Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Detroit Auto Show 2014 Short Preview

Detroit Auto Show 2014 or North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2014 will be held in 2014, January. Detroit first international auto show was held in 1987, it began when Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) has idea to held an international auto show in Detroit. Before 1987, Detroit only held a regional auto show.

According to their (NAIAS) statistic report, Detroit Auto Show has more than 700,000 public show attendances last year (2013), including industry preview attendances (28,326) and charity preview attendances (13,069).

Detroit Auto Show 2013 has been successful introduced 16 concept cars and more than 40 production car.

Detroit Auto Show Schedule Dates (2014)

 Detroit Auto Show Schedule dates 2014 will be divided into three category:
  • Press Preview, in January 13 - 14th
 More than 5,000 Journalists in 62 Countries attended last year. Detroit Auto Show is a global automotive community that comes together to get the latest news and events. Many Industry's top leader and thinkers will attend to this auto show.
  • Industry Preview, in January 15 - 16th
More than 20,000 Automotive Professionals that representing around 2,000 companies was attended last year. This event has became an unique networking opportunity.
  • Charity Preview, in January 17th
 The North American International Auto Show Charity has been sponsored by Charter One, RBS Citizens, Comcast spotlight, MGM Grand Detroit, Pandora, Sprint Velocity, Opportunity Detroit, M Live Media Group, Advance Digital Media Group
  • And Public Show, in January 18 - 26th
Detroit Floorplan 2014
Detroit Floorplan Map

Detroit Autoshow Ticket prices (2014)

  • Press Preview Price : Require Media Credentials

  • Industry Preview Price : $95 per person
  • Charity Preview Price : Charity Preview tickets are $350 per person, $340 of which is tax deductible
  • And Public Show Price : Adults: $13 per person, eTickets: $13 per person, Seniors: $7 (65 and older), Children $7 (7-12 years old; 6 and under free with a parent or guardian)

 Detroit Auto Show Concept Car List

Last year, Detroit Auto Show introduced 16 concept cars, which are :
  1. Acura MDX
  2. Acura NSX
  3. BMW 4 Series Coupe
  4. Fiat 500 Cattiva
  5. Fiat 500 Tenebra
  6. Ford Atlas
  7. Guangzhou Range-extended E-jet Compact Sedan
  8. Guangzhou BEV Trumpchi GS5 Hybrid
  9. Honda Urban SUV
  10. Hyundai HCD-14
  11. Johnson Controls Bespoke
  12. Lincoln MKC
  13. Nissan Resonance
  14. Tesla Model X Design Prototype
  15. Toyota Corolla Furia
  16. Volkswagen Passat Performance
 In this year, people expect these concept car:
  • Acura TLX 
Acura TLX
Acura TLX
Acura TLX sideview
  • Mini Hardtop John Cooper Works
Mini Hardtop John Cooper Works
Mini Hardtop John Cooper Works
Mini Hardtop John Cooper Works backview
  • Volvo Concept XC Coupe
Volvo Concept XC Coupe
Volvo Concept XC Coupe
 Volvo Concept XC Coupe backview
  • Volkswagen Beetle Dune
Volkswagen Beetle Dune
Volkswagen Beetle Dune
Volkswagen Beetle Dune rearview

  • Nissan Sport Sedan Concept
Nissan Sport Sedan Concept
Nissan Sport Sedan Concept
Nissan Sport Sedan Concept frontview
Nissan Sport Sedan Concept rearview
  • Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion
Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion
Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion
  • Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
  • KIA GT-4 Stinger
KIA GT-4 Stinger
KIA GT-4 Stinger
KIA GT-4 Stinger Rearview

  • Toyota FT-1
Toyota FT-1
Toyota FT-1
Toyota FT-1 Rearview
  • Audi Allroad Shooting Brake
Audi Allroad Shooting Brake
Audi Allroad Shooting Brake
Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Rearview
  • Toyota FCV concept
Toyota FCV concept
Toyota FCV concept

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Gallery of Mitsubishi GC Concept

Mclaren P13 - Porsche 911 and Audi R8 will meet their challenger

Recently, Mclaren P13 been tested in around Europe. The Mclaren P13 price is predicted around 140,000 Euro and it said will using a modification of Ricardo version. A modification version will use V8 engine with 3.8 of capacity. It will have power around 450 horsepower.

This model will become the smallest model of Mclaren variant. As a start, they will launch the Coupe version first, then the convertible version. Mclaren P13 will have more light weight than Mclaren 12C and will use same feature, which is a carbon fibre structure.

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Paul Walker lost his life in car accident

Paul Walker is one of the actor in Fast & Furious. Paul Walker "Brian O'Conner" is the main actor of this film. He lost his life in car accident at 15:30 in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States.

Paul Walker and his friend drove a Red Porsche Carrera GT. Then the car was lost control and hit a tree and a electric pole. Effect of the accident was severe and the car itself was on fire. All the part of Porsche GT was wrecked.

Porsche Carrera GT is a super car from Porsche. It have a V10 engine with capacity of 5.7 lt and using a DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft) technology. The car use a manual six speed transmission. Porsche Carrera GT also adopt a roadster model of two door configuration.

Porsche Carrera GT was produced in Leipzig, German. The production years is started in 2004 to 2007, and it only produce for 1,270 units. This car power is up to 612 horse power at 8,000 rpm. The car can accelerated from 0 to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds.

Monday, 25 November 2013

Video - Unique Concept of Daihatsu Kopen in Tokyo Motor Show 2013

"Compete! And shape a new future" is the tagline of new Daihatsu Concept car. One of the main attention of the audience is Daihatsu Kopen.

Daihatsu has an unique car concept. They are showing the audience that it soo easy to assembly a Daihatsu Kopen. The exterior such as outside panels is easily to remove and modificate as the user wants.

In Tokyo Motor Show, Daihatsu was showed two models of kopen which are coupe and roadster.

1957 Edition of Fiat 500

Almost everything about Fiat 500 was inspired from retro design. But in Edition 1957 of Fiat 500 will have a different looks and more step ahead.

Fiat 500' 1957 Edition first debut in Los Angeles Auto Show 2013. Fiat 500' 1957 Edition design was inspired from Original Cinquecento or Nuova 500. The car itself is identical to the growth of that country after the second world war.

Fiat 500' 1957 Edition offers in three classic colors, which are celeste, chiaro and Bianco. All the Fiat 500' 1957 will have leather brown seats and leather steer in the interior.

 This car will have engine with four cylinder, 1.4 liter of capacity with Fiat multiAir. It also offers in five speed manual transmission and six speed automatic transmission.

The Birth of Ford Mustang 2015

Ford Mustang 2015 - a car manufacture from USA will launch their new macho car in this December. The 6th generation of Ford Mustang will be held at NAIAS 2014 on 5th December. This car will be equipped with an engine with capacity of 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost. This engine can generated power up to 275 horsepower. Beside that, there are also another option for the buyer which are a 3.7-liter V6 engine with 305 horsepower and the 5.0-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower.

There are some changes in exterior and interior design of Ford Mustang 2015. It's inspired from Evos concept in Frankfurt Motor Show 2011. For the interior design, it gets touched from MyFord infotainment system. Moreover, they gave more character in the roof line, more prominent in the front grille, a slimmer headlights, a new rear lights, a fused with an integrated spoiler for the exterior design.

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Qatar - The City of Supercars

People of Qatar (Qatary) is one of the largest people in middle eastern that like to buy an expensive car. Supercars or luxurious cars as a family car are common in Qatar. Supercar such as Chevrolet Camaro, Silverado, GMC, Tahoe or Ford Mustang, Nissan Patrol, Toyota Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser, Hummer, Porsche, BMW or Mercedes-Benz are commonly seen in Qatar.

People of Qatar has incomes above the average, and most of them are working as Government employees. SUV or Sport Utility Vehicle has became a favourite type of car in Qatar. Women in Qatar uses SUV in their daily activities, its because the SUV types has a big body and large spaces for things.

Most people in Qatar drives a car but there's also some people who drives motorcycle, such as Ducati and Honda CBR600.