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the “unofficial” mini guide to scions at the 2008 sema show

The “Unofficial” Mini Guide To Scions At The 2008 SEMA Show

Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll see at the Scion booth this week. We’re located near the north side front entrance of Central Hall, #20703. See you in Vegas! RUTHLESS CARTELL SCION xD by DRAG CARTEL INDUSTRIES Background The Ruthless Cartel xD, by Jeremy Lookofsky and Drag Cartel, brings back the open air look of the 1960s with a new twist of technology and body lines. By chopping the top four-inches, and removing the B-pillars

subaru unveils high-performance forester xti concept

Subaru Unveils High-Performance Forester XTI Concept

Subaru of America, Inc. today revealed the Forester® XTI Concept. It will be unveiled to the public at the 2008 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show, which runs at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 4-7. The Forester XTI Concept combines the versatility of the all-new Forester 2.5XT with the all-

ford to showcase new f-150’s versatility at sema

Ford To Showcase New F-150’s Versatility At SEMA

America’s best-selling pickups for 31 consecutive years are also the most accessorized vehicles in the aftermarket, and this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show brings new options aplenty for the 2009 Ford F-150. Four F-150 project trucks – running the gamut from a rolling work shop to a function

chevrolet reveals the gpix crossover coupe concept

Chevrolet Reveals the GPiX Crossover Coupe Concept

General Motors revealed the Chevrolet GPiX crossover coupe concept today at the 25th edition of the Sao Paulo International Auto Show. The Chevrolet GPiX concept was developed by General Motors Design in Brazil and represents a potential new segment for GM in the Mercosur region. The GPiX concept features a two-door

volvo cars engages orrefors in work with new concept car

Volvo Cars engages Orrefors in work with new concept car

Volvo Cars has engaged world-famous Swedish glassworks Orrefors in the work with the company's next concept car, which will be a first taste of the next-generation Volvo S60. The joint creation, a floating centre stack of hand-made Orrefors crystal, will be shown for the first time at the Detroit international moto

Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept Debuts at 2008 SEMA Show

The opportunity for SRT engineering to “one-up” itself comes to fruition with the 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept. Power for the 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept comes from the Dodge Viper 8.4-liter, all-aluminum V-10 engine with 600 horsepower and 560 lb. ft. of torque. This new halo concept delivers the well

2008 sema mopar underground sneak peek

2008 SEMA Mopar Underground Sneak Peek

Mopar Underground introduces Dodge Challenger Blacktop, Dodge Challenger Targa, Dodge Ram TRXtreme, Dodge Ram R/T, Dodge Ram Sportsman and Dodge Ram Mopar Street Package. Dodge Challenger Blacktop A menacing creation from the minds of the Mopar Underground design team. The Dodge Challenger Blacktop began life as a 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T equipped with a 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 and six-speed manual transmission. Mopar Underground added custom-made spoilers and front brow. To finish off the lo

C200 concept points to the future for SsangYong

The C200 concept, unveiled last week at the Paris Motor Show, is the first indication of SsangYong’s future direction in broadening its range and offering European customers greater choice. It follows the South Korean manufacturer’s announcement earlier this year that it plans to introduce 20 new models on five different platforms, between 2009 and 2014. The SsangYong C200 is quite unlike anything seen from SsangYong before. The C200 is a modern, contemporary urban passenger car with styling by Giugiaro’s ItalDe

Groundbreaking plug-in hybrid - the Volvo ReCharge concept

The Volvo ReCharge Concept on display at the Paris Motor Show is a groundbreaking plug-in hybrid. The specially designed Volvo C30 features individual electric wheel motors and batteries that can be charged via a regular electrical outlet. When fully charged the Volvo ReCharge Concept can be driven approximately 62 mil

Renault Z.E. concept, an all-electric concept car which provides a glimpse of mobility in the future

Alongside its new TCe and dCi engine ranges, Renault is furthering its strategy aimed at reducing CO2 emissions with the development of electric vehicles. Since the beginning of 2008, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed agreements with several states and regions ( Israel , Denmark , Portugal , Japan 's Kanagawa prefecture, the state of Tennessee in the USA ), which will lead

Mazda Kiyora Concept Car

Mazda Kiyora gives an indication where Mazda could go with a small, eco-friendly city car in the near future. It is highly fuel efficient, with a very small CO 2 footprint, delivering Zoom-Zoom driving fun and high levels of safety. The car achieves this by taking Mazda's acclaimed lightweight strategy to a new level by employing an extremely rigid and lightweight carbon-fibre body structure beneath a small, aerodynamic outer skin and a spirited, small-displacement 1.3-liter direct-injection eng

9-X Air BioHybrid Concept World Premiere at Paris Auto Show

The 9-X Air Concept is a design vision exploring what a future open-air Saab could look like. It features a unique ‘Canopy Top’ – patent pending - and the close-coupled proportions of a sports car, as well as four-seat accommodation. In breaking the mould of conventional convertible design, the bodywork of the 9-X Air incorporates prominent rear pillars which curve upwards to mount the flat folding Canopy Top. They also anchor a distinctive, wr