VIDEO: Lexus LF-LC takes to the road around Lake Como, Italy

You may have spotted Lexus’ LF-LC in the photo gallery we published from The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este at the weekend. Lexus went one step further than its static Concorso display, by actually driving the LF-LC on the roads around Lake Como in Italy.

Frankfurt 2011: Volvo gives an insight into the future with ‘Concept You’

Following on from the reveal of the Concept Universe earlier in the year, the Frankfurt Motorshow marks the debut of an evolution to the Concept Universe now called ‘Concept You’ – and gives another insight into the future design and technology of Volvo’s Cars. Both concept cars are being used as design studies to obtain input from the global car buying public to find the ultimate design of the next large saloon from Volvo.

Lotus appoints rapper Swizz Beatz as its new Vice President of Creative Design

Judging from the reaction on Lotus Cars’ facebook page this afternoon, news of their latest executive appointment has come as a bit of a shock. Lotus announced in a cryptic email that “..they had a new creative man on board — BUT can you guess who this particular international man of mystery is?” Well it’s none other than US record producer, rapper and all-round hip-hop star, Swizz Beatz.

Scatter cushions in an Aston Martin..

Whilst I completely understand Aston Martin’s rationale for producing the Cygnet city car, I get a lump in my throat (and an unsettled feeling in my stomach) when I bring you news that you can now buy a limited edition Aston Martin with scatter cushions with matching blue enamelled Cygnet & colette keyring. Whatever next?