Features – Page 11

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    Comment: Subaru Boxer Sports Car Architecture

    2014-11-04T11:46:37Z

    Rumour suggested that Subaru was going to bring a new concept car to Geneva, based on the same rear-wheel drive architecture as Toyota’s FT-86

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    Comment: Should Toyota have left the FT-86 alone?

    2014-11-04T11:33:31Z

    The FT-86 II is the latest interpretation of the much-lauded FT-86 concept originally shown at the 2009 Tokyo motor show

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    Comment + gallery: Toyota’s Yaris HSD concept

    2014-11-04T11:29:46Z

    The HSD concept previews the design direction for the next generation Yaris, but there’s nothing groundbreaking here

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    Comment: Toyota cleverness

    2014-11-04T10:36:33Z

    Although there wasn’t much innovative design on show at the Toyota stand, I absolutely loved these clever hideaway ethernet/power connections at Frankfurt.

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    Toyota NS4 hints at next-gen hybrid

    2014-11-03T17:16:57Z

    Apparently, the ‘4’ in Toyota’s NS4 concept doesn’t stand as an unsubtle reference to what the next (fourth) generation Prius might look like

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    Toyota RAV4: the fake sound of progress?

    2014-11-03T16:07:00Z

    It’s easy to forget in the burgeoning world of CUVs that Toyota’s original 1996 RAV4 effectively gave birth to the segment

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    Toyota Avalon: the cut-price Lexus fastback

    2014-11-03T16:01:49Z

    It feels like we’ve seen the Toyota Avalon before, not only because it was previewed at the New York Auto Show earlier this year, but also because it incorporates so many industry-standard features

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    Toyota Auris – worst interior of 2012

    2014-11-03T09:11:17Z

    That’s quite a bold statement but then again the new Auris’ interior is quite a bold step 180-degrees from the right direction

  • 3rd Gen Nissan Cube at the 2008 LA Auto show
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    Design Review: Nissan Cube 2008

    2008-01-09T21:41:00Z

    This is one of the most unusual mass-market car designs on the planet. Nissan describes it a ‘unique witty design’ that ‘offers a whimsical combination of squares and circles’, but the new Cube is a far more significant design than this superficial description suggests.

  • CDN Liugi Colani Ferrari Testa d’Oro (1989)
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    Luigi Colani - Translating Nature exhibition

    2007-05-09T10:15:00Z

    One of the most influential designers of the past half-century, Luigi Colani, is the subject of an exhibition at the Design Museum in London. With a career spanning almost six decades, Colani has applied his unique design style to produce cars, trucks, boats, aircraft, ceramics and consumer goods, as well as creating futuristic concepts for as-yet unrealized transport systems and architecture.