— “Sometimes, I feel like the cartoon character Wile E. Coyote when he suddenly runs off a cliff.” — “Mad Mike” Hughes in 2003
Las Vegas, NV – (December 17, 2004) – On Saturday, March 5, 2005, Michael “Mad Mike” Hughes will do something spectacular in Downtown Las Vegas – he’ll travel almost 400 feet off a 50-foot ramp to make the leap across Binion’s Horseshow Casino in his custom, turbo-powered Lincoln Stretch Limo.
Yes, in a L-I-M-O.
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Crewe, 18 December 2004…Bentley Motors is delighted to confirm that the unique Arnage Limousine concept, created by its Bentley Mulliner coachbuilding division for the 2004 Geneva International Salon is to be put into a limited production run. Such has been the demand following its unveiling, 20 individually numbered, bespoke Arnage Limousines will be commissioned for customers looking to own a truly luxurious car that provides extraordinary levels of comfort and craftsmanship as well as valuable privacy.
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PORTLAND, OR – The Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships has acquired two new franchises to bring some of the most sought-after exotic and specialty cars to the Portland area. The 2005 Lotus Elise will be offered along with high-performance motorcycles at Motocorsa in Portland, and the rare, custom-built Saleen S7 is now available at Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo.
“We are excited to bring these world-class performance vehicles to auto enthusiasts here,” Ron Tonkin said. “The Saleen represents the finest in Read More
CHICAGO , Dec. 9 … The Chicago Auto Show will host a special luncheon meeting of the prestigious Economic Club of Chicago on Feb. 10, featuring General Motors Chairman and CEO G. Richard Wagoner, Jr. as guest speaker.
“Our first Economic Club luncheon at the 2004 show proved to be a hit with the members of this prominent group,” said Chicago Auto Show Chairman Casey Wickstrom. “It’s natural that the business leaders of Chicago would have a keen interest Read More
Auburn Hills, Mich., Dec 06, 2004 — Chrysler Group is taking the auto show experience to new heights with the creation of a half-mile test drive track that will debut at the 2005 Chicago Auto Show in February. Consumers visiting McCormick Place will have the opportunity to test drive Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge products on a specially designed course around the perimeter of the 156,000-square-foot exhibit. The collective displays are the largest ever constructed in Chrysler Group history.
“Camp Read More
ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2004 — Porsche today announced it will launch the latest versions of the 911 Cabriolet, traditionally the most popular 911 model sold in America, in the first quarter of 2005. Based on the 911 Carrera and Carrera S Coupes released earlier this year, the 2005 911 Carrera Cabriolet and Carrera S Cabriolet feature a wider range of standard equipment and offer higher levels of performance and safety than any previous standard open-top 911 model.
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Just as humans need plenty of healthy liquids to protect against dehydration and illness during the winter, automobiles need an adequate amount of fresh antifreeze to protect their vital systems from exposure to extreme temperatures and the stress of winter driving.
The good news is that maintaining the freshness and level of the antifreeze in every one of your family’s vehicles is as easy as 1-2-3. The next time you have a few minutes, and your car’s engine is Read More
Miami, FL (November 26, 2004)–AutoMundo Magazine awarded the all-new Pontiac G6 with the ‘2005 Car of the Year’ Award. As a serious contender in the midsize sedan segment, AutoMundo Magazine found that the sporty G6 delivers the performance and engineering advancement that merits the distinction of AutoMundo’s 2005 Car of the Year. The Pontiac G6 excelled in every aspect of the assessment.
After much deliberation, Automundo Magazine found the Pontiac G6 to be the best and most noteworthy automobile to Read More
G. Potter King’s Four-Day Collector Car Auction Puts Hot Rods Centerstage
And Concludes with Chip Foose Autograph Session – February 27, 2005
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (December 1, 2004) – Chip Foose, the creative genius behind Foose Design and a legend in the hot rod community, joins the Atlantic City Collector Car Event’s first annual “Hot Rod Sunday” for a special autograph session on Sunday, February 27, 2005 at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
Foose, who is also the Read More
The Quail in 2005 Honors a new race theme, additional Cuisines of the World, rare Lamborghini Miuras, and will continue to keep the event’s successful intimacy.
WHAT: The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering:
A full-day event created for the passionate and discerning connoisseur. In its third year, The Quail will offer guests a tribute to the legendary Mexican race, La Carrera Panamericana. Enhancing this theme will be an exceptional selection of 125 pre and post-war sports and racing cars and Read More