Concept Cars

  • Zava PrometheuS hypercar to be revealed at Real Bodies exhibit in Milan

    Watching the always churning crop of pending supercar manufacturers is a form of entertainment in itself. They arrive. They make bold claims. We'll maybe see a running concept if we're lucky. And then they vanish with nary a trace of sales and production models to be found. The latest outfit to provide us with—well, chuckles—is an Italian startup, Zava. Their "car" is called the PrometheuS and it will be controlled through an AI-based "neuronal control system". Sure it will. The tagline on the teaser videos asks if you're ready for the e-revolution? Is Zava? Because the...

  • Infiniti Q60 Project Black S Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    563-horsepower Infiniti Q60 Black S prototype revealed with F1 tech

    Infiniti's sinister Q60 Project Black S coupe has progressed from the concept stage to a working prototype. The latest version was presented on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show to help kick off the Japanese brand's new electrification push. The Q60 Project Black S is a high-performance version...

  • Peugeot E-Legend Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Peugeot e-Legend concept is a modern take on the iconic 504

    Peugeot has taken a dive into its past in order to find inspiration for its future. The e-Legend concept is a self-driving coupe designed as a fresh take on the French marque's brilliant 504. There are no inline-4 diesels or gas-swilling V-6 engines to be found here, however, as the e-Legend is an...

  • Porsche Speedster Concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    New Porsche 911 Speedster enters production in 2019

    It's hardly been a secret but now Porsche has made it official: a new 911 Speedster enters production in 2019. Porsche made the announcement Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show, where it also unveiled a red version of the 911 Speedster concept car first shown in a silver hue back in June as part of...

  • 2019 Chevy Silverado RST Off-Road concept
    Chevy shows off 2019 Silverado concepts heading to SEMA

    Chevrolet has shown off a group of four 2019 Silverado 1500 concepts it plans on bringing to the 2018 SEMA show next month. Each of them houses a plethora of Chevrolet Performance accessories, which makes each truck more of a mannequin than a "concept." The first truck, the 2019 Silverado High...

  • Renault EZ-Pro self-driving delivery vehicle concept
    Renault envisions convoys of self-driving delivery vehicles with EZ-Pro concept

    Following Renault's vision of a self-driving future for ride-hailing with its EZ-Go concept, the French automaker has bestowed the world with a self-driving concept for delivery vehicles. It's called the EZ-Pro, and it was revealed on Wednesday. Unlike some self-driving delivery vehicle concepts...

  • Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

    Volkswagen used this week's 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany to present a cargo carrying version of its ID Buzz concept. You'll recall we first saw the ID Buzz at the 2017 Detroit auto show, with VW later confirming a production version due here in 2022 as a spiritual successor to the iconic Microbus. Other markets are expected to receive it a year earlier. The cargo carrying version of the concept has been aptly named the ID Buzz Cargo, and it previews an electric commercial van to go up against Mercedes-Benz's eVito (an electric version of our Metris) and future...

  • BMW Vision iNext concept
    BMW Vision iNext previews electric self-driving SUV due in 2021

    BMW on Sunday rolled out a new concept that hints at a technologically advanced SUV to join its lineup in 2021. A showroom appearance isn't expected until 2022, however. The concept is a preview of the much-hyped “iNext,” a new addition destined for BMW's i sub-brand and a technological...

  • Volvo Vera concept
    Volvo Trucks reveals Vera self-driving electric semi concept

    Volvo Trucks, the world's number two in heavy-duty trucks, on Wednesday gave its vision of the future of goods transportation. The company, which is a separate entity to Volvo Cars, rolled out a fully self-driving, electric semi concept. It's called Vera, and it's been designed as a replacement for...

  • Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic
    Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic concept aims to haul people and goods more efficiently

    Mercedes-Benz is the latest to tackle the future of transportation with this rather strange-looking concept vehicle. The company debuted the Vision Urbanetic concept on Monday. The concept's goal? It hails from the a Mercedes-Benz Van division, and it's meant to haul people and goods in the most...

  • 2016 Jaguar C-X75 from Spectre is for sale
    Here's how you can own a Jaguar C-X75

    It's certainly fun to pretend to be James Bond, a fantasy that can be accomplished with an old Bentley, a new Aston Martin, a simple tuxedo, or even a fancy Omega watch. It's a bit more difficult to play the villain. Until now, that is. Kaaimans International in the United Kingdom has one of the...

  • Volvo 360C concept
    Volvo 360c concept: No steering wheel, pedals, engine or human driver needed

    Volvo is the latest automaker to provide a vision for the future of private automotive transport, a future where doing the driving will be optional. Volvo's vision comes in the form of the 360c concept, the now-familiar pod on wheels capable of operating in full self-driving mode, classified as...

  • Infiniti Prototype 10 concept - Image via Kimball Studios

    Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti is providing a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave us a taste of what future Infinitis will look like, and at last week's Monterey Car Week a new concept called the Prototype 10 made its debut; it hints at what future Infinitis will perform like. In a nutshell, it's a speedster that signals Infiniti's vision of combining performance and...

  • Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept
    Mercedes' EQ Silver Arrow concept is an electric streamliner with 738 hp of grunt

    Prior to the onset of World War II, the grand prix racers of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union (today Audi) were dominating race tracks all over Europe. The cars were referred to as the Silver Arrows, a name Mercedes-Benz still applies spiritually to its current Formula 1 cars, and one of the most...

  • Audi PB18 e-tron concept
    Audi PB18 e-tron combines Le Mans prowess with electric future

    Audi dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the better part of a decade with its R18 TDI prototype diesel race car and the German luxury brand is now on the front lines of the race for an electric future. At Monterey Car Week on Thursday, the brand unveiled a concept car that combines the two, the...

  • Lexus LC Inspiration Series concept
    Lexus previews next LC Inspiration Series model with Pebble Beach concept

    With concept car looks, strong performance, and impeccable build quality, the Lexus LC is one very special car. Still, Lexus has gone out of its way to dial up the wow factor with a series of special editions collectively known as the Inspiration Series. The first was unveiled last October wearing...

  • Opel GT X Experimental concept
    Opel GT X Experimental concept debuts new design language

    Opel on Wednesday provided the first look at a new concept previewing the design destined for models arriving in the mid-2020s. The concept is called the GT X Experimental, and it's a compact crossover designed under the themes of “bold and pure,” the characteristics of Opel's new...

  • Teaser for Infiniti Prototype 10 concept debuting on August 23, 2018
    Infiniti Prototype 10 speedster concept takes shape in new teaser sketch

    Infiniti will start switching over to an electrified lineup around 2021 when the first models based on a new modular platform are introduced. That date's a few years off but in the interim Infiniti will provide a glimpse into its future with concept cars. The Q Inspiration unveiled in January gave...

  • Teaser for Mercedes-Benz Aesthetics Progressive Luxury concept debuting on August 24, 2018

    Mercedes-Benz is preparing a striking concept that blends elements from the past and future. It's called the Aesthetics Progressive Luxury, and its covers will come off on August 24 as part of Monterey Car Week. The annual Californian car extravaganza runs from August 18-26. In a new video released on Thursday, we see a Mercedes designer doing a rough sketch of the concept's profile. Mercedes provided a more tantalizing taste in July with the reveal of a life-size sculpture. The design blended elements of a modern F1 car with those of a modified Mercedes W125 Silver Arrow grand prix racer...

  • T1 Turbine concept race car
    Race car concept has illegal turbine powertrain, aims to replace F1 race cars

    Turbine-powered race cars were banned long ago by the racing community's sanctioning bodies, but that won't stop Keith Hylton and his dream to bring the Turbine T1 to life. Hylton, a California-based businessman with team ownership experience, calls his T1 Turbine concept race car a new-generation...

  • Audi PB 18 e-tron electric supercar concept teaser
    Shocking: Audi to debut electric supercar concept at Pebble Beach

    Audi has something to show us at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this year, and it's electric. Not just any electric car, but an electric supercar. The automaker teased what it calls the PB 18 e-tron on Monday and said the car houses a futuristic design for enthusiasts. We can also expect a...

  • BMW M2 M Performance Parts concept
    BMW brings the carbon fiber with M2 M Performance Parts concept

    BMW M already offers a host of upgrades for the M2 via its M Performance Parts line, however the official tuner to BMW has showcased the potential for even more goodies with the new M2 M Performance Parts concept unveiled on Thursday at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. In particular, the parts...

  • Teaser for Opel concept introducing “bold and pure” design language
    Opel teases new “bold and pure” design language

    Opel announced Wednesday plans to unveil a new concept car by the end of the year. The concept, previewed in a single teaser shot, will introduce Opel's new design language “bold and pure,” which the German brand will use to mark its new era away from the control of former parent...

  • Patent drawing for Cadillac coupe
    Patent drawings hint at Cadillac Escala-inspired coupe

    We may have the first evidence that Cadillac is working on a coupe with styling inspired by the brand's Escala concept unveiled in 2016. Patent drawings discovered recently by Cadillac Society on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office depict a coupe with elements almost...

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