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Saab PhoeniX concept revealed in Geneva

A year after gaining independence from GM, Saab is rising from the ashes with the stunning PhoeniX concept. Penned by Jason Castriota, the PhoeniX wears Saab's new Aeromotional design language which incorporates aircraft-inspired styling elements. Notable highlights include butterfly doors, winglets, a twin-ripple hood, LED 'ice-block' headlights, and a distinctive front fascia which will likely been seen on future production models. According to Castriota, "The PhoeniX establishes a new reference point for the future of Saab product design. It symbolizes a renaissance of the innovative spirit and passion that drove Saab to build its first car. We're now taking the visual DNA forward with what we call 'aeromotional' design, adding emotion, power and fluidity." No interior pictures were released, but Saab says the cabin has a minimalist design with a 2+2 seating arrangement and an afterburner-inspired instrument cluster. More notably, the concept features an Android-based IQon infotainment system which can download third-party apps via the internet. Under the hood, power is provided by a turbocharged 1.6-liter petrol engine that develops 200 PS (147 kW / 197 hp) and 250 Nm (185 lb-ft) of torque. It is backed up by a rear axle electric motor (dubbed eXWD) which churns out 34 PS (25 kW / 34 hp) and gives the car an all-wheel drive system. Thanks to this setup, the concept can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds and hit an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). More importantly, Saab estimates the PhoeniX will have a combined fuel consumption of 5.0L/100 km (56.5 mpg img / 47 mpg US) and CO2 emissions of 119 g/km. High-res photos: http://www.worldcarfans.com/111030130935/saab-phoenix-concept-drops-jaws-at-geneva-reveal


 


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2012 Kia Rio promo
Kia has introduced the new Rio at the Geneva Motor Show. Available in three- and five-door body styles, the redesigned model features a bold front fascia, deeply sculpted doors, and optional LED daytime driving lights. It measures 55mm longer, 25mm wider, and 15mm lower than the outgoing model. Furthermore, the 2,570mm wheelbase results in a spacious cabin and a luggage compartment which can hold up to 390 liters (13.8 cubic feet) of cargo. Speaking of the interior, the cabin is described as "clean" and "sophisticated." While we wouldn't go that far, material quality seems significantly improved from its predecessor. Additionally, the Rio offers options such as passive entry, Bluetooth connectivity, and heated front seats. Under the hood, four different engines will be available. The entry-level 1.25-liter petrol produces 85 PS (63 kW / 84 hp) and 118 Nm (87 lb-ft) of torque, which enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 13 seconds and hit a top speed of 167 km/h (104 mph). Moving up the 1.4-liter petrol rewards owners with 109 PS (80 kW / 108 hp) and 136 Nm (100 lb-ft) of torque. Thanks to the extra power, the dash from 0-100 km/h takes 11.5 seconds and the top speed is 181 km/h (112 mph). On the diesel side, there's a 1.1-liter three-cylinder that develops 82 PS (60 kW / 81 hp) and 94 Nm (69 lb-ft) of torque. This anemic engine means 0-100 km/h clocks in at 16.4 seconds and the top speed is 161 km/h (100 mph). If you don't have all day to wait around, the 1.4-liter four-cylinder churns out 90 PS (66 kW / 89 hp) and 216 Nm (159 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 14.2 seconds and top out at 171 km/h (106 mph). The five-door Rio will go on sale later this year, while the three-door variant will be launched in early 2012.





2012 Kia Picanto promo
Completely redesigned for 2012, the second generation Kia Picanto (aka Morning in S. Korea) has made its world debut at the 81st Geneva Motor Show. Displaying a lot more character, the Picanto drops the cute Pokemon look of the first generation for a bolder design. The Picanto features an aggressive front bumper, sweptback headlights, flame surfaced doors, side skirts, unique taillights and a roof spoiler. Add in aggressive design lines and sporty alloy wheels and the Picanto is transformed into a serious contender in the sub-compact city car segment. The new generation Picanto will be offered as a five-door globally while a sportier three-door body style will eventually be available in Europe. When lauched towards the end of 2011, four "super-efficient" engines will be available. These engines include a 1.0-liter three-cylinder, available in petrol, flex fuel and bi-fuel versions, as well as a 1.2-liter four-cylinder petrol. Outputs will range from 69 (51 kW / 69 hp) to 85 PS (63 kW / 84 hp), while torque numbers vary from 94 (69 lb-ft) to 121 Nm (89 lb-ft). More specifically, the 1.0-liter bi-fuel engine produces 82 PS (60 kW / 81 hp) and 94 Nm (69 lb-ft) of torque. A five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic is available for all engines. CO2 emissions range from 95 to 105 g/km or 90 and 100 g/km with the optional engine start/stop system.





Alfa Romeo 4C Concept world premiere - 2011 Geneva
The Alfa Romeo 4C Concept has made its debut at the Geneva auto salon today. The 4C Concept is a two-seat, rear-wheel drive sport coupe about 4 meters long and with a wheelbase just short of 2.4 meters. It features a mid-rear mounted 1.8 liter turbocharged power plant allowing for a 40/60 weight distribution (front axle/rear axle). Much of the technology and materials of the 4C are inherited from the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. It features a lightweight chassis with carbon-fiber and aluminum body structures for a total curb weight of less than 850 kg (1874 lbs). http://www.worldcarfans.com/111030130930/alfa-romeo-4c-concept-world-premie re-in-geneva





Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Geneva pre-show unveiling [German lang]
The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 has been revealed at a Geneva pre-show event. It's matter of looking now as we already now all there is to know about the car and its impressive construction. The LP700-4 features a curb weight of just 1575 kg (3,472 pounds) due to its carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) monocoque structure which tips the scales at only 147.5 kilograms (324.5 lbs). The whole body-in-white weighs but 229.5 kilograms (505 lbs). Power comes from a 6.5 liter V12 with an ouput of 700 PS (690 bhp / 515 kW) and 690 Nm (509 lb-ft) of torque. Gearbox is a 7-speed independent shift rod transmission (with dual synchronizers) supplied by Graziano Trasmissioni Group with 50 millisecond shift times. The LP700-4 Aventador also features a Haldex all-wheel drive system. All those mechanics are good for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint time of 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph). Finish options will include the Arancio Argos orange paint in a pearl effect and bi-color interiors with Alcantara. The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in late summer 2011. Pricing is as follows: UK: GBP 201.900,00 (suggested retail price taxes excluded) Europe: € 255.000 (suggested retail price taxes excluded) USA: 379.700 USD (suggested retail price - GGT included) China: RMB 6.270.000,00 (suggested retail price taxes included) Japan: YEN 39.690.000,00 (suggested retail price taxes included)





2011 Saab 9-5 Aero Turbo6 XWD Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Saab 9-5 Aero. Released as a late 2010 model, the 2011 now boasts a panoramic glass roof along with the great redesign. Overall makes the car have a much more stately appearance and further set it in a more sport/luxury sedan class. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.





SAAB PhoeniX 2011.04.02 Trollhattan, SWEDEN
SAAB PhoeniX in da house!!!





1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpio Concept Car Amazing Sound
Flickr Page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/19bozzy92/ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/19Bozzy92YT Google+ page: https://plus.google.com/100567781241722617164/posts One of the rarities of the 2014 Concorso d'Eleganza of Villa d'Este was the 1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpione concept car. The car is a Pininfarina' design study based on an Abarth 2000 Sport Spider SE 010 chassis and it was shown at the 1970 Brussels Auto Show in Belgium. The Scorpio it's moved by a 2 litre 4-cylinder engine which is able to produce around 220 bhp at 8.700 rpm. The weight of the car it's of just 670 kilos. This one-off is still in Shiro Kosaka's collection displayed in the Abarth Gallery near the Mount Fuji in Japan. Camcorder: Canon Legria HF G30 + Canon DM-100 Microphone Event: Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2014 Where: Cernobbio, Italy Link To My Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/19Bozzy92?feature=mhee THANKS FOR WATCHING AND SUBSCRIBE!!!





World Premiere Saab Concept Car Aero X
<p>Geneva Motor Show 2006</p>





Saab PhoeniX Concept
'Aeromotional' design inspired by Saab's aviation roots. Design and technical features to shape the next generation of Saab Cars. Minimalist cabin with advanced Saab IQon infotainment system. Rightsized turbo engine and innovative Saab eXWD for electric rear drive. Showcases technologies in al-new vehicle architecture





2009 Saab 9-3 Aero Turbo V6 Convertible Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive variety! In today's video, we will take an up close and personal in depth look at the 2009 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible. During this presentation, we will take a 1st person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANNEL SEE BELOW: In this channel you will find in depth reviews/tour of automobiles from all over the world, presented in a more detailed fashion than ever before. Basically, this gives the viewer the chance to view the most detailed 1st person look you can get without going to an actual dealer yourself! Every video is consistent in the way I present so viewers know what to expect in my presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960 Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of the automotive enthusiast. You will see everything from vintage, brand new, exotic, mainstream, old, etc. I am very proud of this channel and have built it up from amateur videos years ago to what you see today. I wanted to share my love for the automotive world with the rest of the world. Be sure to explore the massive video variety, have fun and enjoy The Driver's Seat of YouTube! FIND ME ON THE OFFICIAL SAABKYLE04 FACEBOOK PAGE FOR CONTINUOUS UPDATES ON WHAT'S TO COME AND INTERACTING WITH OTHER FANS! http://www.facebook.com/pages/saabkyle04/315743567772





Saab iQon connectivity system
A walk-though the Saab iQon system - and Android based app system for automobiles that will debut late in 2012





Saab Press Conference at the Geneva Motorshow
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Jason Castriota presents Saab PhoeniX concept
Saab designer Jason Castriota presents the Saab PhoeniX Concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2011.





Meet America's Most Obsessed Saab Collector - JALOPNIK on /DRIVE
Bruce Turk turned a childhood love for the Saab Sonett into a 25-year obsession and a collection of Saab cars, parts and memorabilia you must see to believe. More on Bruce Turk's vintage rally Saab here: Yes, You Can Build a Sick Vintage Rally Car - AFTER/DRIVE http://youtu.be/tQxD0E62m7s More /DRIVE at: http://www.slashdrive.tv http://www.twitter.com/drive http://www.facebook.com/drivetv http://www.instagram.com/drivetv http://www.drive.jalopnik.com





Beautiful Swedish car, SAAB 9-5.
I am really into SAAB cars; I own a 2003 9-3 that I am very fond of. I put together this video, from different clips, for the new Saab 9-5. I think the new 9-5 is very stylish in design and sporty in performance. I am seriously considering buying one and when I do I will be sure to make a video to share how I feel about Saab's great cars





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