Mini-Documentary: National Corvette Homecoming 2014

Car Club USA travels to Bowling Green, KY to document the annual National Corvette Homecoming in 2014. A top-shelf production company out of New York visits with three of the Homecoming participants, thus capturing the predominate atmosphere of the show as well as a sample range of participants.  [Read more…]

Webasto Collaborates with Hyundai, Debuting Bold New 2015 Genesis “Adrenalin Series” at SEMA 2014

Fenton, MI. — Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, a global tier-one automotive and aftermarket equipment manufacturer, will reveal the results of a cooperative project with Hyundai Motor America at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new Genesis Adrenalin Series vehicle features enhanced handling characteristics, increased braking capabilities, and an aggressive, road-hugging posture that makes it a standout in any crowd. [Read more…]

TECHART for the Porsche Macan models

Germany, Leonberg (PressBox)- Character-orientated. TECHART Automobildesign decisively sharpens the profile of Porsche’s fifth model range, the Macan. Typical TECHART: the individualization program for the compact SUV includes aerodynamics, engine performance, exhaust systems, suspension, wheels and interior refinement. Automotive self-fulfilment for every taste. [Read more…]

Vision Wheel Introduces Incline For SUV’s and Light Trucks

Vision Wheel is proud to announce the introduction of Incline Style 400, designed for SUV’s and light trucks. The 1-piece cast prime aircraft aluminum wheels with eight split spoke design is rugged, sporty, and tough. [Read more…]

PPG “Best Use of Color” Awards Presented at NSRA Nationals Plus Event

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – August 28, 2014 Three colorful cars took PPG’s popular “Best Use of Color” awards at the 45th annual National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Nationals Plus held July 31–August 3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. More than 10,000 street rods, classics, custom cars and trucks were on display, and an estimated 70,000 spectators attended the four-day event. While the sheer number of vehicles made the judges’ work challenging, the three PPG winners stood out. They were a 1972 Ford Maverick Grabber owned by Tom Mattingly, Mt. Washington, Kentucky; a 1950 Chevy Sedan owned by Ron Goin, Powell, Tennessee; and a 1965 Ford Falcon owned by Edd Fisher, Louisville, Kentucky. [Read more…]

PPG Dream Cars Wow Crowds at Goodguys PPG Nationals

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – August 27, 2014 Two exceptional Chevrolets were honored with the PPG Dream Car awards at the Goodguys 17th PPG Nationals held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, July 11-13. The two winners, a 1969 Chevy Camaro owned by Angelo Vespi of St. Augustine, Florida, and a 1951 Chevy woody wagon owned by Terry Henley of Birmingham, Alabama, dazzled the crowds and drew raves for their colorful style and finishes. [Read more…]

Supercharged Model A wins Goodguys 2014 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year Award

Indianapolis, IN – Tony Lombardi’s supercharged 1930 Model A Ford from Niles, Ohio won the Goodguys 2014 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year award last weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The criteria is unique in that it’s the only major Goodguys Top 12 award which requires participants to drive on a 100-mile reliability run as well as an 1/8th mile blast down the drag strip. [Read more…]

Shelby American to Host 2014 Shelby Vegas Bash at New World Headquarters

Las Vegas, Nev. –  Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), and Team Shelby will host the 2014 Shelby Vegas Bash at the new Shelby American World Headquarters just off the Strip. Festivities start on Monday, April 14, and run into the Mustang Club of America (MCA) 50th Birthday Celebration beginning on Thursday, April 17. This year’s Vegas Bash includes a Shelby Cruise from Palm Springs to Vegas, Monday night’s “Cars Under the Stars” event at the new facility, a Poker Run, exclusive tours, a Shelby GTS giveaway and more. [Read more…]

Ford Mustang Hero Car From Upcoming “Need for Speed” Movie Headed to Barrett-Jackson Auction Block

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.– A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie, “Need for Speed,” will be auctioned off for charity by Ford Motor Company at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction on April 12.

Building on the excitement of the movie, premiering March 14, this Mustang will be offered at no reserve, with proceeds benefiting the Henry Ford Health System, a not-for-profit group founded by Henry Ford to improve the health and well-being of a diverse community. [Read more…]

Lingenfelter, Southern Comfort Automotive Unveil The Reaper At Chicago Auto Show

DECATUR, Ind. – Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive have teamed up to answer the demand from General Motors truck enthusiasts for a specialty performance pickup model with the release of The Reaper(tm). [Read more…]

XPEL Headlamp Protection Film Prevents Damage, Deterioration

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – XPEL(tm) Headlamp Protection Film is an optically clear, press-polished 30 mil material that features a patented, scratch-resistant coating nearly impossible to scuff. Headlamps must stand up to years of pitting and sandblasting caused by rocks, debris and road salt, which causes unsightly discoloration and reduced light output. [Read more…]

End of production for the Lamborghini Gallardo

In the historic factory buildings of Sant’Agata Bolognese, the last Lamborghini Gallardo has left the production line. The final model is a Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante in Rosso Mars (red) and it is destined for a private collector. With a total of 14,022 units the Gallardo is not only by far the most-built Lamborghini, it ranks among the most successful super sports cars — and has long since established itself as an icon of Italian design and the art of automotive engineering. [Read more…]

A.R.E. Project Vehicle Wins Two GM Design Awards At SEMA

MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. garnered two GM Design Awards for its customized Wounded Warrior Project(r) 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, which debuted at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. A.R.E. won Chevrolet’s Best New Off Road Silverado and Best New Chevrolet Interior. [Read more…]

A.R.E. Tonneau Cover And Cap Available For 2014 Toyota Tundra

MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E is now offering its popular LSII Series tonneau cover and Z Series truck cap for the 2014 Toyota Tundra with either 6.5-foot or 5.7-foot beds. A.R.E.’s LSII Series custom-fitted hard tonneau covers for the Toyota Tundra offers the ultimate performance, while providing excellent rear visibility from the cab of the truck. A.R.E. designs each fiberglass tonneau cover to match the original equipment style lines of the pickup and the truck’s paint code. [Read more…]

American Force Offers “independence” Design For 5- and 6-lug Super Single Wheels

MIAMI, Fla. – American Force Wheels announces the release of its popular Independence design in its Super Single (SS) series for 5- and 6-lug wheels, offering fitments for a broad range of trucks and SUVs. From work trucks to vehicles towing bikes or jet skis to pickups designed just for cruising, American Force’s 5-and 6-lug Independence wheels offer a rare fusion of quality and style. [Read more…]