Weird Cars

Cool Used Cars of the Future: Geneva Motor Show

The auto shows in the United States are stages for American automakers to debut their practical vehicles. You know, a Fusion, Malibu or some compact car nobody will buy. Sometimes General Motors, Ford Motor Company or Chrysler will premier an outlandish concept vehicle, but that’s rarer than seeing a hamster drive a Kia. The auto show in Geneva, however, is where super cars capture the spotlight.

Funny Picture of a Toyota

Sure, there were some “practical” cars premiering in Geneva. Take the 2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, for instance- four doors and an inline six (just ignore the price tag of $77,000). See? Practical. There’s also the Toyota FT-Bh Concept vehicle that gets 112 MPG. Perfect for eco-concious buyers or anyone trying to save money on gas. It’s also perfect for anyone that doesn’t care about looks or what people might think when they pull up to a restaurant driving in what looks like an amphibious vehicle. Yep, it’s practical alright.

This blog post is about cool used cars of the future, not practical vehicles with good gas mileage. That’s why we’ve put together our favorites from the show you can only find in Geneva and given you some fun facts to impress family and friends. Who wouldn’t want to know the FT-Bh has only 0.235 of drag coefficient?

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Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

As November closes in towards Thanksgiving, a couple of things have to happen. First, lots of delicious turkeys have to be brutally killed for next Thursdays festivities. Second, the finale of the Nascar Sprint Cup season will culminate in a battle between Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards this Sunday. Until these two things happen, check out the links below this picture of an Alfa Romeo American roads will never see.

Alfa Romeo Image Mojo Motors

- For more pictures of all the cool cars America rarely sees, check out Simon’s Car Spots

- Consumer Guides Auto created a gallery of the “weird and wild” cars from SEMA

- Edmunds InsideLine’s intel report on the the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7

- What’s really better for the environment: diesels or hybrids?

- Jimmie Johnson is going to come out on top in the 2012 Nascar season

Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

The Mojo Motors Twitter feed the past week has been blown up by two reoccurring themes. The new Grand Theft Auto V trailer and pictures from the SEMA auto show going on in Las Vegas. Here are those stories and a few more…just in case you missed them. Enjoy the weekend.

- Four years later, the Grand Theft Auto series makes its glorious return

- NPR article reveals used cars in Cuba like a 2006 Honda can fetch more than $50,000

- Ex-Nascar driver Jeremy Mayfield “had enough guns to equip a small army.”

- AutoWeek is the neglected step-child of auto websites, but they sure have great photos from SEMA