|FORDPASS WITH SYNC CONNECT DEBUTS ON NEW FORD ESCAPE ARRIVING AT DEALERS IN MAY|
|◾New Ford Escape brings to market available FordPass® with SYNC® Connect – allowing drivers to lock, unlock and locate their vehicle, and to schedule remote starts and check fuel level via a smartphone app
◾2017 Escape is first Ford vehicle to offer SYNC 3 with support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – allowing drivers to seamlessly integrate their favorite devices
◾SYNC Connect is enabled through FordPass platform, which is part of Ford Smart Mobility initiative to take the company to...[Read more...]|
|The Stuff of Legend: Prince Bira, The Mighty Mouse of Siam|
| ||In the film Tombstone there is an exchange of dialogue between Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday. The subject is life. Earp says, 'All I ever wanted was to live a normal life.' To which Holliday responds, 'There is no 'normal' life, there's just life...' When born of a royal family that later becomes the subject of a couple of Hollywood films, there is no 'normal' life, there's just life. Prince Birabongse's life, however, would not be normal; it would be the stuff of legend.
The scene in th...[Read more...]|
|1958 Targa Florio: Musso Commands the Heights|
| ||During the invasion of Sicily during the Second World War it would be the mountainous roads around the island that would pose the greatest hindrance to the advance of the British and American forces trying to breakthrough on their way, ultimately, to Italy. A little more than a decade later, these difficult mountainous roads were taking their toll. But, there would be one Italian right at home among the rocky outcroppings.
The 42nd Targa Florio would go ahead as planned despite the growing c...[Read more...]|
|400TH BUGATTI VEYRON SOLD – THE VEYRON BEGINS ITS FINAL LAP|
|Just 50 models of the super sports car are still available
• 400th Veyron is a Grand Sport Vitesse 'Jean-Pierre Wimille' of the six-part edition 'Les Légendes de Bugatti'|
• Head of Bugatti Wolfgang Schreiber, 'A unique success story about the most exclusive and luxurious super sports car brand in the world'
Molsheim, 5 December 2013. Bugatti has sold its 400th Veyron. Since the production run of the Veyron and its variants is limited to just 450 models, thi...[Read more...]
|1961 Monaco Grand Prix: Outdueled by a Legend|
|Powering his way around Tabac, Richie Ginther would find that his time had run out. He had doggedly fought and wrestled his way around the tight, twisty streets of Monaco in pursuit of Moss. The British veteran had an answer for everything but it required perhaps the best drive of his life to hold off the undersized American.
Paul Richard 'Richie' Ginther started out his career in racing as a mechanic and preparer of racing cars. One of his friends and customers would be the great Phil Hill. ...[Read more...]|