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With Porsche, electric seems right

In News by Luca

lectric cars haunt me. There’s no noise, no proper engine, nothing. Is that really what automotive evolution is, or supposed to be ? Since three major sports car brands have made their hybrid supercar, yes, cars will be powered by electrons. In a technical way, yes, electric cars are kind of interesting… for someone who likes that. But guess what, Porsche just have triggered my curiosity with …

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How bad history is going wrong – The continuation

In News by Mickael

Just as we didn’t need it, another brand has just proved us, after Ford and its hideous 2015 GT a few weeks ago that designers are completely out of mind. If you don’t recall, the article is here. Yes, this time it’s an Aston Martin, very sadly. Yes we were all very excited from the few teasers we had had. …

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A brief comment on the 2015 Ford GT Concept

In News by Mickael

This is how bad history is going wrong. Text: Fabian S., Mickael B. Images : Ford © A lot is going wrong during the first weeks of this new year. Browsing through social media, one gets the impression that almost everybody has renamed himself in Charlie after the very sad events that just occurred in Paris. Less amply mediatized, another …

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New member : Romain

In News by Mickael

The Automobili Eleganza community is getting bigger, once again, in our quest to live the automotive way. We are very proud today to welcome a new member in our team, Romain ! Automobili Eleganza is all about meeting new people, travelling around the world, discovering new cultures, new automotive events, driving the cars we love, and sharing the whole experience …

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Mercedes-Benz S Class Coupe

In News by Mickael

After presenting a Coupé concept-car based on its new flagship, the S-Class, at the 2013 IAA Motorshow in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz just revealed the final version, which has been officially presented at the 2014 Geneva Motorshow. Inheriting the big luxury coupes from the Stuttgart brand, like the 560 SEC, this brand new S-Class version is the first coupé since two generations. …

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Porsche 911 Carrera 991 Targa

In News by Mickael

Porsche presented its new 911 Carrera 991 Targa at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This legendary version of the 911 is back with a roof that pays tribute to the great Targas from the 1970s. Let’s have a look at the details of this brand new Targa, with a bit of  history, and some technical details …

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Ginetta G4 versus Lucra LC470 : classic or muscle ?

In News by Thomas

A fast, light car that could be your daily driver but that you can also use in the track, it always sound like a good compromise doesn’t it? That was the spirit of Ginetta. The G4 was the emblematic car of this English sports car manufacturer. The spirit of this car, which reflects the one of Ginetta, is to be …

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Gooding & Co Scottsdale Auction 2014

In News by Mickael

The first important automotive auction week-end of 2014 was held during the 17th and 18th January 2014, while RM was holding its Arizona sale (see the news article here), the two other big automotive sales house Gooding & Company and Bonhams had chosen an other Arizona city, Scottsdale to do their auction. And here come the main highlights of Gooding …

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RM Auctions Arizona Sale

In News by Mickael

Rob Myer’s Auction house was holding its usual Arizona sale on 16th and 17th January 2014. We wanted to follow it live from Europe like we did last year but sadly it was too late so we could only look at the final results. Still the memories of the 2013 sale were enough to console us from not being able …

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The new Lamborghini Huracan: a true Lamborghini ?

In News by Stanislas

Since 1998, when Audi bought Lamborghini, true petrolheads like us have always been a bit concerned when a new Lambo was released. We always feared the new car would be too well-behaved, too serious, too Audi-ish. As for us, a true Lamborghini is supposed to have a breath-taking look, a screaming voice and outstanding performances. The Gallardo was not what …