- Smart Personal Sounds Concept
- Toyota Prius V Detroit 2011
- Hyundai Curb Concept Detroit 2011
- Honda Civic sedan & Civic Coupè Concept Detroit 2011
- Jeep 70th Anniversary Edition Detroit 2011
- BYD E6 Detroit 2011
Posted: 12 Jan 2011 05:30 AM PST
It is a curiosity of the least publicized of the Detroit Motor Show (15-23 January 2011), yet the smart personal concept sounds could set the stage for a new type of car customization, so to speak, “sound”. The idea materialized in this prototype show is to combine a digitized sound to any action taken by the driver or passenger, such as opening the window, operation of the handbrake ol’accensione headlights.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 06:20 PM PST
Ten years and more than a million units since the launch of the first generation Toyota Prius has the V, 4.62 m long MPV made from the hybrid platform now known HSD. Therefore, there are the Atkinson cycle gasoline engine 1.8 (98 hp) electric module and accredited 80 hp, for a combined output of 134 hp. Thanks to the excellent aerodynamic drag coefficient (equal to 0.29) consumption remains subdued, slightly higher than the sedan in the city are required just 5.6 liters of fuel per hundred kilometers, increasing to 6.2 and 5.9 respectively on the highway and in the combined cycle . V The Prius is also equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels and 205/60 tires, while the wheels 17 (optional) wear 215/50 tires.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 06:10 PM PST
At the 2010 NAIAS Hyundai presents the Curb, and renew the concept that the extreme concepts of “Fluidic Sculpture” design. Doubtless, the car’s styling has many interesting points that, although too much show-car, could be a good starting point for the lines of its models. Starting from the side, the region “more digestible”. The headlights are quite troubled but the original styling, with curved lines coupled with taut lines and broken. The entire body makes use of convex and concave surfaces separated by muscular veins.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 06:01 PM PST
The Honda Civic is the ninth generation from the early prototypes bodied coupe and sedan, made in anticipation of future models aimed at the only North American market that will be shown in final form as early as the spring. The hatchback version will instead be presented at the Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March) and will share with her sisters “Yankee” some design elements, including the new front evolved than the solution today. The Japanese manufacturer did not disclose any technical details on the two concept cars, except that these are based on 19-inch alloy wheels. The Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe differ in some details to finish the front (bumper, grille specific) and of course for the development of the pavilion, which draws on both third volume just mentioned. Entirely mysterious interior, even if you promise more attention finishes.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 05:57 PM PST
Jeep is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a special series that will be offered throughout the range, unveiled at Detroit. After beginning as a manufacturer of military vehicles, Jeep has started construction in 1945 of HJ-2A, the first half calendar and come so far, consolidating its role in off-road vehicles and SUVs.
The Chrysler Group will celebrate the anniversary with the 70th Anniversary version of Compass, Patriot, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler painted in special colors Bronze Star, Bright Silver or Black with logos and dedicated. The interior will be in perforated leather, color Dark Slate or Dark Olive with stitching color and personal touches costrastante inside.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 05:51 PM PST
BYD at the show in Detroit the E6, the final version of the 5-seater crossover Electric announced two years from now. Already presented in previous editions of the American living room, the e6 is now at its standard version, which will debut in the markets but only in 2012. Renovated in aesthetics, especially in the frontal area and in some technical details needed for approval in the United States, the E6 is powered by 60 Kwh lithium batteries, which allow it to reach a peak of 140 km / h with a range of about 320 km (200 miles) and recharge time of 6 hours.
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