|BMW GROUP CLASSIC IN CELEBRATORY MOOD AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL 2013|
|• BMW Group Classic spotlights two landmark occasions at the legendary classic car and motorcycle event in England: '90 years of BMW Motorrad' and '50 years of the Mini Cooper S'.|
Munich. In September each year, the Earl of March opens the gates to his estate outside Chichester in West Sussex, southern England for the Goodwood Revival Meeting, bringing back to life an era when motor sport was still an adventure. Since 1998 racing fans have flooded to the event to pay homage to r...[Read more...]
|GMC PICKUPS 101: BUSTING MYTHS OF TRUCK AERODYNAMICS|
|• 2014 Sierra gains fuel economy, quietness from time in wind tunnel|
DETROIT – The all-new 2014 Sierra full-size pickup truck spent more development time in a wind tunnel than any GMC pickup before it, resulting in design changes that benefit both fuel efficiency and interior quietness.
To achieve improved airflow, aerodynamic engineers like Diane Bloch examined every millimeter of the truck to find areas of improvement, debunking some popular myths along the way.
To study...[Read more...]
|Chrysler Group To Auction Chairman And CEO Sergio Marchionne's Customized 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8|
|•Auction will take place April 4-6, 2013 at Barrett-Jackson in Palm Beach, Fla.
•Highest bidder will receive Marchionne's autographed and customized 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 and powerful Mopar Gen III 426 HEMI® V-8 crate engine
•All proceeds will go to United Way for Southeastern Michigan
March 11, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - In support of United Way for Southeastern Michigan (UWSEM), a package of Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne's customized 2011 Dodge Cha...[Read more...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|