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2011 Audi A5 e-tron quattro hybrid prototype

Audi Patent Drawings Reveal Potential Future Tech

Some of Audi's future technological advances have been revealed in the latest round of patent applications to hit the internet. Of a selection of new Audi patents noted by Autocar, the most interesting--yet most complex--is a new take on the firm's quattro all-wheel drive system, using an... read more

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Jaguar F-Type Coupe Patent Filing

Jaguar F-Type Coupe Revealed In Patent Filing

It's no secret that Jaguar will likely bring a coupe version of the new F-Type sports car to market soon. Now we have what could be confirmation--and a rendering--of what the... read more May 2, 2013 by 


 
Alleged patent drawings for production Gumpert Tornante supercar

Alleged Patent Drawings Reveal Production Gumpert Tornante Supercar

Germany’s Gumpert is a manufacturer of some of the most capable supercars on the planet. In fact, its Apollo Sport managed to lap the Nürburgring in just 7:11.57... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
Alleged patent drawing for production McLaren P1 - Image via L'Automobile Magazine

Production McLaren P1 Revealed In Patent Drawing?

A concept version of McLaren’s successor to the legendary F1 supercar, the new P1, was recently revealed ahead of its debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, but could we... read more September 25, 2012 by 


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Toyota Going High-Tech With Its Interiors

According to trademark applications filed by Toyota, customers may soon enjoy a touch-sensitive dashboard and inductive charging for mobile devices, which could potentially... read more July 27, 2012 by 


 
Alleged patent drawings for 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Alleged Patent Drawings For The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

UPDATE: The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte has been revealed. Click here for all the photos and details. Prototypes for Maserati’s next-gen Quattroporte sedan have been... read more July 11, 2012 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf R Cabrio patent photos

Volkswagen Golf R Cabrio Patent Photos Revealed

What to do if you love the Volkswagen Golf R, but just can't do without a drop-top car for summer? Get the Golf R Cabrio, of course! Unfortunately, that might not be possible... read more May 25, 2012 by 


 
GM patent filing for "SS" name

GM Trademarks “SS” Name, Could It Be Chevy’s New Nameplate?

For decades, the letters SS on a vehicle from GM meant it was something special. Short for Super Sport, the SS designation was first applied on a performance variant of the... read more April 19, 2012 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Patent Application Gives New Details On Ferrari Hybrid System

Ferrari has made little secret of its plans to introduce a hybrid model, even going so far as to unveil a concept version of a new gasoline-electric hybrid system dubbed... read more April 16, 2012 by 


 
Leaked patent for Chevrolet's version of the Buick Encore/Opel Mokka

Leaked Patent Shows Chevy May Launch A Rebadged Buick Encore

General Motors already sells a rebadged version of its new 2013 Buick Encore in Europe as the Opel Mokka but soon the automaker may have a third Encore variant, and this one... read more March 28, 2012 by 


 
Four-door SLS AMG patent images

Four-Door Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: Patent Documents

The web is ablaze with patent images and German-language text describing a four-door version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. We've translated some of the text to help give you... read more February 22, 2012 by 


 
Alleged patent for 2012 Porsche 911 Convertible

2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet To Feature Canvas And Metal Roof?

Porsche is going to great length to break as much new ground as possible with its latest 2012 911, or 991 to the diehards. The automaker has already confirmed that a new... read more August 30, 2011 by 


 
Leaked patent image of production MINI Pacemen

Patent Images For Production MINI Paceman Leak

MINI’s Paceman concept vehicle was confirmed for production almost immediately after it was revealed back in January at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and now we have an... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe official patent leaked

BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe Official Patents Leaked?

Could this be the new BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe? The drawings are reportedly official design patents filed by BMW for a new four-door coupe, though their resemblance to last... read more June 13, 2011 by 


 
Leaked Mercedes-Benz A-Class patent renderings. Images via Autoscoops.be.

2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Leaked Patent Drawings Are Real: Report

UPDATE: The new Mercedes-Benz A Class has been revealed. Click here for all the details. Just a few days ago images claimed to be leaked patent drawings of the upcoming 2013... read more May 13, 2011 by 


 
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Ferrari Working On Mind Reading Technology?

Ferrari has reportedly applied for a new patent application that’s said to cover technology that monitors a driver’s mental and physical state in order to adjust... read more January 7, 2011 by 


 
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