Mercedes-Benz staged a presentation showing off their new S500 Intelligent Drive at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The autonomous car is currently in early stage of development but it works pretty well already. It's got a multitude of sensors around the car with different cameras and has access to GPS...
Taiwanese carmaker Luxgen unveiled the U6 Turbo crossover. It offers a generous interior space and has a 2,730mm wheelbase and measures 4,525mm long.
The SUV is offered with two turbocharged gasoline engines: a 1.8-liter producing 150hp at 5,200 rpm and 230 Nm (170 lb-ft) of torque between 2,400 and 4,000 rpm and a 2.0-liter developing 170hp at 5,200 rpm and 256 Nm (189 lb-ft) of torque between 2,400 and 4,000 rpm. Equipped with the 1.8-liter engine, the Luxgen U6 Turbo averages 14.1 km/l (7.1 l/100 km or 33.1 mpg US), while the 2.0-liter returns 13.5 km/l (7.4 l/100km or 31.7 mpg US).
Here's a private unveiling of the brand new 2015 Hyundai Genesis taking place in Korea.
According to Hyundai, the new Genesis mid-size luxury sedan adopts the brand's more expressive and "emotional" Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language which it says, is defined by the following core elements:
Mini Cooper's Hardtop Model will receive a brand new makeover for 2015. The updated model is manufactured with the same height and wide front grille as its last iteration and this model will maximize interior space, safety features and interior finishes.
Honda announced that it will begin its first US clinical studies of the Walking Assist Device at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. It will help provide improved mobility for people who have suffered a stroke.
Gran Turismo 6's most anticipated feature is its track creator. Players will be able to download a GPS-enabled app to their smartphones. The app will track elevation and GPS coordinates to create a replica of the road in the game.
Baja 1000 racer Adrian Cenni performed what is claimed to be the first 360 degree barrel roll in front of a live audience, though the claim may not be true, since it has been completed before. Instead, this may be the first 360-degree barrel roll in a truck!
Volkswagen has given the Beetle the racing treatment, fitting the vehicle with a typical racing aesthetic in a bold yellow and black with racing stripes over the front bonnet with specially designed interior and hub caps. Check out more in the gallery below:
Rumor has it that the next Nissan GT-R is going to be a hybrid. The rumor has been around for a while but has never been confirmed. Autocar now brings us the closest to it, quoting Nissan's sales and marketing boss Andy Palmer: