With the launch of the Lupo, Volkswagen burst onto the supermini scene with a bang, thanks partly to it unusual headlight configuration, giving it an irresistibly cheeky ’smile’. Surprisingly spacious, the Lupo is great for those looking for a second family car, or a first car for a younger driver heading off to college.
Well, Acura is finally joining the legion of brands offering a small SUV or crossover, and in this case it will look a lot like the RD-X, introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2005.
Marcos TSO GT coupe sports car is making its world debut in South Australia at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide motor race. The TSO GT ran pre-race laps before a crowd estimated at over 250,000 race fans. It will now embark on a 2800 Kilometer test and evaluation program as the newley established the business, Marcos Australia, prepare the car for their local marketplace. The two seat coupe sports car delivers stunning performance with a Grand Touring capability and a familiar GM V8 powertrain.
The Infiniti FX35 aims to please those who seek on-road thrills and, when needed, all-weather capability — should you feel the desire to scale rocky trails and seek wildlife, look elsewhere. As a bridge between a luxury sedan and a true SUV, the FX35 shares a platform with the Infiniti G35, has a four-wheel independent suspension tuned for handling on pavement and lacks a low-range transfer case. Its relatively low-slung stance, raised rear deck lid and 18-inch wheels give it a more aggressive look than most other crossover SUVs.
The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. will hold the 39th Tokyo Motor Show - Passenger Cars & Motorcycles (2005 Edition) at the Makuhari Messe in Makuhari, Chiba City for 17 days from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, November 6 (exhibition open to the public beginning Saturday, October 22).