Viper Stripes. I had them on a MINI, but they seem kitsch next to the ones on SRT’s Viper GTS Launch Edition Model, due to make its first official appearance at the renowned automotive events in Monterey, California this weekend.
I can’t decide what to be more impressed by, the predictable trajectory of golfer Jake Shepherd’s swing, or former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard’s ability to spot the ball while driving at 120 mph in the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster.
Toyota will enter two of its new GT86 sports cars in this year’s 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race. The new coupes will join an identically liveried Lexus LFA to form a three car team for the race, from May 17th to 20th 2012.
After watching this video, you’ll probably be thinking as I was “..wouldn’t it be great to pit a Ferrari FF against a Lamborghini Aventador and Porsche 911 Turbo on a frozen lake, fitted with suitably narrow winter tyres?”
In these more frugal times, even a brand like Bentley needs to steer away from conspicuous levels of consumption that used to be the watchword for high-performance luxury car makers. Statements such as “If you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it”, have been replaced by “..it has quite a modest carbon footprint”.
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.
This weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix was a fitting occasion for McLaren Automotive to announce that its Asia Pacific network will be managed from a wholly-owned McLaren subsidiary, McLaren Automotive Asia Pte Ltd, based in Singapore.
McLaren Automotive Asia Pte Ltd will be responsible for all of McLaren Automotive’s regional operations throughout its Asia Pacific network including importation, distribution, logistics, sales, marketing, technical support and financial services for McLaren’s range of high-performance sports cars.
Today’s image of the day is one that’s perfectly suited to a Friday evening. Last weekend McLaren Automotive opened its first ever showroom in Milan, Italy – the same weekend as the F1 circus visited nearby Monza circuit for the Italian Gran Prix.
Details are scarce at the moment, very scarce. All we know is that it’s a new British car maker, based in London, that is due to launch on 14th September 2011 at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.
Comedian Rowan Atkinson was involved in an accident whilst driving his McLaren F1 supercar yesterday evening, colliding with a road traffic sign on the A605 at Haddon, near Peterborough.
Ettore Bugatti, best known for his racing cars of the 1920s and 1930s, came from a family of well-respected designers – his brother Rembrandt…
Agency Jung Von Matt in Hamburg have put together a series of 3 print ads to be used in promoting the £169,000 563bhp Mercedes SLS AMG. The gullwing (or roadster) SLS AMG, unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show, is Mercedes first supercar since the SLR which was the result of a collaboration between Mercedes and McLaren.