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Lamborghini Embolado Concept

Andrei Avarvarii, a student getting his Master’s degree at Milan’s Scuola Politecnica di Design, designed this tasty electric Lamborghini concept.

This project took place under the supervision of Filippo Perini, the head of design from Lamborghini and it represents a possible future electric vehicle.

The electric Lamborghini is equipped with 4 asynchronous motors that divide power 70% to the rear and 30% to the front axle.

Electricity is supplied by a Li-Tec flatcell battery pack located in the rear doubled by a KERS system in the front.
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Bugatti 16C Galibier concept in black

Unveiled at last year’s Frankfurt show to a very select audience, the “four-door Veyron” remains a concept for now, but new images have surfaced showing the Galibier in black.

We like it considerably more this way, rather than the exposed carbon and blue shown before.

These new photos have also given us a chance to notice a few more details about the superfast auto – like the illuminated logos on the rims.

With a gorgeous design, this luxury 4 door sedan packs a 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine with two-stage supercharging and can reach speeds of 220 mph.
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Tag Heuer Tesla Roadster

Tesla Motors have teamed up with Swiss luxury watch company Tag Heuer to produce a special edition of its Roadster.

The vehicle will make its debut at the Geneva Auto Show this week. The idea is for both luxury brands to increase their global cachet.

Tag, which is unveiling a new tech-savvy watch on March 18, has yet to become a major presence in the U.S., while Tesla is still building its presence in Europe.

The car itself, designed by Tesla chief designer Franz von Holzhausen, integrates Tag design features into the dashboard, center console and exterior.
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Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

The 2011 Porsche 918 hybrid concept is set to debut tomorrow at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

The 918 hybrid is powered by a 500 HP V8 engine along with two electric motors which supply an additional 218 HP.

Porsche claims that it delivers up to 78 miles to the gallon and can travel 16 miles on battery alone.
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Bell & Ross for Peugeot

The Peugeot SR1’s dashboard clock was designed by Bell & Ross to be in perfect harmony with the spirit of this avant-garde Concept Car.

The timepiece designed by Bell & Ross offers an innovative integration concept and features a unique style and materials.

The watch and its band fit neatly into the dashboard to become a temporary on-board timepiece.
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Alfa Romeo Pandion Concept Car

The first photos and details of the Stile Bertone Alfa Romeo Pandion concept have leaked over the web yesterday.

The Stile Bertone Alfa Romeo Pandion concept was announced at the beginning of the month, but at that time, the design house has released just a sketch.

Bertone managed to incorporate Alfa’s signature front fascia in this concept which looks pretty good at the first glance.
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Ferrari 599 Hybrid Concept to Appear in Geneva

Ferrari is expected to reveal a hybrid version of the 599 GTB during the 2010 Geneva International Motor Show in March.

The car should use a system based on lithium-ion batteries and an electric motor, both of which are respectively placed on either side of the rear transaxle.

Overall a reduction of about 35% in fuel consumption (equivalent to about 17 litres per 100km) will be achieved.

Bugatti Renaissance Concept

Called the Bugatti Renaissance, this concept car is the creation of designer John Mark Vicente.

Vicente is a Communication Design graduate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver. he drew the vehicle as part of his prior coursework.

“These projects are personal reflections of my understanding of design as an art, science, and philosophy,” Vicente says on his website.
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Lamborghini Ankonian Concept

Beautiful Lamborghini concept, designed by Slavche Tanevsky, is a more aggressive version of the famous Lamborghini Reventon.

The Lamborghini Ankonian design study consists of a slimmer body style with a mid-engine mount and sharp angles.

Special OLEDs are embedded between surfaces to serve as headlights. The name for the Ankonian comes from a bull famous for its black hair.
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BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics concept car

BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics concept car

The BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics concept car was showcased las week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The newly unveiled Vision Efficient Dynamics car from BMW is mainly here to show us BMW’s new diesel-based plug-in hybrid drive system.

“Conceived with the idea of melding the performance of an M3 with exceptionally low fuel consumption, BMW claims a 0-62 mph time of 4.8 seconds”
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Video: Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept Teaser

Bugatti is giving a glimpse of its future beyond the Veyron with this W16-powered four-seat limousine.

Like its two-seat stablemate, the 16C Galibier aims to be the ultimate: the fastest, most powerful, most elegant and expensive car in the world.

Officially it’s a concept car, but Bugatti has started showing the Galibier to customers and opinion-makers, last weekend in Molsheim.
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MOY Concept by Elvis Tomljenovic

Croatian design student Elvis Tomljenovic has won a car design competition with MOY, a concept that allows users to download their own surface designs for their vehicles.

The car features a polycarbonate shell embedded with LEDs and LCDs that produce static or animated patterns on the vehicle’s surface.

A range of ready made designs are available to download for users without the required design skills.
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Insecta Concept Draws Inspiration From Grasshoppers

The Insecta Concept – or Concept 蜢 (pronounce: Meng, meaning grasshopper in Chinese) was created by Shao Yung Yeh, a taiwanese student.

The goal of the project was to create a futuristic personal mobility vehicle, with a unique construction and design language.

As Shao Yung Yeh explains, “Taking inspirations from nature, the exterior expresses the characteristics of friendly insects, such as grasshoppers – agile, lightweight and green.”


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Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Roadster

Daimler today has unveiled the F-CELL Roadster, the latest in their line of “F-Series” concept vehicles, and it draws its inspiration from a diverse variety of automotive eras.

Controlled with drive-by-wire technology and utilizing a joystick rather than a conventional steering wheel, this whip is powered by a 1.2kW emission-free fuel cell system located at the rear.

It took a year and more than 150 trainees to create, but the entire project involved using “junior employees”, giving the company’s up-and-coming employees a creative way to learn how alternative-fuel systems come together.

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