Bentley Motors is announcing today full details of the new Bentayga Speed – the pinnacle of the Bentayga family – effortless performance, yet no compromise on luxury. Hand-built at Crewe, the Bentayga Speed combines the W12 powertrain and many of the models luxurious features as standard, including the Mulliner Driving Specification.
MINI and the iconic Brisbane Power House arts hub recently concluded a month-long MINI Art Car competition. The collaboration invited artists, designers, and creators to interpret the theme “Power Up” on a MINI Cooper 3-door hatch for Brisbane Powerhouse. The chosen theme sought to raise awareness for the 20 year-old institution as it reopened its doors. After six weeks and numerous entries, Kristin Cosenza, a Melbourne-based graphic designer, took home top honours.
BMW of North America and ALPINA are proud to announce that the new BMW ALPINA XB7 Sports Activity Vehicle® has begun series production at BMW’s Spartanburg, SC factory, and that the XB7 “Build Your Own” configurator is now fully functional at BMWUSA.com. Incidentally, dealer and customer orders for the XB7 model have already satisfied available production capacity through the balance of calendar year 2020.
Kia Motors Corporation has released the first images of the upgraded Kia Stinger today, revealing a refreshed design for the high-performance fastback sports sedan. Changes to the appearance of the enhanced model amplify its gran turismo character, while improving cabin quality and giving owners more choice of colour and material.
Lotus is launching a new Certificate of Provenance programme, revealing the first recipient as a stunning and celebrated Turbo Esprit that was the final ‘company car’ of Lotus founder Colin Chapman. The 1981 model, which was also driven by UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during a visit to Norfolk, has recently been acquired by Lotus. Following a sympathetic restoration it will join the company’s collection.
The first Goodwood Ghost reflected a layer of clients who use their Rolls-Royce in a completely unique way. These men and women required a motor car able to offer an impeccable chauffeur-driven experience as well as a vibrant dynamic personality when they chose to drive it themselves. In 2009, when the first Ghosts entered the market, this collective of business leaders, founders and entrepreneurs were unanimous
Maserati writes a new chapter in its history by expanding its Trofeo collection. Following the 2018 launch of Levante Trofeo, the SUV’s most extreme, most powerful version, the new Quattroporte and Ghibli Trofeo are now available, achieving the pinnacle of performance, sportiness and luxury. To highlight once again Maserati’s all-Italian identity, the colours chosen for the Trofeo collection launch are those of the country’s flag: green for Quattroporte, white for Levante and red for Ghibli, which combine with the burnished chrome-work and glossy red trims for a particularly aggressive and elegant look.
Vehicle owners and passengers can check the recall status of vehicles by texting TAKATA to 0487 AIRBAG (247 224). They can also readily check vehicles on the automotive industry’s website www.ismyairbagsafe.com.au
PETRONAS Yamaha SRT riders Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli will start tomorrow’s MotoGP race from second and third respectively. After a dramatic qualifying day at the 5.4km Automotodrom Brno circuit, which saw crashes for both Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli, the pair will both start tomorrow’s race from the front row of the grid – second for Quartararo and third for Morbidelli. A first for the team in 2020, and the fifth time in the year and a half history of PETRONAS Yamaha SRT.
The third and final episode of the "Meet the S-Class DIGITAL" special provides insights into the holistic interior concept of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class before its world premiere in September. Optimal ergonomics, high-tech materials and top-quality workmanship, combined with an aesthetically pleasing design and careful attention down to the smallest details. In the new S-Class, "Sensual Purity" reaches a new level as it takes noise and vibration insulation into consideration.