chris said...One of the biggest stars of the show, and most telling about the climate of the industry, is Audi's R8 V12 TDI Concept. As its name suggests, Audi engineers stuffed an efficient V-12 turbodiesel engine into their top-of-the-line sports car, producing 500hp and 738lb-ft of torque. (That'll get you to ticket speed in a hair over four seconds.) The engine is already compliant with Euro VI emissions rules that go into effect in 2014.The styling enhancements are minor but hugely impactful. In addition to larger air intakes and nicely sculpted ground effects, there is an enormous intake set into the glass roof. The result makes the already aggressive standard issue R8 look downright anemic.The marriage of high performance and high efficiency is not a new concept to Audi: their diesel powered R10 race car has been dominating Le Mans for the past two years. Two years ago the V12 TDI got some confused looks, but today the world is ready for its first fuel efficient supercar.via: core77
Scirocco said...OOOOHHH!!! A Clarkson-killer!!
chris said...2006 Dodge Challenger ConceptApparently, the American muscle car is back for good. Like the Chevy Camaro concept, the Dodge 2006 Challenger ($TBA) is one good lookin' beast. Based on the iconic 1970 model, the HEMI-powered concept was designed with the essential attributes of a muscle car — "distinctly American; mega horsepower; pure, minimal, signature lines; aggressive air-grabbing grille; and bold colors and graphics." Yep, that about sums it up.
What happens when you spend 2 weeks drawing on a supercar with a bunch of black Sharpie markers? You end up with a completely custom Lamborghini that demands attention wherever it goes.
nicko said...I'm sure it's not what you intended when you made this thread chris but I'm not sure where else to put it :happy: