Using the term "Booth Babe" to refer to the models selected to stand next to cars at auto shows always seemed a bit patronizing to us so we coined the term "Booth Professional." Now a reporter from The New York Times has seen the light.
This is the Daihatsu FC "Sho Case" concept, a light-weight, zero-emissions work vehicle of the future that just happens to house a large-screen TV. Why would you want to drive an environmentally sensitive mobile home theater? Lots of reasons; or none at all. Your choice.
Are you sitting down? Honda's got a novel concept. The Honda EV-STER is electric, but, wait for it...rear-wheel drive. Hmm, where have we seen a RWD, two-seat electric roadster before? Oh, right, Tesla. But this one's different; it's a Honda, which means it's only a concept.
Subaru's dropped their reveal video for the Subieyota — the Subaru BRZ — up on YouTube and it features some great slow-motion driving clips. There's also some engine noise — for like a second. Sadly, both the engine note and the rest of the video are drowned out by a ridiculously bad soundtrack.
Been wondering what a Range Rover Evoque would look like if VW built it? Behold the Volkswagen Cross Coupe, which combines all the disadvantages of a sports coupe — poor vision, a tiny interior — with all the disadvantages of an SUV — inferior fuel economy, huge proportions — to create a vehicle that's less desirable…
The original Mazda6 was an especially fun, cheap and compact alternative to Japan's other beige mid-sizers. And then they ruined it with the second generation. Mazda appears to have learned from their mistake with the 2013 Mazda 6, which just debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show as the Takeri Concept.
Mazda's vision for the next-generation 2013 Mazda 6 sedan will be first shown at next month's Tokyo Motor Show in the form of this — the new Takeri concept. It looks like it's laughing at us. That's good. That's very good.