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Infiniti flagship sedan concept tipped for Detroit debut

Infiniti's been without a proper flagship sedan ever since the Q45 bowed out of the market in 2006. The nameplate was crucial to Infiniti's rise to prominence as a luxury brand, and in fact it's where Infiniti's current Q-based naming strategy comes from. Infiniti is well aware of the need to fill the void left by the Q45. The brand...

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Toyota teases off-road FT-AC concept coming to Los Angeles auto show

The 2017 Los Angeles auto show will play host to numerous world debuts, and today Toyota announced it will unveil a new concept vehicle dubbed the FT-AC. The FT-AC, or "Future Toyota Adventure Concept," will mark the third rugged concept vehicle from the brand this year. Toyota didn't provide any additional details, but judging by the teaser image we're in...

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Engineer buys Ford Shelby Cobra Concept he helped develop

Many engineers have the opportunity to see their concept cars evolve from sketch to clay to production vehicle, but, alas, not every concept finds its way to a dealership showroom. Unfortunately, that was the case for the 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept. However, one engineer who helped develop the Shelby Cobra Concept, Chris Theodore, potentially...

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Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT concept

The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that's been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn't a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped. Rather, it's Honda's entry for the Vision Gran Turismo program which challenges automotive design...

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Honda shows CB4 Interceptor Concept with wind-powered generator

Honda arrived at the 2017 EICMA, or Milan Motorcycle Show, on Monday to debut two production motorcycles, the CB1000R and CB300R, but the Japanese bike maker had one last surprise for showgoers. Following the production bikes, Honda showed a follow-up to the 2015 CB4 Concept, the CB4 Interceptor Concept. The concept motorcycle, designed and built by Honda's...

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American collector snaps up Bugatti Vision GT concept

American businessman Hezy Shaked is the new owner of the one-off Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept car that was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in order to preview the design of the Chiron. Shaked, the founder of fashion retailer Tillys, recently took delivery of the car which now joins a collection that also includes the first Bugatti Chiron and...

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No decision yet on Mitsubishi Evo

Mitsubishi set the enthusiast community on high alert when it announced the e-Evolution concept. The concept car debuted at the 2017 Tokyo motor show and portrayed the antithesis of what the "Evolution" nameplate has long been. Despite the preview, Mitsubishi now says it hasn't made a decision about a new Evo yet, and if it does decide to build one, it's...

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Toyota hints at luxury car of the future with fuel cell concept

Toyota's first volume fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, is an econo sedan priced like a luxury one. Understandably, the car hasn't proven a hit, with Toyota moving just 708 examples in the first half of 2017 in the United States. (Of course, it also doesn't help that hydrogen fueling stations are non-existent in most parts.) Perhaps, though...

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Toyota tackles future mobility with Concept-i trio

Toyota at next week's 2017 Tokyo Motor Show will preview a potential future for mobility with a trio of concepts. The automaker's vision for the future is one where cars and people work together to make getting around as easy and efficient as possible. The medium that will allow this to happen is artificial intelligence. Each of the concepts...

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