|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...]|
|Volkswagen Arteon Makes World Debut At The Geneva Auto Show|
|◾Premium four-door coupe is positioned above the Passat mid-size sedan
◾Five-seat Arteon combines the design elements of a sports car with the elegance and space of a fastback
◾Standard LED headlamps merge with the radiator grille and bonnet to form a completely new front end
◾Very long wheelbase in relationship to the overall length offers excellent space
◾Six turbocharged engines offer power outputs from 148 to 276 horsepower
◾Top engines come with a DSG® dual-clutch automatic gearbox and...[Read more...]|
|RENAULT ANNOUNCES PRICING AND SPECIFICATION FOR ALL-NEW MÉGANE SPORT TOURER|
|◾Six trim levels across a 25-strong version line-up
◾Unique-in-class technologies such as 4Control four-wheel-steering and 8.7-inch portrait touchscreen infotainment system
◾Two dCi and two TCe engines with manual & EDC transmissions
◾CO2 emissions from just 96g/km & fuel economy of up to 76.4mpg (NEDC combined)
◾Boot space of 521-litres (VDA)
◾5-star Euro NCAP rating and high levels of ADAS equipment as standard
◾Built on the new Renault-Nissan Alliance 'CMF' platform
◾Manufactured for E...[Read more...]|
|Audi of America announces pricing for the all-new 2017 R8, the fastest and most powerful Audi production model ever|
|•More powerful and more dynamic than its predecessor, the R8 V10 plus generates 610 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque reaching a top track speed of 205 mph
•The all-new Audi R8 and R8 LMS racecar were co-developed and share approximately 50 percent of the same parts, including the V10 engine
•Track-tested around the world, the R8 LMS will make its US racing debut at the ROLEX 24 at Daytona on January 30, 2016
Faster, more efficient, and more capable both on and off the racetrack, the all-new 2017 ...[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.
|AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO WITH LASER LIGHT|
|• Audi brings new lighting technology to Le Mans
• WEC, DTM and GT sport in focus again in 2014
• Development Board Member Dr. Hackenberg: 'Motorsport accelerates our developments'
Ingolstadt, December 18, 2013 – At the world premiere of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro, Audi unveiled another technical highlight of its new LMP1 sports car in Ingolstadt on Wednesday night. In 2014, the brand with the four rings will be running with laser light for the first time in the Le Mans 24...[Read more...]|