Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for its new-generation mid-engine 2009 Boxster and Cayman models, as well as updated pricing on its 2009 911 and Cayenne models.
The new Boxster and Cayman models go on sale in the U.S. in March of this year.… Continue reading →
We’ve heard it before: drinking and driving don’t mix. We know. And we’re not about to condone the combination of the two. But we also can’t help but wonder why there seems to be so much crossover between automobiles and alcohol: beer and whiskey logos on race cars, Martini striping on rally cars, champagne sprayed all over victorious drivers, mixed drinks named after sports cars….… Continue reading →
It’s the mightiest MiTo yet! This is the stunning Marangoni M430 – a one-off edition of Alfa Romeo’s hatchback that comes with scissor doors and a 233bhp engine. And Auto Express has driven it.
First revealed at the Essen Motor Show last November, the M430 is the hottest incarnation of the MiTo yet, and although Alfa doesn’t officially endorse it, the car points the way to the GTA version, which is due to hit showrooms later this year.… Continue reading →
The sportiest to-date model of Maserati’s Quattroporte range made its worldwide debut at NAIAS. The technical changes to the new Quattroporte Sport GT S compared to the ‘S’ model concern the mapping of the V8 4.7-litre engine which now produces 433HP, the new gearshift management software, the stiffer springs and lower ride height as well as the more sonorous sport exhaust system.… Continue reading →
Bulgaria is the latest nation to express a desire to host Formula One.
A new permanent circuit is projected, based on an existing motocross venue in the Dolna Mitropolya region. The site, located near the northern town of Pleven, about 100 miles from the capital, Sofia, is being developed to host a round of the MotoGP series in 2011, and the government also wants it to stage a Grand Prix.… Continue reading →
Loaded with more than £3000 worth of gadgets, including lowered suspension, red Brembo brake callipers, sports dials with red background, black leather upholstery, Carbonio black metallic paint and darkened 19” spoke alloy wheels, the Alfa 159 Limited Edition is a new secret weapon for dealers across the country.
The eye-catching saloon which is limited to just 250 examples is powered by a 1.9 JTDM 150bhp diesel engine and costs £22,168 on the road.… Continue reading →