New BMW 2 Series Coupe

BMW has revealed all the trump cards of the new model which will replace outgoing 1 Series Coupe model. Except as Coupe, Series 2 will later be available as a Cabriolet with a classic soft top, and as Series 2 GranCoupe. BMW 2 Series Coupe is now before us in all its splendor. The new Series 2 features a bold and modern design with a distinctive shape of headlights. The grille is larger and with large holes in the front bumper gives the impression of a combination of elegance and aggression, luxury and sportiness.
2014-BMW-2-Series-Coupe-10 Rear part of the car is nicely packaged, with elegantly shaped stop lights. The cabin is designed on the model of the current series 1. To the customers, in addition of standard interior material, are also available, leather package and the details with a brushed aluminum or fine- wood. Screen iDrive system comes in two sizes, 6.5 and 8.8 inches. Equipment packages are Sport, Modern and M Sport, and the car will also get some aerodynamic accessories, especially in the front of the alter, to complete the visual character of the car. The letter ” M ” in the name brings a sport tuned suspension, which the car is lower by 10 mm, and 17 -inch M alloy wheels. There are also sports seats and different details and decorative elements in the cockpit which indicating that the M department stirred things up well in this project. Initially, it will be offered two petrol and three diesels, as well as the optional M Sport package. As far as price, it is known that the BMW 220i Coupe will cost $34,691, BMW M235 Coupe $50,675 and the BMW 220d Coupe $37,644.

Rare 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet Goes Under the Hammer at RM Auctions Arizona 2013

RM Auctions Arizona 2013 sale will be held January 18th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, with a handpicked selection of some 80 collector cars crossing the block at the 14th annual auction. In addition to a fantastic trio of Shelbys which headlining early entries for the 2013 RM Auctions Arizona sale, one more rare  car – Mercedes-Benz 300Sc will be the highlight of upcoming event. One of 49 examples produced and featuring coachwork by Sindelfingen, a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet, chassis 188.013.6500077, has an estimated price of $800,000–$1,000,000.
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet

Considered by many to be the “ultimate” 300, the 300Sc was introduced in 1955, and features 175 bhp, 2,996 cc overhead-cam fuel-injected inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs, rear swing axles with coil springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 114.25 in. The car’s dark blue paint is in excellent condition, with straight body panels and impeccable chrome. The blue top is just as fine, complemented by the grey leather upholstery, which exhibits only the slightest amount of wear. The luggage remains in excellent condition and displays little-to-no wear. It is also important to note that this one of Mercedes-Benz’s most desirable post-war products, chassis 6500077 is astoundingly nicely documented, including correspondence from previous owners.
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet

Only 200 examples were produced in three different body styles, and this is one of them.

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet

Highly desirable and considered by many to be the “ultimate” 300, the 300Sc was introduced in 1955

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Hottest New Convertibles for Top-down Cruising

While convertible had been languishing in recent years along with the economy, an expanding fleet of new open-air rides hints at better days ahead. The automotive media have been covering several upcoming or updated convertibles that help you enjoy a temperate day with the wind billowing through your hair and an open road beckoning ahead. Sorted by price, here are a few hot ones to look out for. Hold on to your hats!
Fiat 500 Cabrio

Fiat 500 Cabrio – MSRP: $19,500-$23,500

Driving an Italian convertible is one of the great joys in life. Straight out of the 1950’s, Fiat’s retro-modern supermini is now available with a mega-sunroof that qualifies it as a cabriolet, but doesn’t sacrifice safety or style. In fact, it probably has even more character than the coupe and at $20,000 is the lowest-priced 4-seat convertible you can buy. Load some Puccini into your iPod, plug it in and transport yourself to Italia as you head to Pizza Hut for lunch.

Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder

Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder To mark the launch of the production version of Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid, German car makers revealed a special edition of the 911 Turbo S. Called the 911 Turbo S “Edition 918 Spyder”, it’s essentially the same as the standard Turbo S, only with some extra decals, special colors and unique trim. The model will be limited, as you would expect, to 918 units, and will be available exclusively to customers ordering the 918 Spyder Hybrid. It features similar exterior colors, carbon-fiber elements inside and out, enhanced leather equipment and numerous acid-green accents on items such as the brake calipers, illuminated sill plates, interior stitching and instrument cluster needles. All units will get a limited-edition badge on the glove compartment door, which will match the same production number as the customer’s 918 Spyder.

Winston Churchill’s Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe Will go on Auction on December 4th

Winston Churchill’s Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe Winston Churchill’s Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe Sir Winston Churchill’s Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe, currently on display at the Brooklands Museum,  forms the highlight of the Historics at Brooklands auction on Saturday December 4th. Featuring coachwork by the Carlton Carriage Co, the historical Daimler DB18 (Chassis Number: 49531), was used by the British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill during 1944 and 1949 election campaigns. The car had previous owners in the US, Germany, UK and even an Iranian Prince, but it’s been fully restored by the revered restorer, E. Thiesen of Hamburg, Germany with €140,000. It is now expected to fetch offers in the region of £200,000 to £250,000. Churchill’s Daimler is finished in stately silver over black coachwork with a contrasting three-position cabriolet hood. The stunning exterior is complemented by a luxurious green leather bench seat in the front and sideways seat in the rear. The car’s wooden dashboard features period black Jaeger instruments.