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Ferrari Sets Guinness Record

Ferrari Sets Guinness Record

 A grand total of 385 cars worth in excess of $120 million: that’s what was lapping the world famous Silverstone grand prix circuit in the U.K. over the weekend, setting a new Guinness World Record in the process. Ferrari owners from Britain joined together to celebrate the firm’s 60th...

June 11, 2007 by 
 
AMG 40th Anniversary

AMG Turns 40 – With a Bullet

I give the helmet’s chinstrap another pull, close the Velcro straps of my driving gloves, close my eyes, and grab a deep breath, then punch the Start button. The big V-8... read more June 4, 2007 by 


 
Mercedes M-Class factory

Harbour: Detroit Closing Productivity Gap

Toyota is the most productive automaker operating in North America, according to the latest in a long-running series of studies on factory efficiency, but the Big Three U.S... read more May 31, 2007 by 


 
Tesla Roadster

Tesla to Develop Chargers

The California Air Resources Board has granted Santa Carlos–based Tesla Motors $560,000 toward the development of a new-design, 16-kW public charging station. Although... read more May 29, 2007 by 


 
2006 Dodge Charger police car

NMA Names Top Speed Traps

The National Motorists’ Association has done us all a favor for this Memorial Day weekend holiday — it’s named the ten most egregious speed traps across the nation. The... read more May 23, 2007 by 


 
Gas Pumps

Gas Prices: Near Record, Headed Higher

Gas prices jumped 11.5 cents last week to come within a half-cent of the all-time, inflation-adjusted high price. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the... read more May 21, 2007 by 


 
1962 Ferrari Testa Rossa

Phil Hill Ferrari Fetches $9.3M

When the gavel fell on the last car for auction, Ferrari’s “Leggenda e Passione” sale of a clutch of classic Ferraris from its own archives and from its owners’... read more May 21, 2007 by 


 
BRABUS SV12

BRABUS SV12 Biturbo: The Fastest Coupe?

BRABUS says its spin on the Mercedes-Benz CL600 results in the world’s fastest and most powerful coupe. Starting with the Benz CL600, BRABUS bores out the cylinders and... read more May 15, 2007 by 


 
Traffic Jam

Miami Tops Road Rage Poll

Miami once again has topped a list of the cities with the worst road rage. The survey, commissioned by Autovantage, reports that drivers in Miami are more prone to run red... read more May 15, 2007 by 


 
2008 smart fortwo

Smart to Stoke Interest with Tour

SmartUSA, the U.S. distributor for DaimlerChrysler’s city car division, has announced that it will soon launch a national tour to introduce the tiny fortwo — which will... read more May 9, 2007 by 


 
An Inconvenient Truth

Cargirl: On CO2, Something’s Gonna Give

An irresistible force, the belief in global warming, is meeting the immovable object, which is the rising cost of oil. Something’s got to give. “I never thought I’d pay... read more May 9, 2007 by 


 
2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR Convertible

McLaren Convertible Bows, From $700K

Almost three months ago TheCarConnection.com first revealed how a roadster version of the Mercedes McLaren SLR would be unveiled this summer. And here are the first official... read more May 4, 2007 by 


 
2008 Porsche Cayenne

Porsche, MGM in Vegas “Inspired Escapes”

Porsche is teaming up with the SKYLOFT resort at Vegas’ MGM Grand complex to provide what it calls an “Inspired Escape” in its 2008Cayenne. The ultra-luxury crowd will... read more May 1, 2007 by 


 
2008 Nissan Altima Coupe

Altima Coupe Hits Assembly Line

Nissan has started production of the Altima Coupe, a two-door coming for the 2008 model year. The company says the new two-door will offer “true performance, true... read more May 1, 2007 by 


 
1962 Ferrari Testa Rossa

On the Block: Phil Hill Ferrari

Ferrari will celebrate the upcoming Mille Miglia by cleaning out its closet and the closets of some of its private collectors as it auctions off select bits of Ferrari... read more April 26, 2007 by 


 
2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR

Ford Shows Signs of Turnaround

A strong showing by the company’s European operations and by the Premier Automotive Group, which posted record profits during the first three months of 2007, helped the... read more April 26, 2007 by 


 
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