The Mazda Kaan has won the Design Challenge at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.The 2025 futuristi race car was designed at Mazda North American Operations by a team led by Jacques Flynn and Carlos Salaff.
The Hawaii Motors Design Competition was won by Iranian Iman Maghsoudi with the iBite Concept, a Formula 1-like sportscar that celebrates Hawaii with a whale-inspired rear end and surfboard-styled doors.
Nissan has released the first official images of its 370Z model, which will debut at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show and will go on sale in 2009. The release includes pictures and a video trailer from Electronic Arts's Need for Speed Undercover.
Presented by Toyota at the 2007 LA Design Challenge, the Biomobile Mecha is a futuristic study of a vehicle capable of turning pollution into an energy source. Among the features are the nano-laser wheels and the transformable structure.
Designed to solve urban congestion, the Volkswagen Slipstream Concept is a two-wheeler single-seat futuristic vehicle capable of changing its configuration from vertical to horizontal to reduce the occupied space.
At the LA Auto Show Nissan has revealed the second generation of its successful Murano SUV, based on a new platform. The exterior design is an evolution of the outcoming model and features softer volumes.
The Honda FCX Clarity is a zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle based on the Honda V Flow platform. American Honda is planning to to lease the FCX Clarity to a limited number of consumers in California starting from summer 2008.
At the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen has presented the Space Up! Blue concept, a compact minivan inspired by VW's historic Samba Bus and powered by a new high-temperature fuel cell (HT-FC) system.
Hyundai has revealed its Concept Genesis Coupe, the 2+2 rear wheel-drive sportscar designed by Californian Hyundai Design Center that previews a production model scheduled for 2009. Among the features are a +300hp V6 engine and exposed carbon fiber...
Audi has released the first information and renderings about the Cross Cabriolet quattro, a concept car that blends together design elements typical of convertibles and SUVs. It debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show.