Many reports earlier in October claimed that the TVR brand wasn’t going to go bankrupt after all. Called the “Typhoon”, the supercar is expected to be unveiled at March’s Geneva Motor Show packed with a tuned 6-cylinder 4.0-Liter engine that comes with at least 600BHP. And above you will see is the possible rendering of the Typhoon.
As reported earlier, only 60 of these limited edition Typhoons will be built and has a 0-100km/h time of 3.7 seconds with a top speed of 320km/h. Surrounding the exterior are carbon-fibre body panels as well as the floor. Pricing is expected to start around ?120,000 (yikes). We’ll know more information near the end of this month.
Unfortunately, Daimler Chrysler could not put wraps on its upcoming minivan, which was said to have a more distinct and sportier look. Um… scratch that. The minivans you see here seems like official images that were sent to me by a CNS reader. You may notice that many websites have already been asked to remove the picture per request by DCX, hopefully that won’t happen here.
As you can see from the images, the new design isn’t particularly that great and has an extremely boxy look to shape. The lines don’t flow like the new Honda Odyssey or the Toyota Sienna. Hopefully the interior will inspire us more. Come on, Chrysler, even the Koreans got it right the first time.
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Many images of vehicles that haven’t been introduced yet have been leaked over the web, which is not common after these past few days of leaky pipes, including the Jaguar C-XF concept and the Lincoln MKR concept dispute. Well, now, CarNewsSite brings you the first exclusive images of the new Honda Crossroad, which is expected to be released in mid February of 2007.
Numerous spy pictures were posted all over the web concerning this mystery vehicle which was caught on camera cruising down the streets of Los Angeles in somewhat heavy camouflage. The Crossroad name only applies to the Japanese market, and it may be the next Element as we know due to the fact that it integrates the design and numerous seating arrangements found in the Element.
Size of the Crossroad will be at around 65 inches tall, with a width of 70 inches and a total span of 168 inches, this crossover seats up to seven passengers, opposed to the current Element, which only seats a disappointing four, yet it is more compact than the current generation of the CR-V, yet longer in wheelbase. It will be available with two engines, which is a 140-hp 1.8-L or a 150-hp 2.0 and comes in either front wheel drive or all wheel drive.
When we receive additional information, we’ll post them here, so stay tuned. And check out the small gallery if you continue reading.
Looks like the new Fiat Bravo isn’t so hidden after all. After Mike sent me some spy shots of the new Fiat Bravo, there’s more to go around. This time, it was caught in the traditional red shown in the official press pictures and in the video footage Fiat released of the whole walkaround of this new 5-door hatchback. After seeing these pictures, I find that it looks a lot like the Mazda CX-7, particularly in the front bumper design, or maybe it is just me. Continue reading for two additional images.
Matt e-mailed me this morning about pictures of the new Jaguar XF, replacing the S-Type. From what I can tell, the pictures show that the new sedan will have a coupe-like body, similar to that of the Mercedes-Benz CLS. As well, the aggressiveness of the design will be turned up a lot to compete with major luxury sedans. Nothing is known right now, so let’s keep our hopes up and pray that Jaguar will unveil something that will make us drool.
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A guy named Mike sent me these through e-mail today. So be sure to thank him for that. These are the latest Fiat Bravo spy pictures caught in silver as well as red. After seeing these, I don’t think it’s all that stunning, but I can tell you that it sure looks better in red. Continue reading for additional images.
Official photos of the new Volvo XC60 Concept set to debut at the Detroit Auto Show were leaked today onto the web. According to sources, the XC60 Concept will be largely based on the Freelander 2 and the Iosis X concept. It will also be the first vehicle to be designed under Volvo’s new manager of design, Steve Mattin.
The design breaks away from the boxy style on current Volvo’s, as well, we can expect to see more designs such as these on future Volvo vehicles. On the inside, as expected for a concept, the design is futuristic and we see that there is a floating center console fitted on the XC60 concept.
Power will likely come from the S80 sedan, including an available V8 engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The XC60 will likely be fitted with the all-wheel-drive system, as is the XC90.
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New Audi Q5 renderings from AutoBild. A baby Q7, the Audi Q5 is set to compete with new crossover SUV’s like the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the BMW X6, which are set to debut sometime next year. The Q5 will borrow its styling cues from the Q7, including the large wheel arches, short overhangs, and more. We’ll also see a cheaper alternative to the Q5, which is the new Tiguan from Volkswagen.
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AutoBild has posted a new rendering of the upcoming Q5 SUV. Sharing the same platform as the new Volkswagen Tiguan, the compact SUV will be planned to launch in May next year as a 2008 model. Although the genuineness of the image is unknown, AutoBild is known for being correct on recognizing designs in its past history. Man, I’m loving the designs on the new Audi SUV’s, like the Q7, and those LED foglights are stunning!
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Here are some renderings of a new crossover from the CR-V and the Stream and the next generation of the NSX from a Japanese magazine article I read over at VTEC.net!
The article claims that the new CR-V and Stream crossover will be able to seat 7 passengers and come smaller than the current CR-V, which is similar to the Mazda 5. The power will come from the Stream’s current specifications. As well, the new Acura NSX will have a 4.5-liter V10 engine and is expected to reach up to 550 horsepowers! The design will be based off of British GT’s, rather than the Italian Ferrari’s.
You should read the source for more details and there’s additional photos if you keep reading.
New spy shots of the new BMW M3 Coupe and M3 Cabrio were spotted earlier today and it’s been the talk of the web since. There’s additional images if you continue reading.
Here’s a spy shot of the interior of the upcoming Fiat Bravo. I found this via the CarSpyShots forum and there isn’t really a lot you can judge from this image, but hopefully there will be more surfacing sometime this month. Click here for high-resolution wallpapers.
Once again, more images of the upcoming GLK-Class have been spotted, with heavy camouflage. Judging by the shape, the GLK will be very boxy, as seen on many of the renderings found on the web. The GLK will be built on a platform based on the upcoming C-Class, similar to that of the X3 is to the 3-Series platform. There is a wide range of engines available, and the GLK will be equipped with 4Matic all-wheel-drive and a 7-speed transmission.
Continue reading for all the spy shots and a rough translation of the summary from Auto Motor und Sport with the help of Google.
Caught by spy photographers, Edmunds has posted new spy shots of the upcoming Audi A5. Although there are numerous computer renderings on the web, these spy shots tell us that the A5 will look much different than predicted, but still keeping the sleek and versatile design that Audi currently has.
The spy shots, however, show that it is quite similar to the rendering that AutoBild did, which is shown above. As you can see, the sides retain the same shape as the spy photography.
Spy shots of the upcoming BMW M3 interior have been spotted. As you can see, there is the signature M-performance shifter. I think that’s about it. I couldn’t really see any red and blue stitching on the steering wheel. Hopefully that will come a bit later. Please visit the source for more images.