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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute a "speculative product"

The Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept shown at the Detroit motor show in January this year remains a “speculative product” that isn’t in the company’s mid-term Australian launch plans...

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Kia Novo concept previews next Cerato
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Kia Novo concept previews next Cerato

The Kia Novo concept is the latest in a long line of show-stopping concept cars from the Korean manufacturer. This one, revealed today at the 2015 Seoul motor show, is a fastback-style sedan based on its global C-segment (small car) platform that “provides a glimpse into Kia's plans for its future compact car line-up”...


Hyperloop Technolgies Inc gears up in LA’s Arts District
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Hyperloop Technolgies Inc gears up in LA’s Arts District

The company behind the conceptual high-speed transportation system known as Hyperloop is setting up shop in LA’s Arts District after agreeing to lease up to 38,000 square-feet of industrial space in the area. The hyperloop system works by pushing specifically designed capsules or pods through a steel tube maintained at a partial vacuum...


Lexus LF-SA concept leaks online
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Lexus LF-SA concept leaks online

Official images of Lexus LF-SA concept car have leaked online ahead of the car’s reveal at the Geneva motor show on March 3. Published by enthusiast site autowp.ru, the latest member of Lexus’ ‘LF’ concept car family is clearly a far-out design that serves as more of a vague preview of an eventual small road-going hatch/crossover...


Kia Sportspace concept details released
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Kia Sportspace concept details released

New images and details of the Kia Sportspace concept wagon have been released ahead of the car's international debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show next week. The stylish new Kia Sportspace mid-sized show car is claimed to be "neither saloon car nor wagon", "neither hatchback nor shooting brake", stating that "it is neither meant to be, nor does it look like, a load-lugger"...


Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo: tough-looking digital concept joins virtual racing world
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Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo: tough-looking digital concept joins virtual racing world

Meet the tough and funky Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo – the latest digital concept car ready to be let loose on Sony PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 6. Joining the likes of BMW, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Infiniti and Volkswagen in having a playable Vision Gran Turismo concept car on the Polyphony Digital-developed video game, the Mini Clubman Vision Gran Turismo has been created by the 'Mini Design Team' to represent "the essence of a Mini"...


Lexus LF-SA concept teased ahead of Geneva debut, tipped to preview new small car
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Lexus LF-SA concept teased ahead of Geneva debut, tipped to preview new small car

This is our first glimpse of the Lexus LF-SA concept car that will make its world premiere at the 2015 Geneva motor show on March 3. The image appears to have leaked out via Twitter, shortly after which Lexus bit the bullet and released it officially. In increasingly typical fashion, it’s a vague teaser image designed to build suspense without giving too much away...


Kia Sportspace concept to premiere in Geneva, previews Optima wagon
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Kia Sportspace concept to premiere in Geneva, previews Optima wagon

This is the Kia Sportspace, a luxurious concept car that will preview a new Optima wagon when it makes its public premiere at the Geneva motor show on March 3.  Announced last week but revealed in full today, the D-segment concept — parlance for a mid-sized car — is the 11th concept car created by Kia’s European design studio in Frankfurt...


Chevrolet Bolt Design Interview : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Chevrolet Bolt Design Interview : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

http://www.caradvice.com.au/329556/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The Chevrolet Bolt EV concept crossover may be the second Australian designed and built concept car to debut at the 2015 Detroit auto show (the first was the Buick Avenir large sedan), but arguably it is the smaller model that is the most important...


Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

http://www.caradvice.com.au/330221/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The man responsible for the design of the Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept says the vehicle could be put into production quickly if the reaction from the public and dealers is positive...


Buick Avenir First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Buick Avenir First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

It’s no surprise that only General Motors insiders have confirmed the just-released, Australian-designed Buick Avenir concept is underpinned by the company’s brand new Omega platform set for application in the 2016 Cadillac CT6 – or the American luxury division’s new S-Class and 7 Series rival...


Hyundai Santa Cruz Design Interview : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Hyundai Santa Cruz Design Interview : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

With the announcement today of the Hyundai Ute concept, ute-loving Australian buyers are no doubt keen to know what, when and how this hugely significant announcement will impact them. Firstly, it’s important to emphasise that the Hyundai Santa Cruz Pick Up (to give its full name), is purely a concept at this stage, but considering the significant of the utility segment, it’s likely the Santa Cruz will find its way to showrooms in the near future...


Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept Reveal : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept Reveal : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

http://www.caradvice.com.au/329587/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Hyundai has today unveiled a concept ute, dubbed “Hyundai Santa Cruz Pick-up Concept” at the Detroit auto show, plugging a major gap in its product lineup. The Santa Cruz is a new interpretation of the classic ute, according to Hyundai, with the brand hoping to entice not only traditional ute buyers but also Millennials seeking urban adventurer lifestyles...


EDAG Light Cocoon concept will debut leaf-like body structure in Geneva
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EDAG Light Cocoon concept will debut leaf-like body structure in Geneva

The EDAG Light Cocoon will be the German design consultancy firm's main concept car at the 2015 Geneva motor show, which will be held in March. EDAG, whose name stands for Engineering and Design AG, wanted to create a body structure that did without any material that wasn't absolutely necessary. This lead the company to pattern the Light Cocoon's construction on that of a leaf...


Lexus LF-C2 convertible “purely a concept”, says chief designer
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Lexus LF-C2 convertible “purely a concept”, says chief designer

The stunning Lexus LF-C2 convertible concept is believed to offer up plenty of hints about a new drop-top from the Japanese luxury brand – but the man who designed the car, Yasuo Kajino, told CarAdvice there are no plans to push it to production. Well, not yet...


Lexus LF-C2 convertible concept teased for a second time
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Lexus LF-C2 convertible concept teased for a second time

The Lexus LF-C2 convertible concept car that is due to be revealed at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show has been teased for a second time. The new image posted to a teaser reveal site gives a glimpse at the sharply-styled front-end of the new showcar, which is tipped to be the precursor to a production drop-top based on the RC coupe...


Fiat FCC4 coupe/ute/SUV mashup premieres in Brazil
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Fiat FCC4 coupe/ute/SUV mashup premieres in Brazil

Coupe-style SUVs are in vogue, and the radical Fiat FCC4 concept premiered today at the Sao Paulo motor show in Brazil shows the company is putting a big toe into the proverbial waters.  Part dual-cab ute, part sedan and part crossover, the FFC4 Franken-car features radical lines and exaggerated proportions that belong nowhere else but on a motor show stand...


Best cars of the 2014 Paris motor show
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Best cars of the 2014 Paris motor show

With hundreds of new cars and dozens of glinting concept vehicles at the 2014 Paris motor show, picking a favourite can be as difficult as getting a decent free WiFi connection. That didn’t stop the CarAdvice team from trying. Eight of our staff trawled the floors of the various pavilion halls at the Mondial de l’Automobile at Parc des Expositions de Versailles in the French capital to pick their favourite cars of the show...


Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 will never make it to production, says R&D chief
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Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 will never make it to production, says R&D chief

The eye-catching Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 plug-in hybrid "super cruiser" will never become a production reality, according to the company's head of research and development Maurizio Reggiani...


Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 plug-in hybrid concept supercar revealed
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Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 plug-in hybrid concept supercar revealed

The world’s first “hyper cruiser” - the V10 plug-in hybrid Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 - has been unveiled ahead of its world premiere at the 2014 Paris motor show. The Italian supercar specialist describes the new Asterion LPI 910-4 as a “technology demonstrator”, a show car that “could be realistically produced today, using technologies currently available and drawing on Lamborghini’s own expertise”...