Category: Design

New face of Jaguar starts with C-X16

Now known as the F-Type, the Jaguar C-X16 concept made its one and only Canadian appearance at the 2012 Toronto auto show. I got the full scoop on this gorgeous GT coupe for Autonet from none other than its creator, Ian Callum, design director for Jaguar. By the sound of things the C-X16 is more than just a design concept… Read more →

Acura NSX Concept

New NSX in three years

Didn’t think I’d ever get to drive a “new” NSX but my odds of doing so just got a whole lot better… Acura today unveiled the NSX Concept at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. Showcasing a mid-mounted V6 engine mated to Acura’s innovative new Sport Hybrid Super Handling All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) hybrid system, the dynamically-styled NSX Concept… Read more →

Preview: 2012 McLaren MP4-12C

Okay, so blogging has been one of the furthest things from my mind lately, but I can no longer neglect this space. In an effort to make it up (to myself, that is), I’ve decided to do a write-up on one of the most anticipated cars of the decade. Without further ado, I give you the McLaren MP4-12C super car…… Read more →

How’d they do it?

While doing some research for an upcoming automotive design article, I came across this cool video on Youtube that shows how to completely render a car in Photoshop CS4 from scratch. I always wondered how this is done and, although the video plays to a different tune, really enjoyed seeing the wheels take shape. Related posts: Lexus IS350 C first… Read more →

Audi R8 spotted in Niagara Region

Hey, that was me! I made a pit stop at the Jackson-Triggs winery on Old Stone Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake to pick up a bottle of their yummy 2006 Riessling and to snap some pics of this gorgeous automobile, of course. My wife and I had driven here in a supercharged Jaguar XKR to scope out the joint. The very-modern-take-on-a-barn structure… Read more →