Porsche has designated their new sports utility vehicle, the Macan. Early reports had originally stated the vehicle would be named the Cajun. An interview last year with Volkswagen CEO mentioned that name designation to the media. This new vehicle is a smaller and lower version of the Cayenne. The Macan promises performance and versatility in a smaller SUV package.
The new Macan highlights the expanded efforts of Porsche to grow their line of vehicles further than the sports car market that serves the bulk of their sales. Porsche sports car enthusiasts are not thrilled with the idea of another non-sports vehicle from Porsche. The overall sentiment seems to be one of respect that Porsche has been able to successfully bridge the gap in the vehicle marketplace. Porsche has successfully shown that they have been able to maintain their core values on delivering sleek and fast vehicles while expanding into other models.
The Macan will deliver a smooth chassis that comes equipped with Porsche handling and engine capabilities. Porsche has repeatedly shown with their other non sports vehicle models that they have the drive and ability to set a new standard in SUV vehicles. Persistent rumors suggest that the Macan may have a hybrid model and a three door version eventually.
The definitive hit of the 2012 Detroit auto show was the new 2013 Acura NSX concept car. Acura has committed to releasing this amazing vehicle in 2013 after all the positive feedback received on the car. The Acura NSX will be showing up in car showrooms in late 2012. One remarkable feature of the vehicle is that it will be entirely American made.
The features of this sleek vehicle include all wheel drive and a V6 mid mount engine. Showcasing seven gears will allow this vehicle to have added speed and stability while driving. The Acura NSX will offer an electric motor to produce power to the rear wheel base. A second independent motor will power the front axle. These two distinct features will offer an amazing driving experience. This Acura NSX concept car offers exceedingly fast driving speeds while maintaining control behind the wheel.
Acura is touting the 2013 as a hybrid sports vehicle with 400 horse power and excellent gas mileage. The hybrid definition takes the super car appellation to a whole new level. Drivers will be able to have the speed and beauty they love while still being friendly to the environment. Pushing boundaries is what Acura does best and this hybrid is a testament to that fact.
The 2013 Acura NSX is offering quite a bit more in a car than people have become accustomed too. An American made hybrid and fuel efficient sports car with a roomy interior and excellent speed capabilities is a vehicle many people have been eagerly anticipating.
The Ford EVOS Concept represents the ultimate expression of Ford’s new global design language, and explores key future powertrain and vehicle technologies.
Created as a bespoke concept vehicle, the fastback introduces Ford’s first truly global design language as the momentum of the company’s One Ford product plan continues to build.
“The Ford Evos Concept unites three key elements which are at the core of our One Ford global product strategy: outstanding design, smart technologies and fuel economy leadership,” said Derrick Kuzak, group vice president of Global Product Development.
“With its compelling design and innovative technology experience, this is a clear demonstration of the exciting vision we have for the Ford brand. While you will never see this car on the road, the next generation of Ford products around the world will display many of the distinctive design ideas and advanced technologies it showcases.”