1936 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic. Photo: Michael Furman.

Petersen Museum celebrates the ‘Art of Bugatti’ with year-long display

On October 23, 2016, the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, California, will unveil the most comprehensive retrospective on the Bugatti family in history, showcasing the art, sculpture, furniture and automobiles of the family that changed automotive design, engineering and racing during the art deco period. “Art of Bugatti” will open to the public in theRead Full Story

(L-R) David Gooding and Charlie Ross sell the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider for $18,150,000. 
Image copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Company. Photo by Mike Maez.

Gooding’s 2016 Pebble Beach auctions achieve highest one-day sale of more than $76-million

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, realized more than $76.7-million during the first of its two-evening Pebble Beach auction event on Saturday August 20, 2016. The auction house, acclaimed for its world-class consignments and record-breaking prices, delivered an 88 per cent sales rate as 70 of 80 lotsRead Full Story

A large-scale digital "Welcome Wall" displays messages in various languages, along with an array of VW images, video and promotional information.

OpenRoad VW celebrates grand opening with summer beach party

OpenRoad Auto Group celebrated the grand opening of OpenRoad VW, Western Canada’s largest VW dealership with an elaborate Westcoast beach party on August 13, 2016, that featured an outdoor beach volleyball court, collector VW displays, and a gourmet barbeque. More than 500 guests attended the casual celebration, including Maria Stenstrom, president of Volkswagen Canada andRead Full Story

Camaro Back View

First Camaro lights up Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise event

The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) illuminated glass showcase containing the very first Camaro built in 1966 was the start attraction at Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise. The Woodward Dream Cruise is a classic car event held annually on the third Saturday of August in Metropolitan Detroit along Woodward Avenue. The 2016 event celebrates Camaro’s 50th anniversaryRead Full Story

Pebble Beach Auction: 1989 Ferrari 328 GTB, estimate $125,000-$150,000.

Shining stars at 2016 Pebble Beach Auctions

Since the 1950s, Pebble Beach has been the ultimate destination for lovers of collector cars. Today, enthusiasts from around the world enjoy this singular experience: the spectacular California coastline, the prestigious concours and the finest classic cars available anywhere. As the official auction house of the world-renowned Pebblie Beach Concours d’Elegance and the only auctionRead Full Story

All-new 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback.

All-new 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback arrives fall 2016

Arriving this fall in North America, the 2017 Civic Hatchback is the latest addition to the much-heralded 10th-generation Honda Civic lineup, joining the 2016 North American Car of the Year—the Civic Sedan, and the Civic Coupe that launched earlier this year. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback combines Euro-inspired styling and five-door versatility with the Civic’sRead Full Story

Infiniti's new VC-T engine.

World’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine

Infiniti plans to present VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged), the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine and one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created, on September 29 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l’Automobile). More than 20 years in development, Infiniti’s new four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline VC-T engine represents a major breakthroughRead Full Story

2017 Subaru BRZ includes  updated materials on the instrument and door panels and an updated climate control panel. (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)

2017 Subaru BRZ comes with enhanced performance and updated features

The rear-wheel-drive 2017 Subarun BRZ, an authentic sports coupe with an ultra-low centre of gravity and precision steering that delivers pinpoint handling accuracy, is now available in Subaru dealerships across Canada. Power and Handling The 2.0L DOHC naturally aspirated horizontally opposed Subaru Boxer engine receives several internal updates for friction reduction including new valves, camshaftRead Full Story

The Lotus Elise Race 250 is 0.5 seconds quicker than the previous Elise Coup 220 R.

Lotus right on track with new Elise Race 250

The latest race car from Lotus is its new Elise Race 250. Eligible for many race series around the world, this new Elise has been developed with a raft of performance-orientated features as standard. The Elise Race 250 packs a supercharged, 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox, boasts 243-horsepower at 7,200 rpm andRead Full Story

Volvo

North Vancouver Volvo technicians win award

British Columbia service technicians Tony Do and Justin Lam of Jim Pattison Volvo North Vancouver have been named winners of the 2016 Volvo International Service Technician Award (VISTA) in the category of Service & Repair. The team from North Vancouver competed against 40 teams from Volvo markets around the world. VISTA is a biennial customerRead Full Story

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