Porsche announced its participation at the 2008 Goodwood Festival Speed. The 2008 Goodwood Festival Speed would be a place where Porsche will celebrate its 60th anniversary. Some Porsche’s models that will be displayed will be include the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera and a 1973 Porsche 917/30 Spyder.
The 1970 Porsche 908/03 Spyder will be also presented by the German brand. The 1970 Porsche 908/03 Spyder was a winner at 1970 Targa Florio with drivers Brian Redman and Jo Siffert at the wheel. The same car model took the first three places in the Nürburgring 1000km race, in 1971.
Powered by a 3.0 liter engine, the 1970 Porsche 908/03 Spyder outputs 350 hp at 8,400 rpm. The top speed for 1970 Porsche 908/03 Spyder is at 275 km/h.
Axon Automotive is a new company from UK that uses affordable carbon fiber manufacturing techniques to build fuel efficient cars. As announced by Axon Automotive, that they will entered their Axon hatchback in the Automotive X Prize competition.
Built on a carbon fiber chassis, the Axon hatchback get its lightweight for a 100 mpg fuel consumption.