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Toro Rosso Debuts STR8 a Day Before Testing Begins

Toro Rosso Debuts STR8 a Day Before Testing Begins

Biggest feature is a straightened nose

Toro Rosso is carrying over its drivers from last year, but a new designer has brought a new take to the STR8.  The 2013 car is the first designed by Toro Rosso's new chief designer Luca Furbatto. Furbatto was responsible for dev...
04.02.2013 | 372 views | 0 comments
Geely Buys Builder of London Black Cabs for $17 million

Geely Buys Builder of London Black Cabs for $17 million

Saves company from shutting down

Geely will purchase Manganese Bronze Holding, makers of London Taxi Company TX4 black cabs, for £11.04 million (€12.8 million or $17.3 million). The company already owned 20% of the company.  Under the purchase, Geely...
04.02.2013 | 3324 views | 1 comments
Daimler Buys 12% Stake in Chinese Automaker BAIC

Daimler Buys 12% Stake in Chinese Automaker BAIC

First foreign automaker to buy into China

Daimler has bought a 12% stake in Chinese automaker Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC), which makes it the first foreign automaker to buy a stake in a Chinese automaker. The deal will also give Daimler two seats on BAIC's Board of Directors. Beca...
04.02.2013 | 501 views | 0 comments
Renault Scenic Xmod Combines Compact Crossover and MPV

Renault Scenic Xmod Combines Compact Crossover and MPV

Will be revealed at Geneva Motor Show

Renault is bringing a refreshed Scenic to the Geneva Motor Show in March and a new variant called the Scenic XMOD that combines the Scenic MPV with a compact crossover.  Scenic The Scenic is getting a major refresh for the Geneva Moto...
04.02.2013 | 3121 views | 0 comments
New Bentley Flying Spur Coming to Geneva

New Bentley Flying Spur Coming to Geneva

Bentley teasing the car for now

It appears that the Geneva Motor Show is going to be a fantastic show for the ultimate level of luxury cars. Rolls-Royce will bring its new Wraith to the show, and Bentley has announced that it will be a new Flying Spur to the show.  The ...
04.02.2013 | 2469 views | 0 comments
A Packed Le Mans Includes New Entries from Porsche and Viper

A Packed Le Mans Includes New Entries from Porsche and Viper

New cars coming in GTE-Pro Field

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest recieved 71 applications for 55 spots on the grid for the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans. Among them were brand new entries from Porsche and the SRT Viper. In the top LMP1 class, Toyota and Audi will go head-to-he...
04.02.2013 | 814 views | 1 comments
Mercedes W04 Makes Its Debut on the Track

Mercedes W04 Makes Its Debut on the Track

Car gets a new nose and new sponsor

Mercedes revealed its 2013 W04 chassis at Jerez a day before Formula 1 testing will begin at the track. The car has three major changes for the new season but only two of them really affect the car - a new nose, Blackberry sponsorship and Lewis Ha...
04.02.2013 | 1001 views | 0 comments
Fiat Will Build Maserati and Alfa Romeo SUVs at Mirafiori

Fiat Will Build Maserati and Alfa Romeo SUVs at Mirafiori

Both cars will be on sale by 2015

Fiat says that it will build Maserati's and Alfa Romeo's new SUVs at its Mirafiori factory near Turin.  The Maserati SUV, which had previously been called the Kubang, is known as the Levante and is slated to debut in 2014. It...
04.02.2013 | 2961 views | 0 comments
Sauber Gives C32 a Brand New Nose and Paint Job

Sauber Gives C32 a Brand New Nose and Paint Job

New car gets new grey and silver livery

Sauber has taken the cover off its new C32 Formula 1 chassis with a new look and whole new livery. The team also has two new drivers at the team - Nico Hulkenberg and Esteban Gutierrez. Compared to other teams, the changes to the car are exte...
03.02.2013 | 788 views | 0 comments
Red Bull Shows the World the RB9 with Video

Red Bull Shows the World the RB9 with Video

The RB9 gets a new livery for 2013.

Red Bull revealed its 2013 Formula 1 car, which it is calls the RB9. The team is hoping to take its fourth consecutive Drivers' and Constructors' World Championships. The name simply indicates that it is the ninth Red Bull Formula 1 car si...
03.02.2013 | 2677 views | 0 comments
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