Posts Tagged ‘3-door’

World Premiere: The Opel GTC Paris: A Concept Car Showcasing Passionate Motion

Friday, September 24th, 2010
Opel GTC Paris
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Paris/Rüsselsheim — The GTC Paris concept car embodies the passionate side of Opel: Its role is to show how Opel can “dial up” the brand&#x27s now established design direction by creating a very sporty and emotional interpretation.

The GTC Paris is designed to be artistically sculpted using sweeping dynamic lines. At the same time, it is engineered with German precision and energized with technical innovation, like a 2.0 liter Turbo gasoline engine with direct injection, a new execution of the fully adaptive FlexRide suspension and an limited slip differential in the front. (more…)

World Premiere: Opel GTC Paris — Sculpture in Motion
Opel at the Mondial de l'Automobile 2010

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
Opel GTC Paris
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Rüsselsheim — Opel's Vice President of Design Mark Adams gave his team the briefing: “show me the most emotional side of Opel's new design language, ‘sculptural artistry meets German precision’.” What they created, the GTC Paris concept car, will be shown for the first time at the Mondial de l'Automobile 2010 (October 2–17).

Coming close on the heels of the new generation Astra Sports Tourer, which will also debut at the Paris motor show, the GTC Paris is the next bold step of a newly shaped Opel line-up.

Inspiration for the concept was partly derived from a quote from Richard Bach's famous novel, Jonathan Livingston Seagull “… and the speed was pure beauty.” (more…)

2009 Frankfurt Motor Show
All-New Land Cruiser*

Monday, September 14th, 2009
2009 Toyota Land Cruiser (Prado)
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While addressing the needs of tomorrow's motorists today through its drive towards sustainable mobility and the goal of the ultimate Eco Car, Toyota also continues to focus on customer groups who require vehicles with highly specific capabilities.

Having attracted over 5 million customers in 176 different countries since its launch, the Land Cruiser is one such vehicle. It has become an icon in the 4WD market, its name synonymous with Toyota's worldwide brand values of outstanding quality, durability and reliability.

Backed by almost 60 years of off-road heritage, Land Cruiser drivers accept no compromise. (more…)

Citroën DS3: The Charm Offensive

Monday, August 24th, 2009
Citroën DS3
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Paris — Citroën is revealing the CITROËN DS3!

A few months ahead of its showroom debut, the DS3 is inaugurating the DS line in style. The new DS line will feature a range of distinctive models with more radical design content, rounding out the Marque's main range. As its name suggests, the new line is a further symbol of CITROËN creativity and technology.

The DS3 is an assertive vehicle with radical good looks that customers can personalize with a broad range of styling components. A breath of fresh air and modernity, the newcomer's dynamic on-road performance successfully blends efficiency and peace of mind, while the intelligence of its design makes for a modular car that adapts to all situations. (more…)

New SEAT Ibiza SportCoupe
Sporty with the personality of a coupé

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008
New SEAT Ibiza SportCoupe
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Martorell — Without a doubt, the arrival of the new SEAT Ibiza SportCoupe raises the bar of sportiness on its newest model, combining impressive, vanguard exterior design with exceptional dynamic qualities and a wide range of engine choices, which now includes the efficient 80 CV 1.4 and 90 CV 1.9 Diesel versions. Besides, with a seven-speed DSG gearbox making its debut in this segment, the Ibiza range features a novelty that provides it with greater response and excellent driving comfort.

The deep-rooted SEAT sports concept is maximized in the Ibiza SportCoupe thanks to its compact coupé body (more…)