Apple is launching a new iPad - and possibly more - next week! Plus, Jon R and Mike P are off to Switzerland in search of fast cars and future tech: What's rumored to launch at the Geneva Auto Show?
The all new Mercedes-Benz CLA has a Cd value of 0.22 and sets a world record in Aerodynamics for a standard production car. Teddy Woll head of aerodynamics at Mercedes-Benz and Steffen Koehl, Head of advanced design at Mercedes-Benz are talking about Aerodynamics versus Design.
Maserati GranTurismo-2008 Geneva Auto-Italy Sport Car brought to by Italian Broadcasting Company www.WebVisionItaly****. [07-Mar-2008] The GranTurismo S was recently unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The vehicle features a compact and lightweight 4.7 liter V8 engine which has a maximum power output of 440 HP at 7,000 rpm and peak torque of 490 Nm at 4,750 rpm. The electro-actuated 6-speed gearbox has an MC-Shift software which harnesses the new engine’s power output. The car can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in 4.9 seconds and has a maximum speed of 295 Km/h, the fastest ever reached by a production Maserati.
Photo Montage Video of the much anticipated 2008 BMW M3 from the Geneva Auto Show
Spectacular Show Spectacular Premieres
Geneva CCM News. At the Geneva Auto Show Mercedes-Benz put on a big show to present a range of innovative new cars. Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg drove onto the stage in the all new Formula One Safety car. Center Stage was the futuristic research vehicle F 800 Style that is designed to accommodate either a Plug-In-Hybrid or a fuel cell powered engine. Breaking news was the announcement that Daimler signed a cooperation with Chinese battery manufacturer BYD. This is a voiced over package in English and German
Alfa Romeo hasn't been in the U. S. for a number of years. That may change. The Alfa C4 debuted at The Geneva Auto Show and wowed the crowd and it's heading for America. Fiat owns Alfa Romeo as well as Chrysler. The Drive Channel takes you there. *******www.thedrivechannel****
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. There's good news and there's bad news for BMW fans... First the good: BMW has unveiled the M3 concept. Now for the bad: we don't know what's under the hood, but we're glass-half-full, so let's focus on the good!
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. Love it or hate it, Dodge really doesn't care, and the Demon Concept is the perfect example of the company's independent design approach. The aggressive 2-seater is a fresh take on roadster design.
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. For all you kite-surfers out there, here's something to get excited about: Mazda has made an all-new sports car just for you...well, sort of. The trendy watersport was in part the inspiration for the Hakaze, the third in a series of concepts to showcase Mazda's new "Nagare" flow design language.
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. Hyundai has taken a new approach to the crossover trend with the introduction of the QarmaQ concept. The sporty design exercise is actually a 2-door coupe, and as configured on the vehicle's raised platform, makes for an interesting design statement that communicates an aggressive, driver-oriented experience.
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. This is the fourth in a series of Traveler concepts that foreshadow a production version due in about a year.
Go MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. Looking to carve another niche in the European market, and possibly create an entry-level model for American customers.