Aston Martin's DB4 GT Zagato Continuation will make its public debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2019 on June 14-16. The limited edition (19 only) will become the most expensive new Aston Martin in company history when deliveries begin during Q3 of this year, with a price tag of £6 million (US$7,633,000) plus taxes.
There are many elite auctions in Europe each year, but few compare with Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale, mainly because of the incredible concentration of enthusiasts that gather for the Duke of Richmond's most beautifully curated and successful event, held in the grounds of his family estate, Goodwood House, West Sussex, England.
After releasing some poorly-lit preview pictures with consecutive GT-R50 announcements, Nissan revealed the car in full at the weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. As expected, the striking anniversary-edition GT-R developed in collaboration with Italdesign makes quite a memorable impression when swimming in the full light of day.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is done and dusted for another year, with a number of firsts and significant debuts lighting up the event's 25th anniversary. Autonomous technology and electric motors brought cutting-edge vehicle tech to the front of the conversation, but there was still plenty of eye candy about for lovers of traditional automotive engineering.
BMW has introduced an M Performance Parts conceptual at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car showcases how the BMW M2 could be modified with knowledge derived from motor racing to radically reduce weight. The concept weighs over 60 kg (132 lb) less than the production model.
The McLaren 600LT has debuted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a full suite of technical details and limited production plans. The automaker says it's the lightest, most powerful, and quickest road-legal car in the company's Sports Series. And starting at just below a quarter of a million dollars, it's a relative bargain.
This weekend, the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, UK, is hosting its annual hill climb, where sporty cars old and new zip around the Duke of Richmond's estate. This year, an autonomous race car is driving itself around the 1.16 mile track, while visitors to Goodwood also get to sit in the virtual passenger seat for an immersive ride along. Now you can see exactly what that's like in a 360° video released by Roborace.
After obliterating the competition and smashing the all-time record for Pikes Peak last month, Volkswagen is turning its electric vehicle ambitions to another iconic event on the motoring calendar. The automaker has announced it will be taking its I.D. R Pikes Peak race car to the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, with another record sitting firmly in the crosshairs.