|ALEXANDER CALDER BMW ART CAR HIGHLIGHTS CLASS OF BMW 3.0CSLS AT 2014 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE|
|◾BMW-Powered McLaren F1 GTR featured in class of McLaren cars
◾BMW Group Classic display includes the David Hobbs 320 Turbo race car as well as BMW M1 and first generation M3 and 3 Series Convertible
◾All-new BMW i8 Sports Car and M4 Coupe also Highlighted
◾BMW Technology Award to recognize the best example of cutting edge technology in its day
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 7, 2014 . . . The very first BMW Art Car, a BMW 3.0 CSL, designed by American artist Alexander Calder, will be a...[Read more...]|
|KIA NIRO CONCEPT MAKES U.S. DEBUT AT 2014 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW|
| Cutting-Edge Urban Hybrid Vehicle Shows Off Kia's Ambitious Vision of a Lifestyle City Car
•Niro's B-segment design is futuristic, upscale and performance-inspired
•Hybrid electric drive intended to give Niro four-wheel drive capabilities when needed
CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 – Kia's dramatic and modern Niro urban lifestyle concept vehicle, which was unveiled last September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today made its U.S. debut at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. The Niro hints at a ...[Read more...]|
|Lexus Celebrates The International Design Community With 'Design Matters' Event In New York City|
| ||Akio Toyoda hosts event showcasing commitment to design
NEW YORK (April 19, 2013)—In its ongoing pursuit of innovation, Lexus is pushing the boundaries of technology, craftsmanship and design. This dedication to design was celebrated at an event hosted by global President Akio Toyoda in New York City. The event, called 'Design Matters,' showcased Lexus' commitment to design, both in its new products and in its global brand activities to an audience of established and aspiring me...[Read more...]|
|TOYOTA GT86 IS CAR BUYER'S COUPE OF THE YEAR|
|Announcing the award on Friday (1 March), Steve Fowler, Car Buyer Editor-in-Chief, said: 'The GT86 is a fine example of Toyota doing what it does best: understanding the needs of a target market and delivering – in this case a focused sports car that's all about driving enjoyment, yet at an affordable price.'
It's a neat summary of the essential qualities that have made the low, light and lithe GT86 an instant hit with media and motorists alike.
Giving the Toyota a 4.8-out-of-five rating...[Read more...]|
|Buyers in abundance for another strong sale at Brooklands|
|Amidst some speculative recent market results, the heat was on Historics, but with Brooklands bathed in sunshine, the classic and sports car auctioneer again delivered another strong sale. In total 60 of 103 vehicles were seen away for a sale ratio of 58% and a final sale figure of £1,159,070.
As pre-sale publicity predicted, Bentley's blazed a trail, with the star of the show an R-Type Coupé by Abbott of Farnham, which sold for £100,000. A 1937 4¼ litre Sports Special sold for £47,500, wh...[Read more...]|