|VOLKSWAGEN GTI ROADSTER MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW|
|• Spectacular concept car blurs the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds|
Herndon/Los Angeles — Volkswagen will show the spectacular GTI Roadster concept car in North America for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. First seen at the Wörthersee enthusiast festival in Austria in May, this car erases the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds and further demonstrates the bandwidth of the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture that under...[Read more...]
|SUBARU ANNOUNCES 2014 BRZ PRICING|
|• BRZ sales up 200 percent YTD over 2013
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the 2014 BRZ. Starting at $25,595, the BRZ lineup focuses on the fundamentals of great sports car design: low vehicle weight, an ultra-low center of gravity and precision steering.
Sales of the Subaru BRZ remain strong and were up 41 percent in June and up 200 percent year-to-date, bolstering record-setting corporate sales for the first half of the year. With sales up 2...[Read more...]|
|Sierra Trailering Tech Enhances Safety And Performance|
|DETROIT – Six in 10 full-size pickup owners use their trucks for trailering, according to General Motors' survey data. Along with class-leading trailing capacities, the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 offers that majority of customers a full suite of trailering technologies that aid everything from acceleration to safety and braking.
'Trailering is a fundamental capability that customers invest in and depend on when they purchase a truck,' said Tony DiSalle, vice president of GMC Marketin...[Read more...]|
|GRAVEL, ALTITUDE, HEAT: VOLKSWAGEN POLO R WRC MAKES MEXICAN DEBUT|
|¡Viva México! The Volkswagen Polo R WRC is just a matter of days away from its much-anticipated competitive debut on gravel in the FIA World Rally Championship. The 315 hp four-wheel drive powerhouse from Wolfsburg will take on very specific conditions when it rolls down the starting ramp at the third round of the season, the Rally Mexico, from 7th to 10th March. Reaching altitudes of up to 2,700 metres above sea level, the special stages are the highest the teams will face all season – a true c...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet, GMC Announce Bi-Fuel Pickup Pricing|
|Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra bi-fuel pickups available for order April 19
Chevrolet and GMC extended cab heavy-duty pickup trucks with a bi-fuel option will sell for $11,000 above the suggested base-vehicle price. Fleet and retail customers can place orders for the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD beginning Thursday (April 19).
The pickups, which run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and gasoline, have a Vortec 6.0L V8 engine that seamlessly transitions betwe...[Read more...]|