|McLAREN 650S GT3 TAKES WINS IN THREE COUNTRIES|
|McLaren GT Factory Drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar, Shane van Gisbergen and Alvaro Parente claimed victories in Europe and North America as the 650S GT3 enjoyed a strong weekend. The race-focused version of Super Series model secured a dramatic win at the opening round of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in Monza, Italy, a double podium in the Pirelli World Challenge at Barber Motorsports Park in the USA and pole position and a win at the first weekend of the International GT Open champ...[Read more...]|
|McLAREN 650S SPRINT SECURES MAIDEN HONOURS AT SAUDI GT CHAMPIONSHIP|
|The McLaren 650S Sprint has secured its first championship silverware taking the 2016 Saudi GT Championship title at the Reem International Circuit, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A dominant performance at the final round of the season saw the 650S Sprint claim pole position, fastest lap time and overall race win.
The 650S Sprint contested its first competitive season in Saudi Arabia run by Al Ghassan Dragon Racing Team, sponsored by Mobil 1 Saudi Arabia. The season has seen driver HRH Prince Mohammad...[Read more...]|
|PODIUM FINISH IN SEPANG SECURES SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE McLAREN 650S GT3|
|The McLaren 650S GT3 claimed the first silverware of the 2016 season as GT customer team Clearwater Racing took the final podium position in a dramatic three hour race in Sepang. The result was enough to maintain the hard-earned lead in both the team and driver championships, and secure the second title for the 650S GT3. Factory Driver Rob Bell, alongside teammates Mok Weng Sun and Keita Sawa, ended the season with three pole positions and two wins.
Despite not needing to win to take the over...[Read more...]|
|McLAREN GT COMPLETES MOST SUCCESSFUL SEASON TO-DATE WITH VICTORY AT SEPANG 12-HOURS|
|The McLaren 650S GT3 claimed class victory and fourth place overall at the Sepang 12 Hours this weekend, bringing an end to the competitive debut season of the car, and crowning what has been the most successful campaign to-date for the Woking outfit. McLaren GT Factory Driver Alvaro Parente and Young Driver Andrew Watson joined customer team FFF-Racing to secure a hard-fought victory in the Pro-Am category, and narrowly missed a podium finish overall as the flag fell after 12 hours of close rac...[Read more...]|
|McLAREN 650S GT3 SECURES MAIDEN CHAMPIONSHIP WITH TEO MARTIN MOTORSPORTS AFTER DOMINANT BARCELONA WEEKEND|
|The McLaren 650S GT3 claimed its first championship over the weekend in Barcelona as McLaren GT customer team Teo Martin Motorsports secured the International GT Open Championship title, and also saw the first victory for the McLaren GT Young Driver Programme. A hard-fought double podium finish for factory driver Alvaro Parente and teammate Miguel Ramos secured the championship, while Young Driver Andrew Watson took overall victory in the weekend's opening sprint race alongside Fernando Monje. A...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW GOLF ALLTRACK AND NEW BEETLE MODELS HEAD THE CHANGES|
|Volkswagen also simplifies model lineups to put the emphasis on value
• Golf Alltrack adds all-wheel-drive ability and rugged off-road looks to the fun-to-drive and practical Golf SportWagen
• Golf SportWagen receives 4Motion® all-wheel-drive option
• Beetle range complemented by Dune Convertible, revised Classic models, and limited edition #PinkBeetle
• Driver assistance features added to lower priced trimlines in many model lineups
• Tiguan lineup simplified to value-laden Wol...[Read more...]|
|BMW MODEL DEBUTS AND UPGRADES FOR SUMMER 2016|
|◾New 340hp BMW M140i and BMW 240i M Performance models top BMW 1 and 2 Series ranges.
◾BMW 1 Series and BMW 2 Series now benefit from more powerful, efficient engines.
◾New BMW iPerformance range launched, including new 7 Series PHEV models with up to 29 miles all-electric range.
◾Superior connectivity for the six additional model ranges.
◾New equipment and personalisation options.
BMW is upgrading its product range for the 2017 model year with more efficient, stronger-performing new four...[Read more...]|
|DODGE SIMPLIFIES DART LINEUP, APPEALING TO BOTH THE VALUE CONSCIOUS CONSUMER AND THE DRIVING ENTHUSIAST|
|◾Dodge simplifies the 2016 Dodge Dart lineup to three models: Dart SXT Sport, Dart Turbo and Dart GT Sport, delivering small-car consumers the content they desire at a lower starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
◾Buyer can customize their Dart exterior to stand out in a sea of sameness with the available popular Rallye and Blacktop packages or the all-new Chrome package that offers an upscale look at an affordable price
◾The new Dodge Dart SXT Sport is the new entry-level ...[Read more...]|
|FOUR ENGINES, EIGHT-SPEEDS AND UP TO 707 HORSEPOWER: DODGE ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ITS NEW 2015 CHALLENGER MODEL LINEUP|
|Starting later in the third-quarter, Dodge is unleashing the Most Powerful and Fastest Muscle Car ever, along with the most capable and technologically advanced Challenger lineup ever – with a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $26,995
◾The Dodge and SRT brands now offer the most complete lineup of muscle cars, loaded with even more performance, technology and world-class hardware: ◾New 2015 Challenger SXT models with award-winning 305 horsepower Pentastar V-6 eng...[Read more...]|
|PERFORMANCE FIGURES ANNOUNCED FOR THE McLAREN 650S AHEAD OF GENEVA DEBUT|
|• New McLaren 650S Coupe can accelerate 0-200km/h (0-124mph) in just 8.4 seconds
• Faster than rival 'stripped out' road racers, yet offers far superior comfort, refinement and equipment
• Available in Coupe and Spider variants from launch
As the first example of the McLaren 650S rolled off the line at the state-of-the-art McLaren Production Centre in Woking, McLaren Automotive has released performance numbers and confirmed pricing ahead of the global debut at the 84th International Geneva ...[Read more...]|