Iconic Hollywood auto stars revving up for LA parade

LOS ANGELES, California – To celebrate Los Angeles’ love of both the automobile and Hollywood the Petersen Automotive Museum there is to host a President’s Day (Feb 18) festival that will feature iconic Hollywood cars. The museum sees the parade as a “thank you” to the people of Los Angeles for their support over the…

Hispano-Suiza to premiere electric Hyperlux at Geneva

BARCELONA, Spain – The 2019 Geneva auto show will host the Carmen, a fully-electric hyperlux grand tourer from iconic Spanish luxury car brand and aero engine maker Hispano-Suiza. Named for Carmen Mateu, grand-daughter of Hispano-Suiza’s founder Emilio de la Cuadra, the 2019 car has been described as ”the ultimate expression of classically inspired design, next-generation technology, exhilarating power, and…

Toyota Supra: A legend set to return to world market

First global GR model from Toyota Gazoo Racing Modern design ‘evokes Toyota’s sports car heritage’ 250kW, 500Nm, straight-six turbo engine DETROIT, Michigan – An all-new Toyota GR Supra, the fifth generation of Toyota’s legendary sport car and the first global GR model to be produced by Toyota Gazoo Racing, has debuted at the North American international…

VW Annie gets redone – at the age of fifty-one

A Christmas tale about a motoring miracle Annie gets redone at age of fifty-one Kathleen and her car, back on the road again HERNDON, Virginia – Kathleen Brooks bought her first Beetle in December 1966 in Riverside, California, and as the new year dawned the following month she elected to name her shiny new car……

Mustang Bullitt anniversary special now aimed at SA buyers

Limited numbers in 2019, but V8 still packs 360kW Dark green exterior paint, and ‘subtle’ chromed accents  Digital 30cm LCD instruments – want Recaro seats? PRETORIA, Gauteng – To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic movie ‘Bullitt’ and the Ford Mustangs used in its making  Ford has created the Mustang Bullitt special model. It’s…

Banger crews go international with fun charity drive

37 bargain bangers set sail for Europe Charity aiming for million-bucks bonanza Crews’ drives range from Noddy car to mobile pub LONDON, England – A mobile pub, a grazing cow, Noddy and his best pal Big Ears, a Batmobile, an Aixam Mega microcar, a Reliant three-wheeler and a stretch limo – just some of the 37…

UK-France convoy shows 50 years of driving in luxury

Eight historic models on XJ European tour Celebratory fleet included every generation of XJ Unique convoy visited important locations PARIS, France – A unique convoy representing the past and present of the Jaguar XJ was driven from Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in England to the 2018 Paris auto show to celebrate 50 years of the…

Brighton Run premiere for rare American Premier

American auto history read for Brighton run Technically advance and with oak-leaf badge Recent restoration to be driven by US owner BRIGHTON, England – The 2018 London-to-Brighton Veteran Car Run will see many magical marques on the world’s longest motoring event and among them will be something truly unique – an American Premier complete with…

Just shocking! Meet the Jaguar E-Type E-Lectric

Zero-emissions conversions get production go-ahead Decision follows 2017 debut of E-type Zero concept Cars’ debut at Californian Monterey Car Week LONDON, England – Jaguar Classic has confirmed production for sale of all-electric E-Types for sale a year after the iconic EV sport-car’s successful debut in concept form at a Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in…

Hot video: 70 years of Lotus style writes track history

Celebration film marking 70 years of Lotus sports cars 70th logo created using only smoking tyres Exige Sport 410, Evora GT410 Sport used LONDON, Engand – Lotus Cars is celebrating its 70th year of assembling  outstanding sports cars with a unique logo recorded on the test track at its headquarters in England. The video leaves a…

Two decades on and Aston Martin to build 14 V600s classics

Spirit of 1998 V8 Aston Martin Vantage V600 breathes again  Seven coupes, seven roadsters, in limited run V12 engine – 450kW with seven-speed manual gearbox GAYDON, England – The legendary Aston Martin Vantage V600 has been reborn as a customer-commissioned and limited run of an all-new Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600s, inspired and influenced by the…

Happy 25th, Mini! Special ragtop for 2018 and costs…

Quarter-century down the lines come new Mini The first convertibles were the rarest models Each of 300 2018 special editions to cost… LONDON, England – Mini UK is celebrating a key milestone with the 25th anniversary of the Mini convertible, and another ground-breaking landmark as the best-selling convertible model in the UK. First there was……