• LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS!

    LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS!

    Just one year from its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the Huracán Performante has already taken the production car lap-time records on eight international circuits.

    LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS! LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS! The record times were set during press trials carried out by prestigious magazines on their circuits of choice: 03/07/2017    Vairano (Quattroruote) –1’09”.43

    03/08/2017    Balocco (Auto) –2’38”.07

    29/08/2017    Contidrom (Auto Zeitung) –1’29”.6

    25/09/2017    Mira (Autocar) –1’05”,03

    28/09/2017    Wroughton (The Grand Tour) –1’16”.8

    09/10/2017    Boxberg (Auto Motor und Sport) – 42”.3

    06/11/2017    Le Mans Bugatti (Sport Auto) –1’42”.49

    14/11/2017    Anneau du Rhin (Sport Auto) – 57”.5

    The new records, which confirm the Performante as one of the fastest production super sports cars in the world, are proof of the model’s exceptional track features including the ALA System (Lamborghini Active Aerodynamics), which last year won the Autocar Innovation Award. Thanks to the use of innovative ultra-lightweight materials such as Forged Composites, providesaero-vectoring, a dedicated chassis setup, all-wheel drive, and further powertrain enhancements, the Performante delivers incredibly high track performance, while at the same time maintaining the most engaging and dynamic road driving qualities.

    LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN PERFORMANTE: FAST & FURIOUS!The Performante is equipped with a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine with enhanced torque of 600 Nm at 6,500 rpm and output of 640 horsepower at 8,000 rpm. It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of over 201 mph.

    For the latest details on the Lamborghini Huracán Performante, please visit https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en/models/huracan/huracan-performante

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  • JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND!

    JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND!

    Sixty years ago a legend was born in secrecy. The first Jaguar XKE prototype, a roadster, was assigned an official chassis number: 850001. In March, an incredible field of XKEs will be showcased at one of America’s premier Concours.

    JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND!On March 11, 2018 the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will celebrate and honor the British icon that changed the world of sports cars forever: JAGUAR XKE: HOT CATS AT AMELIA ISLAND! A full class of Jaguar XKEs will take to “The Amelia’s” field nearly six decades after the XKE’s glamorous public debut by Jaguar founder and Chairman Sir William Lyons at the Hotel du Parc des Eaux-Vives on Lake Geneva. The XKE is a pure blood descendant of Jaguar’s three-time Le Mans winner, the legendary D-Type. The potent D-Type’s design DNA flows through the svelte contours of the XKE courtesy of Malcolm Sayer, the aerodynamicist who also drew the sublime shapes of the Le Mans-winning C and D-Types. Even today, the E-Type’s silhouette, born in the 180 mph cauldron of Le Mans during the Fifties, looks fresh and modern.

    “The XKE isn’t simply one of the greatest car designs of the 20th century, it’s one of the greatest designs of all time,” said Bill Warner, founder and Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. “The XKE is so beautiful and perfectly proportioned that Jaguar’s American ad agency simply put pictures of a red coupe and roadster on a white background in their magazine ads with the tag line ‘This is the new Jaguar XK-E!’. The shape sold the car. No gimmicks, no slogans, just that perfect XKE shape.”

    For more information about the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance scheduled for March 9-11, 2018, please visit https://www.ameliaconcours.org/

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