The slalom will be a cakewalk for Mitsubishi’s MMR25 concept: each wheel is composed of eight smaller wheels, allowing for omnidirectional steering and amazing cornering.
Delta 7 Sport’s Ascend mountain bike features an “IsoTruss” lattice that isn’t just for show; it’s made with carbon fiber and kevlar, allowing for a frame that weighs just 1.8 lbs.
The 2009 Ducati Monster 1100 is ugly especially with those dual exhaust cannons, but with an 1100cc air-cooled engine you may not care; the naked bike makes 95bhp and nearly 80 lb-ft.
It’s official: these pics reveal Volkswagen’s GTI MK VI, which will get a 2.0L TFSI four-banger with 210 HP and 207 lb-ft of torque. It should arrive Summer ’09, just ahead of the Golf VI.
Amir Glinik’s Ferrari Motorcycle concept requires creative engineering in the form of a “sliced” V4 from a Ferrari engine, repositioned oil sump and a two-arm radial mechanism.
Above are the latest shots of BMW’s 2009 flagship 7 Series sedan, in advance of the Paris Motor Show. Although conservative, It’s starting to grow on us, especially without the Bangle butt.
The 2010 Audi S4 debuts in Paris next week, and boy is it drool-worthy, with a supercharged 3.0L V6 spec’d at 333 hp and 325 lb.-ft. of torque; expect it in the US in Fall ’09.
The 599cc 2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R has been massaged to be lighter, faster and more precise; most of this comes from Big Piston Front fork tech and a host of engine tweaks.
Aprilia’s 2009 RSV4 is official, with a funky triple headlight cluster (the air intakes are below). The RSV4 will be in the $20k range with a 999cc V-four engine that makes 190bhp(ish).
A convertible version of Saab’s 9-X concept, the Air BioHybrid features a flat-folding canopy top; it’s powered by a 1.4L Saab BioPower engine that runs on 100 percent ethanol.
Bang & Olufsen’s saucer-shaped speakers (link: BeoLab 5) are now available in the Aston Martin DBS and DB9; each car will have two of these tweeters which retract when not in use.
Ken Okuyama’s K.O7 supercar is finally going on sale 11/1, with a price tag set at $185k. This is a no-frills racer, with aerospace dry carbon and aluminum panels throughout.
Citroen has a groovy ad up for their 2010 New Look Citroen C4, remixing Transformers and Travolta. It’s set in New York, which is ironic since Citroens aren’t sold in America.
These Lego motorcycles by Milto almost look life sized, but it’s really just forced perspective tricks. Either way, check out his gallery here, which also includes Batmobiles and Bugattis.
If you can get over its cartoony, bug-eyed face, Campagna Motors’ V13R roadster is a pretty fun ride, with a 1250cc Harley Davidson-sourced V-twin; it’s the T-REX’s little brother.
This ain’t your momma’s station wagon: Cadillac’s 2010 CTS Sport Wagon retains the sedan’s sleek lines while extending the roofline. It’s not the coupe, but it’s not bad looking, either.
F1 racer Mark Webber gives us this stunningly rendered tour of the upcoming Grand Prix night race in Singapore, which will comprise 61 laps in all and over 300 kilometers.
Above are official pics of the 2011 Chevy Volt, minus those sexy execs. Other news: it takes eight hours to charge on a 120V socket and gets 273 ft-lb of torque at zero RPM.
The Spyker C8 LM85 is sportier variant of their C8, with a two-toned orange and silver paint job and black interior. Limited to 24, its 4.2L V8 gets 400 HP and goes 0-60 in 4.5 seconds.
Carrying over the bold design language seen in the new C-Class, this Mercedes Benz E-Class coupe wagon concept is pretty fresh, although the two-piece headlights scream Lexus GS.
For fixie riders who demand technology along with speed, we suggest Trek Bikes’ District. It sports an ultra light Gates C-Drive carbon composite belt which is grease and lube-free.
Igarashi Designs’ near-future vehicles would be perfect for the upcoming 007 flick; our favorite is this one-manned helicopter. Note: they’ve actually worked on Areaware’s Strida bike.
We’re used to car concepts being over the top, but this laser-projected globe for the Mini Crossover takes the cake: it’s basically a 3D navi system with a touchscreen interface.
Chevrolet has released a new batch of gorgeous, high-res pics of its upcoming 2010 Camaro SS. The muscle car begins production next spring; you can place orders next month.
Porsche competitor Artega hopes to bring its Artega GT to the States soon; this lightweight roadster packs a 3.6L 300 HP engine, with an even lighter 2.0L 4-cylinder on the way.
Yamaha’s 2009 YFZ450R motocross bike has improves heavily on rider comfort, with a better seat, more spacious chassis and an updated engine balancer that reduces vibrations.
Like the Lexus IS, the 2009 Audi A3 gets a minor facelift with a revised front bumper, grille, headlights and turn signals in the side mirrors. The 2.0L model also gets quattro AWD.
If the 2009 YZF-R1 is out of your budget, Yamaha’s 2009 FZ6R comes in at a more affordable $7k; it’s an upright bike but still sporty with a 78bhp engine; the seat is adjustable.
Yamaha released a slew of bikes yesterday, but we’re most excited by the 2009 Yamaha R1: it uses a big bang engine, which gets an inline four’s power and a v-twin’s traction.
Photos for the 2011 Chevy Volt have leaked, along with not-so-sexy GM execs draped over its hood. It’s a bit curvier than we expected, but we’ll take any plug-in hybrids we can get.
Sony’s GT Academy (real life, not a PS3 game) has finally picked two winners after an eight month competition. They’ll now go to boot camp for 4 months and race in Dubai in January.
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