|PRISTINE VOLVO P1800ES SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE AT BONHAMS AUCTION|
|Bonhams Auctioneers has sold a 1973 Volvo P1800ES Sport Wagon for the record sum of 92,400 USD. It was at an auction at the Greenwich Concours d´Elegance in Connecticut, USA that the Swedish classic with just 13,000 miles on the odometer was sold. 'As far as we know, this is a new world record for a classic Volvo', a representative for Bonhams said.
This P1800ES has spent its entire life in Keene, New Hampshire, and been used very little by its three owners, the first of them keeping the car ...[Read more...]|
|FORD BRINGS CUSTOM TRANSIT CONNECT WAGONS TO MAKER FAIRE 2014; MAKERS GET A CHANCE TO MEET THE UNMINIVAN|
|◾Two new custom Ford Transit Connect Wagons, Hackmobile and Happy Mutant Mobile, will be on display at Maker Faire – an all-ages event for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
◾Ford and MAKE magazine teamed up in the construction of Hackmobile, the ultimate Transit Connect Wagon for the do-it-yourselfer, and Happy Mutant Mobile, which was personalized for the Web-based magazine Boing Boing
◾All-new Ford Transit Connect Wagon, the #unminivan, is available as a five- or seven-seat vehicle that can be p...[Read more...]|
|THE PINNACLE OF COLLECTOR CAR AUCTIONS: RM AND SOTHEBY'S OFFER A CENTURY OF AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY AND DESIGN IN NEW YORK CITY|
|• Final countdown underway to RM Auctions and Sotheby's expertly curated Art of the Automobile sale, November 21, in New York City
• First major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over a decade; the sale's catalogue features examples of the upper echelons of design from each era of motoring
• Extraordinary exhibition that showcases all vehicles on offer will be held from November 18–20 on the 10th floor galleries at Sotheby's New York
• Official digital catalogue now availab...[Read more...]|
|MERCEDES-BENZ 2014 G63 AMG: THE ULTIMATE G-CLASS|
| ||The latest technology for the AMG off-road icon: the new 2014 G63 AMG impresses with a state-of-the-art powertrain, expressive new design and improved efficiency. All this is largely attributable to the AMG 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine delivering 536 hp and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission.
Every new AMG high-performance vehicle offers an outstanding mix of 'more power from less fuel' – and the G63 AMG is no exception. The 'strong man' in the AMG model range has been furt...[Read more...]|
|£65 MILLION CHUBB INSURANCE CONCOURS D'ELÉGANCE AT SALON PRIVÉ 2013|
|Salon Privé 2013 – 4th to 6th September
Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elégance – Wednesday 4th September
Syon Park, London, 29 August 2013 –This year's Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elégance at Salon Privé, with an unrivalled line-up of 11 classes featuring nearly 100 entries and the most prestigious judging panel in the event's history, is set to be the biggest and best yet at the UK's premier boutique luxury motoring event.
A small selection of interesting entries is lis...[Read more...]|