grew from the fruit of the imagination of legendary
driver Karl Abarth. With a history of records and grand
innovations, this is the story of a man and his special cars.
The ones that he first brought to Italy and then to the rest of
Karl Abarth was born on November 15th, 1908, under
the sign of scorpio. That is why Abarth uses the scorpion logo
on its cars. Models include: 124 Spider & Spider Scorpion.
Abarth 595 line of Pista, Turismo and Competizione. Abarth 695
line of XSR, Rivale and Biposto.
Founded in 1986, Acura is the luxury division of the automaker
Honda. Their line of cars include the RLX, MDX, TL, TSX, ILX and
RDX. Slogan: The road will never be the same., Let the race begin.
Alfa Romeo is an Italian
maker of small, sporty automobiles. Lineup of vehicles includes
the Giulia, Giulia Quadrifoglio, Stelvio, Stelvio Quadrifoglio,
4C Coupe and 4C Spider. The Giulia Quadrifoglio has an MSRP of
$72,000 (2017) , 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds, with a top speed of
Slogans: Alfa Romeo. Beauty
is not enough., Power for your control.
Alpina is a German Car Company founded by Burkard Bovensiepen in 1965.
Alpina works very closely with BMW, so closely that their processes are
integrated into BMWs production lines. The close collaboration between
Alpina and BMW is evident across all stages of the inception of a new
model. Alpina's are tailored to highly experienced drivers who love
power, high-performance and luxury.
is a Luxury Car Maker that hails from England. Founded in
1913 by Robert Bramford & Lionel Martin the company was first
called "Bamford & Martin LTD".
The brand is best known for
making cars for the iconic movie character "James Bond". Many of
the fast, beautiful sports cars that "James Bond" has driven
have been Aston Martin's. Aston Martin's logo is a set of wings,
with the name "Aston Martin" riding on them. You can
just feel it oozing class and etiquette.
"Vorsprung durch Technik" or, "Progress through Technology" is
our company ethos and is the core belief that drives the
development of every Audi vehicle.
Audi's easily recognizable symbol of 4 interlocking rings,
symbolizes the joining of 4 companies. These companies were
Horch, DKW, Wanderer and Audi. The merger took place in 1932.
Current line up of cars include the A3, A3 Sportback e-tron, A4,
A4 Allroad Quattro, A5, A5 Sportback, A6, A7, A8, Q3, Q5, Q7,
R8, RS3, RS5, RS7, S3, S4, S5, S5 Sportback, S6, S7, S8, Sq5, TT
/ TTS and TT RS. Slogans: Truth in Engineering. , Never follow. , Progress is
never backing down.
A London auto maker that was founded in 1919 by W.O. Bentley.
This car brand can only be described as luxury in excess.
Current models include the Mulsanne, Flying Spur, Continental
range and Bentayga.
With the three brands, BMW, MINI and
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the BMW Group has its sights set firmly
on the premium sector of the international automobile market.
achieve its aims, the company knows how to deploy its strengths
with an efficiency that is unmatched in the automotive industry.
BMW is headquartered in Munich, Germany
inside the famous Hochhaus Tower. The tower is a famous landmark in the
city and has been the world headquarters of this Bavarian Car Brand for
The strategic objective is clearly defined: The BMW Group is the
leading provider of premium products and premium services for
BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke.
Slogans: The Ultimate Driving Machine. , Sheer Driving Pleasure
has always been the epitome of exclusivity, luxury,
elegance, style, extraordinary design, and a great passion for
automobiles. Bugatti was founded by the Italian Ettore Bugatti,
however it was not in Italy, but in Molsheim, France where the
Today they are owned by the Volkswagen Group.
These high end, super cars are now made in Germany, but you will
need to be a millionaire to afford one.
has used super stars Shaquille O' Neal and Peyton
Manning as spokesmen for the company. With cars like the Verano, Encore, Regal,
Lacrosse and Enclave. Buick is once again a major factor in the auto
Buick used smart commercials to revive the
brand, they challenged
you to "spot the Buick" . As Buick has been completely redesigned
and modernized, the valet is completely confused as to which car
is "The Buick". Slogan: Luxury as it should be.
Owning a Cadillac has long been a measure of success and class in my
neck of the woods. You can expect lots of rich leather, classy styling
and performance from a Cadillac. With models like the CTS, XTS and
iconic Escalade. Cadillac is still going strong and the future continues
to look bright for this luxury car brand. Slogans: Cadillac. Break
Through. , Creating A Higher Standard. , Dare Greatly.
Chery is an auto brand from China, that is sold worldwide.
Founded in 1997, they are headquartered in Wuhu, China. A
popular auto brand that relies on research and development teams
to ensure that their products maintain high engineering
standards. Slogan: Quality Worth Your Trust.
The brand was founded in Detroit, in November 1911, by racer
Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. “Billy”
Durant, who developed cars that quickly earned reputations for
performance, durability and value.
Those traits remain at the
core of Chevrolet, which is the world’s fourth-largest
Many people lovingly refer to their vehicles as Chevy's. Slogans: Like a Rock. , 100 Years Strong , Find new roads.
, See the USA in your Chevrolet.
Chrysler - For awhile it looked like Chrysler might be history, but
after emerging from a restructuring bankruptcy, Chrysler now
looks stronger than ever.
With hot models like the Chrysler 200,
Chrysler 300 and Chrysler Town & Country Mini-Van, Chrysler
is poised for success. Not to mention their new "Imported From Detroit"
marketing campaign is pure genius.
Citroen is a French automobile manufacturer
that was founded by Andre Gustave Citroen. A well respected
brand, with a long and storied history in Europe.
include the Berlingo, C-Elysee, C-Zero, C1, C3, C4, C4 Aircross,
C4 Cactus, C4 Picasso, C5, C5 Aircross, C8, E-Mehari, Nemo and
Dacia - A Romanian automaker that gets its name
from a ancient region in that country. Founded in 1966, in
Mioveni, Romania. Lineup of models includes: Dokker, Duster,
Lodgy, Logan and Sandero.
was founded in 1900 by the Dodge Brothers, John and Horace.
Dodge is an American brand that makes an assortment of vehicles,
yet they are probably best known for their trucks.
Now owned by
FCA US LLC (was formerly the Chrysler Group LLC). They have been on fire with hit cars that the public just seems to
love. With cars like the Dart, Durango, Challenger and Charger,
its no wonder why.
DS In September of 2009, Citroen rolled out a
brand of veihicles focused on luxury and refinement, hence the
birth of DS. DS (stands for different spirit) and they are
different, allowing for multiple ways to customize your DS
automobile to make it truly your own. Models include the DS3,
DS4, DS5 and DS7 Crossback.
FAW Is a
Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company, the
company was originally called First Automotive Works, they are
now known as First Automotive Group Corporation. FAW is
represented worldwide in over 100 countries, the company is
headquartered in Changchun, Jilin, China.
Founded by Enzo Ferrari, who was first a famous race car driver,
he later created the car company that bears his name. Ferrari
began by building race cars, because he knew their inner
workings. The glorious prancing horse logo is one of the most
famous in all of motor sports and spans more than 70 years of
Today this Italian auto brand makes some of the most
sought after sports cars known to man. The 812 Superfast is Ferrari's fastest and most
powerful Ferrari to date, with its V-12 engine it has a max
speed of 340km/h and can go from 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds.
which stands for (Fabbrica Italiana
Automobili Torino, in english it means Italian Automobile
Factory of Turin) is a famous Italian Auto Brand.
They gained attention with their
use of flashy T.V. commercials to promote their products in
2012. One feature Charlie Sheen driving a Fiat Car around his
mansion while on "house arrest". Fiat is the largest
manufacturer of cars in Italy.
Fiat models include: 124 Spider, 500, 500L, 500X, Bravo,
Doblo, Fiorino, Freemont, Fullback, Linea, Panda, Punto, Tipo
and Qubo. Slogan: Driven By Passion. FIAT.
Company Henry Ford started this company in Detroit, with the
Model T. Today
Ford is probably best known for their iconic Mustang and the
Ford F Series Trucks. With a revamped company, cars and
workforce, Ford is once again on the rise in America.
Slogans: Built for the road ahead. , Have you driven a Ford
lately? , Ford. Feel the difference. , Quality is job one. ,
Ford has a better idea. , Go Further.
General Motors GM
was founded by William "Billy" Durant on Sept 16, 1908
in Michigan. In the
beginning GM held only Buick Motor Company, yet within a few
years would acquire more than 20 auto companies including
Oldsmobile, Cadillac and one that is today known as Pontiac. Now
calling themselves the "New General Motors" it's certain that GM
would like to focus on it's future, rather than it's past.
Slogan: GM: Yes We Can.
GMC is a
subsidiary of GM that makes
trucks, vans, suv's and crossover vehicles. But GMC's mainstay
is making trucks and suv's. Vehicles like the Sierra, Canyon,
Acadia, Terrain, Savana and Yukon are popular GMC models.
Slogan: We are professional grade.
is one of the top selling compact car brands in the world.
Honda also sells some popular hybrid vehicles. Popular
Honda car brands include the Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey. Honda
is also on the cutting edge of Robot technology, they created
the cool and life-like Asimo robot.Slogans: It must be love. , The Power of Dreams. , Honda. First
man, then machine.
This brand was first designed for off-road militarty use and was
later adapated for the public consumer. These large vehicles are
incredibly versatile and can go almost anywhere, with or without
Hyundai may be a Korean car company, but they have over half of
their sales in the U.S. . With hot selling cars like the Elantra,
Veloster and Accent, Hyundai is an up and comer in the Auto
industry. Slogans: New Thinking. New Possibilities. , Better
began in 1985 as an offshoot of Nissan. They created
the Infiniti brand to compete with US and Euro luxury car
makers. Slogan: Infiniti. Accelerating the Future.
The pouncing jaguar emblem makes this car an International icon.
Many of the older Jaguar's used the emblem as a hood ornament,
making it seem as if the Jaguar was almost jumping out of the
Slogans: Don't dream it. Drive it. , How alive are you? ,
The Art of Performance.
Kia Motors is another auto brand based in Korea, that is kicking butt in
the U.S. market these days. Small, stylish, energy efficient
vehicles at competitive prices. Plus they have these cool
dancing mice in their energetic commercials.
A very smart and witty slogan, that I love as well. Slogan: The Power To Surprise.
Koenigsegg - A Swedish manufacturer of high
performance super cars, founded by Christian von Koenigsegg.
is best known for making super exotic sports cars
that are really, really fast. The company was started in 1963 by
a man named Feruccio Lamborghini. Lamborghini is located in
Lancia - An Italian
manufacturer of cars that was founded in 1906 by Vincenzo
Lancia. Now owned by Fiat they like to use the Greek alphabet
when naming their car models.
USA Land Rover made its debut in
1948, they were designed for extreme conditions and to be
extraordinarily tough and long lasting. In fact many of the
original Land Rover vehicles are still in service today. Slogan:
Above And Beyond.
A luxury brand of automobile, that is currently made in Japan.
Slogans: The relentless pursuit of perfection. , Experience
Made famous by the mafia, Lincoln is a true
"Luxury" vehicle brand. With beautiful leather interior and a soft, smooth,
quiet ride. Lincoln's are desired by those of us who like to ride in
style. Not to mention that many chauffer services use Lincoln vehicles,
just another endorsement for this brand. The Lincoln brand is owned by