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In Future, Toyota Wants You To Form A Relationship With Your Car

You know how some wives are resentful of their husbands’ devotion to cars? Well, it looks like it is going to get worst in future, well, that’s if Toyota has its way. The Japanese automaker’s CALTY Design Research in Newport Beach, California has unveiled a concept ride, known as Concept-i, that’s designed to be emotive. Bestowed with advanced artificial intelligence, this man’s future mistress will learn with the driver “to build a relationship that is meaningful and human.” See? I told you husband and wife relationship is going to get worst, didn’t I? Continue reading In Future, Toyota Wants You To Form A Relationship With Your Car

Lexus LED-Covered LIT IS Luxury Sedan Is More Like A Moving Disco/Billboard

As far as car color goes, you are pretty much stuck to one option which, sometimes, you immediately regret the moment you drive out of the dealership. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could change it as and when you fancy? For now, your best bet of car with different color every time is with iridescent paint that appears in different shades when viewed from different angles. However, that could change in far future – thanks to Lexus. The Japanese luxury car maker has just planted a new notion with regards to changing color with this one-off IS which is covered in LEDs. Continue reading Lexus LED-Covered LIT IS Luxury Sedan Is More Like A Moving Disco/Billboard

Subaru Goes Big With New VIZIV-7 SUV Concept For North America Markets

Subaru may not make a huge ding in the auto industry, but that does not mean the automaker isn’t trying to make an impact in the automobile market. While its performance cars today did not shine as brightly as the GC-era Rexes, it is making headway in other more ‘practical’ aspects, such as addressing real consumers need for practicality like safety, economy and space, one car at a time and the one car today is the Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept, which debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. We wouldn’t say the Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept is a stunning beauty; it looks okay but the size there though, is pretty mind-blowing. Continue reading Subaru Goes Big With New VIZIV-7 SUV Concept For North America Markets

Image: Seven Vehicles To Survive The End Of The World

The talk about end of the world is behind us, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen and if it does happen, you will need more than a nuclear fallout bunker to survive. You will need a set of wheels because, like the homo sapiens who walked the Earth 200,000 years ago, you need to forage for food and water in order to continue living, and this means stepping out of your derelict but cosy hideout into the hostile environment where there’s no telling who’s friend, who’s foe. However, we are not talking about just any set of wheels; certainly not a Mini Cooper or Continue reading Image: Seven Vehicles To Survive The End Of The World

Citroën’s Futuristic Concept Revealed Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

We have a love and hate relationship with concept cars. Love because they are usually exciting and hate because the mostly radical looking concept usually don’t make it to production. It always begs the question: why can’t they make what they have shown? I guess we will never know, but we surely hope that the Citroën CXperience Concept Hybrid Station Wagon cos’ at least, while being bold, it does look like it could be reality. How do we know? Lets just say it was a gut feel. The concept is due for its world premier at the Paris Motor Show, but the French automaker is probably too excited to keep it under wrap for that long and so, it has decided to show it off Continue reading Citroën’s Futuristic Concept Revealed Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6: Daimler’s Bold Look At The Future Of Luxury Car

At nearly 20 feet long, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is a behemoth amongst the coupes known to man and it is certainly Daimler’s bold, if not the boldest, vision of the future of luxury car which will be driven by a 550 kW (750 HP) electric drive, offering a range of no less than 500 kilometers (310 miles). Not a lot of technical details were disclosed at this point, but I guess Daimler don’t really have to, because the look has already won us many times over. The thing about Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is, it may be bold like most concepts, but it has a design that’s totally plausible, though we can’t speak for the visionary specs laid out in the official press text. Continue reading Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6: Daimler’s Bold Look At The Future Of Luxury Car

BMW Pays Tribute To The Iconic BMW 2002 Turbo With BMW 2002 Hommage

If you are a true blue BMW fan, you know 2002 Turbo, the must revered and iconic BMW car. Born in the early 70s, it was the first production BMW to received a turbocharged engine and during then, it was a rare breed as not many cars had force induction during that era and therefore, it got quite an attention. Unfortunately, its existence was short-lived when the oil crisis came around but it had a fulfilling life then. Fast forward to day, after more than forty years and fifty since the design first came about, the BMW 2002 Turbo lives again, albeit one that you can’t buy just yet. Continue reading BMW Pays Tribute To The Iconic BMW 2002 Turbo With BMW 2002 Hommage

In The Next 100 Years, MINI Will Be A Semi-Autonomous Shared Car

You have seen BMW Vision Next 100 and more recently, Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100. Now meet the MINI Vision Next 100 – the last of the three BMW Group’s marque (excluding Motorrad). If you don’t already know, MINI Vision Next 100, like the other two Vision Next 100 Concepts, is a look into what lies ahead for the marque in terms of design and technology. In the case of MINI Vision Next 100, it leans toward car-sharing which the automaker describes as “every MINI is my MINI.” But it won’t be the car-sharing as you have known. MINI users of the future will be able to access and tailor the ride to their own personal likings, wherever and whenever they desire. Continue reading In The Next 100 Years, MINI Will Be A Semi-Autonomous Shared Car

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100: A Vision Perfect That Won’t be Coming Soon

When it comes to concept, British luxury car maker Rolls-Royce hardly dished out anything too otherworldly, but that changes when the marque design team were tasked to conceptualize a ride for the future. The concept, dubbed Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100, clearly indicates Rolls-Royce vision for the next 100 years, which essentially means a zero-emission, autonomous luxury ride with an extraordinary ‘loud’ aesthetic – a look that is both very Rolls-Royce-ish and future-forward looking, or as Rolls-Royce puts it, “a no-compromise, fully autonomous, coachbuilt, personalised vision to those customers who wish for an emotional attachment to their car.” Continue reading Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100: A Vision Perfect That Won’t be Coming Soon

Seriously Toyota, This GT86 Shooting Brake Concept Should Be Made

Some critics were wowed by the Toyota and Subaru collaborative car, GT86 aka BRZ, when it first launched in 2012 but from what we gathered, it is not a car serious import petrolheads have in mind, but that’s probably because social media users are a different lot of petrolheads. Nevertheless, it doesn’t stop Toyota from whipping out a concept that turns the already pretty alluring car into one that actually wows and that wow comes from the fact that it is a shooting brake. Yes. A shooting brake. Can you imagine that, a GT86 hatch? Toyota pulled the wrap off of the Toyota GT86 Shooting Brake Concept earlier this month and interestingly, it was said that this car’s design originated in Toyota Australia, but it was hand built in Japan. Continue reading Seriously Toyota, This GT86 Shooting Brake Concept Should Be Made