Kia Motors will continue its tradition of unveiling convention-challenging, design-led concept vehicles at motor shows when it reveals an all-new electric concept car at the Paris Show on September 30th.Called the ‘POP’, Kia’s three-metre three-seater boasts zero-emissions and brings innovative design chic to the city car segment with its dramatic styling.Text: KiaPictures: Kia Note: see early Kia concepts cars here. 2010-09 Kia POP Concept.
The new Continental GT premieres on Tuesday, 7 September 2010 from 15:00 GMT, marking the next exciting chapter in the history of one of Bentley’s most iconic models.At the beginning of the 21st century, the motoring world was united in its praise following the launch of a supercar that redefined the GT category. With a combination of supercar performance, classic British design and everyday usability, the Continental GT was not simply revolutionary, it was the first of its kind. Now we are ready to unveil the new Continental GT: a sharp and muscular sports car honed to provide even greater performance and dynamism. There’s a stunning new interior, too, which offers levels of refinement and execution that could only ever be found in a Bentley.
The legendary Lancia Stratos originally designed by Bertone and produced from 1972 until 1974 was manufactured in less than 500 examples. However, this car has become a true rally legend, iconic car which is highly sought-atfer nowadays.The rumours of the Stratos return started in the beginning of August with the first spy shots of the mysterious coupe resembling Fenomenon Stratos concept car from 2005.Currently, it is known that the car has been privately comissioned by a German businessman Michael Stoschek. The new Stratos is said to be desigend by the Jason Castriota, who's currently working with SSC, and is being developed in conjunction with Pininfarina.
The first official teaser of the EvaGT appeared in the middle of June. The latest model ir Morgan's line-up is a modern styled coupe which preserves classic Morgan design traditions. Presented at the 60th Pebble Beach Concours ’Elegance as a static mock-up, the car will be powered by a 3-litre twin-turbocharged straight six BMW engine with direct petrol injection developing 306bhp and 400nm torque respectively. The car wil be manufactuerd in a limited edition and production of first examples should beging in mid 2012. PRESS RELEASE:At a time of global conservation with a drive towards improved fuel economy the Morgan Motor Company introduces a new concept for a sporting family, the Morgan EvaGT.
SSC has just released the first teaser of the forthcoming new generation of their Ultimate Aero. As previously reported, the new hypercar has been designed by already world-famous Jason Castriota. More details together with a revised website are coming this September. Stay tuned! 2010-08 SSC Ultimate Aero - teaser .
The Moal gatto is a custom-built one of a kind automobile embodying the best automobile design and engineering traditions of the 1950s. The car is "dressed up" with the hand-beaten aluminium panels and utilizes a semi-monocoque chassis together with Ferrari V12 engine, built to 250 GTO specifications, developing 300 hp.PRESS RELEASE:OAKLAND, California — Family-owned Moal Coachbuilders is perhaps better known for its custom-built, vintage-look hot rods and classic-car restorations. But Steve Moal aims to fine-tune that image with the Gatto, a hand-crafted, aluminum-bodied coupe inspired by European sports cars of the late '50s and created for a Bay Area investment manager.The Gatto will be shown to the public next week at Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, in conjunction with the Monterey Historic Weekend.
(Crewe, England) Bentley Motors has unveiled two unique Continental models, which have been engineered and designed exclusively for the Middle East market. These special edition cars have been created at Bentley’s Crewe headquarters with both models offering a range of striking features specially commissioned for Arabic customers.The Middle East market now represents 10 per cent of Bentley retail sales globally and has doubled its contribution to the worldwide percentage of sales over the last five years. This trend has continued despite the recent global recession.From Bentley’s first dealership in Dubai, the network has grown to become nine-strong in 2010, with dealers in Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobar.
PRESS RELEASE:Caprie (TO), 5 August 2010 – Following the spectacular world premiere at the Geneva Auto Show and the flattering success at the Beijing Auto Show, where the specialised press elected it the best concept car of the show, the Pandion makes its debut in the USA. It is going to be presented as a special guest, the very first futuristic concept car ever presented inside the main event at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, one of the world’s most important events for classic cars.In keeping with the typical Italian Brand tradition, the Bertone Pandion was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Alfa Romeo and the historical partnership with Bertone. After a record 75 years of collaboration, Bertone has created over 23 Alfa Romeo models including both concept cars and production cars. The Pandion utilizes a powerful Alfa 8C engine (4.
Helvetic Motor Company has just unveiled first images of their Hidalgo. Being a retro-styled automobile, it is based on Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG and utilizes a brand-new bodywork as well as 5.5-liter V8 355hp engine of its donor.The car whose painting scheme reminds iconic Bugatti Atlantic has been developed for a Swiss car collector under a special request. However, the compnay intends to build no more than six examples of Hidalgo a year.
The first inages of the Pagani Zonda HH which is under development have been released. According to TeamSpeed, the car has been ordered by a still unnamed American client and will utilize modified bodywork of Pagani Zonda F Roadster together with carbon-titanium tub, eramic coated titanium exhaust system and a 680hp AMV V12 engine of the Zonda Cinque.The car will be finished in Monterey Blue color and should look like something between Zonda F Roadster and Zonda Cinque.An estimated weight of the car is around 1210 kg. The Zonda HH should be finished this year and may debut at some major events.