2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage - track day video feature
With 510 hp & 420 lb-ft of torque, driving the 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V12 on public roads takes a lot of restraint. We opened it up at the Michigan International Speedway and had some fun while confirming a few automotive truisms. For the full story: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120904/CARNEWS/120909965?utm_source=twitt er&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social
2013 Ford Escape hit by third recall - Autoweek TV with Greg Migliore
Also in this episode: Jaguar shows off a hybrid XJ prototype at a U.K. event, and we break down the American Le Mans Series - Grand-Am merger. --The Ford Escape is being recalled again --Jaguar shows off a hybrid --And in case you haven't heard: a major shakeup in racing occurred yesterday. We'll have the details. I'm Greg Migliore, and you're watching Thursday's edition of Autoweek TV. The 2013 Escape has hit a few bumps right out of the gate. The freshly launched SUV is being recalled for the third time, Ford said yesterday. This time it's to fix a problem that could cause a fire in the engine compartment. About 7,600 Escapes with the 1.6-liter engine are affected by the recall. Details on the Escape recall: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/CARNEWS/120909930?utm_source=youtu be&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social Jaguar revealed a hybrid prototype of the XJ sedan at an event in the U.K. This is just an engineering prototype, but it makes 334 hp. Total range is about 680 miles, with 25 miles on just electricity. Regardless, we still are salivating to drive the F-type. For more on the Jaguar XJ prototype: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/CARNEWS/120909942?utm_source=youtu be&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social And, the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am are merging. The two series will run separately next year, and then complete the merger in 2014. Now, our editors have strong opinions in all of this. Check out pieces by Dutch Mandel, Wes Raynal and Steven Cole Smith on autoweekracing.com. Steven Cole Smith's article on the merger: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/GRAND_AM/120909948?utm_source=yout ube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social What you need to know about the Grand-Am/ALMS merger: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/ALMS/120909939?utm_source=youtube& utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social Wes Raynal's column: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/ALMS/120909940?utm_source=youtube& utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social Dutch Mandel's column: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120905/ALMS/120909943?utm_source=youtube& utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social That's it for Autoweek TV. Have a great day. Enjoy the Drive.
NASCAR Xfinity driver Chris Buescher pays a visit to Autoweek
Roush Fenway NASCAR Xfinity driver Chris Buescher plays "Stump the Driver" and rocks the Slot-Mods racetrack at Autoweek HQ.
Autoweek Fantasy Camp 2015
Autoweek readers and editors enjoyed a magical weekend in California during Autoweek Fantasy Camp 2015, sponsored by ZF.