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One of Six Mercedes CLK-GTR Roadsters for Sale in US

One of Six Mercedes CLK-GTR Roadsters for Sale in US

Probably only one in the US

When the Mercedes CLK-GTR road car went on sale in 1998, the Guinness Book of Records certified it as the most expensive car in the world at the equivalent of $1,547,620. Just 26 of the road cars were made - 20 coupes and six roadsters, and one of...
16.04.2013 | 3467 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Pink FAB1 Hopes to Raise £1 million for Charity

Rolls-Royce Pink FAB1 Hopes to Raise £1 million for Charity

Will be available for hire for the rest of the year

Rolls-Royce has teamed with FAB1 Million to create a unique Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase built to look like the pink Rolls-Royce Lady Penelope drove in the 60s British marionette series Thunderbirds. The exterior is entirely painted in...
16.04.2013 | 4715 views | 0 comments
American Honda Divisions Entering 10 Cars into Pikes Peak

American Honda Divisions Entering 10 Cars into Pikes Peak

Each competing in a different class

We have already heard reports that Peugeot and Hyundai are preparing cars to attempt a new record up Pikes Peak in June, but American Honda is taking a very different approach. Instead of competing for the record, Honda's various American divi...
16.04.2013 | 831 views | 0 comments
Weekend Motorsports Review: Great Races in England and China

Weekend Motorsports Review: Great Races in England and China

The best F1 race of the year so far

Last weekend had some fabulous racing action especially at the Chinese Grand Prix and Six Hours of Silverstone.  FIA World Endurance Challenge Toyota might have qualified first and second for the Six Hours of Silverstone, but it was u...
15.04.2013 | 441 views | 0 comments
Jaguar Knows Compact Sedan Must Be Better than 3 Series to Succeed

Jaguar Knows Compact Sedan Must Be Better than 3 Series to Succeed

Planning sedan for 2015 or 2016

Jaguar Land Rover is riding high with the recent introductions of the F-Type, Range Rover and Evoque, but its next model may be its biggest gamble since being taken over by Indian automaker Tata. Jaguar has already announced plans to produce a 3 S...
15.04.2013 | 949 views | 0 comments
Renault Watching Alfa Romeo 4C to Gauge Alpine Success

Renault Watching Alfa Romeo 4C to Gauge Alpine Success

Revival of the affordable European sports car niche

Renault says that is keeping an eye on whether the Alfa Romeo 4C is a success to gauge possible sales for its upcoming Alpine in 2016. If they are successes, then Renault predicts that it could be the rebirth of the affordable European sports cars...
15.04.2013 | 6257 views | 0 comments
Dubai Adds Aventador and Camaro to Police Car Fleet

Dubai Adds Aventador and Camaro to Police Car Fleet

Will be used to chased down speeders

The Dubai Police have added a $400,000 Lamborghini Aventador and a Chevrolet Camaro to its police force to catch speeders. Lamborghini says that it was not a publicity stunt, and the police paid full price for the car. There are not many detai...
15.04.2013 | 13186 views | 0 comments
GM and Ford Agree to Co-Develop 9- and 10-Speed Automatics

GM and Ford Agree to Co-Develop 9- and 10-Speed Automatics

Will be built for front- and rear-wheel drive cars

Ford and General Motors are not usually known for their cooperation. For most of the last century the two companies have been the largest automakers in the US and have fought each other for each point of market share. However, the world is differe...
15.04.2013 | 390 views | 0 comments
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak is Built to Take Pikes Peak Record

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak is Built to Take Pikes Peak Record

Is aiming to set a new course record

Peugeot has finally revealed the 208 T16 Pikes Peak that Sebastien Loeb will pilot up Pikes Peak in the Unlimited class. Peugeot is hoping to break the 9:46.164 record that Rhys Millen set in a modified Hyundai Genesis Coupe last year. The 208...
15.04.2013 | 1726 views | 0 comments
Cadillac ELR Allows Drivers to Force Energy Regeneration

Cadillac ELR Allows Drivers to Force Energy Regeneration

Steering wheel paddles force the car into Regen on Demand mode

Cadillac's ELR will go on sale at the beginning of 2014 as the brand's first ever range-extended hybrid vehicle, and Cadillac is giving new details on the car. One interesting feature is Cadillac's Regen on Demand feature where drivers...
15.04.2013 | 497 views | 0 comments
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