Showing posts with the label #off-road vehicle

Toyota's Off-Road Compact Cruiser EV

  Off-Roading in Style with Zero Emissions                                                  Source:  Toyota Part of Lifestyle-Oriented EV Megatrend Toyota has unveiled a number of new images of its new Compact Cruiser EV concept.  The vehicle is a boxy, compact off-roader with good looks and zero emissions.  In fact, it is the recipient of the prestigious 2022 Car Design Award for Concept Vehicles.  The vehicle is an outdoorsy beauty that was created by the Toyota Europe Design development team in Nice, France.  It is expected to go into production and is one of the most fascinating of the 16 upcoming battery electric concepts that Toyota and Lexus recently introduced. It's a prime example of the global automotive megatrend of consumers desiring EVs that reflect their lifestyle interests. New Design This vehicle is reminiscent of the iconic Toyota FJ Cruiser.  It is both retro and futuristic, smooth and rugged with a compact footprint. It has squared off fenders, strong body sectio

Morgan's Offroader With Historic Roots

  New Morgan Plus Four CX-T                                      Source:  Morgan Motor Company New Sports Car from the UK From England, an automotive surprise designed by the venerable Morgan Motor Company.  The Morgan Plus Four CX-T is one of the most retro looking, all terrain, new sports cars on the road today.  The new Morgan, with its all-terrain tires, roll cage and hood rack for spare tires and other gear, is designed for the road less travelled.  And it is true to Morgan's 100-year tradition of elegant cars, including off-road vehicles dating back to the 1920's. Best of the Past and Future The new CX-T is road legal; it's not just for an automotive museum, although it is a classic. The body is made of aluminum.  The company says if it's dented, it can be pushed back into shape.  It's powered by a 259 hp. BMW 4-cylinder engine and there's a 6-speed manual gear, which are standard Morgan Plus. Familiar features include the bug-eye front lights, long, curvy