As the Paris Motor Show is around the corner, the list of vehicles unwrapped before their premier is getting longer. The latest one is from French carmaker, Peugeot. The brand has unveiled an all electric, all wheel drive EX1 concept, powered by one electric motor per axle, each supplying 170bhp and a constant 177lb ft of torque. Electric motors get the vital juice from 30kWh of lithium ion batteries onboard.
A true auto nerd won’t ever settle down on something which others deem as unique or unassailable. Rather, he goes beyond it while adding a thing or two to let them reconsider their viewpoint. Here is a similar case. Rolls-Royce Phantom is already a road wrecking beast with all that luxury and excellence. However, someone really want to add a little bling flavor to it.
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Chevy freaks who love everything Camaro, would surely fall for this Chevrolet Camaro CPU. The exorbitant price tag of $1,300 that this CPU comes with is nothing when it comes to passion and decking your home with everything that goes with your passion. Though this 20-inch-long Camaro model turned into a personal computer doesn’t come with a keyboard, monitor, mouse, or any other regular accessories that are standard in a personal computer, yet it’s some above average specks that include an 8 GB of RAM, a 500 GB hard drive and Windows 7 Home Premium.
Why freaks fancy to own cars wrapped in gold is a big, huge mystery. People seem in no mood to stop the vulgar display or screaming for that cheap attention either. Nevertheless, here comes another gold plated car from Australia. Displayed at the Auto Salon at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, this gold plated BMW is named as BMW Goldie Horn and is currently owned by Sydney brothers Mohammed and Bakr Ibrahim.
With the intention to bring the fashion flair to the Paris Motor show, Citron has tied up with the French fashion house Lacoste to create a funky looking city car concept, Citroën Lacoste. The new concept car is a small buggy that Citroën claims is “stylishly minimalist and elegantly laid back”.
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One of the fiercest beasts on the road, the limited edition ‘Spartan V’ is surely going to rule the road in the times to come. Featuring tube-frame, carbon fiber body, this vehicle merely weighs 661 pounds. It is equipped with Ducati 1198S engine that generates 170hp. Engine is mated to six speed sequential gearbox. With its lightweight construction, Spartan gets a sprint from 0-100km/h in less than three seconds, with its top speed locked at 280km/h.
The first prize winner in the ‘ground-breaking innovations in concept and small vehicles’ at ÖkoGlobe, Xenova’s Terryman is a fully electric powered van which offer an innovative added value in terms of environmental and resource protection. The aim behind designing this new all electric van is to optimally implement the drive technology and the result appears in the form of a free distribution in the interior cargo space and high efficiency in the use of the electric-utility vehicle.
Developed by Daniel Chinchilla Ochoa and Alberto Fernandez Albilares at the SPD Master in collaboration with Lamborghini, the Indomable is a production concept based on the Gallardo package. The concept is inspired by the new generation stealth jetfighters like the F22 Raptor and its front end represents the brand design.
Bugatti is unique and has all that charisma to make anything and everything unique that its name is associated with. Here is something new that brand’s name is now associated with – a watch winder, dubbed the Bugatti watch winder. Developed in Germany by Origintimes, Bugatti watch winder is a must for those who’ve a collection of expensive watches and is a Buggati fan at the same time.
German Car tuning company, Mansory was earlier reported to come to the Paris motor show with two cars. Even when the motor show is far away, the tuner has unveiled one of them: Maserati GranTurismo. Mansory has developed a tuning package for the exterior, interior as well as engine.
It has been almost seven years we are seeing the Bentley’s Continental GT ruling the roost on the road. But now to the delight of its fans, Bentley has just unveiled the full details and images of its 2011 GT which has been brought up to date with its interior evolved and exterior made more attractive. This way, Bentley has not only put the car in line with the brand’s Mulsanne flagship but its 4.0-liter V8 engine will also join the tweaked W12 in 2011.
You remember FoMoCo unveiled the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor sedan back in March? Well, it has sibling now – the Police Interceptor Utility, based on the 2011 Ford Explorer. The first ever police utility from Ford has been developed with input from a Police Advisory Board assembled by Ford. The combination of Sedan and Utility version of police interceptor allows Ford to deliver a complete, diverse and efficient solution to all of law enforcements’ pursuit needs. The vehicle has been engineered to pass a 75-mph rear crash test and has undergone certification and track testing by the Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.
To the delight of Bentley fans, the brand has informed the world that it’ll debut its Continental GT on seventh of September 2010 instead of Paris Motor Show as was expected earlier. It will be weeklong public reveal on the internet and will be hosted on www.ContinentalGT.com. With new sculpted, athletic body and powerful styling lines, 2010 continental GT is as dramatic and will be as instantly recognizable as its predecessor was.