|THE MODEL THAT AIMED FOR THE STARS: THE VOLVO 850 CELEBRATES ITS 25TH BIRTHDAY|
|The Volvo 850 was the car that changed everything – a front-wheel-drive Volvo with a five-cylinder transverse engine. It was the result of the Galaxy project, which got its name because it was aiming for the stars. The 850 series achieved great success in the field of motorsport, and was the first car from Volvo available with AWD.
The brand-new Volvo 850 GLT had its world premiere in the Stockholm Globe Arena on June 11 in 1991. The model was the result of one of Sweden's largest industrial ...[Read more...]|
|15 Exciting Collector Automobiles to Watch During This January's Scottsdale, Arizona Car Week Auctions|
|Scottsdale, Arizona (January 13th, 2016) – Astute Collectors of the world's most sought after and most valuable automobiles know that Scottsdale, Arizona in January is where the market values for collector cars are established each year. As such, they make it primary lifestyle destination and year in and year out it is the one of only a select group of internationally recognized locations that provides all the fundamental essentials that attract the best buyers and sellers from around the world....[Read more...]|
|Fabulously Presented 1971 Maserati Ghibli Joins the Ever Growing Line Up of Incredible Offerings at Russo and Steele's 3rd Annual Newport Beach Collector Automobile Auction|
|Scottsdale, Arizona (May 12, 2015) – Launched at Turin in 1966, Maserati's Ghibli was appropriately named after the hot, dust-blowing wind currents of North Africa and featured handsomely tailored bodylines penned by a brilliant young Giorgetto Giugiaro for Ghia. The Ghibli's V-8 engine was a race-bred masterpiece initially displacing 4.7 liters, featuring dual-overhead camshaft and delivering 330 horsepower. Its tubular-frame chassis was derived from that of the Mexico and Quattroporte s...[Read more...]|
|RM Auctions to Sell Historic Daytona 24 Hour-Winning Jaguar XJR-9 at Amelia Island|
|• RM Auctions secures Works Jaguar XJR-9 for its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14, 2015
• The sole remaining original of only two purpose-built IMSA specification XJR-9s constructed, chassis 388 enjoyed huge record of success through 1988, 1989 and 1990
• 2015 marks 25th anniversary of this actual car's historic 1990 Daytona 24 hour victory in the hands of Jones/Lammers/Wallace
• XJR-9 leads a handpicked selection of 80 automobiles at RM's Amelia Island sale, the official auction of the ...[Read more...]|
|TWENTY YEARS SINCE VOLVO MADE ITS DEBUT IN THE BTCC WITH THE 850 ESTATE|
|It is now 20 years since Volvo marked its return to the racetrack – with an estate! The venture would lead to many successful years in the BTCC – including an overall victory in 1998. 'When I signed up for Volvo and TWR around Christmas 1993, I didn't know about the estate plans,' says Rickard Rydell. 'If I'd known, I would probably have hesitated. It was lucky I didn't know!'
Volvo's Back on Track project was tangibly launched in April 1994, when two liveried Volvo 850 estate cars rolled up ...[Read more...]|