The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 coupe concept is a retro-futuristic stunner. This is the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 and Mercedes says it's a throwback to the "glorious age of the aero coupes.
" The 18.5-foot long 2+2 concept makes its debut this weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Last year, I drove a fire-engine red Rolls-Royce Wraith around Los Angeles for three days and imagined what it would be like to own the $375,000 coupe. The Wraith is an astonishing car, with unequalled luxury and the most comfortable seats I've ever found in a car. Its 624 horsepower, 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 provided endless power. It might be the best car I've ever driven. The enormous hood, low roof line, and rear-positioned passenger compartment are meant to be a "reinterpretation of classic, aesthetic principles" while still exhibiting an aerodynamic design. The B702 Randy Grubb Blastolene hand made aluminum body V12 engine. Automaker and Vehicle Tuner Listing. 2003 Cadillac Sixteen Concept (16)
The name speaks to the car's powerful 16-cylinder, 1000-horsepower engine and Cadillac's heritage as a maker of fine luxury automobiles.
Cadillac's reputation grew exponentially during the '30s in no small part because of the development of the automotive industry's first V-16. The Cadillac Sixteen's grand exterior proportions create an unparalleled presence; its splendid interior is meticulously handcrafted and urbane. General Motors' designers drew extensively on the traditions of the coachbuilt era in crafting the Cadillac Sixteen, employing the distinctive talents of leading artisans for the upholstery, instrumentation, interior wood and metal elements, and aluminum body panels.
As an exterior statement, the Cadillac Sixteen's proportional composition is bold. Icona Vulcano. Italy, 21 March 2013: Icona reveals the first teaser of the Icona Vulcano.
This new supercar will be revealed at the Shanghai Auto Show next April. The Icona Vulcano brings together different skills and expertise of a very Italian tradition. The powertrain is the work of well-known Claudio Lombardi (AIPA), former powertrain technical director of Ferrari and mastermind of numerous world champion cars: a front engine V12 two-door two-seater car, reaching up to 900 horsepower through a masterful combination of combustion engine and electric motors. Youtube. Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo. Buick Riviera Concept - Auto Shows. Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo brings video-game design to reality. It's Big, It's Bad Ass And It's Still Not Yet Ready. The $1.42 Million Bugatti 16 C Galibier. ShareThis Bugatti has been teasing us with their 16 cylinder Galibier sedan for over 2 years now with what is said to be the world's most powerful four door luxury sedan.
Still not given the green light for production, the French automaker launched this promotional video (with the most pretentious voiceover I've ever heard) a month ago: Rumored to have been ready for purchase by 2012, Bugatti head Wolfgang Durheimer was reportedly disappointed with the car’s levels of comfort and performance, forcing engineers to go back to the drawing board. Bloomberg is citing two unidentified sources who say the Galibier will actually be launched in 2013 or 2014 with a base price of approximately 1 million euros ($1.42 million USD). Maybach Exelero. The 2013 Geneva International Motor Show - Own. For over 100yrs, the Geneva International Motor Show has been a place for manufacturers to drop their newest and greatest creations.
This year, the show was a little crazy, with everything from hybrids that top 900hp, to 200mph sedans, to a car that steers with its rear tires. Because 10 isn't a prime number, here are 11 of the absolute best the show had to offer: Pininfarina Sergio To commemorate the 2012 passing of their patriarch, Italian design firm Pininfarina just dropped the eponymous Sergio, in which they chopped a perfectly fine Ferrari 458 Italia (which they designed), and turned it into... this.
Read the full story... 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Twin-turbo 565cid for Sale - 800896. The Corvette Story. Americans do love their Corvettes.
They are uniquely American, with a flair, value and competitive spirit that is unequaled in the automotive world. The qualities that have endeared the Corvette is that it has always been the best at whatever it does and accomplishes that task with confidence, flair and at least a medium dose of arrogance. Corvettes excel everywhere: on the racetrack, as a styling tour de force, a boulevard cruiser or simply providing their owners with a magnificent driving experience. WebCars! Presents "The Corvette Story" for the car enthusiast who wants to know more about this amazing American icon.
Oh, and don't forget to tell your friends! Paul Pollock WebCars! How the Corvette came to be. Efijy. EFIJY is all about fun, emotion and imagination.
It shows what a bunch of clever and talented design people can do when they are let loose to create something really wild. A wild 21st Century hot rod reincarnating Australia's most famous car, the FJ Holden, was unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. EFIJY is a radical pillarless custom coupe boasting V8 Supercar power under the bonnet, Chevrolet Corvette underbody and state-of-the-art automotive technology throughout.
The "Soprano Purple" paintwork highlights its curvaceous 5.2-metre body, reinterpreting the classic design cues of the iconic 1953 FJ Holden. It delivers retro, mumbo and gizmos in one glorious package. Obviously not intended for production, EFIJY has been a passionate side project for some Holden Design team members otherwise dedicated to creating the all-new 2006 Commodore. "EFIJY is all about fun, emotion and imagination. "EFIJY is sure to evoke different memories for everyone who sees it. Incredible Gallery of Art Deco Vehicles. Jul 27, 2010 1938 Delahaye 135 MS Torpedo Roadster Embracing a variety of influences from Neoclassical, to cubism, to modernism; Art Deco flourished in the 1920s and 1930s, affecting all areas of design.
While many movements often had political or philosophical roots, Art Deco was purely decorative. RM Auctions. 165 bhp, 4,455 cc naturally aspirated overhead valve inline six cylinder engine, four-speed electro-mechanically actuated Cotal Preselector gearbox, Dubonnet coil spring front suspension, De Dion rear axle with semi-elliptic springs, and four-wheel hydraulic finned alloy drum brakes.
Wheelbase: 116" - Believed to have been the 1949 Paris and 1950 New York Show Car - One of only 51 of this chassis originally built - Now re-united with its original engine (see text) - Amelia Island and Pebble Beach award-winner The Delahaye Chassis Emile Delahaye, a brilliant industrial engineer in France, built his first motor car in 1895 which was subsequently placed on display at the Paris Auto Salon. Production was on a small scale, but the cars bearing his name were soon appearing at racing events and proved both reliable and competitive. Racing successes followed as well, including the Alpine Cup and several Grands Prix events. A Delahaye won the prestigious Monte Carlo Rally in both 1937 and 1939. DecoRides, a superlative Custom Car Design Company and much more!