If you were tired of watching Honda Hybrid drivers pitch cigarettes into the coast from their eco-friendly driver seats, it’s time to take driving contradictions to a new level. Make way for the Bentley Plug-In Hybrid Concept, the flagship of alleged “eco” vehicles, which will premiere at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show on April 20th. [...]


4 Mar
The Trident reveals the (possible) replacement to the GT at Geneva

While putting a lot of resources into their new entry level sedan, the Ghibli, Maserati is turning its attention to a decidedly sexier market. This morning in Geneva the Italian automaker unveiled the Alfieri Concept, a 2+2 Coupe clearly aimed at replacing their own aging GT Coupe. Based on a slightly shorter wheelbase version of the GranTurismo [...]


13 Jan
A new production-possible version of the sportiest Beetle ever

Volkswagen just premiered its Beetle Dune concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, giving a new generation of car aficionados the chance to see a Beetle with the old school “dune buggy” look it was known for decades ago. Essentially a Baja Bug designed for the 21st Century, the Dune concept [...]


9 Jan
Swedish automaker melds design with a sporting good company

Another coupe taking its dress off before the prom is Volvo‘s new XC Coupe. Although only two-door in design, the XC Coupe promises to be a crossover SUV with seating for four, and melds design cues Volvo is known for with notes taken from Swedish sporting goods company POC. Although the marriage is dubious, keep [...]


20 Nov
Racing division unveils boxy concept at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan’s NISMO racing division has been busy of late, yesterday revealing their NISMO edition GT-R supercar and video showing it breaking the Nürburgring lap speed record along the way. Today they unveil another creation, this one much quirkier although in our eyes even more lustworthy. Taking inspiration from the Datsun B500 cars of late 60s, [...]


You can stick fingers in year ears and yell blah blah blah all you want, but that won’t stop the advance of electric powertrains on vehicles. And while cars have made the largest advances, it could very well be that motorcycles are even better suited for the alternative power set-up. First of all, bikes are [...]


Santa Ana, CA-based Corvette modifiers Callaway Cars have designed an AeroWagon shooting brake version of GM’s technical wonder Corvette Stingray. The seventh-gen C7 gets a booty extension to make it more practical — and a waaaaay cheaper alternative to Ferrari’s FF (altho the FF is AWD). The concept was designed by Paul Deutschman, Callaway’s long-time [...]


23 Sep
Carbon fiber body, traction control, launch control & ABS brakes

British automaker Caterham unveiled its brand new roadster at the at the Singapore Grand Prix this past weekend. Like the VUHL 05 and Mastretta MXT before it, the Caterham AeroSeven Concept is an ultra-lightweight speedster aimed directly at the racetrack. Like those other spartan 2-seaters, the AeroSeven Concept lacks certain modern “luxuries” including a windshield. The AeroSeven [...]

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