|MASERATI ALFIERI WINS CAR DESIGNS OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2014 CONCEPT CAR OF THE YEAR|
|Wednesday, 4th March 2015 – Last night, the Maserati Alfieri Concept was announced as '2014 Concept Car of the Year' at the prestigious Car Design Night in Geneva, organised by Car Design News and attended by the industry's leading automotive designers.
The Alfieri Concept was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2014; a striking 2+2 concept car celebrating the brand's centenary, with the name Alfieri commemorating the most prominent of the founding Maserati brothers. The concept ca...[Read more...]|
|KIA MOTORS SHOWCASES FUTURE TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY AT 2014 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW|
|Advancements in Kia's highly regarded UVO voice-activation telematics system highlighted
◾Thoughtful updates in smartphone integration and voice-activation technologies advance functionality and safety
◾New suite of Electric Vehicle-centered telematics serves as a preview to upcoming introduction of Kia's highly anticipated Soul EV
◾Innovative Kia CUB concept makes North American debut
Las Vegas, January 7, 2014 – The journey through Nevada's desert, heading toward the brig...[Read more...]|
|Gooding & Company's 10th Anniversary Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $112 Million|
|28 New Auction Records Set at Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions in 2013
Pebble Beach, Calif. (August 20, 2013) – Gooding & Company, official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® and acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $112 million at its Pebble Beach auctions over the weekend. During the two-day sale, Gooding & Company sold 116 of the 127 lots offered, for a 91% sale rate, with an average price per lot ...[Read more...]|
|TOYOTA GT86 IS CAR BUYER'S COUPE OF THE YEAR|
|Announcing the award on Friday (1 March), Steve Fowler, Car Buyer Editor-in-Chief, said: 'The GT86 is a fine example of Toyota doing what it does best: understanding the needs of a target market and delivering – in this case a focused sports car that's all about driving enjoyment, yet at an affordable price.'
It's a neat summary of the essential qualities that have made the low, light and lithe GT86 an instant hit with media and motorists alike.
Giving the Toyota a 4.8-out-of-five rating...[Read more...]|
|Buyers in abundance for another strong sale at Brooklands|
|Amidst some speculative recent market results, the heat was on Historics, but with Brooklands bathed in sunshine, the classic and sports car auctioneer again delivered another strong sale. In total 60 of 103 vehicles were seen away for a sale ratio of 58% and a final sale figure of £1,159,070.
As pre-sale publicity predicted, Bentley's blazed a trail, with the star of the show an R-Type Coupé by Abbott of Farnham, which sold for £100,000. A 1937 4¼ litre Sports Special sold for £47,500, wh...[Read more...]|