|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...]|
|Carlisle Event's Fall AutoFest Auction|
| ||• Carlisle Auctions Continues to Connect Collectors with Classics|
• Fall AutoFest Auction Saw More than 400 Cars Cross the Block at New Venue
LAKELAND, FL – Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions hosted the first-ever Fall Florida AutoFest at the SUN 'n FUN complex in Lakeland the second week of November. The event was formerly held in Zephyrhills, and the new facility allowed for a bigger auction than ever before. The auction ran November 13-14 at SUN 'n FUN and welcomed...[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...]
|RACERS REVISIT HISTORY AT ROAD AMERICA DURING ELKHART LAKE VINTAGE FESTIVAL|
|ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Sept. 3, 2014 - Vintage racers from across the U.S. will take to the track September 12-14 as Road America hosts the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association (VSCDA) Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival®. The annual celebration of vintage and historic sports cars attracts nearly 250 cars to the famed 4-mile, 14-turn road course and the fan-friendly paddock is open to spectators for close-up views of amazing racing machines prepared to era-specifications all weekend. For 2014,...[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...]|