RAREST OF THE RARE: ‘57 CORVETTE SUPER SPORT!

One of the rarest factory-built Corvettes ever built can be seen for the first time in 60 years at the Amelia Island Concours next month. The ‘57 Corvette Super Sport prototype originally built for GM's famous Motorama shows of the 1950s will, after six decades hidden from view, break cover in a special exhibit at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 12, 2017. After its auto show duties, it was sold to Ralph Poole of Albuquerque, NM. The current owner, John Baldwin purch...
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RARE SALEEN S7: SILVER STREAK!

Out of approximately 1,500 S7 Supercars built by Steve Saleen’s iconic company, just one was painted Speedlab Silver. If you’re a numbers guy, this 550-horsepower S7, is one of just eight built in 2004 and tops out at over 200 mph. Saleen’s S7 is a true road warrior, a racecar with license plates! They built just 30 that were powered by naturally aspirated, rather than the 750 horsepower twin-turbocharged, aluminum 7.0 Liter Ford engines. The Saleen S7 was originally designed in the UK for Sa...
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BREAKING COVER: RANGE ROVER VELAR!

The latest addition to the Range Rover family fills the void between the Evoque  and the Range Rover Sport.   In 1970 Land Rover launched the original Range Rover. Almost half a century later that spirit of innovation continues with the introduction of the Velar, the fourth member of the Range Rover family. Land Rover Chief Design Officer, Gerry McGovern, said: “We call the Velar the avant-garde Range Rover. It brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance to the brand. ...
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’17 CAMARO ZL1: CLOCKS 202.3 MPH!

Fastest Camaro ever makes one pass at 202.3 mph and backs it up at 193.3 mph on Germany’s Papenburg proving ground. Average top speed: 198 mph. Chevrolet tested the ZL1 with 10-speed automatic transmission on the high-speed oval at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground. Compensating for wind speed, the top speed is the average achieved from running the ZL1 in both directions on the 7.6-mile loop - 202.3 mph in one direction and 193.3 mph in the other direction! Testing w...
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2017 GUIDE: HIGH-PERFORMANCE RACING SCHOOLS!

If you are thinking about racing or own a genuine high-performance car and would like to track it, it’s really important to find the best schools out there.  Driving is an extreme skill, one where you place the lives of others and yourself into your own hands. Before you take a look at some of the best high-performance racing schools, make sure to also check out great Sat Nav info, https://www.webuyanybike.co.uk/blog/best-satnav-app-for-motorcyclists/   Prepare for all the road...
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CAMARO: A HALF-CENTURY OF PERFORMANCE!

Golden oldie Gen I and Gen II Camaros showcase 50th anniversary celebration at  Amelia Island Concours. The first Camaro, Vin #10001, owned by GM, top & Dan McMichaels '73 Baldwin-Motion Phase III 454 Camaro, above, will be featured at Amelia Island Concours. GM brass wasn't enthusiastic about adding a sixth model to Chevrolet's 1967 model lineup . . . until they saw the prototype. It was a knockout. The new Chevy, code-named Panther, began to appear in the automotive business jo...
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V12 CAMARO: GEN I 12-CYLINDER PONYCAR!

If eight is great, twelve is torrid. The only substitute for cubic inches is  more cubic inches!  A Camaro, just off the assembly line, can offer its owner power, style and performance without much additional effort. Streetable Camaros are not uncommon on the National Parts Depot showfield at the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals. Along with daily drivers, the grounds have even more cars, Camaros or otherwise that have seen many aftermarket upgrades. Every car at Carlisle may turns heads...
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TRIUMPH SQUARE BARREL: A 500-CC TWIN FOR ALL SEASONS!

From WWII bomber to Grand Prix Winner, Triumph’s Twin was an incredibly flexible engine, blogs Stephen Cox. Triumph took the world by storm in 1938 with its its Speed Twin, the first of the great British parallel twin street motorcycles. But their enthusiasm – and sales – were cut short by World War II, which began the following September. Triumph engineers quickly adjusted to wartime production by re-designing the Speed Twin's excellent 500-cc power plant as a portable generator for milita...
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MERCEDES-AMG & CIGARETTE RACING: SPEED THRILLS!

The Dynamic Duo dominates on land & sea! Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing are celebrating 10 years of cooperation this year and will be unveiling the latest high performance boat designed in collaboration with Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer for Daimler AG. The new Cigarette Racing boat was inspired by the breathtaking new Mercedes-AMG GT R and will make its world premiere at the Miami International Boat Show on February 16, 2017.For more information about luxury performance vehicle...
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