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The latest news, rumours and designs featuring concept cars and prototypes from around the world.

10 Fabulous "Yacht Rock" Era Luxury Coupes From the Cadillac Eldorado to the Buick Riviera, here are some of the finest luxury coupes of the "Yacht Rock" era. Righteous!

20 Rejected Car Designs That Were Better Than What We Got Here are 20 such concept cars, that are cooler than the actual vehicles that were manufactured in their image. Corvettes just have the coolest concepts, especially during the '50s. The XP-700 from 1958 is arguably the coolest looking old 'Vette ever assembled.

TEST DRIVE: BMW Z8 - Timeless Tribute We test drove the BMW Z8 Roadster, one of the most iconic cars in the BMW history. Here is our test drive and review from the Austrian Alps.

Final performance check for next generation strategic vehicles The executives of the R and D headquarters and the product headquarters of Hyundai Motor Group went to the Nürburgring in Germany to finalize the next-generation strategic vehicles.

Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept Bentley has, and will continue to enhance and enrich every single journey and the lives of every single person who travels in, or has the honour to be a part of creating our extraordinary products." Stefan Sielaff, Director of Design said: "The Bentley EXP 100 GT represents the kind of cars we want to make in the future.

Pebble Diary: How to cover all 4 million events that make up the big Monterey Car Week The Multistrada is one of a growing number of adventure bikes, motorcycles made to comfortably negotiate both city traffic and the wide-open hills with all your gear.

Pebble Diary: How to cover all four million events that make up the big Monterey Car Week Still might, except that the guy's email doesn't seem to work. Maybe that's God's way of telling me not to buy it. After a hilariously fake Enzo won Worst in Show, I pointed the Duc north to Concorso Italiano, rode through a lot of sand, dirt and across some fairways to get to the main entrance, which was all-new.

The Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept Makes Its North American Debut in Monterey Feast your eyes on the Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept that was recently on display at the Monterey Car Week at various events.

How the Type S concept will shape Acura's future The Type S concept will heavily influence the future design of Acura's entire portfolio. The Acura Type S concept is more than just a one-off show car built to woo the well-heeled attendees of last weekend's Quail Motorsports Gathering and Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

SEE: Volkswagen SA debuts a host of new cars at SA Festival of Motoring Volkswagen SA has a few treats in store for Festival of Motoring visitors this week, here's what they can expect… VWSA will be at the 2019 Festival of Motoring at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit debuting new models locally.

Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept Is Looking Great In California Bentley doesn't intend on bringing the EXP 100 GT to production and says that it simply previews the types of vehicles the company wants to make in the future. It is powered by an all-electric powertrain with four electric motors for a combined 1,340 HP and 1100 lb-ft of torque.

Automobili Pininfarina PURA Vision Concept Teased, Debuts Next Year Billed as their “future vision for luxury electric cars," the mysterious concept was "created to inspire prospective clients and showcase Automobili Pininfarina's unique design philosophy." Little is known about the concept, but the company released a couple of heavily cropped photos which appear to show a scale model of the car.

Porsche Taycan interior revealed for the first time in new official image PORSCHE has now officially teased the interior of the new Taycan electric car ahead of its launch.

Toyota C-HR 2020 review: Koba 2WD Detailed advice for you - the tradie - on what car is right for you and your job. joyride. Dig deeper into the details of your dream car, hear stories of the best road trips, and read more on the cars that shaped our world. In the ever changing, ever expanding small SUV space, a new apex predator can slip down the food chain awfully quickly.

Genesis GV70 Spied Again Including Interior Today we want to share with you a new set of spy pictures of second Genesis brand SUV, the GV70, spied inside for the first time. What we know so far? The image was sent out during the announcement of the New Year's Day by Hyundai Group Vice President of Hyundai Motors Group.

Inside 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Searching all words : "Genting Berhad" Searching Chinese phrase : "马电讯" This year, the Monterey car week saw more of a mix between old and new than ever, with golf course lawns dotted with a gleaming candy-colour assortment of Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches and Bugattis of both the vintage and modern varieties.

Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid: prices and specs announced A plug-in hybrid version of the Volvo S60 saloon has gone on sale, priced from £49,805.

EO Charging and Moixa reveal home battery and solar kit Home wallbox charger manufacturer EO Charging and energy technology company Moixa have co-created a system to help electric-car drivers store and use energy produced by solar panels. The package includes an EO Genius home wallbox charger - capable of delivering power at up to 22kW - as well as a 4.8kWh Moiza Smart Home Battery.

How Long Until the Hyped-Up Hyperloop Is Finally Here? Here’s What We Know "I predict the UK catching up around 2040." Meanwhile, the tech might be in place, but the hyperloop's progress is likely to be muzzled by the type of regulatory wrangling that Kafka might deem "a bit bureaucratic". As with driverless cars, it could take years to draw up legal frameworks for the hyperloop's safe use.

Design Review: Ford GR-1 Concept - CarAdvice Concept cars are a beautiful thing for automotive enthusiasts. Even though it's highly unlikely anyone will get the chance of driving or owning them, these vehicles express the wildest dreams of car designers, free from the restrictions associated with mass production, platform sharing and cost-cutting.

Ford Looking To Secure Mondeo Evos Moniker, Should We Expect A New Model? Interestingly, the name was first used on a concept car previewing Ford's new design language eight years ago.

Exclusive insights at Research & Innovation Centre: BMW Group Pilot Plant builds BMW iNEXT prototypes On the occasion of the BMW iNEXT prototype production, the BMW Group is offering an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of its Pilot Plant in the heart of the Research and Innovation Centre. Prototypes of all vehicles are manufactured long before actual market launch, under the strictest secrecy in specially restricted areas of the facility.

2020 Drako GTE electric sedan promises 6,491 lb-ft of torque As impressive as those promised figures may be for an electric car, or any car, the number that has intrigued fans of both EVs and supercars alike is the promised torque. 6,491 lb-ft of it. How is this industrial level of torque possible?

EDAG CityBot presents modular fuel-cell robotic vehicle Development service provider EDAG will be presenting a study of a swarm intelligent and multifunctional robotic vehicle with fuel cell drive for the IAA. The EDAG CityBot is to be operational around the clock and can be retrofitted as required using add-on modules.

The 10 Cars Most Likely To Get Speeding Tickets Ask anyone which car they think gets the most speeding tickets in America and you'll probably get answers along the lines of "something red," or "something fast and expensive." Well, the urban myth of red cars being more expensive to insure because they're more likely to acquire moving violations has long been disproved.

2019 Pebble Beach Concours: Concept Car Lawn Back to the Future: The annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance showcases some of the most elegant and rare classic automobiles.

Hyundai Motor announces limited-edition i30 N Project C Hyundai Motor has announced a limited-edition version of the award-winning i30 N, showing the car in camouflage ahead of its world premiere. The i30 N Project C features a range of design upgrades and exhilarating dynamic touches, to further enhance the driving thrills of the i30 N.

Mercedes-Benz EQV electric minivan revealed Mercedes already sells the electric eVito and eSprinter commercial vans, though the EQV will be the first electric van from Mercedes targeting both private and commercial users. The battery is a 90-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion unit that Mercedes said will deliver a range of 250 miles.

Bentley EXP100 GT: The Future of Grant Touring - Motoring - Drive Bentley's latest concept car takes an unprecendented step towards a semi-autonomous, fully-pampered driving experience.

Next-Gen Kia Optima Hood & Lights Leaked Today we have new pictures of the next-gen Kia Optima / Kia K5, codenamed as JL3 who were caught inside Kia's factory showing new details as hood, front and rear tailights. What we know so far?

Lamborghini Revels during 2019 Monterey Car Week The Italian villa welcomed Lamborghini owners, VIPs, influencers and friends to an immersive brand experience, which included a dedicated Ad Personam customization room, live sketching from the acclaimed designers of the Centro Stile and an array of Italian culinary delights.

Sachsen Classic 2019: Volkswagen goes rallying with vintage coupes Brazilian beauties and sports cars in Saxony: Volkswagen Classic lines up with five special coupes: with its unmistakable design, the 1974 Volkswagen SP 2 is still truly an exotic beast on German streets - and that despite over 11,000 of this model being built.

All-Wheel Drive for new Opel Combo Cargo Thanks to its powerful all-wheel drive and an up to 110 millimetre higher ground clearance, the new Combo can go anywhere, anytime. The 4x4 Combo conversion is carried out by Dangel at a price of €6,400.

Luxury car firm to share a glimpse of the "future of grand touring" Bentley Motors has launched a new augmented reality experience called 'Bentley 100 AR', which allows users the opportunity to explore the Bentley EXP 100 GT at their fingertips.

NAAMSA Conference South Africa has two involved partners The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa enjoys the support of two major partners in the staging of its annual conference, which has been co-located for the past three years with the Festival of Motoring presented by WesBank at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.

Opel Sport Stars on “Klassik Tour Kronberg” Rally Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller drives a 1975 Diplomat B from the Opel Classic collection. Vice President Communications Harald Hamprecht is taking part with his private Opel GT, while a 1975 Ascona A and Manta A are piloted by actor / director Detlef Buck and TV star Jeanette Hain respectively.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presents Bespoke Cullinan in Fux orange to famed collector Unveiled at 'The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering', Rolls-Royce Motor Cars debuted the spectacularly colorful commission, 'Cullinan in Fux Orange,' marking the tenth time the brand has developed and reserved a color carrying the name of the prolific patron of Bespoke.

McLaren teases new open supercar for Ultimate Series McLaren has revealed a design rendering of an all-new Ultimate Series supercar, focused on pure, open-top driving experience.

Ford Mondeo Evos Trademark Has Us Scratching Our Heads The current generation Mondeo will remain on sale until at least late 2021 and reports say its successor will arrive a few months later as a global player.

Return Of The Sport Truck? Ram Considering Lowering Kit For 1500 Pickup Previewed by the Low Down concept, the kit could reduce the ride height by approximately 2 inches.

More than 100K 2015 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ sedans recalled Ford announced last week that it would recall more than 100,000 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Lincoln MKZ sedans for seat belt fasteners that could erode and fail to hold occupants in place in a crash. The automaker said it was aware of one injury caused by the faulty seat belts.

New Volkswagen ID. Buggy concept review It marks the return of the classic VW beach buggy of the 1960s, and, just like that famous car, this new one promises to offer the same heady mix of open-air thrills and fun driving charm. But just before you visit your local VW dealer with flowers in your hair and singing the Beach Boys to place your order, there's a sting in the tail.

Next BMW 4-Series To Be Previewed By Concept At Frankfurt Auto Show BMW will allegedly preview the next-generation 4-Series with the launch of a model dubbed the BMW Concept 4 Series at September's Frankfurt Auto Show, BMW Blog reports. The new 4-Series has been spied testing on multiple occasions in recent months and was expected to be unveiled before the end of the year.

Acura Reveals Type S Concept Debuts at Monterey Car Week Arriving just ahead of the kick-off of the 2019 Monterey Car Week, Acura answers a decade long call to bring back their much missed Type S performance variants in the form of the Type S Concept - a refined and more fully realized silhouette derived from the Acura Precision Concept.

Rally star Thierry Neuville ready for guest start in ADAC TCR Germany Just one week before the demanding ADAC Rallye Deutschland, Hyundai WRC driver Thierry Neuville will make a guest appearance on the circuit. At the ADAC TCR Germany round at the Nürburgring the rally racer, who current sits in third place in the FIA World Rally Championship, will be driving the VIP car for Hyundai Team Engstler.

Hyundai Motor to present the next stage of STYLE SET FREE at IAA 2019 Hyundai Motor will provide a glimpse into the future of mobility at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show, which takes place from 10 to 22 September. The Korean Automaker will showcase its full electric design concept envisioning its future EV design direction.

SEAT - Every colour of the rainbow But what lies behind a choice that thousands of customers make every day all over the world? White tops the list: according to data by Axalta Coating Systems it is the most popular colour in the world. 39% of car owners prefer this colour, which tops the list for the seventh consecutive year.

Sasha Selipanov is new Koenigsegg Head of Design Koenigsegg Automotive has appointed as new Head of Design Alexander Selipanov, former designer at volkswagen, Bugatti and Genesis as Head of Design.

Automechanika Shanghai 2019 helps industry players compete in the new aftermarket game Several zones and events will highlight a multitude of growing areas, Automechanika Shanghai digs in deep and gives prominence to the latest global trends in OE and the aftermarket. Several zones and events will highlight a multitude of growing areas, such as Body and Paint in the Repair and Maintenance sector.

Hyundai EV concept for Frankfurt show to highlight new design language A Hyundai electric-car concept is coming to the upcoming Frankfurt auto show; it will show a new design theme and be built on a dedicated EV platform.

How Horses Can Inform Autonomous Driving: An Interview With Daimler's Futurists Horses are likely not the first thing that come to mind when thinking about how people and autonomous vehicles will interact. They are, however, on the minds of Alex Mankowsky and Sabine Engelhardt, futurists at Daimler.

Volkswagen ID. Buggy Concept at Pebble Beach Volkswagen is bringing the ID. Buggy Concept to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance during Monterey Car Week.

Hyundai’s Mysterious New Electric Concept For 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show Teased The new concept will showcase Hyundai’s future EV design direction.

Bugatti debuts Centodieci hypercar for company's 110th anniversary This time round it was the turn of Bugatti to reveal a new offering, with the French car maker showcasing its Centodieci hypercar at the event. This new car is notable for a number of reasons. It has been designed to celebrate the company's 110th anniversary, along with sporting an eye-watering $9.8 million price tag and 1193kW of power to match.

WATCH: Aston Martin's Nordic hall of the heroes - Valkyrie and Valhalla take flight The Nordic hall of the heroes is officially open for business as Aston Martin's latest mid-engined sportscar - Valhalla - has taken flight for the first time alongside the world's most highly-anticipated hypercar, Aston Martin Valkyrie.

Volkswagen presents all-electric ID beach buggy at pebble beach concours d'elegance BUGGY concept to california's prestigious pebble beach concours d'elegance. as a modern interpretation of the classic dune buggy, the new all-electric design incorporates a 62 kwh battery that can reach an estimated range of 155 miles. all images courtesy of volkswagen.

Bentley Launches Immersive AR App to Showcase Extraordinary Bentley Exp 100 GT Bentley Motors today launches 'Bentley 100 AR', an augmented reality experience that allows users the opportunity to explore the Bentley EXP 100 GT at their fingertips.

The Top 10 Cars In Marvel Cinematic Universe's First Decade - Singapore Tatler Since the first Iron Man movie burst onto the scene in 2008, the MCU has gone on to spawn 22 more films—and there's certainly no shortage of flashy machinery over the years.

How your Bentley car will look in 15 years' time Blue-blooded British brand Bentley turns 100 this year, and it's celebrating its centenary by giving itself a gift: the most extraordinary, extravagant concept car it has ever made. The Bentley EXP100GT is a vision of how a Bentley might look in 2035, and it makes its public debut this weekend at the elite Pebble Beach car show in California.

Genesis Introduces City Concept Car at U.S. Exhibition 19 - Genesis, the independent luxury brand of Hyundai Motor Co., said Monday it has introduced its premium city car concept at a U.S. luxury car exhibition. Genesis displayed the "Mint Concept" at Monterey Car Week 2019, which was held in Monterey, California from Aug.

Ferrari Modulo reborn: the world's wedgiest car comes to life Fifty years after its reveal, Ferrari's outrageous concept finally turns a wheel. Let's begin with the reassuring words of Jim Glickenhaus, owner of the world's wedgiest Ferrari, minutes before we chase him up the road in our hired hatchback somewhere south of Maranello.

Bugatti Centodieci debuts - 10 units only, 8.0L W16 engine makes 1,600 hp; 0-100 in 2.4s, 380 km/h Vmax! Bugatti is a car brand that is synonymous with outright power, and the company once again cemented itself as an automotive tour de force with the unveiling of the special edition Bugatti Centodieci. Just 10 units of the Centodieci will be made, all of which have been snapped up, of course.

BMW unveils Marcello Gandini's 1970s classic garmisch concept car At the 2019 edition of concorso d'eleganza in villa d'este, italy, BMW has unveiled the recreation of the BMW garmisch, a classic concept car designed by Marcello Gandini for Bertone. The car was first presented at the Geneva Motorshow in 1970, but simply vanished after its debut.

Hyundai: Another EV concept headed to Frankfurt Hyundai has confirmed a second all-electric prototype will be presented on its stand at the Frankfurt motor show next month.

A Historian's Take on the Future of Cars To catch full episodes of all The Motley Fool's free podcasts, check out our podcast center. A full transcript follows the video. This video was recorded on Aug. 15, 2019. Nick Sciple: Welcome to Industry Focus. I'm Nick Sciple. We've got a little different show for you today.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2019 Proved That Cars and Camaraderie Never Go Out of Style It's hand-in-glove-Quail and Rolex-when it comes to the machines on display." Presented by Peninsula Hotels, the Quail, a Motorsport Gathering lives up to its name, as it not only features a multi-category competition, but also provides leading high-performance and luxury marques a platform to showcase their latest production models and concepts.

Rolls-Royce unveils Ghost Zenith saloon The new collector's edition of the Rolls-Royce Ghost is restricted to just 50 units for the global market. It marks 10 years of the current generation model before the all-new generation model arrives and is expected to make its debut next year.

Ford Files Trademark Application For Mondeo Evos Ford Motor Company has filed three applications to register Mondeo Evos as trademarks across three trademark offices around the world, Ford Authority has discovered. The three applications in question were all filed on August 15th, 2019 in Australia, New Zealand and the European Union.

BMW designer Calvin Luk sketches the BMW Z4 Australian online magazine has published an interview with BMW exterior designer Calvin Luk, who sketches the new Z4 and talks about car design process.

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Bentley X Gainsborough: Centenary EXP 100 GT Celebrating their 100th year, Bentley launches the EXP 100 GT concept car and selects one of Britain's longest established weavers, Gainsborough to create a bespoke cotton damask for the door linings, floor and bulkhead.

Infiniti Project Black S production decision pending: official Infiniti has officially confirmed it is considering putting the Q60-based Project Black S sports coupe concept into production, with a final decision to be made "later in 2019".

Pebble Beach Concept Cars Are The Latest In A Long Tradition When auto companies want to show off innovative technologies and designs — or just show off — they create concept cars. These models provide a testbed for future transportation and often incorporate features that eventually appear in consumer versions.

The Bentley EXP 100 GT, Made its US Debut at Pebble Beach Today VLKAY The electric Bentley EXP 100 GT celebrates 100 years of the brand with what it says is a look at the “GT of 2035.” Chairman and CEO Adrian Hallmark said the company expects to make cars this large and luxurious, but with an electric range of 400-plus miles, within the next 15 years.

Acura Type S Concept: The Sporty Acura We've All Been Waiting For The Acura Type S Concept heralds the return of Acura's sporting roots. If you're too young to remember the magnificent 90s, Acuras were luxurious and high-performance derivatives of Honda vehicles. But the Japanese car maker had an identity crisis in the late 2000s.

One-off 1967 Jaguar Pirana trades hands for $324,000 at Monterey This E-Type-based Lamborghini Espada predecessor fell just short of its pre-sale estimate at RM Sotheby's auction.

BMW revives marcello gandini's 1970s classic garmisch concept car at concorso d'eleganza When the stra… Nice Try! host Avery Trufelman and New York Times writer Caity Weaver discuss Disney, utopias, and more in a bonus episode of the podcast taped li… Photos by Wayne Moore of Back River Photography, courtesy of Staci Donegan With a backyard oasis and pool Take a visit to the historic distric… World?s largest rooftop urban farm...

10 concept cars that should have been made Here it is then: the concept car I pine the most for every day: the VW W12 Syncro. I know it was stupid and expensive and would ruin VW's image as the maker of the "people's car". It still didn't make me want one any less.

Amazing gifs show how dashboards of 7 classic cars have changed through the years From the austere minimalism of a 1950s Mini to the space-age stylings of an 80s Corvette C4 to the touch-screen piloting of a modern-day Jag XJ, car dashboards have come a long way. Budget Direct Car Insurance documented the changes in seven of the world's longest surviving models.

UAE - The Nordic Hall of the Heros is Open for Business - Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valhalla Take Flight While Aston Martin Valkyrie delivered its stunning debut as part of this year's British Grand Prix earlier this year, its closely related Valhalla sibling has until now been solely shown in static guise after wowing the crowds upon its unveiling at this year's Geneva Motor Show.

VW Revives the Classic Dune Buggy as an All-Electric Blast The concept car remixed the past to show where a very fun future of driving could be headed.

Volkswagen ID.3: video series on the design and development Volkswagen has launched a weekly video series titled'Becoming ID.', offering a look behind the scenes of the ID.3 development. The first episode is led by chief designer Klaus Bischoff.

Is The e-Legend Concept The Best Looking Peugeot Ever Not Made? Aside from great design, the e-Legend also boasts a 456 HP electric powertrain and Level 4 autonomy.

Who Won What at the 2019 'The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering' This year's event was headlined by three special classes. The first of these, "100 Years of Bentley Motors," paid tribute to legendary vehicles from throughout Bentley's history including the North American debut of the EXP 100 GT concept car and the Flying Spur sedan.

The Quail again impresses, regal but relaxed with great cars and food The hottest ticket in town during Monterey Car Week is for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, which continues in its 17th year as a relaxed and intimate garden party with lots of splendid automobiles to ogle and gourmet food to munch.

Volkswagen ID. BUGGY hits the roads and beaches of California For the first time the Volkswagen ID. BUGGY hits the roads and beaches of California. The concept car will also be shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance during Monterey Car Week. Since its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the ID.

Bugatti Centodieci – Exclusive small series in extraordinary design Instead of the graphic two-dimensional rear of the EB110 with its two pill-shaped tail lights, the Centodieci relies on a wide air outlet opening for more efficient engine thermals, bringing to life the flying tail light elements in graphic kinship with the EB110.

Lamborghini presents the Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster and the Huracán EVO GT Celebration at Monterey Car Week Creating a new expression of exclusivity following the SVJ 63 coupé, the SVJ Roadster will also be produced in just 63 numbered units, commemorating the company's founding year of 1963. Alongside the SVJ 63 Roadster, Lamborghini pays tribute to its endurance motorsport victories with the unveil of the Huracán EVO GT Celebration.

The Coolest Cars at Monterey Car Week 2019 Monterey Car Week on California's Monterey Peninsula is a time for stunning examples of rare and historically significant automobiles to strut their stuff - and for manufacturers to show some of their finer wares to the public for the first time.

VW's Electric Dune Buggy Finally Made It To The Beach Volkswagen has been coyly teasing its electric dune buggy concept as "feasible for production" but I wouldn't get your hopes up. That said, there is a working model playing around in the California sand right now, and a few notes from folks who got to drive it.

2019 Pebble Beach and Monterey Car Week Live Updates Actually, "competition of elegance" is the literal translation of "concours d'elegance," but the competition has morphed and grown to such a degree that the two anchor events, the concours on Sunday and the historic races at Laguna Seca the preceding days, now support a bevy of satellite events, from the Legends of the Autobahn German-car show...

Volkswagen ID. Buggy Concept Will Feel Right At Home At Pebble Beach Buggy Concept will be put on display at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance during the ongoing Monterey Car Week. First unveiled last March at the Geneva Motor Show as the latest member in the growing family of ID-badged models that also includes the ID.3 hatchback and ID.

Hyundai Hints At New EV Concept For Frankfurt Motor Show The first electric racing car will not be the only new electric Hyundai at the upcoming 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The South Korean manufacturer just announced a new electric concept to showcase future EV design direction, and customizable interiors - STYLE SET FREE.

2020 Drako GTE Debuts as a 1,200-HP, Hyper-Handling EV Supercar Whatever your feelings regarding the GTE’s looks, it boasts a 206-mph top speed, all-wheel drive, and lots and lots of power. Read more here!

Docubyte's Wedged Wonders Celebrates Futuristic Concept Cars All of Docubyte's work is characterised by bold colours and subtle restorative manipulation to bring vintage technology alive. Never have these elements been so apparent as in his new series: Wedged Wonders.

The Drako GTE Is a 1,200-hp, All-Electric Four-Seat Supercar Whatever your feelings regarding the GTE’s looks, it boasts a 206-mph top speed, all-wheel drive, and lots and lots of power.

Hyundai has an electric concept car for Frankfurt Motor Show We'll see an electric concept car, a new i10 and get a look at the company's first electric race car.

VW's adorable buggy is part of an electric master plan Buggy is a beach buggy concept car that's all electric and available to license and modify into other electric vehicles.

MSO Custom McLaren GT Sports New Colors, Will Debut At Pebble Beach McLaren has handed the GT over to their Special Operations Division, and the final product will be on display at Pebble Beach this weekend.

First drive review: VW ID Buggy heads for the hills with MEB sharable electric car platform VW says the ID Buggy is meant to show that its MEB platform is ready for other manufacturers, small and big, and it's hoping to contract more automakers beyond Ford into the fold to build cars that ride atop their almost universal electric skateboard.

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster ups the exclusivity factor First up is the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster. Naturally, it follows the SVJ 63 Coupe revealed previously and it's also limited to, as the name implies, 63 units globally. The production figure corresponds with the Italian firm's founding year of 1963.

2020 Hyundai Kona, Santa Fe and Tucson Earn NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating The 2020 Hyundai Kona, Santa Fe, and Tucson were all awarded 5-Star Overall Safety Ratings, the highest available overall safety rating issued by the government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as a facet of its New Car Assessment Program.

Acura Type S Concept The concept represents a fundamental step toward fulfilling Acura's return to Precision Crafted Performance, which started with the debut of the second-generation NSX, the Type S Concept sets the stage for re-introducing Type S performance variants to the Acura line-up after a decade.

Rolls Royce Ghost Zenith: Celebrates 10th anniversary with a bespoke model The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith is limited to just 50 units and offers the highest level of bespoke features on the car.

2021 Acura TLX Prototype Takes After Stunning Type S Concept The upcoming 2021 Acura TLX might just be the automaker's best-looking sedan ever.

McLaren Automotive announces striking new Ultimate Series model at Pebble Beach Concours The as yet unnamed model is a two - seat, open cockpit roadster that will be the latest offering in McLaren's range-topping Ultimate series lineage of supercars that includes the P1TM, Senna and Speedtail.

Why Bentley's CEO Is Betting Big on the New All-Electric EXP 100 GT As head of the storied automaker, Adrian Hallmark explains his vision and why he's charged up about it. How do you balance being the steward of a legacy with the risks of innovation? There's no risk in innovating, the risk is relying on the legacy.

ID. BUGGY at Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance The concept car will also be shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance during Monterey Car Week. Since its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the ID. BUGGY has created buzz about the future possibilities of e-mobility. Drawing inspiration from the classic dune buggies of the 60s, the ID.

Hyundai Is Bringing An Electric Design Concept To Frankfurt In particular, the company envisions a future where customers could have the "freedom to design their cars in a way similar to how people design their homes." Hyundai says this will enable cars to better reflect the lifestyle of their owner and even mentioned the customization could occur later in a vehicle's lifecycle.

Automotive art and street art come together in the Lamborghini Aventador S by Skyler Grey At just 19 years old Skyler has been called the "Fresh Prince of Street Art" and his iconographic pop style has often brought him comparisons to artists the likes of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Driving Volkswagen's One-of-a-Kind Electric ID Buggy Concept Car - Digital Trends The Buggy takes the form of a battery-powered two-seater that channels the spirit of the original, Beetle-based Manx sold between 1964 and 1971. It's not merely a retro-styled re-creation, though. It stands out with a look and a personality of its own.

A Manual A90 Toyota Supra Has Arrived Texan tuner EAG is offering a manual conversion for the new GR Supra, which will set you back $12,000.

Hyundai to reveal all-new i10 and full electric concept at Frankfurt At the upcoming Frankfurt Show Hyundai will unveil the all-new i10 and its first full electric concept, showcasing the brand's EV design direction.

Cumbria Crystal Shines In Bentley's Centenary Concept Car Cumbria Crystal's Managing Director, Chris Blade said: "Bentley prides itself on working with the best luxury manufacturers around the UK, and as the last producer of completely hand-blown and hand-cut crystal in England, we at Cumbria Crystal are truly honoured to be a part of this extraordinary milestone.

Pebble Beach 2019: BMW Garmisch Concept fits right in The second concept debut for BMW at the Pebble Beach 2019 is the BMW Garmisch Concept. The elegant concept car was introduced first back in May, on the front lawns of Lake Como, and it's now joining the exciting Monterey Car Week. First stop for the Garmisch Concept?

Pebble Beach 2019: BMW Vision M Next makes its US Debut The star of the BMW lineup this year is without a doubt the all-new BMW Vision M Next. The futuristic concept car made its debut in June at #NextGen and it's now making a world tour. Even though not officially confirmed by BMW, the Vision M Next will indeed head for production in 2023.

MSO gets its paws on McLaren GT McLaren GT MSO show car for the Pebble Beach show features lots of bespoke tailoring. MSO gets its paws on McLaren GT - car news.

Millions in salary, incredible cars, and relaxing holidays… F1 ace Lewis Hamilton's life of leisure Admittedly, social media plays a massive role in how F1 fans and the broader public perceive the Mercedes ace but his desire to achieve greatest in the sport should be commended.SEE: F1 ace Lewis Hamilton earns more than R725 000 per Instagram post.

VW ID. Buggy Dune Buggy Sprints to Pebble Beach Monterey Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the ID. BUGGY concept will appear at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance during Monterey Car Week. Since its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the ID. BUGGY has created buzz about the future possibilities for this electric dune buggy.

Gooding's Monterey offerings narrowed down to Bob's favorites Here are some of the favorites spotted among the collector cars lined up for Gooding and Company's auction in Pebble Beach.

What if AMC had a Mustang-style vehicle before Ford? Oh, and while on the subject of The Henry Ford, its annual Old Car Festival for pre-1933 vehicles is scheduled September 7-8 in Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. Men's Journal rates Bowling Green, Kentucky, as the country's No.

Larry's likes at Mecum's Monterey auction The first in a three-day parade of around 600 vehicles started crossing the block Thursday morning at Mecum Auctions' annual Monterey sale taking place on the Del Monte Golf Course just behind the Hyatt Regency Monterey hotel.

The GM Heritage Center collection: By invitation only - Car News - Auto123 Auto123 visits a kinder egg of a private automotive museum. The GM Heritage Center features a fine collection of fantastic, unique and weird vehicles.

BMW i8 Successor May Be Dubbed i12, Sport 671 HP Hybrid Powertrain The production version of BMW's new sports car will, in all likelihood, be based largely on the recently unveiled concept.

How Three Italians Born In 1938 Changed Car Design Forever "I'm still surprised that Fioravanti was an engineer," says Welburn, former head of global design at General Motors. "In general, engineers just don't do creative, beautiful automobiles. And he did." Giugiaro apprenticed at Fiat, passed through Bertone and Ghia, and in 1968, founded his own design firm, Italdesign.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray full pricing revealed Chevrolet's mid-engine 2020 Corvette Stingray will start at $59,995, and that's with a $1,095 destination charge baked in. Chevy announced full pricing information on Thursday, making good on its pledge to offer the C8 generation of America's performance icon for less than $60,000.

New McLaren GT by MSO to debut at Pebble Beach McLaren claims this specially commissioned GT draws inspiration from British architecture, with a colour palette and design features lifted from the London cityscape.

Bentley Develops App for Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept Bentley might be a brand that is celebrating its centenary, but it has positioned itself for growth in the future with the new EXP 100 GT Concept. It has now made the concept car just the car for digital natives by developing a tailor made augmented-reality app.

New Opel Astra Shares Calibra’s Crown - Kings of Aerodynamics Most aerodynamic: new Astra hatchback and Sports Tourer lead their class Active full-face shutter: front grille opens and closes according to driving conditions Smooth airflow: aerodynamically optimized underbody for even lower drag IAA star: new Astra makes world premiere at Frankfurt international motor show:.

Redesigned 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Gets Fresh Exterior and Interior Styling In addition, the line-topping Sport Touring trim is now available with a 6-speed manual transmission for the first time. The 2020 Civic Hatchback goes on-sale tomorrow with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price starting at $21,650, joining the 2020 Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe which were refreshed last year.

New Opel Grandland X Hybrid4 with all-wheel drive at IAA - Charge and go In addition to the new Corsa-e, the next model in the Opel electric offensive is the Grandland X with state-of-the-art plug-in hybrid technology and all-wheel drive. The propulsion system of the Grandland X Hybrid4 includes a WLTP-certified 147kW 1.6-litre turbocharged direct-injection petrol engine.

WATCH: Mustang, Cooper, Corvette… Evolution of car dashboards through the years Dashboards are more than just a collection of information points and movement mechanisms, they are the aesthetic focal point for the actual driver of the car. So much of our focus when it comes to cars is on the external, we can often forget what your experience will be of driving the car.

Aston Martin will design a home just for your car collection The Galleries and Lairs service will design anything from a custom garage for a luxury vehicle or collection to a full-blown "luxury retreat." The photos look like something out of a James Bond villain's secret hideaway and it's equal parts mesmerizing and awesome.

Next-gen Kia Optima Headlight Leaked Today we have new exclusive picture of the next-gen Kia Optima / Kia K5, codenamed as JL3, where we can see the main headlight. What we know so far? You should remember when Albert Biermann have advanced the following information "For the next Optima GT, you can expect an interesting powertrain and suspension at the next level.

Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Edition Bids Farewell With Just 50 Units To Be Produced Legendary British auto marque Rolls-Royce has pulled the wraps off the super exclusive Ghost Zenith Edition. The new collector's edition of the Rolls-Royce Ghost is restricted to just 50 examples and marks 10 years of the current generation model before the all-new generation model arrives and is expected to make its debut next year.

Genesis G80 Spied Inside With a debut set for September, today we want to share with you a new set of undisguised pictures of the interior of Genesis G80 sedan. Inside you will find a new details that will be premiered on the Genesis Brand, like a Gear Selector that now is a circle and probably will emerge at the time of start.

New McLaren GT to debut at Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance McLaren Automotive, the creator of luxury high performance sportscars and supercars, will debut the new McLaren GT by MSO - featuring personalisation options available through McLaren Special Operations - on the Concept Car Lawn at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, August 18th.

Andy lists his favorites at RM Sotheby's Monterey auction Meeting those goals this year should not prove a problem, especially as the usual two-day event has been extended to three days with the addition of "A Night With Aston Martin," a single-marque sale that takes place Thursday evening.

World's first 'dream' car reborn and its story shared anew Wales, now into his early 80s, and Aranda showed the tribute version of the car again Wednesday at the seventh annual Carmel Mission Classic, one of the mainstays of Monterey Car Week, and they did not need to ask forgiveness for the car's display within the walls of the historic Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo.

Acura Debuts Type S Concept: See It Here The new design marks the return of Type S performance variants, as two such vehicles will debut in the next two years. The Type S Concept follows the reveal of the second-generation NSX. You can expect the vehicle to heavily influence the upcoming second-generation TLX Type S.

2020 Kia Mohave large SUV revealed for Korea Kia has released images of its new large SUV called the Mohave. This is the production version of the Mohave Masterpiece concept car which debuted earlier this year. It's clear to see the Mohave is pitched as a robust and prominent SUV, borrowing heavily from the Masterpiece's design.

20 Years of BMW Performance Center Driver Training and Experiences With the success of the original facility in the Upstate of South Carolina, the Performance Center has been able to expand operations and open the BMW Performance Center West, near Palm Springs, California.

Audi Q4 E-Tron To Offer Personalized Headlights And Taillights Unveiled as a concept earlier this year, the Q4 e-tron will reach the production line at the end of 2020 and, according to Audi design boss Marc Lichte, will be offered with personalized headlight and taillight signatures.

Acura debuts type S concept at monterey car week Continuing with its endeavor to fulfill its return to precision crafted performance, which began with the second generation NSX, the type S concept re-introduces the type S performance variants to the line after a decade of hiatus. all images by acura.

The 10 Coolest Cars From The 1970s The French build interesting cars. Now, interesting can be good or bad, and in the case of the French, sometimes both at the same time. But the Citroën SM is the good kind of interesting. Very good.

M-Sport look to the future following 40 years in business Gathering to celebrate 40 Years in Business for M-Sport Managing Director Malcolm Wilson OBE, staff at the Cockermouth-based motorsport company are also looking to the future with work on a state-of-the-art Evaluation Centre at the Dovenby Hall Estate now entering its final phase.

Acura Presents Type S Concept Ahead of Monterey Debut Acura revives the Type S name with a concept that previews the next second-gen TLX. The prototype will be at Monterey Car Week this week. Auto123 has more.

Great Lakes a new cruise destination Jim Winnerman, Special to MediaNews Group. Learning that small passenger ships were again sailing the Great Lakes from Toronto to Chicago was, for me, akin to discovering a new American coastline had been found.

Grown Up Type R? Acura "Type S" Concept We don't know a whole lot about what's underneath, but the signs are promising.

Bentley Virtually Shows Off EXP 100 GT in Your Home The 100 AR experience is an augmented reality app that lets you explore the EXP 100 GT concept that's showcasing 100 years of the brand and embodies the automaker's view of the future of Grand Touring. Using the app, you can project a virtual version of the car.

Rolls-Royce Says Goodbye to the Ghost With a New Limited-Edition Zenith Collection Rolls-Royce will send off the Ghost with the Zenith Collection, which will be limited to a production run of 50 cars.

2020 Ford Ranger FX2 arrives, Acura Type S Concept is coming, Porsche Cayenne with a plug: What's New @ The Car Connection 2020 Ford Ranger FX2 is the baja pickup ready for cities. The off-road package for rear-drive pickups adds chunky tires, a rear locking differential, and an off-road suspension. Congress plans to try again on self-driving car legislation.

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector's edition revealed Rolls-Royce has revealed a new run-out, special edition Ghost which the firm describes as the "apex" of its smaller limousine, which will be limited strictly to 50 examples.

Acura Type S Concept Is A Sign Of Things To Come Should you want to see the Type S Concept in the flesh, then you'll want to head on down to the Monterey Car Week, as it will be displayed over there from August 15. You can also take a closer look at it in the following walkaround video, posted by KelleyBlueBlook, which highlights some of its most eye-catching elements.

Rolls-Royce sends out current Ghost with Zenith Collection Rolls-Royce will build 50 examples of the Ghost Zenith Collection to mark the 10-year run of the current Ghost.

Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Collection Celebrates 10th Anniversary It is hard to believe that the production of the Rolls-Royce Ghost began a decade ago. It was inspired by their 200EX concept car, and it has been a great success for the brand. To commemorate this achievement, the Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Collection celebrates the 10th anniversary.

Behind The Wheel: The Bentley Continental GT What the Crewe-based team dreamt up is arguably the most luxurious car on sale today, with the looks to match. It's a W12-powered 5-star hotel on wheels that'll charm you if not with its outright pace, then with its elegance - both on the road and in your driveway.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Limited Edition pairs classic colour palette with cutting edge design Blending the sensational lines of the LC with a classic colour palette, this new limited-production LC aims to evoke a more refined, mature coupe without giving up any of the modern performance, technology and style that makes it so desirable.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Gets Inspiration Series Limited Edition - Digital Trends The 2020 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series goes on sale this fall. Production will be limited to just 100 units, but considering that Lexus also did an Inspiration Series for the 2019 model year, it's possible that you'll be able to try again next year if you miss out.

Kia Reveals Mohave Facelift On August 14, Kia Motors finally unveiled the exterior of its flagship large-scale SUV 'MOHAVE' that will set a new standard for large-scale SUVs in the domestic automotive market. Kia Motors' flagship large SUV Mohave "the Master" comes with a new name and new design.

Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Collection Will Be Limited To Just 50 Units The special edition was partly inspired by the 200EX Concept and also celebrates the Ghost's 10th anniversary.

Bentley Motors Celebrates Centenary at Monterey Car Week As part of its centenary celebrations, Bentley today announces the events and special introductions the British marque will host during Monterey Car Week, 15th-18th August. To mark the occasion, two models will debut: the all-new Flying Spur luxury four-door Grand Tourer, and the EXP 100 GT: a vision of luxury mobility in 2035.

Wedged Wonders: 10 Stunning Italian Concept Cars from 1968-1979 Photographer and visual historian James Ball, who goes by the moniker Docubyte, just unleashed a special photography series documenting the automotive artistry.

Review - ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G531G The ASUS ROG Strix SCAR series laptop has been around for the third consecutive year. This time, through the collaboration with BMW Designworks on the ROG Face Off, the team has managed to make the concept laptop into an actual product where gamers could purchase and game on it.

McLaren GT By MSO Makes Brand's Most Luxurious Model Even More Opulent McLaren Automotive to showcase new McLaren GT by MSO at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 14 Aug 2019.

Rolls-Royce Presents The Ultimate Collectable Ghost, The Bespoke, Crafted And Theatrical Zenith Collection The Spirit of Ecstasy and clock are engraved with the Ghost Zenith Collection logo. The Ghost has been a critical car for the marque since it was introduced into the modern era in 2009. The 200EX study car, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show a year earlier, introduced a concept that was driver-focused.

Chevrolet Corvette C3 History: It Saw the End of an Era and Braved a New One The C3 Corvette saw the end of the muscle car era, and braved the 70’s emissions regulations while still being a strong performance sports car.

Acura's Type S Concept Debuts at Monterey Car Week While Acura's new Type S debut is only a concept, the company affirmed that it would form the basis of the upcoming Type S revival models: "Representing a fundamental step towards fulfilling Acura's return to Precision Crafted Performance, which started with the debut of the second-generation NSX, the Type S Concept sets the stage for...

T-Cross 'Polo SUV', ID.R electric racer - awesome new Volkswagens to debut at SA Festival of Motoring Volkswagen South Africa will be at the 2019 Festival of Motoring at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit debuting new models locally. Festival goers can meet the all-new and anticipated T-Cross, Volkswagen's new SUV, which will be on display for the first time in South Africa.

The new McLaren GT by MSO at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance The McLaren GT reimagines the spirit of traditional Grand Touring, offering the engaging drive McLaren is known for, as well as the space, comfort and usability expected of a GT. The McLaren GT on display on the Concept Car Lawn at the world-renowned event in California showcases the personalisation options available from MSO for the new GT.

Rolls-royce ghost zenith collection limited to only 50 editions Torsten müller-ötvös, chief executive officer, rolls-royce motor cars, commented, 'the ghost zenith collection presents an entirely forward-looking study of the unique characteristics that have seen ghost ascend to the status of the most progressive super-luxury saloon ever conceived.

The new T-Roc Cabriolet “Accept no roof!” The open-top version expands the range of the popular crossover model, adding yet more lifestyle to the booming SUV market. The new T-Roc Cabriolet sees its official presentation at the Frankfurt Motor Show from 12 to 22 September. The launch will take place in spring 2020.

Acura Type S Concept debuts, previews TLX Type S As teased, Acura has revealed the Type S Concept at Monterey Car Week. The showcar made its world premiere at a private reception and will publicly debut on August 16 at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering, before being showcased at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Concept Lawn on Sunday.

BMW Concepts and Production Models On the occasion of the Monterey Car Week and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, BMW unveiled two concept vehicles and several new production models. Last year BMW made a promise of new models by presenting the Concept M8 Gran Coupe and this year BMW delivered on the promise by unveiling the production M8 Coupe and M8 Convertible.

Acura Type S Concept is the soul reboot we've been waiting for Acura has always punched above its weight when it embraces its own unique Japanese heritage and runs with it, and so consider us already charmed by the Acura Type S Concept car it has pulled the wraps off today.

2020 Acura TLX Type S previewed with striking concept car Honda's US brand, Acura, has unveiled a rather striking four-door coupe concept called the Type S Concept. It will be shown to the public for the first time during Monterey Car Week. The Type S Concept is a vision for a future four-door coupe, which is a body style Honda doesn't currently cater for.

Will there be another generation of classic car collectors? Whether classic or concept, kids these days are still fascinated with four wheels just as teenagers in the 1950s were fixated on making their hot rod the coolest on the block.

Acura Type S Concept to Debut in Monterey Following its world premiere at a private Acura reception Thursday, August 15, the Acura Type S Concept will publicly debut on Friday, August 16 at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering. It will then be showcased at the historic Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Concept Lawn on Sunday, August 18.

There Is Only One Electric Camaro Drag Racer, and It’s Headed to Auction Folks, the eCOPO has reared its head in the most unexpected of places; it's headed to auction this Friday during Monterey Car Week courtesy of Russo and Steele. This is big news for two reasons: the eCOPO is the only official electric Camaro out there, and concept cars are not normally offered to the public, especially so close to their debut.

VW electric dune buggy at Oceano Dunes We spotted the VW "ID Buggy" rolling along the sand dunes of Oceano State Park on Monday. A truck and trailer hauled it onto the beach, heads turned as she rolled off. Several people took pictures of the newest member of Volkswagen's zero-emission vehicle lineup.

Acura Type S Concept Is A Sensuous Preview Of The Upcoming TLX Type S Acura says two Type S models are coming in the near future.

Acura's Type S Concept Is an Exciting Preview of Future Performance Models While the strong-selling MDX and RDX crossovers are largely supporting the luxury brand, Acura would really like to gain some enthusiast credibility and make good on the brand's performance claims. Hence the return of the Type S performance badge, applied here on the Acura Type S sports-sedan concept.

Acura Type S Concept Debuts As Sporty Vision Of Four-Door Future The Acura Type S Concept is the brand's preview of how a sporty take on the next-gen TLX might look, and the company gives the four-door a big debut during Monterey Car Week. This is one step in the automaker's plan to reintroduce the Type S performance sub-brand to the lineup.

Acura Type S Concept portends the return of performance to the division A lot of Acura concept cars look cool - consider the NSX Concept of 2012 that turned into a pretty nice production NSX, or the Acura Precision Concept, the svelte B-pillarless sedan that wowed Detroit in 2016. Lately, Acura concepts have been looking good.

One-off Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro headed to auction block It is connected to a conventional racing-prepared "Turbo 400" automatic transmission that channels the motor's torque to the same solid rear axle used in the production COPO Camaro race cars.

Frankfurt motor show preview: the top new cars Volkswagen's all-electric hatchback, Hyundai's third-generation city car and an all-new Land Rover Defender. These are the star cars headed to the Frankfurt motor show in September…

A manual-transmission Supra is coming, but not from Toyota European Auto Group, the same Texas-based firm that's building the world's first manual Ferrari 458, says it's working on a manual swap for the new Supra. Development work for the transmission swap is apparently progressing smoothly as EAG owner Art Bartosik told CarBuzz that the company is nearly finished with its first row-it-yourself Supra.

Domino's Expands Its Ebike Pizza Delivery Program - Digital Trends Your Domino's pizza could now be delivered to you via ebike, according to an announcement from the pizza company on Tuesday, August 13. Through a partnership with Rad Power Bikes, Domino's is hoping to solve the problems of traffic congestion and the difficulty of finding parking for those delivering pizza in a car.

Tesla: Enjoy The Valuation Premium While It Lasts Because It's Going Away Tesla is currently the premier global manufacturer of all-electric vehicles. However, increased competition from the likes of Audi, BMW and Daimler is coming. Tesla is unlikely to maintain its premium valuation in the future.

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New Hyundai IONIQ maintains five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating The New Hyundai IONIQ has officially maintained its maximum rating of five stars from the independent Euro NCAP for crash safety. The IONIQ Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric versions of the New IONIQ all keep this maximum score.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 1.3 diesel discontinued For now, the Ertiga will be available with a 1.5-litre petrol engine that is good for 105hp and 138Nm of torque that's comes coupled to either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed torque-convertor automatic. The petrol engine also comes with Maruti's SHVS technology - a hybrid system that claims to aid fuel efficiency.

Kia Motors America Launches Redesigned KIA.COM Kia Motors America introduced a completely redesigned customer web site,, which has been updated to provide consumers with a new and easier way to navigate their online experience.

Bentley EXP 100 GT gets its own AR App The Bentley EXP 100 GT was made official recently and now Bentley has announced the launch of a new AR app for the car. The app is called Bentley 100 AR and it will be available on Apple devices and will give you an AR view of the new Bentley EXP 100 GT car.

You Can Now Experience Bentley's New EXP 100 GT Concept Car Via Augmented Reality The app is currently only available for Apple devices only, and it "projects" a rendered image of the car onto a flat surface that the user can then walk around and view from any angle. When the app is used at a Bentley dealer, it projects a full-size virtual model of the car, complete with commentary from the design team.

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Frankfurt motor show 2019: all the star cars to watch out for Volkswagen's all-electric hatchback, Hyundai's third-generation city car and an all-new Land Rover Defender. These are the star cars headed to the Frankfurt motor show in September.

Audi R8 Electric Car From Rimac With 950 HP Is A PB 18 e-Tron Concept According to a recent report by CarMagazine, the Audi R8 electric car is in the works in collaboration with Rimac, the electric car manufacturer from Croatia. The Audi R8 Electric will be called RS e-Tron and it will supposedly have 950 HP power. Currently, the fastest electric car in the world is made by Rimac and it is called C Two supercar.

Bentley EXP 100 GT concept gets its own augmented-reality app The EXP 100 GT is a sight to behold, in pixels or metal. A massive coupe that dwarfs the current Bentley Continental GT, it's powered by four electric motors that produce a combined 1,106 pound-feet of torque. Bentley claims the EXP 100 GT can do zero to 60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds, and reach a top speed of 186 mph.

2020 Smart EQ Forfour spy shots While Smart may have just exited the U.S., in other markets an updated lineup will soon be introduced.

Chipex unveils concept cars from yesteryear Concept cars are some of the most important debuts at auto shows because their shape or technology gives you a sneak peek into what you can expect from car companies in the future; but what happens to the beautiful creations when they don't make it to the showroom?

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Bentley AR app let's you explore the EXP 100 GT CREWE: Bentley Motors launched Bentley 100 AR, an augmented reality experience that allows users the opportunity to explore the Bentley EXP 100 GT at their fingertips.

700 HP Chevrolet Camaro eCOPO Electric Concept Is Up For Grabs That's certainly not the case with the Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept which was unveiled only last year and will be auctioned off by Russo and Steele in Monterey, California on August 16th.

Karma Automotive's SC1 Vision Is Coming To Pebble Beach In All Its Technological Glory While its official debut came a few months ago at Auto Shanghai 2019, the Karma Automotive SC1 Vision hasn't made its way stateside-at least, not yet. If you're headed to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, you'll find this bad boy at on the Concept Lawn.

Volvo reveal concept car that'll drive you home from pub - or let you wake up on holiday Fancy a morning commute in car where you flick through the papers and enjoy a croissant? Then the 360c may be the car of the future for you…

Goodwood Festival of Speed becomes a major event in the automotive calender With more than 20 new vehicle launches, Goodwood is now on par with global automotive showcases such as the Geneva International Motor Show.

Aaron Needs A Job exclusive: Aaron rides NASA's MRV, the coolest drifting car of the future The future is so bright, Aaron Needs A Job Aaron Kaufman needs his shades for the new MRV from NASA, a car so crafty that it drifts and goes sideways.

Pagani Zonda Aether joins RM Sotheby's Abu Dhabi auction An excellent match for collecting tastes in the region, RM Sotheby's will present the awe-inspiring 2017 Pagani Zonda Aether at the Abu Dhabi sale.

Nio looks to shed other businesses to keep building cars The Chinese automaker Nio is parting with some of its businesses in order to stay solvent, amid sluggish sales.

Hyundai NEXO First FCEV to Earn Top Safety Pick+ Award from IIHS The 2019 Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel cell electric SUV has earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for vehicles built after June 2019. The NEXO, which is only available in California, is the first such hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that IIHS has tested.

Audi rumoured to be planning electric R8 Audi is reportedly planning a fully electric successor for its R8 sports car and intends to cooperate with Rimac to make this happen. According to a British media report, a name, a plant and a planned start date have already been decided upon.

McLaren Automotive officially opens Adelaide showroom The new retailer site, which was officially opened today, is operated by McLaren Automotive partner, Zagame Automotive. The design of the new full service McLaren facility allows owners and fans to immerse themselves into the fascinating world of the iconic automotive and motorsport brand.

Chevrolet Corvette C1 History: How Much Do You Know About the C1? How much do you really know about the Chevrolet Corvette C1? Get the full Corvette history right here.

Oakland skateboard designer finds vehicles for creativity In his live/work space, Darren Powell custom-builds skateboards resembling classic cars, futuristic vehicles and even airplanes.

This Week in EV News: EV Cost Parity, Rimac Helps with Audi e-tron GTR, Fisker Truck, and More! This week in EV news we look at VW's optomistic view towards EV cost parity, Ford taking vying for Tesla's "disruptor" title, along with Audi.

A Conversation with Multimatic President Raj Nair The company, an offshoot from the Magna conglomerate, is now wholly owned by Peter Czapka, who pretty much grew up with the company; his father Anton was one of Magna legend Frank Stronach's early partners. Last year, Multimatic named Raj Nair as president and COO.

Retro electric Peugeot e-Legend could redefine motoring as we know it THE future is a bonkers and ever more uncertain place. But forget that for a few minutes and take in Peugeot's optimistic vision of what we really want to end up driving. Tesla has shot a roadster into space and Lotus is preparing to launch a supersonic hypercar.

Cadillac XT6 an athletic, upsized version of the XT5 The Cadillac XT6 is here. Built on a stretched version of the compact unibody chassis that undergirds the two-row XT5, the XT6 feels as you'd expect it would: like an athletic, upsized version of the popular XT5.

UAE car review: The Nissan Altima in its sixth generation - News - THIS IS THE model's sixth generation. Can you believe it? Actually we can. Like a good sitcom or series - we're looking at you Orange Is The New Black - if it ain't broke, why not continue producing?

Porsche Taycan gets its big screen debut in Playmobil: The Movie The Taycan won't be revealed in full for another month, but that hasn't stopped Porsche trying to make its first pure-electric car a movie star.

Aston Martin DB6 EV concept review AM wants to take the engine out of its classic cars, remove the soundtrack and charge you more than $350K for the privilege. Read on…

The wellness movement has infiltrated car design There are the extra-large windows and sunroof to "let nature in," doors and handles that feel good to the touch, a calming monochromatic color scheme, and obsessively designed seating. Ford worked with Herman Miller, maker of coveted office chairs and mid-century wares, to improve the ergonomics of the driver and passenger seats.

Wedged wonders celebrates italy's era-defining concept cars from the late 1960s The italian, avant-garde vehicle styling houses. The… Uber is facing questions from analysts after posting a record $5.2 billion quarterly loss.

DAIMLER AG on Focus After Report of Less Shorts The stock of DAIMLER AG registered a decrease of 0.6% in short interest. DDAIF's total short interest was 6.67M shares in August as published by FINRA. Its down 0.6% from 6.71M shares, reported previously. With 82,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 81 days to cover their DDAIF's short positions.

AVD Oldtimer GP FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship Qualifying classification August 2019 / Nürburgring, 4638 m R1 - FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship: 1 44 Lauda Tyrrell 012 11 1:59.631 139.569 kph Stretton Martin, GB 14:21:36 2 26 Head Ligier JS11/15 10 2:00.062 139.068 kph Ferreraza Matteo, IT 00.431 +00.431 14:19:32 3 99 Head Tyrrell 011 7 2:03.698 134.980 kph Constable Jamie, GB 04.067 +03.636 14:22:02 4...

BMW Expands 530e Sedan Inductive Charging Pilot Program to U.S. Active Protection - automatic front seat-belt tensioning, automatic closing of windows and moonroof, fatigue and focus alert, post-crash braking.

Porsche Taycan Prototype Did 26 Back-to-Back Acceleration Tests - Digital Trends The average time was just under 10 seconds, with a difference of just 0.8 second between the quickest run and the slowest run, according to Porsche. That consistency was largely down to the Taycan's battery-cooling system, according to Porsche.

Sleek self-driving pods aren't here, but autonomous cars have already come a long way When it comes to self-driving cars, the future is here. It just looks a lot like the past - with a little added bulk. Where are the hovering wheels, hot tubs in the trunk, and backseat napping pods? Back in 2009, carmakers at the Los Angeles Auto Show were asked what they thought autonomous cars would look like in 2030.

Wedged wonders by docubyte celebrates italy's era-defining concept cars Photographer, retoucher and visual historian, docubyte - the pseudonym of james ball - celebrates the futuristic italian wedge concept car in a masterfully colorful, digital restoration series titled 'wedged wonders'.

Karma Automotive Unveils Luxury Electric Car with 5G, Biometric Features The electric carmaker Karma Automotive has revealed that its new SC1 Vision Concept car will be making its North American debut at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, August 18th. The SC1 will be displayed on the Concept Lawn during the event.

Kia Seltos Review: First Drive We are in Vagator, Goa on this alluring breezy day filled with torrential rain, and we are driving the Kia Seltos. It's quite amazing how the SP2 concept has evolved into.

E-scooters: "Quicker than walking" If, in theory, you wanted to travel Europe on an electrically powered scooter, you'd have to keep adapting to the different legal regulations in each country:: - In Italy, e-scooters are allowed to drive at 6 km/h in pedestrian zones and 20 km/h on the carriageway, but they are prohibited from travelling at night and in heavy rain.

STYLE SET FREE - Hyundai Motor's vision for future mobility Once a simple means of transport to allow people to get from one place to another, the concept of the car is rapidly changing as the boundaries between our lives and automobiles intertwine. Under the banner STYLE SET FREE, Hyundai Motor illustrates its innovative vision of how cars of the future will become individualised living spaces.

Check Out These Weird Concept Cars That Will Leave You Shocked We have put together a list of some of the weirdest and interesting concept cars for you. The list is not exhaustive and not in any particular order. Check it out! The Peugeot Moovie is among the weirdest concept cars that you will ever lay your eyes at.

2019 IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge - Road America 120 A lightning storm delayed, then shortened the Road America 120, followed by intermittent rain and wild track conditions, but nothing could stop young guns and Mason Filippi and Harry Gottsacker from a perfect race, which resulted in their first IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge victory.

Mini ten millionth vehicle rolled off the production line in Oxford. MINI Fans all over the world have a variety of opportunities to look back on the 60 years of history enjoyed by the British brand over these weeks and months. Now there is another reason to celebrate.

Freebies: 3D Sci-Fi Models & Elements for Cinema 4D The Pixel Lab always shares great free models and today we're doing a round-up of models with sci-fi appeal. As always, the model is free for commercial and personal use, but of course, you can't resell them! To get the free models, go to the Pixel Lab and sign up for their newsletter.

Cascade Engineering CEO: How Engagement Matters to Company Culture These achievements were possible due to a highly engaged workforce, says Keller. EHS Today talked with Keller to find out how this all started and why it's so important to her company's success. EHS Today: How did your company's culture develop? Christina Keller: The company was founded over 40 years ago by my father, Fred Keller.

Mercedes-Benz preparing new EQ concept for Frankfurt Mercedes-Benz will use this year's Frankfurt motor show to reveal another EQ concept car, suggesting a new pure-electric car wearing the three-pointed star is in the works.

Audi could team up with Rimac for all-electric Audi RS e-tron hypercar According to this new report from Car Magazine, Audi has approached Rimac to help develop an EV R8 successor called the Audi RS e-tron. For those that don't know, Rimac is a Croatian maker of electric hypercars, most famously the Concept One that was featured on The Grand Tour and blew the hosts away.

Karma Automotive SC1 Vision Concept Set For Debut At Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Southern California-based luxury electric automaker and high-tech incubator Karma Automotive today announced the North American debut of its SC1 Vision Concept car will occur at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Rumor: BMW Vision M Next Concept to Eventually Spawn Fully Electric M Supercar The Vision M Next Concept we've seen from BMW earlier this year will head to production in 2023. We've reported already that the concept will become a proper BMW i8 successor in spirit, keeping the hybrid plug-in configuration alive.

Is an All-New Toyota Land Cruiser About to Be Revealed? But the current model known as the 200 Series that's been around since 2007 may finally be about to shuffle off this mortal coil - and its replacement could be revealed as soon as this fall, according to a new report.

Next-gen Hyundai Elantra Spied in South Korea Today we have received a new set of spy pictures directly from South Korea where the next-gen Hyundai's compact sedan test mule was spotted in the wild. Looking at the pictures, this Hyundai sedan is smaller than the Sonata, and according to our sources we could be in front of the next generation of the Elantra.

Mysterious Hyundai SUV Spied on Asan Plant Well, so today we have just received this spy pictures from South Korea where a mysterious Hyundai SUV test mule were spotted inside of a Hyundai Asan Plant. Looking at the pictures, this mysterious SUV showed a high level of camouflage, but looking at the size, we could be in front of next-gen Tucson.

Total Strengthens Its Presence in the Industrial Lubricants Market Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the acquisition from Houghton International of its aluminum hot rolling oil, steel cold rolling oil and tinplate rolling oil activities in the North American and European Economic Area markets.

BMW Takes Off "An important part of the briefing from BMW was 'Visionary products like this deserve visionary presentations,'" says Colja Dams, CEO of Vok Dams Events.

Bentley and Their 35-Year Plan – The EXP 100 GT a Glimpse Into Ben’s Future Not just a full-electric hybrid but also a self-driving concept car. This appealing four-wheeler is the product of spoils. Spoils for yourself on your special day… What more could you ask for? It would be extremely difficult to get yourself a gift you not happy with.

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