Alfa Romeo Giulia wins the prestigious “EuroCarBody 2016” award
The EuroCarBody awards were held recently in Frankfurt, Germany, with Alfa Romeo taking top spot to win the prestigious award for their car the Alfa Romeo Giulia.
Companies competing in this year’s competition had their cars comprehensively scrutinised and assessed by a panel of experts in body design, materials, process and manufacturing. The alfa Romeo Giulia took first place with a score of 39.46 out of a total of 50, second place went to Acura NSX and the Volvo V90 on PSA
Nissan Playstation GT Academy International final
Johnny Guindi Hamui from Mexico has won, the 2016 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy International final.
The popular race driver talent program took place at the Silverstone Circuit in the UK, with the 22-year-old racing with the Nissan 370Z NISMO in the two-driver final against Enrique Rodriguez Manjarrez, also from Mexico.
The win grants Hamui a place in the Nissan Driver Development Program and a race seat in the 2017 24 Hours of Dubai, alongside 2011 GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough in January.
Toyo Tires launches Proxes R888R in Australia
Toyo Tires has recently released a new road-legal race tyre, the Proxes R888R. Designed with an increased contact patch, with improved dry traction, it plans to deliver faster lap times and improved dry handling. Ranging sizes from 13 to 20-inches, Toyo tires aims to attract racing enthusiasts with the Proxes R888R.
Madonna and Lindsay Lohan attend Maserati-sponsored event
Maserati-sponsored art exhibition was recently held in London. Called ‘Mert & Marcus: Works 2001-2014’, it showcased the work of two legendary fashion photographers Mert Alaş and Marcus Piggott. The opening night attendees included Madonna, Lindsay Lohan and Kate Moss, who have all appeared in Mert Alaş and Marcus Piggott’s work.
BMW i8 the newest member of the Rose Bay Police Squad.
Plug-in hybrid sports car, the BMW i8 has joined the Rose Bay Police squad in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs. Simon Macedone, Dealer Principal of BMW Sydney, presented the i8 dressed up in full police livery to Police commander, Superintendent Bradley Hodder of Rose Bay Police squad.
The BMW i8 will be making regular appearances at community events to boost the department’s profile. “It is a great community engagement tool that will be used at a number of police events to showcase the role police play in the community.” Hodder said.
BMW Sydney have covered loan costs and the comprehensive cover, which has no cost to the taxpayer.
By William Vicente