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Bentley Returns to the ‘Green Hell’

Bentley Motorsport will return to the Nürburgring Nordschleife this weekend in a bid to conquer ‘the green hell’ with its Continental GT3, as the proving ground for road and race cars alike once again plays host to the world’s toughest endurance race, Nürburgring 24 Hours. The two-car campaign will be run by Bentley’s Crewe-based works outfit – including senior personnel...

First Serial Production 2017 Acura NSX Rolls Off the Line

Acura today celebrated the highly anticipated line-off of the first serial production 2017 Acura NSX at the new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio. The PMC is the exclusive manufacturing home to Acura's next-generation NSX, the only supercar made in America. "Today marks the realization of a big dream here at the PMC and the culmination of more than...

Nissan Ready for the Nürburgring 24-Hour with 3 GT-Rs

Nissan is ready to launch one of its strongest ever assaults on the Nürburgring 24 Hour led by three Nissan GT-Rs and four former GT Academy winners this weekend. The Japanese manufacturer has been busy collecting trophies at Nürburgring in recent years, including clinching last year's Blancpain Endurance Championship on the Grand Prix course, scoring the Pro-Am Driver's Championship at...

Aston Martin’s Vanquish Zagato Concept Unveils at Villa d’Este

Aston Martin and Italian design-house Zagato are proud to announce the Vanquish Zagato Concept, the latest creation from their long-standing partnership. The Vanquish Zagato Concept will make its global debut at the prestigious Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, held at Lake Como in Italy from 21 – 22 May 2016 The Vanquish Zagato Concept is the fifth car to emerge from...

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Defends Championship in 2016 Season Start

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross enters the 2016 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship this weekend, May 21-22, in Phoenix with high expectations, aiming to match the successes of their 2015 campaign which included a series-high six race wins, the driver’s championship for Scott Speed, and overall team accolades for the season. With consistency in drivers, key team personnel, and machinery, the...

Hethel Edition Evora 400 Marks Lotus’ 50th Anniversary

A significant anniversary requires a significant car and, Lotus is marking 50 years since the founding of its famous factory with a limited Hethel Edition of its benchmark Evora 400. Available in three exclusive colours, with matching trim options and a special commemorative build plate, the Hethel Edition Evora 400 combines high performance with Lotus’ legendary chassis development. Winning the...

Nissan Takes 34% Stake in Mitsubishi Motors

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., (“Nissan”), and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, (“MMC”) announced that they have signed a Basic Agreement today to form a far-reaching strategic alliance between the two Japanese automakers. Following an MMC share issue, Nissan will take a 34 percent equity stake in MMC for 237 billion yen. The strategic alliance will extend an existing partnership between Nissan and MMC,...

The VW Golf GTI Clubsport S Breaks Nurbürgring Lap Record

The Golf GTI Clubsport S is the most powerful ever version of the Golf GTI and was built to celebrate 40 years of the iconic hot hatchback. With German racing driver Benny Leuchter (28) at the wheel, the car has just smashed the existing lap record for front-wheel-drive production cars on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a time of 7...

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