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Categories: Auto Shows

The Honda Urban SUV Concept

On: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 4:36PM | By: Clay Ritchings


The Honda Urban SUV Concept test 1-1

The Honda Urban SUV doesn’t just take from the Acura design book; it rips the whole page out, which is why it looks like an Acura RDX, Honda CR-V, and NSX concept mash-up; which is not entirely a bad thing.


Subaru WRX Concept On Display At New York Auto Show

On: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:10PM | By: Clay Ritchings


Subaru WRX Concept test 2

As hard as Subaru tried to keep the new WRX concept under wraps until it’s official reveal at the 2013 NY Auto Show, sketches of the concept were posted all over the internet. The initial illustrations looked promising and the actual vehicle did not disappoint.


Born Again - 2014 Chevy Impala & 2014 Jeep Cherokee

On: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 9:50AM | By: Teddy Field


Born Again - 2014 Chevy Impala & 2014 Jeep Cherokee test 1-1

A decade ago, the ‘Retro Craze’ brought us some funk-tastic cars like the New Beetle, the PT Cruiser, and the Chevy SSR. They were hot at the time, but their popularity lasted about as long as Chumbawamba’s. Fortunately, reintroducing an iconic model is now approached with a lot more care, and the 2014 Chevy Impala and 2014 Jeep Cherokee have been reimagined with an eye on future. So let’s look into the disco ball, and see what the future holds for these two iconic rides.


What's Hot at the 2013 New York Auto Show

On: Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:46AM | By: Clay Ritchings


What's Hot at the 2013 New York Auto Show test 1-1

The New York International Automobile show was first held in 1900— for over hundred years, through good times and bad, it has continued its pioneering own tradition of delivering new as well as innovative ideas to locals and the world.

The year 2013 is truly making out to be a very exciting one for the automobile industry. So far, the auto shows around the world have truly delivered a grand variety of things on four wheels to really be excited about. As one of the most impactful and trend setting automotive markets globally, combined with the city’s energy, and the fact that New York is a popular city, this show is the most important automotive event in the world.


 

Chevy Flashes a Glimpse of 2014 Camaro SS

On: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 9:14AM | By: Chris Weiss


2014 Chevy Camaro SS test 2

The New York International Auto Show is less than a week away and automakers are preparing by getting the press and public excited about what's in store. Chevy will debut the redesigned 2014 Camaro SS at the show and has released a quick teaser of the Camaro model.


McLaren Releases Performance Specs For Its New P1 Hypercar

On: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 11:05AM | By: Teddy Field


McLaren P1 test 2

Supercars are all about imagination. Impossibilities made possible, then wrapped in bodywork that was designed by a 12-year-old on the back of a math book. They don’t have to make sense; they have to make us excited. Hopeful that one day, we’ll be able to buy one for ourselves. And if we win the lottery any time soon, the McLaren P1 will be at the top of our shopping list.

Unveiled a few months ago at the Paris Motor Show, the McLaren P1 has slashes and swoops, butterfly doors, and the coolest orange paintjob that you’ll ever see. This car defies logic, and challenges everything that you normally associate with supercars. It’s a gas-electric hybrid (yep - just like a Prius), but it has a top speed of 218 mph. You can drive it for 6-12 mi (at reasonable speeds) on electricity alone, then the twin-turbo 3.8L V8 will spool up to charge the battery pack (it even comes with a plug-in charger for some extra ‘green-ness’).


New Brabus 800 Roadster To Debut At Geneva

On: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 9:01AM | By: Teddy Field


New Brabus 800 Roadster To Debut At Geneva test 2

Mercedes AMG cars aren’t exactly slow. When Daimler acquired the tuning company in 1999, they had been turning Mercedes street cars into Hedge Fund Fun Machines since the late-1960’s. Now with the full backing of Daimler-Benz, AMG has the financial and engineering ability to create some properly mind-blowing automobiles. Their new SL65 AMG for example, spits out 621-hp / 738 lb-ft from a twin-turbo V12. And that’s enough magic to propel this hedonistic hell raiser to a top speed of 186 mph. Ferraris were barely capable of that 20 years ago, so who could possibly top Mercedes’ own tuning company? Why Brabus of course.


Festivals Of Speed Returns To St. Petersburg For Tenth Year

On: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 12:35PM | By: David Walter


Festivals of Speed St. Petersburg test 2

Only a few days after announcing their first event of 2013, the Festivals of Speed announced their second event of the new year. This is good news for those of us outside of the Jacksonville area.

April 5th, the Festivals of Speed returns to St. Petersburg for the tenth year. The weekend’s events begin that Friday with the Luxury Lifestyle Jet Port Reception in an actual hangar at the Tampa International Airport. There you’ll find the world’s most exotic vehicles, delicious foods and drinks, live jazz music and both a live and silent auction all in one place!

Sunday, the 7th, the main event will take place in downtown St. Petersburg at the Renaissance Vinoy Marina. Expect to see hundreds of exotics vehicles; fine wine, spirits, food, and cigars; and luxurious jewelry and timepiece displays.

For more information about the event, read the press release below.


Festivals Of Speed Announces First Event Of 2013 - Ameilia Island, FL

On: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 3:59PM | By: David Walter


Festivals of Speed Announces First Event Of 2013 test 2

The Festivals of Speed has announced their first event of 2013. Saturday, March 9th, some of the world's finest vintage and contemporary automobiles, motorcyles, aircraft and watercraft will gather at the Amelia Island Plantation Resort (just outside of Jacksonville, Florida).

The event kicks off with the Luxury Lifestyle Cocktail Reception where enthusiasts can enjoy handcrafted cocktails, fine wine and spirits, delicious foods, smooth jazz, and fashion displays. The main event features more than 250 examples of the most exotic transportation on the planet.

Read on for more details.


Bentley Continental GT3 Racer Prepares For Track

On: Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 10:05AM | By: Chris Weiss


Bentley Continental GT3 Racer Prepares For Track test 2

The Bentley Continental GT already has a bit of racing pedigree, including a world speed record. It's about to get much more. In September, Bentley announced that it would return to racing for the first time since 2003. The Crewe crew is preparing the Continental GT3 racer for a debut late next year.

Bentley unveiled the Continental GT3 Concept Racer at the Paris Motor Show and showed it again at the L.A. Show earlier this month. Its next stop will be the 2013 Autosport International exhibition next month, marking the race car's U.K. debut.


Honda To Debut Urban SUV Concept

On: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:08PM | By: Chris Weiss


Honda To Debut Urban SUV Concept test 1-1

Honda teased a new concept this week. The Urban SUV Concept will make its debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (Detroit) next month. It is the latest example of what appears to be a growing trend.

If you think about it, the average SUV will likely see more center-city street than it will ever see dirt road or rock. That's even more accurate for smaller crossovers, which are more road- than off-road-friendly to begin with.