the new Volvo has so much hidden technology or maybe because the they just wanted to create some extra buzz at the show, either way, the Volvo X-Ray App that was released at the Geneva Auto Show is a pretty cool way for potential customers to look under the skin of the new Volvo V40, complete with a 360-degree feature experience available for iOS devices.
Now, for many many personal reasons, I just LOVE the WORD FRANCE. any thing related to this culture just fascinates me . yet a lot of people kind agree that french people have some sort of STRANGE way of doing things or even living. WORKS fine for me 🙂 The following Ad is a supercool idea by Citroen 🙂
The Ferrari Millenio, as the name might allude, is a futuristic super-car concept that features a complex combination of materials and technologies that we can hope will become a serious reality. Before the end of the next millenium. The two-seater includes a buckypaper reinforced body that is stronger than steel and lighter than carbon fiber as well as dual electric engines that can be recharged via solar panels or through an inductive power transfer system.
So guess what? If you combine Google Maps, Flash and Facebook with a Mini? You will get an amazing creation called (MINImaps) It’s a A multi-player driving experience by MINI France that allows you to join a virtual race around the world based on Google Maps, while challenging your friends or complete strangers.t DDB Paris & Unit9 were able to integrate the live social element, it’s taken the decently well exposed maps mash-up style to a much more powerful playing field.
BMW has launched the 328 Hommage concept, a design study concerned with a speedster, at the Villa d’Este. Taking its inspiration from the legendary 328 model, some of its awe-inspiring features include carbon-fiber body with asymmetric windscreen. The 328 Hommage holds the same layout. It is an exceptional 2-seater roadster having a front-mounted engine with a lightweight construction. The 328 Hommage BMW is unlike the 1930’s model in terms of its make, the usage of carbon fiber reinforced plastic. The exterior design boasts a surface treatment related to the one followed by BMW for its newest concepts, with its design incorporating an assortment of elements, which creates a visual tie to the original model. Thanks to the usage of materials as well as freely suspended elements including 2 iPhones included in the dashboard via special aluminum housing having a silhouette of classic stopwatches , that expresses a sense of lightness in terms of its interior structure. Clear-cut lines run across the sedan body’s taut surfaces. Overall, the 328 Hommage model is very awe-inspiring.
Leo Burnett Iberia came up with this new way to utilize road signs with its new Street Evo effort for Fiat. The agency created a mobile app that treats the signs like QR Codes. By capturing the signs with the app, users get information on various features of the Evo. Stop signs for example, will show them the car’s breaking capabilities. For added incentive, secret prizes are hidden behind some of the signs.
t is said that Ferrari is a racing company that sells street machines to fund its racing products, so of all the words used to describe street-legal Ferraris over the years, “practical” has never been one of them. But Ferraris aren’t supposed to be sensible machines; they are exotically engineered pieces of art designed to stir the soul. They are vehicles meant to invoke the spirit of racing victory, not for taking the kids to school.
Ferrari has designed what could be considered a very fancy Prius. Mounted front/mid-ship is a proper 6.3-liter V12, this one rated at 660 bhp (651 horsepower). Power is sent to all four wheels via an F1-style 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, helping this four-seat Ferrari sprint from 0-62 mph in just 3.7 seconds. And, yes, we really did mean to say “all four wheels.