|GRAND PALAIS TO HOST 101 YEARS OF MOTORING HISTORY AT BONHAMS OPENING EUROPEAN SALE|
|The dazzling Grand Palais will once play host Bonhams Grande Marques du Monde sale on 9th February. With lots ranging from the veteran 1900 Benz Ideal 4.5 HP to a brace of modern Bentleys, the sale spans over a century of the finest motor cars from all over the world.
Representing the best of British motoring is the star lot, a 1935 Aston Martin Ulster. 'CML 719' was one of the 7 Ulster works cars – this one driven by C.T Thomas and M. Kenyon at the 1935 Le Mans 24H – and came fifth in its c...[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...]|
|RARE RENNSPORT PORSCHES ASSEMBLE AT INAUGURAL PORSCHE-ONLY AUCTION|
|◾Auction line-up sees 57 high quality Porsches go under the hammer, of which six are low-mileage lightweight 'RS' Rennsport editions
◾Original 'early 500' 1973 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Touring joins the sale with a guide of £375,000 - £425,000 alongside a low-mileage 1992 911 964 Carrera RS, which is estimated to sell for £150,000 - £170,000
◾Two 911 996 GT3 RS models and a 911 997 GT3 RS will also be for sale, all in exemplary condition, specification and sensibly guided estimates
◾Silverstone Auc...[Read more...]|
|BUILDING GREENER PASTURES: TOYOTA TAPS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FIRM CORGAN FOR NEW NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS|
| ||Plano, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 – It's official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota's lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
'After a search that included some of the finest architectural firms in the world, we are thrilled to welcome Corgan as designers of our North American headquarters in Plano, Texas,' said Doug Beebe, corporate manager of Administrative Services at Toyota. 'Corgan is a world-class firm that has designed man...[Read more...]|
|ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS APPOINTS NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA AND SOUTH AMERICA|
| ||Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Brett Soso as Regional Director for the Middle East, Africa and South America. Soso replaces Geoffrey Briscoe who is returning to Australia.
Soso (42) who is a South African joins Rolls-Royce Motor Cars from a very successful career in the highly competitive automobile retailing industry in South Africa.
Speaking from the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, in the UK, CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös said, 'Geoff Briscoe has made a substantial c...[Read more...]|