SingTel Grid Girls 2013

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The 2013 SingTel Grid Girls in The Singapore Factor

Eight fresh-faced ladies aged 18 to 26, have been chosen as this year’s SingTel Grid Girl finalists. Since the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix in 2008, the SingTel Grid Girls have been a star attraction of the race, vying for top honour and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to hold the Singapore Formula One® and Singapore GP flags at the Singapore Grand Prix.

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This year, the public can choose their favourite via SMS and online voting to select the top three SingTel Grid Girls. The Singapore Factor, a series of webisodes hosted by Paul Foster, will put the girls’ knowledge of the Lion City to the test in a trio of uniquely Singaporean challenges. Fans can follow the journey at from 21 August 2013.

The top three SingTel Grid Girls will be crowned before thousands of Singaporeans at the Thursday Pit Lane Experience on 19 September 2013.

Here are the profiles of the eight SingTel Grid Girls:

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More fuel economy records for the Jetta

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The Volkswagen Jetta Sport 1.4 TSI proved its impressive efficiency in the real world last weekend, with a record 20.8 km/L achieved at the Shell FuelSave Challenge 2013.

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The Shell FuelSave Challenge is a driving competition organised by Shell  to educate drivers on fuel-saving and efficient driving methods through various educational pit stops.

The winning team of Karrin Lim and Roy Lee on day one achieved an  average fuel efficiency of 20.8 km/L by driving a total distance of 72.3 km.

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BMW i: Future of Mobility makes appearance in Singapore

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The all-electric BMW i3 and the BMW i8 Concept sports car made their appearance in Orchard Road last evening.

To be open to the public with free admission from Aug 24-25 (from 10.00am to 10.00pm) at the BMW i Space – an enclosed exhibition arena in front of ION Orchard, the event serves to showcase state-of-the-art technology such as the carbon fibre technology and the electric drive technology that powers the mobility of the future.



BMW Concept M4 Coupe

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On 15 August, surrounded by both current and historic BMW models, BMW M tonight offered a first outlook on a high-performance sports car of tomorrow – the BMW Concept M4 Coupe. The car was unveiled at the BMW opening media reception for the iconic annual Pebble Beach/Monterey automobile weekend.

P90131219-lowRes“The BMW Concept M4 Coupe reflects the BMW M philosophy in ideal form: It combines motor racing genes and unrestricted everyday suitability in a highly emotional overall concept. For four generations, the BMW M3 has put motor racing on the road and the BMW Concept M4 Coupe consistently continues to pursue this fundamental idea. The new model designation “M4” refers – like all other BMW M automobiles – to the series on which this concept car is based,” explains Dr. Friedrich Nitschke, President BMW M Division.

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Disco Volante by Touring at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2013

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American debut for the Disco Volante by Touring at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2013

  • Back from the victory at Villa d’Este, the Disco Volante #1 flies to America together with its 2012 style model
  • Touring donates the style model of the Disco Volante to Pebble Beach Company Foundation for its charitable purposes. The model will be auctioned by Gooding on August 18, 2013
  • The style model served the design development and was showcased at 2012 Geneva Motor Show
  • Only the auction winner will have the opportunity to own both the style model and the rolling car
  • The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring makes its first appearance in America at the Pebble Beach Concours on August 18, 2013
  • Pebble Beach is the most important Concours d’ Elegance outside Europe. The cars designed by Touring Superleggera have received 6 class awards and a Best of Show in the history of Pebble Beach

Touring Superleggera showcases the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring on the prestigious Concept Cars Lawn at the Pebble Beach Concours this year. The car, which has just won the Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes at the Concours d’Elegance Villa d’Este, comes to the United States 60 years after the first American journey of the legendary Alfa 1900 C52 that inspired the new design.

With the Disco Volante, Touring rejuvenates its purest tradition: to create new and exciting shapes for the most performing and interesting chassis. When applied to Alfa Romeos, this philosophy gave birth to masterpieces that marked the history of design and automobiles.

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