Lexus GS 450h

  The latest GS marks the opening of a new chapter, says Lexus. From now on, Toyota’s luxury brand claims it will build cars that are exciting to look at and to drive, as well as being faultlessly reliable and brilliantly equipped. The new GS gets a more stylish body and rear-wheel-drive chassis with lots of gadgets aimed at making … 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

Hyundai Atos

  The quirky Hyundai Atos is the baby of the Hyundai family, although every bit as impressive as its siblings. The futuristic and dynamic design philosophy of its exterior continues throughout. Providing a lot of personal space for such a small car and much roomier feeling, combined with the harmony between form and function in addition to modern and exciting … Continua a leggere

Mazda Shinari

  The Mazda Shinari is a pure design concept model of a four-door, four-seater sports coupe which perfectly expresses the ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design theme in a graceful and carefree form. The Japanese word Shinari describes the powerful yet supple appearance of great resilient force when objects of high tensile strength, such as steel or bamboo, are twisted … Continua a leggere

Paulin VR Concept

  The VR Concept is a 2-seat sportscar designed for the year 2010. It is the first creation of Swedish Paulin Motor Company, founded by ex-Ford designer Daniel Paulin. This concept car aims to demonstrate Paulin’s vision of future design directions aiming for the market requirements of 2010 and further. The main proportions are typical of two-seat GT cars. The … Continua a leggere

Devon GTX

  From its carbon fiber superstructure, to its sweeping architectural surface, the all-new 2010 Devon GTX offers bold design, efficient tactility, and meaningful technologies that make a statement unlike any other supercar. Constructed of aircraft-quality carbon fiber from stem to stern, the Devon GTX instantly communicates its ultra-performance capability through aggressive, compact proportions and large (up to 20-inch) lattice-structure center-lock … Continua a leggere

BAC MONO

  Enthusiasts the world over dream of designing and building their own car. What set the Cheshire-born brothers Neill and Ian Briggs apart from most, is that they had the automotive qualifications and experience to do just that, and put the result into production for others to enjoy – enter the BAC MONO. MONO (as in monoposto, or single seat) … Continua a leggere