Concepts

Ferrari F-340 Competizione

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One-off concepts tend not to grab my attention. This time, however, I’ll make an exception. Meet the Ferrari F-340 Competizione, which will be built by Gullwing America. This car, based on the 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta, will only be built for one lucky owner. The original was much more common, with a whopping three […]

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2012 Honda CR-V Concept

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Like any mainstream Honda concept, the 2012 CR-V Concept is 99% likely to be the production vehicle. Once you take off the fancy wheels and shiny bits, of course. For the most part, there’s nothing suprising here. It’s a similar design to the outgoing CR-V, though the rear quarter is a little funky. Not sure […]

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Peugeot RC HYmotion4 Concept

What do we have here? A concept, the likes of which I can’t ever recall seeing.  Meet the Peugeot RC HYmotion4 Concept – part sports car, part sedan, and part hybrid gas-saver.  Say what?  You heard me.  The looks speak for themselves – this is a true “four door coupe”, if you must use that […]

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BMW twin-turbo diesel hybrid X5

Both hybrid technology and diesel engines are known for their fuel efficiency.  What if you took the two and combined them?  That’s exactly what BMW has done with the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept – basically a diesel hybrid X5.  Under the hood is a twin-turbo 2.0 liter 4 cylinder diesel engine that puts out 204 HP […]

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Is this the 2009 Nissan Maxima?

Meet Nissan’s most realistic concept – the Intima. Aside from the horrible name, you’ll see that this is a largish sedan, complete with pointless-feature-of-the-day suicide rear doors. Since the front and rear doors open in the same spot, there is no room for a B pillar. In a car this large, that’s likely to mean […]

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Honda CR-Z Concept

The CR-X is on it’s way back – only this time, it’s crazy cool looking and called the CR-Z. Honda says that CR-Z stands for “Compact Renaissance Zero”, but there’s no question that the CR-Z is really the modern-day interpretation of the CR-X. I didn’t care for the CR-X personally – I thought it was […]

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