Fastest Camaro ever rips hole in the air at Germany’s Papenburg High Speed Oval
Slide over to the next lane. The Camaro ZL1 Coupe has a top speed of 198 mph (318 km/h). Chevrolet tested the max velocity of the ZL1 (with 10-speed automatic) 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 (12.3 km) loop -- 202.3 mph in one direction and 193.3 mph in the other direction.
Ferrari has selected the 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlinetta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history. This new car not only introduces a plethora of innovative features but is also particularly significant as the V12 series marked the official start of the glorious Prancing Horse story in 1947, 70 years ago this year.
Electric Cars Sweep Greenest Vehicle List off its Feet
Washington, DC: Looking for a show-stopping present for that special someone? Love the environment - and your car? Want to know which model year 2017 vehicle has the smallest environmental footprint? This Valentine’s Day, the answers to these questions are revealed in the 20th annual environmental ratings at greenercars.org, released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The comprehensive website lists the year’s Greenest, Meanest, Greener Choices, and best-in-class vehicles. It features an informative, write-up on model year 2017 market trends, a consumer primer on vehicles and the environment, and advice on how to buy green when shopping for a new car or truck.
Mercedes introduces special edition SL & SLC Roadsters
Twice the exclusive open-air driving fun
Exactly six weeks before the start of spring in Europe, Mercedes-Benz is launching its automotive springtime with attractive editions of its SL and SLC Roadsters. Customers can choose from the SLC RedArt Edition as well as the SL designo Edition. While the compact SLC special model emphasizes sporty dynamics, the SL is tailored towards exclusivity and fine interior design.
Ford F-150 Raptor Four Wheeler Pickup Truck Of Year
All-New for 2017
Add another trophy to the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor showcase. The all-new Raptor topped a seven-vehicle field to be named 2017 FOUR WHEELER Pickup Truck of the Year. Earlier this month, Raptor took home Best Pickup Truck of 2017 honors from Cars.com
Sleeker Design, More Advanced Technology And Improved Performance
Today, Ford partnered with its ambassador of Service, Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson, to introduce the new Mustang - the world's best-selling sports coupe and the company's most advanced Mustang ever. A host of improvements including new technology and design changes give owners ways to customize Mustang to their preferences, even better performance from more powerful engines and new MagneRide suspension technology. Customers have more ways than ever to personalize Mustang to make it their own, with three new paint colors, 12 distinct wheel choices and a customizable digital instrument cluster.
Once the crown jewel of the US auto industry, the annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has lacked a bit of its usual luster in recent years. That said, there was still plenty to see in Detroit this year. We encountered replacements for best sellers like the Toyota Camry, BMW 5 Series, and Ford F-150. Nissan grabbed plenty of attention on the eve of the show with its sporty vMotion all-electric concept car.
The all-new Ford GT features a digital instrument display in the car’s dashboard to present information quickly and easily to the driver, like the glass cockpit in airplanes and race cars. The innovative 10-inch-wide digital instrument display is far advanced from the original Ford GT, when the cockpit was hardwired with a fixed set of analog gauges, buttons and knobs across the dashboard to address every situation.
The Honda Ridgeline originally came out in 2014 and it was not a great seller. Rumor was that Honda was just going to abandon it and move on but now there is a new Ridgeline and Honda has been working on many improvements and it has paid off. The Ridgeline offers customers more choices than ever with a new two wheel drive option as well as lots of options and features. The second generation truck was designed, developed and is manufactured in America using domestic and globally sourced parts.
AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of this half-century, Mercedes-AMG has recorded numerous successes in motor sport and through the development of unique road-going vehicles, thereby repeatedly underlining its position as a highly successful sports car and performance brand - and today this is truer than ever.
More sports cars from Mercedes-AMG on 50th anniversary
Mercedes-AMG celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. To the theme of "50 Years of Driving Performance", the sports car and performance brand is marking the occasion by extending the AMG GT family of sports cars with the new Mercedes-AMG GT C. Hence, the AMG GT C Roadster will now be joined by a Coupe version of the same model line.
Day 2: Star Power Exemplifies Industry Transformation
NAIAS - Detroit Auto Show
Day Two of NAIAS saw dozens of icons take the stage and shed light on the future path of the auto industry. From Akio Toyoda and Carlos Ghosn laying out their views on how the industry will develop, to world premieres that will redefine the automotive landscape, NAIAS was the place to be for thousands of journalists seeking the latest and greatest automotive innovations.
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