on 24th February 2010 | No Comments »
Ultra-luxury car marque Bentley is to open a boutique at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, retailing some of the exclusive non-car items that carry its name.
Amongst the products, the handmade limited-edition “zai for Bentley” skis will be on sale, retailing at 9,800 CHF (â‚¬6,800).
Only 250 of the composite carbon fibre skis will be available, complete with a custom-designed and manufactured bag.
A range of “Estede for Bentley” glasses will also be on sale, available in a choice of silver palladium, 18-carat gold and platinum surfaces.
Each pair is individually numbered and can be engraved with the owner’s name and car details.
on 24th February 2010 | 5 Comments »
Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show (March 4 – 14), Mercedes-Benz has released pictures of its latest concept, a car with sliding rear doors.
The F 800 Style research vehicle, dubbed the “sedan of tomorrow,” gives a glimpse into the vision that Mercedes Benz has for its future models.
Most strikingly, the rear doors of the vehicles pivot and slide backwards to allow passenger access, in the same manner as commercial vans commonly seen on today’s roads.
on 17th February 2010 | 43 Comments »
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.
on 9th February 2010 | No Comments »
Porsche has released pictures of the new 911 Turbo S ahead of its world debut in Geneva.
It is the most efficient sports car in its performance class, returning 24.8 mpg (11.4 l/ 100 km) combined, identical to its little brother the Porsche 911 Turbo.
Despite this, it can still achieve 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) acceleration in 3.3 seconds and boasts a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h).
on 3rd February 2010 | No Comments »
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.
It’s the year of electric cars at the Geneva auto show.
Various companies exhibited cars that feature environmental without missing the driving pleasure, as Smart that presented its exclusive and innovative model Smart fortwo BRABUS electric drive.
The new Smart green-model with its high quality equipment proves that a car that makes environmental sense can also have charm and be fun to drive: ecology and a feast for the senses go hand in hand.
It features a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery that celebrate its world premiere.