|THE VOLKSWAGEN FOR A NEW ERA OF RALLYING: DEVELOPMENT OF THE 2017 POLO R WRC ENTERS CRUCIAL PHASE|
|Wolfsburg (12 April 2016). A taste of things to come in a new era of rallying: Volkswagen gives an insight into the next generation of the Polo R WRC. The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) steps into a promising future in 2017. More powerful, faster, and more spectacular -- the Polo R WRC will generate about 380 hp/280 kW in the future. That is roughly 60 hp/45 kW more than the current car (318 hp/235 kW). Lighter, wider, and with more aerodynamic freedom -- the Volkswagen designers have...[Read more...]|
|GENERAL MOTORS GALORE AT MECUM KISSIMMEE 2016|
|• '69 Trans Am Convertibles, '69 ZL1s and Featured Corvettes at Auction, Jan. 15-24|
Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 12, 2016 – As the world's largest collector-car auction featuring 3,000 vehicles, Mecum Kissimmee is unequaled in its variety of makes and models being offered this year. An auction historically dominated by 'The Big Three,' for 2016, more than one-third of the cars set to cross the auction block hail from the factories of General Motors, including more than 200 Corvettes, m...[Read more...]
|NEW RECORD FOR SERIES-PRODUCTION DIESEL CAR IN U.S. HILL-CLIMB RACE|
|• Forget loud and sluggish: Mercedes-Benz C 250 d 4MATIC sets new record at Pikes Peak|
June 29, 2015 - Stuttgart/Colorado Springs -- Mercedes-Benz has set a new record for diesels in the legendary Pikes Peak hill-climb race with a near-production C 250 d 4MATIC. Test driver Uwe Nittel completed the 12.4-mile-long route, which includes more than 150 bends at a range in altitude of nearly 5,000 feet, in just 11 minutes 22 seconds.
'With extensive simulations and gruelling durab...[Read more...]
|SRT MOTORSPORTS POST-RACE REPORT - TRANS AM SERIES AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY|
|September 28, 2014 , Alton, Va. - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports and its Dodge Challenger SRTs ran as high as second with a best result of 12th in the Trans Am Series' 10th event of the 2014 season at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on Sunday afternoon.
Tommy Kendall piloted the No. 11 Dodge Challenger SRT to a 12th-place result in the TA2 class, while Cameron Lawrence finished 15th in the No. 1 Dodge Challenger SRT in the 31-lap contest on the 3.27-mile VIR circ...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN SENTRA NISMO CONCEPT TEASES FURTHER EXPANSION OF PERFORMANCE LINE|
|– 240+ Horsepower Performance Study Takes Sentra to the Next Level –
DETROIT - As Nissan expands its NISMO line of factory performance models, it is revisiting the small car performance genre and teasing the future with the dramatic Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept.
The Sentra NISMO Concept is built on the solid foundation of the latest generation Nissan Sentra, which offers an outstanding balance of premium style, innovative technology and fuel-efficient performance. The concept ...[Read more...]|