|CAMARO ZL1'S LIGHTNING-FAST TRANSMISSION IS A PERFECT 10|
|• New 10-speed auto offers quicker shifts than DCT, sets new performance standards|
DETROIT – With faster upshifts than a dual-clutch transmission and a wider overall gear ratio spread to optimize performance and efficiency, the all-new available Hydra-Matic 10-speed automatic transmission sets a new performance standard in the 2017 Camaro ZL1 – and raises the bar for the segment.
The ZL1 is expected to be the first volume production car to offer a 10-speed automatic. It bui...[Read more...]
|MAZDA PARTNERS WITH JAPANESE NOSTALGIC CAR TO HOST ONLY VINTAGE JAPANESE ROAD RALLY IN NORTH AMERICA|
|- 'Touge California' to Take 28 Vehicles Through 200 Miles of Coasts and Canyons -
IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2016 -- 'Driving Matters.' It's not just Mazda North American Operation's (MNAO) slogan, it's a company manifesto that drives Mazda to build cars and crossovers that thrill and delight. And despite the slogan's recent inception in 2015, the joy of driving has always been an integral part of Mazda.
As such, it was a natural fit for Mazda to collaborate with Japanese Nos...[Read more...]|
|GMC CANYON DIESEL: BEST PICKUP FUEL ECONOMY – PERIOD|
|• Segment-best efficiency complements segment-leading 7,700-lb. trailering rating|
DETROIT – With efficiency that complements its leading capability, the all-new 2016 GMC Canyon diesel is rated at a segment-topping 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway in two-wheel drive – or 25 mpg combined – according the U.S Environmental Protection Agency.
Canyon diesel four-wheel drive models are rated at 20 city and 29 highway – and 23 mpg combined.
In addition to the fuel econ...[Read more...]
|Roadsters and Gullwings at the Mercedes-Benz Sale|
|The 300 SL - be it Roadster or Gullwing – is one of the most recognizable models in the history of Mercedes-Benz. On 28 March, four pristine examples of this motoring icon from the 1950s and 1960s will go under the hammer at the single-marque Mercedes-Benz Sale by Bonhams.
'First introduced with trademark 'Gullwing' doors, and often considered as the first real 'supercar', the 300 SL proved hugely popular and so was later developed as an open roadster,' said Philip Kantor, Head of European Mo...[Read more...]|
|Carrera Panamericana Team at IMRRC on Dec. 13|
| ||WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2014) – The challenge of 2,000 miles in seven days, across mountain ranges and along serpentine Mexican roads, has framed the resurrected Carrera Panamericana as the last great road rally.
On Dec. 13, New York state residents Tom Overbaugh and Paul Wendt will speak at the International Motor Racing Research Center about their five years of grueling competition in the Panamericana at the helm of a mint-green 1954 Lincoln.
The Center Conversations talk is...[Read more...]|