HOT WIRE—With Ford about to introduce a totally new Mustang, it was necessary for Chevy to bring out its trump card—i.e., the Camaro Z28. At the New York Auto Show, it did just that. “We set out to make the fastest road-racing Camaro possible that was still street-legal,” says Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser. How fast is that? Chevy says it beat the supercharged ZL1 on its own lap by three seconds. Look out, Boss 302.
GALLERY—If you thought Lamborghini couldn’t get much wilder than its outrageous Aventador, meet the Veneno. With a price tag approaching $4 million and a limited run of three, it’s the most exclusive Lambo ever. Automobili Lamborghini introduced the Veneno at the Geneva Auto Show to celebrate the automaker’s 50th anniversary.
GALLERY—Under blue skies with temperatures in the high 70’s, and taking place on the newly renovated and expanded show field at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, classic automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world experienced an automotive showcase of more than 200 of the finest collector automobiles and motorcycles from around the country. This year the Concours celebrated 50 years of Lamborghini and highlighted Rolls-Royce and Bentley as featured marques.
AUTO REVIEW— With so many full-size, high-performance sport utility vehicles on the market and to keep consumers coming back to the fabled brand, Jeep introduces for model year 2013 a new, exclusive Special Edition Bright White ‘Alpine’ Grand Cherokee SRT8. It is loaded to the gills and Jeep set out to make it the ultimate performance SUV.
AUTO SHOW—They are the fiercest of rivals, but for a couple of weeks in the dead of winter, the car companies get together to put on the greatest show in the western hemisphere. Known as the North American International Auto Show, or more affectionately as the Detroit auto show. LA Car staffers in the Motor City, Chris Merlo and Mark Dapoz, were at the show and provide their words and pictures of the show’s best.