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Honda Shows Micro Commuter Car For Tokyo

Honda Shows Micro Commuter Car For Tokyo

It is the automobile season, with numerous auto shows coming our way. In preparation for the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda has come up with this tiny concept car they call the Micro Commuter. True to its name, the Micro Commuter is a tiny, electricity powered car aimed primarily at urban commuters who would just not turn to carpooling, despite all its advantages.

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Ducati 1199 Panigale

Ducati 1199 Panigale

Ducati’s has unveiled the 1199 Panigale that will make its way to the 2012 Superbike family. Slated for an official opening at the Milan International Motorcycle Show, the superbike has a twin cylinder engine produce an impressive 195 hp, which when compared to its weight of 164 kg makes for one of the best power to weight ratios. Prices for the Panigale range will start off from $18000, followed by the Panigale S at $23000, and the top of the line Panigale Tricolore at $28000.

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Chevrolet Sonic Goes Skydiving, Bungee Jumping [video]

To advertise the new Chevrolet Sonic, the automaker sent the car where no car has gone before, and where even the Sonic is unlikely to go again. In one of the adverts Sonic jumps out an airplane and skydives above the Arizona Desert in Phoenix, USA. In the second advertisement, you can see the Sonic bungee jumping off a stack of freight containers. That car ought to be cool, although we’re not entirely sure about how we’ll react if your car decided to go bungee jumping; unless pooping pants is a viable response.

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Lamborghini Mantis Concept

Lamborghini Mantis Concept

Lamborghini Mantis concept envisions a somewhat “tame” Lamborghini and we guess that’s what made designer Hazael Estrada choose the name, which is a departure of Lamborghini’s tradition of naming cars after bulls. The Mantis concept has a slightly futuristic design, and a very aerodynamic body that can apparently adjust with the airflow to stay aerodynamic. The designer envisions this car as a hybrid with a combustion engine powering the rear wheels while two separate electric motors power each front wheel.

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AR Navigation Displays Show Data in Windshields

AR Navigation Displays Show Data in Windshields

The way we see it, things look kind of futuristic when data starts to show itself on clear glass. They may be spectacles you are wearing, the bathroom mirror, or the car windscreen. Data on these things looks way more sexier and futuristic than it actually is. In all earnestness, windscreen displays like these would make navigation way more easier, and slightly safer.

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