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Ferrari Auction Raises Over $2 Million for Earthquake Victims in Italy

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  3 Comments

An online auction held by Ferrari on its Website raised more than €1.8 million for the victims of the two major earthquakes that struck Northern Italy in the Emilia-Romagna region last May. The epicenter was between Finale Emilia and San Felice sul Panaro, which is approximately 22 miles north of Bologna.... Read More

Russell Dale Phelon's Personal Car Collection Up For Auction

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc. has announced that it will be holding the auction of the late Russell Dale Phelon's personal racing equipment. Phelon Motorsports specializes in vintage car restoration, racing, and maintenance, and has been a name in NASCAR for years. Upon Phelon's passing, Phelon Motorsports has had to close his race shop, Phelon Motorsport Services, and have decided that making his entire collection available is a great way to carry on his legacy. After all, the vintage cars in Phelon's collection certainly deserve to be taken care of and now luxury car aficionados everywhere will have their chance.... Read More

BMW i3 Concept Car Built for Eco-Friendly Urban Living

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Environmentally safe, “green” technology seems to have found a place in almost every niche imaginable, from homes and clothing to electronics and luxury automobiles. European company BMW is no different. Recently the company launched a new concept car designed to appeal to urban drivers. The i3 concept, runs completely on... Read More

1927 Mercedes-Benz To Be Auctioned at Bonhams Goodwill Revival

Jun 22, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

A 1927 Mercedes-Benz 26/120/180 'S' Type Sports Tourer will go to auction at the upcoming Bonhams at Goodwood Revival on Saturday, September 15, 2012. According to Bonhams, this is one of the greatest and most important motorcar finds of the last decade.... Read More

Aston Martin Unveils 2014 AM 310 Vanquish

Jun 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  5 Comments

Having been founded in 1913, Aston Martin has worked hard to become the world's premiere luxury car company and with the release of their new sports car, Vanquish, they're pushing themselves even further. The 2014 AM 310 Vanquish, with its upgraded aspirated 6.0-litre V12 engine and sleek design, is a car James Bond himself would feel lucky to drive.... Read More

Bentley's Continental GT Speed is its Fastest Production Model Ever

Jun 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  3 Comments

The news from Crewe, England this week from Bentley Motors is that its new Continental GT Speed, which is forthcoming in October 2012, will be the luxury car maker’s fastest production model ever. An upgrade to Bentley’s 6.0-liter, 48-valve, four-cam, twin-turbocharged W12 engine enables acceleration from zero to 60 mph in four seconds and a top speed of 205 mph.... Read More

Audi's Hybrid R18 e-tron quattro Wins Le Mans 24 Hours

Jun 18, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Approximately 200,000 spectators, in Ingolstadt, saw the Audi Sport Team Joest take first place at the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours. Four Audi R18 models, including the R18 e-tron quattro, a diesel-hybrid car, finished first, second, third, and fifth, respectively.... Read More

2012 Vilner Custom BMW F 800 R Predator is Ready For Action

Jun 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

If you aren't pleased with the mass-produced base BMW F800 R bike in your garage, why not just hire Vilner, a big name in luxury automotives and motorcycles, to custom build one to your liking? That's exactly what a wealthy Russian businessman did. The eccentric client has one of the biggest and varied bike collections in Bulgaria and when he decided that his BMW model didn't have the aggressive predator edge he wanted, he had his own built.... Read More

New Porsche Pavilion Opens at Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

Jun 14, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Top board members of both Volkswagen and Porsche attended the grand opening of the new Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. They were among the 200 invited guests in attendance at one of the world’s most popular automotive theme-park destinations.... Read More

Rolls-Royce Unveils Phantom Series II at New Showrooms in New York

Jun 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge  |  2 Comments

Rolls-Royce had many things to celebrate in Jericho, New York earlier this month when it officially opened Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Long Island, which is now the brand’s largest showroom in North America. The Long Island-based facility, whlich spans more than 9,200 square feet, was the ideal place to unveil the luxury car company’s latest model: the 2013 Phantom Series II... Read More

Audi Offers Custom Auto Features With quattro GmbH

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The demand for bespoke luxury automobiles is rising as affluent consumers are personalizing their vehicles with special options and upgrades. The custom process provides the opportunity to customize a car’s interior, exterior, and performance.... Read More

Porsche Spyder 918 Concept Draws From Historical Racing Traditions

Jun 7, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Porsche, maker of some of the best luxury cars in the world, are highly anticipating the release of the Porsche 918 Spyder now that the initial prototypes have been recently completed. The new model hopes to remind drivers of the company’s historical racing routes, and draws inspiration... Read More

Mercedes Benz Announces 2013 SLS AMG GT

Jun 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  3 Comments

Mercedes-Benz has always been on the forefront of luxury vehicles that combine sophistication with maximum power, and their new 2013 SLS AMG GT is no different. With a top speed of 197 mph, the new SLS AMG GT is an enhanced machine that highly elevates the driving experience. Being released as a Coupé and a Roadster, the SLS AMG GT will be made available in mid-November 2012.... Read More

The MINI John Cooper Works GP Proves to Be the Sportiest MINI Ever

Jun 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge  |  1 Comment

In mid-May, MINI United 2012, the biennial owners convention/festival that occurs in a different part of Europe or the United Kingdom every two years, attracted more than 30,000 MINI fans from 50 different countries—some even driving their MINIs as far as 6,490 km (4,032 miles) from the outer reaches of Russia to attend the event (or from Munich, Germany, as in my case).... Read More

 
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