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Land Rover Discovery Concept Is All Kinds Of Awesome

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Land Rover has always made some really awesome SUV’s from design to functionality. So it’s no surprise that their latest concept SUV, the Discovery, is beauty wrapped in steel. The first noteworthy feature is the absence of door handles on the Discovery. As a lover of minimal design and clean lines, I find door handles break up the symmetry of the body and generally are gaudy. There have been great attempts at integrating door handles into design and keeping the lines clean and crisp, the Acura NSX comes to mind. But Land Rover takes it a step further and completly does away with door handles, opting instead for a gesture controlled interface. Check out the video after the break.

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The Toyota FT-1 Concept Car At The Chicago Auto Show

There was a lot to see at the Chicago Auto Show, and this will probably be the first of a few articles and pics we bring you. But we wanted to start it off with a bang and boy did the Toyota FT-1 Concept car blow our socks off! What an amazing looking vehicle, we had no hands on time with it as it was perched on high away from prying media fingers. So we got the next best thing. Pictures and some info from the Toyota site, have a read through the press release and check out the photos throughout and the video after the break!

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