Porsche 917 celebration

Written by Super User | Saturday, 14 March 2009 21:58

40 years and exactly one day ago the world first clapped eyes on the new Porsche 917. It was big, it was fast and it was more impressive than anything that came out of Zuffenhausen before it. In the year's following it beat just about every race car on just about every track all over the world. It showed Porsche the way to go.

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Audi Tradition shows family silver

Written by Super User | Wednesday, 18 February 2009 22:01

Audi Tradition's annual programme for 2009 is centered on the Audi centenary. More than 50 events have been planned. Two dates are especially significant: on 16 July 2009, exactly 100 years after the company was established, Audi is inviting guests to a commemorative ceremony in Ingolstadt; Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has already agreed to attend. Not to be missed by every enthusiast and friend of the Audi brand: the largest historic motor sport event in the world – the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England, where Audi will be putting in a special appearance as the featured marque.

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Retro Classics 2009

Written by Super User | Monday, 16 February 2009 18:08

The 'Messe Stuttgart' hosts the 9th 'Retro Classics', one of the biggest classic car gatherings of Germany. 100,000 square metres has been allocated to enable the visitors to view a massive amount of nostalgia from 13 to 15 March. The exhibition is even divided in several themes which should all emphasise a particular feeling. From racing cars to cars from the begiing of the last century. It's all there plus several special displays, among them an impressive collection of Abarth cars brought by Abarth itself. Which is no doubt a good marketing gag for the new Fiat 500 Abarth..

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BMW art cars visit LA

Written by Super User | Wednesday, 11 February 2009 21:27

The BMW art cars have been on the move around the globe since 2006. They have been exhibited in Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Australia, India, Taiwan, China, Russia, Africa and the Philippines. Now though, they will hit American shores to be displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from February 12- February 24. The BMW art cars are revered all around the world and have been displayed in many prestigious galleries and museums.

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