Testing the safety of vehicles isn't a walk in the park. The process has to look at how safe vehicles are for their occupants in the event of an accident. The whole process itself ends quickly, but prepping for it takes quite a bit of work. From strapping in a dummy, to fitting cameras and install...
Hyundai will debut a new concept model named the Intrado at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The concept is said to preview future developments for the brand.
The single teaser sketch shows off a small, or compact sized crossover model. Hyundai mentioned that it is built around a "super-lightweight structure made from a mixture of advanced materials and joined using a revolutionary technique that has the potential to change the way cars are constructed in the future". The car is powered by a next generation hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain that is smaller and lighter than the one used in the production ix35 Fuel Cell.
Aftermarket specialists Vorsteiner have released new photos of their tuning package for the BMW M5 sedan. The new bodykit for the F10 M5 features lightweight carbon fiber aerodynamic components, new wheels and performance products.
Honda released a design sketch revealing the silhouette of the next generation Ridgeline pickup truck. The truck is scheduled to launch less than two years from now, and while Honda doesn't say, the new model may ditch the closed box unibody platform used in the current model.
Leonardo DiCaprio is joining forces with Venturi in their quest to get a place on the Formula E grid for 2014. He was quoted saying, "The future of our planet depends on our ability to embrace fuel-efficient, clean-energy vehicles," to which he added that "Venturi Grand Prix has shown tremendous foresight in their decision to create an environmentally friendly racing team, and I am happy to be a part of this effort."
This teaser photo by Lexus suggests that the RC coupe is about to get the addition of an RC-F high performance version.
The photo reveals a new multi-spoke alloy wheel model with a bulging wheel arch. The automaker says they are preparing an “entirely new model debut” at the North American International Auto Show (January 13-26, 2014) adding that the all-new performance model is “designed from the asphalt up, to strike at the heart”, and that it promises a “bold, gritty, experience.”