|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show|
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s.
Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]|
|THE NEW BMW 3 SERIES SEDAN AND SPORTS WAGON|
|◾Lifecycle freshening for all 3 Series Sedans and Sports Wagons.
◾New 340i Sedan features new 320 hp TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder.
◾Standard Sport Line on the 328i, 328d and 340i models (including xDrive).
◾New Track Handling Package available for gasoline-powered models.
◾Available Navigation system now with over-the-air map updates.
◾LED headlights now available (optional 320i, 328i, 328d and standard on 340i).
◾New 330e first-ever plug-in hybrid 3 Series announced.
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|FORMULA E CAR COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL TEST DEBUT|
|• Fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E breaks cover at La Ferte Gaucher circuit|
LA FERTÉ GAUCHER, FRANCE, (21 November, 2013) – Formula E's new fully-electric race car, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, completed is successful test debut recently at the La Ferté Gaucher circuit near Choisy-le-Roi, France.
Unveiled earlier this year (September) at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the new single-seater was driven by Lucas di Grassi who will be undertaking the early test and development work...[Read more...]
|FORMULA E UNVEILS NEW SPARK-RENAULT SRT_01E AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW|
|FIA President Jean Todt takes wraps off revolutionary new fully-electric racer for 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship
FRANKFURT, GERMANY (September 10, 2013) – FIA President Jean Todt and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings, revealed the much-anticipated new Spark-Renault SRT_01E fully-electric single-seater during the opening day of the prestigious 65th International Frankfurt Motor Show.
Watched by invited guests and members of the press, the SRT_01E has been design...[Read more...]|
|1996 24 Hours of Le Mans: Finally a Victory, Still 2nd|
|Thierry Boutsen's first encounter with the 24 Hours of Le Mans would come only after a few years of his being involved in racing. In 1981, Boutsen would partner with Serge Saulnier and Michel Pignard to drive the WM P81. It would prove to be an introductory experience as the race would last just 15 laps before it would all come to an end. This would be just the first of three early retirements in the 1980s. The 1990s, however, would be an entirely different story altogether.
Boutsen's breakth...[Read more...]|