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French driver Yvan Muller won on a SEAT Leon TDI today (16.11.2008) the WTCC World Championship title in Macau. BMW driver Andy Priaulx (GBR) only achieved fourth place in the WTCC championship 2008. SEAT was even able to win the WTCC manufacturers title 2008 with 326 points while BMW only achieved 274 points with its competing BMW 320i. Chevrolet achieved third place in the ......read more
The first tuned electric car comes from BRABUS: The first project of the future cooperation between Tesla Motors, Inc. and the new BRABUS business division Zero Emission celebrates its world debut at the 2008 Essen Motor Show. BRABUS presents an exclusive customization program for the Tesla Roadster, the worldâ€™s first electrically powered production sports car. The new BRABUS ......read more
Part sportbike and part street, the 2009 Buell?® 1125CRâ„¢ combines the soul of the classic Caf?© Racer with the thrilling performance and advanced technology demanded by todayâ€™s mostpassionate rider. The 1125CR joins three XB Lightning?® models in the 2009 Buell Street line-up. Each delivers a belligerent attitude backed by potent American V-Twin muscle. The XB ......read more
All-new 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000. With a more powerful, cleaner-running engine. A more nimble chassis and more responsive suspension. In a more compact and lighter package. Wrapped with an edgy new look. All delivering a renewed invitation for riders worldwide: Own The Racetrack. Specifications GSX-R1000 Model Number GSXR1000K9 Type Sportbike Warranty ......read more
SEAT has won the â€?Golden Steering Wheelâ€™ with the new Ibiza in the small car category. At a ceremony which took place in Berlin, the Spanish brandâ€™s new vehicle was awarded one of Germanyâ€™s most prestigious distinctions. During the award ceremony, SEAT S.A. Vice president for Research and Development Frank Bekemeier announced that â€œThe ......read more
The arrival of the new 1100 and 1100 S now increases the size of the Monster family, a family that redefines the naked motorcycle and stakes its claim as the new icon of Italian excellence. Dedicated to those who want to make the ultimate expression, this jewel of style and performance is powered by the charismatic two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine, famous the world over ......read more
Experience the extraordinary: architecture, art and design in the Premium Clubhouse, that was the motto at the reopening of the Bugatti pavilion a few days ago at the Autostadt. Friday the 31st of October 2008, saw the opening of the Autostadt in Wolfsburgâ€™s redesigned pavilion: with its spectacular display of architecture, art and design, the â€œPremium Clubhouseâ€? ......read more
2008 Porsche Carrera Cup GB Champion Tim Harvey The award winners from the 2008 Porsche Carrera Cup GB were celebrated during the championship's annual awards dinner at Whittlebury Hall hotel near Silverstone this week. Along with cheques for over ?£60,000 in end-of-season prize money, the keys for three brand new Porsche 911 sports coupes were presented to overall Champion Tim ......read more
القاهرة 6 نوفمبر 2008 - أطلقت شركة إكسون موبيل مصر أحدث منتجاتها من زيوت التوربينات و زيوت محركات الغاز Mobil DTE 800 SeriesوMobil Pegasus 805 ، وبهذه المناسبة أقامت الشركة إحتفالية بفندق ماريوت ميراج بحضور كبار عملاء الشركة من شتى القطاعات الصناعية وخاصة قطاعات توليد الكهرباء، البترول، الغاز إلى جانب مختلف القطاعات الأخرى. أتخذت إكسون ......read more
Interlagos, 2nd November - Felipe Massa won his home Grand Prix and Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro has won the 2008 Formula 1 Constructors' World Championship. And the other big winner on the day was (besides Lewis Hamilton of course) the sport of motor racing, as this final round of the season was thrilling from start to finish, thanks to a sudden shower at the start and another one in ......read more
31.10.2008 - Dubai/Cairo/Trebur-Astheim Qatar's Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah clinched one of the most convincing start to finish victories in the history of cross-country rallying to claim the win in the 2008 UAE Desert Challenge and also seal the FIA World Cup title for his Trebur-based BMW X-raid team on Friday. The Qatari and Swedish co-driver Tina Th?¶rner were in a different class ......read more
Some automotive and motor-sport insiders are following the Nissan-Porsche â€?disputeâ€™ on who did the faster lap on the Nuerburgring-Nordschleife very closely. The â€?disputeâ€™ is becoming more and more public after Porsche officials doubted the capability of Nissanâ€™s GT-R to be faster than the Porsche 911 Turbo and the Porsche 911 GT2. The Nordschleife, which ......read more
Nissan offers the first look at the upcoming 2009 370Z Coupe, which makes its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 19 November. The all-new 2009 Nissan 370Z, the first full redesign of the iconic Nissan Z since its reintroduction as a 2003 model, solidifies the strengths of its predecessor with an unmatched balance of performance, style and value. The all-new Z will go on sale ......read more
دبي / القاهرة - تشهد نسبة المبيعات المرتفعة التي يحقّقها طراز X6 الجديد من BMW، والذي يجسّد مفهوم Sports Activity Coupé الأوّل في العالم على الإطلاق، على الطلب العالي على هذه الفئة التي أطلقتها الشركة حديثاً. فبعد إطلاق هذه السيارة في الشرق الأوسط في شهر مارس / آذار 2008، تخطّت نسبة الطلب الإمداد في عدد من البلدان الأساسية ممّا ساهم ......read more
28.10.2008 â€“ Dubai / Cairo â€“ A few weeks ago the Pharaos Rally 2008 took place in Egypt. Unfortunately no major car manufacturer or famous racing team participated officially or unofficially in this rally, as it is not a round in the 2008 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup. Not even JEEP/Chrysler considered participating although they assemble the Jeep Cherokee and ......read more
27.10.2008 - Brentwood/Cairo â€“ Excitement is mounting as film fans await the October 29 world premiere in London of the new James Bond adventure, â€?Quantum of Solaceâ€™, which also features a cameo appearance from the stylish new Ford Ka. In the movie the Ka is driven by Camille, the beautiful but feisty leading lady, played by Olga Kurylenko. To celebrate the cheeky ......read more
27.10.2008 - Maranello / Cairo - The Board of Directors of Ferrari SpA met today under the chairmanship of Luca di Montezemolo, to examine the third quarter results. Ferrari recorded 450 million in revenues (up 22.3% year-over-year), and a trading profit of 79 million (17.6% of revenues), up 41.1% from the 56 million figure (15.2% of revenues) for ......read more
26th October 2008 ï?½ Abu Dhabi: Following the successful launch of Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 14th October, Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM) took the exhibition on the road to the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai last weekend where F1 Supremo, Bernie Ecclestone stopped by to show his support. During the three day exhibition, which featured a selection of images ......read more
The Dakar Rally 2009 promises to be the most demanding test yet for the Volkswagen Motorsport team, as it prepares to take on some of the harshest and most challenging terrain on the planet with four examples of the Race Touareg 2. The four factory-fielded Volkswagen Race Touareg 2 models will be piloted by Spaniard Carlos Sainz and his French navigator Michel Perlin; Giniel de ......read more
23.10.2008 - Riyadh / Cairo - Saudi Arabi is becoming more and more a popular destination for motor-sport events, motor-shows and tourism events. After the huge success of the Rally Hayel last year now we find the Saudi Rally 2008 making some headlines in the Middle East region. Saudi Arabian rally driver Yazeed Al-Rajhi is one of the top names entered for the new Saudi Rally, which will ......read more
22.10.2008 - Modena/Cairo - High-tech design, new materials and the quest for optimum performance are a few of the traits shared by sports cars and sailing. These characteristics, combined with the beautiful Pininfarina design and his love for Italy, explain Paul Cayard's choice of a black Maserati GranTurismo for the streets of San Francisco. Paul Cayard was the first American skipper ......read more
Bernd Schneider is retiring from motor racing. At the age of 44, he will compete in his last DTM race at Hockenheimring this coming Sunday. Schneider won a total of 43 races for Mercedes-Benz out of the 226 races in which he competed in the DTM series and the ITC, which became a DTM offshoot in 1995 and was held as the succeeding series in 1996. He started from pole position 25 ......read more
After undergoing extensive testing, Goodyearâ€™s Assurance tire has received the 2008 "Annual Product of the Year Award" from Auto Magazine, one of Chinaâ€™s most respected automotive publications. Goodyearâ€™s innovative Assurance tire introduced in China in April provides drivers with outstanding traction and performance, and therefore, enhanced confidence. The ......read more
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