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2018 Volkswagen Touareg Revealed in China

The all-new Touareg has been officially revealed in Beijing, with the German brand claiming the third generation model to be “the most technically advanced Volkswagen of its era”. The manufacturer also says its making a statement by staging a world premiere of a new […]

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Interview: 10 Questions on Car Design with Christopher Weil – Head of Exterior Design at MINI

In this third and final instalment of our MINI car designer interview series, we talk with Christopher Weil, who, since 2013, has been head of exterior design at the British brand. Having formerly designed the exterior of both the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 328 […]

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Nissan ‘IMx KURO’ Concept Gets Blacked Out for SUV Look

The unveiling of the IMx KURO at the recent Geneva motor show marked the European debut of the IMx electric crossover concept car, which, according to Nissan Design Europe boss Mamoru Aoki, previews the forthcoming LEAF SUV. KURO, which means black in Japanese, is […]

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Volkswagen ‘I.D. R Pikes Peak’ All-Electric Prototype Racing Car Unveiled

Volkswagen has revealed the first images of its new “I.D. R Pikes Peak” racing car ahead of this summer’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. As well as participating in the famous “Race to the Clouds”, the four-wheel drive, all-electric prototype vehicle also previews a future […]

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Italdesign Duerte Confirmed for Production

Italdesign’s new Duerte convertible, unveiled at the recent Geneva motor show, has been confirmed for production. Effectively a targa version of last year’s Zerouno coupé, the new Duerte, which means ‘open’ in Italy’s Piedmontese dialect, will be limited to just five examples. Externally, when compared […]

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