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2013 Porsche “New 356”
A smaller version of the Boxster has been rumored for quite some time now, although Porsche had been doing a great job deflecting the talk as just that: “rumors.” But now that Volkswagen has taken over Porsche, executives have let fly with a few choice quotes, and it looks almost certain that Porsche will produce the so-called “Baby Boxster.”
2014 Alfa Romeo Spider
Alfisti unite! The Spider shall return—if Alfa can get back into the U.S. market, that is. It’s still too early to confirm anything, but Alfa Romeo very much wants to return to the States, while also returning to its rear-wheel-drive roots. When Alfa left the U.S. market in 1995, it began down a slippery slope that saw the company build Fiat-based front-wheel-drive models, at least until the Alfa Romeo 8C was released in 2008.
2014 Audi R4 e-Tron
Audi’s second e-Tron concept, seen at the Detroit auto show this past January, is widely rumored to be the precursor to a production 2-seat sports coupe known as the R4. While Audi has yet to officially confirm production plans related to the Detroit concept or the R4, a source at Audi admitted “chances are good,” although we were told a production R4 won’t come before 2013.
2014 Dodge Demon
The prospect of a small Dodge roadster had some legs back when the alliance with Daimler was strong. When that merger dissolved, it left the Demon concept from the 2007 Geneva Motor Show without Mercedes’ SLK platform to ride on. But now with Chrysler’s ties to the Fiat Group, there is a distinct business case to be made for the little hellion to rise from the ashes. Essentially it would be the Dodge variant of the future Alfa Romeo Spider. As with Alfa’s Spider, there isn’t cur rently a rear-drive platform to use as a base, although the shortened version of the LX architecture seen in the 200C electric show car would be a good start. Because of this, there is a big opportunity for Alfa and Dodge to develop and share an all-new rear-drive platform for small- and midsize cars. What our sources tell us is this: If Alfa builds a rear-drive Spider, Dodge will build the Demon.
2015 BMW Vision Supercar
When BMW unveiled the wild-looking Vision EfficientDynamics concept at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, one had to wonder: “Is this a pie-in-the-sky show car, or could it be tomorrow’s supercar?” According to an inside source at BMW, it’s the latter. And while a BMW eco supercar isn’t a reality tomorrow , a car very similar to the Frankfurt concept could be on the road by 2015. Why? “Because the entire concept car is based on technology that BMW has already developed, or is currently developing,” said our source.
2013 Porsche 918 Spyder
In the biggest surprise of the recent Geneva Motor Show, Porsche pulled the cover off the 918 Spyder, a 2-seat supercar that’s both green and mean. How green? Well, driven accordingly, the 918Spyder gets 78 mpg, says Porsche, with low CO2 emissions. And how mean is it? The 3285-lb. carbon-chassis 918 hits 62 mph in less than 3.2 seconds, says Porsche, and has a top speed of 198 mph. A V-8 with more than 500 bhp is mounted ahead of the rear wheels, augmented by front and rear electric motors that add an extra 218 hp to the mix, fed by a lithium-ion battery pack.
2013 Lotus Elise
It’s difficult to imagine that the Lotus Elise is nearing its 15th year in production, even if it has morphed into quite a different car than the one originally launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1995.Although Lotus has just unveiled a light re-skin of the Elise for the 2011 model year, this is just a stopgap, as our sources tell us an all-new model is on the way soon, based on the Lotus Vertical Vehicle Architecture that underpins the Evora. After all, it doesn’t make economic sense to have two distinct chassis when the concept underlining VVA has the flexibility to tailor both wheelbase and tracks to suit whatever vehicle dimensions are chosen.
2013 Jaguar XE
March next year sees the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type’s unveiling at the Geneva Salon, so 2011 would be an ideal and emotionally charged launch pad for a 21st century successor. What’s more, Ratan Tata, chairman of the eponymously named group that now owns Jaguar, has publicly stated that he wants to see a smaller, less costly 2-seater.
2013 Chevrolet Corvette C7
The future for America’s sports car sees the Corvette becoming lighter, slicker and moderately more compact, powered by an equally powerful but smaller V-8. This has been determined by the need to improve efficiency according to government mandate, yet responding to consumers’ desires for even greater performance. A list of priorities from the average Corvette owner puts perform ance at the top, with fuel efficiency somewhere just above the desire for rear seats and a better tow rating.Had GM not filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the next Corvette, the C7, was going to be a mid-engine design. That plan, however, has been put on hold, perhaps until the C8. In the meantime, the new C7 will retain a front-engine design, but the car will lose weight while its engine will become more effective at extracting energy from fuel
2012 Porsche 911
Shocking news flash: The next update of Porsche’s iconic 911, scheduled to arrive in 2011 as a 2012 model, won’t look drastically different from the current car! Okay, not really a news flash, but apparently enough changes will take place, specifically under the skin, that the 2012 model will be designated a 998 .Visually, the next 911 will sport reworked headlights, a new front fascia, larger LED taillights, a new rear bumper and an update to the speed-activated rear wing. Porsche is keen to add performance and improve efficiency of the 911 through weight savings and new engine technologies that increase horsepower while reducing fuel consumption. We expect the Carrera will jump to about 360 bhp and the Carrera S to 400 bhp.