Geneva 2011: Saab PhoeniX Concept Showcases Future Design, Electric AWD

Geneva 2011: Saab PhoeniX Concept Showcases Future Design, Electric AWD
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Reborn from the ashes of a crumbling auto industry last year, Saab‘s latest concept is appropriately named PhoeniX. The creation of Saab’s new design boss Jason Castriota, the PhoeniX is anything but beautiful. It is, however, an interesting look at what the Swedish automaker will bring to market in the near future. Perhaps the most… Continue Reading...

Saab to Show Hatchback Concept at Geneva Auto Show

Saab to Show Hatchback Concept at Geneva Auto Show
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Saab is planning to show off four new models at the Geneva Auto Show, including an all-new hatchback concept that will help put the company back to its five-door (or three-door) roots. The four-car range will feature the 9-5 SportCombi wagon, which was previously teased and will debut at Geneva. There will be the 2012… Continue Reading...

Top Gear Shows Off SSC Ultimate Aero II’s Rear End

Top Gear Shows Off SSC Ultimate Aero II’s Rear End
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Earlier this week, we were all giddy with the idea that Shelby Supercars is producing the Ultimate Aero II in order to claim back its fastest production car world record. Now they’ve given Top Gear (of course) a first look at the entire vehicle from bumper to bumper, and teased the world with a fine… Continue Reading...

SSC Teases New Ultimate Aero; Determined to Best Bugatti’s Top Speed Record

SSC Teases New Ultimate Aero; Determined to Best Bugatti’s Top Speed Record
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When Bugatti unveiled the new Veyron Super Sport by announcing it had reclaimed the record as the world’s fastest production vehicle, the former record holder, Shelby Supercars (SSC), welcomed the challenge. Announcing that it would seek to top that record, SSC has also announced it will debut a new car (or at lest a new… Continue Reading...

New Lancia Stratos Is A One Off After All

New Lancia Stratos Is A One Off After All
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The Lancia Stratos prototype seen scurrying around an unknown European test track has been the subject of much speculation in the automotive blogosphere, and the non-stop rumors can finally come to a close as official word leaks out about this wonderful creation. It turns out that the Stratos will be a one-off after all, with… Continue Reading...

Report: Lancia Stratos Is Real, Will Be Produced In Limited Quantities

Report: Lancia Stratos Is Real, Will Be Produced In Limited Quantities
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The recently spied Lancia Stratos is apparently heading for production, and not just a one-off creating intended for a wealthy collector. Car and Driver magazine reports that Jason Castriota, the man responsible for the Bertone Mantide and Ferrari 599, has penned the project. Castriota is now Saab’s new design chief, indicating that the Stratos was… Continue Reading...

Gallery: The Concept Lawn at Pebble Beach

Gallery: The Concept Lawn at Pebble Beach
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While the real stars of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance are the vintage autos, the Concept Lawn is a special place where future show-stoppers are put on display. While some of the models are actually concepts, many are rare coachbuilt models and a few are full-production cars. In the concept category there was the luxury… Continue Reading...