After stealing the spotlight with a 1966 Alfa Romeo Spider 1600 Duetto in the 1967 movie “The Graduate,” the Italian brand is ready to show off another one of its cars in the upcoming “Fast & Furious 6″ movie. The Giulietta will star in one of the film’s most exciting scenes, and be featured in
The annual Car of the Year competition marked its 50th anniversary at the Barcelona motor show with an exhibition of every winner The annual Car of the Year contest set out to find the best new car launched in Europe over the preceding twelve months.
New wallpapers of the BMW M5 Facelift were released by the Munich-based automaker.
American race driver Connor de Phillippi was recently added to the roster of Porsche Juniors, the arm of Porsche’s factory racing program that develops new talent. The 20-year-old is contesting the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland series with FÖRCH Racing by Lukas Motorsport, and last weekend, he raced the series round at the Nürburgring. Starting 15th on the grid, de Phillippi would cross the line in ninth out of 32 finishers.Courtesy of his in-car camera, you can watch his entire first lap in the video below – there’s no music added, just engine whine during nine minutes of crests, turns, bumpy straights and that wicked Carousel
Mood board showing 6m 33.26sec lap time sparks lap-record rumours; McLaren plays them down McLaren has reiterated that its goal for the McLaren P1 around the Nurburgring Nordschleife is a sub-seven minute lap, despite an image emerging from a presentation to Chinese media suggesting its real target could be closer to 6m 30sec. The image shows a track clock stopped at 6m 33.26sec, and sparked rumours that McLaren had already set its Nürburgring lap time with the 903bhp P1. However, a McLaren spokesman reiterated that its goal was merely “under seven minutes” and added that the image had been included as part of a presentation to potential customers as a part of a “mood board” for the P1, as opposed to offering any specific indication of its lap time
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announces new version of the gaming classic Gran Turismo®: Three of the latest AMG vehicles celebrate their digital premiere in Gran Turismo® 6
With the combined power of more than 1400 hp, Mercedes-Benz is taking to the starting grid of Gran Turismo® 6 with three of its latest models. All set to provide pure excitement and fascination in the new version of the gaming classic for the PlayStation®3 are three high-performance vehicles from AMG: the SLS AMG GT3 producing over 367 kW (more than 500 hp), the E 63 AMG producing 410 kW (557 hp) and the A 45 AMG producing 265 kW (360 hp). In addition to the three new vehicles, no fewer than 21 further vehicles from Mercedes-Benz which featured in Gran Turismo® 5 will also be taking to the track to set the pulses of gaming fans racing.
According to Wards, the U.S. sales of diesel-powered cars and trucks have grown 41 percent in the past five years to almost 409,000 last year
Employing complex scientific formulas and methodologies probably best described as “Whatever we felt like choosing,” Automobile has named its All-Stars for the 2013 model year. The 11 vehicles earned their trophies for being “the best and most significant” offerings to the mag’s staff and contributors, and while we were surprised to see a couple of them on the list, none of them were shocking
Redefining Super Luxury On A Shrinking PlanetAnyone on Earth with access to the Internet, a television or radio for the last 20 years knows that China is no longer the poor stronghold for strict Communist ideals that it was for much of the 20th Century. (Well, at least not in some places.) Traveling to China twice in less than a month – first to Shanghai for a very international auto show and now to Beijing to drive and review the 2014 Bentley Flying Spur – I’ve learned that there’s no lack of personal wealth, at least in two of the world’s largest cities.And yet, even I think the scene before me is a little bit ridiculous. Here I am, slowly climbing up a hillside to reach a fortification at something called Zhuanduo Pass, where roughly a dozen pristine examples of Western decadence sit idling their hand-built 12-cylinder engines in the shadow of China’s revered and awesome Great Wall.
Two twin-turbo sledgehammers go head to head – but which would Steve Sutcliffe take home? Can the latest incarnation of the mighty Nissan GT-R fend off the challenges of the fettled Alpina B6
DTM Brands Hatch 2013: Sunday’s Race Report – Robert Wickens claims maiden podium on P3 for Mercedes-Benz
Robert Wickens (STIHL Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) finished third in the second race of the season at the historic Brands Hatch circuit in Kent. The Mercedes-Benz Junior Team member thus claimed his maiden podium after contesting 13 races in the world’s most popular touring car series