BMW recently unveiled images of their latest BMW i8 Spyder concept car, which is the convertible version of the car Tom Cruise drove in Mission impossible 4 late last year. Unlike the coupe, the Spyder has a two-section folding roof and upward-opening doors. The interior features an 8.8-inch (22.4 cm) screen display, which BMW claims, shows “all the relevant driving information in…
Come to the Guggenheim from now till May 13, 2012 to see a "Choices," an amazing retrospective of the late sculptor John Chamberlain. Known for his colorful sculptures, Chamberlain was able to transform…
What exactly are you looking at? It's the world’s first transparent car. The unique 1939 Pontiac Ghost Car is a show car equipped with plexiglass panels which allows for that see-through look. Originally built for the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair as part of the Futurama exhibit, the Ghost Car was recently sold at an auction for an undisclosed amount. (Its estimated worth is… Continue
ORA-It has created a mutant object for Citroën to illustrate 400 years of mobility. This object, called EVO, can be equipped with additional modules. Similar to car options, independants plugs can be added to rods located back and front of the car. For the inauguration of ORA-Ito’s work, actress Mylène Jampanoï has played "the woman who came from nowhere” and has… Continue
In the future, how will electric cars sound? Designer Klaud Wasiak thinks it'll be something similar to electronic music.
The Moog is two-seat concept car that is inspired by electronic music, more specifically minimal techno. "It is a blend between Volkswagen’s brand philosophies and the characteristics of electronic music," says Wasiak.
"Tesla Motors today unveiled an update to its famous Roadster sports car, the Roadster 2.5. The changes are fairly minor, including a new front fascia, better seats, an optional touchscreen navigator, better sound in the cabin and improved wheels. But any chance to post a bunch of photos of a super-sexy car of the future is one we'll gladly take..."…
Universal Studio's publicity stunt: huge footprints left in the sand on Santa Monica Beach, complete with a crushed lifeguard vehicle for the new King Kong 3-D attraction, which opens at the theme park this summer.
As an ad designer for an automotive company, I need to have the know-how about cars, and what attract consumers to vehicle brands such as Audi, Peugeot, and Lexus. Though I'm still new in this area of business, but I'm getting there as I check out some of the latest car designs, concepts and what nots. Ford is no exception. Check out their latest concept car, Ford START.
This minimalistic and simple chic look on Ford START was staged in… Continue
So you've seen a sleek motorcyle, and you've seen a sleek car, but have you ever seen the two fused into one? Well, neither did I, until I came across this.
François Knorreck spends all his free time to build, manufacture, modify and tune motorbikes. All sorts of motorbikes, with a neat preference for bikes of character in general, and Laverda in particular. So let's have a look at his latest project that was completed. Presenting the… Continue
If there's one company who's led a major food trend this year it's Chef Roy Choy for Kogi. His famous Korean taco truck business boomed and he's now sporting four trucks and one outlet at the The Alibi Room in Culver City. With nearly 52,000 Twitter followers, his company's also an example of how to use social media in a smart and effective way.
Watch out... Lexus is coming out with the LFA! A new flagship atop the F portfolio, the LFA is a $375,000 supercar that's going to rival the current reigning Japanese supercar, the Nissan GT-R. Powered by a lightweight (aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy and titanium alloy) 4.8-liter V10 engine, this rear-drive, two-seat supercar pushes over 550 horsepower and a 0-60…
I'm a Beemer girl at heart but this new ad for the Mercedes Benz new E-Class has me looking twice at the old, stuffy brand. Mixing old and new, the ad creates that feeling of nostalgia while also giving the viewer a modern surprise. I would have loved to crashed through that window myself. Wonder how many takes that… Continue
Well hello there, sexy! Infiniti made a big splash at this year's Geneva Auto Show by unveiling the heart stopping Essence. This high-powered coupe packs a punch with its twin-turbo, direct-injection 3.7-liter V6 and a new electric drive design dubbed "3D Motor." With a gasoline and electric combined output of 592 horsepower, the Essence promises to be one hell of a… Continue
Citroen, the French automaker that's not like any others is reviving the iconic "DS" badge.
As a reminder the DS was a car from the 60s-70s the was considered decades in advance compared to the cars on the market back then. It sported things that BMW or Audi are bragging about currently: self-leveling hydraulic suspension and turning headlight that were following the driver's input on the wheel.
Help a girl out on this one. What do you think about this pimped out M3? The Canadian tuners from MWDesign have released a tuning program for the BMW M3 Coupe (E92). Dubbed “Darth Maul”, this bad-boy is painted in Jerez Black and features a new Amuse Ericsson front bumper with orange highlights, exclusive carbon fiber side vents, a new rear diffuser, a pair of carbon… Continue