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McLaren North America relocates corporate headquarters from New York to Coppell, Texas

North American HQ moves from NY City to high tech facility in Texas industrial park Continued growth of brand in supercar market requires larger facility with greater storage and service capacity 27 strong retailer network to benefit from a more centrally based HQ and enhanced technical and customer service support McLaren North America, the largest global market for luxury British sportscar and supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive, is set to move its headquarters operation from New York City to the City of Coppell, Texas just outside of Dallas. Since entering the US market in late 2011, McLaren has seen massive growth in sales, recently [...]

MSO-restored F1 road car and McLaren Senna share the spoils at prestigious UK automotive events

Newly-restored McLaren F1 chassis 63 wins Best in Class at Hampton Court Concours of Elegance McLaren Senna claims Best of Show honours at Salon Privé Classic & Supercar New GT showcased at Hampton Court Concours of Elegance McLaren Special Operations (MSO) displays 720S Spider in Coriolis and 600LT Coupé at Hampton Court A magnificent, fully restored McLaren F1 won Best in Class at the Hampton Court Concours of Elegance, whilst a McLaren Senna claimed the same honours at Salon Privé Classic & Supercar in the grounds of Blenheim Palace as McLaren Automotive celebrated double successes on Sunday, September 8. [...]

FUTURE FOUNDATION FOR PERFORMANCE ELECTRIC CARS PRESENTED BY AUTOMOBILI PININFARINA, BOSCH AND BENTELER

Strategic collaboration formed with mobility specialists Bosch Engineering and BENTELER ahead of Frankfurt International Auto Show Confirms future vision for a range of luxury performance electric cars High-performance EV platform to support future Automobili Pininfarina vehicles and be made available to OEMs Innovative new platform underpins PURA Vision design model from Automobili Pininfarina (Frankfurt, 10 September 2019): At a press conference ahead of the Frankfurt International Auto Show, Michael Perschke, CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, along with Johannes-Jörg Rüger, CEO of Bosch Engineering GmbH, and Ralf Göttel, CEO of BENTELER, announced a strategic collaboration to jointly develop a high-performance electric vehicle [...]

AN ICON REIMAGINED FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: THE NEW LAND ROVER DEFENDER MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

The most capable and durable Land Rover vehicle ever makes its entrance at the Frankfurt Motor Show Show-stopping arrival: The New Defender makes its first appearance descending an extreme 42-degree incline, broadcast live to a global audience Team Defender: Zara Tindall, Olympic medal-winning equestrian rider, and Kenton Cool, professional mountaineer, gave their seal of approval to the new model Expedition 001: The durable New Defender 110, with Kenton Cool at the wheel, tackles the remote Valley of the Castles in Kazakhstan, one of most land-locked places on earth Humanitarian partnership: The New Defender will join the International Federation of Red Cross and Red [...]

Lasting beauty that moves: Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS

The VISION EQS in brief Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS: A trailblazer for the entire Mercedes-Benz EQ family. The study provides an outlook on a new dimension in sustainable luxury. Moving people: Mercedes-Benz stands for mobility and progress. The Vision EQS show car points the way to the future of Mercedes-Benz. Because two things are timeless: the need for transportation and the desire for the exceptional. Rousing enthusiasm: The VISION EQS creates a connection between rationality and emotion. It presents a thrilling, futuristic design for EQ models from Mercedes-Benz. Its "one bow" proportion and dramatic fluidity are stylistic heralds of a [...]

Automobili Lamborghini honors Ferdinand K. Piéch with Lamborghini Sién FKP 37 unveiled at IAA 2019 in Frankfurt

Sant'Agata Bolognese/Frankfurt IAA, 10 September 2019 - Automobili Lamborghini honors Ferdinand K. Piéch with the naming announcement of its first hybrid super sports car, unveiled today at Frankfurt IAA. The fastest Lamborghini ever will bear the moniker of Sian FKP 37, in recognition of Ferdinand Karl Piech, born in 1937, who played a significant role in the acquisition of Automobili Lamborghini in 1998 by Audi A6, owned by Volkswagen Group of which he was chairman of the executive board from 1993 to 2002. “Prof. Dr. Piéch innately understood the attraction and potential of the Lamborghini brand and how it could fit within the Volkswagen Group, [...]

BMW at the IAA Cars 2019 in Frankfurt.

The BMW stand at the IAA Cars 2019 international motor show in Frankfurt am Main focuses on the theme of future driving pleasure. Alongside the latest new additions across a broad range of segments revealed by BMW as part of its ongoing product offensive, the premium carmaker is also exhibiting fascinating vehicle studies and trailblazing technologies expected to have a major impact on individual mobility in tomorrow’s world. The new products on show at the IAA Cars 2019 reflect both the rich variety of the company’s model portfolio and its capacity for innovation in the future-focused fields identified as [...]

THE OFF-ROADER OF THE FUTURE – THE AUDI AI:TRAIL QUATTRO

All-terrain EV concept revealed in Frankfurt completes a quartet of visionary ‘use case’ vehicles projecting Audi into the future Emissions-free driving in the great outdoors Four electric motors and quattro drive Aicon and friends: Audi bringing all four visionary vehicles to the IAA Ingolstadt/Frankfurt, September 10, 2019 – Audi is completing its quartet of visionary vehicles by showcasing a forward-looking electric off-roader at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Audi AI:TRAIL quattro, a comprehensive concept for sustainable mobility off the beaten track, is one of four use case vehicles projecting Vorsprung durch Technik into the future — the Audi [...]

Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ – a gift to celebrate the record

BUGATTI CELEBRATES 110 YEARS IN MOLSHEIM, SHOWCASING THE NEW EDITION MODEL SUPER SPORT 300+ Nobody is faster. Just a few weeks after the sensational record-breaking run undertaken by Bugatti – when for the first time a hyper sports car drove faster than 300 miles per hour – the French brand is showcasing a very special edition based on this new Chiron1 derivative: the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+*. Last Saturday evening, Bugatti presented the new model to a selected group of customers as the highlight of the celebrations to mark the 110th anniversary of the tradition-steeped company in Molsheim. [...]

Grande Fête – 110th anniversary of Bugatti is celebrated in Molsheim

Historic and current models as well as two premieres in Molsheim Molsheim, 9 September 2019. What a sight. More than 40 historic Bugatti models from different eras standing in front of the Château in Molsheim, at the heart of Alsace, France. This is where Ettore Bugatti founded his famous company 110 years ago. At the Grande Fête – the major anniversary celebration at the weekend – modern-day Bugatti hyper sports cars are parked casually in between their predecessors: Chiron1, Divo2, La Voiture Noire2, Centodieci2 and a new model. The famous Schlumpf Collection of the Cité de l'Automobile – the [...]

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