The production of Volkswagen's all-new Up! city car is scheduled to have its official world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and we can't wait to see this production version of the Up!
Although the three-door hatchback's looks are similar to its original Up! Concept displayed at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, there's a whole new story going on under the hood. Volkswagen has ditched its unique rear-engine, rear-wheel drive layout for a traditional front-engine, front-wheel drive setup.
Volkswagen will offer the Lupo's spiritual successor at launch with a choice of small displacement, three-cylinder gasoline engines with plans to add a pure-electric version into the mix at a later date.
If RoboCop rode bikes, he would probably want this in his garage. This concept "Voxan Wattman" bike is like a mini tank on two wheels. The battery-powered beast can
re-charge its 12.8kWh juice pack in 30 minutes and has the power of a
1000cc motorcycle. This supposedly will allow the bike to hit 0-60mph in less than 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of over 100mph. Here's hoping the bike comes with body armor, because crashing at that speed would probably smash you to smithereens. Read more
McLaren Special Operations has unveiled a new concept car based on the McLaren 12C coupe. The concept sports a series of bespoke features including a revised bonnet, front wing lourves, rear wing vents, a unique Airbrake and a new roof featuring an integrated snorkel channeling air to the engine. Read more