|PRISTINE VOLVO P1800ES SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE AT BONHAMS AUCTION|
|Bonhams Auctioneers has sold a 1973 Volvo P1800ES Sport Wagon for the record sum of 92,400 USD. It was at an auction at the Greenwich Concours d´Elegance in Connecticut, USA that the Swedish classic with just 13,000 miles on the odometer was sold. 'As far as we know, this is a new world record for a classic Volvo', a representative for Bonhams said.
This P1800ES has spent its entire life in Keene, New Hampshire, and been used very little by its three owners, the first of them keeping the car ...[Read more...]|
|TEAMS RECEIVE FIRST DELIVERY OF FORMULA E RACE CARS|
|• Doors open on new Donington Park headquarters and team facilities|
LEICESTERSHIRE, UK (May 15 2014): The 10 teams competing in the new FIA Formula E Championship received their first batch of Spark-Renault SRT_01E race cars today, at the same time as the doors to their new state-of-the-art facilities were officially opened.
With both projects delivered precisely to schedule, each team received one fully-electric single-seater which has been designed and built by Spark Racing...[Read more...]
|LEONARDO DICAPRIO AND VENTURI AUTOMOBILES TO LAUNCH FORMULA E ELECTRIC RACE CAR TEAM|
|MONACO (9 December, 2013) – Venturi Automobiles today announced a joint venture with award-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio to enter a team in the new FIA Formula E Championship - the world's first fully-electric race series beginning in September 2014.
Based in Monaco, the new Venturi Grand Prix Formula E Team has been co-founded by DiCaprio and Gildo Pallanca Pastor, founder of pioneering EV manufacturer Venturi Automobiles, together with Bert Hedaya and Fr...[Read more...]|
|VIRGIN TO ENTER FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP|
|British-based team becomes ninth entry as 2014/2015 grid nears completion
LONDON, UK (5 December, 2013) - Virgin, one of the world's most recognised and respected brands, have today announced it will be entering a team in the new fully-electric FIA Formula E Championship after signing an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings.
Based in the UK, the Virgin Racing Formula E Team will be headed by Team Principal Alex Tai and has the backing of Virgin founder Sir Richa...[Read more...]|
|S 65 AMG AND SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION IN TOKYO AND LOS ANGELES|
|Double world premiere for Mercedes-AMG
November 15, 2013 - Affalterbach/Tokyo/Los Angeles
Two motor shows, two new AMG high-performance vehicles: Mercedes-AMG is presenting the S 65 AMG and the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION simultaneously at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Tokyo Motor Show (both from 20 November to 1 December 2013).
Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH says 'The two new AMG high-performance vehicles represent the spectacular ...[Read more...]|