Fiat Turbina

  Fiat Turbina was a 1954 concept car built by Italian manufacturer Fiat . It was unusual in using a gas turbine for propulsion.   In 1954 Fiat was the second car manufacturer, after Rover , to introduce a car propelled by a gas turbine. The project took a long period of planning, studies began in 1948 and ended with … Continua a leggere

Citroen Lacoste

  Two names, Citroën and Lacoste, have come together with a shared vision – to cultivate boldness, creativity and optimism. The result of these common values: the new Citroën Lacoste Concept. To be unveiled at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show, this new model is an emblem for a state-of-mind and a lifestyle. Clearly alluding to leisure and pleasure, it takes … Continua a leggere

Proton Jebat

  We know that Proton seems to have a fascination with building cars directly resembling those that Mitsubishi makes, but we didn’t think that even their concepts would have their own Mitsubishi flavor to them. As it turns out, the Malaysian automaker isn’t afraid of channeling their inner love for Mitsubishi as they revealed the Jebat Concept as part of … Continua a leggere

Proton Inspira

  The Proton Inspira, or previously referred to as Proton New Sedan, or codenamed P3-90A is an automobile produced by Malaysian carmaker Proton as the successor to the Proton Waja. The sedan car is essentially a rebadged 9th generation (and current) Mitsubishi Lancer. Initially, Proton’s inaugural model in September 1985, the Proton Saga, was based largely on the 4th generation, … Continua a leggere

Bertone Lancia Kayak

  A distinctively elegant, formal Bertone coupe on the Lancia Kappa mechanical base. From the aesthetic point of view Bertone was inspired by the glorious Lancia tradition. An eye on the future and the yet unexpressed potential of this legendary brand. The Kayak, presented for the first time at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, was a Bertone interpretation of a … Continua a leggere

Bertone Mantide

  The Bertone Mantide is a design study based on the Corvette ZR1 first unveiled in 2009 over a series of YouTube videos known simply as Project M.   The Mantide has better performance figures than the ZR1, due in part to its highly advanced aerodynamics and significant weight savings. The overall vehicle weight has been reduced with using carbon … Continua a leggere

Iso Varedo

  In the early 1970s, Piero Rivolta decided that because his company was racing in Formula one, they needed to add a mid-engined supercar to their lineup of sports and GT cars. Rivolta hired Ercole Spada, a veteran designer from Carrozzeria Ghia, to be the chief stylist. The car was named Varedo to honor the town in which their new … Continua a leggere

Iso Grifo 90

  Presented in June 1991 near Modena, the Grifo 90 was an attempt to revive the Iso marque by Piero Rivolta and Piero Sala. In 1990, Renzo Rivolta’s son, Piero, asked Callaway to be the engine supplier to his new Iso Rivolta Grifo 90, a revival of the Iso Rivoltas from the 60’s and 70’s.   The Iso Rivolta cars … Continua a leggere

Iso Grifo

  Some cars are derisively said to look like refrigerators, but the shapely Italian automobiles built by Renzo Rivolta’s company, Iso, are actually descended from refrigerators-or, more accurately, the refrigerator business. Iso (originally Isothermos) made refrigerators in Italy starting in 1939. In the postwar years, the company began building motorbikes, scooters, and then minicars, most notably the Isetta bubble car, … Continua a leggere

Bizzarrini GT Strada 5300

  That the Bizzarrini GT Strada 5300 should bear a close resemblance to the Bizzarrini-designed Iso Grifo, therefore, should hardly come as a surprise. In the early 1960s, the name of Giotto Bizzarrini seemed to crop up all over the Italian supercar industry, the engineer being involved with Ferrari, Lamborghini, Iso and his own little carmaking concern in the space … Continua a leggere