Cars
May 28

DeltaWing reveals passenger-car design

(Photo courtesy deltawingracing.com)

aims for performance targets of 130 mph and 70 miles per gallon using a four-cylinder, 85-110 horsepower engine for its potential street-legal, four-passenger car. (Photo courtesy deltawingracing.com)

This is how a DeltaWing road car may look within the not-too-distant future, DeltaWing Technologies Inc. revealed Wednesday.

The futuristic-looking automobile is a very real machine in the sports car racing world, currently competing in the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship series.

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May 27

American team Krohn Racing awarded late entry for Le Mans

The Krohn Racing Ferrari competes in the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 57 Ferrari will compete in the which will be broadcast LIVE across the FOX Sports family of networks June 14-15. (Photo: John Dagys)

The game of musical chairs for the rapidly approaching 24 Hours of Le Mans continues, as the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirmed Tuesday the withdrawal of Strakka Racing from next month’s twice-around-the-clock endurance classic.

Replacing the British squad’s Strakka-Dome S103 Nissan on the 56-car entry list, in a surprise twist, is Krohn Racing, which has been invited back to participate with its Ferrari F458 Italia in GTE-Am.

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May 22

Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI Debut

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI gets expressive new styling (Photo: Volkswagen)

The 2015 Golf GTI gets expressive new styling (Photo: )

Worldwide, Volkswagen Golf is by far the biggest selling car in Europe and gaining fast in Asian and South American markets. In the U.S., not so much. Here, most drivers hold a grudging dislike for compact hatchbacks, equating them with the late and unlamented econoboxes of past decades.

Which explains why the U.S. launch of the impressive new seventh-generation Golf and performance GTI models comes a full year later than their introduction overseas, where they have succeeded in boosting sales amid critical acclaim. The U.S. intro is important to VW, though, because it wants to raise the profile of what the automaker calls “the heart of the brand.”

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May 18

Incredible Car Collection Uncovered After 61 Years

A look at Oliver Jordan's historic car collection. (Photo: Vanderbink Auctions)

A look at Oliver Jordan’s historic car collection. (Photo: VanDerBrink Auctions)

A collection of more than 200 historic hidden from public view for 61 years will be crossing the auction block in Oklahoma next month.

The cars belonged to Oliver Jordan, who ran a salvage business in the city of Enid from 1945 to 1953, when he locked it up during a zoning dispute that lasted for years.

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