2012 is the Chinese Year of the Dragon, so it seems fitting that Acura chose this ‘fire red’ hue for its latest NSX Concept – on show at last week’s Auto China show in Beijing.
Ever get the feeling Audi really enjoy poking fun at BMW? You’ll remember back in 2008 when BMW launched their Expression of JOY campaign to mark the arrival of the new Z4, then followed this with ‘The Story Of JOY’ covering the rest of its range and now ‘JOY is BMW’ which encompasses BMW innovations.
I love this image. It’s from last weekend’s Intercontinental Le Mans Challenge (ILMC) 6-hour race at Silverstone and depicts a meeting of two generations of Le Mans Audis – the current R18 TDI and R8C from 1999.
If you thought the standard Audi R8 Spyder wasn’t showy enough, then this could be the car for you. Created by Audi UK and donated for auction at the White Tie and Tiara Ball, this Gumbal-ready R8 Spyder is bound to create something of a stir out on the roads.
The most extreme version of Audi’s R8 has gained (or lost, depending on your perspective) further appeal with a new soft-top Spyder variant of the R8 GT. Using the same 552 bhp V10 FSI powerplant as its hard-top sibling, the GT Spyder will be delivered to just 66 lucky customers in the UK out of a worldwide production of 333 units.
Following swiftly on from last week’s 911 Black Edition, Porsche have revealed another Black Edition special, this time for the Boxster. Unlike the £67,000 911 Black Edition, which is priced to match the base 911 Carrera, the Boxster Black Edition is more than £3,500 more expensive than the Boxster S at £47,426 when it is launched in March 2011.
Spanish sports car and racing specialist, GTA Spano, has been pounding around the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in nearby Valencia developing future models to succeed its popular 769 bhp V10 GTA Spano. Spanish sports car and racing specialist, GTA Spano, has been pounding around the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in nearby Valencia developing future models to succeed its popular 769 bhp V10 GTA Spano.
Continuing this week’s lightweight theme, Porsche announce their retro-looking Boxster Spyder.
Lamborghini has chosen the LA show to launch the new LP560-4 Spyder. The US accounted for 39-percent of all Lamborghini sales in ’07, making…