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Gear Up for the Memphis International Auto Show

On: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 2:26PM | By: Gary P Garry


Memphis Auto Show Car test 2

For many of us, motor vehicles go hand-in-hand with music, and there have been countless songs written about cars, trucks, and motorcycles. This is a certain romanticism that is distinctly American. When it comes to cars, Detroit has always been the epicenter, and on the musical side, there are a handful of cities that stand apart from the others. Without question, Memphis, Tennessee is one of them. This southern city has deep musical roots in multiple different genres. The Memphis blues scene is legendary, and the town is known as the home of “The King Of Rock and Roll”, Elvis Presley. A visit to Graceland is probably on your bucket list, and if you love cars, there is a very special aspect to it. The Elvis Presley Automobile Museum was opened there in 1989, and it houses more than 20 cars that were once owned by the singer.


Porsche Planning BMW X6-Fighting EV Entry

On: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:17PM | By: Carl Malek


Porsche Planning BMW X6-Fighting EV Entry test 1-1

Porsche's plans for an electrically powered future could take an interesting turn; according to a new speculative article, a sleek SUV could be the second cog in Porsche's plan to aggressively attack the ever-evolving EV segment.


Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else!

On: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 4:53PM | By: Andrew W Davis


Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else! test 1-1

Now, don't panic. I know the list of Mecum's Ferrari/Maserati apex predators alone won't spend all of your quarter-billion-dollar inheritance from your granduncle Archibald, but I promise you will be able to spend it all in one place, between August 18th and 20th, to assemble the greatest collection of modern mega-dollar performance cars as his will requires.


Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy!

On: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 3:28PM | By: Andrew W Davis


Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy! test 1-1

My condolences. I heard about your granduncle Archibald's passing. Not to be rude, but wasn't it odd that a recluse who lived in a decommissioned missile silo in the middle of Nowheresville had a quarter-billion-dollars' worth of gold bullion stockpiled? I mean, it's good for you, as you're his sole heir. What? You get the money only if you spend it all in one place, between August 18th and 20th, to assemble one of the greatest collections of mega-dollar performance cars?


 

American automotive independence: Route 66

On: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:18AM | By: Gary P Garry


Route 66 test 2

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and this is a very significant date in American history. Independence Day commemorates the approval of the Declaration of Independence, which made the United States a sovereign entity outside of British rule. A lot of people think that the document was signed on July 4th, but it was actually signed two days earlier and approved on the day that we now call Independence Day.


Mercedes-Benz teases next generation E-Class wagon

On: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 11:22AM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes-Benz teases next generation E-Class wagon test 1-1

Mercedes Benz has released a brief video on its Facebook page that highlights the next generation E-Class wagon which is set to make its debut next week at a private event in Germany.


Audi teases 2017 A5 Coupe

On: Mon, May 16, 2016 at 3:08PM | By: Carl Malek


Audi teases 2017 A5 Coupe test 1-1

With Audi's A5 coupe quickly reaching the end of its shelf life, the German luxury car maker has previewed the next generation A5 coupe which is expected to make its debut at a private event on June 2nd in Ingolstadt, Germany, where the brand's largest factory is located.


Italian designer launches EV-focused EV carmaker; expected to cater to boutique customers

On: Thu, May 5, 2016 at 5:10PM | By: Carl Malek


Italian designer launches EV-focused EV carmaker; expected to cater to boutique customers test 1-1

The electric vehicle market is about to receive a high dose of fashion and boutique cues thanks to the launch of an all-new EV car maker by Italian designer Umberto Palermo that will make its inaugural debut at the Turin Auto Show in June.


Revised BMW i8 to receive new styling and power updates?

On: Thu, May 5, 2016 at 4:18PM | By: Carl Malek


Revised BMW i8 test 2

The i8 was a very compelling showcase for BMW when its made its debut back in 2014. Boasting futuristic styling cues and fuel-friendly power, the i8 proved to be a perfect showcase for the company's i brand, and it appears that it's about to receive its first major suite of updates, according to reports from several British media outlets.


A rolling Moss gathers $2.6M in stones at Bonhams' all-Benz auction

On: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 10:15AM | By: Andrew W Davis


A rolling Moss gathers $2.6M in stones at Bonhams' all-Benz auction test 1-1

Bonhams held its appropriately named “The Mercedes-Benz Sale” at just about the best place on Earth they could have—the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany—on March 19, and it was packed with the swoopy, super-expensive 1930s models that made the brand the luxury powerhouse it is today.

Problem is, none of them sold.


Alfa Romeo Unveils Giulia and Giulia Ti

On: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 9:55AM | By: Carl Malek


Alfa Romeo Unveils Giulia and Giulia Ti test 1-1

When the range-topping Giulia Quadrifoglio first made its debut, the 505-horsepower M3 fighter previewed what was in store for the newest Alfa Romeo sedan but did little to reveal what the more mainstream versions would look like. The Italian brand has rectified this omission with the unveiling of the base Giulia and Giulia Ti models ahead of their debut at the 2016 New York Auto Show.