|MERCEDES-BENZ 540 K SPECIAL ROADSTER REALIZES $9.9 MILLION TO SET NEW ARIZONA AUCTION RECORD|
|PHOENIX, Arizona (January 29, 2016) – A 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster sold for an outstanding $9,900,000 at RM Sotheby's Arizona Biltmore sale in Phoenix tonight to enter the history books as the most valuable automobile ever sold during the famed Arizona auction week. The previous record for an automobile sold in Arizona was held by a Ferrari 250 LM, which garnered $9.625 million at RM's 2015 Arizona Biltmore sale.
One of the most prestigious and beautiful automobiles of...[Read more...]|
|1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Spyder Epitomizes The Elegance at Hershey|
|HERSHEY, PA - The theme for this year's Elegance at Hershey is Celebration of Speed. After deciding upon the overall theme, 'One of the first decisions we made was to choose an automobile that epitomized that concept,' stated Steve Moskowitz, Elegance Vice Chairman. After much deliberation, it was concluded that the logical choice would be the Alfa Romeo Touring Spyder.
A call was made to Mr. Oscar Davis of Elizabeth, NJ - the owner of a number of fabulous classic automobiles. Last ye...[Read more...]|
|MONDIAL DE L‘AUTOMOBILE PARIS: BUGATTI PRESENTS FINAL LEGENDS MODEL „ETTORE BUGATTI' AT VOLKSWAGEN GROUP NIGHT|
|European premiere for sixth and final model of the exclusive edition „Les Légendes de Bugatti'
◾Entire Legends Edition sold out
◾Veyron on finishing straight: Fewer than 20 vehicles available
◾Bugatti President Wolfgang Dürheimer: 'The next Bugatti will without compromise again take over the very top position in the automotive world'
Paris / Molsheim, 1 October 2014. As a European premiere Bugatti is showing the sixth and final model of its Edition „Les Légendes de Bugatti' at the V...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN GIVES GAMERS 2020 VISION|
|Virtual supercar created to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo driving game becomes real at Goodwood Festival of Speed
◾NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo to be presented at Goodwood on June 26
◾2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body
◾Four-wheel drive chassis, active suspension
◾Virtual version available to download in July
GOODWOOD, England – Nissan's vision of a supercar for near future, originally created as the study model among Nis...[Read more...]|
|1982 Dutch Grand Prix: Pironi's Dutch Delight|
|There have been many moments throughout the history of sport where an individual's life off the field is about to spiral out of control and that at those moments, on the field, he or she has managed to put together the performance of a lifetime. In the case of Didier Pironi in 1982, all of the pressure would be found at the track. Yet, in the midst of incredible pressure he would come through with one of the best drives of his career.
No sooner had Villeneuve's body come to a rest against the...[Read more...]|