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Fiat 500 GQ Edition: For the Classy European Gentleman

The special-edition Fiat 500 models just keep coming, and now there’s another one, for Europe, at least. The latest Cinquecento spin-off is this GQ edition—as in <i>Gentlemen’s Quarterly</i>—and it’s set to debut at the 2013 Geneva auto show. The GQ edition is unabashedly geared toward men, sort of like …

FIAT

Fiat's Ultimate 500 Series: Abarth Fuoriserie

Fiat is doing an admirable job positioning its tiny 500—and its Abarth derivatives—as a serious competitor to BMW’s Mini. Underscoring this approach, the “Abarth Fuoriserie” program of bespoke models is placed outside of and well above of the regular lineup. There is the “New Heritage” line, which …

FCA Italy

Smart Fortwo BoConcept

The Fortwo was a rolling piece of furniture long before BoConcept messed with it.<p>Smart has ejected a cadre of bizarre-looking concept cars as of late, rolling out stuff like the be-winged Forjeremy, the pickup bed–equipped For-Us, and the shiny Forvision show cars. (Not to mention Rinspeed’s …

Living Rooms

2013 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner

Mini tosses France a bone in the form of a special-edition Countryman.<p>Mini loves to celebrate stuff, and now it’s partying in honor of its back-to-back wins at the brutal Dakar Rally, as well as driver Stéphane Peterhansel’s 11th Dakar trophy. But rather than drop it like it’s hot or bust out the …

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 Concept

Sometimes a G550 is just too damned modest.<p>The Mercedes-Benz brand, defined for decades by two or three model lines, has become a benchmark for creating new segments and niches. Think first-generation A-class, or the "sports tourers" B-class and R-class. Throughout the past 15 years, Benz has …

Automotive Design

Turbocharged Kia Pro_Cee'd and Cee'd GT Debut for Europe

Kia has pulled the wraps off of high-performance, turbocharged GT iterations of its European-market Cee’d five-door and Pro_cee’d three-door hatchbacks, and the pair appear to take direct aim at Volkswagen’s current GTI. We already knew Kia was working on the GT models, but the cars are making …

Automotive Design

Kia Provo Concept: The Funky-Fresh Hybrid You Didn't Know You Wanted

Kia's B-segment extrovert.<p>It’s a little-known fact in the western world, but the Osmond family—yes, those intrepid 1970s stars of stage, screen, and cosmetic dentistry—are huge in Korea. So much so, Kia decided to name their new hybrid concept vehicle the Provo in tribute to the Utah town the …

Kia

Opel Adam Rocks Concept

Adam Rocks is not a sentence—it's a concept crossover.<p>Is the tiny Opel Adam trying a bit too hard to be cute? You might be forgiven if you think so, given its soft lines, two-tone color schemes, and glitzy chrome accents. But here comes a badder, tougher Adam. It’s the Rocks concept car, which …

Opel

Opel Adam R2 Rally Concept

Opel's Adam goes rallying.<p>The launch of the Opel Adam last summer left us feeling largely indifferent toward GM’s European minicar, but now the car that shares its name with Opel’s founder is currying favor at the Geneva auto show with the R2 Rally concept. Based on the Adam Cup, it is designed to …

Opel

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Caught Uncovered in Garage

Well, there went the big reveal in the Big Apple.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A completely undisguised 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, presumably caught during prep for a photo shoot. These photos appeared on AutoMonthly from a source who deleted the photos soon after they hit the web. The Sport is Range Rover’s …

COBB Tuning Introduces 300-hp Tanner Foust Edition Ford Focus ST

COBB Tuning has long been associated with modifying Subarus of the WRX and STI variety, but lately it has begun branching out to other brands. One of the latest objects of the firm’s attention is Ford’s Focus. The outfit brought a regular Focus modified for racing duty to the 2011 SEMA show, and …

Top Gear

Jeep Previews Two Concepts Headed for 2013 Moab Easter Safari

It’s almost that time of year again, when the snow begins melting away, birds head north again, and Jeeps gather in the Moab for the annual Easter Safari. That also means that it’s time for Jeep to reveal a new batch of concept vehicles in a tradition that’s quickly becoming as eagerly awaited as …

Jeep

2014 SRT Viper TA

The Viper gets itchy for some track action.<p>It’s no secret that many Viper owners have an affinity for taking their beastly sports cars to the track, despite—or, more likely, because of—the car’s infamously unique driving experience. The Viper has always made drivers work hard to reach its high …

Jeep and Mopar Reveal Six New Concepts for This Year's Moab Easter Jeep Safari

Ah, spring, when a young man’s thoughts turn from the cold, dark struggle of winter to busting across the sun-kissed Utah landscape in a kick-ass 4×4. For devotees of the Jeep brand, the annual Moab Jeep Safari not only is an off-roader’s dream vacation, but also an opportunity to check out some of …

Boats