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Yamaha Motiv city car concept

Gordon Murray-Designed Yamaha Minicar Car Gets Zytek Electric Power

Gordon Murray is best-known for his work on the McLaren F1 supercar more than two decades ago, and as a top Formula One designer before that, but he's spent the last few years showing he can turn his attention to more realistic--if less exciting--projects too. The first fruits of that labor were... read more

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Smart ForStars concept, 2012 Paris Auto Show

Smart ForStars Concept Live Photos: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Smart has previewed the styling of its next-generation ForTwo with its ForStars concept car unveiled this week at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. The new concept is the follow-up... read more September 28, 2012 by 


 
MINI Rocketman Concept MkII

MINI Rocketman Concept Gets Second Life

With the slow take up of electric cars and a looming economic crisis troubling some parts of the globe, there’s a renewed focus, particularly in the premium sector, on... read more June 14, 2012 by 


 
A. Kahn Design custom Aston Martin Cygnet

A. Kahn Design Tries Its Hand At Cygnet Customization

A. Kahn Design is back with another new creation, this time based on the tiny but still luxurious Aston Martin Cygnet. In case you’re unfamiliar with the Cygnet... read more February 10, 2012 by 


 
2013 Smart ForTwo

2013 Smart ForTwo Preview

While a new version of the Smart ForTwo coupe is still at least two years away, the minicar builder will launch a refreshed model later this year. Expected to debut at the... read more February 1, 2012 by 


 
2013 Smart ForTwo facelift spy shots

2013 Smart ForTwo Facelift Spy Shots

The current Smart ForTwo, the second-generation of Mercedes’ quirky minicar, is starting to get a little long in the tooth, having been on the market for almost five... read more January 30, 2012 by 


 
2012 FIAT 500 Sport

Fiat Planning Five-Door 500 Wagon To Boost U.S. Appeal

Fiat had ambitious plans for its 500 minicar in the United States. Convinced that Americans would would embrace the 500 in the same way they’ve embraced other Italian... read more January 17, 2012 by 


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

MINI's Rocketman Edges Closer To Liftoff: Report

MINI’s Rocketman concept is an odd homage to the brand’s minicar roots. While other MINIs, like the Countryman SUV, have stretched in both dimensions and weight... read more December 21, 2011 by 


 
Putting the finishing touches on an Aston Martin Cygnet.

Aston Martin Shows Why The Cygnet Costs What It Does: Video

On the outside, the Aston Martin Cygnet may resemble the Toyota or Scion iQ, but Aston Martin wants you to know there’s a reason why its diminutive city car costs... read more December 14, 2011 by 


 
2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus City Car To Be Priced Below Aston Martin Cygnet

Aston Martin won’t be the only luxury sports car manufacturer to offer a compact city car, if Lotus boss Danny Bahar gets his way. The company is looking to introduce a... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Comes To Jay Leno's Garage: Video

The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is more than just an economy car with a slapped-on turbo. To ensure that the car could handle the rigors of track-day events and autocross... read more December 6, 2011 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKS

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, Jaguar Minicar, Lincoln MKS And MKT: Today’s Car News

The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is winding down but that doesn’t mean the new model announcements are cooling off. Today we have news of facelifted Lincolns, a sporty... read more November 17, 2011 by 


 
Jaguar Logo

Jaguar Wants A Cygnet Rival

In 2009 Aston Martin made the bold decision to launch a minicar based on the humble Toyota iQ, a decision that resulted in the Cygnet minicar that went on sale recently in... read more November 17, 2011 by 


 
2011 Honda Micro Commuter Concept

2011 Honda Micro Commuter Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

With one of the densest populations in the entire world, it’s no surprise that Tokyo’s foremost automotive event is a place where the tiny urban commuter vehicle... read more November 10, 2011 by 


 
2012 Scion iQ by Evasive Motorsports

2012 Scion iQ Swarms SEMA

Scion has prepped three of its upcoming iQ minicars for the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show kicking off in Las Vegas this week. Like most years, the... read more October 30, 2011 by 


 
2012 Fiat 500 IIHS crash testing

2012 Fiat 500 Awarded Top Safety Pick By IIHS

The 2012 Fiat 500 has won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award in the Institute's latest round of testing. Note, the award only applies... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
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