|
| ||• 968,300 vehicles handed over in March / +2.3 percent
• Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'No guarantee this will be successful year.'
Wolfsburg, April 17, 2015 – The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.49 million vehicles from January to March (January-March 2014: 2.44; +1.8 percent). The Company handed over 968,300 (March 2014: 946,900; +2.3 percent) vehicles to customers in the month of March. 'The delivery trend for the first three months shows there is no guarantee this ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS OVER NINE MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO NOVEMBER FOR FIRST TIME|
| ||• 9.08 million units handed over from Jan. to Nov. / +4.6 percent*
• 834,800 vehicles delivered in November / +0.7 percent*
• Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Deliveries on track. Ten million mark within reach.'
Wolfsburg, December 12, 2014 – The Volkswagen Group delivered over nine million vehicles from January to November for the first time ever this year. 9.08 (January-November 2013: 8.68; +4.6 percent)* million vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide. ...[Read more...]|