Lexus is set to introduce the LF-LC 2+2 hybrid sport coupe concept vehicle, created at the company’s Calty design studio in Newport Beach, Calif., at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 9, 2012.
The Tata Technologies electric mobility concept, or Emo, is a pure concept vehicle, with no clear path to production. So why was it built?
In a word, validation.
Features of the new CTX, to be introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month, includes automatic traction control, electronic fuel management, cruise control and a console with cupholders. But it’s not a car or a truck: it’s a lawn tractor, which requires spare tractor parts for repairs.
According to Kris Malkoski, Craftsman vice president and general manager, CTX is a premium tractor series, priced from $3,000 to $6,500, and available “loaded with automotive features.”
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Toyota launched its hybrid fuel-efficient small car model “Aqua” in Japan in the Tokyo Motor Show. The same model will be termed as “Prius C” in the United States where it will be launched in early 2012 at the Detroit Auto Show. This car has a higher fuel efficiency of 35.4 kilometer per liter as compared to Prius that has an average of 32 kilometer per liter, the highest offered efficiency by a car of this kind till now.
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• Lexus released another image as well as the name of the sports-car concept it is scheduled to unveil at the Detroit auto show, where press previews begin Jan. 9. The LF-LC was designed at the brand’s Calty advanced design studios in Newport Beach, Calif. Lexus, the luxury subsidiary of Toyota, has withheld powertrain details for the coupe, which, unlike the LF-A supercar with which it shares many styling cues, has a two-plus-two seating layout. (Toyota)
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