2011 LANCIA FLAVIA CONCEPT
Beside Theme, Lancia present Flavia at next month’s Geneva Salon as the Italian brand deepens its ties with Chrysler by incorporating the latter’s models into its range. Flavia comes with two option model, sedan and convertible, which pay tribute not to their historic ancestor of the 1960s but to art of badge engineering. The two Flavia studies are based on the respective body styles of the Chrysler 200.
2011 Lancia Flavia Concept has characterized by their luxed-up interiors in terms of materials and equipment features. According to Lancia, “the Flavia embraces the stylistic features of the Italian manufacturer, giving a unique interpretation of the Chrysler 200 model which could be launched on European markets in record time.
The Flavia will most likely be offered in Europe with a choice of gasoline and diesel engines.
2012 HYUNDAI TUCSON FCEV IX
Hyundai’s Tucson ix FCEV features a fuel cell setup that’s 20 percent smaller and a total operating range that’s 76 percent greater than the automaker’s previous Tucson FCEV prototype. It is Next-Generation Fuel Cell Vehicle to Deliver Higher Fuel Efficiency and Driving Range.
2012 Hyundai Tucson FCEV ix is equipped with a 100-kilowatt fuel cell system and a pair of hydrogen storage tanks. The fuel cell directs power to a 21 kW battery, which sends juice to an electric motor, enabling the Hyundai Tucson ix FCEV to hit a top speed of 100 miles per hour and travel up to 403 miles between fill ups. It is expected to enter limited production in 2012.
Hyundai will test about 50 new Tucson FCEV ix’s throughout 2011 as part of the second phase of the Korean Government Validation Program.