17 Apr
Also available in naturally aspirated & hybrid powertrains

The leader in hybrid luxury, Lexus now crosses the bridge from luxury full-size vehicles to the compact segment. Their new family of compact SUVs (or CUVs in modern parlance), dubbed the NX, will be available with three power trains: the NX 200t turbo, the naturally aspirated NX 200 (with front or all-weather drive) and the highly efficient NX 300h hybrid. [...]


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 [...]


Remember when we talked about spending a day on the famous Paul Ricard Circuit with a 740 horsepower, $600,000 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive? Well this is the complete story of taking the Fastest EV in the world on a ex-Formula One track… The feeling is surreal. Does not compute. Syntax error. I’m already [...]


5 Oct
Nissan's zero emission ode to sustainable urban commuting

While there were many headturning unveilings at last week’s Paris Motor Show — including breathlessly hyped supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar and even Peugeot —Nissan’s TeRRA SUV concept snuck through the press coverage with making much noise. Combining the Japanese automaker’s success with urban-relevant SUVs (e.g. Pathfinder, Juke, Murano etc) [...]


24 Jul
Diamond-encrusted LED lights & a holographic display

After decades of extended war with neighbor Israel, Lebanon has slowly climbed out of its desperate strife to become a burgeoning regional economic force. There is no surer sign of its potent recovery than the fact that the country has announced its first hypercar and supercar automotive manucaturer: W Motors. Following the upstarts of other [...]


21 Mar
ART-TIC revives the Spanish racebike, in electric mode...

We’ve seen Spanish racebike manufacturer OSSA stage a comeback after a 3-decade hiatus with its TR 280i Trial Bike, but now Barcelona-based design team ART-TIC have penned a vintage-inspired electric bike based on an earlier famed 2-wheeler by OSSA. Spanish rider Santiago Herrero made the original OSSA Monocasco famous, but then fatally crashed in the [...]


16 Mar
Turbines, recycled wood from Venice canals & projection artwork: quite possibly the most innovative luxury EV ever

Sure it’s very early in the Auto Show season, but it would be hard to beat Pininfarina’s brilliant Cambiano concept. Moreso than most concept vehicles, the Cambiano is Pininfarina’s authoritative statement of purpose. One of the preeminent design houses on the planet, Carozzeria Pininfarina has crafted the Cambiano as a very definition of what it [...]

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