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GENEVA 2015 - Koenigsegg REGERA is here!
Author: Arunas R
Koenigsegg has issued the following press release:The Regera - a new EraThe Regera was created as a luxury Megacar alternative to Koenigsegg’s traditional extreme lightweight race-like road cars. Even though the One:1 and the Agera RS have surprising levels of practicality, creature comforts and features, their primary focus is, and has always been, to be the overall fastest cars on the planet – around a racetrack or elsewhere.Regera is Swedish for “to Reign” - a suitable name for a machine that offers a never seen before combination of power, responsiveness and luxury - creating a true Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde persona.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Bugatti Veyron La Finale - press conference [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
The Bugatti press conference goes live on Tuesday, March 03 starting at 10.10 a.m. (GMT) / 11.10 a.m. (CET).  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Pininfarina shows yellow Ferrari Sergio
Author: Arunas R
Pininfarina has issued the following press release:Pininfarina celebrates its 85th anniversary in Geneva with the Ferrari Sergio- At the Motor Show one of six units inspired to concept car dedicated to Sergio Pininfarina- In the Pininfarina future more and more services and FuoriserieTurin, March 3, 2015 - Pininfarina is 85 years old and it starts the celebrations for this important milestone at the Geneva Motor Show by holding on its stand the world preview of one of the six unitsof the Ferrari Sergio,limited editionroadster that enhances the spirit and core values of Pininfarina in the 60th anniversary year of its collaborationwith the Prancing Horse.So 85 years have gone by since that day, May 22, 1930, when Battista “Pinin” Farina (the surname was changed from Farina to Pininfarina in 1961 by Presidential decree) founded SocietàAnonimaCarrozzeriaPinin Farina in Turin, a small artisan workshop that turned out small production runs and special bodywork to order for wealthy private clients.Today Pininfarina, the standard bearer for the aesthetic values of Italian design in the world, focuses on design (automotive and non-automotive), engineering services, design and construction of very small runs and unique cars, the so-called Fuoriserie(custom-built) vehicles.Right in the vein of Fuoriserie fits the Ferrari Sergio. Born as a concept car to celebrate Senator Sergio Pininfarina and launched at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013, the Sergio has become a reality.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Koenigsegg Agera RS
Author: Arunas R
Koenigsegg has issued the following press release:The Agera RS pushes the boundaries and takes the Agera to all new levels of performance. With focus on track aptitude, the RS utilizes advanced technology from the One:1 program while maintaining all the features and functionalities of previous S and R models, and beholds the Agera’s everyday usability, luggage compartment, rear window and detachable and storable hardtop.Examples of available RS enhancements are; advanced lightweight sound insulation, new track optimized front splitter, front winglets, side skirts, advanced dynamic underbody flap system and a dynamically active rear spoiler for added down force, which is now up to 450 kg at 250 km/h.  The RS also features improved side air outlets behind the front wheels, increased power and raised rpm limit. Even with all the additional functionality and equipment, we have managed to lower the curb weight, compared to the R and S versions, using advanced chassis and body composites and lay-up.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Koenigsegg’s partner - Rimac Automobili – describes the Regera!
Author: Arunas R
Rimac Automobili has issued the following press release:Rimac Automobili Helps Bring the World’s Most Powerful Production Car to RealityGeneva, March 3rd, 2015. – Rimac Automobili supplies the world’s most power-­‐ dense battery-­‐system and other systems for the Koenigsegg Regera – the world’s most powerful production car.Koenigsegg has always been known for extreme performance and innovation. In their pursuit to push the limits even further, Koenigsegg invented a radically new powertrain concept, called Koenigsegg Direct Drive Transmission or KDD.KDD enhances performance by combining the advantages of an electric powertrain with Koenigsegg’s cutting-­‐edge combustion engines and thereby removing the traditional gearbox from the equation.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Lamborghini has issued the following press release:THE AVENTADOR LP 750-4 SUPERVELOCE: THE PUREST ESSENCE OF A LAMBORGHINI SUPER SPORTS CARAutomobili Lamborghini presents the Lamborghini LP 750-4 Superveloce at the Salon de l'Automobile in Geneva.Watch the Automobili Lamborghini press conference live at http://live.lamborghini.com/ from 1150 UTC+1With increased power, lower weight, improved aerodynamics and innovative technologies the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce is the most pure incarnation of a Lamborghini to date: unmistakable Lamborghini super sports car DNA, dynamic superiority and exceptional driving precision. A focus on weight reduction while incorporating innovative technologies has resulted in the most sports-oriented, fastest and most emotional series production Lamborghini ever.  Read more »
BREAKING!! Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept
Author: Arunas R
Bentley has issued the following press release:EXP 10 SPEED 6 - A VISION OF BENTLEY DESIGN AND PERFORMANCEMAR 2, 2015- Concept for sector-defining two-seater sportscar- Futuristic Bentley design, a statement in modern British luxury- Potential future model line(Crewe / Geneva, 2nd March 2015) Bentley Motors is showing the future direction of luxury and performance with the EXP 10 Speed 6 at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The concept is a British interpretation of a high performance two seater sportscar using modern automotive design, highly skilled handcrafting, the finest materials and advanced performance technology.From the racing success of the company’s early years to the international motorsport success of today, ‘speed’ is part of Bentley’s DNA. This inspiration is expressed throughout the EXP 10 Speed 6, where iconic Bentley design cues are fused with progressive craftsmanship techniques and modern technologies.Copper elements are used as accents to both exterior and interior features to highlight the performance hybrid potential of the concept’s advanced new powertrain.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015- Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse 'La Finale'
Author: Arunas R
Bugatti has issued the following press release:Geneva International Motor Show 2015: Bugatti celebrates the Veyron World première of the 450th and final Veyron, the Grand Sport Vitesse “La Finale”- Bugatti President Wolfgang Dürheimer: “As the most powerful and fastest production supercar in the world, the Veyron is the benchmark”- All 450 Veyrons have been sold, marking an important milestone for Bugatti- The first and 450th Veyron will be on display together at the Geneva International Motor ShowMolsheim/Geneva, 2 March 2015. The curtain rises on an icon! At the Geneva International Motor Show, Bugatti is celebrating the Veyron, the fastest production supercar in the world whose performance has captivated legions of fans around the world since its launch ten years ago. The Veyron is limited to 450 units, which have now all been sold. The world première of the final Veyron in Geneva will mark the culmination of an unprecedented chapter in automotive history. Bugatti will showcase the Veyron 16.  Read more »
FEATURED - Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus presents SCG003! [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Geneva Motor Show never stops surprising us! Each spring it becomes a motorcity of the world and attracts not only thousands of visitors, but also small and very exotic manufacturers to demonstrate their latest creations next to world’s best.Among such small teams is James Glickenhaus’ – American investment professional’s – Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. The man behind this enthusiastic squad is known as a passionate automobile collector owning unique one-of-a-kind machines like 1967 Ferrari Dino Competizione, 1970 Ferrari 512 S Modulo and, of course, the unforgettable 2006 Ferrari P4/5 custom-made by Pininfarina.Mr Glickenhaus’ vision of an ultimate road-racing car continued further into the P4/5 Competizione which is based on the Ferrari 430 Scuderia. This car finished 39th in the 2011 24 Hours Nürburgring and in 2012 won its class and finished 12th overall.  Read more »
Mazzanti Automobili test drives second Evantra prototype - no01
Author: Arunas R
Mazzanti Automobili has  issued the following press relese:2014 has been a fantastic year for EVANTRA, conquering increasingly outstanding accolades. Its international media success has led its highlight in the inclusion in the World Trend Book as one of the global trend setters and in the best world supercar atelier in Dubai. In the same 2014 two other EVANTRA have been set in production, the technical staff has grown up and the manufacturing site has got a further expansion; last but not least, the number of fans and enthusiasts who have started to follow us has got a huge rise, also because of the adding of EVANTRA to Sony’s PS4 DRIVECLUB game.   Mazzanti Automobili is now glad to announce that the second version of EVANTRA, in its final technical setup, has completed the tests with excellent results. The technical upgrades suggested by the first few tests on prototype no.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Lamborghini teases "The most reactive car" [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
At 2105 Geneva Motor Show. Automobili Lamborghini presents the most reactive car! What do you think it is?.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLAREN 675LT: POWER, A BEAUTIFUL THING
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the folowing press release:McLAREN 675LT: POWER, A BEAUTIFUL THING- 675LT re-establishes the McLaren ‘Longtail’ heritage, focusing on light weight, optimised aerodynamics, increased power, track-focused dynamics and driver engagement0-- 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds; 0-200 km/h in 7.9 seconds- 100kg weight saving makes the 675LT the lightest in its class, and gives a power-to-weight ratio of 549PS per tonne- A third of parts changed compared to the 650S which it sits alongside in the McLaren Super Series- Significantly enhanced M838TL engine in the 675LT features more than 50 percent new components- Five unique ‘By McLaren’ hero specifications offered- Global premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2015 on stand 1240, at 12.15 CET (11.15 GMT)The McLaren 675LT will make its world debut at the 85th Geneva Motor Show, with a clear focus on performance, light weight and ultimate levels of driver engagement – all key attributes of a McLaren ‘Longtail’.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Aston Martin Vulcan officially introduced!
Author: Arunas R
Aston Martin has issued the following press release:ON TRACK FOR GLORY: ASTON MARTIN VULCAN PREPARES FOR TAKE-OFF25 February 2015, Gaydon: Introducing the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar and the British luxury brand’s most intense and exhilarating creation to date.Born out of extensive motorsport experience – and using the brand’s acknowledged flair for design and engineering ingenuity – the 800-plus bhp, all-carbon fibre Aston Martin Vulcan promises truly extreme performance.Uniquely for Aston Martin the new supercar – limited to just 24 examples worldwide – will allow owners the opportunity to precisely tailor their track day experience through a graduating scale of detailed power and dynamic performance adjustments.CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, said: “Aston Martin Vulcan is, by its very nature, a rare and thrilling supercar. Designed and engineered to deliver a genuinely bespoke driving experience that draws on our rich heritage, this car tailors its power and handling to both the capabilities of the driver and the characteristics of the track.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLaren P1 GTR unveiled!
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:McLAREN P1™ GTR TO SHOW ITS LIMITED PRODUCTION FORM IN GENEVA- Makes the transition from concept to production with track tested modifications- Tuning in development results in 10 percent more downforce than the McLaren P1™ road car- Lightweight components and motorsport technologies trim a further 50kg- McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme confirms first locations- Geneva Show car livery inspired by iconic McLaren F1 GTR, chassis #06RMcLaren P1™ GTR will premiere alongside the recently announced McLaren 675LT on Stand 1240, Hall 1 at 12.15 CET (11.15 GMT) on Tuesday, 3 MarchThe track-dedicated 1000PS McLaren P1™ GTR will debut at the 85th International Geneva Motor Show in limited production form with only minor modifications to the Design Concept presented just six months ago. The most noticeable change is the livery that the Geneva show car will be sporting.  It is one which will be available to the fortunate few who will be joining the McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme that kicks off at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain later this year.  Read more »
Supercar premieres will be unveiled at Top Marques Monaco! What are they?
Author: Arunas R
Each year the European capital of luxury and wealth – Monaco – hosts an exclusive event called Top Marques. It is indeed a top class world class event where the world’s most exclusive, rarest and most expensive state-of-the-art supercars are presented for public, media, spectators and, surely, customers! Unlike any other show in the world, Top Marques gives an opportunity not only to see amazing automotive sculptures in person, but even to take them for a test ride on the legendary Monaco Grand Prix race track!Moreover, each year this venue is the place where exclusive manufacturers unveil their latest models as world premieres! Not an exception is the forthcoming Top Marques 2015 where historical moments will happen for at least three manufacturers of super sophisticated machines! Let’s take a quick look, what’s set for a debut in Monaco.The first world premiere is an eagerly awaited revived Italian brand’s ATS global premiere of the Coupe GT 2500! While their models Sport and Leggera are already available the latest model will be a flagship in the lineup paying tribute to the legendary ATS 2500 GT of the 60s.Another premiere is the new model of the still running boutique low-volume manufacturer Montecarlo Automobile. This company established in 1983 by Mr.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLaren keeps teasing 675LT [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:AERODYNAMICALLY OPTIMISED, THE McLAREN 675LT STAYS TRUE TO THE ICON- Active ‘Longtail’ Airbrake contributes to a 40 percent increase in overall downforce- 700 Nm (516 lb ft) produced by a heavily revised 3.8-litre twin turbo V8 featuring lightweight components and new turbos- Bespoke titanium crossover exhaust ensures optimised performance. See, and hear, it at: http://youtu.be/tOl7gZ8bQdYThe 675LT, the first McLaren in nearly two decades to wear the LT – or ‘Longtail’ – name, will stay true to the spirit of its iconic predecessor with aerodynamically optimised, dramatically enhanced styling that results in 40 percent more downforce than the 650S which it will sit alongside in the McLaren Super Series.  A total power output of 675PS (666bhp), and torque figure of 700 Nm (516 lb ft) plus a focus on weight saving will ensure an electrifying, engaging and visceral driving experience.  Read more »
ALPINE  Vision Gran Turismo Concept unveiled! [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Renault/Alpine has issued the following press release:The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo - COMING TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU SOON!The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo, fruit of the collective imagination of the designers and engineers entrusted with developing the 21st Century Alpine, is due to appear soon in the celebrated Gran Turismo® 6 game in millions of homes worldwide!The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo will enable players to get behind the virtual wheel of this exclusive creation that embodies the brand’s unique DNA.Dreams can become reality as Alpine present a breath-taking full-scale model of the car at the Festival Automobile International in Paris on January 27, 2015.The Alpine of the 21st Century is creeping gradually closer. The wait may seem interminable to the more impatient fans, but at least there is plenty going on to help them to bide time!In motor racing, for example, the Alpine A450 prototype collected European endurance racing titles in 2013 and 2014, as well as a podium finish in the LM P2 class in last June’s Le Mans 24 Hours.Now, as the brand’s 60th anniversary festivities get under way, the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo heralds a new chapter in the make’s revival.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLaren teases 675LT [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:A SECOND GENEVA DEBUT AND A NEW NAME: THE McLAREN 675LT- LT model designation – standing for ‘Longtail’ – to join exisitng C and S range hierarchy- LT to be the lightest, the quickest, and the purest version in the range- Introduced by the 675LT which joins 650S and Asia-only 625C in the newly named McLaren Super Series- Global premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2015 alongside the production-intent McLaren P1™ GTR- Modern day interpretation of the McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’– the evolution of a true world-beaterMcLaren will look to its heritage when it revives the legendary ‘Longtail’ name given to one of the purest GT sportscars of all time, the McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’, for the launch of the new McLaren 675LT at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. This road legal supercar will embody the ‘Longtail’ ethos with a focus on performance optimised aerodynamics, increased downforce, driver engagement, power and reduced weight.The 675LT will join the core range of McLaren supercars alongside the existing 650S and Asia-only 625C to form the newly named McLaren Super Series which sits above the recently announced Sports Series in the range hierarchy.  In line with the convention begun with the 650S, the number 675 denotes the power produced by the 675LT’s engine in PS – the output equating to a devilish 666bhp.  This figure makes the 675LT the most powerful offering in the Super Series.  Read more »
McLaren Special Operations launches 650S Le Mans
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF THE McLAREN 650S LE MANS CELEBRATING 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF FAMOUS WIN- Limited edition model launched to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the McLaren F1 GTR victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans- Design and styling inspired by the race-winning chassis #01R McLaren F1 GTR including iconic roof-mounted ‘snorkel’ air intake- Only 50 models, all coupés, to be made available globally- Collaboration with Peter Stevens, famed designer of the McLaren F1Every one of the 106 models of the McLaren F1 built has a story to tell, with those wearing a ‘GTR’ badge boasting a lineage back to one of the most famous results in the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  As the chequered flag fell at the end of the 1995 race, five McLaren F1 GTRs crossed the line to finish 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th.  In honour of this achievement, five special editions of the McLaren F1, badged the McLaren F1 LM, were commissioned – one for each of the cars that finished.  20 years on, McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has released the first details of a special edition 650S, built to celebrate the anniversary of this result.  Only 50 McLaren 650S Le Mans will be available globally, with a design inspired by the race-winning #59 McLaren F1 GTR.  Read more »
Production-ready McLaren P1 GTR will debut at Geneva
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:THE McLAREN P1™ GTR TO DEBUT AT GENEVA- Production-intent model to premiere at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show- In excess of 700 PS per tonne power-to-weight ratio achieved through motorsport-derived weight-saving and powertrain optimisation- Testing continues at global circuits in Europe and the Middle East- High definition video shows the latest stages in the McLaren P1™GTR development programme at: http://youtu.be/4pDwmMruOtAThe development programme for the most powerful and most exclusive McLaren model to-date has been stepped up over the winter months, with the limited edition McLaren P1™ GTR being put through its paces across Europe and the Middle East. Ahead of the start of production later this year, and the launch of the bespoke Driver Programme, the track-only model will make its global debut in production form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March.As testing continues, the McLaren P1™ GTR looks set to be one of the fastest to ever wear the famous McLaren ‘speed mark’. Through significant weight-saving measures and track-optimisation of the petrol-electric powertrain, McLaren P1™ GTR will boast a power-to-weight ratio increase in excess of 10 percent over the road-going model, to more than 700 PS per tonne.  Read more »