Austrian independent vehicle manufacturer Magna Steyr is heading to the Geneva Motor Show once more, this time to show off the latest in convertible roof technology its engineers have been developing. One of these is a new sliding roof design that we could be seeing in production in the very near future. Similar in concept to the sliding roof design on vehicles like the Fiat 500 Cabrio and Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS, Magna’s design, which it calls the View Top, is a unique sliding roof with integrated glass elements that creates an open-air feeling whether open or closed. To...
Infiniti Confirms New Compact Will Be Built In Austria
Following yesterday’s announcement of the groundbreaking of a new powertrain plant in Tennessee, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz have today confirmed that a new compact car to be launched by Infiniti but underpinned by Mercedes technology will be manufactured in Austria by independent vehicle...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Magna Steyr Concept At Geneva Show Is Three Cars In One
Crossovers currently fulfil the role of multitaskers in the automotive world--crossing SUVs with minivans, compact cars with SUVs and coupes with anything that'll fit. Engineering firm Magna Steyr is combining three vehicles into one with its latest design study, the MILA Coupic, due next week at...Antony Ingram
Aston Martin Rapide Production Moving To UK In 2012
It’s hard to believe but one of Aston Martin’s most popular models, the Rapide luxury four-door coupe, is not actually manufactured by Aston Martin. Instead, production of the Rapide is handled by independent vehicle manufacturer Magna Steyr in Austria. The decision to outsource...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Audi Cross Cabriolet Headed For Production?
Remember the Audi Cross Cabriolet Concept from 2007’s Los Angeles Auto Show? The striking concept car originally previewed the Audi Q5 compact crossover but featured a relatively unique--at the time--high-riding convertible body. Since then we’ve seen Nissan release the controversial...Viknesh Vijayenthiran