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GTC Paris Concept marks Vauxhall's next bold design move

GTC Paris Concept marks Vauxhall's next bold design move

Three door Astra-based concept stars on Vauxhall’s Paris Show StandDynamic, sweeping lines make bold statement about Vauxhall’s design evolutionInnovative suspension and drivetrain features hint at performance remit Luton – These are the first official pictures of Vauxhall’s GTC Paris Concept, which gives the strongest hint yet to the Astra Sport Hatch’s successor and is set to cause a stir when it receives its debut on September 30 at the Paris Motor Show.Mark Adams, Vauxhall/Opel’s Vice President of Design, has described the GTC Paris as, ‘bold, pure and iconic’ in its appearance. Vauxhall has hinted that a production version will not stray far from the rakish lines of the concept, and if the GTC moniker were to be adopted, it would be the first time that a Vauxhall has been so named.At 4.46 metres, the GTC Paris offers ample space for five people, yet still maintains a svelte and sporting appearance.

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2011  Bentley Continental GT revealed online [VIDEO]

2011 Bentley Continental GT revealed online [VIDEO]

THE NEW BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT     * New, sculptured exterior exudes quality and design integrity.    * Contemporary, hand-crafted cabin with class-leading refinement.    * More powerful W12 engine at launch with FlexFuel capability.    * A new high-efficiency V8 from late 2011.    * Dynamic, engaging driving experience.

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Lamborghini's teaser for Paris Motor Show

Lamborghini's teaser for Paris Motor Show

Lamborghini has just released the first teaser of what will premiered at Paris Motor Show this October. Not much details are known yet since only a single sentence described what you can see below:Lamborghini. Sound and light. Paris 2010. Discover the way to the future of supersports cars.

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Mazda Shinari - new pictures and information released

Mazda Shinari - new pictures and information released

Mazda Announces New Design Theme: 'KODO - Soul of Motion'- World debut of Mazda SHINARI, the first concept car embodying new design theme -HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today announced Mazda's new design theme, 'KODO - Soul of Motion', and the design concept model, Mazda SHINARI, a pure expression of this new theme.Since launching its first passenger car, the Mazda R360 Coupe, exactly 50 years ago, Mazda has spent many years exploring the concept of 'motion,' offering customers designs that are exciting both to view and to drive. In particular, since the launch of the Zoom-Zoom brand message, Mazda has pursued the concept of more athletic and sporty motion, and has adopted dynamic designs for all Mazda models starting with the Mazda6 and followed by the RX-8 and the Mazda2. In recent years, this motion-based design has been further extended to incorporate the theme of 'motion inspired by nature', embodied in the Mazda NAGARE concept car series and the all-new Mazda5.As a result of these initiatives, since the launch of the first Mazda6 in 2002, Mazda design has been the subject of great acclaim, receiving 30 global awards for car design alone.

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De Macross GT1 - another attempt to reinvent a supercar

De Macross GT1 - another attempt to reinvent a supercar

Canadian company De Macross Motors Corp. released the first images of their GT1 supercar. Currently existing only in a 1/4 scale model form the new supercar will feature American 5.4-litre V8 Roush Yates Racing Engines and carbonfibre-aluminium chassis. The first working example may be finished in November, 2010.

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Shinari Concept previews new trend of Mazda's design

Shinari Concept previews new trend of Mazda's design

Mazda showed Mazda Shinari Concept at a private event in Milan, Italy on 30th of August. Following a previous design language known as the 'Flow' or 'Nagare'*, the new concept sedan introduces a new direction for Mazda's future design. It is named Kodo and means soul or motion in Japanese. Not much details are known about this concept car, which reminds Infiniti Essence Concept, so stay tuned for updates until its public premiere at Paris Motor Show this October.* The first Nagare-themed concept car appeared at 2006 Los Angeles Moto Show.

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It’s an Evora but not as you know it

It’s an Evora but not as you know it

  Lotus has taken the award winning Evora and re-created it with a 350 PS 3.5l V6 engine to create the Evora S. Dany Bahar Lotus’ Chief Executive Officer summed it up beautifully when he said: “You don’t realise what you were missing from your driving experience until you get behind the wheel of the Evora S.”So apart from the obvious power difference, how is the Evora S different to the standard Evora? It’s another question we put to the CEO (given that he’s spent a little time behind the wheel, we thought he’d be best placed to answer questions). This is what he said: “It’s the next level of Evora experience.

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Hyundai unveils RB Concept in Moscow [video]

Hyundai unveils RB Concept in Moscow [video]

Moscow, Aug. 25, 2010 – Hyundai Motor Company introduced a new sub-compact family sedan concept RB at the 2010 Moscow International Motor Show (MIMS).  The RB projects a coupe-like dynamic styling that is sculpted, stately and performance-oriented.  Moscow, Aug. 25, 2010 – Hyundai Motor Company introduced a new sub-compact family sedan concept RB at the 2010 Moscow International Motor Show (MIMS).

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408 Latin America.  Peugeot returns to the high end South American car market

408 Latin America. Peugeot returns to the high end South American car market

The production of the Peugeot 408 in South America has begun. This milestone corresponds to the "lifting of the confidentiality agreement" phase in which the first vehicles begin to appear on the streets.Seduction and assurance : design and quality at the heart of 408’s specificationsIt will be the 408 fleet vehicles which will be driven under "real life conditions" to complete the final stages of the testing process in order to meet the extraordinarily high quality requirements attributed to this vehicle before its commercial launch. The very accomplished design and allure of the 408 represents one of the most outstanding aspects of this car and has been central to the entire development process of the vehicle. Before its commercial launch, the South American 408 will have undergone one million kilometres of actual road test driving.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS officially unveiled

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS officially unveiled

PRESS RELEASE:The new CLS - the new design icon from Mercedes-BenzA generation ahead: The CLS-Class created a new vehicle category in 2003 by combining the elegance and expressiveness of a coupé with the comfort and functionality of a sedan. The CLS delighted the public, astounded the competi-tion and created a new style icon: for years the CLS has endured as the only four-door coupé in its class, and since October 2004 it has been the car of choice for approximately 170,000 buyers worldwide. "Customers all over the world benefited from our bold move to launch a completely new vehicle con-cept onto the market", explains a delighted Dr. Joachim Schmidt, member of the board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Sales & Marketing. "And with its exciting de-sign, the new edition of the CLS also benefits from the fact that we are a whole generation ahead of the competition with our four-door Coupé.

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