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With Its Mystery Concept, Kia Hopes to Cast a Sexy Glow Over Its EV Stable

Let’s face it — with the possible exception of the Stinger, Kia’s vehicle lineup is hardly the automotive equivalent of Britt Ekland, circa 1971. Few are. Still, the automaker has made great strides in terms of design, as well as quality. Also on the march is the brand’s technological prowess, and it’s this knowledge that […] The post With Its Mystery Concept, Kia Hopes to Cast a Sexy Glow Over Its EV Stable appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Autos, Concept Cars, EVs, Kia, Kia Motors, Britt Ekland, News Blog, Product Planning


Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Lurks in Darkness Before Geneva Debut

Automakers across the globe are readying teaser images for models they intend to debut at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show next month. For Subaru, that means the latest addition to its Viziv line of concept vehicles. While initial Viziv concepts were highly conceptual designs, the line has gradually evolved to deliver models more in line […] The post Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Lurks in Darkness Before Geneva Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Auto Shows, Autos, Crossovers, Concept Cars, Subaru, Geneva Auto Show, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Concept Vehicles, VIZIV, Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept


Subaru’s latest VIZIV concept car is pumped full of adrenaline

The Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline is the seventh member of the Japanese automaker's family of VIZIV concept cars. It debuts at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, but for now, all we're getting is a shadowy teaser image. The post Subaru’s latest VIZIV concept car is pumped full of adrenaline appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Concept Cars, Subaru, Geneva Motor Show, 2019 Geneva Motor Show


Toyota Supra TRD Concept Debuts On Japanese Parts Website

Considering the Toyota Supra was revealed to the world just a few weeks ago, it feels slightly premature for the manufacturer to start releasing special editions of the model. However, we’ve heard it’s important to strike while the iron is hot in business and the Supra is certainly operating well above room temperature. It would be […] The post Toyota Supra TRD Concept Debuts On Japanese Parts Website appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Toyota, Concept Cars, Supra, Toyota Supra, News Blog, Trd, Toyota Racing Development, Gazoo Racing, Gr, Catalog Cars, Performance Parts


VW Dune Buggy Concept: Where EVs & The 1960s Meet

VW’s concept is inspired by the American buggies from the 1960s and ‘70s. This modern Dune Buggy showcases the flexibility of VW’s latest EV platform. It doesn’t look like a production version is comming but we won’t give up hope. When I first saw the pictures of the VW Dune Buggy, I thought it was a prop for some upcoming sci-fi movie. Tron II – Electric Tron-a-Loo or something. But no, VW is serious. Or as serious as you can be with a show car. Which is what the Dune Buggy is. You’ll be able...
Tags: Chicago, Vw, Electric Vehicles, Iowa, Autos, Geneva, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, Joliet, Hermosa Beach, Rincon, Volkswagen of America Inc, Car News, Car Talk, Tony Borroz, Bruce Meyer


Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to compete with Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It's taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals. The post Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to compete with Rolls-Royce takes shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Concept Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Royce, Lagonda, 2019 Geneva auto show


Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape

Aston Martin is preparing to resurrect the Lagonda nameplate to use it on a sub-brand focused on making luxurious electric cars. It's taking aim at Rolls-Royce and Bentley, among other rivals. The post Aston Martin’s intrepid plan to take down Rolls-Royce takes shape appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Concept Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Royce, Lagonda, 2019 Geneva auto show


Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show

It’s the Chicago Auto Show this week, but some manufacturers are already teasing models for March’s Geneva International Motor Show. Despite many automakers taking a powder on next month’s event, Mazda just announced plans to unveil a new compact crossover in Switzerland. Our best guess is that this is a preliminary concept for something that […] The post Guess Who: Mazda to Debut Mystery Crossover at Geneva Auto Show appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Switzerland, Autos, Crossovers, Concept Cars, New Cars, Trade Shows, Chicago Auto Show, Mazda, Geneva Auto Show, Geneva International Motor Show, News Blog, Cuvs


As It Spreads Its Platform Pitch, Volkswagen Has a Buggy It Wants You to Think About

After Volkswagen strategy boss Michael Jost told a German newspaper Wednesday of his company’s plan to offer up its MEB electric vehicle platform to anyone who wants it, VW further disseminated the message on Thursday — making the pitch that the automaker now offers “e-joint ventures.” Cute, but also potentially lucrative for automakers not interested in […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, EVs, Platforms, Meb, News Blog, Product Planning, Michael Jost, Duny Buggy


Mitsubishi Teases Futuristic Crossover Concept With Odd Name

Mitsubishi is too busy turning the brand around to bother trickling out newsworthy content to the media. Much of what you read in the press relates to how the brand is doing as the newest addition to the Renault-Nissan Alliance, hot takes regarding its marketing decisions, and the occasional update from auto executives on future products. […] The post Mitsubishi Teases Futuristic Crossover Concept With Odd Name appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Concept Cars, Mitsubishi, Renault Nissan Alliance, Geneva Auto Show, Mitsubishi Motors, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Concept Vehicles, Engelberg Tourer Concept, Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer


Three Automakers All Debuted the Same Electric SUV at the Detroit Auto Show

It makes sense that we got a bumper crop of electrified crossovers at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. But is there some rule saying they all have to look like they’re crouching and squinting?Read more...
Tags: Science, Concept Cars, Detroit Auto Show, Car Design, Trend Alert


China’s GAC Motor cruises into Detroit with all-electric Entranze concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor brought its all-electric Entranze concept to the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. This is the third straight year that GAC has appeared in Detroit, and the company has established a design center in California. The post China’s GAC Motor cruises into Detroit with all-electric Entranze concept appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, California, China, Cars, Trends, Concept Cars, Detroit, Electric Cars, Detroit Auto Show, GAC Motor, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


NAIAS 2019: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept Hints at the Dangers of an Electrified Future

Embracing the marque’s Japanese heritage, Infiniti today revealed the QX Inspiration concept SUV. The concept, a midsize crossover, looks towards an electrified future for the brand. Further, it introduces a new styling language that’s sure to influence future vehicles. Sadly, the 11:40 a.m. press conference and reveal came and went without the concept rolling across […] The post NAIAS 2019: Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept Hints at the Dangers of an Electrified Future appeared first on The Truth...
Tags: Features, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Detroit Auto Show, News Blog, NAIAS 2019, Infiniti QX Inspiration


Nissan IMs concept teases a future long-range, autonomous electric car

Debuting at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the Nissan IMs is an electric car with a 380-mile range, autonomous-driving capability, and a backseat designed for being chauffeured. Too bad it's just a concept car. The post Nissan IMs concept teases a future long-range, autonomous electric car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Self-driving Cars, Concept Cars, Nissan, Electric Cars, Detroit Auto Show, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


CES 2019: What’s Next for Self-Driving Cars, Connected Vehicles and Vehicle Technology

Today, vehicles are evolving to be more connected and autonomous. Innovators continually develop new ideas to make transportation more convenient, efficient and eco-friendly. And CES 2019 in Las Vegas is the place to see the latest and greatest. With over 290K net square feet of vehicle-tech exhibit space, CES 2019 is your opportunity to see the self-driving cars, concept cars, connected vehicles and… flying taxis!? In fact, you can even test drive the latest vehicle technology including parkin...
Tags: Amazon, Autos, Toyota, Autonomous Vehicles, Las Vegas, Connected Cars, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Concept Cars, Driverless Cars, Kia, Car Tech, AAA, Driverless Car, Alexa, TomTom


Hyundai’s Walking Concept Car, Elevate

Designed as a first responder for natural disasters, automaker Hyundai’s Elevate concept car sets wheels on robotic legs that can stretch to walk or climb across challenging terrain. Unveiled at CES (as a small toy-like model), the vehicle’s “active suspension” employs an electric actuator technology, allowing the leg architecture freedom of movement in six directions. Further, the modular passenger unit opens in all four directions. Read …
Tags: Design, Cars, Tech, Ces, Concept Cars, Hyundai, Natural Disasters, Linkaboutit, Ces2019


10 concepts we loved in 2018 (and one we’re not crazy about)

Concept cars aren't as wild as they once were, but automakers still know how to make us dream -- and, occasionally, cringe. In 2018, we saw dozens of concepts that often highlighted electrification, autonomous, or connectivity technology. The post 10 concepts we loved in 2018 (and one we’re not crazy about) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Concept Cars


The 10 most droolworthy concept cars of the year, and 1 big cringe

Concept cars aren't as wild as they once were, but automakers still know how to make us dream -- and, occasionally, cringe. In 2018, we saw dozens of concepts that often highlighted electrification, autonomous, or connectivity technology. The post The 10 most droolworthy concept cars of the year, and 1 big cringe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Concept Cars


Subaru Bringing Dynamic Duo to Tokyo Auto Salon

Subaru is preparing a couple of rather interesting concepts for next month’s Tokyo Auto Salon, which is essentially the Japanese equivalent of SEMA. With fun passenger cars gradually disappearing from the market, performance-enhanced crossovers are becoming more common. In fact, they could be the next hot industry trend — and Subaru Tecnica International doesn’t want to […] The post Subaru Bringing Dynamic Duo to Tokyo Auto Salon appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Concept Cars, Subaru, Tokyo Auto Salon, Subaru Forrester, SEMA, Subaru Tecnica International, Subaru WRX STI, News Blog, Concept Vehicles


Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut

Infiniti will unveil a new concept previewing its first electric car at the North American International Auto Show next month. On Friday, Nissan’s luxury division released a digitally shrouded image of the model to help build anticipation. While Infiniti spent much of the past year showcasing interesting concept vehicles, precious few have a snowball’s chance in […] The post Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Nissan, EVs, North American International Auto Show, Naias, News Blog, Product Planning, NAIAS 2019, Detroit Debut


Electrifying Design from Audi’s e-Tron GT Concept Car

First impressions of the battery-powered vehicle from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Audi design boss Marc Lichte prefers to clear his head on the deck of a boat in the Baltic Sea, but when he’s in the studio, he must imagine himself behind the wheel of an electric car. Unveiled at the LA Auto Show last week, one such car is the German luxury brand’s …
Tags: Auto, Design, Interviews, Cars, Driving, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Audi, Baltic Sea, Concept, Car Design, Marc Lichte, Los Angeles Auto Show Audi, Audi E-tron Gt


Mitsubishi Needs to Give the e-Evolution Concept a Rest

There’s a lot of wiggle room in what constitutes a concept vehicle. While they frequently foreshadow production models, there’s nothing stopping a company from gluing together some balsa wood, throwing a lawn chair on top, and telling the press it’s scheduled for production next year. It doesn’t have to be a working car, it doesn’t […] The post Mitsubishi Needs to Give the e-Evolution Concept a Rest appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Editorials, Autos, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Mitsubishi, Evo, News Blog, Lancer, Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept


Audi Pulls the Sheet Off e-tron GT Concept in LA

After some healthy automotive foreplay, Audi finally took the wraps off its new e-tron GT Concept at the LA Auto Show. Offering the best elements of the brand’s design language, the vehicle previews a production model that’s scheduled to appear late in 2020, as well as Porsche’s upcoming Taycan EV — which will share the Audi’s drivetrain […] The post Audi Pulls the Sheet Off e-tron GT Concept in LA appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: La, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Autos, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Audi, EVs, Electric Cars, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Audi E-tron Gt, Audi E-tron Gt Concept, Tesla Killers


E-tron GT concept is the latest volley in Audi’s electrified offensive

Concepts have traditionally been an exercise in “what if,” serving as a means of stoking the public’s imagination. But with the e-tron GT concept, Audi assures us that “this will be.” We'll see a production model in showrooms by 2020. The post E-tron GT concept is the latest volley in Audi’s electrified offensive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Concept Cars, Audi, Audi E-tron, 2018 Los Angeles auto show, Audi E-tron Gt Concept


Audi e-tron GT Concept Arrives Earlier Than Expected

Scheduled to make its official debut at the 2018 LA Auto Show later this week, Audi decided to unwrap the e-tron GT Concept early — bringing in  celebrity and friend of the brand Robert Downey Jr. to help do the honors. While photos of the event were off limits, Audi was kind enough to provide a […] The post Audi e-tron GT Concept Arrives Earlier Than Expected appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Robert Downey Jr, Electric Vehicles, Autos, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Audi, EVs, News Blog, e-Tron, Concept Vehicles, Audi E-tron Gt


Volkswagen’s electric retro van could deliver your Amazon parcels in 2022

The Volkswagen I.D. Cargo concept is an electric, connected delivery van based on the I.D. Buzz concept from 2017. It boasts up to 350 miles of range and cool features like solar panels on the roof and a 230-volt outlet for power tools. The post Volkswagen’s electric retro van could deliver your Amazon parcels in 2022 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Cars, Trends, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, Electric Cars


Honda turned its Ridgeline truck into a larger-than-life ATV

The Honda Rugged Open Air Vehicle concept is a Ridgeline pickup truck with the body stripped off to create the feel of an oversized side-by-side ATV. It's exactly the kind of craziness you get from the annual SEMA show. The post Honda turned its Ridgeline truck into a larger-than-life ATV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Honda, Concept Cars, Pickup Trucks, SEMA, Honda Ridgeline, Off-Roaders, SEMA 2018


The Ten Most Interesting Porsche Concept Cars Of All Time

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Tags: 911, China, Porsche, Autos, Concept Cars, Porsche Prototypes, Mission E


Smart’s Forease Concept Car

Design Director Kai Sieber shares the emotion in smart's new design language Smart, the brand known primarily for its functionality and rationality, is embracing its personality through design. The Forease concept car—just-announced at the Paris Motor Show—is decreasing the distance between the vehicle and the world around it. For starters, the Forease operates on an entirely electric powertrain. Its abbreviated windshield and roofless cabin invite the …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Smart, Paris, Concept Cars, Mercedes-benz, Paris Motor Show, Mondial de l'Auto, Kai Sieber


Smart’s roofless Forease concept is a sun-loving city car

The Smart Forease concept debuts at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, where Smart is celebrating its 20th anniversary. However, it's unclear where the brand will go over the next 20 years. The post Smart’s roofless Forease concept is a sun-loving city car appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Smart, Paris, Concept Cars, Paris Motor Show, Smart ForTwo