He was also one of the first auto industry executives to recognize and pursue partnerships among business, government and communities.
Other features include a high-mounted tow bar that can tow 3,500kg, aluminium under guards and rear differential protector, 18-inch black alloy wheels and Pirelli all-terrain tyres.
Honda’s order sheet for the Sport leaves no room for options. Drivers who want more equipment have no choice but to opt for a higher trim, so that’s where the decisions end. Simplicity is bliss.
And the Corvette is on its original 5.7-liter V8 engine, though Blackwell recently had to get the headgasket replaced at around 750,000 miles.
Current Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has just announced that it will license the Saab 9-3 technology to the Turkish government, which seeks to develop a "national car." ...
But McLaren sounds none too keen on him doing the whole WEC schedule. McLaren racing director Eric Boullier told the BBC: "He has said he is keen to do some races outside. There is a case-by-case discussion. His main and first focus is F1, so that has to be the priority. We do everything we can to give him a competitive car and if he has this he will not race anything else.
Note that Alexanian said nothing about the 2019 model year. If we were guessing, we’d expect a spring auto-show debut for the hotter, non-Quad Giulia, although the fact that the new engine is already in the Mopar service system might mean that the car could bow earlier. Given the impending arrival of a Giulia coupe, we’d expect the new motor to help the Italian go toe to toe with Audi’s S4 and S5. We’ve also reached out to Alfa Romeo HQ in Italy and will update if further clarification arrives.
PSA plans a return to the U.S. and earlier this year named former Nissan executive Larry Dominique to spearhead the project as senior vice president of PSA North America.
It’s easier to drive with your thumbs tucked in, but you will have to use the handbrake, which is a stretch when also navigating the regular brakes, gas and turning inputs. I don’t know if there’s a better way, except maybe a Ken Block-style stick jutting off the side of the pedals. At any rate, the Thrustmaster Sparco P310 is by far the best -- and most expensive (checking in at 700 smackers) -- wheel we’ve ever tested.