Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

When it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers. As well as streamlining their cars, manufacturers are adding an increasing number of aerodynamic features, such as active grille shutters and underbody trays. But this new plug-in hybrid... read more

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Toyota C-HR Concept (2nd version), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Toyota Shows Second Concept For Subcompact Crossover At Frankfurt; Hybrid Model Expected

With sales of small crossover utility vehicles growing, not just in North America but around the world, two of the world's three largest automakers still don't have entries... read more September 15, 2015 by 

Original Volkswagen Microbus and the 2016 Transporter

New VW Bus Concept Coming To CES, Electric Power For Production Version?

To anyone who grew up in the Sixties or Seventies, the Volkswagen Microbus is generally pretty high on the list of cool cars. Perhaps owing to the model's pop-icon status... read more September 15, 2015 by 

Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Q6 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. A styling... read more September 15, 2015 by 

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos

2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors. With the sports-car brand having just... read more September 14, 2015 by 

2015 Frankfurt Auto Show logo

Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015... read more September 10, 2015 by 

Peugeot Fractal concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Peugeot Fractal Electric-Car Concept: 3D Printing, Audio Tech Of Future

Concept cars can run the gamut from the spectacular to the mundane. Some are spectacularly unrealistic fantasies, while others are barely-disguised production models... read more September 3, 2015 by 

Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Tesla-Targeting Audi e-tron quattro Electric SUV Concept Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt

Audi will build an all-electric version of its upcoming Q6 SUV "coupe," which will be previewed at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We now know the concept will be... read more August 19, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid concept, New York City, May 2015

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid Concept: Quick Drive

A large red electrical shutdown switch inside a car says it all: You're driving a prototype. New York City passers-by who looked approvingly at our shiny bronze Volkswagen... read more May 29, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

VW Golf GTE Sport Concept: 174-MPH Plug-In Hybrid Carbon-Bodied 'Golf'

Could the Volkswagen GTI and the all-wheel-drive Golf R high-performance compact-car models be headed toward a plug-in hybrid future? One new concept, the Golf GTE Sport... read more May 14, 2015 by 

Chevrolet FNR concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Green Cars At Shanghai Motor Show: Plug-In Hybrids Aplenty

China's status as the largest new-car market in the world means the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show is now as important for car shoppers outside the country as it is for those... read more April 21, 2015 by 

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to... read more April 14, 2015 by 

Honda Civic Concept Live Shots, 2015 New York Auto Show

Surprise 2016 Honda Civic Concept At NY Auto Show Previews Production Car

Major auto shows are where carmakers traditionally unveil new models, but these days, they're rarely a surprise. Thanks to the Internet, both leaks and car companies' desire... read more April 2, 2015 by 

2016 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

The new 2016 Hyundai Tucson will arrive later this year, but not all of its variants will be offered in the U.S. At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Hyundai showed... read more March 17, 2015 by 

Nissan Sway Concept

Nissan Sway Concept Sets The Look For Future Small Cars—And Leaf?

The Nissan Sway concept, shown this past week at the Geneva Motor Show, consolidates some of Nissan’s design themes into a single expression that’s important for... read more March 6, 2015 by 

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Lexus LF-SA Concept: Tiny Smart-Like Luxury Car At Geneva Show

As buyers prove more willing to trade spacious cabins for fuel efficiency, luxury carmakers are introducing more and more small sedans, crossovers, and hatchbacks. But at... read more March 5, 2015 by 


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