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Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Luxury sedan shoppers were all over AutoGuide.com‘s YouTube channel this past week.
Our most watched video from June 8 to June 15 is a comparison of the 2014 Cadillac CTS and the 2015 Hyundai Genesis while our review of the Mercedes-Benz S550 garnered plenty of views as well. Lastly, German sports car lovers indulged in our comparison video pitting the Porsche 911 Turbo against the Audi R8 V10 Plus.
Watch the videos below and subscribe to AutoGuide.com’s YouTube channel here.
With the 2014 New York Auto Show kicking off this past week, AutoGuide‘s videos were watched worldwide in order to check out all the latest debuts.
Our most watched video of the week is the reveal of the 2015 Toyota Camry, while car lovers were also interested to see how the Dodge Charger and Challenger have changed for the 2015 model year. German sports car enthusiasts were glued to the screen to watch our our Audi R8 vs. Porsche 911 comparison video.
Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here.
Through the magic of social media, some stories just have a life of their own. We’ve compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
If you’ve never paid attention to the Pirelli World Challenge Series, 2014 will be a great year to start.
Mays We Introduce You to J?
In case you haven’t heard the news, J Mays is retiring from Ford. As group vice president and chief creative officer of Blue Oval design he’s kind of a big deal. But that’s not the extent of his achievements. Mays’ automotive career spans more than three decades with tenure at companies far beyond the one headquartered Dearborn, Mich.
He’s played pivotal roles in countless iconic designs, whether as the man pushing pencils, the person sculpting clay or the leadership guiding an entire department. Styling is a team effort; it’s hard to pin any one job on a single person. Really it’s the product of a thousand minds and twice as many hands.
Whether he was a stylist in the trenches or a manager in the corner office here are the Top 10 Vehicle Designs J Mays has played a roll in.
Want an R8? Get in line. After years on the market Audi’s aluminum-intensive supercar is still a highly desirable piece of automotive hardware. Helping generate buzz, the company is giving one lucky person an opportunity to drive an R8 for an entire day, or enjoy the Audi sportscar experience in Sonoma, California.
AutoGuide’s spy photographers caught Lamborghini’s successor to the Gallardo making early morning laps of the Nurburgring in Germany today wearing very little camouflage.
Audi Canada has launched a new program called Audi Summer Health Check, offering its owners a complimentary 30-point vehicle inspection and roadside assistance for six months at no extra charge. And the automaker has enlisted the help of its 500-plus horsepower R8 to spread the word.
Since its debut in 2006, the R8 has been a massive success for Audi, an automaker that lacked any real rich sports car history.