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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...

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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”...


Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept points to a new rival to the Porsche Panamera
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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept points to a new rival to the Porsche Panamera

The Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept to be revealed at the 2014 Paris motor show is set to showcase what the brand will offer at the top of its model range in the near future. At the launch of the new Infiniti Q50 2.0T, Infiniti Cars Australia product planning manager, Bernard Michel, indicated that reports doing the rounds about a production version of the Q80 offering buyers a large sports luxury car are on the money...


Toyota C-HR concept crossover revealed
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Toyota C-HR concept crossover revealed

The Toyota C-HR concept crossover model has been revealed ahead of its global debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October. The new high-riding concept hatchback - which is expected to presage a new compact SUV from the Japanese brand - had been teased earlier in September, but two new images uploaded to the internet show the funky three-door baby SUV in all its glory...


Peugeot Quartz concept could hint at new French SUV
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Peugeot Quartz concept could hint at new French SUV

The Peugeot Quartz concept is set to take the stage at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October - and it could be the first hint at a future premium SUV from the aspiring French brand. According to Peugeot the Quartz concept shows how the brand is "blending the heightened expression of a next-generation SUV with the punch of its more high-performance models"...


Renault TraficRider concept teased
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Renault TraficRider concept teased

The all-new Renault Trafic van is set to get the KnightRider treatment, as the brand prepares to show what is expected to be a new technologically-advanced version of the load lugger on September 2...


Fiat 500L : SUV'd city car gets Vans design treatment
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Fiat 500L : SUV'd city car gets Vans design treatment

The funky little Fiat 500L-Vans design concept has debuted at the US Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach in California, sporting a unique look and styling cues taken from the US-based shoe brand. Based on the five-seat 500L but equipped with four ringed LED driving lights, a two-tone paint scheme, roof racks and a double-decker surfboard carrier, the Fiat 500L-Vans takes inspiration from the company’s original hi-top shoe...


Quant e-Sportlimousine : Zero emissions concept approved for public roads
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Quant e-Sportlimousine : Zero emissions concept approved for public roads

The zero emissions Quant e-Sportlimousine has been approved for use on public roads, four months after its world premiere at the 2014 Geneva motor show. Approved for use on public roads in Germany and Europe, the Quant e-Sportlimousine employs a supposedly unique nanoFlowcell battery-based electric drive system, touted as being able to store and release electrical energy at very high energy densities...


Ford and Intel working on interior-facing camera tech known as Project Mobii
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Ford and Intel working on interior-facing camera tech known as Project Mobii

Ford has teamed up with Intel to develop a prototype of what it calls “the future of in-car personalisation and mobile interior imaging technology” with its research project known as Mobile Interior Imaging or Project Mobii. Perhaps the most immediately accessible feature is one that senses whether it is the driver or passenger reaching for the sat-nav...


Renault Sport Trophy : Teased concept previews 368kW-plus Nismo-powered racer
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Renault Sport Trophy : Teased concept previews 368kW-plus Nismo-powered racer

The first image and details of the Renault Sport Trophy concept have been teased ahead of the future Nismo-powered race car's unveiling at the Moscow motor show in August and 2015 competitive race start...


Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo teases company’s supercar future
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Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo teases company’s supercar future

Nissan says a version of its outlandish Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo supercar could make the bold step from virtual to reality.  Revealed overnight, the Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo has the appearance of a wild 2+2 supercar with an advanced aerodynamic body...


Hyundai Veloster RM Concept: rear-drive, 2.0-litre turbo - UPDATED with new images
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Hyundai Veloster RM Concept: rear-drive, 2.0-litre turbo - UPDATED with new images

The Hyundai Veloster RM Concept pushes the South Korean small sporty hatchback to a new level. New images of the Veloster RM show car have been released following its debut in South Korea yesterday. There's still little in the way of information about the car, but we know it features two seats and a 2...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept built by apprentices to debut at Wörthersee show
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept built by apprentices to debut at Wörthersee show

A new Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept car built by apprentices will debut at the 2014 Wörthersee gathering in Austria at the end of May. The new concept has been teased in a photograph with its 12 apprentice creators ahead of the car's unveiling at the annual Volkswagen Group meet, and while the image gives little away in terms of what to expect from the car, it's clear the concept has been designed to appeal to younger enthusiasts, as all of the apprentices are aged between 18 and 23...


Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe uncovered in production guise
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Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe uncovered in production guise

The Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe concept looked close to production-ready when it debuted at the 2014 Beijing auto show just over a week ago, and now images purportedly showing a real-life production version of the Jetta-based swoopy sedan have surfaced online. The pictures, outed by Chinese site autohome.com...


Nissan Lannia concept sedan aimed at young Chinese buyers
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Nissan Lannia concept sedan aimed at young Chinese buyers

If you're Chinese and were born in the 1990s or 2000s, the Nissan Lannia concept will apparently appeal to you more than anyone else. The Lannia concept sedan, which was revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show over the weekend, is said to be "tailored towards the 'Post 80s' Chinese desiring an 'Energetic Sedan For Me'"...