Derek Bell has won Le Mans a remarkable five times, four of those at the wheel of a Porsche. This year the 78 year-old Briton would have been starting the race as Grand Marshall, but instead finds himself at home in Florida, itching to return to his old hunting grounds. Brand ambassador and LMP1 ace Mark Webber was a pivotal figure in the 919 Hybrid programme that culminated in three back-to-back victories for Porsche at Le Mans. After a successful career in Formula One, Webber brought an exceptional breadth of experience and commitment to Porsche’s fledgling prototype campaign, narrowly missing out on overall victory at Le Mans on two occasions.
For frosty adventures - Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper Concept
On a discovery tour through snow and ice: With the Nissan e-NV200 Winter Camper, the name says it all. In harmony with (winter) nature and wilderness, the all-electric concept vehicle awakens a sustainable spirit of adventure. Whether extensive snow hike, winter sports on one or two boards or recreational fun with sledding: The Nissan e-NV200 is the perfect starting point for numerous activities. Equipped with a wide range of tailor-made driving and lifestyle features, the camper concept is ideally equipped for almost any situation. The 220-volt power supply on board draws its energy from the solar cells on the roof, enabling self-sufficient power supply in the midst of nature. The fully functional kitchen with refrigerator integrated into the vehicle and the fold-out beds also contribute to independence. Insulated windows protect against freezing temperatures.
CUPRA is preparing to take on one of the most gruelling terrains in the world as it heads to the start line of the inaugural Extreme E season. Kicking off in Saudi Arabia on the 3rd April, the aim of Extreme E is to not only bring the thrill of racing to as wide an audience as possible, but to highlight the impact of climate change. The competition for off-road electric SUVs takes teams to the most challenging locations across the globe: deserts, jungles, glaciers and oceans. CUPRA has been part of Extreme E from the outset. It was the first automotive brand to announce its participation, joining forces with ABT Sportsline as the team’s main partner.
Hyundai unveiled details of its significantly redesigned and enhanced 2022 Kona and Kona Electric SUVs for the United States market. The new Kona receives a variety of updates based on research carried out in the US market. The fresh design, which includes an all-new sports model of the N Line, presents a very dynamic appearance. An enhanced lineup of powertrains provides both sporty and eco-friendly options to satisfy a wide variety of buyers, while enhanced connectivity and convenience components deliver an ownership experience. even more satisfying for customers. The safety aspect has also been enhanced with generous new active and passive safety components. The Kona 2022 gasoline SUVs and the Kona Electric 2022 are manufactured at the Ulsan plant in South Korea, and will be arriving in our country in the spring. The Kona plays a key role in Hyundai's broader electrification strategy, combining electrified powertrains with a sleek compact SUV body configuration. In fact, the Kona was Hyundai's first SUV available in America with a fully electrified powertrain.