Briggs Automotive Company is a new British company which has an objective to find its niche mong the other superlightweight sportscars. Their first single-seater supercar model, respectively named Mono is a Cosworth-engined beast. Its mid-mounted 2.3-liter engine develops 280 hp at 7700 rpm and the same amount of torque at 6000 rpm.Mono utilizes steel safety cell around which a carbon fiber composite bodywork is built.
Shayton has released the following press release:Shayton EquilibriumLimited edition hypercarShayton is a crown project of Provoco’s State of Passion design and development philosophy and the founding statement of Provoco, a brand set to define new perception of beauty, quality and lifestyle in the 21st century.More than just a concept of a super sports car, the project is designed as an automobile niche brand based on a strong story, solid foundations and a daring vision to become one of the worlds leading super car manufactures, exposing the market with new competition.The main focus is to develop the car into a small production model and from then start fueling the evolution pushing the edges of development, design and technology, get involved in other areas such as racing and evolve as the pop-cultural and the new status icon of new millennium.Shayton EquilibriumEquilibrium is the name of the first unveiled Shayton model. The name represents the basic cosmic principle everything is based upon, the natural balance of the universe.
Italy. The country where, according to most of the automotive afficionados and enthusiats, the most beautiful cars were and still are created. While the beauty is in the eye of the beholder it is hard to disagree that namely in Italy the cars are created with great passion and with performance as well as appearance taken into cosideration very seriously - probably like nowhere else. The postwar decades in this southern European country are maked with the birth of the cars that today are unquestionably the icons of sportscar - the most amazing, the most expensive automobiles of high performance. These unique Italian examples are the cars for which the most enthusiastic and the most richest collectors of the world are keen on spending their extra millions.
The GTA name first appeared on the radar of the low-volume high-performance supercars in February of 2008. However the development of it began in 2006. The new European supercar is a brainchild of Domingo Ochoa - the founder of owner of the GTA company. Having three essential criterions - perfect sportsmanship, elegance and exclusivity - as the basis, an objective to build a world-class supersportscar was born. An unnamed coupe proposal was intended to have a V10 an engine developing 700 hp and develop a top speed of 340+ km/h (210+ mph).
Below is the list of most interesting world premieres of this year Geneva International Motor Show.Watch the official pictures, read the information and enjoy the high definition videos - all starts 81st Geneva Motor show are here!P.S. This post will be updated soon, so stay tuned!Alfa Romeo 4C GTA (concept car)Audi A3 Concept (concept car)Bertone Jaguar B99 & Bertone Jaguar B99 GT (concept)BMW Vision ConnectedDrive (concept)EDAG Ligh Car Sharin (concept)Ferrari FF (production car)Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato (concept)Ford B-Max (concept)Gumpert Tornante by Touring Superleggera (prototype)Infiniti Ethera (concept)IED Abarth Scorp-Ion (concept)ItalDesign Giugiaro Volkwagen Go! (concept)ItalDesign Giugiaro Volkswagen Tex (concept)Koenigsegg Agera R (production car)Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 (production car), here and hereLotus Mansory Evora (Bespoke) / Evora Enduro GT / Elise Club RacerMazda Minagi (concept)Mini Rocketman (concept)Mitsubishi Concept-Global Small (concept)Nissan ESFLOW (concept)Opel Zafira Tourer Concept (concept)Pagani Huayra (production car) and hereRenault Captur (concept)Renault R-Space (concept)Rinspeed BamBoo (concept)Saab PhoeniX (concept)Seat IBX Concept (concept)Skoda Vision D (concept)Smart forspeed (concept)SsangYong SUT 1 (concept)Subaru BOXER Sports Car Arhitecture (concept)Suzuki Swift S-Concept (concept)Tata Pixel (concept)Toyota EV Prototype (prototype)Toyota FT-86 II Concept (concept)Toyota Yaris HDS Concept (concept)Volvo V60 Plugi-in Hybrid (concept)Wiesmann Spyder (concept/prototype) .
You already had a chance to view the official pictures and read the official information about the newest supercar coming from the Modena - the Pagani Huayra - before its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show which started only several days ago. The truth is, the official unveiling of the Deus Venti (as it is Huayra's 'nickname') took the place at the Pirelli headquarters in Milan, on the 18th of February.Below you can find several official images from the event as well as the speeches in English and also the HD videos to enjoy.If you wish to watch again the teaser videos of the Huayra:1st / 2nd / 3rd teaser4th teasersource: Pagani AutomobiliPRESS RELEASE:PAGANI HUAYRA AND PIRELLI P ZERO, ITALIANDESIGN, TECHNOLOGY AND PERFORMANCEON THE WORLD’S MOST EFFICIENT CARThe European tour to present the new Pagani supercar with P Zero tyres starts from the classic Pirelli plant in BicoccaHuayra, the world’s first car to use active aerodynamics to “fly” over the tarmacMilan, 18th February 2011 – Pagani Automobili and Pirelli consolidate their technical partnership which began in 2006 with Huayra, the new supercar from the Modena manufacturers on P Zero tyres and which blends sports performance with elegance. The world preview of the 2011 vehicle, signed off by Horacio Pagani, took place today at the classic Pirelli plant at Bicocca, where the European Huayra launch tour will start.
For the full details, pictures and video of the new Abarth Scorp-Ion by IED, click here or the picture below.
Tata Pixel, new city car concept for Europe, displayed at the 81st Geneva Motor ShowTata Motors today presented at the 81st Geneva Motor Show the Tata Pixel, a new city car concept for Europe. Based on the Tata Nano, the Tata Pixel - at just over three metres in length - is the most package efficient four-seater in the world, comfortably accommodating four adults, unlike a typical city car which is either a two-seater or can accommodate two adults and two children only.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Carl-Peter Forster, Managing Director and Group CEO of Tata Motors, said, "Tata Motors holds true to its belief that there is an opportunity in Europe for a city car, which is optimal in space, manoeuvrability and environment-friendliness. The Tata Pixel is a reflection of Tata Motors' idea of what such a car should be.
For the full details and specifications, studio and live pictures as well as the videos of the Saab PhoeniX Concept clicke the image below. .
Toyota has released the following press release:— Toyota has been creating exciting sports cars for over 50 years— FT-86 II concept previews the next generation of Toyota sports car— Entirely driver-focused concept designed to capture the intrinsic joy of driving— Boxer engine for light weight, low centre of gravity and optimum power-to-weight ratio‘When the Toyota 2000 GT was built, I was eleven years old – and I loved it. I said: “I want to drive something like this when I grow up”. My dream came true when I drove a 2000 GT in a vintage car rally. That was a really great experience. I want young people to feel those same desires when they see a new Toyota sports car.