Archive for the ‘2010 Cars’ Category
Record price for the car – more than $ 30 million – paid in May, the buyer auction house Gooding & Company, and now this Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic will not be hidden from prying eyes in a private collection. He can see with my own eyes all interested in the American Museum of Mullin Automotive Museum, a new exhibition which opens next week. The case is truly rare: these machines were built only three pieces, and to date, only two survived.
It should be noted that the previous owner car Dr. Peter Williamson to make good money selling this instance. He bought the car in 1971 and then handed over her $ 59,000. Reasons for this model, and not some other rarity has risen in price during this time five hundred times (or 5,000%), probably known only to true lovers of antiques. Some experts consider it the most beautiful car in history, and it is even in the XXI century continues to win awards for its design. For example, in 2003 she took the Grand Prix at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Company Mopar – department of Chrysler, which specializes in revision of the car group and the production of accessories – officially presented a special modification of the model Dodge Challenger. In total, planned to release only 500 cars in this version.
Novelty is based on Dodge Challenger in version R / T with the eight petrol engine 5.7-liter HEMI volume. From a standard car special modification differs by a large air intake on the bonnet, which was also installed additional locks, a system of cold air inlet, stretching racks, grille-covered “black chrome”, a unique engine cover, as well as many nameplates with the company logo Mopar.
The car will be painted entirely in black. The stripes on the sides of the bus can be performed in one of three colors: blue, red or silver. Also, a special modification of the Challenger will get a different interior trim, including leather seat trim Katzkin and coarse stitching steering wheel. In addition, the coupe will be offered for 20-inch alloy wheels, painted black, a special “wrap” a vehicle, a certificate showing the number of machines and drawing special version Challenger, signed by chief designer Mark Trostla Chrysler Group.
Dodge Challenger special edition will cost in the U.S. – 38 thousand dollars (per car with automatic transmission) and 39 thousand dollars (for a modification to the “mechanics”).
The German company Porsche plans to begin European sales of supercars 918 Spyder Concept at the end of 2010.
It is assumed that the car will cost at least 500 000 euros and will make the market competitive sports car Ferrari 599 GTO.
Recall that the first Porsche 918 Spyder Concept was shown to the public last spring at the Geneva Motor Show. Sports car, which is deprived of a full roof, equipped with a powerful hybrid power plant consisting of a petrol turbo engine and three electric motors. The total capacity of units – 708 hp
Also the model is equipped with brake energy regeneration system, seven-gear and mass ultramodern electronics.