Skip to main content

Design/Style

  • 0
    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #374 LIVE!
    Industry Consolidation, Updated Toyota Camry, David Brown Speedback, $8,000 Volkswagen 1396293000

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #373 this evening. Check out the topics below, or drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

  • 0
    Spy Shots: Are you the next-gen Chevy Cruze? [UPDATE]
    1396272420

    UPDATE: According to Jalopnik, this Cruze may be a China-only model with a shorter wheelbase than the model we'll get in the United States. We'll have to wait and see for now. Judging by these spy shots, the Chevrolet Cruze is getting ready for a makeover. What's more, it appears the Chevy brand ...

  • 0
    Official: BMW designs new subway for Kuala Lumpur
    1396184520

    Between the unfortunate saga of flight MH370 and the grand prix this weekend, Malaysia has been on our radar more than usual lately. And now the Southeast Asian country has popped up again, once more related to transportation issues, as Kuala Lumpur is working on a new subway system. Which isn't ...

  • 0
    Report: Bertone confirms bankruptcy, needs savior by end of April
    1396120320

    The previously reported (potential) demise of Italian coachbuilder Bertone has been confirmed, and the company has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The court has until the end of April to decide whether to shutter the business, which was founded in 1912, or find a buyer. The coachbuilder behind ...

  • 0
    ETC: BMW CS reinterpretation proves retro can be sexy [w/video]
    1396048500

    Designer David Obendorfer doesn't work for BMW, but perhaps the German automaker should give him a call. His CS Vintage Concept shows a singular ability to understand the brand's classic style and reinterpret it for today. He isn't some amateur, either. Obendorfer has an industrial design degree ...

  • 0
    Spy Shots: Are you Ford's next Bullitt Mustang? [w/poll]
    1395955680

    Ford has a long history of offering special editions of its legendary Mustang. One of the most vaunted of those trim packages, though, has only been offered twice. The first time was in 2001, and then again in 2008. Yes, we're talking about the Bullitt. Named for the infamous Dark Highland Green ...

  • 0
    Official: David Brown Automotive launches old-is-new-again Speedback [w/video]
    1395941400

    Back in January, we reported on a new British coachbuilder called David Brown Automotive. In February, the startup released the first details and images of its inaugural project, and now it has revealed the finished product. It's called Speedback, and it's based on the Jaguar XKR. But while it's ...

  • 0
    Report: Volvo Concept Estate to spawn V90 luxury wagon, joining CUV and coupe
    1395874620

    The Volvo Concept Estate garnered Autoblog's Editors' Choice award as our team's favorite reveal at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month for its sleek take on Scandinavian design, and now it looks like we might actually see the sleek wagon in production. Volvo is reportedly considering ...

  • 0
    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #373
    2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, Porsche Flat Four, 2015 Hyundai Sonata, Acura TLX 1395782820

    Episode #373 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Steven Ewing are joined by Rory Carroll of Autoweek to talk about the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, Porsche working on a flat-four engine, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, and the Acura TLX debuting in New York. We start with what's in ...

  • 0
    Official: Mini goes zany with latest accessories catalog
    1395755040

    Driving a Mini is most definitely an individualistic choice – one that not everyone would get on board with. So if you're going to go with such a fashion statement, you might as well give it your own sense of style. That's where Mini's new line of accessories come in. Available for the new ...

  • 0
    Official: Studiotorino shows new Cayman-based Moncenisio sports car
    1395696600

    While the recent bankruptcy of Bertone shows that it has become very difficult to be a coachbuilder today, it seems there is still a business case in creating unique bodies for premium vehicles. Case in point, Studiotorino a small, Italian coachbuilder that has been creating limited-edition cars ...

  • 0
    Video: Maserati offers peek into Alfieri concept's design
    1395693000

    This year marks Maserati's hundredth anniversary, which means we'll be spending the rest of 2014 talking about all the company's planned celebrations. The Alfieri Concept, shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, though, is quite possibly the most noteworthy part of the brand's centennial. Named ...

  • 0
    Report: Brabus gets its grubby mitts on Mercedes CLA45 AMG
    1395523380

    Brabus isn't afraid to get under the hood of any Mercedes-Benz to add a pinch more power and sharpen up the exterior, from the tiniest Smart all the way up to the big G-Class SUV. So it should come as no surprise that one of its latest releases is a tweaked version of the Mercedes CLA45 AMG with ...

  • 0
    Spy Shots: Refreshed Audi A6 gets ready for Paris debut
    1395441840

    The Audi A6 remains a solidly luxurious choice in the deeply competitive executive sedan segment, duking it out with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series and Lexus GS, among others. Having been on sale since 2011, though, it's starting to become just a tiny bit stale. Cue the ...

  • 0
    Video: 1949 Gmünd Porsche shows the birth of an icon
    1395420180

    The Austrian village of Gmünd is more than just difficult to pronounce; it's also the birthplace of the Porsche brand. Before the company ever started building sports cars at its current home base near Stuttgart, the fledgling business completed several vehicles in the tiny town in Southern ...

  • 0
    ETC: Lapo Elkann calls out Renault Twingo for copying Fiat 500 [w/poll]
    1395408540

    Small cars are becoming big business, especially for European automakers that are amping up the style. But is each new Euro city car's style unique? Lapo Elkann is calling that into question. The brother of Fiat chairman John Elkann and the grandson of his late predecessor Gianni Agnelli is ...

  • 0
    Video: See the crazy way you refill washer fluid in the Renault Twingo
    1395255540

    In many ways, the new Renault Twingo is a very old-school car. While its look and mechanicals are entirely modern, moving the engine to the back with rear-wheel drive harkens back to small, European cars of the '60s. The little Frenchman has a platform co-developed with Daimler and shares its ...

  • 0
    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #372
    Motorsports, Bertone Goes Bust, Acura Standing On Its Own 1395176640

    Episode #372 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Chris Paukert are joined by Peter Leung of RichlandF1 to talk Formula One, the impending demise of Bertone, and Honda spinning Acura off into its own division. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of ...

  • 0
    Official: Ford Fund offering $1 million in automotive design scholarships
    1395153000

    William Clay Ford, Sr. passed away earlier this month, now Ford has announced that the name and design legacy of Henry Ford's grandson will live on in the form of scholarships for the next generation of minds conceiving the future of transport. For the next 20 years, the $1 Million William Clay ...

  • 0
    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #372 LIVE!
    Motorsports, Bertone, Mercedes F1 power unit, Acura being spun off 1395090360

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #372 this evening, joined this week by Peter Leung (BaronVonClutch) to teach us about motorsports. Check out the topics below, or drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle