Lincoln LS

  The Lincoln LS is a mid-size, rear wheel drive sedan from Lincoln. For its production run from 1999 until 2006, it was based on the Ford DEW98 platform, which was shared with the Jaguar S-Type and Ford Thunderbird. LS versions were originally to be called LS6 and LS8 depending on engine choice, but those designations were replaced with “LS … Continua a leggere

Suzuki Verona

  Quentin Crisp once said, “If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style.” It’s a message Suzuki wisely took to heart in its expeditious handling of the short-lived Verona. Sold as the Daewoo Magnus internationally, the Suzuki Verona was launched on U.S. shores in model-year 2004, a reflection of Suzuki’s desire to carve its niche in the … Continua a leggere

Chrysler Firepower

  Based on the Viper but powered by the SRT8 drivetrain, the Firepower brings up memories of fast DeSotos (among those who have memories of fast DeSotos), while making Viper-like styling and cornering available to those with less in the way of racing ability and more appreciation of creature comforts. The automatic transmission and less-powerful-but-still-potent Hemi make the Firepower quite … Continua a leggere

Chrysler Dodge Kahuna

  Ugly is as ugly does, and the Kahuna is often referred to as incredibly ugly. This overstyled minivan with room for six has composite bird’s eye maple laminate accents along the side panels. The roof is a silver/gray water resistant canvas that is see-through. The retractable top allows the outside to become part of the interior as it folds … Continua a leggere

Hyundai Talus HCD9

  The Hyundai HCD-9 Talus concept was one of the vehicles debuted at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show. The Talus was a vehicle which attempted to fuse the off-road potential of an SUV, with the sporty lines of a coupe. Developed at Hyundai’s California Design Center, the HCD-9 Talus was a nice looking vehicle, as far as SUV’s go, and … Continua a leggere

Volkswagen GX3

  The Volkswagen GX3 was a concept car created by project Moonraker, which was initiated by Stefan Liske, former director of group product strategy at Volkswagen. The GX3 was first shown at the 2006 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. It was considered a very unusual concept since it was three-wheeled and sometimes considered more of a motorcycle concept than a … Continua a leggere

Mazda Kabura

  The Mazda Kabura is a concept car shown by the Japanese manufacturer Mazda in 2006. The Kabura, introduced at the 2006 North American International Auto Show, is a sport compact which shows styling themes and technologies which could appear in future production models. It was designed in Irvine, California by Mazda of North America design chief Franz von Holzhausen, … Continua a leggere

Mercury Meta one

  Mercury Meta One is an advanced research vehicle concept from Ford Motor Company displaying the evolution of automotive design, research and engineering with emerging safety features, personal electronics and the world’s first PZEV diesel hybrid. “Meta One is a valuable test-bed for advanced technologies allowing us to demonstrate future safety and powertrain technologies that exist only in theory and … Continua a leggere

Toyota FT-SX

  With a fresh style and bold, commanding frame, the FT-SX is an exploration of an entirely new genre of automobile. Functionality, luxury and sporty performance share the spotlight, and are conveyed visually by its imposing size and sleek silhouette. A powerful V6 engine, all-wheel drive, 21-inch wheels, four doors, an inventive rear hatch and multi-functional glass roof make it … Continua a leggere

Mazda Sassou

  Mazda’s Sassou concept is a futuristic look at what their next B-class (like their current Mazda2) will be like. The Mazda Sassou’s exterior continues to evolve the design language of Mazda’s current line up. Also, the Sassou is fitted with special reactive lighting that gives the impression that the car is ‘alive.’ For instance, the front and rear of … Continua a leggere