Category Archives: CARS

All things that rolls on four wheels (sometimes three), gas or electric powered.

a car made of BamBoo? Rinspeed BamBoo Concept

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Rinspeed isn’t new to making wild concepts, judging from what they have envisioned with SQuda and iChange. hence this no-frills BamBoo came as a surprise. though named BamBoo, you can be assured that the concept isn’t built entirely of BamBoo, and bamboo fibers are restricted to the interior components. Continue reading a car made of BamBoo? Rinspeed BamBoo Concept

a peek into the future of automobile: Jaguar C-X75 hybrid concept

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(image credit: Jaguar) Jaguar C-X75 hybrid concept | US$tbc(concept) | www.jaguar.com

celebrating its 75th anniversary, Jaguar introduces the world of its next generation hybrid concept. beyond its alluring exterior, this concept is packed with technologies of tomorrow. it is not just a concept but an idea that will certainly have the rest in the automotive industry pursuing in near future. Continue reading a peek into the future of automobile: Jaguar C-X75 hybrid concept

Peugeot EX1 Electric Concept has electrifying horsepower

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(image credit: Peugeot) Peugeot EX1 Electric Concept | US$tbc(concept) | www.peugeot.com

Peugeot celebrated its 200th anniversary in China last month, and what could be more appropriate than to commemorate this bicentenary event with a concept electric automobile? introducing the Peugeot EX1 Electric Concept. although the model name ‘EX1’ doesn’t sound like anything fancy, however the car itself speaks otherwise. Continue reading Peugeot EX1 Electric Concept has electrifying horsepower

car built for little people: VW Brazil Mini-Gol

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even the word compact sounded too big for this car featured here. i doubt the word ‘sub-compact’ is even suitable. Volkswagen Brazil has built a mini-Gol, a super-subcompact car based on the budget priced compact car Gol which has been sold in Brazil since 1980. the mini-Gol was built with little people in mind. by little people, we mean people who are 1.53m and below. Continue reading car built for little people: VW Brazil Mini-Gol

2012 Nissan GT-R debut at Los Angeles Auto Show (photos)

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(photo credit: nissan.com) 2012 Nissan GT-R | from US$89,950 | www.nissan.com

after four years into the North America market, the Nissan GT-R has a new look. the new Nissan GT-R will have new colors, new wheel design and beefed up in horsepower department. along with the 2012 Nissan GT-R, a premium model, dubbed the “Black Edition”, will be introduced. Continue reading 2012 Nissan GT-R debut at Los Angeles Auto Show (photos)

AMG to cooperate with Ducati: Mercedes-Benz CLS AMG and Ducati

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the cooperation agreement was signed this week between AMG and Ducati. you might thought its a development cooperation but it is fact, a marketing cooperation. both establishment will develop common marketing activities with this agreement. Continue reading AMG to cooperate with Ducati: Mercedes-Benz CLS AMG and Ducati

Lotus Exige based British Electric Supercar (photos)

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Ecotricity Nemesis Electric Supercar | under £1million | www.ecotricity.co.uk

i am not a pro-electric person but this one-off sports car from Ecotricity is looking real good. the Ecotricity’s Nemesis was based on the Lotus Exige body. with a brief by Dale Vince, founder and MD of British green power company, Ecotricity, a team comprising of engineers behind the name icons such as the McLaren and DeLorean, set to work. Continue reading Lotus Exige based British Electric Supercar (photos)

car genetic splicing: 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

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(photo credit: nissan.com) 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet | US$tbc | www.nissan.com

when Sports Utility Vehicle or SUV was first introduced in 1983, it started a new car segment and ever since, no new segment has been coined (saves for the Porsche Panamera)… until now. Nissan will debut it’s Murano CrossCabriolet in the Los Angeles Auto Show on the November 17th, 2010. Continue reading car genetic splicing: 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

“smart” looking car: the Wheego Whip LiFe electric car

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(photo credit: wheego.net) Wheego Whip LiFe electric car | from US$32,995 | wheego.net

the 2011 LiFe from Wheego is a what you see here is the 2011 LiFe from Wheego, a fully electric car which looks suspiciously like the Smart Fortwo. this two seater has a range of 100 miles per charge and it takes just 5 hours to charge to full from 50% on a 220V/240V outlet. Continue reading “smart” looking car: the Wheego Whip LiFe electric car

holy molly! its a road-worthy classic 60′s replica batmobile!

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(photo credit: buybatparts.com) Replica Batmobile | US$150,000 | buybatparts.com

your eyes isn’t playing tricks on you and you heard it right, its a real road-worthy replica 60’s Batmobile. following up to the recent featured article on Bob Dullam’s home-built Batmobile Tumbler – which money can’t buy, we present something that’s not beyond bat-fans’ reach – that’s if you have US$150K to spare. Continue reading holy molly! its a road-worthy classic 60′s replica batmobile!