Honda to debut new convertible concept at Tokyo motor show

The Honda S660 Concept combines mid-engine thrills and spills with an environmental conscience and could be heading for production before 2015. The S660 has the haunches and sharp angles of a serious roadster, but is powered by a 660cc motorcycle engine. However, to make sure it isn’t left standing at the traffic lights or passed… Continue reading Honda to debut new convertible concept at Tokyo motor show

Concept cars: Showing off the future of modern vehicles

Concept cars have always been brought out at auto shows by car makers to show the world what is new within the industry, specifically their brand. You can imagine in this day and age with all different types of technology being expanded upon when it comes to building vehicles that there are some pretty neat… Continue reading Concept cars: Showing off the future of modern vehicles

Lamborghini Egoista wows the world

This 5.2-litre V10, 600 horsepower single-seat concept car — which aesthetically has more in common with a fighter jet than with a vehicle designed for travelling along the ground — was built to commemorate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary. Built almost entirely from carbon fibre and aluminium, the Egoista has a sliding overhead canopy, rather than something… Continue reading Lamborghini Egoista wows the world

Toyota hybrid sales over 1.2m in a year

Japanese car giant Toyota said today it had sold over 1.2 million hybrid cars around the world last year, more than doubling sales in the previous 12 months. The company – the world’s biggest carmaker – said it had shifted around 1,219,000 million dual fuel cars, including green celebrities’ favourite Prius. The figure means around… Continue reading Toyota hybrid sales over 1.2m in a year

New Indian-made electric car to hit the roads

Top Indian utility vehicle maker M&M yesterday launched the most advanced home-grown electric car yet seen, pricing it at US$11,000 (RM34,100) and saying it hopes to sell the hatchback abroad next year. The four-seater, two-door e2o — pronounced “ee-too-oh” — has zero emissions, an 80kmh top speed, is automatic and can run for 100 kilometres… Continue reading New Indian-made electric car to hit the roads