At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Infiniti has unveiled a new concept vehicle meant to showcase the company’s design language going forward. The Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept integrates next-generation technologies into its futuristic design. Read more at NewAtlas.com.
Designers at Ford are combining traditional vehicle design methods, such as clay and current-generation prototypes, with holographic technology from Microsoft. Using Microsoft HoloLens technology, designers can visualize changes to a hard-designed object without going through the painstaking process of sculpting and molding. Read about it at CarNewsCafe.com.
Acura’s 2018 RLX is meant to reflect the automotive brand’s new design direction through the company’s flagship sports sedan. The 2018 RLX will make its public debut at the upcoming Monterey Automotive Week in California on August 15-19, showcasing the complete redesign of the vehicle. Read more at NewAtlas.com.
At the North American International Auto Show, Nissan has unveiled its future direction for sedan design with the Vmotion 2.0 concept. This aptly-named showcase car is cabin-focused and very future-centric, concentrating on the company’s Intelligent Mobility ideals. Read about the concept at New Atlas.
The small luxury crossover segment is booming and is proving to be a fast-growing, competitive group. Volvo introduced the XC60 some time ago and it has been a mainstay since. Volvo has managed to invigorate the XC60 with a European driving experience to go with excellent safety and good fuel …
It’s hard to imagine a tiny little six-cylinder engine that weighs less than many four-cylinder offerings, yet produces 760 horsepower, revs to 15,000 RPM, and yet displaces less than a two-liter Coke bottle in cylinder volume. Yet this is exactly what the new Formula One engines for the 2014 season …
Several new concepts at SEMA showcase Mazda’s Zoom-Zoom and KODO design language motifs. Both the Mazda3 and Mazda6 are rethought in the Club Sports, Vector and Ceramic themes. Read more at TorqueNews.