|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...]|
|Maserati Nearly Triples Sales Over October 2012|
|• Deliveries of All-Wheel-Drive Quattroporte Push Maserati to Third Consecutive Record Month and Past 2012 US Full-Year Sales|
Englewood Cliffs, NJ November 1, 2013... Maserati set a new all-time sales record of 623 units in the month of October, nearly tripling the North American sales total for the same month last year. The introduction of the Quattroporte S Q4, the first All-Wheel-Drive car to be offered by Maserati, helped increase brand sales in the US by over 186% versus Oc...[Read more...]
|NEW YORK AUTO SHOW WELCOMES WRAITH|
|Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents Rolls-Royce Wraith in New York, the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history.
It is a model steeped in hallmark Rolls-Royce luxury, refinement and hand-craftsmanship, but with a unique character defined by power, style and drama. With just a hint of the noir.
Wraith's sweeping fastback gives the car its unique character. Bold lines and a raked rear screen evoke the image of an athlete poised in the starting blocks. Coach doors open to revea...[Read more...]|
|1991 24 Hours of Le Mans: Facing the Giants|
|It had been more than thirty years but the Silver Arrows would compete, and win, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Jaguar would also earn its first victory in more than thirty years when it took the overall honors in 1988. And then there was Porsche, the most dominant mark in Le Mans history. But each of these three manufacturers shared something in common. Even with the victories by Ford during the 1960s there was something very interesting about the list of victors in the 24 French enduro—none of them ...[Read more...]|