Autoweek in review: C7 Corvette partly leaks, Edsel's secret shopper, Dax Shepard visitsFri, 13 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0700
Omega manufacturing made a public name for itself this week as the supplier inadvertently revealed the front nose of the new Corvette C7 in every detail imaginable. A big whoops for the supplier and a speculator's dream come true before the C7 reveal at the Detroit auto show in January.
Edsel Ford II had a secret shopper as Autoweek senior online editor Rory Carroll went to the RM Dingman Collection auction on assignment. The whole clandestine operation is cataloged here.
There are more armored cars on the road than you would believe, and they don't all look like tanks. Check out the booming industry of armored vehicles.
This week actor, director and writer Dax Shepard dropped by the Autoweek studio to promote his new film Hit and Run. Don't worry, it has plenty of gearhead candy in it.
The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse is the final send-off for the record-breaking hypercar. Take a read and share the experience as Autoweek gets behind the wheel of yet another incredible Bugatti.
The Autoweek/ZF Fantasy Camp allowed 20 enthusiasts to become automotive journalists for a couple of days as they tested luxury sedans that cost less than $70,000. After track days and writing their opinions, see how the campers ranked the cars at this year's Fantasy Camp.
For those who missed watching the award-winning documentary Senna, the feature film is now available on Blu-ray. It's a must-have for racing fans of all ages.
Good news for the Model A owner who had his car stolen from the parking lot of the Henry Ford museum last week: The car was found safely parked in its trailer in an industrial part of Detroit. Apparently, the thieves figured out that trying to unload a Model A would be a bad idea.
By David Arnouts