Category Archives: Auto Shows

The Aston Martin Vulcan Requires Special Training to Operate

The Aston Martin Vulcan is the latest high-performance offering from the badge with a $2.3 million dollar asking price and a rather exclusive production run of just 24 units. The new member of the fleet has not only a prestigious family behind it, but also a special driver training course commencing in 2016 to teach owners to operate the Vulcan properly and to her highest abilities. The Aston Martin Vulcan looks every inch the racer (Photo: Aston Martin). The Aston Martin Vulcan owners will be offered the opportunity to train with experienced racing drivers on some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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GTA Spano Increases Game to the Tune of 925 Horses

We have fantastic news for fans of newbie automakers: Remember Spanish company GTA Spania with their GTA Spano concept from back in 2009? It seems the newbies are all geared up and prepared to unleash the latest version of her at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show! The kicker: Now the Spano GTA is rumored to be packing a hefty 925 horses in her stables, putting her on level with the likes of LaFerrari and a select few others. GTA Spania has been producing the GTA Spano on a per-order basis over the past few years, but this new mega version … Continue reading

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Bugatti Veyron La Finale: The Final One is Sold

The very last Bugatti Veyron has been sold. Named the Bugatti Veyron La Finale, she was the final unit the 450 car production run that spanned over a decade. True to form, the brand has been dragging out the closing of the Veyron chapter in dramatic fashion. Who can blame them–goodbyes are never easy! According to Bugatti brand president Wolfgang Duerheimer: “An unprecedented chapter in automotive history has reached its climax. Even 10 years after its market launch, the Veyron remains unique in many respects.” Want to get up close and personal with the Bugatti Veyron La Finale? Let’s keep the … Continue reading

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Last Bugatti Veyron to Bid Adieu in Geneva

Most automotive brands utilize the annual Geneva Motor Show to introduce new models. Bugatti will be staging the farewell of the long-running Veyron at the illustrious gathering this year. The end of the Bugatti Veyron marks a bittersweet point for the brand, leaving fans saddened at the departure and in suspense for a successor. When the Bugatti Veyron first emerged, it was with the plan to produce 450 units. Because the beast is so grand and powerful, it is one expensive piece of machinery. Million-dollar-plus supercars do not sell as quickly as their underlings for obvious reasons, and there is … Continue reading

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Is a New UK Auto Show Starting Up in 2016?

Some say that automakers are starting to drift away from the tradition of auto shows, but that seems too tragic to comprehend (Let’s be real–just because Volvo wants out of them hardly indicates death for the overall practice). Some also say the Stig from Top Gear is the most mysterious being on the planet, which is made even more enticing by the rumor that a new UK auto show could be starting up as early as next year! The British Motor Show was last held in 2008. Should it start back up after an 8 year hiatus? Some say it is … Continue reading

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China May Ban Sexy Auto Show Models—No One Surprised

The automotive market in China and other Asian countries is absolutely out of control. Yet the controlling Chinese government is anything but. Word is that the Chinese government is contemplating a ban on sexy auto show models. Will this year’s Shanghai Automotive Show fail to be a…bust? According to a quote from the organization committee: “We are soliciting public option to improve the exhibition. We have not ruled out the possibility of banning auto show girls.” Of course, no further detail was given by the Chinese committee on the matter, as they are not exactly famous for being forthright with … Continue reading

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Full Throttle for a New Year: The Best 2015 Automotive Shows

As a new year begins, fill your calendar with the following 2015 automotive shows to revv things up. For those of you who are lucky enough to attend any of these shows, we look forward to seeing shared photos of your experiences on Facebook! The list of can’t miss auto shows for 2015 is here. This year will be overflowing with new ideas, technologies, powertrains and revealed secrets!  The most anticipated 2015 Automotive Shows include the following: Brussels Motor Show: January 16-25th. North American International Auto Show: January 17-25th. Chicago Auto Show: February 14-22nd. Geneva Motor Show: March 5-15th. New … Continue reading

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Aston Martin and Lamborghini SUV Offerings?

If it is to be believed, there may be an Aston Martin SUV and the Lamborghini SUV could be a hybrid. There are rumors circulating that Aston Martin is busy raising funds to begin the tedious and often lengthy vehicle concepting phase, and Lamborghini’s Urus may challenge the hybrid sector. Is a model range expansion in Aston Martin’s future? Aston Martin and Lamborghini SUV offerings that could become a reality. Is the world ready for more upscale brands to compete in the luxury SUV arena? Aston Martin exotic sports cars are instantly recognizable, regardless of the model. Under the new leadership … Continue reading

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Which Machines Made the 2014 Top Gear Awards List?

It is that adrenaline and petrol infused time of year again: The 2014 Top Gear Awards list is out! You may want to kick up the horsepower on your downward scroll to see which dream machines made the cut! Let’s begin with the top choices of the leading lads of the show: Jeremy Clarkson’s Car of the Year: Corvette Stingray  “They’ve skimped on the trim to keep the costs down – Amstrad would have rejected the head-up display graphics for being too old-fashioned. In 1985. But they’ve gone the extra mile with the bits that matter. So we get a … Continue reading

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Mazda MX-5 Cup Series Communicates Goals at SEMA 2014

The Mazda MX-5 Cup Series car showed off its stuff at the annual SEMA gathering in Las Vegas this year. Is this mini-wonder gearing up toward success in the racing arena? When it comes to the Miata…or…the MX-5…t is either adored or scorned. Luckily, looks do not matter much in racing, so most will have to agree that if it is simplified with lightness, it stands a chance. The Mazda MX-5 Cup Series is geared toward uniformity in racing. The MX-5 Cup Series will emerge in 2016 and the front-runner is to be the 4th generation MX-5 car. Some compare … Continue reading

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