– The decision to bring the Audi A3 Sportback TDI® clean diesel to the U.S. market follows an outpouring of enthusiasts’ support – The newest model will arrive in 2015 to join the aggressive Audi push to expand the compact luxury segment – The A3 TDI Sportback will join the A3 e-tron Sportback to provide [ …
Irvine, CA, 15 April 2014 – Aston Martin is unveiling two exclusive new special editions for North American markets at the 84th New York International Auto Show this week. The great British sports car marque, now in its 101st year, is debuting a bold addition to its iconic V8 Vantage range as well as dramatic new special edition variants of the timeless DB9, underlining the company’s ability to create cars that sit apart from the mainstream. Making the Aston Martin brand more accessible to sports car enthusiasts than ever before, the bold new 2015 Vantage GT combines race-honed dynamics and looks with a new sub-$100,000 price entry point and comes in Coupe or Roadster form, each offered with either six-speed manual or seven-speed Sportshift II automated manual transmission – both delivering 430bhp and a top speed of 190mph.
This is a change of historic proportions: The new regulations of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) force the automobile manufacturers to use significantly less fuel than last year. The new rules will come into effect at the Silverstone (GB) season opener on April 20
Audi customer-racing continues to add new teams with the announcement of CRP Racing joining the fold to contest the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at the Long Beach race. James Sofronas will look to defend his title in the GT class at his home course and welcomes talented GMG newcomer, Andrew Palmer, to the GT category.
Our photographers have sent us some photos of what appears again to be an updated if not completely new R8, testing on the world’s ultimate proving grounds, the Nurburgring Nordschleife As before, we have no knowledge of what lurks under the skin, but we do notice that this test car does have some noticeably different [ ... ]
3 April 2014, Singapore – Aston Martin Singapore is this year marking a major milestone: two successful decades representing the great British sports car brand in the Far East. A celebration staged recently to mark the occasion also doubled as the regional debut of two exceptional new cars as Aston Martin Singapore unveiled both the luxurious Vanquish Volante and extreme V12 Vantage S to around 150 VIP guests at the event. Aston Martin Design Director Marek Reichman made the trip from the UK to attend the glittering launch celebration, staged at the prestigious Shangi-La hotel in Singapore.
Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen inaugurated its second boutique in Italy yesterday. The new home of IWC is located on the Piazza San Marco, the beating heart of one of the most famous and beautiful cities in the world, Venice
Audi have launched some new design sketches, apparently of a show car to be unveiled in Beijing this year. We don’t have any details other than the sketches, but based on the interior it appears to be based on the current running Shooting Brake concept line, with a very TT looking dashboard. Time will tell, [ …
Audi had to master a particularly challenging task before the 2014 season. Since the brand entered Le Mans prototype racing in 1999, the safety rules have never been as strict and a race car as complex as this year. At the same time, the car is allowed to be lighter than ever before