Posts Tagged ‘coupe’

The Lotus Elite

Monday, September 20th, 2010
Lotus Elite
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Ten days ahead of the official unveil at the Paris Motor Show the sun starts to rise for the dawn of Lotus' new era – the Elite will redefine “modern classic”.

So here it is, the Lotus Elite, the first taste of what's to come from Lotus in the future. Look up elegant in the dictionary and you'll find variations on the following 1. dignified grace in appearance, movement, or behaviour, 2. superb taste in design, style and 3. something elegant; the ultimate refinement.

The ground-breaking new Elite is exactly that. It's compact yet chic body is elegance incarnate. It's not only exquisitely elegant, in keeping with Lotus' core values, it's a car of substance incorporating some of the very latest technological innovations Lotus has to offer. (more…)

Introducing the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid

Friday, February 26th, 2010
Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid
© Group Lotus plc

The 80th International Geneva Motor Show sees Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid concept, a high performance technology demonstrator with a plug-in series hybrid drive system and new technologies for enhanced driver involvement.

The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid, so-named because this latest environmentally-focused technology demonstrator from Lotus Engineering produces 414 PS (306 kW) of power, promises breathtaking performance from a highly efficient propulsion system. The concept showcases new developments in plug-in, range-extended electric propulsion (more…)

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe: New Sports Coupe Is Cadillac's Most Dramatic Design

Monday, November 23rd, 2009
2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
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Los Angeles — Cadillac today unveiled the 2011 CTS Coupe, the latest and most dramatic of the brand's series of new designs to reach production. Slated to arrive in Cadillac showrooms in the spring of 2010, the CTS Coupe is a new luxury sports coupe designed to become the centerpiece of the brand's revised lineup.

“CTS Coupe is the new focal point of Cadillac, expressing both our design and technical capabilities,” said Bryan Nesbitt, Cadillac general manager. “It is intended to appeal to a new generation of car enthusiasts.”

The Coupe joins the CTS Sport Sedan, the 556-horsepower (415 kW) CTS-V and new CTS Sport Wagon as the foundation of Cadillac's lineup. (more…)

BMW ActiveHybrid — a New Path to Thrilling Dynamics:
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics
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BMW sees technical innovations reducing both emissions and fuel consumption as an elementary part of the brand's product strategy, just like vehicle concepts enhancing the Sheer Driving Pleasure so typical of BMW as a lasting, sustained experience.

Now the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car clearly demonstrates that these objectives expressed through the BMW EfficientDynamics development strategy are fully compatible with the most demanding reduction in fuel consumption and emissions complying in full with future requirements. Conceived as a 2+2-seater with plug-in full-hybrid technology, this unique car (more…)

Concentrated Driving Pleasure: The MINI Coupé Concept.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009
MINI Coupé Concept
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MINI is celebrating a great birthday: Exactly fifty years ago, on 26 August 1959, the classic Mini was presented to the public for the first time, a unique story of success starting out and today giving MINI the perfect opportunity to look ahead without losing sight of the brand's great tradition.

The MINI Coupé Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of the brand's designers to fill the elementary values of the brand with new life, using the options of modern drivetrain and suspension technology, and developing fascinating perspectives for the future of the brand on this basis. (more…)