It was like I had stumbled into the chamber of riches akin to what confronted Ali Baba in the cave of the 40 thieves. Of course there was a mighty big difference: I had known and read – and sometimes seen a few – of these riches but here they were – over 83 of them from a collection of over 400 delectable automotive objet d’art lovingly made for the express purpose of going fast, both in competition and on normal roads.
German sportscar supremo and now de facto owner of the Volkswagen Group, Porsche lined up an exclusive viewing of it’s the iconic cars which bore not just its stamp and name but also those which its illustrious founder created for other makes…Â More info
Need for Speed has helped to define automotive culture for millions of fans with its embrace of the car lifestyle and its cool rebellious attitude. Electronic Arts has now unveiled the details of what is in store for the franchise over the next 12 months, as the property expands to new platforms, new categories and new media.
Need for Speed is committed to providing unique and customized experiences for all types of racing fans by establishing three independent series; simulation, action and arcade racing. Each series will be developed by a highly-specialized team dedicated to delivering the ultimate racing experiences to car enthusiasts around the world â€“ whether they be interested in adrenaline action, arcade fun or authentic simulation…Â More info
After previously releasing details on nine of the ten events for the 2009 Jetta TDI Cup season, Volkswagen of America, Inc. has now announced the final addition of Miller Motorsports Park to the list of venues that will host its SCCA Pro Racing-sanctioned events. The Salt Lake City track will host Round 3, May 15-17.
“I’m very pleased with the addition of Miller Motorsports Park to our schedule, as it is an excellent circuit to host one of our events,” said Clark Campbell, Motorsport Manager, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “In addition, this …Â More info
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) With a slow yet loud heartbeat of the engine, a melodious gurgle of the carburetor and a careening sway of the wheels complimenting the post-Edwardian restored body – the aged but timeless vintage beauties dazzled the onlookers and passersby on Delhi roads Sunday as part of the 43rd Statesman Vintage and Classic car rally.
Ranging from the 80 HP John Morris 1914 – the oldest in the lot of 136 entries – to improved versions since 1919 like the Citroen, Wolseley, Cadillac, and Dodge to name a few, the evergreen maidens sprinkled the mundane roads of the capital and its neighbourhood with colour, passion and history.
Flagged off by Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta on the chilly but sunlit morning, the 98 cars that managed to hit the roads traversed a route mapped anew since the rallyâ€™s inception in 1964 before rolling out to their land of mystery at the sunset…Â More infoÂ