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BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

The Petersen will host some of BMW’s greatest road and race cars through October 14. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, August 30, 2016 – In celebration of the BMW Group’s 100th anniversary, BMW of North America and The Petersen Automotive Museum will feature “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” from September 1 through October ... Continue reading

ERA Launches All New Trans-America Challenge From Charleston To Seattle

ERA Launches All New Trans-America Challenge From Charleston To Seattle

LONDON - August 5, 2016: The Endurance Rally Association (ERA) has revealed the first of its exciting events for 2018 – an all-new Trans-America Challenge that will combine great American roads with five-star luxury. Crews will rally from Charleston, South Carolina, starting on 27th May and finishing in Seattle, Wash ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 25-31 2016: Nissan Out West, Lux Models Boffo, Detroit Sans Porsche, MB Auto Drive Exaggerated? Auto Ownership Costs Vary

* It's the #NissanYearoftheTruck. We spent a couple days this week out west driving the all-new 390HP #2017Armada, the new 284HP refreshed #2017Pathfinder and the new #2017Titan full size Crew Cab and saw Nissan's new entry, the Titan single-cab pickup. We'll have full drive reports on these in August. * Luxury brands ... Continue reading

Jaguar XJ13 Set For Le Mans Debut On Its 50th Anniversary

Jaguar XJ13 Set For Le Mans Debut On Its 50th Anniversary

LONDON - July 7, 2016: The unique 1966 Jaguar XJ13, conceived to continue Jaguar’s winning ways at the Le Mans 24 Hours, will finally make its debut at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe, 50 years later. A victim of timing and changing regulations, the XJ13 never raced in period despite its incredible pace, so the ca ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News - June 20-26, 2016 : King Kia; VW TDI Payments; Viper@25; Recalls of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News - June 20-26, 2016 : King Kia; VW TDI Payments; Viper@25; Recalls of Course

* Kia is the new king. The revered 2016 JD Power Initial Quality Survey results were presented to the Automotive Press Association in Detroit this week with some surprising results. The annual survey measures the number of problems experienced by owners per 100 new vehicles within the first 90 days or service. For the ... Continue reading

Acura Unveils NSX GT3 Racecar in New York

Acura Unveils NSX GT3 Racecar in New York

NEW YORK, March 23, 2016 -- Acura took the wraps off a NSX GT3 racecar today at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, announcing its intention to campaign the twin-turbocharged NSX supercar in North America starting in 2017. The NSX is currently undergoing testing and slated for homologation as an FIA GT3 class ra ... Continue reading

Honda Sweeps North American Endurance Classics at Sebring

Honda Sweeps North American Endurance Classics at Sebring

SEBRING, FL - March 20, 2016 -- In an endurance racing contest that saw everything from sunny skies to pouring rain; long green-flag runs as well as a two-hour race stoppage due to heavy rain and lightning; Honda and the Tequila Patron ESM team once again proved to be an unstoppable force in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech S ... Continue reading

Corvette in Spotlight at 3rd Annual IMRRC Model Car Show March 18-20; Corvette Expert Hyde Speaking on March 19

Corvette in Spotlight at 3rd Annual IMRRC Model Car Show March 18-20; Corvette Expert Hyde Speaking on March 19

The Auto Channel Corvette in Spotlight at 3rd Annual IMRRC Model Car Show March 18-20; Corvette Expert Hyde Speaking on March 19 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Corvette is the featured marque of the 3rd Annual Model Car Show at the International Motor Racing Research Center Friday through Sunday, March 18-20. Both racing Corvett ... Continue reading

Road America Exhibits at the Chicago Auto Show

Road America Exhibits at the Chicago Auto Show

for a floor plan, list of displays and more show information. ... Continue reading

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Digest - February 1-7, 2016

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Digest - February 1-7, 2016

*January auto sales beat the expectations of many but were still down from a year ago by 0.4%, taking a big hit from the heavy snows around he country. FCA, Nissan, Hyundai and Subaru were up. GM was flat. Ford, VW, Toyota and Honda were down. Sales were 1.148 million. ... Continue reading

2016 Rolex 24 Boasts Sharp Finish

2016 Rolex 24 Boasts Sharp Finish

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. The AP reported that Scott Sharp celebrated a second win at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 20 years after his first victory in a race that saw most of the top contenders fall apart during the twice-around-the-clock endurance race. Sharp's Tequila Patron Extreme Speed Motorsports gave Honda its first win at ... Continue reading

Rolex 24 at Daytona - Mazda Prototype team led the race before misfortune struck -

Rolex 24 at Daytona - Mazda Prototype team led the race before misfortune struck -

- IRVINE, Calif. (January 31, 2016) – The Mazda Prototype team opened the 2016 season with a new race engine - the MZ-2.0T - and high expectations for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The gas-fueled engine performed well, powering into the lead of the race three times with the No. 55 Mazda Prototype, before mechanical iss ... Continue reading

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