New Porsche 918 Spyder Sports Plug-in Hybrid Concept Revealed in Geneva (photos and video)

4 03 2010

Porsche has unveiled a striking concept car, the new 918 Spyder, at the special pre-show event in Geneva. The mid-engined sports car has introduced as the new “ecology vs. performance” issue.

The 918 Spyder “Super-Sports” concept is powered by both a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors (one for each axle) producing an additional 218 hp or 160kW. On the ecological surface it is talented of 3.0 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp / 78 mpg US) with just 70 grams of CO2 emissions per kilometer. That gives a combined power output of 528 kW (718 PS / 708 hp) resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h tear in just 3.2 seconds, top zoom of 320 km/h (198 mph), and a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife in excluding than 7:30 record, which is closer than the Porsche Carrera GT.

Read more (details and photos)!!
Read the rest of this entry »





New Mercedes F800 Style Concept Revealed (details and photos)

1 03 2010

The new details on the Mercedes F800 Style Concept, which previews the next-generation 2011 CLS-Class, have emerged.

The F800 Concept features a bold front-end, LED lights, and ‘revolve-and-slide’ rear doors. According to Mercedes-Benz’s Head of Design, Gorden Wagener, “The exciting vehicle-like roof line, and in common the vehicle’s balanced proportions, provide it a chic sporty look that reinterprets the Mercedes-Benz intention idiom and emphasizes the sculptural person of the F800 Style. The effect is a harmonious blend of innovative form and perform, which conveys a sensation of great styling and expert.”

Read More (details + photos)!!

Read the rest of this entry »





New Chevrolet Aveo RS Concept LIVE at Detroit Auto Show (photos)

15 01 2010

The next-generation Chevrolet Aveo RS Concept car has revealed at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The new Aveo (which will be launched in 2011), the RS features a massive grille, three-dimensional taillights, brushed aluminum accents, and 19-inch wheels. Inside, the idea boasts a lavish interior with leather upholstery, clanging accents, and footnote black adornment.

Read more (details + photos)!!
Read the rest of this entry »





Second Audi e-Tron Concept Appeared in Detroit (photos)

15 01 2010

The new version of the Audi e-Tron concept, that first exposed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, has appeared in Detroit. When looking at the Frankfurt e-Tron a R8 directly comes to care. The Detroit e-Tron is actually 27 cm (10.63 inches) shorter in piece and 12 cm (4.72 inches) narrower and only 1 cm (0.39 shuffle) shorter in height. It has a sickening stress of around 1,350 kg (2976.24 lbs), which is 250 kg (551.16 lbs) excluding than the Frankfurt e-Tron.

Two electric motors drive the front and rear axles. Together they make 150kW (204hp) and 2,650 Nm (1954.54 lb-ft) of torque which can be liberally pied between the wheels as necessary. The car is said to accelerate from 0 – 100km/h in 5.9 seconds and is imperfect to 200km/h (124mph).

Read more (details + photos)!!

Read the rest of this entry »





New Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show (details and photos)

15 01 2010

Cadillac has revealed the new luxury XTS Platinum Concept at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The XTS  Concept previews a workable hope Cadillac luxury sedan that incorporates flow technologies.

The 5.1 metre (200.8 inches) long XTS Platinum has a cork-in amalgam usage for exciting-only pouring capabilities. Its array can be recharged in about five hours from unfilled. The accompanying 3.6-litre Direct Injection V6 petrol engine helps put out an estimated 260kW (354hp) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. Drive is through all four wheels.

Read more (details + photos)!!
Read the rest of this entry »





New Peugeot SR1 Concept Car Revealed (details and photos)

15 01 2010

Peugeot has revealed the first photos of the new SR1 Concept car. It’s a Grand Tourer that comes with two doors and a hard top. The construct is a foretaste of what the French marque policy to do in language of upcoming target focus. The new SR1 will be exposed at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Typical of a GT, the SR1 skin a large sculptured bonnet, flowing wings, a low centre of gravity, sweeping sides and a chiselled rear create. LEADING headlights are a highlight, as is the new redesigned Lion badge.

Read more (details and photos)!!
Read the rest of this entry »





New All-Electric BMW 1-Series Coupe Revealed (details and photos)

23 12 2009

The new BMW 1-Series Coupe all-electric car that willbe revealed as BMW Concept ActiveE at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show and will go into production within the next two two years.

While retaining the 1-Series Coupe‘s rear-wheel drive model, BMW solitary the pattern shape’s internal-combustion engine adding a new synchronous electric motor expressly urban for this vehicle that’s integrated in the rear axis. The motor produces a crop of 125kW or 170hp and highest torque of 250Nm or 184 lb-ft.

Read more (details and photos)!!
Read the rest of this entry »