|Mercedes-Benz Highlights At The 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)|
|Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV – World Premiere
For the first time from Mercedes-AMG, a mid-size SUV will be available with a powerful eight-cylinder biturbo engine. The GLC63 SUV boasts a Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 engine (469 hp / 479 lb-ft of torque) paired with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed transmission and AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all- wheel drive with fully variable torque distribution, and is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. The GLC63 SUV is immediately identifiable a...[Read more...]|
|Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success|
|AMG – these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of this half-century, Mercedes-AMG has recorded numerous successes in motor sport and through the development of unique road-going vehicles, thereby repeatedly underlining its position as a highly successful sports car and performa...[Read more...]|
|All-Star Cast of Cars, Drivers at Porsche Rennsport Reunion V|
| ||• The Porsche highlights for a weekend full of highlights|
Atlanta, Georgia. For the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V taking place at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend, both the men and the machines they drove are expected to outdraw one of the largest crowds in track history – the last Rennsport Reunion held in 2011. Pre-event buzz from the passionate Porsche enthusiasts and collectors indicate that this iteration of Porsche Rennsport Reunion will outdo all others that came bef...[Read more...]
|Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens|
|The inaugural Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens welcomed over 180 rare and exclusive automobiles, motorcycles, and bicycles on the well-manicured 70-acre landscape. The backdrop for this elegant affair was the 6th largest historic estate open to the public - the Stan Hywet – which has the reputation as being the home of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. co-founder F.A. Seiberling.
On the day of the concours, the weather report predicted rain. Instead, the enthusiasts and colle...[Read more...]|
|GM'S TONAWANDA PLANT RETOOLED FOR HIGH-TECH ENGINES|
|BUFFALO, N.Y. – Some of General Motors' advanced manufacturing techniques to produce the all-new, Gen 5 Small Block engine family are microscopic, but they have a huge impact on the 75-year-old Tonawanda Engine Plant, where about 1,500 jobs have been created and retained since 2009.
As a result of GM's $400 million investment, Tonawanda will eventually produce four versions of the Gen 5 Small Block – a 4.3L V-6, 5.3L V-8 and two variants of a 6.2L V-8. When the plant is at full product...[Read more...]|