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Ferrari’s Portofino Now Speaks Mandarin As It Gets Launched In China 23
Nov
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Car Of The Year, china, Ferrari, Ferrari 812 Superfast, Ferrari Portofino, Galleries, Guangzhou Auto Show, new cars, prices, Reports on 11 23rd, 2017

Ferrari has brought the new Portofino to China, as part of their 70th anniversary celebrations that featured a program spanning 60 nations.

The successor of the California T will have a starting price of RMB 2,908,000, or $438,382 at today’s exchange rates, in the People’s Republic.

The steep price is due to the local luxury tax imposed on imported vehicles. To understand just how expensive the baby Ferrari really is in China, you should know that for that money one would be able to buy a 488 Spider in the US and keep around $150,000 in their bank account.

Coinciding with the local launch of the Portofino, Ferrari walked away with the ‘China Performance Car of the Year‘ title, which was given to the 812 Superfast by a panel of 29 editors-in-chief, who voted it the most favored in Greater China after several rounds of screening and evaluation. The award was presented to the Prancing Horse in Guangzhou on November 16.

FERRARI PORTOFINO CHINA

FERRARI 812 SUPERFAST



Ferrari 488 GTB Is 2017 Best Driver’s Car, According to Motor Trend 24
Sep
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Car Of The Year, Ferrari, Ferrari 488, Ferrari-Videos, video on 09 24th, 2017


Every year for the past eight, Motor Trend has undertaken a comprehensive shootout to determine the answer to one ultimate question: Which is the single best driver's car on the market?
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World Car Of The Year Announces 2018 Candidates; Which One Do You Think Will Win? 12
Sep
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Car Of The Year, Frankfurt-Motor-Show, Reports on 09 12th, 2017


It can be hard to keep track of them all, but the World Car of the Year awards are certainly among the most important. And next year's list has already begun taking shape.
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Jaguar I-Pace Awarded As 2017’s Most Significant Concept Vehicle 1
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in AM-RB 001, ASTON MARTIN, Aston Martin Concepts, Aston Martin Valkyrie, Car Of The Year, Genesis, Genesis Concepts, Jaguar, Jaguar Concepts, Jaguar I-Pace, VW, VW Concepts on 08 1st, 2017


If you look at the dozens upon dozens of concept cars rolling out each year and ponder which is the best among them, there's an organization that can help you with that. It's the International Automotive Media Registry, and every year it visits the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s to hand out the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year awards.
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Honda Tops KBB’s 2017 Awards List 28
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Car Of The Year, honda, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda CR-V on 07 28th, 2017


With all the awards handed out by various organizations and publications, it can be tricky to keep track of it all and determine which makes and models come in the most recommended.
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2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Nominees Announced 6
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Car Of The Year, Chevrolet, honda, Reports on 07 6th, 2017


The nominees for the 2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year awards have just been announced, marking the beginning of a six-month process.
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These Are 2017’s Best-Designed Automobiles According To Red Dot Awards 5
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Car Of The Year, Reports on 07 5th, 2017


Want to know which are the best-designed cars and trucks on the market? Look no further than the Red Dot awards. Every year, the ultimate arbiters of design name their favorites in a wide array of categories, and automobiles are among them.
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Ferrari’s Twin-Turbo V8 Dominates Engine Awards Once Again 25
Jun
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Car Of The Year, Ferrari on 06 25th, 2017


Want to know which automaker produces the best engines? Look no further than the International Engine of the Year awards. It's been handed out every year since 1999, and this year Ferrari took top honors once again.
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Check Out The 10 Cars With The Best Interiors Of 2017 19
Apr
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Alfa Romeo Giulia, Bentley Bentayga, Buick LaCrosse, Car Of The Year, featured, Honda CR-V, Lexus LC, Lincoln Continental, Maserati Levante, Mazda CX-9, MINI Countryman, subaru impreza, Wards Best Interiors on 04 19th, 2017


Offense sells tickets, goes to the old sports adage, but defense wins games. You might say the same about the exterior versus interior design of automobiles.

Because while the interior might not catch your attention at first, it is the part with which the driver interacts the most.
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Jaguar F-Pace Is The 2017 World Car Of The Year 12
Apr
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in BMW, BMW i3, Car Of The Year, Jaguar, Jaguar F-Pace, mercedes, Mercedes E-Class, New York auto show, porsche, Porsche 718, Porsche Boxster, porsche cayman, TOYOTA, Toyota Prius on 04 12th, 2017


After it began in Paris last fall, the road to the 2017 World Car of the Year has ended at the New York Auto Show, where the big winners in each six categories have just been announced.
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Behold The Four Best Automotive Designs Of 2017 4
Apr
Posted by Carscoops Staff in audi, Audi Q2, Car Of The Year, Ferrari, Kia, Kia Optima, Mazda, Mazda MX-5, Mazda MX-5 / Miata on 04 4th, 2017


There's a number of organizations that seek to identify the best designs in the automotive sphere. But the first and last word belong to the Red Dot, and it has just announced the finest designs for 2017.
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Automobile Magazine Names Its 2017 All-Stars 12
Mar
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Acura, Acura NSX, BMW, BMW M2, Car Of The Year, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Bolt, honda, Honda / Acura NSX, Honda Civic, porsche, Porsche 718, porsche cayman, video, VOLVO, Volvo S90 on 03 12th, 2017


Most publications and organizations that name their favorite cars each year go with the top-ten format. But not Automobile. That magazine picks its All-Stars every year by now category or criteria other than what the editors feel are the best on the market.

This year’s pool encompassed 23 contenders from across the market – everything from the humble Honda Civic and the frugal Toyota Prius Prime to the new Aston Martin DB11 and Bentley Bentayga.

The editors evaluated each and every one of them, driving them around the SpeedVegas track and along the twisting mountain roads of Mount Charleston (both in Nevada). At the end of what we’re sure was an exhaustive process, they picked just six, announcing those half-dozen winners at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance this weekend in Florida. And here they are.

Acura NSX

BMW M2

Chevrolet Bolt EV

Honda Civic Hatchback Sport

Porsche 718 Cayman S

Volvo S90

That’s quite the ringing endorsement of Honda’s products, two of which made the final list – while industry powerhouses like Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Mercedes, FCA, and Ford didn’t get a single of their cars on the Automobile‘s podium this year.

Oh, and in case you were wondering which contenders didn’t make the cut, here’s the rest of the list:

  • Aston Martin DB11
  • Audi A4
  • Bentley Bentayga
  • Cadillac CT6
  • Cadillac XT5
  • Chrysler Pacifica
  • Ford Focus RS
  • Genesis G90
  • Infiniti Q60
  • Jaguar F-Pace
  • Jaguar XE
  • Lincoln Continental
  • Maserati Levante
  • Mazda CX-9
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Nissan GT-R
  • Toyota Prius Prime

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2017 World Car Awards Finalists Announced, Can You Pick The Winners? 9
Mar
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Car Of The Year, Geneva Motor Show, new cars, New York auto show, Reports on 03 9th, 2017


Designating a winner in each of the six categories of the 2017 World Car of the Year is not an easy task, especially with numerous vehicles to choose from.
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Peugeot 3008 SUV Is The 2017 European Car Of The Year, Beats Alfa Giulia And Mercedes E-Class 6
Mar
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Car Of The Year, Geneva Motor Show, PEUGEOT, Peugeot 3008, Reports on 03 6th, 2017


The Peugeot 3008 won the prestigious title of the 2017 European Car of The Year, beating six other contenders, including the Alfa Romeo Giulia and the Mercedes E-Class.
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