Translogic Checks Out Rinspeed's Concept Cars (Video)
Feb 29, 2012 18:41
Translogic continues its tour of Europe with a trip to Switzerland's Rinspeed. Host Bradley Hasemeyer got a full demonstration of a few of the vehicles and one of them included the sQuba submarine car. Is this for real? Yes it is. The car is based on a more modern Lotus and it can operate as either car, boat or hovercraft. The X-Trem is oddly styled and it can load and unload a hovercraft from its truck bed. Wild concept cars do sound great. The company has been pioneering in alternative fuel vehicles, much like its R One, which is a biofuel powered roadster.
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Brabus tuned a powerful Mercedes-Benz S65 dubbed the Rocket 900, fitting it with a 6.3 liter displacement 12-cylinder engine, enhanced fitted turbochargers and a new exhaust system to create 900hp and 1,500 Nm of torque. Read more
Volkswagen's latest Sport rendition to the Coupé Concept GTE will boast an advanced plug-in hybrid system connecting a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 engine with a pair of electric motors and a six-speed dual clutch transmission. It will produce a combined output of 374hp and 369 pound-feet of torque and has a top speed of 155mph. Read more