Category Archives: Auto Shows

Last Stop: Bugatti Veyron Successor to Emerge at Geneva Motor Show!

The so-called “Fastest car on the planet” is about to break the Internet again. The most drawn-out and not exactly seductive tease for the newbie initially captivated but has shed some zest over time. The ridiculous wait for the Bugatti Veyron successor is about to come to a screeching halt, however, depositing the suspect onto the well-attended concourse of the Geneva Motor Show in France. The Bugatti Chiron 18/3 concept from 1999 is pictured above. What will the new version look like? Fun fact: This year marks the 86th for the Geneva Motor Show. The mere mention of the Bugatti Veyron … Continue reading

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Bentley Bentayga Gets All Boost on Us

The upcoming Bentley Bentayga is the topic of much debate because she seems to be a very complex lady right off the jump. Now it is being teased that the diesel Bentayga is getting an electric-aided turbocharger to go with that glorious W12 engine. The feature will be called the E-boost to appeal to gearheads with thunder in their veins and a thirst for that boost.  Bentley Bentayga is all about that boost, bout that boost—no trouble.  The luxury carmaker has revealed that the Bentley Bentayga will eventually offer both diesel and plug-in hybrid variants, with the keyword being eventually. … Continue reading

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Toyota S-FR: The Angry Animated Family Member

The Toyota S-FR is set to show off at the Toyota Motor Show. It certainly seems that the brand has become well…rounded…following the success of the Lexus LFA supercar and her smattering of reminiscent siblings. Looking at the S-FR it can be confusing to ascertain which direction the brand is heading, but it also seems to create a sense of amusement and happiness with that angry animated cartoonish countenance. The Toyota S-FR at a glance: This is to be one of 6 or so vehicles heading to Tokyo. It is small by design, a nod to current city car trends … Continue reading

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Did Subaru Just Break Out Some Sexy with the Viziv Future Concept?

All photos ©Subaru   Subaru is best known for its performance and family fare offerings, with the standard Forester serving as the social and nonthreatening SUV for families and rides like the WRX, STI and BRZ attracting power craving petrol heads worldwide. But has everyone noticed the Subaru Viziv Future concept SUV? Are they breaking out the sexy for the Tokyo Motor Show or what?  The Subaru Viziv Future demonstrates the design language of the brand’s future. The Viziv Future concept illustrates where the future of the Subaru SUV is headed, and it is so much better than previous  SUV … Continue reading

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What the Bugatti Vision GT Sounds Like When Started

When it comes to speed and titles, few match the long-standing Bugatti Veyron. That said, some find the startup and throttle sound to be a bit too soft and gentle for such an epic monster. Queue the Bugatti Vision GT concept, it seems that the engineers took note (pun intended) of the situation when developing this nice lady and gave her a much throatier voice. Take a listen in the clip below! This video was captured at the Frankfurt Motor Show where the Bugatti Vision GT concept was shown for the first time. Here you can see her showing off … Continue reading

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Missing James Dean Porsche to be Recovered?

Most know the tragic tale of Hollywood legend James Dean and his untimely death behind the wheel of his beloved Porsche 550 Spyder back in 1955. Since that time, numerous stories about the car being cursed continue to fascinate—along with the mystery of where the Porsche ended up when it disappeared somewhere between Florida and California during transport in the early 1960s. It seems someone has come forward claiming to know exactly where the car has been hidden all of these years. Has the missing wreckage of James Dean’s Porsche 550 been discovered? The person who has come forward claims … Continue reading

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The Halcón Falcarto German Newcomer: Hit or Miss?

There is a new automaker emerging in Germany called Halcón and it is eager to show off the very first model. The Halcón Falcarto begins with a Nissan 370Z chassis and then takes on its very own carbon fiber infused persona. Check out the racy video clip of her in action below. The Halcón Falcarto is a newcomer on the automotive scene hailing from Germany, which is no slouch in the luxury car arena and has always had plenty to bring to the table. The Halcón Falcarto means Falcon, which the new company chose to communicate that the vehicle means … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Checkmates in Frankfurt with Shape Shifting Concept

So Mercedes-Benz just created a real transformer. The Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile (IAA) has just taken the annual Frankfurt Auto Show by storm—showcasing the first-ever automobile capable of changing shapes whilst driving down the road. This technology is different than just the typical automotive ability to produce a rear wing at high speeds. The Mercedes-Benz IAA is essentially a shape shifter, able to alter its physical form at speeds exceeding 50 miles per hour. To make it even cooler, depending on preference, it is a hybrid. The Mercedes-Benz IAA concept at a glance: This concept looks like none of its … Continue reading

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Battle of the Brands: The 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

The 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show is in full swing—and the competition this year is fairly fierce. Automakers from all over the planet have gathered in Frankfurt, Germany to show off their wares and have a bit of a go with their people. It is an annual draw that is followed and looked forward to by millions. Without further fuss, let’s take a gander at what is happening this year in what I will call the ‘Battle of the brands’. The year old Peugeot Quartz concept While some companies use these types of shows to tout their upcoming models, some take … Continue reading

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Why Ferrari Took Over a Gas Station

Luxury automaker and branding guru Ferrari has surprised the masses by acquiring temporary rights to a certain gas station. The move has nothing to do with any sort of energy battle, but rather, a unique way to allow fans to interact with the brand called ‘Casa Ferrari’. When I first heard of the story, my initial thought was that the Prancing Horse had perhaps purchased a gas station near one of their testing sites, alas, it was something completely different! Casa Ferrari took Pebble Beach and Monterey Car Week by storm. The best way to get a feel for just … Continue reading

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