It’s nothing new that manufacturers these days are trying to create a car that covers as many different categories as possible. This has led to a melding of several different categories into one. Great for the consumer who wants a little of everything but not so great for enthusiast drivers who have the deal with these Frankenstein creations.
The BMW 5-series GT was one such creation that tried to be a little of everything. Despite the awkward proportions, it was still a BMW underneath and delivered the sheer driving pleasure we expect of a Munich product.
Now, BMW has improved on the concept with the new 3 series GT. Combining the long wheelbase variant of the celebrated executive sedan with a larger hatchback body.
We would like to extend our sincere apologies to Chuan Lim group of companies for accidentally implicating their tipper truck in a news report titled "SG: Tipper driver arrested after hit and run".
We would like to state that the Chuan Lim tipper truck pictured is in no way connected to the accident mentioned in the news report. The picture used was purely for illustration purposes only and was an oversight on our part.
We regret any distress and embarassment caused to the executives and staff of Chuan Lim group of companies and it was not our intention to defame or implicate them in the news report.
Infiniti will reveal a Formula One inspired concept car based on the Q50 premium sports saloon at the North American Auto Show in Detroit. The concept will be unveiled during Infiniti's press conference, on January 13.
The concept car represents Infiniti’s design vision of a high performance variant of Q50. Called ‘Q50 Eau Rouge’, the car is named after the world-famous corner at the Formula One track in Spa-Francorchamps, a corner which requires extraordinary strength, courage and commitment. It has seen some of the most incredible driving feats in Formula One history. The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept blends road car technology and a thoroughbred motorsport vision.
Nissan introduced a visionary co-creation strategy to invite a global community of drivers and enthusiasts to enter into a dialogue with Nissan and help shape automotive design for a generation of drivers. Nissan unveiled the first tangible fruits of the co-creation process at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show - the IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO concept cars.
The IDx NISMO is a racecar that looks as if it came straight out of a driving simulator game. Innovative and eye-catching though they are, the two concepts are just the beginning of the IDx possibilities. Nissan partnered with digital agency AKQA to build an immersive virtual world that allowed motor show visitors to co-create their own designs at the Nissan stand. It was powered by groundbreaking Virtual Reality technology from Oculus.
Race2Recovery is the only disabled rally-raid team in the world and has successfully loaded their compliment of race and support vehicles on the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) ship bound for South America for the start of the 2014 Dakar.
The team drove its two Defender-based Wildcat rally raid cars, one T4 competition truck, one T5 support truck and two Land Rover Discovery support cars to the Le Havre port in France and successfully passed scrutineering under the watchful eye of the ASO. Their vehicles join over 650 other competitor vehicles in a ship that set sail from Le Havre bound for South America last weekend.
The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster made its public debut on board the Italian naval aircraft carrier Nave Cavour on 1 December 2013. At an exclusive ‘Italian evening’ attended by authorities, clients, VIPs and media, the limited edition super sports car, of which only nine will be produced, was formally unveiled on the flight deck of the 240 meter ship while docked in Abu Dhabi’s Mina Zayed port.
The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is a fully road legal, open top car, bringing the aerodynamic efficiency of a racing prototype to the road, with extreme design and breathtaking performance. The nine units will be built during 2014, priced at 3.3 million euro excluding taxes.
The world's strongest man Zydrunas Savickas set a new Guinness world record for the "Most Cars Pulled By One Man" when he towed 12 new Nissan Notes weighing at a total 12,941kg.
Savickas is a five-time World Strongest Man champion and widely regarded as the one of the greatest strongmen of all time. He only had one attempt to set the new record. He wore a specialized pulling harness and rope arrangement that he used to pull the 12 Nissan Notes over five metres accomplishing the feat in just 32.9 seconds.
BMW Group Asia today appoints Prestige Automobiles Co. Ltd. as its authorized importer of BMW automobiles in Myanmar. Prestige Automobiles Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Octagon International Services, which is a distributor of world-leading brands of machinery and transportation and is also responsible for providing after sales services to these customers in Myanmar.
“We are very pleased to be partnering Prestige Automobiles on this occasion. As a subsidiary of the established Octagon International Services in Myanmar, we are confident that our local partner will be able to deliver the BMW experience to our local customers. Through our partnership with Prestige Automobiles, we look forward to extending our renowned Sheer Driving Pleasure to customers in Myanmar via our extensive product and service portfolio,” said Mr Fiorentinos, Managing Director of BMW Group Asia.