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2014-04-23 08:20:51

North American Round of the "Maserati Centennial Polo Tour" in partnership with La Martina ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the final match concluded by a thrilling overtime win by Alegria, the most prominent Polo event in North America, the USPA Maserati U.S. Open Polo Championship(®), the first polo tournament of the "Maserati Centennial Polo Tour" organized in collaboration with La Martina, wrapped up four weeks of high-goal polo at the famed...

2014-04-17 12:22:27

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show and Bridgestone Corporation, the Porsche 911 GT3 was declared the 2014 World Performance Car. This is the third consecutive year that Porsche has won the prestigious World Performance Car title and the fourth overall. The Porsche Boxster / Cayman won last year's award, the 911 won the award in 2012, and the Cayman was the recipient of the inaugural World Performance Car...

2014-04-17 12:21:03

Fifth generation 911 GT3 takes top honors ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony at the New York Auto Show this morning, the Porsche 911 GT3 was named the 2014 World Performance Car. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76081 The World Car Awards (WCA) are presented annually in four categories - Car Design, Green Car, Performance Car and Car of the Year. Winners are determined by an international panel of 69 automotive journalists from 22 countries. Jurors...

2014-04-16 16:20:56

*Gran Turismo®6 gamers compete to become a Nissan NISMO® racing driver in 2014 competition season SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan and Sony Computer Entertainment have announced that the gamer-to-professional-racer competition - Nissan PlayStation(®) GT Academy - will return for a sixth installment in 2014. Canada* will participate as part of GT Academy for the first time in 2014. This will be the biggest year yet in its competition history, and online...

2014-04-16 12:21:01

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ultra-exclusive combination joins the Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package Viper GTS with the road course-ready Time Attack Group performance handling upgrades -- Of 50 Anodized Carbon Special Edition GTS models, only 10 will be built with Time Attack Shown for the first time today at the New York International Auto Show, the Chrysler Group's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand is enhancing...

2014-04-16 08:21:36

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2014 New York Auto Show debut of all-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C coupe and limited-edition 4C Launch Edition marks the Italian sports car brand's return to the North American market -- Mid-engine proportions and inspiration from the brand's racing traditions highlight Alfa Romeo 4C's purposeful design for maximum performance -- Alfa Romeo engineers leveraged advanced materials and technological...

2014-04-16 08:20:46

Maserati continues to strike with all new Ghibli App and GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition models inspired by historic Maserati sports-luxury cars ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one month after stunning the Geneva Auto Show with the Alfieri Concept, Maserati once again brought unannounced surprises to the Auto Show world with the global debut of the GranTurismo MC Centennial Edition Range at the New York International Auto Show. True to the granturismo formula, an...

2014-04-16 04:20:15

- Next-Generation Roadster Returns to Fundamentals of Fun with Lighter, Stronger Body - NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With weeks, perhaps months, of bated-breath anticipation, anxiety and hope hanging in the proverbial car enthusiast air, Mazda today confirmed development details of the highly-anticipated next-generation MX-5 Miata roadster. Making its world debut during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), the vehicle's all-new...

2014-04-16 04:20:11

- Only 100 Limited-Edition Roadsters to Be Destined for U.S. - NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations today debuted the MX-5 Miata 25(th) Anniversary Edition during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). A global announcement, this limited-edition automobile will be sold as a 2015 model with only 100 vehicles being slated for sale in the United States. The anniversary edition was built not only as a tribute to the...

2014-04-15 16:20:47

WALWORTH, Wis., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mecum blasted into Houston this past weekend with a gigantic sale dominated by a $7 million hammer price for the 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype, GT/104. Overall sales reached $33,633,058 with 765 of the total 1,085 vehicles offered changing hands, achieving a healthy sell-through rate of nearly 70 percent. "Our Houston event is one of the fastest growing auctions on our calendar," noted Mecum President and Founder Dana Mecum. "The quality of collector...


Latest Sports cars Reference Libraries

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport
2013-12-02 09:38:06

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the fastest road legal production vehicle in the world as of 2013. It is manufactured by Bugatti with the first model being shown to the public in August 2010 as a 2011 model and it is still being produced today. It was initially powered by an 8.0-litre W-12 Quad-turbocharged engine that produces 1,200 hp at 6,400 RPM and 1,106 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 RPM. The transmission is a 7-speed automated manual that is connected to the all-wheel drive system....

SSC Aero
2013-12-02 09:28:01

The SSC Aero is an American made sports car manufactured by SSC North America. Jared Shelby, who designed and built the Aero, formally built exotic car replicas. The first Aero prototype was built in 2004 with a second prototype in 2005 and the first production model in 2006. The first prototype featured a 908 hp Corvette C5R engine that could reach a top speed of 242 mph. The second prototype used a 787 hp Corvette C5R engine and could reach 236 mph. The first production model of the...

Ariel Atom
2013-11-03 13:28:01

The Ariel Atom is a high performance sports car manufactured by the Ariel Motor Company from Crewkerne, Somerset, England. There have been five models produced as road legal vehicles: the Ariel Atom, Ariel Atom 2, Ariel Atom 3, Ariel Atom 3.5, and the Ariel Atom 500 V8. There were also Limited Editions manufactured: the Ariel Atom 3 Mugen Limited Edition, with only ten produced, and the Ariel Atom 500 V8 Limited Edition, with only 25 to be produced. Current production models are the Atom 3.5...

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