|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...]|
|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.
|OAK TREE GRAND PRIX AT VIR. PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES|
|While the Porsche 919 Hybrid competes for overall victories at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the likelihood of a GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entry of winning against the Prototype (P) class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is slim. However, for the first time this year, and in recent memory, the Porsche 911 RSR will have a chance at the overall race win when the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR takes place on Sunday, August 24. The two-hour and 45-minute event marks the fi...[Read more...]|
|MORE LEXUS RC COUPE TO LOVE - F SPORT TO BE REVEALED AT GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW|
|◾RC F GT3 Racing Concept Debuts
◾Lexus Press Conference March 4
GENEVA - Feb. 13, 2014 – Enthusiasts who want a sportier and more aggressive new RC 350 coupe will be excited to know the 2015 RC 350 F SPORT will debut at the Geneva International Motor Show.
The RC 350 F SPORT will feature enhanced driving dynamics in addition to exclusive exterior and interior design features. This new model completes the RC model range which includes the sporty RC 350 and RC F performance coupe with mor...[Read more...]|
|2015 K900 OVERVIEW|
|Modern and Elegant, the K900 Signals a New Era for Kia and Advances the Brand to New Levels of Sophistication
◾Highly intuitive and advanced technology combine with superb craftsmanship and materials to boldly announce Kia's entry into the rear-drive premium-luxury sedan segment
◾All-new V8 flagship debuts with 420 horsepower1; V6 model produces 311 horsepower
◾Flagship Sedan Accompanied by Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance
IRVINE, Calif., February 11, 2014 – The all-new 20...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN E-GOLF TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW|
|The first fully electric Volkswagen for the U.S. market promises everyday usability and versatility with zero tailpipe emissions and low ownership costs
◾ Drivetrain consists of 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower electric motor: 7.2 kW onboard charger is standard
◾ Three driver selectable regenerative braking modes
◾ Standard Fast Charging capability allows 80 percent battery charge within 30 minutes
◾ Roadside Assistance Plan takes the anxiety out of 'range anxiety'
◾ First Vo...[Read more...]|