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Ferrari P4/5 Competizione - first video revealed [video]

Ferrari P4/5 Competizione - first video revealed [video]

Ferrari P4/5 is a one-off-a-kind supercar created on the basis of the Ferrari Enzo under a special request from American film director and stock exchange magnate James Glickenhaus. Recreated by Pininfarina i Italy, this unique automobile was officialy revealed at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elégance of 2006.Inspired by the classic Ferrari 330 P 3/4 of the mid 70s, the car has been designed by Jason Castriota, the very same designer behind the brand new SSC's supercar.However, this project was not the end for Glickenhaus' custom Ferraris since a racing version of the P4/5 is under development. Being yet another one special project the new car is named P4/5 Competizione (or simply P4/5C) and is being built by Pininfarina once again.

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Galatea Revision - Hyundai Tiburon bodykit revealed

Galatea Revision - Hyundai Tiburon bodykit revealed

PRESS RELEASE:Galatea Automobiles LLC Offers Exotic Coachbuilt Appearance for the Price of a BodykitGalatea Automobiles (pronounced Gal-ah-tay-ah) uses Hyundai Tiburon/Coupe as a base for a new generation of kit car.Italian styling houses charge through the roof to create an exclusive body for an expensive car. What if a thoughtfully styled exotic and exclusive body was made for a less expensive car, and offered for the price of a body kit?Today, Galatea Automobiles LLC introduces the “Revision”, the crowning achievement of their goal of designing a car that is both exclusive and beautiful, without the associated expenses of owning an exotic car. The Revision takes inspiration from current exotic sports car styling while retaining originality.Robert R.

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Exagon Furtive eGT - fully released [video]

Exagon Furtive eGT - fully released [video]

 • The Furtive-eGT is a new French product created by Exagon MotorsTM.• The Furtive-eGT is a GT sports car with electric propulsion.• The Furtive-eGT is born of unparalleled experience gained in competing for the Andros Electric Trophy.• The Furtive-eGT is a 2+2 which can easily fit 4 people and their luggage.• The Furtive-eGT is powered by two latest-generation engines by Siemens Corporate Technology each providing 125 kW, i.

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Paris Motor Show 2010 - Lotus City Car Concept

Paris Motor Show 2010 - Lotus City Car Concept

Making its debut at the Paris Motorshow 2010, the Lotus City Car concept expertly blends the latest Lotus Engineering series hybrid drivetrain technology with Lotus Design sophistication.The Lotus City Car concept provides a showcase for Lotus Engineering’s Electrical and Electronic Integration and Efficient Performance competencies, featuring an advanced series hybrid drivetrain with the Lotus Range Extender engine. This innovative concept car highlights the adaptability of the drivetrain technology and the exceptional capability of Lotus Design.Advanced hybrid technology from Lotus EngineeringThe City Car concept features a Lotus Engineering designed and integrated series hybrid drivetrain, with a single-speed transmission that delivers low emissions, optimised performance and electric-only operating range for city use.The drivetrain provides the vehicle with an EV range of 60 km to cover the majority of daily journeys operating as a plug-in EV, with the Range Extender engine enabling longer trips and alleviating “range anxiety”.

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[EXCLUSIVE] Extrema - a new Italian supercar

[EXCLUSIVE] Extrema - a new Italian supercar

You may have never heard about Extrema before. That's because it is a name of new Italian supercar that is still under development. The things started approximately three years ago under the initiative of Mirko Soldan who is the designer of the car and the leader of the entire project. "The idea of building this car was born a few years ago after many years in the world of racing cars, designing and building carbon components for the various cars that ran in several categories", said Mr. Soldan for allcarindex.

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[EXCLUSIVE] Fiberlite Designs Lance roadster [video]

[EXCLUSIVE] Fiberlite Designs Lance roadster [video]

The car you see here is a unique Canadian three-wheeler tandem named Lance. It has been created by Lance Boettcher - the president of the Fiberlite Designs Ltd. The company has been established in 1995 in Strathmore, Alberta but currently is located in Calgary, Alberta. The car has been designed to be powered by a small-block Chevrolet 5-liter V8 engine mated with 3 speed automatic gearbox. Lance's aircraft-inspired bodywork has ben been made of fiberglass composite what resulted in a total curb weight of only 744 kilos (1640 lbs)! Put together, extreme lightweight and Chevy power enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in 5.

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ECOmove QBEAK - new electric vehicle from Denmark [video]

ECOmove QBEAK - new electric vehicle from Denmark [video]

ECOmove is a brand-new comoany from Denmark aiming to develop, produce and sell both safety and environmentally-friendly cars. Established by Mikkel Steen Pedersen, the creator of RoadRazer sportscar, and Lone Stubdrup Tilsammen in spring of 2009, the company has just reveled the first details of their first product - an open-top three-seater electric vehicle with a centered driver position. It is named QBEAK. The car is based on a versatile platform that includes both motors and batteries. Not much information about the technical specifications of the car is available for this moment, but the claimed driving range is approx.

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Paris Motor Show 2010  - Renault Zoe Preview Concept

Paris Motor Show 2010 - Renault Zoe Preview Concept

RENAULT ZOE PREVIEW: THE RELAXING, ZERO-EMISSION1 EVERYDAY CARRenault ZOE Preview provides a realistic glimpse of the forthcoming mass-market Renault electric car of the same name.• A Clio-sized car featuring Renault’s new brand identity, including the new front-endsignature. • ZOE Preview benefits fully from Renault’s electric vehicle expertise:                 o It combines specific electric vehicle features (fully-integrated battery, compact motor) with range management and optimisation aids                o It packs everything expected of a B-segment car, including a roomy interior, a spacious boot, manoeuvrable handling in built-up areas, reassuring road holding when motoring out of town and, of course, attractive looks.• Renault ZOE Preview’s equipment package is tailored to pamper its occupants:                o A climate control system incorporating humidity level adjustment,                o A toxicity sensor for cleaner cabin air,                o An active relaxing or stimulating scent diffuser,                o Light therapy thanks to light emitted by the central display screen.Renault ZOE Preview’s fluid, sensuous lines demonstrate that electric cars can not only be attractive but that they can also be enjoyable daily drivers.

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Renault DeZir Concept - picture and video gallery

Renault DeZir Concept - picture and video gallery

STYLING SHIFT: FROM DEZIR TO REALITYDeZir is the first project to have been led by Laurens van den Acker and marks the beginning of a sequence of concept cars that will provide an insight into Renault’s new styling vision for the future. It also lays the foundations for the design cues of the brand’s forthcoming vehicles. The DeZir concept car illustrates the brand’s commitment to styling which illustrates the three keywords that communicate the brand’s vision, namely ’simple’, ’sensuous’ and ’warm’. Indeed, DeZir’s sensuous lines and bright red finish are suggestive of the passion that cars have always inspired.Powered by an electric motor, this sports coupé combines respect for the environment with undeniable elegance.

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Paris Motor Show 2010 - Kia Pop Concept - full details [video]

Paris Motor Show 2010 - Kia Pop Concept - full details [video]

 "A concept car like the POP could only have come from us," explains Gregory Guillaume, Kia Europe's Chief Designer, "designers from other companies regularly approach me at motor shows and say ‘I would never even be allowed to try and carry that one off' and it's great to be in a position to operate with such freedom."Being given its world debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show the Kia POP is a striking vision of future urban electric transport created by the company's European Design Centre in Frankfurt led by Guillaume under the direction of Peter Schreyer, Kia Motors Chief Design Officer."The POP fits in perfectly with our ‘challenger brand' ethos," Guillaume continues; "We're trying to stir things up in the automotive world, to surprise people even more. We wanted this car to act as a loose nucleus, a wild atom."And the chrome-coloured, three-metre-long three-seater with an electric drivetrain, oblong-shaped side windows and front-hinged doors certainly does surprise.

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