Chinese Carmaker GAC to be at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Auto Shows 20 February 2013 | 0 Comments

Chinese Carmaker GAC to be at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automotive Group Co. (GAC) has announced that it will attend the 2013 North America International Auto Show in Detroit. As of the time of this writing, it is not yet known in the free world just what GAC will be doing at the auto show.  Some believe that the Chinese company will [...]

Alfa Romeo 4C to be Debuted 2014 Geneva Motor Show 5

Alfa Romeo 20 February 2013 | 0 Comments

Alfa Romeo 4C to be Debuted 2014 Geneva Motor Show 5

Reports out of Europe are that the Alfa Romeo 4C will be debuted at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. This gorgeous, long-hooded, mid-engined sports car will then go on sale sometime after the motor show in March.   Those in the know say that the production Alfa Romeo 4C will not vary much from the [...]

BMW i4 Concept Electric Coupe to be Unveiled at 2012 LA Auto Show

Auto Shows,BMW 2 November 2012 | 0 Comments

Word out of the Rhineland is that BMW will debut its brand new little electric car, the BMW i4 Concept Electric Coupe, at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Though based upon the i3 electric compact, the sporty i4 electric city car will be even smaller than the compact by having a lower [...]

Does the Opel/Vauxhall Cascada Hint at an Impending Topless Buick?

Buick 2 November 2012 | 0 Comments

Buick is back. The brand that sunk to nearly laughable levels before General Motor’s declaration of bankruptcy, the old-timey brand has recovered and now has a healthy stable full of fun, sleek modern cars. One of the sleekest cars to come out this year is the two-door convertible Opel/Vauxhall Cascada that just hit the European [...]

Kia Brings New Punctuation to the Auto Industry with the New pro_cee’d

Kia 10 October 2012 | 0 Comments

Doing to the underscore and lowercase lettering what email addresses have done to the ampersand, Kia has named one of its new vehicles the “Kia pro_cee’d.” Launched the night before the just completed 2012 Paris Auto Show, the pro_cee’d is a coupe-ish, trebled-door love child of the five-door Cee’d compact. However, the absence of two [...]

2012 Paris Motor Show’s Best, Worst

Auto Shows 9 October 2012 | 0 Comments

Considering that my editor, Mr. Brown, denied my request to travel to the old country to attend the Paris Motor Show, we are fortunate that the Motoramic duo of J. Hyde and N. Pollack did make the trip across the pond. And, judging from their reportage on the 12-hours of presentations and entertainment, this year’s [...]

What Exactly is the Mini Paceman?

Mini 9 October 2012 | 0 Comments

Mini unveiled its Mini Paceman at the 2012 Paris Motor Show opening mouths and confusing mumblings. The Paceman looks to be very similar to the Mini Countryman, Mini’s second top-selling model. It has got two fewer doors and a sloped roofline, but with the Paceman’s release one has go to wonder if Mini really needs [...]

Big, Bold, the Lexus LF-CC Concept

Lexus 27 September 2012 | 0 Comments

A week before the 2012 Paris Auto Show, Lexus has released a picture of its Lexus LF-CC concept to reveal a sport luxury car that is, at least according to the image, every bit as bold and beautiful as is anything produced by its target, BMW. Fronted by an arrogantly aggressive Predator grille, the image [...]

Jaguar F-Type Photo Released Before Its 2012 Paris Auto Show Debut

Jaguar 26 September 2012 | 0 Comments

Priming the pump, wetting the whistle, and stoking the flames, Jaguar has completed the idiomatic trifecta with its release of a photo of its new sports car, the CX-16 concept, a week or so before the vehicle itself was set to be debuted at the 2012 Paris Auto Show the last week of September. If [...]

Puegot Onyx Supercar Concept: Has the Future Ever Looked, Smelled So Good?

Peugeot 26 September 2012 | 0 Comments

Peugeot has unveiled its Onyx concept car to reveal a vehicle that is i-catching, innovative, and inspiring both inside and out. Its exterior has been formed out of a smooth, sleek shell of carbon fiber and glorious sheets of copper. Inside, it makes fine use of wool felt and more copper, while beneath its hood [...]