Category: Auto Expo

1985 MG Metro 6R4 Group B Homologation Particular Goes Beneath the Hammer

Again in 1982, FIA gave delivery to the Group B of the World Rally Championship, a collection that compelled nearly no restrictions by way of increase on the automobiles participating. This loopy regulation led to a bunch of insane machines, some that developed greater than 600 hp. Amongst these racers was the 1985 MG Metro 6R4, Austin Rover&rs… (proceed studying >>)




Robert Redford’s 1964 Porsche 904 GTS Leads the Scottsdale Public sale in January

The primary months of the 12 months are at all times a superb time to public sale off automobiles, and an equally good time to purchase them. Recent out of the celebratory temper, automobile fans at all times use the primary few months of a brand new 12 months to replace their garages. Subsequent moth, one of many first massive auctions to be held by Bonhams is the one on the Scottsdale Automotive Week on January 17. With somewhat greater than a month left, the public sale home determined to let collectors know what … (proceed studying >>)


Alpine A110 and Jaguar I-Tempo Combat for the European Automobile of the Yr Title

Because the yr 2018 attracts to an in depth, it is time to try what the previous twelve month needed to provide and put collectively lists and charts of who did what. Within the automotive business, one of the crucial vital such lists is that of the nominees for the Automobile of the Yr award. This week, the group which awards the title for the European market introduced the seven finalists for the 2019 version, with the winner to be introduced in M… (proceed studying >>)




MINI JCW Knights in Black Descend Upon L.A., Pave the Manner for JCW GP Manufacturing

As do a lot of the essential carmakers within the business, MINI too is coming to the Los Angeles Auto Present, and it’s coming to impress, with a few of its automobiles wearing all black. The carmaker can be coming to the occasion with the promise of the longer term beautiful automobiles. The Los Angels occasion which kicks off on the of the month can be dwelling to the MINI John Cooper Works Knights Version, an all-black interpretation of the long-lasting MINI that … (proceed studying >>)


Volvo Breaks the Mould, Brings No Automobile to the Los Angeles Auto Present

Guests to the Los Angeles Auto Present on the finish of this month will likely be in search of cool vehicles to see, contact, and . A few of them will even be heading to the Volvo stand, for a better have a look at the most recent vehicles coming from the Swedish carmaker. They’ll discover none. In a transfer that’s to our information unprecedented, a longtime carmaker will likely be attending an auto occasion of this magnitude however is not going to … (proceed studying >>)




Infiniti Reveals the Prototype 9 and 10 on the Petersen Automotive Museum

For your entire month of October, the long-lasting Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles is residence to 2 of essentially the most thrilling ideas proven lately, the Infiniti Prototypes. Each the 9 and the 10, because the carmaker calls them, are to be discovered on the second flooring of the venue, exterior the Artwork Heart Design Room, of their first public outing in Hollywood. Each ideas have been launched by Infiniti as a way to… (proceed studying >>)


Keith Richards’ Owned 1972 Ferrari Dino 246GT Goes Beneath the Hammer

As fall descends upon us, auctioneers internationally are on the point of increase the temperature of the approaching days with the sale of a number of the most unique, distinctive and well-known autos ever to have rolled the Earth. One of the crucial vital public sale homes on the planet, Bonhams, will likely be internet hosting a number of occasions devoted to cars this fall. The closest of them is the one to be held at Goodwood on September eight. (proceed studying >>)




Florida Uber Driver Fatally Shoots Man, is Free Attributable to “Stand Your Floor” Legislation

Robert Westlake, a safety guard who had only in the near past graduated from the police academy, labored as a Uber driver in Florida. This week, he shot and killed one other driver who compelled him to tug over and got here charging at him. Westlake hasn’t been charged with against the law and won’t be prosecuted. Police say this was a transparent case of “stand your floor,” as Jason Boek, the sufferer, had threatened Westlake he had … (proceed studying >>)


Walter Payton’s 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo to Promote in Chicago at Mecum Public sale

This October, at Mecum’s Chicago 2018 public sale, some 1,000 autos will likely be searching for new homeowners succesful and keen to pay some huge cash for them. Among the many 1,000 automobiles sits a really particular one: a 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo, as soon as owned by Chicago Bears’ running-back Walter P… (proceed studying >>)




Volkswagen Goes for Bonneville Land Velocity Report With Close to-Manufacturing Jetta GLI

Attempting to scrub the bitter style left by the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen is betting on a brand new kind of promoting to advertise its vehicles, one which has the corporate trying to enter each historical past and report books. The primary try, and a profitable one at that, to regain some misplaced glory was the return to the Pikes Peak hill climb following many years of absence. It was this June that the  (proceed studying >>)


Particular Pre-Warfare Automobiles to Race at Spa Francorchamps in September

Motor Racing Legends is a gaggle that for years has been busy reviving the previous glory of vehicles manufactured earlier than World Warfare II by permitting them to compete in opposition to each other in a racing occasion known as Pre-Warfare Sports activities Automotive Sequence. Often, the group permits entry within the races to all sports activities vehicles constructed earlier than 1941, offered they meet a number of easy standards: they should be near the unique manufacturing specification, should be fitted with wings and … (proceed studying >>)




2019 Polestar 1 Involves the U.S. For Pebble Seashore

The primary-ever standalone mannequin of Volvo’s spin-off firm Polestar, the 1, shall be making its North American debut on August 23 through the Pebble Seashore Concours d’Magnificence. It is going to be the primary alternative for the 200 clients who’ve positioned deposits to see the mannequin first hand. It would even be the right alternative for the carmaker to s… (proceed studying >>)


Queen’s 1950 Rolls-Royce Phantom IV State Landaulette is For Sale

The Goodwood Revival Sale scheduled to happen on August eight will embrace eight historic Rolls-Royce automobiles, the Bonhams public sale home introduced the opposite day. A number of of them have been utilized by the Queen and members of the Royal household on common events, it seems. These aren’t simply bea… (proceed studying >>)




Crewe-Constructed Roll-Royce Automobiles to Be Auctioned Off at Goodwood

Again within the 1930s, as a result of turmoil of the age, the 2 iconic British automotive builders generally known as Rolls-Royce and Bentley grew to become the identical firm. In the course of the conflict, the joint firm was headquartered in Crewe, the positioning of immediately’s Bentley manufacturing middle, and remained there till their separation in 2000. For years, the 2 have been constructing vehicles below the identical roof. Now, that is now not the case. (proceed studying >>)


Vary Rover Sport SVR Breaks Quickest Mile on Two Wheels Report at Goodwood

There was slightly little bit of every part for motoring fans at this yr’s Goodwood Competition of Pace, maybe probably the most exiting one within the occasion’s 25 years historical past. In West Sussex, Land Rover celebrated its 70th anniversary in model. It dropped at the occasion seventy Land Rovers from all previous seven a long time, the quickest ever Defender Works V8 … (proceed studying >>)




Watch Robocar Full First Self-Driving Run at Goodwood

Historical past was made this week on the Goodwood Pageant of Pace, after an autonomous automotive managed for the primary time to finish the hill climb by itself. The automotive in query is the Robocar, and proof of its achievement was posted on-line on Friday. Robocar’s run was carried out earlier than the official begin of the occasion on Th… (proceed studying >>)


Opel Kapitan Turns 80, Nonetheless Alive and Kicking

Again in 1938, just one 12 months earlier than the onset of the largest warfare in world historical past, the German automotive business, closely supported by Adolf Hitler and his NSDAP for all of the mistaken causes, was booming. The ’30s had been nice years together with for Opel, one of many oldest carmakers on the earth. By the tip of the last decade, the corporate was assured sufficient to roll out mannequin after mannequin, together with a automotive able to becoming the hole between the po… (proceed studying >>)




One-Off MINI Constructed for Royal Wedding ceremony to Promote at Goodwood

Again in Might, when the British Empire was on the brink of have a good time the royal marriage ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, iconic carmaker MINI introduced a one-off version of considered one of its automobiles. The distinctive automobile, which formally doesn’t have a reputation apart from MINI, was the corporate’s reward for the couple. As per their request, the automobile is to be bought this week on the Goodwood Competition of Velocity, with the proceeds to go to the non-… (proceed studying >>)


Video Breakdown of Robocar Elements Forward of Historic Goodwood Run

On July 12, Daniel Simon’s Robocar will probably be trying to make autonomous automobiles historical past by climbing by itself the four.9 p.c common gradient hill at Goodwood. Earlier than that occurs, the creators of the automobile that goals to make a racing sequence for self-driving automobiles launched an in depth take a look at the applied sciences that make t… (proceed studying >>)




Cullinan to Be Proven at Goodwood Alongside All Different Rolls-Royce Automobiles

Two days remaining till one in every of Europe’s most anticipated auto occasions kicks off at Goodwood Home in West Sussex, England. This 12 months too the organizers count on to have a crowd of at the least 100,000 folks per day flocking to the grounds of the present. And this 12 months, maybe greater than in previous instances, Goodwood will present a formidable assortment of vehicles. Amongst them, for the primary time in historical past, the whole li… (proceed studying >>)


Siemens Autonomous Basic Sports activities Automobile to Make a Goodwood Hill Climb Try

This 12 months’s Goodwood Competition of Velocity will go down in historical past because the venue the place, for the primary time, autonomous autos tried to finish in an official Hillclimb. On Wednesday, Daniel Simon’s Robocar was confirmed as the primary autonomous entry within the conventional 1.16-mile … (proceed studying >>)




Ford to Carry the Bullit Mustangs to Goodwood

Ever because it managed with a stroke of luck to trace down the lengthy misplaced 1968 Ford Mustang that was featured within the iconic Steve McQueen Bullit film, Ford has been busy exhibiting the automobile at occasions throughout the US. The fastback can be proven for the primary time outdoors the U.S. this July, on the 2018 Goodwood Competition of Pace. The automobile will sit proper subsequent to the (proceed studying >>)


Robocar to Attempt World’s First Autonomous Hill Climb at Goodwood

Final weekend, the Pikes Peak Hill climb concluded with a number of noteworthy achievements. Volkswagen’s I.D. R set the all-time report, Bentley’s Bentayga recorded the… (proceed studying >>)




Ducati Multistrada 1260 Takes the Crown at Pikes Peak

With all of the discuss of how the 62 vehicles competing in final weekend’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb carried out, it’s straightforward to miss the truth that 24 bikes entered the competitors as nicely. Within the motorbike class, the very best time up the hill was registered by Ducati racer Carlin Dunne, who reached the 14,110 ft (four,300 m) top of the Peak 9:59:102 minutes after beginning the race 12.42 miles down. This weekend’s wi… (proceed studying >>)


Rhys Millen Units Pikes Peak Hill Climb Report for SUVs in a Bentley Bentayga

The 2018 run of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb would go down in historical past as a really profitable one, with multiple file being damaged by this 12 months’s rivals. Volkswagen, upon its return to the climb following a 30 years absence, managed not solely to beat the file for electrical automobiles, but in addition set the all-time file for the climb whatever the technique of propulsion: 7:57:148 minutes. Simply as pa… (proceed studying >>)




Largest Uncommon Ford Assortment within the World Bought for Over $7 Million

This previous weekend, public sale home Bonhams organized considered one of its largest occasions of the yr: the majority sale of the Den Hartogh Museum within the Netherlands. The public sale was a marathon in itself, lasting 10 hours and being carried out by 4 auctioneers. Greater than 200 Ford and Lincoln&… (proceed studying >>)
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Volkswagen Units All Time Report on Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Volkswagen’s steady bragging concerning the I.D. R electrical racer over the previous few weeks concluded this Sunday, on the Pikes Peak Hill climb, the place the place probably the most talked about automobile of the occasion did precisely what it was purported to do. Pushed by Porsche manufacturing unit driver Romain Dumas, the I.D. R clocked a time of seven:57:148 minutes, greater than a minute quicker than the electrical automobile time achieved by Rhys Millen again in 2016. &… (proceed studying >>)




Volkswagen I. D. R Pikes Peak Units Quickest Qualifying Time, to Lead the Climb

On Wednesday, the automobiles and drivers that may tackle Sunday’s problem of climbing the Pikes Peak have been on scene for the primary official pre-race runs. Volkswagen’s I. D. R Pikes Peak might be this yr’s most talked about and fascinating entry. The electrical racer that may be pushed by Le Mans winner and present Porsche manufacturing facility driver Romain Dumas plans to shatter the eight:57.188 time set … (proceed studying >>)


Opel to Host Germany’s Largest Classic Automotive Assembly

For the 18th yr in a row, town of Rüsselsheim would grow to be the place of gathering for classic automobiles all throughout Europe. The occasion would happen on June 24. With 30,000 guests anticipated to attend, Opel’s occasion could be the place to go for automotive lovers who plan to see iconic automobiles just like the 1972 rally automotive Commodore B GS/E or the Opel GT. In all, some three,000 automobiles are anticipated to attend. A… (proceed studying >>)




Bentley Bentayga Goes for Pikes Peak SUV Report with Rhys Millen

Rhys Millen isn’t any stranger to setting information on the world’s most well-known hill climb, Pikes Peak. Then again, Bentley is an absolute newcomer to the Race to the Clouds, so its run up the hill the next weekend must be one to price watching. Bentley is to tackle the problem of beating Vary Rover’s report for SUVs of 12:35.61 with… (proceed studying >>)


Report-Breaking Bugatti Veyron Tremendous Sport to Promote at Goodwood Competition of Pace

For automobile lovers, the Goodwood Competition of Pace in July is the proper alternative to see the most recent newcomers to the world of vehicles. For some, additionally it is alternative to bid for a few of the most enjoyable automobiles ever constructed. On the final day of the pageant, Bonhams can be auctioning off “an unbelievable vary of supercars.” Amongst them, a mannequin that’s formally thought of to be the fa… (proceed studying >>)




Mazda MX-5 Anniversary Edition Unveiled At 2014 New York Auto Show

Mazda has unveiled a new Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition roadster at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The special edition model has been developed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mazda MX-5. Alongside the special edition, Mazda also revealed the all-new SKYACTIV-Chassis that underpins the new generation MX-5. Launched back in 1989, the MX-5 has been a consistent performer and has countless fans across some of the major markets. It is lightweight, fun to drive and more affordable than other cars of same category. The level of success of the MX-5 is underlined by the 940,000 units Mazda has produced till date. Also, the MX-5 holds the Guinness World Record for the best selling two-seater roadster. Powering the anniversary edition is the 2.0-litre engine that puts out 160 PS and can be mated either to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The exterior is....


BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Making a bold statement at this year’s Beijing Motor Show is the Vision Future Luxury concept by BMW. The sedan concept, as its name says, is BMW’s vision for future vehicles and next generation models are certain to draw some inspiration from it. Starting with the design of the Vision Future Luxury, it is an evolution of the design language first seen on the Gran Lusso Coupe unveiled last year. At the front is a grille which is by far the biggest one we have seen on any BMW model so far. The massive grille is complemented by a pair of sleek laser headlights and air curtains that sit below the headlights. The overall profile of the car is all about channeling air as efficiently as possible. Other exterior highlights include taut surfaces, a coupe like profile and a sloping trunk lid, all of which together reduce drag. A unique....




2015 Mini Paceman Debuts At Auto China Beijing 2014

Mini has unveiled the updated, 2015 Mini Paceman at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. Shown in the new form, the car will come with a bunch of updates including a EU6 compliant engine range, a sportier cabin, updated design, new paint finishes, enhanced driving performance, optimized aerodynamics, new light alloy wheels and a more powerful Cooper S Paceman. On the outside the changes brought are subtle and hard to spot, but noticeably there are retouched lights, piano black exterior elements, new color options, new grille pattern and new alloy wheel designs. Mini has also made LED daytime running lights and LED fog lights standard across the entire range. Cooper and Cooper D Paceman get a new 16-inch alloy wheel set that improves fuel efficiency. Cooper S and Cooper SD Paceman equip a 17-inch alloy wheel set while the JCW features Twin Spoke Black Burnished 18-inch alloy wheels. The changes on....


Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept Hatch Debuts In Beijing

Displaying the potential of their Golf R hatch, Volkswagen has unveiled the masculine Volkswagen Golf R 400 concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The number ‘400’ which the name ends with is actually the power output of car and yes, that is mind boggling. But not just performance, the Golf R 400 is also about style and comes with a pumped up body, new bumpers and seriously flared wheelarches. The Golf R 400 is based on the standard Golf R which, with its turbocharged engine, puts out 300 PS. The Golf R 400 is developed by Volkswagen R GmbH and is powered by a modified version of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine that powers the standard Golf R. The tweaked unit develops a massive 400 hp and 450 Nm of peak torque between 2,400 and 6,000 rpm. Compared to the output of the Golf R, the concept gains 100....




Dodge Unveils 2015 Challenger At 2014 New York International Auto Show

Dodge has launched the 2015 Dodge Challenger which arrives with increased power, all new interior, segment first 8-speed auto gearbox, an all new Scat Pack model, Scat Pack Shaker trims and more. Dodge hasn’t given the Challenger a drastic makeover but has definitely made the new model look even more retro. Taking inspiration from the 1971 Challenger, Dodge has restyled the exterior with a redesigned bonnet with a larger bulge, a new split grille, projector fog lights, LED halo headlamps and LED taillamps. The interior is all new and offers a perfect blend of a retro yet contemporary look and modern features. There is a new 1971-inspired high sill center console, aluminum bezels, driver-focused instrument panel, 14 interior colors and trims, leather high-performance seats and more. Technology upgrades include an all new 8.4-inch touchscreen media center featuring Uconnect Access system, electronic shifter, Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push button start....


2014 Volkswagen Touareg SUV Debuts At Beijing Motor Show

One of the biggest auto groups, Volkswagen has launched the latest version of its very successful premium SUV, the Volkswagen Touareg. The 2014 Touareg has been comprehensively redesigned and gets long list of new features including a new EU6 TDI engine, standard features, color options and optional styling packages. Starting with the redesigned exterior first, designers have thoroughly changed the front and rear of the new Touareg. The front gets bigger trapezoidal headlights which are standard bi-xenons, redesigned radiator grille and a new bumper with a lower air intake. The rear end gets a new bumper, a redesigned diffuser and relocated LED rear fog lights. Other exterior highlights include new 18-inch 10-spoke “Arica” alloy wheel or 20-inch 5-spoke “Masafi” alloy wheels and five new exterior colors: Moonlight Blue Metallic, Sand Gold Metallic, Reef Blue Metallic, Black Oak Brown Metallic and Light Silver Metallic. The R-Line specification can be ordered with....




Alfa Romeo Returns To US With The 4C: Debuts In New York

Making a strong comeback to the US market, popular Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo has unveiled the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C and limited edition 4C Launch Edition at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The 4C is a masterpiece that features a monocoque construction built from carbon fiber. This delivers extraordinary levels of strength of stiffness, which is further enhanced by front and rear cell structures, aluminium-made engine mounting frame and roof reinforcements. By taking several design measures, Alfa Romeo engineers have saved a lot of weight on the 4C which contributes to the breathtaking performance it delivers. At the heart of the 4C is an all-new 1750 cc direct-injection aluminum engine that produces a max of 237 hp and a peak torque of 258 ft.-lb, 80 percent of which is available from as low as 1700 rpm. Mated to the all new alloy engine is an Alfa TCT twin-clutch....


2015 Mini Countryman Debuts At 2014 New York International Auto Show

Mini has unveiled the 2015 Mini Countryman which debuts at the 84th New York International Auto Show. With the first Countryman model coming four years ago that gave birth to a new model range, the 2015 Countryman is just a mild update over the outgoing version. On the exterior a number of small tweaks have been adopted. The hexagonal radiator grille has been revised and adds a rib in chrome on the MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper SD Countryman, a red radiator grille rib with John Cooper Works logo for the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman, a pair of black-finished ribs for One and One D Countryman, and matte silver ribs for Cooper and Cooper D Countryman. The Cooper S and John Cooper Works models now come with standard LED fog lamps, lighter 17 inch alloy wheels and parking and driving lights. Mini has expanded the exterior paint choices....




Audi Exclusive RS7 Dynamic Edition Debuts In New York

Audi will debut its latest creation, the Audi exclusive RS7 dynamic edition at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Unlike other concepts which are only unveiled to show how potent a particular model can be and do not go into mass production, the RS7 dynamic edition will be available as early as this summer. The highlights of the special model include Crimson Red safety belts, Tornado Red brake calipers, DRC suspension, Carbon fiber elements and sport exhaust. The special edition model will be priced at $146,045 (including destination). Powering the RS7 dynamic edition is the same engine that sits under the hood of the standard RS7. The twin turbocharged 4.0 Liter TFSI V8 petrol engine produces a mighty 560 hp which is good enough to catapult the car from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. The engine features cylinder on demand technology which deactivates select cylinders to....


Aston Martin Vantage GT And DB9 Carbon Edition At New York International Auto Show

At the 84th New York International Auto Show this week, Aston Martin will unveil two new special edition models exclusively for the North American markets. Celebrating its 101st year in the automotive industry, the British marque shows off two special editions, one based on the iconic V8 Vantage while the other on the timeless DB9. Dubbed V8 Vantage GT and DB9 Carbon Edition, the two special Aston Martins not only talk performance but will also mesmerize the visitors with their alluring looks. The 2015 Vantage GT is powered by a front-mid mounted, 4.7 liter, all alloy, dry-sumped V8 engine which puts out 430 hp of max power at 7300 rpm, enough to propel the car from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and achieve a top speed of 190 mph. Compared to the regular Vantage, the 2015 Vantage GT is more powerful and quicker, thanks to  an aggressive spark....




Mercedes-Benz Launches SL400 Sport In UK: To Replace SL350

Today, Mercedes-Benz has launched the all new member of its SL-Class family, the SL400 Sport. The SL400 Sport has not been launched as a separate model but replaces the entry level SL350. In brief, the SL400 Sport is 27 hp more powerful, offers 110 Nm of more torque and is even quicker than the outgoing entry-level SL model. Powering the SL400 is an all new 6-cylinder, 2996 cc engine that equips two turbochargers to produce a lovely 333 hp of max power and peak torque of 480 Nm. Despite being half a liter smaller than the currently available unit, the new engine offers a 0 to 62 mph sprint time of 5.2 seconds. The engine is completely compliant with EU6 emissions. Features wise, the new entry level replacement model is thoroughly loaded including 19-inch AMG 5-spoke alloy wheels, AMG aprons at front and rear, AMG side skirting, body colored boot....