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2014-04-17 23:02:01

Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in Charlotte, NC. Visitors to the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration will be delighted by roaring exhaust notes, high octane fumes, immaculate paint jobs, classic pony cars and modern renditions of a venerable classic. Worthington, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in...

2014-04-17 12:22:40

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the BMW i3 was declared the 2014 World Car Design of the Year. "On behalf of the BMW design team, we are delighted that the BMW i3 has received the World Car Design of the Year award," said Dr. Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW. "Our designers created a car that, through its design and use of...

2014-04-17 12:22:10

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the BMW i3 was declared the 2014 World Green Car. The BMW i3 was chosen from an initial entry list of fourteen new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of three finalists that included the winner as well as the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron and the Volkswagen XL1. "To have the BMW i3 named World Green Car of the Year is a great honor,"...

2014-04-17 12:21:54

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the Audi A3 was declared the 2014 World Car of the Year. Audi is no stranger to our World Car Awards program - now in its 10th year. Audi has now won a total of seven times, having previously collected the inaugural 2005 World Car of the Year title, three World Performance Car titles in 2010, 2008 and 2007, and two World Car Design of the Year...

2014-04-17 12:21:33

New Challenger Now Offers an Estimated 485 Best-in-class Horsepower, Track-ready All-new 6.4-liter Scat Pack Model, 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker, All-new Interior and Segment-first Standard TorqueFlite Eight-speed Automatic Transmission AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- New for 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 punches out an estimated 485 best-in-class horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque via a six-speed manual or new TorqueFlite...

2014-04-17 12:21:09

MELROSE PARK, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announces the feature rich "50 Years" of Mustang Limited Edition Pinball. The "50 Years" LE joins Stern's Boss Mustang Premium and Mustang Pro models to complete the Mustang Pinball line. Stern is proud to participate in the celebration of 50 Years of Mustang by unveiling never before seen images of Ford's Special Edition Mustang model that...

2014-04-17 08:21:07

Redesigned Ford F-150, Mustang both set to arrive at Texas Ford dealer this year SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what is expected to be a landmark year for Ford, the automaker has redesigned two of its most reputable vehicles -- Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang -- and will ship both to dealerships before year's end. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75758) One of those dealerships is Toliver Ford in Sulpher Springs, Tex. Prior to the...

2014-04-15 12:21:43

DETROIT and PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the packed house Palm Beach crowd buzzing and the Barrett Jackson auctioneer gaveling "Sold! Sold! Sold!" this past Saturday afternoon, car collector Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, offered the $300,000 winning bid for the one-of-a-kind Mustang currently starring in Dreamworks Studio's blockbuster "Need for Speed" movie (video). Flynn's $300,000 bid ended a fast and spirited competition for the custom-designed wide...

2014-04-14 12:21:53

Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two leading car manufacturers - Ford and General Motors - partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring unique vehicles to the auction. Consignments reached a new high, the caliber of vehicles in South Florida was...

2014-04-14 12:20:56

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hand-crafted Recaro seats will be offered on the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang. The driving experience of the powerful, high-revving Mustang will be enhanced with the bold bolstering and high-performance driving capabilities the Recaro seat offers. The new sixth generation model has media buzzing about a more "grown up", "evolutionary" and "adventuresome" interior styling in addition to enhanced ride comfort, all of which align with the...


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1949 Plymouth
2014-04-14 09:04:15

Plymouth is a subsidy of the Chrysler Corporation formed in 1929 as a lower-end vehicle. During the depression of the 1930s, Plymouth’s sales kept the Chrysler Corporation intact and by 1931 it rose to third in the automobile industry. By the mid-1930s, Plymouth began to be exported to other countries around the world such as, Sweden, Denmark, UK and Australia. In 1939, 417,528 Plymouths were produced and 5,967 of them were convertible coupes with a rumble seat. It was advertised as...

GM Le Sabre
2013-11-03 14:25:48

The General Motors Le Sabre was a 1951 concept car and perhaps one of the most important show cars of the 1950s. Developed by General Motors Art Department head Harley Earl, the Le Sabre introduced aircraft-inspired designs, which include the wrap-around windshield and tail fins. These early concepts in the auto industry further inspired cars produced later in the decade and beyond. The design of the Le Sabre was Earl’s attempt to incorporate the look of a modern fighter jet into...

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