Nissan is attempting to set a Guinness World Record this weekend- by driving in reverse! At the UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed, which starts today, the 100% electric Nissan LEAF
will attempt to complete the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb course
as fast as possible... but in reverse, setting a new Guinness World
Record for the fastest time over a distance of one mile in reverse.
With direct drive from the electric motor to its wheels, the Nissan LEAF
going backwards should be able to hit the same top speed it manages
going forwards. With its batteries located under…
Tom Wood Porsche held a VIP reception on Thursday to celebrate the arrival of the new 2013 Boxster. Guests enjoyed catering by Maggiano's, complimentary beer and wine, and various door prizes.
The highlight of the night was the presentation of the new Boxster.
Sales Consultant Rob Graves spoke about the vehicle before it was
presented: "The eve of the new Boxster is upon us. This unique roadster
is all about escape. It is the...
Ford's Mustang Customizer,
an app that that lets enthusiasts take advantage of the classic design
and make or re-make the Mustang of their dreams, has proved more popular
than Ford imagined. Users can choose to customize a Mustang V6, Mustang GT, Mustang Boss 302 or Shelby GT500,
and then view their vehicle from five different angles against three
different backgrounds; customizers can even determine how much smoke
their burnout generates. Accessories include body kits, wheels, decals, grilles and decklids, along with parts from Ford Racing Performance Parts and Ford Vehicle Personalization. Within minutes, several different looks can easily be…
Returning to the U.S. after a 7 year hiatus, the Audi allroad made its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. The new allroad is built on the A4 platform and has been modified to meet the functionality and design elements that define the iconic allroad.
The new allroad features 211 horsepower with 258 pounds-foot of torque
that makes it faster and more fuel efficient than its predecessor. The
exterior features a unique single frame grille design with vertical
chrome struts, stainless steel skid plates and side sills, and raised
aluminum-optic roof rails. Matte…
Toyota Land Cruiser
enthusiasts will have a new destination to add to their bucket lists
when the Land Cruiser Heritage Museum opens tomorrow in Tooele, Utah.
As part of the Miller Motorsports Park, the museum will house an extensive collection of Toyota Land Cruisers that belong to Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. The grand opening coincides with "CruiserFest,"
the annual gathering for Toyota Land Cruiser buffs. The vehicles on
display were selected to showcase the heritage of the Land Cruiser, and
the oldest is a 1959 FJ25 model.
Nissan debuted an amazing
new ad for the 2013 Altima this week! If you haven't had a chance to see
it, click here to view. Impressed? Stop by Tom Wood Nissan in
Indianapolis for information on pre-ordering your 2013 Nissan Altima, and how you can
receive maintenance free for 36 months!
When people think of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, names such as Microsoft, IBM, Cray, Apple and Google come to mind. Today, those technological luminaries are joined by Ford as curators add the SYNC in-car communications and connectivity system to the museum's permanent collection.
SYNC is the
award-winning in-car connectivity system that provides voice control for
mobile phones and digital music players connected via Bluetooth or USB. Ford co-developed the system...
The list of accolades for the American built VolkswagenPassat just got a little longer. As part of their annual rundown of Best Family Cars, Parents magazine and Edmunds.com
editorial staff named the Volkswagen Passat as a Best Family Car of
2012. In addition to test-driving, analyzing, and comparing prices and
features, Parents and Edmunds.com consulted parents who own vehicles on
their list. The Passat was lauded for its impressive list of features...
being Jubilee year, there have been a host of events nationwide
celebrating the Queen's 60th year on the throne- with a few car
manufacturers joining in as well. One of the best known suppliers of vehicles to the Royal household is Land Rover, which recently wheeled out a few of the cars that aren't in regular use by the Queen or her family.
Among them was this 1958 Series ll 88-inch model...
The 2013 Jaguar XJ
Ultimate is redefining the luxury sedan by incorporating the company's
established reputation for dramatic design and responsible performance with a
unique vision of innovation and luxury.
The focus of the
XJ Ultimate is the luxurious experience of the rear passengers. A full-length,
leather-trimmed center console separates the two individually tailored rear
seats which feature power adjustment, ventilation, massage and lumbar functions.
A table rises up from the center console at the touch of a button to provide a
working area, its role supplemented by two third-generation iPads with wireless
keyboards that are housed in leather-trimmed…