New Lexus CT 200h: Official Details and Photos Leaked

1 03 2010

The first official details and photos of the new Lexus CT 200h has revealed. The car features newly-developed front-wheel drive platform, the smallest Lexus ever is powered by a 1.8-liter gasoline engine mated to an electric motor with power going through an E-CVT transmission.

The gorged amalgam is based on the LF-Ch concept revealed at the Frankfurt show in 2009. It skinned a 1.8-liter four-cylinder VVT-i petrol engine and a lure synchronous exciting motor. The band has not available performance details, but they do say that the motor is “powerful.” Nickel-metal hydride is worn for the high voltage string. Power is sent to the front wheels via an electrically-controlled contiuously alterable transmission, or E-CVT for short.

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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.”

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Volkswagen Up! Lite Diesel-Electric Hybrid Concept Revealed at the 2009 LA Auto Show

7 12 2009

The new Volkswagen Up! Lite Concept has revealed at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. The VW company say it’s the most fuel-efficient car in the world. The Up! Lite is sincerely a precise wing of the L1 Concept that has unveiled in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The new VW Up! Lite Concept powered by two sources. The first is a 2-cylinder 0.8-litre TDI engine making 38kW (51hp) at 4,000rpm and 120Nm between 1,800rpm and 2,250rpm. The other is a 10kW (14hp) electric motor working with a lithium-ion battery. Together they produce a 65hp.

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New Infiniti Essence Concept Revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show

3 03 2009

Today, at the Geneva Motor Show, Infiniti unveils awesome sightly and sexy vehicle with a green soul – it’s the new Infiniti Essence concept. It is a 4.7-meters long, and the rear-impel, gas-thrilling fusion is something to observe in the metal, with basics that remember other coupes (looks similar with the Fisker Karma), but a look all its own.

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The new Essence powered by a twin-turbo, direct-injection 3.7-liter V6 and a new electric drive design dubbed “3D Motor,” the Essence yields a mutual 592 brake horsepower (434 via inner-combustion, 158 brake horsepower via the lithium-ion backed disc-shaped electric engine).

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New Opel Ampera Revealed: First official image

2 03 2009

The first official image of the new Opel Ampera has revealed. The car is destined to be the European styled Chevrolet Volt provided by GM. The new Ampera as it will be debuting on March 3rd at the Geneva Motor Show and planned for launch in Europe in 2011.

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UPDATED: with new photos + interior shots

The new Ampera is a 5-door, 4-seat hatch powered by GM’s Voltec bung-in cross scheme and is said to have a scale of 60 km running only on the lithium-ion string. An interior combustion engine acts as a generator to re-charge the batteries which GM/Opel claims will give the car an impressive complete span of 500 km. The Ampera’s string can be re-exciting through any 230 volt electrical means.

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New Peugeot ‘RC…’ Concept with Hybrid Power will be Present at Paris Motor Show

21 08 2008

Peugeot is preparing to Paris Motor Show a new concept car, and has given us a bit of a heads-up in the form of a few images and some details.

With the name of the actual car not yet free, Peugeot is referring to the show car as the RC, adopting the same thematic nomenclature as the RC Spade and RC Diamond concepts from 2002 and the 908RC view vehicle from the last Paris Motor Show in 2006. Like those concepts, this one is not doomed directly to preview a production car in the pipeline. However, it does foreshadow Peugeot’s new design direction.

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