A DRAMATIC Chinese developed, Italian-styled electric supercar will be a highlight of next week’s famed Concorso d’Eleganza at Lake Como, Italy.
The Ren (pictured below), from China-based automotive research and development company Techrules, was styled by renowned Italian designers Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro.
First deliveries of the 960kW supercar will begin next year.
A FLYING car may light the cauldron at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Toyota reportedly has invested almost $500,000 in Cartivator, a small tech company started by former employees. Toyota’s money will go towards building a full-scale prototype of the Skydrive, an F1-style singleseater designed to cruise 10m above traffic at 100km/h.
PEUGEOT and Citroen have switched distributors in an attempt to revive flagging sales. Inchcape, distributor of Subaru, will take the reins from Malaysian company Sime Darby Motors next month.
Local Peugeot sales were down by more than 20 per cent last year and Citroen sold fewer than 1000 cars.
THE NIO EP9 supercar from NextEV has set a production lap record at Germany’s Nurburgring, clocking 6 minutes 45.9 secs – and shaving six seconds from the Lamborghini Huracan Performante’s previous mark.
JAGUAR’S newgeneration XF Sportbrake (wagon) has been shown in prototype form wrapped in full tennis themed livery to promote the brand’s link with this year’s Wimbledon championship and ahead of its world debut next month.
Revealed as part of a promotional video, it includes a roof-mounted rear spoiler and slick rear glasshouse, a poweroperated tailgate. It is due in Australia later this year.
PUMA RV’S NQ wishes to advise that they are not selling fifth wheelers as part of the Puma brand despite a picture of one appearing in last weekend’s Carsguide.