To celebrate the success of Corvette in sports car racing – and in particular the prestigious Le Mans 24-Hour event, a limited series of just 250 ‘Victory Edition’ Corvette Coupes is being produced. Since Corvette Racing made its debut in 1999, the team has won over 50 races, including five class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 2001 and 2006.
The Victory Edition Corvette is based on the Corvette C6 Coupe which shares strong links with the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R race car and the h
Confirming its commitment to style and performance, Pontiac introduced a show car version of an all-new, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2008 Pontiac G8 will be available in dealerships early next year.
“With the balance of rear-wheel drive and the availability of V-8 power, the G8 represents another step in Pontiac ’s commitment to its performance DNA,” said John Larson, Pontiac general manager. “Added to the Solstice and the recently announced additions of t
Unveiled today at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show, the 2008 Ford Taurus X is a full-size crossover that offers three rows of seating, a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine with six-speed automatic transmission and a long list of standard safety equipment – including side curtain air bags and AdvanceTrac® electronic stability control.
Innovative convenience features on the Taurus X include one-touch, flip-and-fold second-row seating and an available power rear liftgate. The 2008 Taurus X will reach deale
In time with the launch of X-Bow’s media website. KTM shows the first images of a scale model. This model was built for design purposes, has a scale of 1:2,5 and corresponds in almost every detail with the final car.
The scale was not selected randomly – it’s the best size to fit into the windtunnel of Dallara, KTM’s Italian developement partner for the X-Bow project.
Another scale model has already spent some 100 hours inside this windtunnel, mainly to adjust the airflow of the cooling sy
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced drivetrain and sporty styling upgrades to the Premacy model range in Japan. The new models for Mazda's popular compact minivan are available nationwide from today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealers. Mazda Premacy is known as the Mazda5 in overseas markets.
Mazda Premacy 20Z
(FWD model with 2.0L DISI reciprocating gasoline engine and five-speed automatic transmission)
New additions to the Premacy lineup include models equipped wit
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today announced the Japanese market launch of the fully redesigned Delica D:5, a minivan that delivers monobox roominess and utility together with high levels of performance and stability in on- and off-road driving. The 2.4-liter 4WD Delica D:5 goes on sale at affiliated dealerships throughout Japan today carrying a tax inclusive price tag ranging from ¥2,614,500 to ¥3,412,500.
The fifth iteration of the series, Delica D:5 inherits and builds on the strengths of
The marathon relay celebrating Ferrari's 60th anniversary started this morning from the Italian Embassy in Abu Dhabi at 10 a.m. local time. The relay will involve over 10,000 Ferrari owners and their cars of all ages. These will act as symbolic "bearers" of a specially commissioned relay baton adorned with 60 badges symbolising the most extraordinary events in the Marque's 60-year history.
Abu Dhabi was chosen as the start point for the relay – which after the Middle East makes its way ac
Ford Motor Company today unveiled the world’s first drivable fuel cell hybrid electric plug-in that combines an onboard hydrogen fuel cell generator with lithium-ion batteries to deliver more than 41 mpg with zero emissions. The vehicle is built on a flexible powertrain architecture that will enable Ford to use new fuel and propulsion technologies as they develop without redesigning the vehicle.
“This vehicle offers Ford the ultimate in flexibility in researching advanced propulsion technolog
The SEAT dealership network in Spain already features a new “Black & White” version for the Altea range, a limited series with only 200 units on offer in Spain. Its name is a reflection of the combination of mágico black body paint and pale Moonrock leather upholstery, a unique colour scheme within the range that enhances the Altea’s roominess and lends a touch of elegance that has nothing to envy of higher segment vehicles.
The Altea Black & White’s exclusiveness does not stop at its
Ford F-Series Super Duty, the industry’s leading heavy-duty work truck and a mainstay of businesses throughout America, has been overhauled for the 2008 model year. Ford’s Super Duty pickup has been the leader in the over 8,500-pound truck segment since launch, offering best-in-class payload, gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) and trailer tow ratings. The new Super Duty, which will go on sale in early 2007, will help ensure that Ford Motor Company maintains its nearly 30 years of leadership in
The new MINI hatch line-up will soon be complete, when the new MINI One and MINI Cooper D models are unveiled to the public at the International Geneva Motor Show on 8 March 2007. The entry-level One features a perky 95hp 1.4-litre petrol engine, while the Cooper D boasts performance and fuel efficiency from an all-new 1.6-litre 110hp turbodiesel powerplant.
A Cooper-badged MINI diesel hints at the sporty nature of the new model. MINI fans will be equally excited at the prospect of the Co
This medium-sized minivan combines an exciting driving experience with an interior full of entertainment features. Formed around a ”Sculpted by the Wind” theme, the exterior has been designed for optimum aerodynamic performance.
The vehicle is also equipped with a mobile communication-compatible AVN driving information system and an individual entertainment system allowing each passenger to enjoy personalized audio and visual entertainment, for even more enjoyable travel.