2005 Volkswagen EcoRacer Concept Wolfsburg / Tokyo, 19 October 2005 – At the Tokyo Motor Show, Volkswagen presents an incredibly economic sports car. The EcoRacer’s average fuel consumption is as low as 69 mpg (29km/l) and it reaches a maximum speed of 143 mph (230 kmh). Thanks to its carbon fiber body, this mid engine …

2012 Volkswagen E-Bugster The latest Beetle might be ‘more power, less flower’, but that doesn’t mean that it’s anything other than environmentally conscientious, and that’s especially the case with the E-Bugster concept, which is powered purely by electricity. Revealed this week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the two-seat E-Bugster continues the …

2004 Volkswagen Concept T 2004/01/05 Wolfsburg / Detroit: Volkswagen unveils today during a press conference at the North American International Auto Show the concept T, a crossover vehicle blending a high-capability off-roader and an equally uncompromising sports car. With this automobile, Europe’s most successful auto manufacturer is showing how the off-road and sports car worlds …

2003 Volkswagen Concept R Wolfsburg. Just seven days after the world premiere of the new Golf, Volkswagen presents a further facet of automobile fascination: The roadster prototype concept R. The great sharpness in design, seen from every angle, combined with outstanding functional solutions indicates what the Brand has in store for the future and also …

2006 Volkswagen Concept-A Concept A: A Volkswagen with all wheel drive, a cross between a sports car and SUV, with a design that is as powerful as it is aesthetic and that posses best all round features. Volkswagen celebrates its world premier in Berlin. The premier for the public will follow at the Geneva Automobile …

2009 Volkswagen BlueSport Concept Wolfsburg/ Detroit, 11 January 2009 – Maximum driving fun with minimal fuel consumption: This is the standard by which Volkswagen is starting the new car year 2009 and is presenting the roadster Concept BlueSport at the North American International Auto Show. “The BlueSport proves to be a compact and passionate car …

2011 Volkswagen Beetle R Concept Wolfsburg / Frankfurt, September 13, 2011 — At Volkswagen, the letter “R” promises top-notch performance, a claim validated by the 266-hp Golf R and the 261-hp Scirocco R. In a world debut at the IAA in Frankfurt, Volkswagen is now showing a third variation of this sporty theme: the Beetle …

2005 Volkswagen Beetle Ragster Concept Wolfsburg / Detroit, 9. January 2005 – When the wraps came off Volkswagen’s Concept 1 at the Detroit Motor Show in 1994, it not only caused a sensation and stole the show outright, but it signalled the green light for production of the New Beetle shortly afterwards. Now, revealed at …

2000 Volkswagen AAC Concept The Advanced Activity Concept (AAC) combines the functions of a pick-up with the luxury of a top-class sedan. With four-wheel drive, and powered by a 230 kW (313 hp) V10 TDI diesel engine, this is an l clue to the changes that could take place in this vehicle class. On the …

2002 Volkswagen 1-Litre Concept Just last week the world’s most economical car was realeased by Volkswagen AG. The car focuses on extreme lightweight construction, low fuel consumption and high safety standards. These ideas resulted in a prototpye which can reach speeds of 120 mph and consume under 1 litre of fuel per 100 kilometers. The …

Alonside the larger four-liter cars, Voisin offered a smaller model known as the C7 which itself was an upgrade from the C4. In 1924 the model range was updated to 1550cc from 1248cc. The most famous C7 was a C7 Coupé-Chauffeur made for Rudolf Valentino. 1924 Voisin C7 Gallery In Detail type Series Production Car …

1922 Voisin C3 The C3 replaced Voisin’s first car, the C1 in 1922. It introduced cantilever springs on the rear axle and optional front brakes in 1924 Voisin produced over 1700 examples of the C3 from 1922 until 1927. Notable clients included the President of the French Republic and the Crown Prince of Japan. Our …

1934 Voisin C28 The direction of the Voisin Company would change in 1937, as Gabriel Voisin lost control of his company. The C28 was the final car to be designed by Voisin and utilize many of the techniques and design principals that made them unique. At most, only four C28 models were created. Under the …

1934 Voisin C27 Aérosport While Voisin made many unique and interesting cars based on his vast aircraft knowledge, none are as breathtakingly distinct as this C27 Aérosport built on chassis 52002. With a clever mix of French curves and Voisin’s art deco touches, it is one of the most deserving cars to be labeled as …

1934→1935 Voisin C25 Aérodyne The height of Gabrielle Voisin’s vision was reached with the Aérodyne, a four-seat fastback that exemplified France’s love for aviation. But unlike anything else from the period, Voisin was able to utilize modernist lines where the other design houses couldn’t escape French Curves. The Aérodyne’s story began in summer of 1934 …

1934 Voisin C25 Aérodyne Gallery Lightweight expression is one main theme of the Aérodyne. Examples of this can be seen in the slender fenders which required support struts, an open cockpit and small headlight surrounds. Another focus of the car is the retractable roof which shapes the entire fastback roofline and closes directly onto the …

In 1932 Voisin updated their 3-liter chassis into the C24 which was both lighter and lower than previous models. Voisin spent time particularly on the engine by increasing the compression ratio and including two carburetors. As he said “For the first time ever a 3-liter engine without a supercharger has given a power over 100bhp.” …

1930 Voisin C23 In 1930 Voisin launched the C23 with a new 3-liter inline-6 engine. After the great depression of 1929, this became Voisin’s primary offering alongside the larger C12 and C16 which were only made by special order. The 3-liter engine used a Knight-licensed sleeve-vavle technology which helped the C23 produce a silent 80 …

1931 Voisin C20 Mylord Demi-Berline Of all the cars that Gabriel Voisin produced, this striking Demi-Berline (half-truck) is one of the best. It was manufactured by his company Avions Voisin which had built several pioneering airplanes before 1912 under the name Les Frères Voisin. This focus on aircraft was extended to all of Voisin’s cars …

Like all Voisins, the Mylord is the synthesis of eclectic design and unconventional solutions. One look under hood reveals one of the most complex engines from the pre-war era, a sleeve-valve V12. First patented by pioneer Charles Knight in 1908, sleeve valves replaced standard poppet valves with moving sleeves that surrounded the piston to uncover …

1934 Voisin C15 Saloit Roadster Unlike the aero-inspired Voisins that feature flat panel bodies with sharp angles, our feature car has tremendous French curves, the type made for a Concours d’Elegance. So much so, it was good enough to win Pebble Beach even though much of the car’s history and providence is totally unknown. This …

1927→1932 Voisin C14 The Voisin C14 chassis was produced from late 1927 into 1932 with a total of 1,795 were manufactured, making the C14 one of Voisin’s most prolific models. Many received custom bodies inspired by the Art Deco movement, especially those design by the Andre Lefèbvre for Voisin like the Chartre Demi-Berline. The C14 …

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2013 VL-Automotive Destino DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Destino made its world premier today at the North American International Auto show as the newest four-door performance car in the world market of exclusive automobiles. Based on an award-winning design by Henrik Fisker and powered by the internationally applauded Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 powertrain, Destino …

2011 Vision SZR In 2005 the first VISION SZR running prototype was constructed, (painted charcoal gray), which retained the design theme of the original K/2, but differed in the respect that every body panel was modified to incorporate a longer wheelbase, wider greenhouse, in addition to various other modifications. In it’s early stages, a 6.0 …

1998 Vision K2 The Vision K2 is an American designed, engineered, and built, technology oriented performance/luxury vehicle for the next millennium. The muscular design qualities of the K2 evoke power and prestige, which compliment the vehicle’s 800 horsepower engine. Vision Industries, LLC was formed in 1997 and in 1998 completed a white foam and fiberglass …

2008 Virango Coupé For the first time outside the UK, visitors to the international Top Marques supercar show in Monaco will be able to glimpse a stunning sports car which will be built in the Midlands region of the UK, the historic home of British prestige sports cars. Virago Cars is to show the two …

In the 1950s Victress was a fiberglass specialist that built a variety of bodies. The S1A was their race design which could also double as a boulevard cruiser. It came in either a 99 or 94 inch wheelbase. The bodies came from Victress with hinged panels such as the hood, doors and trunk. The design …

2004 VGD Arnage Shooting Brake The VGD Shooting Brake is a luxury estate wagon in the true spirit of the personalized Bentley road cars of the last century. Created using a 2003 Bentley Arnage this upgrade can be recreated on a number of chassis or models as a base, the VGD Shooting Brake is named …

2008 Veritas RS III Prototype From 1951, the ‘Veritas-Nürburgring’ is made in the pits of the Nürburgring racetrack. In the same year, the unparalleled development of the racing team iscrowned by the participation of a Veritas Meteor in the Swiss Formula 1 Grand Prix: Which makes the Veritas the first German Formula 1 racing car …