Bentley reveals the future of Grand Touring
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488 GTB has 3.8 liter turbocharged engine with 660 horsepower which will push it to 100kmh (60mph) in 3 seconds and 200kmh (125mph) in little over 8 seconds. The 488 is a second quicker than the Speciale, and two seconds faster than the 458 it replaces.
Land Rover Defender to end its hand built production line at the end of 2015. This is how they do it….
Ford GT concept unveiled, new supercar set for launch in 2016. [info]
Buick Avenir Concept Car.
Honda / Acura NSX
2010 Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition with 14,281 miles is offered for sale to the highest bidder January 14th-18th, 2015 at Scottsdale Arizona Auction. Powered by a 4.0L TRD supercharged V6 engine producing 380hp controlled by Automatic Transmission. The ‘Polar’ was designed to conquer temperatures of -89 degrees Celsius which is known to cause ball bearings to shater and fuel to explode. This Tacoma has set World Record overland journey to the South Pole (700mi / 1127km) in 1 day 15 hours and 54 minutes! Cost to build: USD$400,000..
Shelby American Inc. – 50th Anniversary 427 Cobra
Motorhead hosted their first Hill Climb event held on the winding stretch of road that makes up the amazing Mazda Turnpike located on Hakone mountain.
Hankook Tire partners bi-annually with transportation design students from global universities. This year they have unveiled a set of concept tires at the 2014 Essen Motors Show in conjunction with the University of Design, Engineering and Business in Pforzheim, Germany. The theme ‘A Great Challenge for a Great Change’ produced the Boostrac, Alpike and HyBlade concepts to tackle extreme desert, snow and rain.
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