In September, the Volvo Concept Coupé was launched to critical acclaim and many awards, and represented the world’s first insight into Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) new design direction under Senior Vice President of Design, Thomas Ingenlath. It also showed one interpretation of how the proportions and versatility of Volvo Cars’ new Scalable Product Architecture, that will underpin all medium and large cars in the company’s future, could look.… Continue reading
An all-new Honda Ridgeline pickup truck will come to market in less than two years and, today, Honda shared a sketch expressing the new truck’s styling direction. Honda also confirmed that production of the current Ridgeline, built exclusively by Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC, in Lincoln, Alabama, will conclude in mid-2014.… Continue reading
Venturi Automobiles today announced a joint venture with award-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio to enter a team in the new FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric race series beginning in September 2014.
Based in Monaco, the new Venturi Grand Prix Formula E Team has been co-founded by DiCaprio and Gildo Pallanca Pastor, founder of pioneering EV manufacturer Venturi Automobiles, together with Bert Hedaya and Francesco Costa.… Continue reading
Hyundai Motorsport has unveiled its full team line-up at a special launch event in Frankfurt today, as the manufacturer gears up for its debut in the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship at Monte Carlo next month.… Continue reading
The Porsche 911, the first presentation of which dates from the year 1963, i.e. meanwhile fifty (!) years ago, has indeed nothing lost of its myth. Thus it is not at all surprising that it is now available in its seventh generation, namely since September 2011 under the designation 991. But the KTW Tuning team from Hildesheim, Germany, shows that it is nevertheless possible to considerably optimize this nearly perfect bolide.… Continue reading
A new Lexus F model is set to break cover at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.… Continue reading
The company MB Individual Cars from Augsburg, Germany, has developed a voluminous spoiler packet of ultralight but nevertheless highly strong real carbon for the „face lifted“ BMW Z4 (E89) for the season of springtime 2013, that the Augsburg company will bring out in the beginning of the year 2014 in a limited to 25 units quantity, with MOT certificate, of course.… Continue reading
Lotus and Police across East Anglia join together this Christmas to present a united front against drink driving.
It’s a sad fact that over the Christmas period more lives are lost on British roads due to drunk drivers than at any other time of the year. This serious issue deserves a strong approach, and to that end, Lotus is working with the region’s police by providing a fully liveried Lotus Evora S to help officers engage with drivers and spread the word about the ‘Fatal Four’ driving behaviors*, which includes drink driving.… Continue reading