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31 Mart 2012 Cumartesi

Nissan’s Tiny Tilter



 Nissan has unveiled its new and compact concept for the Tokyo Motor Show in the form of the Land Glider. The glider is a small vehicle that has tandem seating for two.
The driver’s seat is placed in the center of the sci-fi looking cabin, all full of monitors, displays and a the lack of a steering wheel, which seems to have been replaced by something like a flight yoke. Read more [ via : psipunk ]




Bentley Boys S3 design study





An automotive engineer has unveiled the S3 design study that marque’s purist will likely compare to a crime of lese-majesty.Arturo Alonso and his team have designed the Bentely Boys S3 and have set the ambitious plan to build three unique cars if the design study receives enough interest.
Each car would be sold at £75,000 at a slow rate of one every eight months. The team would target prospects located in Dubai and Moscow.Read more [ via : petrol-head ]

30 Mart 2012 Cuma

2013 GMC Terrain




Even the New York Auto Show is just around the corner with the debut set for April, the Americans from GMC decided to unveil the 2013 Terrain, a crossover model which will go on sale later this year.

Under the bonnet we will find a new 3.6-liter V6 engine delivering 301 horsepower and 369 Nm of torque. Read more [ via : automotorblog ]

29 Mart 2012 Perşembe

Daily car pics # 43 : National Park Service - Humvee

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2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer debuts,

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We saw the 2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer last fall as a near-production concept, but today we get the real thing – in pixelated, jpeg form, that is. Indeed, this is about as close as U.S. buyers will probably get to the new Trailblazer. While we weren't expecting General Motors to change its tune about bringing the diesel-powered, seven-seat SUV stateside, we called and asked anyway. Chevrolet spokesman Tom Wilkinson told us, "There are currently no plans to bring that vehicle to the U.S." Read more [ via : autoblog ]

28 Mart 2012 Çarşamba

BMW MINI: rocketman at geneva motor show

mini rocketman

new mini concept

mini geneva

 with the premiere of its 'rocketman' concept at geneva motor show 2011,  BMW MINI has designed the smallest vehicle the brand has produced since 1959.
 measuring just under eleven feet in length, the three-door vehicle features three seats, with a fourth optional to add to the rear.  the trunk capacity is likewise flexible, and accessible through a design that splits the cars tailgate into two parts:  a top segment attached to the roof that lifts upwards, and a lower component which extends outwards from the body like a drawer.
the car's doors are double-hinged, sliding forward and out in addition to swinging open, to provide easy entry and exit even in close quarters. Read more [ via : designboom ]







MINI Rocketman concept - door configuration videos

27 Mart 2012 Salı

1936 Ford classic car pictures wallpapers



 Although the market Chevrolet regained the sales lead at the end of 1936, but the Ford still sold extremely well. A new club cabriolet model was introduced with a fully-framed windshield and weatherproof top, and the convertible sedan gained the popular integrated trunkback design.

The Model 48 was an update on Ford's V8-powered Model 40A, the company's main product. Introduced in 1935, the Model 48 was given a cosmetic refresh annually, begetting the 1937 Ford before being thoroughly redesigned for 1941. The 1935 Ford's combination of price, practicality, and looks vaulted the company ahead of rival Chevrolet for the sales crown that year, with 820,000 sold

1936 Ford  the look was updated with an inverted pentagonal grille with all-vertical bars beneath a prominent hood and three horizontal chrome side strips (on DeLuxe models). A concealed horn, long a prominent part of the Ford's design, also brought the car into modern times. The new trucks continued with the old grille. Other major changes for 1936 were the use of pressed steel "artillery" solid wheels instead of wire wheels. Read more [ via : classic-carpictures ]




26 Mart 2012 Pazartesi

Daily car pics # 42 : BMW 328 Hommage Concept Car






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25 Mart 2012 Pazar

Roding Roadster 23 amazing car



Out of all the vehicles we have ever encountered, we’re not sure we have ever seen anything quite like the Roding Roadster 23.The vehicle sports a unique exterior is packing some pretty impressive performance numbers to go along with the cosmetic details.
Although all of the details have not been unveiled, we do know the Roding Roadster 23 is equipped with a BMW sourced, turbo charged 3.0 liter 6 cylinder motor capable of 320 horsepower and 332 pound feet of torque. Although this may not seem like a ton of power, the car only weighs in at 2,090 pounds. Only 23 total units will be produced when this car hits the road. Read more [ via : swagsofresh ]



Nissan DeltaWing amazing cars


The 24 hours of LeMans for the year 2012 is near and everyone is gearing up to leave a mark. One such racing creation, which looks like a Batmobile, is Nissan DeltaWing that is getting all set for the approaching competition.
Nissan is one of the leading partners, while joining the whole the project are Ben Bowlby and Chip Gansassi Racing, former Lola design chief.Read more [ via : designbuzz ]

24 Mart 2012 Cumartesi

Jeep Liberty will soon be powered by Pentastar V6



Jeep has announced that their Liberty’s next makeover will feature their success story in the engine department, the new Pentastar V6.
Since the Jeep Liberty is, and will continue to be, a relatively small off-roader the American company won’t be fitting it with the regular sized Pentastar powerplant.Read more [ via : ultimatecarblog ]

Ford F-350 Tonka Concept | ford f-350 tuning



 it's big. It's bold. It showcases an advanced new powertrain. DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2002 – It's bold. It's strong. It's a hint of what's to come for the next generation Ford F-Series pickup – America's best-selling vehicle for 20 years running and best-selling truck for the past 25 years.

It's the Ford Mighty F-350 TONKA, a vibrant yellow and chrome concept pickup showcasing an advanced new powertrain and a fresh design approach from the world's truck authority. It's the Ford Mighty F-350 Tonka concept, a vibrant yellow truck that pairs a distinctive design wîth innovative technologies worthy of the Built Ford Tough badge.Read more [ via : conceptcarz ]


23 Mart 2012 Cuma

HUMMER H3 GT BY GEIGERCARS | hummer tuning


While some are still raving about the most powerful Hummer H3 yet to be designed, others are already a step ahead. The tuning experts at GeigerCars.de have taken the new Hummer H3 Alpha with its 5.3 liter 300 bhp V8 Vortec engine a step further: it has been modified to create improved performance, more driving power,more speed and not to mention its exclusive styling – it is an impressive package both on and off road.The Hummer H3 GT Alpha achieves its additional power by means of a Geiger Tuning Kit, which raises the engine’s maximum performance to 300 bhp.
The engine produces a peak torque of 3876 in-lbs, which allows the 2.3 ton Hummer to effortlessly reach a top speed of 124 mph. GeigerCars.de has employed three specific components to produce this performance upgrade: software for the engine and transmission, a sport air filter, and a complete stainless steel high performance exhaust system. The distinctive sound emitted from its impressive tailpipes is synonymous with focused power and appeals to even the sportiest of drivers.Competent off-road, Confident on the roadThe H3 Alpha’s four wheel drive makes the vehicle ideal for heavier off-roading, and at the same time allows the H3 to feel at home on the road. GeigerCars.de has modified the H3 with a sport suspension, which lowers the ride height of the SUV to make it suitable for the road and provides a stable and smooth ride when taking fast corners. The Hummer H3 Alpha is easy and safe to drive both on road and off. GeigerCars.de also outfit the vehicle with a high performance brake system providing an additional safety measure- you can be sure that the 2.3 ton H3 Alpha can be steered confidently in every situation.

The world's best known Cord sells for US$2.42 million


 When the Great Depression claimed E.L. Cord's industrial empire, the Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg marques went with it. The Cord L-29 was perhaps one of the most distinctive cars ever produced, thanks to the extra long bonnet necessitated by the straight eight engine and front-wheel-drive system. Though cloaked in various bodies, the long low lines of the L-29 are unmistakeable.
The world's best known Cord, winner of countless awards, fell under the auctioneers hammer on Saturday, and sold for a record US$2.42 million. Great piccies.Read more [ via : gizmag ]



22 Mart 2012 Perşembe

MINI Beachcomber

beachcomber - mini tuning


MINI thinks the result would look something like the vehicle pictured above. It’s called the Beachcomber, and MINI is reportedly seriously considering creating a production version of the concept that debuted at this year’s Detroit Auto Show.Read more [ via : cargurus ]

Nissan's Hi-Cross Concept SUV points to design of future models



Nissan unveiled its new Hi-Cross Concept at the Geneva Motor Show this week. It's unclear if the concept will become an actual model - or if Nissan even really has room for another crossover - but the car does show a potential design direction for future models.
It also shows how seven people and a hybrid powertrain can fit neatly into a relatively small crossover.Read more [ via : gizmag ]



 
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