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GENEVA 2015 - Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus presents SCG003! [UPDATED]
Author: Arunas R
Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has issued the following press release:Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus together with GranStudio and Paolo Garella is happy to announce the unveiling of its latest road and race cars SCG003C (Competizione) SCG003S (Stradale)The Scuderia will unveil its SCG003 at the Geneva Motorshow that will open to the public on March 5th. On its stand the team will present one of the two race cars that the team is preparing for racing and the Stradale version that will be ready for delivery at the end of the year, and that, soon thereafter, Jim will drive on the streets of New York.SCG003 is a completely new GT, inspired by the latest design and technologies developed in the LMP1/LMP2 series. The surfaces of the car have been shaped by the combined work of the talented styling team from Granstudio led by Lowie Vermeersch and Goran Popovic, together with the aerodynamic team of a young group of engineers from Podium Engineering supported by Paolo Catone the father of many successful sport racing cars.The all carbon fiber structure has been designed to achieve maximum rigidity and flexibility in packaging, ease of maintenance and safety.  Read more »
Mazzanti Automobili test drives second Evantra prototype - no01
Author: Arunas R
Mazzanti Automobili has  issued the following press relese:2014 has been a fantastic year for EVANTRA, conquering increasingly outstanding accolades. Its international media success has led its highlight in the inclusion in the World Trend Book as one of the global trend setters and in the best world supercar atelier in Dubai. In the same 2014 two other EVANTRA have been set in production, the technical staff has grown up and the manufacturing site has got a further expansion; last but not least, the number of fans and enthusiasts who have started to follow us has got a huge rise, also because of the adding of EVANTRA to Sony’s PS4 DRIVECLUB game.   Mazzanti Automobili is now glad to announce that the second version of EVANTRA, in its final technical setup, has completed the tests with excellent results. The technical upgrades suggested by the first few tests on prototype no.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Magna Mila Plus Concept unveiled!
Author: Arunas R
Magna Steyr has issued the following press release:Magna to Present Innovative Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car Concept at Geneva Motor Show 2015Concept offers solutions to industry challengesVIENNA, Austria, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. is set to debut MILA Plus, an innovative two-seat hybrid sports car at Geneva Motor Show 2015. The concept vehicle, which will be displayed at Magna's booth #6261 in Hall 6, combines a sophisticated, lightweight construction with an intelligent, alternative-drive solution to produce maximum performance as well as eco-friendliness.  With an all-electric range of 75km and a vehicle weight of 1,520kg, MILA Plus achieves reduced CO2 emissions of 32g/km.  Read more »
MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo unveiled!
Author: Arunas R
MINI has issued the following press release:MINI goes Gran Turismo®6. From today gamers can enjoy driving the virtual MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo.Munich. Inspired by the brand's legendary motor racing success, the MINI Design Team has created the essence of a MINI to enable maximum racing performance in the game Gran Turismo®6 for PlayStation®3. "MINI has many highly emotional achievements to its name in motor racing.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Lamborghini teases "The most reactive car" [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
At 2105 Geneva Motor Show. Automobili Lamborghini presents the most reactive car! What do you think it is?.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLAREN 675LT: POWER, A BEAUTIFUL THING
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the folowing press release:McLAREN 675LT: POWER, A BEAUTIFUL THING- 675LT re-establishes the McLaren ‘Longtail’ heritage, focusing on light weight, optimised aerodynamics, increased power, track-focused dynamics and driver engagement0-- 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds; 0-200 km/h in 7.9 seconds- 100kg weight saving makes the 675LT the lightest in its class, and gives a power-to-weight ratio of 549PS per tonne- A third of parts changed compared to the 650S which it sits alongside in the McLaren Super Series- Significantly enhanced M838TL engine in the 675LT features more than 50 percent new components- Five unique ‘By McLaren’ hero specifications offered- Global premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2015 on stand 1240, at 12.15 CET (11.15 GMT)The McLaren 675LT will make its world debut at the 85th Geneva Motor Show, with a clear focus on performance, light weight and ultimate levels of driver engagement – all key attributes of a McLaren ‘Longtail’.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Aston Martin Vulcan officially introduced!
Author: Arunas R
Aston Martin has issued the following press release:ON TRACK FOR GLORY: ASTON MARTIN VULCAN PREPARES FOR TAKE-OFF25 February 2015, Gaydon: Introducing the Aston Martin Vulcan – a track-only supercar and the British luxury brand’s most intense and exhilarating creation to date.Born out of extensive motorsport experience – and using the brand’s acknowledged flair for design and engineering ingenuity – the 800-plus bhp, all-carbon fibre Aston Martin Vulcan promises truly extreme performance.Uniquely for Aston Martin the new supercar – limited to just 24 examples worldwide – will allow owners the opportunity to precisely tailor their track day experience through a graduating scale of detailed power and dynamic performance adjustments.CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, said: “Aston Martin Vulcan is, by its very nature, a rare and thrilling supercar. Designed and engineered to deliver a genuinely bespoke driving experience that draws on our rich heritage, this car tailors its power and handling to both the capabilities of the driver and the characteristics of the track.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Audi Prologue Avant Concept revealed
Author: Arunas R
Audi has issued the following press release:Sporty and elegant, versatile and connected – the Audi prologue Avant show car- New interpretation of the Avant philosophy- Groundbreaking infotainment architecture and entertainment concept- High-performance hybrid drive with 455 hp and 750 Nm (553.2 lb-ft) of torqueA design with dynamic elegance and the latest high end technologies: The Audi prologue Avant show car with its stretched roof which the brand is presenting at the Geneva Motor Show gives a look into the future – with the new and emotion filled design language that Audi has initiated with its study in the coupé, the prologue.A glance into the futureIn November 2014 at the Los Angeles Motorshow, Audi presented the Audi prologue concept car, giving a look to the brand’s future design language. Only four months later, the premium manufacturer is showing a variant of its visionary concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The Audi prologue Avant combines dynamics, form and function in a perfect synthesis.  Read more »
EXCLUSIVE! Touring Superleggera teases Berlinetta Lusso [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Touring Superleggera returned traditional coachbuilding into 21st century in 2008 when it presented the A8GCS Berlinetta sportscar project at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance. Unfortunately this model intended for Maserati mechanicals was not developed any further. Instead, it was soon followed by a Bellagio Fastback conversion project for the Maserati Quattroporte. This made-to-order car was succeeded by the Bentley Continental-based station wagon named Flying Star which was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010. The story of the revived world famous company continued into 2011 when it cooperated with a low-volume German supercar maker Gumpert and designed for them the Tornante supercar.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - McLaren P1 GTR unveiled!
Author: Arunas R
McLaren has issued the following press release:McLAREN P1™ GTR TO SHOW ITS LIMITED PRODUCTION FORM IN GENEVA- Makes the transition from concept to production with track tested modifications- Tuning in development results in 10 percent more downforce than the McLaren P1™ road car- Lightweight components and motorsport technologies trim a further 50kg- McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme confirms first locations- Geneva Show car livery inspired by iconic McLaren F1 GTR, chassis #06RMcLaren P1™ GTR will premiere alongside the recently announced McLaren 675LT on Stand 1240, Hall 1 at 12.15 CET (11.15 GMT) on Tuesday, 3 MarchThe track-dedicated 1000PS McLaren P1™ GTR will debut at the 85th International Geneva Motor Show in limited production form with only minor modifications to the Design Concept presented just six months ago. The most noticeable change is the livery that the Geneva show car will be sporting.  It is one which will be available to the fortunate few who will be joining the McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme that kicks off at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain later this year.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - nanoFLOWCELL announces ‎QUANTiNO‬ [UPDATED]
Author: Arunas R
nanoFLOWCELL has issued the following press release:Highlight at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show: The new QUANTiNOLow-voltage vehicle with rated voltage of 48 V and range of over 1,000 km-          First QUANT low-voltage vehicle-          Electric vehicle with 4x25 kW/136 hp-          Top speed of 200 km/h-          22-inch wheels for 2+2-seaterVaduz, 17 February 2015 – "This car is a sensation and will be one of the absolute highlights at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show," proclaims Prof. Jens Ellermann, President of the Board of Directors of nanoFlowcell AG. nanoFlowcell AG will be presenting the first QUANT low-voltage vehicle as a concept vehicle at the Swiss car show from 3 March 2015."With the QUANTiNO we present the smaller brother of the QUANT E and the QUANT F in Geneva.An innovative electric vehicle with mass appeal.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Kia shows SPORTSPACE Concept ahead of the show
Author: Arunas R
Kia has issued the following press release:Kia SPORTSPACE concept to be unveiled at Geneva (SEOUL) February 17, 2015 – Kia Motors Europe will unveil an innovative new concept, the Kia SPORTSPACE, at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015.Created for long distance driving, the SPORTSPACE has been designed for fast and efficient travel with maximum comfort and minimal stress, in the best grand touring tradition of the weekend getaway.Designed at Kia’s Frankfurt design studio, under the direction of Gregory Guillaume, Chief Designer Europe, the SPORTSPACE features a unique and captivating body shape. The car is born out of a commitment to provide stylish and exciting transportation for four which is also spacious and functional, without sacrificing the performance, sustainability and economy that Kia is known for.Recognisably a Kia due to its signature ‘tiger nose’ grille, finely judged proportions and simple, clean surfaces, SPORTSPACE has a bold, dynamic shape with real road presence.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Rinspeed Budii Concept unveiled [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Rinspeed has issued the following press release: Rinspeed “Budii” redefines human-machine interactionReach out to robotsThe vision of autonomous driving will soon become reality and will fundamentally change the interaction of man and automobiles. While the research centers of the automotive industry are still feverishly working on the technical solutions, progressive thinkers such as the Swiss idea factory Rinspeed are already giving concrete thought to how automated private transport will transform the car and the man-machine system. Besides fundamental conceptual changes, this will also have to involve issues of ethics and society.In the past, the robots in the factories of this world merely assembled cars for people. In the new “Budii” concept car from Swiss automotive visionary Frank M.  Read more »
CHICAGO 2015 - Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV
Author: Arunas R
Mitsubishi has issued the following press release:MITSUBISHI CONCEPT GC-PHEV PRESS KITIntroductionThe Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV ("Grand Cruiser") is a futuristic next-generation full-size crossover that combines the capability and energy efficiency of a dynamic plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) powertrain in a muscular-looking yet highly refined vehicle.Every bit as capable off-road as its brawny sheetmetal suggests, it features a supercharged V-6 engine paired with a high-output electric motor/high-capacity lithium-ion battery, a sophisticated 8-speed automatic transmission and Mitsubishi Motors' advanced full-time Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive for outstanding performance and tractability in even the most daunting terrain and road conditions. This eco-friendly PHEV drivetrain offers high performance (335 bhp/250 kW) with exceptional fuel economy because of its Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle (MiEV) technology.Inside you'll find a sophisticated and modern cabin that has been designed to offer an exceptional degree of comfort for all its occupants. It also has an array of innovative next-generation safety and convenience technologies including Mitsubishi's signature augmented reality technology AR Windshield and touchscreen-based Tactical Table connected car information system.  Read more »
CHICAGO 2015 - Kia Trail'ster Concept
Author: Arunas R
Kia has issued the following press release:KIA MOTORS AMERICA STORMS INTO CHICAGO WITH ELECTRIC ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE TRAIL'STER CONCEPT- Advanced Soul-based off-roader captures the essence of the ‘Go Anywhere' compact CUV intended for urban escape and mountain adventures- With its bold design, fully retractable canvas roof and smartly integrated electric all-wheel drive system, the turbocharged Trail'ster takes Kia's iconic Soul to a new level of expression, efficiency and capability- Trail'ster was conceived in Kia's Irvine, California design studio, birthplace of remarkable concept vehicles such as the Track'ster and GT4 StingerAligning form and function to conceive a uniquely compelling vehicle for the city-dweller-turned-outdoor-adventurer, Kia Motors America (KMA) today took the wraps off the boldly designed Trail'ster e-AWD concept at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Based on the brand's iconic Soul urban passenger vehicle, the turbocharged Trail'ster - with its Polar Pearl Snowdrift/Terra Bronze Metallic paint scheme, roll-top canvas roof and armoured aluminium skid plates - captures the essence of an advanced and capable CUV (crossover utility vehicle) intended for those looking to escape their urban environs in search of higher-elevation playgrounds where snow, mud, streams and trails abound. Efficient and lightweight, the Trail'ster is ideal for transporting adventurers and their gear. With its rugged, functional and upscale approach to an active mountain-focused lifestyle, Trail'ster was dreamt up at Kia's California design studio, birthplace of the unforgettable Track'ster and GT4 Stinger."The Trail'ster concept is a near-future look at how the production Kia Soul would logically evolve into an AWD-capable version that's built to escape the city streets and roam into the mountain wilderness," said Tom Kearns, chief designer, Kia Design Centre of America (KDCA).  Read more »
TS Catapult LUTZ Pathfinder - UK's first driverless car [w/VIDEO]
Author: Arunas R
Transport Systems Catapult unveils UK's first driverless podThe LUTZ Pathfinder pod will begin trials in Milton Keynes later this yearThe first autonomous vehicle to run on UK public footpaths has been officially unveiled by the Transport Systems Catapult at a government launch event in Greenwich.A prototype of the ‘LUTZ Pathfinder’ pods was presented to the media at the event, which was attended by Business Secretary Vince Cable and Transport Minister Claire Perry.The electric-powered vehicles can seat two people and are designed to work on pavements and pedestrianized areas. They are being built by RDM Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing advanced engineering companies, and will be equipped with sensor and navigation technology provided by the University of Oxford's Mobile Robotics Group.Later this year, the pods will be tested in an "urban laboratory" using a route agreed with project partners Milton Keynes Council.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - nanoFLOWCELL announced new QUANT F
Author: Arunas R
Liechtenstein company nanoFLOWCELL has issued the following press release:NANOFLOWCELL AG PRESENTS NEW QUANT F IN GENEVAZurich, 10 February 2015 - "This car is enormously powerful, environment-friendly and unique in one," says Nunzio La Vecchia, Chief Technical Officer at nanoFlowcell AG, of the new QUANT F, which will have its world premiere at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show on 3 March 2015. Electric automobile with range of 800 km and exceptional performance  The four-seater e-sports sedan with nanoFlowcell® drive technology is a further development of the QUANT E from 2014, the first automobile with flow cell drive to be approved by the German TÜV technical inspection authority. The new QUANT F has been completely re-engineered and re-designed. With its new 2-speed automatic transmission nanoFlowcell AG has developed a new drive system, the likes of which has not existed to date. This 2-speed transmission was developed in-house specifically for impressive QUANT performance with nanoFlowcell®.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Kia teases new concept car
Author: Arunas R
Kia has issued the following press release:Elegant energy – Kia to show new concept car at Geneva (SEOUL) February10, 2015 – Kia Motors Europe will exhibit a stylish new concept car at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015.This new D-segment model is the 11th concept car created by Kia’s European design studio in Frankfurt, Germany. With confident, powerful lines which sweep elegantly from Kia’s hallmark ‘tiger-nose’ grille towards the rear of the vehicle, Kia’s new concept car embodies modern design and refined, understated energy.The concept has been created as a spacious and versatile accessory to an active lifestyle, as a purposeful, energetic design study for the style-conscious, and as a sanctuary from the stresses of the modern world.  Read more »
GENEVA 2015 - Koenigsegg brings double world premiere!
Author: Arunas R
Koenigsegg Automotive AB brings a double world premiere to the Geneva Motor Show, obviously! Next to the previously today confirmed Agera RS model, the Swedish supercar company will unveil something special - a megacar named REGERA.The mystery of what's this exactly is kept under wraps, but the Regera will undoubtedly be placed in the lineup next to the current One:1 whose full quota of just 7 examples is sold out long ago. Will the Regera be more widely available Koenigsegg?.  Read more »
Supercar premieres will be unveiled at Top Marques Monaco! What are they?
Author: Arunas R
Each year the European capital of luxury and wealth – Monaco – hosts an exclusive event called Top Marques. It is indeed a top class world class event where the world’s most exclusive, rarest and most expensive state-of-the-art supercars are presented for public, media, spectators and, surely, customers! Unlike any other show in the world, Top Marques gives an opportunity not only to see amazing automotive sculptures in person, but even to take them for a test ride on the legendary Monaco Grand Prix race track!Moreover, each year this venue is the place where exclusive manufacturers unveil their latest models as world premieres! Not an exception is the forthcoming Top Marques 2015 where historical moments will happen for at least three manufacturers of super sophisticated machines! Let’s take a quick look, what’s set for a debut in Monaco.The first world premiere is an eagerly awaited revived Italian brand’s ATS global premiere of the Coupe GT 2500! While their models Sport and Leggera are already available the latest model will be a flagship in the lineup paying tribute to the legendary ATS 2500 GT of the 60s.Another premiere is the new model of the still running boutique low-volume manufacturer Montecarlo Automobile. This company established in 1983 by Mr.  Read more »