|Aston Martin Celebrates Its Centenary At The Goodwood Revival|
|Aston Martin continues its year-long centenary party in the appropriately historic surroundings of The Goodwood Revival this weekend.
The luxury British sports car maker is a main sponsor of this year's meeting at the famous old English race circuit where examples of some of Aston Martin's rarest and most highly-prized sports cars of the revival period – 1948-1966 – will be on show, and in action.
Among the cars set to do battle on the West Sussex track include a brace of DBR1s, numerous...[Read more...]|
|BRITAIN'S RACING LORD AIMS TO RAISE SUB-1000 KG ELECTRIC CAR WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD AT BONNEVILLE SPEED SHOOTOUT|
|10 September 2013 : Technology entrepreneur, former UK science minister and racing driver Lord (Paul) Drayson is bringing his spectacular Drayson B12 69/EV electric Le Mans Prototype racing car to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in an attempt to raise the sub-1000kg electric car world land speed record.
Drayson Racing achieved a 204.2mph average speed (subject to FIA homologation) over the measured mile earlier this summer at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, UK, and is aiming to go e...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams smashes multiple world records at $32.7 million Quail Lodge motorcar auction|
|Bonhams 16th annual Carmel automotive auction – the longest running sale during the Monterey Peninsula Car Week – was a resounding success with a nearly 90 per cent sale-through rate and nearly $33 million realized.
The Bonhams pavilion, situated on the spacious western lawns of Quail Lodge in sunny Carmel Valley, hosted an incredibly busy viewing in a lovely garden party atmosphere. Buyers from around the world came to view some of the rarest and most important cars ever offered, which resul...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|
|€3 Million One-Off Super Car, The Icona Vulcano, To Make UK Debut At Salon Privé 2013|
|Salon Privé 2013 - 4th to 6th September
Syon Park, London, 4 July 2013 – Salon Privé confirms the Icona Vulcano will make its UK debut this September.
Icona was established in 2010 and launched with an electric concept car the Fuselage, which was a finalist at the 27th Festival Automobile International in Paris in the World's Most Beautiful Concept Car competition.
Icona has since developed the Vulcano, a glamorous two-door, two-seater super sport, which made its world premiere...[Read more...]|