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VOLKSWAGEN TAKES BOLD DECISION TO PUT I.D. BUZZ ELECTRIC CONCEPT CAR INTO PRODUCTION

Volkswagen management announces production plans for the 21st century Microbus at the home of the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance Pebble Beach, California – At the Detroit Show in early 2017, Volkswagen showed the I.D. BUZZ concept car, a fully electric vehicle that taps in to the spirit and vibe that made the VW Microbus such an iconic vehicle — whether with Hippies and families in the Sixties or Surfer Dudes and Van Lifers today. Now, Volkswagen has taken the bold decision to put the Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ concept car into production and Volkswagen’s CEO of the North American Region, Hinrich J. Woebcken is happy to welcome the car to NorthAmerica. The Chairmen of the Boards of Management of the Volkswagen and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands, Dr Herbert Diess and Dr Eckhard Scholz, announced the decision today at one of the most prestigious automotive events in the world — the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. Within the framework of further development, Volkswage…

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A revelation of luxury: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

Stuttgart/Pebble Beach. At this year's gathering of the most magnificent classic cars at Pebble Beach in California, Mercedes-Benz is once again set to present a highlight: the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is a car which, with its sensual, emotionally appealing design and innovative technical concept solutions, defines the ultimate in luxury of the future. At the same time the two-seater model pays homage to the glorious "automotive haute couture" of hand-finished, exclusive cabriolets. The glamorous cabriolet reinterprets classic, emotional design principles in an extravagant way and combines intelligent beauty with classic, aesthetic proportions and a reduced, technoid appearance – a perfect embodiment of the design philosophy of Sensual Purity. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is designed as an electric car. The drive system has an output of 750 hp (550 kW). The shallow underfloor battery allows a range of over 200 miles (500 kilometers according to the NE…

Behold Ken Okuyama's Kode 0

Minimal Simplicity. These two words that could characterize this piece of art. A bit of Bertone Carabo, a bit of Lamborghini Bravo and a lot of Aventador. Welcome to the Kode (7)0. Ken Okuyama did a wonderful job in uniting the design language and flavor of the 70's with an Aventador resulting in some very unique approach to a Japanese supercar theme. But the list could go on, Alfa Bella, Lancia Kayak, Bertone Stratos...from every angle is like a tribute to Marcello Gandini's Bertone era. To some extent we may even discover the lines that made Paolo Martin's Ferrari Modulo so famous. But wait there's more. Jason Castriota's SSC Tautara front end. At least on a taste level. Amazing. So many icons in one car, this truly is art.

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet: Revelation of luxury – Trailer.