Automotive Body

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From the designers that give shape and form to exteriors to the materials that are used to build bodies, here’s where you can find information about giving shape and physicality to automotive form.

ARTICLES

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  • Camaro Z/28: Light Is the New Black

    “As the ultimate track-capable Camaro, this car restores the mission of the original Z/28, and serves as a testament to the expertise of Chevrolet as the best-selling brand of performance cars.”-- GM North America president Mark Reuss.

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  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Inspired by Nature & Engineered to Perform

    Yes, you can still crawl up rocks. Yet the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has interior refinements and amenities of a luxury car. And there’s an eight-speed transmission. And a diesel. And more. And this is a refresh?

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  • Looking at the 2013 Lexus LS

    This is more than putting festoons on the flagship. A lot more.

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  • Redoing the Ram

    They started with a refresh and then designed and engineered to an extent that it is well beyond what anyone would ordinarily expect. With an eight-speed transmission, there is nothing ordinary about the 2013 Ram 1500.

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  • 2013 Dodge Dart: Redefining the Contemporary Compact Car

    If there is any question that Chrysler is back at developing vehicles that change the rules of the game, the 2013 Dodge Dart should deflate any doubts.

    BLOGS

    Nissan 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    While Nissan may not have been the first OEM to offer it, but its “Around View Monitor” (AVM) technology is (1) impressive and (2) widely available throughout the company’s lineup, not just something that’s kept for top-of-the-line models.

    A Bentley You Can Sleep In

    As you may have heard, there was a bit of a contretemps between the heads of design for Bentley and Lincoln (Luc Donckerwolke and David Woodhouse, respectively) regarding the design of and the name of the Lincoln Continental Concept, or at least Donckerolke suggested that Lincoln ripped off the design of the Bentley Flying Spur, and then there is the issue of the name “Continental,” which has associations with both vehicle manufacturers (though Lincoln has the edge on that one). Which brings us to Istanbul.

    A Diamond As Big As a Rolls

    One of the features of modern transportation is the orange traffic cone, which is usually spotted in seemingly endless lines.