|PORSCHE 911 GT3 NAMED 2014 WORLD PERFORMANCE CAR|
|Atlanta. At a ceremony at the New York Auto Show this morning, the Porsche 911 GT3 was named the 2014 World Performance Car.
The World Car Awards (WCA) are presented annually in four categories – Car Design, Green Car, Performance Car and Car of the Year. Winners are determined by an international panel of 69 automotive journalists from 22 countries. Jurors are appointed by the World Car Awards' Steering Committee based on automotive expertise, experience, credibility and influence.
|PORSCHE 911 GT3 R, PORSCHE CAYMAN S QUALIFY FOR PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE AT ST. PETE|
|The three Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars in the Pirelli World Challenge GT class and the Porsche Cayman S in the GTS class represented the brand well in series qualifying, which was just completed through the streets of downtown St. Petersburg, Fla.
EFFORT Racing, based in Houston, set the Porsche pace with Tim Bergmeister, of Langenfeld, Germany, driving the program in the No. 31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R, qualifying 13th overall, while Michael Mills, Angleton, Tex., placing 18th fastest...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE INSPECTING ENGINES OF CURRENT 911 GT3 MODELS|
| ||Atlanta. The sports car producer Porsche is inspecting all engines of 911 GT3 vehicles of model year 2014. Porsche is informing the owners of the affected vehicles directly and recommending that they stop using their vehicles. The company is offering to pick up the vehicles and take them to a Porsche Centre immediately.
Safety is a number one priority at Porsche, and the company takes its responsibility seriously. After engine damage occurred in two vehicles in Europe and the vehicles ...[Read more...]|
|Impressive Porsche Debut For Sébastien Ogier In Monaco|
|Not only is he quick on the gravel roads of this world, but also on the racetrack: Volkswagen Rally driver Sébastien Ogier thrilled the crowds with a fine performance on his guest appearance in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Monaco. The Frenchman, who leads the FIA World Rally Championship, finished an impressive 13th out of 26 on his racetrack debut. The race, which formed part of the Formula One weekend, was won by Sean Edwards (both 'Team Allyouneed Project 1'). Record World Rally Champion S...[Read more...]|
|BEATSAUDIO™ AND VOLKSWAGEN – BIG SOUND FOR SMALL CARS|
|◾Icon of the music scene and Volkswagen get together to develop a new premium sound system
◾New up! and Polo to be launched soon as strong sounding special editions with 300 watts and seven loud speakers
Wolfsburg, 25 February 2016 – Two genuine trendsetters are set to make waves in the small car segment, with the overall conceptof both the up! beats and the Polo beats being defined by impressive sound. Both new models feature a 300 W premium sound system from audio specialists Beats ...[Read more...]|
|U.S.-BOUND 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA PRODUCTION KICKS OFF TODAY|
|IRVINE, Calif., April 20, 2015 -- The wait is almost over, as North America-bound 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata production began today, signaling the imminent arrival of the next generation of the world's most popular two-seat roadster at U.S. dealers. Additionally, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has released pricing for the entire MX-5 range, including the first 1,000 cars earmarked as Launch Edition models.
'The three trim levels available – Sport, Club and Grand Touring – are tailor...[Read more...]|
|Lexus Adds to the ‘F' Brand Stable With Addition of GS F Sedan|
|•High Revving 5.0L V8 Producing 467 hp in Five Passenger Sedan
•Lexus Goes Racing on Global Scale and Reveals New Motorsports Logo
DETROIT (Jan. 13, 2015) – Throaty rumbles and nimble handling aren't just for sport coupes. Meet the all-new 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan. It is not a standard luxury sedan or track car. The GS F rolled into the North American International Auto Show today with a growl, four doors and enough cabin space to comfortably accommodate five adults.
|ACURA SET TO LAUNCH MORE POWERFUL, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED AND LUXURIOUSLY EQUIPPED 2016 ACURA ILX SPORT SEDAN|
|◾Re-engineered ILX delivers exceptional performance with new standard 201-horsepower direct-injected engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque converter
◾Available AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies sets a new benchmark in the entry-luxury segment
◾New grades increase customer choice with premium features, style and technology; New A-SPEC variant adds package of sporty design elements inside and out
Nov 20, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. ...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN GTI ROADSTER MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW|
|• Spectacular concept car blurs the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds|
Herndon/Los Angeles — Volkswagen will show the spectacular GTI Roadster concept car in North America for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. First seen at the Wörthersee enthusiast festival in Austria in May, this car erases the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds and further demonstrates the bandwidth of the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture that under...[Read more...]