Tag: Concept Car

Model III: Tesla’s 3-Series Fighter will Arrive in 2017

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With cars like the Mazda3 and the Audi A3, the auto industry surely isn’t short on nameplates that include the third digit. Tesla can claim to be the latest entry with its new Model III electric sports sedan, which takes aim at perhaps the most renowned ‘3’ of all time – the BMW 3 Series. Continue Reading »

Nissan 2020 GT Concept Covered in Awesome Racing Livery

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Nissan debuted its virtual supercar the 2020 GT Concept last month in Goodwood — and it was pretty. Problem is, we’ll never see this beautiful thing on the road or the track in real life. But we can dream, with a custom livery done up by YasidDesign.

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The New Camaro Should Look Like This, And Have A Four-Cylinder

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There’s a lot of hubbub surrounding the new Mustang and it’s four-cylinder engine. But we’re still trying to figure out what the hell everyone is complaining about? The new Mustang looks infinitely better, and the 4-cylinder engine will likely be better than the V6. Besides, emission standards.

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Is a Urine-Powered Fuel Cell Car in Your Future?

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Seven billion people walking the planet generate 10.5 billion liters of urine every day — enough to fill 4,200 Olympic swimming pools — and Korean researchers say we can use it to power a fuel cell, and soon our cars, according to a study published in the science journal Nature.

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6 Digital Cars You Can Only Drive In Gran Turismo 6

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When you hear Gran Turismo, you know that it’s one of the best racing games money can buy. After 17 years and six installments, it still remains one of the best video game franchises on the market, bar none.

So without skipping a beat, developers made sure that Gran Turismo 6 was the most badass racing simulator to date, complete with street cars, race cars, and even a series of concepts cars designed exclusively for the series.

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Nissan Concept 2020 is a Future GT-R In Disguise [w/Video]

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Like its automotive colleagues, Nissan is joining the Gran Turimso concept craze with an insane new hypercar all its own. It’s called the Nissan Concept 2020, but we like to think more of  it as a GT-R on steroids.

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World Cup 2014: Brazil’s 5 Coolest Classic Cars

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Someone mentioned that there’s some kind of a sporting match happening in Brazil over the next few weeks called the “World Cup.” At the very mention of Brazil, though, all we can think of are the cool cars of the 1960s and 1970s that came out of that country’s absolutely HUGE automotive industry. Native designs mated to existing chassis resulted in some of the coolest cars this side of Australia. Continue Reading »

1,000HP McLaren P1 GTR Track Toy Coming in 2015

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If you’re insane and don’t think the McLaren P1 is focused enough for the track, we have some good news. According to McLaren, they’re already working on a more track-focused P1 that will bear the iconic GTR moniker, and that same massive wing.

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The 1938 Phantom Corsair: A Glimpse of the Future from the Past

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What do you think of when you hear the last name “Heinz?” Most of us probably think of catsup. The more politically minded may recall Teresa Heinz, wealthy heiress and wife of current US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is known for expressing her opinions rather bluntly. However, the name is also associated with the 1938 Phantom Corsair, one of the most distinctive cars ever built.

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Chrysler Thunderbolt: Built by LeBaron with Style Beyond its Years

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The 1938 Buick Y-Job is credited as the world’s first concept car. But soon after, another vehicle rolled out that was as influential on the design of production cars that followed. It was the Chrysler Thunderbolt, and it was just as effective as turning heads. Continue Reading »