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Stirling Moss Claims that Women Can't Handle 'Mental Stress' of F1

Stirling Moss Claims that Women Can't Handle 'Mental Stress' of F1

Not sure a woman would get a chance at a top team

Stirling Moss has provoked criticism in the F1 community for an interview he gave on BBC Radio 5 when he said he does not believe a woman could handle the mental strain of racing in Formula 1.  “We’ve got some very strong and ...
16.04.2013 | 6424 views | 0 comments
BMW and Brilliance Launch Zinoro Brand to Sell EVs in China

BMW and Brilliance Launch Zinoro Brand to Sell EVs in China

Brand will launch in 2014 using BMW platforms

As rumored two weeks ago, BMW and Brilliance are launching a new brand in China specifically for EVs. They are calling the brand Zinoro, and it will use BMW platforms when it launches in 2014. The first cars will be shown near the end of 2013.&nbs...
16.04.2013 | 8493 views | 0 comments
German Automakers Expanding Production Out of Europe

German Automakers Expanding Production Out of Europe

They are worried about currency fluctuations with the Euro

Volkswagen, Mercedes and BMW are committing around $25 billion to expand out of Europe over the next four years to avoid currency fluctuations with the Euro.  BMW will build the X4 at its factory in South Carolina and already builds the X...
16.04.2013 | 479 views | 0 comments
Jaguar Seriously Considering F-Type S-GT to Join Range

Jaguar Seriously Considering F-Type S-GT to Join Range

It would be based on same concept as the XKR-S GT

Jaguar has seen the demand for the XKR-S GT and is considering applying the same concept to the F-Type in the near future.  While the F-Type is already available with the supercharged 5.0-liter V8 that is used in the XKR-S GT, but power c...
16.04.2013 | 355 views | 0 comments
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 | 3540 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 | 4738 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 | 840 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 | 448 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 | 956 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 | 6286 views | 0 comments

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