|THE McLAREN F1|
|FOR THE DRIVER VITALLY – AS IN ONE OF McLAREN'S WORLD CHAMPION RACING CARS – DRIVER AND VEHICLE BECOME ENTIRELY AS ONE
The primary design consideration for the McLaren F1 has been to make it without reserve 'a driver's car', an extremely high-performance design which advances all conventional boundaries. It combines Formula 1 racing car dynamics with genuine Grand Touring capabilities. ▪ Beginning with its radical and entirely innovative one-plus-two seating configuration, the McLaren...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE DEVELOPS CAYMAN GT4 CLUBSPORT|
| ||• New race car for motorsport newcomers|
Atlanta, Georgia. Using the recently released lightweight Cayman GT4 as the basis, Porsche Motorsport has developed a racing version solely for the track. The 385 hp (283 kW) mid-engine racer Cayman GT4 Clubsport will celebrate its world premiere on November 18 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Like its production sibling, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport is powered by a 3.8-liter flat-six engine. The racing version features a Porsche double clutch...[Read more...]
|PORSCHE SHOWS TWO NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CARS FOR THE FIRST TIME|
|Double world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show 2015
Atlanta. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG is celebrating the world premiere of two extreme sports cars at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. The new Cayman GT4 is the first high-performance sports car belonging to the GT family that is based on the mid-engine coupes. Clocking a lap time of seven minutes and 40 seconds on the North Loop of the Nürburgring, the new model makes a great debut.
The second model is ano...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE DELIVERS 16,000 VEHICLES IN JANUARY|
| ||Cayman GT4 celebrates its world premiere in early March at the Geneva Motor Show
Atlanta. With 16,000 vehicle deliveries to customers in January 2015, Porsche AG continues its success of the past year. The Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer achieved an increase of 31 percent in comparison to the same month of the previous year. The 911 is in high demand by customers with more than 2,400 deliveries of the sports car icon in January.
'After a successful 2014, we want to co...[Read more...]|
|1958 Monaco Grand Prix: An Unlikely Frenchman Steals the Show…Again|
|In 1955, perhaps the most unlikely of drivers would survive the attrition and the beckoning Monaco harbor to claim his only victory in Formula One. Some three years later, and more unlikely than ever to even win a second race at any circuit, the same Frenchman would steal the crown jewel to become just the second man in Formula One history to earn two or more victories on the streets of the principality.
Maurice Trintignant's victory in the chaotic and drama-filled 1955 Monaco Grand Prix was...[Read more...]|