|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN TO ROLL-OUT 'BUMPER-TO-BUMPER' STRATEGY FOR ALTERNATIVE POWERTRAIN CARS|
| ||• Carmaker to electrify vehicles in all segments; up to 40 models in line-up as demand rises |
• Think Blue. Factory. program ahead of schedule
Los Angeles - The Volkswagen Group has outlined its global strategy for the launch of vehicles with alternative powertrains. The Group's Commissioner for Electric Drive Systems, Dr. Rudolf Krebs, said at a sustainability workshop at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday: 'We are going to electrify all segments. In plants equipped ...[Read more...]
|1982 Ferrari 308 GTSi is IMRRC's 2013 Raffle Car|
|WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 18, 2013) – A 1982 Ferrari 308 GTSi, one of the most recognized of all Ferrari models, is being offered by the International Motor Racing Research Center as its 2013 raffle car.
Ferrari-red, this icon of the 1970s and '80s was generously donated to the Center by Governing Council member Greg Galdi.
The car has been driven fewer than 1,500 miles.
The mid-engined, targa-topped 308 GTS was introduced in 1977 and is well-known to most Americans as the car ...[Read more...]|
|Bmw Group Cars And Motorcycles That Talk To Each Other Demonstrate Safer And More Efficient Mobility|
|simTD research project
Frankfurt am Main. Intelligent driving that saves energy and enhances safety always means anticipating what lies ahead as well. Car-to-X communication makes a major contribution to intelligent mobility of the future by allowing the driver to look a long way ahead, see things that are hidden, and even peer around several corners. Since the potential of Car-to-X communication can only be fully exploited through mass use, the only real benefit is to be gained by res...[Read more...]|
|September 15 d'Plaisir Road Rallye will precede|
|The September 15 road rally that precedes the Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance the following day has been named the d'Plaisir Road Rallye in honor of the 2012 Concours' theme 'French Curves.'
It begins with lunch at the Rolling Hills Country Club in Rolling Hills, traverses the stunning views and winding roads of the Peninsula and ends at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes Estates with a helicopter golf ball drop and a reception honoring Concours Grand Marshals Peter and Merle Mullin...[Read more...]|