Category: Concept Cars

Aston Martin Prepares Heritage EV Conversion Program For Basic Fashions

Bear in mind when Jaguar took the veil off an electrical E-Kind idea with a 40-kWh battery and a spread of 170 miles (270 kilometers)? It seems Aston Martin is becoming a member of in on the motion with the Heritage EV program, which is able to kick off in 2019 to make sure that the British automaker’s “superb previous additionally has a sustainable, shiny, and… (proceed studying >>)




Byton Okay-Byte Idea Will Debut with Full Sprint Touchscreen in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Auto Present which kicks off on Wednesday will most positively be revolutionary for the electrical automotive market, if we’re to make that evaluation judging solely by the variety of electrical ideas to be proven. California has been for years a heaven for electrical vehicles, and extra just lately for autonomous automobiles, so its solely pure start-ups within the trade to flock to an occasion suggestively referred to as Automobility LA. (proceed studying >>)


Audi e-tron GT Is Pure Sportback in New Official Footage

Ever because the e-tron SUV has taken to the streets earlier this yr, we received used to seeing camouflage petterns like no different utilized by Audi to cover the strains of its electrical automobile. After the e-tron was launched, that camo disappeared, solely to floor once more on the e-tron GT idea. The automobile is predicted to be revealed in full on Wednesday, November 28, simply in time for the Los Angeles Auto present, however till then the German carmaker determined to gi… (proceed studying >>)




Automotive Manufacturers Crossover Ideas Are the Cause Alternate Realities Ought to Exist

The trendy auto trade is all about totally different automobile manufacturers coming collectively to share know-how, know-how and even markets. Sharing is caring on this trade as properly, it appears, as there’s little probability of being profitable with out slicing price by collaboration. That mentioned, there’s one factor rival carmakers won’t ever share: design. Positive, it’s simple to make use of the identical platform to underpin fashions from totally different manufacturers, it&a… (proceed studying >>)


Renault EZ-PRO Is the Metropolis Supply Street Practice of the Future

This yr’s two main themes on the Hannover Motor Present, an occasion devoted to business automobiles, appear to be electrical&linked and modular. Over the previous week, we bought a glimpse on the Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo, the (proceed studying >>)




Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid Idea Seems Virtually Prepared For Manufacturing

Launched in 2017 on the Shanghai Motor Present, the C5 Aircross prepares to roll out one other idea. Going reside on the 2018 Paris Motor Present, the SUV Hybrid serves as a preview for the plug-in hybrid drivetrain coming in 2019. The DS 7 Crossback, Peugeot 508, and Opel Grandland X are additionally confirmed to obtain the 300-horse… (proceed studying >>)


Skoda Imaginative and prescient RS Inside Teased

A number of days after presenting the primary photos of the Imaginative and prescient RS, Czech producer Skoda launched a brand new video, giving us a glimpse on the idea automobile’s inside. To be proven for the primary time on the Paris Motor Present in October, the Imaginative and prescient RS is, not less than till the official specs are launched, all about carbon. The fabric was used for the outside of the automobile and will be discovered on the primary grille, on the… (proceed studying >>)




Mercedes Benz Imaginative and prescient URBANETIC Is One Bizarre Swap-Physique Idea Automotive

With the rise of autonomous electrical automobiles opening up numerous potentialities for automakers, we see extra and peculiar automobile idea making their method into the highlight. An electrical automobile creates design concepts that have been by no means doable earlier than, principally because of the truth that it lacks the cumbersome combustion engine normally fitted on it. However what if a automobile wouldn’t be a automobile in any respect, however quite only a platform of kinds? What if we dropped the physique,… (proceed studying >>)


Life on the Street Will get New Which means with the Volvo 360c Idea Automotive

For just a few years now this avalanche of autonomous vehicles (AV) and methods got here crashing down on us. And for all that point, few of us really realized how self-driving vehicles will change the world we stay in. For ages it appears, the trade has been speaking about how AVs will remodel the transportation trade, the way it will assist congestion go down simply as quick as Tesla when Musk tweets a dumb remark, and the way it will in the end result in a brand new… (proceed studying >>)




Volkswagen Tanoak Pickup Truck May Be Cheaper Than Honda Ridgeline

Over in Europe, Australia, Africa, and South America, Volkswagen has a pickup truck within the guise of the Amarok. However in North America, the Wolfsburg-based automaker doesn’t have something to supply on this section. Early final yr, it was reported that Volkswagen may assem… (proceed studying >>)


Mercedes Imaginative and prescient EQ Silver Arrow Comes Customary With Toto Wolff Screaming At You

Love him or hate him, Toto Wolff is the person answerable for the three-pointed star’s Formulation 1 group. Along with managing the outfit, Toto can be among the finest inspirations for motorsport-themed memes. Considerably unexpectedly, even Mercedes-Benz is conscious of the Austrian’s standing on the Web. Take a superb, lengthy take a look at the cockpit of th… (proceed studying >>)




Audi PB18 e-tron Idea Automotive Is a Californian Nod to Le Mans Racing

Audi’s first absolutely electrical supercar idea to be introduced on the Pebble Seashore occasion in California shed its covers on Friday, revealing to the world an Aicon-inspired nod to the “years of profitable the Le Mans racing sequence. (proceed studying >>)


Infiniti Prototype 10 Speedster Breaks Down. Boundaries

A monoposto cockpit for a driver-focused method. That is how Infiniti describes its newest design idea, at present on show in Monterey, California, on the Pebble Seaside occasion. Referred to as Prototype 10, Infiniti’s new electrical speedster idea is meant to pay tribute to early Californian speedsters. Additionally it is meant to preview in some method… (proceed studying >>)




Mercedes-Benz Idea EQ Shines in New Photograph Shoot

On the 2016 Paris Motor Present, Mercedes-Benz pulled the wraps off the corporate’s new model for electrical mobility: the EQ. To mark the right arrival into the world of the brand new nameplate, the Germans additionally introduced their first automobile, the Idea EQ. This authentic three-pointed star electrical automotive will spawn within the years to return a quantity electrical vehicles. The primary to be introduced, and presently beneath improvement, are the (proceed studying >>)


Opel GT X Experimental Electrical SUV Unveiled with Suicide Doorways

The automotive that’s presupposed to signify a glimpse into the longer term design language at Opel was unveiled on Wednesday by the Germans. Opel selected to construct the forefather of their future automobiles as a compact electrical SUV, to ensure it appeals to the present buyer development. Referred to as Opel GT X Experimental, it’s lower as a coupe and filled with options, together with ones never-before-seen on a automotive from Rüsselsheim. (proceed studying >>)




Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Returns to the U.S. for Pebble Seashore

Volkswagen’s electrical racer, the I.D. R Pikes Peak, made a reputation for itself in racing historical past this June, when it set the all-time document for the well-known climb. Now, it’s on the point of wow the crowds at Pebble Seashore, in its first show-and-tell public outing. Volkswagen selected to point out the mannequin on the 18th gap of the Pebble Seashore Golf Hyperlinks in California not solely as a way to brag with the I.D. R, but in addition as a tribute… (proceed studying >>)


Pininfarina PF0 Idea Reveals Flowing Strains in New Teaser Picture

A bubble-top and a really low journey… That is how the Pininfarina PF0 idea seems like on this new teaser launched by the Italian firm earlier than the automotive’s debut on the 2018 Pebble Seashore Concours d’Class on August 23. The machine is to characterize the corporate’s first ever car because the “world’s latest automotive model,” because it was introduced in April by its … (proceed studying >>)




Genesis Essentia to Convey Electrical Vibe at Pebble Seaside

Genesis, maker of beautiful vehicles that by no means actually make it into manufacturing, will probably be bringing its newest idea, the Essentia, on the Pebble Seaside Concours d’Class. This week’s look will mark the second outing at such an occasion for the automobile, following that at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Might. Accompanying it on the Genesis sales space would be the 2019 (proceed studying >>)


Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Offered for $420,000, Proprietor Will get Keys

After unveiling the Eagle Squadron Mustang GT in July on the hills and planes of Goodwood within the UK, Ford’s tribute automotive was to be seen this weekend on the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit. The distinction between these two public appearances is that now the Eagle Squadron not belongs to Ford, however to a man named Brayton Williams, who paid final month $420,000 for the automotive, on the Experimental Plane Affiliation&amp… (proceed studying >>)




Pininfarina Teases PF0 Idea Hypercar, Most Highly effective Italian Sports activities Automotive Ever

After Pininfarina pulls the wraps off their latest creation on the 2018 Pebble Seashore Concours d’Class on August 23, the latest addition to the sports activities automobiles world ought to, at the very least in principle, give established producers a run for his or her cash. The hypercar that may change every little thing known as PF0 and is dubbed by Pininfarina the “strongest Italian sports activities automotive ever. ” At Pebble Bea… (proceed studying >>)


Prototype 10 Is the Identify of Infiniti’s Pebble Seashore Premiere

The “electrified efficiency idea automotive” introduced by Infiniti earlier this month as their entry for the 2018 Pebble Seashore Concours d’Magnificence can be referred to as, no shock right here, Prototype 10, introduced the Japanese on Thursday. The idea is meant to be a “window into the model’s need to ship driving pleasure and thrilling efficiency from electrified po… (proceed studying >>)




Infiniti Electrified Efficiency Idea Automotive to Present at Pebble Seaside

It’s not lengthy till the Pebble Seaside Concours d’Class, essentially the most anticipated automotive occasion of the summer time, kicks off in California. For this yr’s occasion, we’ve already realized of some thrilling reveals, together with the Bugatti Chiron Divo, the … (proceed studying >>)


Egyptian College students Create Automotive That Runs on Air, Can Hit Speeds of 40kph

In a bid to give you the right resolution by way of an eco-friendly, low cost automobile, undergraduates from the Helwan College in Cairo, Egypt, have created a automobile that runs on nothing however air. It seems like a go-kart cart and it’s straightforward and really low cost to constructed. The 1-person automobile, created as a part of the scholars’ commencement undertaking, runs on compressed air. Its efficiency won’t be a lot for a real petrolhead, however… (proceed studying >>)




Sion by Sono Motors is The Photo voltaic-Powered Automotive of the Inexperienced Future

The automotive future is inexperienced, electrical, solar-powered and moss-filtered. That’s the thought of a Munich-based startup that may quickly be producing and promoting a automotive to unravel a lot of our environment-related points. Sono Motors is the corporate and Sion is their providing for a greener various to petrolheads. Sion will go into manufacturing within the second half of 20… (proceed studying >>)


Opel GT X Experimental Is How Your Future Opel Will Look Like

It’s been a 12 months since German carmaker Opel was taken over by French auto group PSA, and already issues are trying up for a model that struggled for years to emerge from GM’s dreadful legacy. Recent after the announcement of a 502 million Euros revenue – not a lot for a carmaker, however an indication issues are bettering – Opel revealed on the primary day of August that it will likely be utterly altering the best way in w… (proceed studying >>)




Drone Footage Exhibits The place Robocars Are Made

Again in July, a singular occasion came about on the Hillclimb of the Goodwood Pageant of Pace: the profitable first ever run of an autonomous automotive in such a contest. Positive, the 1.16-mile observe up a 304 ft (92.7 meters) hill can barely qualify as a hill climb – Pikes Peak, for example, takes rivals to four,720 ft (1,440 meters) – however the feat stays nonetheless. As the corporate… (proceed studying >>)


Audi PB18 e-tron Electrical Supercar to Be Unveiled at Pebble Seashore

Because it gears up for the relaunch of the e-tron line-up subsequent month with the SUV, this time with larger hopes, German carmaker Audi introduced on Monday the disclosing of its first totally electrical supercar. The idea shall be proven beginning August 23 throughout the 2018 Pebble Seashore Automotive Week in California and shall be sporting the title PB18 e-tron. The difficult designation is meant to pay tribute to the placement of the occasion and the y… (proceed studying >>)




Porsche Engaged on Prime Secret Basic Undertaking Gold Sports activities Automobile

This yr German producer Porsche is celebrating 70 years of constructing sports activities automobiles. For the reason that starting of 2018, we’ve seen a number of of the initiatives the carmaker has ready at numerous occasions internationally. What we haven’t seen, and till Friday nobody knew something about, is the Basic Undertaking Gold. A automotive completely shrouded in secrecy that will likely be unveiled to the world on August 24. Por… (proceed studying >>)


Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Stuns the Skies Over Beachy Head

Again within the days of World Struggle II, the Beachy Head headland was the place the place the Royal Air Drive (RAF) arrange considered one of their ahead relay stations to ease communication with the fighter planes going through off the German Luftwaffe. Aiding the British effortsin the skies over Britain have been the so-called Eagles, three fighter squadrons manned with pilots coming from america. The boys flying with the Brits used Spitfires, P-47 Thunderbol… (proceed studying >>)




Aston Martin Secretly Constructed a Cygnet V8 for an Eccentric Automobile Collector

Bear in mind the Cygnet, town automobile Aston Martin constructed by reskinning the a lot humbler (and in any other case cool) Toyota iQ? After all you do. In spite of everything, how may one neglect such a foolish proposal? Properly, Goodwood has now returned to the matter and is able to rewrite this web page of its historical past, for the reason that Brits have give you a Cygnet V8. No… (proceed studying >>)


McLaren Releases First Images Of MSO 650S Coupe Concept

McLaren’s bespoke division, the McLaren Special Operations, has released the first image of the MSO 650S Coupe Concept. This latest model that joins the McLaren’s lineup showcases a variety of upgrades available for the McLaren 650S Spider and 650S Coupe. Over the coming weeks, McLaren will be showing the MSO 650S Coupe concept at various places across China. Talking about the appearance first, the MSO-built concept features a number of subtle bodily and interior upgrades. For instance, the exterior of the car is painted in Agrigan Black, a unique metallic black shade developed with a ruby red metallic flake. In the night the car appears black whereas under direct sunlight it changes its color dramatically. Complementing the exclusive paint is an array of carbon fiber highlights finished in satin. The list of carbon fiber highlights include the air intakes, front splitter, a unique MSO ear diffuser and MSO side blades.....




Nissan Unveils Dirt-Repelling. Self-Cleaning Car Prototype

Cars are supposed to take you to places where you want to go but while you are sitting behind the steering wheel cursing down the road, the exterior of the car is prone to a lot of dirt. On reaching back home all you would realize is that your car needs a thorough wash to remove all that dirt it collected during the journey. Nissan has been proactively developing cool technologies that are aimed at making motoring safer and more environmentally friendly, but one of their latest technologies is more about keeping your vehicle as dirt-free as possible. You heard it right. Nissan has developed an innovative paint that repels everyday dirt, rain and mud. To try the new paint technology, the specially developed super-hydrophobic and oleophobic paint was sprayed on the all new Nissan Note and the results were amazing. The test mule is being called the self-cleaning Note....


Jeep Debuts Four Design Concepts At Auto China 2014

Jeep has debuted not one, not two but four design concepts at the Auto China 2014 in Beijing. These Chinese-inspired concepts include two variations of the all-new Jeep Cherokee: the Urbane and Sageland, a Jeep Wrangler based premium model called Jeep Wrangler Sundancer and Jeep Zi You Xia, a beautiful concept based on the 2015 Jeep Renegade. Starting with the newest member first, the all new Jeep Renegade debuts in all new concept guise called Zi You Xia, which means rebel. Painted in Warm Chocolate Gray, the paint scheme adopted is inspired by the colors of the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing. To accentuate the exterior, Jeep has used Dark Anodized Bronze on the rear lower fascia, front fog lamp bezels, tail lamp insert bezel, grille throats and badging. The car rolls on unique 20-inch wheels painted in Dark Anodized Bronze. The interior features a mix of....




Nissan Debuts Lannia Concept And NISMO Performance Brand In Beijing

Nissan has unveiled the Nissan Lannia Concept in Beijing today. Debuting at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, the Lannia is a global concept that will initially address the Chinese market. The design of the Lannia Concept is a result of collaboration between the Nissan Global Design Center and Nissan Design China, and pays honor to legendary Nissan Bluebird. The design is sleek, energetic and agile and will certainly be liked by post-80s generation of China. Alongside the Nissan Lannia Concept, Nissan has also announced the introduction of its performance division, Nismo, in China. Nismo will make its official debut with products like 370 Z Nismo and GT-R Nismo. That is not all as Nissan also showcased its technological advancements at the Auto China 2014. Developed under the Nissan’s Safety Shield, the array of technologies included Nissan’s Smart Rear View Mirror technology which is going to debut in 2015, and Nissan’s....


Citroen C-XR Concept SUV To Debut At Beijing Motor Show 2014

Citroen is going to debut an all new concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. Named Citroen C-XR Concept, the beautiful looking SUV will shape into a future model developed by Citroen and DongFeng. Since DongFeng will be involved in the production of the C-XR, it is likely to be a China-exclusive model initially. Shifting the attention to the C-XR Concept now, it is a Citroen’s contemporary take on the SUV and will be first utility product coming from Citroen-DongFeng joint venture. Compared to 2012, the SUV segment has shown a tremendous growth in the year 2013 in China and this motivated the duo to come up with an all new product. The design of the C-XR Concept is stylish and compact, thanks to a number of bodily highlights including signature headlights with LED daytime running lights, C-shaped side signature that works as a visual link between the chrome-finished waistline....




BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Making a bold statement at this year’s Beijing Motor Show is the Vision Future Luxury concept by BMW. The sedan concept, as its name says, is BMW’s vision for future vehicles and next generation models are certain to draw some inspiration from it. Starting with the design of the Vision Future Luxury, it is an evolution of the design language first seen on the Gran Lusso Coupe unveiled last year. At the front is a grille which is by far the biggest one we have seen on any BMW model so far. The massive grille is complemented by a pair of sleek laser headlights and air curtains that sit below the headlights. The overall profile of the car is all about channeling air as efficiently as possible. Other exterior highlights include taut surfaces, a coupe like profile and a sloping trunk lid, all of which together reduce drag. A unique....


Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept Unveiled At Beijing Motor Show

For this year’s Beijing Motor Show, Volkswagen had a lot of products planned. First it was the Volkswagen Golf R 400 and now the German carmaker has unveiled the New Midsize Coupe concept at the show. The New Midsize Coupe strongly hints at what Volkswagen’s future sport sedan would look like. The same will be positioned below the Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen says, the Coupe concept is a perfect blend of a saloon and a sports car. Dimension wise, the Coupe is 1422 mm in height, 4597 mm in length and has an overall width of 1838 mm. It is the design of the car that makes it look sporty, thanks to its dynamic roof line, short overhangs, a short boot lid, swept-back C-pillars, long bonnet and muscular side and shoulder panels. Based on Volkswagen’s Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform, the car was presented in a Dragon Red color which is....




Mercedes-Benz Unveils All New Concept Coupe SUV

Talk about Coupe SUVs and the only word that crosses your mind is BMW X6. Until recently there was no competition to the X6 but with the unveiling of Mercedes Benz’s latest creation, it seems the threat is on its way. Mercedes Benz has unveiled the all new Concept Coupe SUV and for sure, it is one of the best attempts by any manufacturer at mixing the utility of an SUV with the sensuousness of a coupe. The design of concept is contemporary and imposing, credit goes to the high beltline, large wheel arches, muscular wings and massive 22 inch wheels. In terms of dimensions, the 4-door, all wheel drive concept is nearly 5 meters long, 2 meters wide and has an overall height of 1.75 meters. The exterior is painted in Alu Beam color which is not only unique but reminds of the Mercedes Benz Silver Arrows from the....


Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept Hatch Debuts In Beijing

Displaying the potential of their Golf R hatch, Volkswagen has unveiled the masculine Volkswagen Golf R 400 concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The number ‘400’ which the name ends with is actually the power output of car and yes, that is mind boggling. But not just performance, the Golf R 400 is also about style and comes with a pumped up body, new bumpers and seriously flared wheelarches. The Golf R 400 is based on the standard Golf R which, with its turbocharged engine, puts out 300 PS. The Golf R 400 is developed by Volkswagen R GmbH and is powered by a modified version of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine that powers the standard Golf R. The tweaked unit develops a massive 400 hp and 450 Nm of peak torque between 2,400 and 6,000 rpm. Compared to the output of the Golf R, the concept gains 100....




Land Rover Reveals Discovery Vision Concept Ahead Of New York Debut

Today, Land Rover has revealed its latest concept car, the Discovery Vision Concept, in New York. The concept car showcases the new design language that will be adopted for future Discovery models and for sure, it looks stunning. The Discovery Vision Concept was unveiled at the USS Interpid in Manhattan, just a day ahead of the 2014 NYIAS. The design of the Discovery Vision Concept is far more radical than the outgoing model and will be used for a range of models based on the Discovery. Design highlights on the exterior include a stepped roof which looks really sporty and enhances the appeal of the concept. The interior is equally admirable and features plenty of innovative features. The seats can be repositioned by using touchscreen controls and the entire, 7-seat configuration can be switched to a 6-seat, 5-seat or even 4-seat limousine-style arrangement in a matter of a few seconds.....


Peugeot EXALT Plug-In Hybrid Concept Revealed Ahead Of Beijing Motor Show

Hinting at what the future Peugeot models might look like, the French major has unveiled the Peugeot EXALT Concept. The new saloon concept will make its official debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, but the carmaker has unveiled the official pictures of the concept ahead of the event. In 2012, Peugeot unveiled the Onyx concept and the Exalt concept picks up where the previous concept left off. From the bodywork to the interior, everything is so unique about the Exalt concept. Although the concept looks like a coupe, Peugeot presents the same as a five door saloon that features a long bonnet, chiseled panels and short rear overhang. The Exalt projects a very aggressive look because of the flat surfaces and straight lines the designers focused on. Despite carrying a modern look and feel to it, the most interesting part is that the entire bodywork is hand formed by....




Ford S-MAX Vignale Concept Unveiled In Milan

The European market is one of the most demanding ones in the entire of the world and manufacturers consider the same very seriously. Ford is one of the major global players and in the recent times, it has started focusing more on the European continent. Last year, Ford unveiled the Ford Mondeo Vignale Concept and taking the Vignale lineup ahead, the US major has unveiled the Ford S‑MAX Vignale Concept yesterday in Milan, Italy. The Vignale model range is all about exclusive specification, premium design and craftsmanship, and Ford is all set to put the two to the production lines. As far as the availability of the Vignale range is concerned, the Mondeo Vignale will be available next year while the S‑MAX Vignale is expected to follow shortly. Ford will also start a ‘Vignale Lounge’ retail program in select retail stores in Europe, along with a Vignale lifestyle collection. Talking....


Citroen DS 5LS R Concept Revealed Ahead Of Beijing Debut

Targeting at the world’s biggest auto market China, Citroen has followed a unique strategy by introducing its DS nameplate as a standalone brand. A few months ago, Citroen introduced the first car under the DS brand called the 2014 Citroen DS 5LS. This compact sedan is based on the stretched version of the PF2 platform which currently supports the DS4. Today, Citroen has unveiled the next DS product which essentially is a performance version of the 5LS. The concept model has been named DS 5LS R and is all set to make its debut at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. Citroen says it has been pushing boundaries in innovation, design and performance lately, and the DS 5LS R is one such example. After years of learning from the World Rally Championship, Citroen has used all its knowledge to develop the new concept. It is powered by a 1.6-litre turbo petrol....




Ford Everest Concept SUV At Bangkok International Auto Show

The mid-size SUV segment has shown an increase in demand in the recent times and this seems to have pushed global manufacturers to develop even better products. Ford, one of the leaders in the SUV segment, has been working on a new 7 seater concept designed for ASEAN and global markets which was revealed in Sydney back in 2013. Dubbed Ford Everest, the concept has recently been showcased at the Bangkok International Auto Show and if we have to describe the looks of the concept in one word, we would say ‘excellent’. The main reason that led to the creation of Ford Everest Concept is the utility segment’s rapid growth in the year 2013 – 13 percent to the precise. In the same year, Ford recorded a 35 percent increase in sales, thus motivating the brand to do even better. The Everest concept looks sleek and refined, and has all....


Honda NSX Hybrid Supercar To Debut At Goodwood

Honda’s latest product, the NSX hybrid supercar is all set for launch in 2015. And since there are still a couple of months to go, Honda has decided to debut the NSX prototype at the 2014 Goodwood Festival Of Speed that will take place from 27 to 29 June. The NSX will be there as a participant and the visitors will get to see and hear it when it goes for a run on the world’s most famous hillclimb. The NSX has been associated with the Goodwood Festival Of Speed for long. When the first Festival was organized, as many as 10 NSX were showcased. The original NSX was launched back in 1990 and by the time it participated at the Goodwood Festival, it had already proved itself. It was an exotic machine that delivered strong performance and handling without making any compromises on the usability part. This year, after....




SsangYong Unveils XLV Hybrid Crossover Concept

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, SsangYong unveiled the XIV-1 which was the first of the series of multi-interface concepts the south Korean carmaker has planned for the masses. The latest addition to this multi-interface concept series is SsangYong XLV, a hybrid crossover aimed for the B-segment that will underpin many of the future SsangYong models. The design of the XLV concept is based on SsangYong’s new design philosophy – ‘Nature born – 3 Motion’. This is the same design language that was first adopted for the XIV concept series. The name XLV used for the latest concept stands eXciting smart Lifestyle Vehicle and as per SsangYong, the XLV concept is a multi purpose vehicle that also offers pleasurable driving. On the exterior, the XLV has a robust yet elegant feel to it thanks to the dynamic character lines that flow along the length, striking headlamps, a sleek grille, wider....


Acura TLX Production Model To Debut At 2014 New York Auto Show

Since long we have been hearing about the TLX, one of the latest concepts cars from well know Japanese car manufacturer Acura. The latest news in regard to the Acura TLX is that the production model of the same is going to debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The 2015 Acura TLX is going to be midsize luxury saloon but is claimed to be deliver higher levels of refinement and luxury. Moreover the car will offer unmatched performance thanks to the family of next generation powertrains that will be offered by Acura. What is known about the powertrain department as of now is that the 2015 TLX will have two advanced engine options: a 2.4 liter i-VTEC and a 3.5 liter i-VTEC. The standard model will be powered by a 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder, 16 valve, direct injected i–VTEC petrol engine that will come mated with a....




Skoda VisionC Concept Debuts At Geneva Motor Show

For Skoda, making practical and simple cars has been a passion for decades but in the recent times, the Czech major has started focusing on appealing designs. The latest concept from Skoda’s stables is the Skoda VisionC, a design achievement that will lead to a five door hatchback coupe expected to hit the production line sometime in 2016 and will go head to head with Mercedes-Benz’s CLA. The styling of the VisionC is expressive enough and is the next step of the new design language Skoda adopted three years ago. The design of the car features sharp character lines as well as convex and concave surfaces, along with slight contours all across the length. The front of the car has a dynamic look featuring a wide grille, stylish headlamp design and fog lamps, vertical fins, a large air inlet and an elongated bonnet. Moving on to the side view, the....


Hyundai PassoCorto: An Ultra Light-Weight Sports Car Concept At Geneva

Lately, Hyundai has been sincerely working towards developing cars specifically for the European market, and that too for young generation. In an attempt to show the company’s potential, Hyundai has unveiled its latest concept car at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Named Hyundai PassoCorto, it is an ultra lightweight sports car concept that will be aimed at Generation Y consumers. The design of the sports car concept was created by students at the renowned Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Turin, Italy. Sixteen students pursuing Transportation Design masters’ course at IED were asked to design the car that they would like to buy and drive and the result is the PassoCorto. The name of the car is an Italian word which means ‘short wheelbase’. Although not much has been disclosed about the car by Hyundai, the manufacturer did tell us a couple of facts though. The PassoCorto features a lightweight....




Maserati Alfieri Concept and Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Unveiled At Geneva

Celebrating its 100th anniversary in the automotive industry, performance car manufacturer Maserati has unveiled a new sports concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Christened the Maserati Alfieri, this four seater concept that showcases the design trend the brand is going to follow for its future models. Named on Alfieri Maserati, one of the engineering geniuses and the most popular of the Maserati brothers, the concept was created in Turin by a team of young designers who worked under the direction of Marco Tencone. The whole project was supervised by Lorenzo Ramaciotti and is expected to take production form in the near future. The concept takes inspiration from Maserati A6 GCS-53, a masterpiece that was designed by Pininfarina in the year 1954. In simple words, the Maserati Alfieri is a modern iteration of the A6 GCS-53. Styling wise the Alfieri has a long and low nose – a characteristic seen....


Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept With 420 PS At Geneva Motor Show

After plenty of sketches and unofficial renderings, Audi has finally unveiled the all new 2015 Audi TT and Audi TTS Coupe at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Alongside the two sports coupe, Audi also showcased a performance concept based on the all new TT. Dubbed the Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept, the car depicts how extreme the new TT can get. The most important thing about the TT Quattro Sport Concept is its engine which is a 2.0 liter, four cylinder TFSI petrol heart. It indeed is a regular sized engine but the power output is simply astonishing thanks to technologies like Audi valvelift system, dual camshaft adjustment, variable valve timing, and MPI plus FSI direct injection. The 2.0 liter heart puts out a mind boggling 420 PS at 6700 rpm, meaning 210 PS per liter which is more than what 2001’s Le Mans R18 produced. It also produces 450....




Volkswagen T-ROC Concept SUV debuts at Geneva Motor Show

Giving a preview of what future Volkswagen SUVs could look like, the German major has unveiled the Volkswagen T-ROC concept SUV at the 84th International Motor Show a.k.a Geneva Motor Show. The SUV is strikingly refreshing and has plenty of highlights including a two removable halves roof, LED headlights, and a progressive design. Volkswagen, who is Germany’s largest car manufacturer, currently offers two of the most successful SUVs of their segments, the Volkswagen Tiguan and Touareg. And in the coming years Volkswagen plans to expand its lineup and enter every possible segment. The T-ROC is supposed to be one of those new models which could take production form in the near future. Volkswagen is currently focusing on an international lineup by showcasing market-specific concept vehicles. In the recent past, the major has unveiled CrossBlue, CrossBlue Coupe and the Taigun, and now comes the T-ROC. Talking about the design of the....


Volvo Concept Estate To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Volvo has set the state for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show where it is going to unveil its latest concept car, the Volvo Concept Estate. Lately, Volvo has been very keen on showcasing their advancements in the design area and the outcome of their hard work is a couple of concepts including the Volvo Concept Coupe, Volvo Concept XC Coupe and the all new Volvo Concept Estate. This is the first time when Volvo showcases how the interior of their future models will look like. In short, the design is simple and extremely elegant, and instead of using a bunch of buttons on the central console Volvo has replaced all that with a large tablet-like touch screen panel. The touch screen will not be just an aesthetic element but will display the information related to all the in-car technologies. While majority of the buttons will be replaced by the touch....




Skoda Unveils VisionC Concept Five-Door Coupe

For decades, Skoda has been manufacturing models that offer practicality  as well as performance at the expense of good looks. But lately, the Czech Republic giant, who is also a part of the Volkswagen Group of companies, has started focusing equally on design as on other areas of the vehicle. A while ago the car maker came up with Skoda Mission L concept which greatly inspired the latest generation Skoda Octavia. Today, the company has released a new concept called the Skoda VisionC which takes a new approach on concept car design. In fact, going by how effectively Skoda used the Mission L design, the VisionC could become the face of all new models or perhaps the next generation iterations of the outgoing models. The VisionC is a five door coupe which features an even more expressive design language in comparison with the Mission L. Instead of using strong creases....


MINI Clubman Concept To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, MINI is going to unveil its latest concept car. Named MINI Clubman Concept, the car is 26 centimeters longer and 17 centimeters wider than the currently available MINI Clubman. The concept car as just as radical looking as you can expect, while carrying most of the familiar MINI elements. The Clubman concept is a four door, five seater vehicle which would aim at supporting the active lifestyle of urban consumers. Design wise it is very much familiar, thanks to the hexagonal radiator grille, Side Scuttles, short overhangs, the Black Band and elliptical front and rear headlights. Proportion wise, the concept is 4223 mm in length, 1844 mm in width and 1450 mm in height. Externally, the design of the Clubman Concept is very appealing and features a range of elements which not only look good but have a function too. The highlights include black....




Hyundai Intrado Concept To Be Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

In an attempt to draw maximum attention of the visitors at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai is going to unveil an interesting concept car. Named Hyundai Intrado, the car takes a fresh approach at concept vehicles and looks futuristic enough. More than just a concept, the Intrado is Hyundai’s vision of what the future cars should be like. To be unveiled at Geneva, the Intrado is an example of future mobility, cars that would be easy to use, intuitive in nature, and adapt according to the user’s lifestyle. As for the name of the Intrado concept, it comes from the underside of an aircraft’s wing. The exterior of the Intrado is in line with Hyundai’s fluidic sculpture design language, which exists on most of the new generation vehicles. The appeal of the concept is accentuated by a unique shape featuring minimal detailing. Hyundai has ensured that the concept is....


Mercedes-Benz AMG To Showcase Two Sport Concepts At Miami International Boat Show

Mercedes-Benz’s performance division AMG,in collaboration with Cigarette Racing has developed two visionary super sports concepts that are ready to be unveiled at the 2014 Miami International Boat Show scheduled to take place on February 13, 2014. This is the fourth consecutive these two legendary brands have joined hands to develop futuristic vehicles. The first of the two cars is the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo, a radical looking sports car developed specially for the the new PlayStation3 racing game Gran Turismo 6. The car is extremely eye catching and packs a punch under the hood. Powering the Vision Gran Turismo is a AMG developed V8 engine that is capable of putting out 577 hp (430 kW) of peak power and a max torque of 590 lb-ft. As mentioned above, the concept sports car is radical from head to toe. Some of the highlights include extraordinary headlights, an expressive hood, red....




Volkswagen Taigun Near Production Model Premiered At 2014 Auto Expo In India

A while ago Volkswagen released the first pictures of Taigun, a concept crossover aimed at booming markets. Then, the Taigun was just a concept but not anymore. The German major has debuted the near production model of the Taigun compact SUV at the ongoing Auto Expo in New Delhi, India. Compared to the first concept presented in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Taigun has come a long way in terms of design and practicality. In terms of size, the Taigun is 3,859 mm long (3,995 mm with real mounted spare wheel), 1,728 mm wide, 1,570 mm tall (1,605 mm with roof rails) and features a 2,470 mm long wheelbase. The model showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo is powered by a new 1.0-litre TSI engine that features direct injection petrol engine and turbocharging technologies. It can produce up to 81 kW / 110 PS at 5000 rpm and peak torque of....


Kia Niro Concept Crossover Debuts In North America

Last year, at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Kia showcased its latest urban lifestyle concept car called the Kia Niro. Recently, Kia has debuted the same concept crossover for the North American market at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. Although just a concept, it could potentially transform into a strong B-segment contender in the coming years. What will make the Niro stand out from its competition is its propulsion system which uses a combination of an hybrid electric powertrain and an advanced all wheel drive system. Proportion wise the Niro is 164.8 inches in overall length, 72.8 inches in width and 61.3 inches in height, and features a 102 inch wheelbase. This clearly tells despite being a crossover at heart, how compact the Niro concept is. Apart from the compact design what really attracts us is a looks of Niro which make use of “Limelight” aluminum anodized parts such as....




Audi ALLROAD Shooting Brake Concept Unveiled At 2014 NAIAS

A couple of days back we reported Audi is going to showcase an all new concept SUV at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Well, keeping its promise, Audi has unveiled the Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake Concept at the Detroit Motor Show. The Shooting Brake Concept is based on e-tron quattro configuration, which essentially is a new form Audi has implemented for the very first time. It combines Audi’s Quattro all wheel drive and a hybrid drivetrain, leading to an all new language. “The show car combines sex appeal, highly efficient e-tron-quattro technology that produces 300 kW of power yet only consumes 1.9 l/100 km (123.80 US mpg) of fuel and cutting-edge electronic applications,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of AUDI AG, Technical Development. “We are offering very concrete glimpses of the near future in this show car.” Being a concept the body of the....


Nissan Sport Sedan Concept Unveiled At 2014 Detroit Motor Show

Nissan has been known for its radical designs and the latest example of it is the Sport Sedan Concept unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The concept sedan celebrates the manufacturer’s 80th anniversary in the automobile industry and there was no better platform than NAIAS for the unveil. The Sport Sedan concept is essentially a design study that will lead the designs of next generation models. What is really interesting about the design language is that it adds the styling of a sports car to a full-size 4 door sedan. The Sport Sedan concept will not only influence the next generation models but will also get a production version very soon. “The Sport Sedan Concept shows a new, highly emotional and energetic design direction that takes Nissan’s legendary approach of applying sports car principles to a sedan to the next level,” said Nissan Senior Vice President and....




KIA Presents GT4 Stinger Concept At Detroit Motor Show

Kia Motors America (KMA) has unveiled the company’s latest concept car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Dubbed the GT4 Stinger, the concept gives a new direction to Kia’s design language and has been designed by the company’s California team which proved itself in 2012 with the Track’ster concept. Beneath that beautiful design of the GT4 Stinger lies a tuned version of Kia’s proven 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injected (T-GDI) four-cylinder engine that produces 315 hp at max. All those horses are then fed to the close-ratio six-speed manual transmission that further transmits the power to the ground via rear wheels. The car rolls on custom 20-inch aluminum center-lock wheels featuring carbon fiber inserts, and wrapped in 275/35R-20 Pirelli P-Zero performance tires out back and 235/35R-20 Pirelli P-Zeros at front. Housed by the rims is a set of Brembo Gran Turismo two-piece 15-inch cross-drilled rotors and four-piston calipers....


Volkswagen Unveils Beetle Dune Concept In Detroit

Volkswagen has finally unveiled the Beetle Dune Concept at the 2014 North American International Auto Show a.k.a Detroit Motor Show. The Beetle is an iconic car that has been evolving over the decades and the Beetle Dune Concept shows the potential for a new production version ready-to-go-anywhere Beetle. Unlike the standard Beetle which is a more of a hatchback, the Dune concept is an offroader with lots of character. The Dune concept has been presented in “Arizona”, a yellow-orange metallic paint. Proportion wise the flared wheel housing has widened the Dune’s body by 1.1 inches per side, giving it a total width of 73.4 inches. This makes the Dune concept 2.2 inches wider than the standard Beetle. Overall the offroader is 0.5 inch longer, 0.8 inches taller and sits 2 inches higher than the R-Line model on which it is based. The car also gets 1.1 inch wider front and....




Toyota FT-1 Sports Coupe Concept Revealed In Detroit

Japanese auto major Toyota has revealed its latest creation developed specifically for the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Toyota has taken the wraps off the new FT-1 concept in Detroit today. Dubbed the ultimate sports coupe, the car is a result of Toyota’s Calty design studio’s mission to create something different and fast. The car is designed by Toyota’s California based team and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the same. The design is strikingly modern, yet looks inspired from the 1960s 2000GT. The fluidic design language has apparently become a must-to-follow trend, however Toyota has made the lines even curvier on the FT-1 concept. Some of the exterior highlights of this beauty include an aerodynamic design featuring large air intakes at the front, stylish exhaust ports and a retractable rear wing. The FT-1 equips a powerful engine placed at the front while the power generated by it goes to....


Infiniti Q50 EAU Rouge Concept Revealed At NAIAS 2014

A while back we reported the Infiniti Q50 EAU Rouge Concept is going to be revealed at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. And finally, it has happened. Yes, the Q50 EAU Rouge Concept has been revealed at NAIAS a.k.a Detroit Motor Show, expressing the design vision of Infiniti for its Q50 performance sedan. The car speaks performance from every possible angle and there is no denying to this fact. The EAU Rouge edition has been developed in collaboration with four-time Formula One World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing and this is the sole reason why it looks that mean. “If we built this car I would expect it to feature over 500hp and 600lb/ft of torque. Through our various alliance partners we have access to a range of engines featuring this performance capability which, with a fair amount of engineering effort, can be developed to exhibit Infiniti character....




Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake Concept Crossover Previewed

With the 2014 North American International Auto Show just around the corner, Audi previews its one of the most interesting concepts. The show car is dubbed Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake and is a concept crossover that is not only sport and compact but also versatile in nature. It is based on the e-tron quattro configuration, a new form which equips Audi’s all wheel drive system and a hybrid powertrain which is powerful and efficient at the same time. This is the first time Audi has combined quattro and e-tron languages together. “The show car combines sex appeal, highly efficient e-tron-quattro technology that produces 300 kW of power yet only consumes 1.9 l/100 km (123.80 US mpg) of fuel and cutting-edge electronic applications,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of AUDI AG, Technical Development. “We are offering very concrete glimpses of the near future in this show car.”....


Kia To Showcase GT4 Stinger Concept At Detroit Motor Show

All car manufacturers are eagerly waiting for the 2014 North American International Auto Show which is now a week away. To get the maximum amount of attention at the upcoming event auto majors will bring in their coolest concepts and newest models to the stage. Kia is readying itself for the Detroit show with the GT4 Stinger concept car. It will be unveiled for the first time and ahead of the show the major has released a teaser picture of the same. As evident from the images, the car features a sculpted hood under which sits a tuned version of Kia’s proven 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injected (T-GDI) four-cylinder engine that produces a max output of 315 hp. From the engine, all that power moves to the transmission which is a close-ratio six-speed manual unit which further transmits those horses to rear wheels. The 20 inch rear wheels are wrapped....




Volkswagen Dune Concept At Detroit Auto Show

The 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is just a week away and this happens to be the best time to release teasers of to-be-shown cars. Volkswagen for that matter is gearing up with a couple of models including the Passat Sport and the Passat BlueMotion. The next big unveiling to take place from Volkswagen’s booth is of Beetle Dune concept. The German maker has released a sketch of a compact crossover concept based on the iconic Volkswagen Beetle. Compared to the regular Beetle, the rugged off-road look concept is raised by 50 mm and equips massive 19 inch wheels wrapped in large tires. Accentuating the look further is a rear mounted ski-rack which looks familiar to what we used to see on classic Beetles. The name of the car comes of sand dunes and which is why a unique look has been given to this vehicle. Coming to....


Volvo Concept XC Coupe Crossover Pictures Released

Swedish premium automobile manufacturer, Volvo is just as known for its safe cars as for its concepts and this year the major is planning to showcase three new concept cars. One of them is Volvo Concept XC Coupe which is based on Volvo’s new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The design of the Concept XC Coupe is inspired by modern sports equipment making it sleek and safe at the same time, thanks to the new architecture. Thomas Ingenlath, senior vice president design of Volvo Car Group said, “Those who love gravity sports freely seek new thrills and challenges. To ensure that they make it back in one piece, they prefer high-performance equipment that offers the ultimate sense of freedom and protection,” . “The Volvo Concept XC Coupé is perfectly in tune with this active lifestyle. Its capability and protection is cleverly integrated into the sophisticated looks. Concept XC Coupé is ready....




Nissan Sport Sedan Concept To Debut At 2014 North American Auto Show

For the 2014 North American International Auto Show, Nissan is readying a range of show stoppers. This year at the show Nissan will present a couple of concept vehicles including the so-called stunning Sport Sedan Concept. Sharing the stage at the 2014 exhibition with the Nissan Sport Sedan will be two more concept vehicles – Nissan IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO. Except for the Sport Sedan Concept, the other two concepts have already been showcased at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show last year and were extremely popular among the visitors. So with the trio in hand Nissan expects to create the same magic as it did in Tokyo. The IDx Freeflow and IDx Nismo are extremely eye-catchy thanks to their next-generation design. Similarly the Sport Sedan Concept, seen in the teaser image, is expected to preview a new energetic design language. The trio will be revealed on Monday, January 13....


Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept Car To Debut At CES 2013

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is going to be interesting as Ford is planning to debut its latest concept car at the venue. Ford C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is the car in question here which is ready to meet the masses in Las Vegas. Talking about the concept car, it is first of its kind sun powered vehicle aimed at offering performance levels comparable to conventional plug-in hybrids. The interesting fact is that since it is a solar powered vehicle it does not depend on electric grid for fuel as plug-in hybrids do. Unlike plug-in hybrids which power their battery from an electrical socket, the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept utilizes a special concentrator that magnifies and directs intense sun rays to solar panels on the vehicle roof, thus harnessing the power of the sun. With this innovative piece of technology onboard the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept delivers the same performance....




Infiniti Q50 EAU Rouge Concept First Photo Released

The 2014 North American International Auto Show which is scheduled to start from January 13 this year in Detroit is going to be very important for most of the majors. It has been a brilliant platform for launching new products and revealing future concepts and for that reason Infiniti is all set to draw the attention with a new concept sedan. Infiniti has always focused on luxury and performance and the new concept is a perfect blend of the two. The new concept is based on Infiniti Q50 and is dubbed the EAU Rouge Concept. The concept sedan will make its debut at the North American International Auto Show this year and just ahead of it, to create some hype about this beauty, Infiniti has released the first image of the car. Based on the Q50 premium saloon, the EAU Rouge edition has been developed in collaboration with four-time Formula....


Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept To Premier At CES 2014

Audi is gearing up for the 2014 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) which is to be held from January 6 to 10, 2014 in Las Vegas where it plans to showcase a fascinating technology concept car. Dubbed the Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept, the car is the modern avatar of the 1983 Audi Sport Quattro and packs the brand’s technological advances including user control and display interfaces, lighting technology and plug-in hybrid drive. The coupe concept is 4,602 mm (181.18 in) long,  1,964 mm (77.32 in) wide and 1,386 mm (54.57 in) tall, and features a wheelbase of 2,784 mm (109.61 in). It will be presented in Plasma Red color that expresses power as well as emotional elegance. Being a Quattro model the car equips the dual headlights which, as per the German giant, is the future of lighting technology as it uses a combination of matrix LED and laser light....




Cadillac Elmiraj Is The Most Beautiful Concept Ever

The Elmiraj Concept by Cadillac is the pinnacle of brand’s model range. This grand coupe carries the same Cadillac DNA as seen on other models but takes a different approach towards the design which despite being familiar looks refreshingly new. This two door grand coupe is actually a modern version of the classic concept. And it can also be understood as a car that continues from where the Cadillac Ciel Concept left off. Proportion wise the car is 205 inches (5207mm) in length and can accommodate four people at once. In Cadillac’s words the Elmiraj is not just an exaggeration of the company’s design language and in fact is a step forward. The exterior of the car is as beautiful as it can get. There is a long dash-to-axle front profile with a long wheelbase and clean body side with hardly any creases. Other design highlights include two function hood....


Audi’s Compact Sports Crossover Show Car To Debut In January 2014

Audi has come up with a new avatar which has been introduced as the best car to suit all kinds of roads and tracks.  It will be showcased at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January, 2014. This car is fit for every driving and also can be used as a good recreational vehicle and enjoyable with friends. This car will be coming with two doors and with positive ground clearance and sporty design. This will cover up all the Audi typical all road concepts and known to be in a “Shooting Brake” style of body. The car has a length of 4.20 meters and the road stance is very powerful. The car is beautiful sculpted in geometrical designs and the two door model is just made from a solid piece. The single frame grille which looks more like a Coupe from the rear portion has....