Lamborghini Urus SUV makes its bow at Beijing 2012….
At the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, the Lamborghini Urus SUV unveiled as the latest entry into the luxury sport utility market. The long awaited arrival of this Super-car SUV concept had been surrounded by wild speculation regarding every conceivable aspect. Fortunately, the designers at the storied super-car manufacturer did not disappoint. Touted as the Lamborghini for every day use, the Urus is a four door 4X4 power house with an estimated 600 hp that is expected to click in around $200,000.00+. That kind of horsepower compares to the best of all super-cars currently available. Continue reading »
Last year there talks of Jaguar`s C-X75 concept however thanks year at the Frankfurt Autoshow Jaguar unveiled its newest concept that will actually be going to production, the Jaguar is calling the car the C-X16. As with most prototype vehicles car companies develop prototypes for the opportunity to test out and develop new technology. The C-X16 shows some of the looks and technology that has gotten passed down from its big brother, the C-X75. Continue reading »
Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has recently revealed that following an online survey with more than 10,000 responses, Lotus has begun the development of it’s own Continue reading »
Out on the shores of Lake Como, Italy at Villa D’Este, this years Concorso D’Eleganza Design award for Concept Cars and Prototypes, was awarded to the Aston Martin V12 Zagato. Aston Martin debuted the car a few days before the actual event and it immediately Continue reading »
GM offers us a glance into the future with their Mi-Ray concept vehicle that’s currently on showcase at the Seoul Motor Show. One of the goals of this concept car is to pay homage to Chevrolet’s sports car heritage. So, while it may seem like it’s simply an interpretation of future cars, it actually incorporates some design cues from older models as well, specifically the 1963 Monza SS.
The most interesting aspect of GM’s vision of the future has to be their “mid-electric” propulsion system. Which is similar to the KERS currently being used in Porsche’s GT3 R Hybrid, however Chevrolet’s concept version uses only the electric motors to power the front for urban driving. While the 1.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine works in conjunction during performance driving only.
Full press release below: