Throttle-back Thursday: 1975 Austrian GP coverage documents Donohue’s last race

Autoweek from August 23, 1975

Welcome to Throttle-back Thursdays, exactly where we consider a search back at an archived concern of Autoweek. These days we’re bringing you the August 23, 1975 situation which covered race benefits from the Austrian Grand Prix, a race during which Mark Donohue crashed, resulting in what ended up currently being a fatal head damage. A track worker was also killed by debris from the incident.

That time Bugatti almost built a sedan…

A present day Bugatti sedan has been ‘almost here’ considering that the debut of the EB112

Bugatti is arranging to preview the Chiron in the kind of the approaching Gran Turismo Concept at the Frankfurt motor show up coming month. This previous decade it was the Veyron that dominated just about every little thing, making it straightforward to overlook that Bugatti created the EB110 in the 1990s and was on its way to making a four-door sedan shortly thereafter.

450-hp Audi RS4 Avant joins Sydney’s police force

V8-engined longroof additional to fleet to assist community outreach efforts

Audi police automobiles are practically nothing new — at least in other nations — but most departments try out to get the most bang for their buck and buy the lowest-spec A4s obtainable — believe cloth seats and manual transmissions. But that’s not how the police near Sydney, Australia will roll this year soon after the newest addition to their motor pool. The Lake Illawarra Neighborhood Spot Command (LAC) of the New South Wales Police Force just acquired an Audi RS4 Avant.