instead of using flashy, out-of-this-world concept to showcase its latest hybrid technology, Toyota has opted for the more down-to-earth Yaris. the Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept may look like a docile compact hatch kitted with aggressive aero parts, but what lurks beneath are power and innovation that will blow your mind.
when we first read about the G63 AMG 6X6, we thought things couldn’t get any crazier than that, but we couldn’t be more wrong cos’ in fact, things did actually got a whole lot insane with this BRABUS edition – the BRABUS B63S 700 6X6. the German aftermarket tuning company gave this already monstrous six-
here’s another concept that surfaced at the Frankfurt Motor Show that looks pretty “real”. the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupe is nothing out of this world in terms of both form – inside and out – and the drivetrain. powered by a 4.7-liter V8 Biturbo unit, it has 455 horsepower (335 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque on the tab. the only thing that it doesn’t have to offer that hints that this in fact is a concept is
judging from the number of crossover concepts we have seen recently, we have reasons to believe the future of automobile looks to be heading off the road. KIA Motors Europe’s 2013 KIA Niro Concept, unwrapped at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, is just one such example and we must say it was really quite a head turner too. designed for the European market, the Niro Concept is a product of KIA’s Frankfurt design studio, designed under the direction of KIA Chief Designer Europe, Gregory Guillaume
as much as we love exotic, out-of-this-world concepts, at the end of our mortal day, we still appreciate more down-to-earth concepts such as this one from Peugeot. though there’s no word if the Peugeot 308 R Concept will ever see the light of production, something tells us that it will, at least as the France automaker’s chip to slug it out with EU hot favorite like the VW Golf and the American Ford Focus.
there are a lot folks with pots of gold out there who are in constant paranoia about their personal safety whilst traveling in a vehicle and this give raise to the demand for aftermarket armored vehicles. rather than sending your precious ride to be stripped and transformed into an armored cocoon, BMW has one that
four-wheelers are obvious staples of the event like the Frankfurt Motor Show, but not necessarily the only type of vehicle that manufacturers are eager to showoff. Audi-owned Ducati also took this opportunity to officially uncover the 2014 Ducati 899 Panigale Superbike, the little sibling to the 1199 Panigale.
we all know the future of automobile is going to be all-out electric, but between now and then, reducing your carbon footprint while still keeping up with your passion for cars would be by the way of plug-in hybrid. hybrid, being a close relative to all-electric vehicle, need not to look tame as proven by the BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid Coupe.
if you find that the Audi Nanuk Quattro Concept is somewhat familiar, let us assure you that you probably haven’t seen it until the ninth, but it does bear some remembrance to the Guigiaro Parcour Concept that appeared at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this year. not surprisingly, cos’ it was designed in collaboration
smartwatch that keeps track of your fitness performance is not new, but one that keep tabs of both you and your car’s ‘health’ sounds more like a fantasy for motoring enthusiasts, or so you thought. meet the NISMO Smartwatch Concept by Nissan, the smartwatch that does just that. this uber sleek smart time piece is