Porsche Cayman S modified by StudioTorino Moncenisio

StudioTorino Moncenisio announced details and renderings of its sports car project inspired by the Porsche Cayman S. The design house does not mention when the car will hit the market.

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The Porsche conversion shines with a custom designed carbon fiber front and rear bumpers, a carbon fiber tailgate and carbon fiber quarter panels on the top of air intakes.

The exterior of the Studio Torino Moncenisio car also features LED daytime running lights, five-spoke, 20-inch forged aluminium wheels and an ultra light aluminium fuel tank lid. The sports car is offered in seven exterior colour schemes. The prototype tuning program will be painted in Blue shade inspired by spectacular Alpine scenery.

Inside, the icing of the cake is the leather upholstery and an personalized plaque with the name of the owner.

The Studio Torino Moncenisio is powered by a 3.4-liter V6 engine pumping out 325hp. The Italian design house will produce 20 examples of the modified Porsche Cayman S each priced at $178,875 (€135,000).

Aston Martin CC100 concept

The iconic British car builder claims that its latest Aston Martin CC100 concept is an unique and visionary car. The sports car concept has been developed to commemorate company`s 100 birthday. The name CC100 reflects the glorious heritage of the Aston Martin`s history.

Aston Martin CC100 speedster concept

The Aston Martin CC100 concept is inspired by the legendary DBR1 car which was a winner in 1959 Le Mans and Nürburgring circuits. The car design combines classic shape and elegance, high-end engineering and cutting-edge technology.

The speedster concept was created by brand GT race program in less than six months. It was revealed at the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring race.

Aston Martin CC100 Exterior

The CC100 racer features an open cockpit styled with flowing curves and aerodynamic shape. British engineers have used a lightweight carbon fibre to provide structural rigidity. The car is 4,5 m long and more than 2 metres wide.

Aston Martin CC100 speedster concept

Aston Martin CC100 Interior

The speedster is fitted with two racing seats wrapped in Bridge of Weir leather. Driver can use a glass control buttons as well as glass ECU starter.

Aston Martin CC100 Engine and performance

The Aston Martin CC100 is powered by a naturally aspirated V12 engine. The car accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in a 4 seconds with a top speed limited to 180 mph. The powertrain is coupled with a six-speed hydraulically actuated automated sequential manual transmission and steering column-mounted paddle shifts.

Lamborghini concept: Pregunta Prototype

The Lamborghini conceptPregunta Prototype, was designed by the Design Studio Heuliez-Torino. The experts in concept vehicles – Italian branch of the French Carrossier Heuliez, combined a bespoke design, high-end aerospace and F1 technology.

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

Lamborghini Pregunta was revealed at the 1998 Paris Motor Show. The fascinating prototype is based on a Lamborghini Diablo chassis and uses a 520hp V12 powertrain. The high-end sports car features dynamic wide-open air intakes, fully exlectronic F-1 type Marelli instruments, an enormous spoiler, 4 points Schrott safety belt harness, internal optical fiber lighting (DGA), rear-view camera instead of mirrors, CDI Cristine GPS system. …

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

The silver painted Lamborghini Pregunta with a blue interior is hand-built. Nowadays it costs about 1 350 000 euros.

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

Lamborghini Pregunta Concept

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Chevrolet Miray concept

The name of the futuristic concept Chevrolet Miray means ‘future’ in Korean. The mid-electric hybrid sports car reveals the trends of brand`s design language next years.

The Miray was built to mark Chevrolet’s 100 anniversary.

Chevrolet Concept Car MIRAY

The Chevy concept is powered by a powertrain consisting of two front-mounted 20 hp electric motors, teamed with a 1.5 liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The cutting-edge hybrid powertrain technology includes a 1.6 kWh lithium-ion battery that could be recharged through regenerative braking. The car runs on electric power alone.

The Chevrolet Miray is based on the stunning 1963 Monza SS and the 1962 Corvair Super Spyder. The exterior is dominated by a bold dual-port front grille, carbon panels, scissor doors, LED headlamps and aluminum 20 inch wheels at the front and 21-inchers at the rear.

Chevrolet Concept Car MIRAY

Chevrolet Concept Car MIRAY

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Jaguar XKR-S GT

The Jaguar XKR-S GT sports car will be built in a limited run of only 30 units. The engineers in Jaguar’s ETO division have developed a unique aerodynamic package and suspension for the latest Jag.

Jaguar XKR-S GT

The XKR-S GT comes with significant modifications such as carbon-fibre front splitter, dive planes, extended wheel arch spats, an elevated rear wing, and a rear diffuser.

The new front and rear suspension feature an increased camber, redesigned bushings, a steering system and faster steering ratio. The Jaguar XKR-S GT gets a
brake system with six and four-piston monoblock calipers combuned with 398mm and 380mm discs.

Jaguar XKR-S GT

The appearance of the sports Jaguar car is accentuated by a lightweight 20-inch forged wheels. The car is painted in a Polaris White colour.

The Jaguar XKR-S GT is powered by a 5.0 litre supercharged V8 engine producing 550hp. It accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds with a top speed of 186mph.

The interior is styled in Warm Charcoal with red trims. Occupants are able to enjoy electrically adjustable performance seats.

Jaguar XKR-S GT

Fornasari Gigi GT 311

The Italian custom car builder Fornasari was revealed its vintage-inspired model Gigi GT 311 at the Geneva Motor show.

The Gigi Grand Tourer will be powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine boasting up to 600 hp. The sports car could sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds with a top speed of over 200mph.

Fornasari Gigi GT 311

The Fornasari Gigi GT 311 is fitted with a double hump roof, signature taillights, rear fenders front clip and oversize wheels.

The car is retro-inspired. This piece of art looks like an iconic Aston Martin or Ford.

This unique car will be priced at $290,000.

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition

The cult auto brand Chevrolet celebrated its 100 anniversary with Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition. This limited edition features an unique appearance thanks to a sleek black color scheme.

Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centenary model: Tuning kit

The Z06 Centennial Edition is equipped with a sports car technologies inspired by Chevrolet racing excellence. The vehicle targets sports car fans.

The celebratory package comes exclusively in Carbon Flash Metallic, with satin-black graphics and unique Centennial Satin Black wheels and red brake callipers. The wheels are made out of lightweight aluminium and are emphasized with a thin red outline.

The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial model is fitted with Magnetic Selective Ride Control, the fastest-reacting suspension ever produced.

The design of a celebratory Chevy is individualized by special badges and logos. The interior features an Ebony leather-wrapped instrument panel. Doors are styled with red stitching.

The Centennial Edition package is available on Grand Sport, Z06 and ZR1.

This photo gallery features a Chevrolet Corvette modified with the GT2 WIDEBODY CONVERSION Kit in from LOMA MOTORSPORTS.

 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial


Venturi America electric enduro car

The Venturi America is a door-less electric car that will be built in only 100 examples. The Monaco’s auto manufacturer Venturi Automobiles claims that the extraordinary car America is a high-riding sports car. The America blends the performance, balance and handling of a sports car with a high body and a tire mounting typical for buggies.

Venturi America electric enduro car

The open cockpit design of the America vehicle is inspired both by Smart and Jeep models.

Venturi America electric enduro car

The Venturi`car is powered by an electric VM300–400 powertrain producing 300 horsepower (220 kW) and 295 pound-feet of torque. The 53 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery guarantee a range of 186 miles (up to 300 km ) with a top speed of 124 miles per hour.The mashine comes with 3 selectable modes that allow the driver to opt for maximum driving range or maximum performance -nCruising, Sport and Super Sport.

America High Voltage Buggy is in perfect harmony with nature. It is a zero-emission crossover designed for adventure. The charge time is 4 hours with external booster (20 kW), and 10 hours from single-phase socket (230V – 32A).

Venturi America electric enduro car

The America is designed in Monaco but it is assembled in France at the Manufacture de Véhicules Electriques (Electric Vehicle Plant).

Venturi America electric enduro car


Tech specs

High-riding electric sports car
Rear wheel drive

Electric powertrain: VM300-400
Powertrain specially designed by Venturi
Power: 220 kW (300 hp)
Torque: 400 Nm (de 0 à 5000 rpm)

Technology: 3-phase PMS (Permanent Magnet Synchronous)

Driving modes
Cruising (low adherence) for maximum range
Sport for the best torque / range compromise
Super sport for maximum torque

Battery system
Pack developed by Venturi
Electronic BMS developed by Ventec
Technology: Lithium Ion Polymer
Energy: 53 kWh

Top speed: 200 km/hr (on race track)
Range: 300 km at a stabilized speed of 90 km/hr

Recharge time (80%)
4 hrs on an external charging system (20 kW)
10 hrs on a 230V-32A monophase charger

Structural composite carbon-nida monocoque chassis

Composite carbone bodywork

Weight: 1,425 kg

Length: 4,121 mm
Width: 1,960 mm
Height: 1,386 mm
Wheelbase: 2,672 mm

The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine

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The new Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine. The British brand is developing its new project which will be on display at the Salon Privé 2012 in London. The two-seat sports car features a dark, matte exterior and a contrasting intensive-red interior.

The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer accelerates from 0to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of almost 200 mph. The power is coming from a 6.6-liter turbocharged diesel engine that can run on bio diesel, mineral diesel, palm oil and linseed oil. The powertrain produces 430 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque.

The Iceni Grand Tourer is also offered with an optional upgrade that boasts 660 hp and 1050 lb-ft of torque. The price of the vehicle stars at £75,000 ($119,000 USD).

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Official information

London, 22 August 2012 – Iconic British sports car maker, Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé 2012, held at West London’s Syon Park from the 5th to 7th September.

Beautiful, innovative and unique, the Iceni’s outstanding performance and vital statistics are thanks to Trident’s patented Torque Multiplication technology. With a top speed of nearly 200mph and a 0-60mph sprint in just 3.7 seconds, the Iceni is built to order in Norfolk and priced from £75,000.

A mid-front mounted 6.6-litre turbo-diesel is used to capitalize on the Torque Multiplication technology, capable of running on mineral diesel, bio diesel, palm oil and linseed oil, it delivers 430bhp and a staggering 950lbs ft of torque at under 3250rpm. An option to upgrade to 660bhp is also available, delivering 1050lbs ft of torque.

At a constant 70mph the specially tuned engine runs at just 980rpm, produces 700lbs ft of torque, is capable of 68.9mpg and will keep going for over 2000miles on one full tank of diesel.

Trident Sports Cars managing director, Phillip Bevan, says: “We are very pleased to be at Salon Privé which this year is a great celebration of all things British and home grown talent – something we feel very strongly about at Trident. It is also a place where sports cars and super cars of this calibre are sold, and we look forward to taking new orders for the Iceni at Syon Park this September.”

Wednesday 5th September 2012 – Salon Privé Tour d’Elégance from The Royal
Automobile Club at Woodcote Park (Leaves at 10am)
Salon Privé Press Day and product debuts (11am to 5pm)

Thursday 6th September 2012 – Boodles Ladies’ Day (11am to 5pm)
The Diamond Jubilee Ball in support of
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity (7pm to 1am)

Friday 7th September 2012 – Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance
Judging Day (11am to 7pm)

Tickets for Salon Privé can be purchased at www.salonprivelondon.com or by calling the Ticket Hotline on 0808 100 2205. Entry is fully inclusive of Pommery champagne, lobster luncheon, English afternoon tea and full access to all areas.

About Salon Privé
Now in its seventh year, Salon Privé is firmly established as the UK’s most prestigious Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. Several new British debuts, as well as the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé place it among the leading automotive shows of the world, alongside the U.S.’s Pebble Beach and Italy’s Villa d’Este.