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Chevrolet Unveils 2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype Will debut in GRAND-AM Road Racing Series Rolex 24 in January DAYTONA, Fla. – Chevrolet unveiled its 2012 Corvette Daytona Prototype at Daytona International Speedway today. The Corvette Daytona Prototype will make its competitive debut in the 50th anniversary of the GRAND-AM Road Racing Series Rolex 24 at Daytona from January 26-29, 2012. "Racing and performance are the founding principles of Chevrolet, and bringing the Corvette Daytona Prototype to GRAND-AM is a tremendous opportunity," said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet vice president, Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. "The opportunity for innovation is what makes the Daytona Prototype Class such a good fit for Chevrolet. "Sports car and endurance racing is an outstanding platform for manufacturers like us to test and learn.
Share Share CULT Energy Drunk is about to reveal one of the most exceptionally-tweaked Challengers of all times at the next week’s SEMA show in Las Vegas. This black-matted monster vehicle is based upon the famous Dodge Challenger SRT8 and boasts an amazingly masculine widebody kit and a supercharged 6.1-liter V8 HEMI engine unit. Furthermore, the monstrous CULT Challenger spotlights highly-aggressive, contrasting red lights, CULT stickers, huge wheels and brakes, and of course the unmistakable supercharger that pops of the hood. Full details on that exclusive creation will be revealed on the SEMA show when its start on November 2nd.
Ferrari's new extreme V12 berlinetta, the 599 GTO, delivers a lap time of just 1 minute and 24 seconds at Fiorano, making it the fastest road-going model in our history. This limited edition special series of just 599 is the new pinnacle of Prancing Horse sportiness and has benefited to an enormous degree from technological transfers from the track. Many of the cutting-edge solutions sported by the 599 GTO are also the product of the Maranello engineers' experience in the development of the 599XX, the prototype experimental car of which, as its legendary moniker suggests, the 599 GTO is the road-homologated version. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
The Toyota Supra is a sports car / grand tourer that was produced by Toyota Motor Corporation from 1978 to 2002. The styling of the Toyota Supra was derived from the Toyota Celica , but it was both longer and wider. [ 4 ] Starting in mid-1986, the Supra (in its third generation, Mark III) became its own model and was no longer based on the Celica. In turn, Toyota also stopped using the prefix Celica and began just calling the car Supra . [ 5 ] Owing to the similarity and past of the Celica's name, it is frequently mistaken for the Supra, and vice versa. First, second and third generation Supras were assembled at Tahara plant in Tahara, Aichi while the MKIV Supra was assembled at the Motomachi plant in Toyota City.
Stance|Works has been built on the mentality that if a car has an attractive "stance" then it's something that any enthusiast can appreciate, no matter the make, model or decade in which it was built. The reality is, stance is far from anything new. Over the various generations of car builders, since the beginning of the Model T, the overall appeal of the vehicle inevitably correlates with how it's wheels sit in relation to their fenders and how far the body is distanced from the road. As cars have evolved, so has the need for "styling" to differentiate a make and model from it's competition. Naturally, the stance of a vehicle is a strong variable in the pursuit of an aesthetically pleasing design and it's something we want to take a better account of.
The Design Inspiration Articles Go Back Holden Hurricane – The First Ever Concept Car Holden has resurrected the company’s ground-breaking 1969 Hurricane Concept with a complete restoration. The low-slung, mid-engine coupe served as a showcase for technology that wouldn’t find its way into production vehicles for almost three decades, including a turn-by-turn navigation system, automatic climate control and a rear-view camera.