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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus starts the engine of the SCG003 [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Following the original announcement made exactly one year ago, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus was truly putting bits and piaces altogether of the upcoming SCG003 road-race supercar. Not much technical exact information has been thus released thus far, however the team started the engine of the car for the first time and put this great moment on video! In addition to that, a new teaser picture has been released showing the front nose cone and a gigantic front splitter being unveiled. The world premiere of the much promising SCG003 is set for Geneva Motor Show, starting March 5th, 2015.  Read more »
2014 Infiniti CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Infiniti has issued the following press release:INFINITI CONCEPT VISION GRAN TURISMO LAUNCHING IN GRAN TURISMO®6 ON THE PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEMHong Kong – Infiniti today lifts the virtual covers off the INFINITI CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo, a vision of what a high performance Infiniti could look like in the future. It was created through close collaboration with the creators of Gran Turismo®, the racing game franchise developed by Polyphony Digital Inc. that has sold more than 72 million copies worldwide. The INFINITI CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo will be available for download starting today 13:00pm (JST) in Gran Turismo®6 (GT6™) exclusively on the PlayStation®3 system.The INFINITI CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo is a project that started as an ambitious global Infiniti Design competition to “design a pure Infiniti GT car”.  Read more »
BOLOGNA 2014 - Carrozzeria Viotti Willys AW380 Berlinetta [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
A surprise debut at the Bologna Motor Show this year is the Willys AW380 supersportcar developed jointly by three Italian companies – world famous coachbuilder Carrozzerria Viotti Torino, design studio Maggiora Automobili and design consulting company F.D. Fast Design of Bologna. The gorgeous coupe named Willys AW380 pays a tribute to the Renault and Brazilian Willys-Overland partnership from 1962 to 1966. During this period the Sao Paulo-based manufacturer built just 822 unit of the Alpine A108 Interlagos. The two-door coupe then was equipped by a rear-mounted Gordini engine delivering 70hp to the rear wheels.  Read more »
BREAKING - Ferrari FXX K unveiled
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the following press release:WORLD PREMIERE OF THE FXX K AT THE FERRARI FINALI MONDIALI IN ABU DHABIMaranello, 2 December 2014 – Ferrari’s new FXX K research and development programme receives its world premiere next weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The laboratory-car is based on Maranello’s first hybrid model and will grace the world’s tracks from next year onwards. The K in its moniker is a reference to the “KERS” kinetic energy recovery system it adopts in maximising its track performance.Unfettered by homologation and racing regulations, the FXX K will never be used in competition. It was, in fact, developed to be completely uncompromising, incorporating technological innovations that will guarantee an unprecedented driving experience to the exclusive group of Client-Test Drivers with whom the Prancing Horse will roll out a test programme over the coming two years.  Read more »
SUBARU VIZIV GT Vision Gran Turismo unveiled! [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Introducing the SUBARU VIZIV GT Vision Gran TurismoThe “SUBARU VIZIV GT Vision Gran Turismo” is coming soon to "Gran Turismo 6", available exclusively on PlayStation®3. This is a true sportscar with the most aggressive styling and vehicle specs in Subaru's history. The VIZIV GT delivers extreme performance while maintaining a level of drivability that allows you to be in total control.<...>About the SUBARU VIZIV GT Vision Gran TurismoVision Gran Turismo is a revolutionary project established for car enthusiasts all over the world.  Read more »
Mazzanti Evantra shows up in Abu Dhabi
Author: Arunas R
Mazzanti Automobili has issued the following press release:From the Tuscan hills to the dunes, EVANTRA arrives in Abu Dhabi for the F1 GP. Then, it’ll continue its tour to the very exclusive showroom of Al Ain Class Motors in Dubai.The charm of Evantra strikes in the Middle East too. The Mazzanti Automobili supercar, of which the shapes are inspired by the Tuscan hills and that is more and more as one of the most exclusive supercars in the world, will have its glory premiere in the homeland of the dunes, in the "Galleria Mall", known as "the Abu Dhabi's finest most luxurious high-end retail destination ". Here Evantra will be the honor guest at Exclusive Super Sports Cars, the exhibition of the seventeen most beautiful cars in the world, one of the most important events to outline the F1 most important Grand Prix of the season, where the 2014 World Champion title will be decided.  Read more »
Pagani announces an exclusive Huayra Dinastia for China
Author: Arunas R
Pagani has issued the folllowing press release:Press Release — Dinastia Limited EditionPagani China Automotive Limited (PCAL) is Proud to present the new Dina. special edition to the public to celebrate the launch of PCAL operations in Hong Kong for China and Macau. This limited edition is a symbolic signature of a great emperor. The imperial power in dynasties is represented by dragons that are the major spiritual significance in the Chinese culture.During .  Read more »
Koenigsegg One:1 takes Volvo truck challenge [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Koenigsegg has issued the following press release:Koenigsegg One:1 takes on a Volvo truckThe world’s first Megacar goes up against a Volvo FH truck.  “When Volvo Trucks challenged us to a race, it was impossible to turn down,” says Christian von Koenigsegg.It all took place at Knutstorp racing circuit in southern Sweden. The track is a natural setting for Koenigsegg’s Megacar but not for a heavy-duty truck built for long-distance transportation. The difference between an FH truck and a sports car may not be as big as one first expects.  Read more »
Gemballa soon to finish production of the Mirage GT. Development on a 918 Spyder-based successor will begin
Author: Arunas R
Gemballa has issued the following press release:Just the two of usThe run on the last two GEMBALLA MIRAGE GTs has begunThe Porsche Carrera GT has always been legendary, even when it was still in production. As the GEMBALLA MIRAGE GT, this fascinating super sports car lives on, even eight years after production stopped. And its performance and exclusivity have increased. In terms of looks, the Leonberg-based company has come up with an almosttotally new car, still cutting quite a dash. The only bad news is that to conclude the series limited to 25 cars only two more will be built.  Read more »
Arrinera Hussarya runs for aerodynamic tests
Author: Arunas R
Arrinera Automotive has issued the following press release:Arrinera Hussarya: aerodynamics testsArrinera Automotive S.A. begun body aerodynamics and steering system tests on the Bielsko Biala airfield. This opens one of the final stages of the creation of supercar.Arrinera Hussaryas tests are conducted in a real-life conditions of a race track. Last year we tested the functioning of the chassis.  Read more »
Sultan of Brunei's Jaguar XJ220 will be offered for sale
Author: Arunas R
Silverstone Acutions has issued the following press release:EX-BRUNEI ROYAL FAMILY XJ220 OFFERED AT NECA very special 1994 Jaguar XJ220 will be offered in Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on the 15th of November, at the NEC, Birmingham.Chassis no 220693 was hand built by TWR Jaguar in Oxford in 1991 before being exported to Brunei by special order of the Royal Family. The car remained as part of the world renowned car collection until September 2002 travelling just 1,412 miles in their eight year tenure.The car, estimated at between £200,000 and £220,000, returned to the UK in September 2002 and then became the property of flamboyant champagne dealer before moving on to the current owner.Commenting on the stunning car, managing director of Silverstone Auctions, Nick Whale, said: “These incredibly rare cars are one of our favourite supercars of all time.  Read more »
Lister Cars talks about a hypercar project
Author: Arunas R
Lister Cars has issued the following press release:Lister success drives exciting plans for expansion and new Hypercar project- Lister riding high on re-launch success with sales totalling over £3m in 12 months       - Andrew & Lawrence Whittaker nominated for ‘Personal Achievement of the Year’ for their work with Lister at the International Historic Motoring Awards- Investors being sought for exciting new company expansion programme- Strategy to develop and launch all-new sports and Hypercar projectsRe-launched at the end of 2013, just at the turn of its 60th anniversary year, The Lister Motor Company has enjoyed an unprecedented return to sports car manufacturing, rapidly taking orders for their exciting anniversary ‘Knobbly’ sports racing cars from customers keen to buy into the heritage of one the most historic and significant of all the British sports and racing car manufacturers.In the past 12 months since Lister’s re-birth, the company has successfully sold nine of the limited run of its £350,000 ‘Knobbly’ anniversary cars generating an order book with a value of over £3million, whilst also establishing the ‘Brian Lister Trophy’ - awarded to the most successful competitor racing a Lister car in the historic racing scene. Furthermore, the father and son team behind the company’s re-launch, Lawrence and Andrew Whittaker, have also been nominated for the ‘Personal Achievement Award’ in the UK’s prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards.Now, the management team has announced its desire to expand the Lister business into new and exciting product development, with the intention of launching a new, highly sophisticated Hypercar that will return Lister to the leading edge of low-volume sports car manufacturing in the UK as well as Asia and North America.Lawrence Whittaker, Managing Director of Lister Cars, says: “Our aspiration has always been to return the Lister brand to the forefront of people’s minds.  Read more »
Ferrari shows F60America at Beverly Hills [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the following press release:FERRARI CELEBRATES 60 YEARS IN THE USA WITH A GALA IN BEVERLY HILLSBeverly Hills, 11 October – Ferrari celebrated its 60th anniversary in the USA with a lineup of musical performances, a thrilling auction, limited-edition car reveal, and a boisterous spectacle of fireworks behind a scenic Beverly Hills backdrop.The Beverly Hills City Hall was bathed in rosso Ferrari with the emblem of the Prancing Horse displayed in grandeur on the building’s façade. Mayor Lili Bosse opened the evening with a proclamation declaring the commencement of the festivities for Ferrari’s 60th anniversary in Beverly Hills. The event was presided by John Elkann, Chairman of FCA, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA and Chairman of Ferrari, Amedeo Felisa, CEO of Ferrari, and Piero Ferrari, Vice Chairman of Ferrari.Auctioneer David Gooding brought the guests to their feet as he auctioned the first of 499 examples of the newest 458 Speciale A.  Read more »
BREAKING - Ferrari F60America unveiled!
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the following press release:Maranello, October 10th 2014. To celebrate Ferrari’s 60th year in North America, Maranello has returned to its 1950s and 60s tradition of producing strictly limited edition, built-to-order cars. The result is the F60America, of which just 10 will be produced. The new car combines our American clients’ two great passions – the V12 engine and open-top driving – and is being unveiled tomorrow evening at an anniversary celebration gala dinner at Beverly Hills City Hall. The decision to produce such a strictly limited edition pays homage to another great tradition.  Read more »
Minerva releases more details and photos of the upcoming JM Brabazon
Author: Arunas R
Minerva Automobiles has issued the folloeing press relese:THE FIRST LUXURY AUTOMOBILE IN THE WORLD We tend to forget the origin of things. The way we, as men, have had to travel to achieve our pinnacle. And most likely, we are still far from what we will achieve in the coming decades.We can count the most prominent automotive manufacturers on one hand. On October 15th, 1897 Sylvain de Jong founded in London & Antwerp the one that is considered to be the first luxury automobile brand in the world.  Read more »
McLaren presents 625C
27/09/2014 McLaren presents 625C (0) 
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:THE McLAREN 625C: THE FIRST REGIONALLY TAILORED McLAREN MODEL- New more refined and more accessible McLaren 625C created for the increasingly important Asian market- Based on the globally available 650S- Coupe and Spider models available from launchAs McLaren continues to grow its presence globally, the British sportscar maker has announced plans for its first regionally tailored model aimed at the Asian market. The new McLaren 625C offers the greatest level of refinement of any McLaren model to date, combined with the optimised driving dynamics all McLarens are famous for.The Asian market has seen the biggest area of growth for McLaren Automotive over the past two years, not least with the entry into China in September 2013. Sales are set to grow from 20 percent in 2013 to more than a third in 2014.The McLaren 625C is being launched in response to customer demand in the Asian region, sharing the visual drama of the 650S, but with an increased focus on day-to-day usability and comfort.  Read more »
PARIS 2014 - Ferrari 458 Speciale A unveiled
Author: Arunas R
Ferrari has issued the following press release:FERRARI 458 SPECIALE A: A NEW RECORD-BREAKING SPIDER499 cars to celebrate our most successful, award-winning 8-cylinder modelMaranello, 25th September 2014 – Ferrari is pleased to announce the Paris Motor Show world debut of the 458 Speciale A (A as in Aperta). The new limited edition special series is a celebration of the dazzling success of the various versions of the 458, a model that has collected an array of international motoring media awards and track victories, not least a double WEC title and category wins in classic endurance races, such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring.  Dedicated to just 499 Ferrari collectors, the 458 Speciale A is the most powerful spider in Prancing Horse history, effortlessly marrying extreme performance with the sublime pleasure of drop-top driving. Its aluminium retractable hard top, which takes a mere 14 seconds to deploy or retract, helps reduce the weight difference with the Speciale coupé to just 50 kg.The 458 Speciale A sports the most powerful naturally-aspirated road-going V8 engine ever built by Ferrari.  Read more »
Vencer confirms production model specs for the Sarthe
Author: Arunas R
Vencer has issued the following press release:VENCER PRESENTS PRODUCTION VERSION OF THE VENCER SARTHE MY 2015Vencer is proud to present the production version of the Vencer Sarthe. After a period of thoroughly testing and validation with pre-production engineering prototypes, the production version of the Sarthe for 2015 is now ready. In a new manufacturing facility the company is building the first customer cars that will have some key upgrades including; perfected exterior features, an advanced interior design as well as a brand new engine.Pre-production prototypeLast year a preproduction prototype of the Vencer Sarthe was revealed by Prince Albert II of Monaco at Top Marques exhibition in Monaco. Meanwhile Vencer has gone through a period of thoroughly testing with their last (red) pre-production car to validate all new technology for the production model of the Vencer Sarthe.  Read more »
PARIS 2014 - Mercedes-Benz AMG GT gets official [VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Mercedes-Benz has issued the following press release:AMG racetrack performance combined with superb everyday practicality - The new Mercedes-AMG GT: Driving performance for sports car enthusiastsAffalterbach.  The first Mercedes was a racing car, its most recent successor carries this heritage forward: with the new Mercedes-AMG GT, the Mercedes-AMG sports car brand is moving into a new, top-class sports car segment for the company. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG. Its front mid-engine concept with transaxle and the intelligent aluminium lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience. Its likewise newly developed AMG 4.  Read more »
2014 McLaren P1 GTR is uncovered!
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the folloeing press release:THE McLAREN P1™ GTR DESIGN CONCEPT UNVEILED: THE VEHICLE FOR THE WORLD’S MOST EXCLUSIVE DRIVERS’ CLUB- Design concept previews the dramatic look of the ultra-exclusive track-focused racer- One clear goal: to be the best driver’s car in the world on track- Increased power to 1,000PS (986 bhp) from the motorsport-optimised 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and lightweight electric motor- Built, maintained and run by McLaren Special Operations- Further details of bespoke McLaren P1™ GTR driver training programme confirmedTwenty years ago, the then soon-to-be-launched McLaren F1 GTR began testing ahead of an assault on the 1995 GT season. The track derivative, as the road-going version had done, rewrote the rule book and the claimed victories and titles across the globe in the years that followed, securing a place in motorsport folklore. Two decades on, and the covers have been pulled off the dramatic and purposeful McLaren P1™ GTR design concept during a private event at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event in California. The aggressive racing concept is a preview to the final model which, with a little under a year until production commences, has now entered the next phase as the development team works to hone and further optimise the ultimate track-focused racer.  Read more »