Concept Cars

  • Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign

    The Nissan GT-R50 is a stunning vehicle, and fans can appreciate it more with the knowledge that the car was almost entirely built by hand. A new video from Nissan traces the production process inside Italdesign, the Italian firm responsible for building the modified GT-R. Both the GT-R and Italdesign celebrate their 50th anniversaries this year, and that was the impetus for the two to team up for the special project. The Italdesign team turned to sheet metal to create the wonderfully fluid shapes that grace the GT-R50, and a 3D printer created all the new lighting elements. The lighting...

  • 2001 Ford F-150 Lightning Rod concept
    You can own, but not drive, the 2001 Ford F-150 Lightning concept

    It's not often that an automaker's concept vehicle makes its way out of the auto show circuit's bright lights and into private hands. The 2001 Ford F-150 Lightning concept is an outlier, and it will soon head to auction. Barrett-Jackson has taken the F-150 Lightning concept on consignment for its...

  • Chevrolet FNR-Carryall concept
    Chevy previews future SUV styling with FNR-Carryall concept

    Chevrolet will use this week's 2018 Guangzhou auto show in China to present the FNR-Carryall concept. The concept is the second crossover SUV after the 2019 Blazer to sport Camaro-inspired styling, with elements like the slit-like headlights and large intakes mimicking the designs used on the...

  • Biomega Sin concept
    Danish firm envisages minimalist EV priced less than $23,000

    There's a new crop of electric car startups showing that the relative simplicity of electric drive systems can extend beyond the powertrain to encapsulate the whole vehicle. A prime example is America's Bollinger which is working on simple vehicles with a high level of utility, specifically an SUV...

  • Volkswagen Tarok Concept
    VW unveils compact pickup concept, but not for US

    Volkswagen used the São Paulo, Brazil motor show to debut a concept for a compact pickup truck on Tuesday. If the new truck, called the Tarok, looks pretty much production ready, that's because it is. In VW's announcement, the automaker said it is "certain" the Volkswagen brand will soon...

  • Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 concept
    Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 concept surfaces via GM Defense

    It appears Chevrolet may have yet another fuel-cell powered truck in the works. What can only be described as a Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 surfaced on the GM Defense website. The truck only appears in a quick slideshow and video montage at the top of the website and no additional details are provided...

  • Audi RSQ e-tron concept in "Spies In Disguise"

    Audi's latest concept won't be found under bright lights on an auto show floor. Instead, it's headed to the silver screen in animated form. The German brand revealed the RSQ e-tron electric supercar concept on Thursday and said that it will serve as the star car in the upcoming animated film "Spies In Disguise." The film revolves around super spy Lance Sterling, voiced by Will Smith, and the production crew needed a performance car to complement Sterling's suave character. The RSQ e-tron is a fully electric and self-driving supercar with artificial intelligence and special assistance systems...

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept
    Chevy unveils electric Camaro drag racer, estimates 9-second quarter-mile

    Chevrolet is out to prove that cars like its Camaro have a bright future in the world of electrification, at least as far as the dragstrip is concerned. The automaker late on Monday unveiled the eCOPO Camaro concept ahead of the formal debut Tuesday at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The concept is...

  • Ford Ranger SEMA Baja-Forged
    Ford bringing a whole fleet of Ranger and F-150 trucks to SEMA

    Fans of Ford pickup trucks are in for a treat at the SEMA show this year. The Blue Oval is working with a slew of partners to present an armada of modified pickups. And this year it's not just the F-150 and Super Duty either, as Ford has handed out a few examples of its new Ranger. In total, Ford...

  • Ram 1500 Rebel Mopar concept, 2018 SEMA show
    Ram readies pair of 2019 1500 pickup concepts for SEMA

    This year's SEMA show is just around the corner and Ram has previewed two Moparized concept trucks it plans to unveil. Both are based on the redesigned 2019 1500, and as is typically the case the concepts probably preview a host of upgrades coming to the Mopar catalog in the not too distant future...

  • Lynk & Co. 03 Cyan concept
    Lynk & Co. hints at Cyan performance sub-brand with 500-horsepower 03 concept

    Lynk & Co. looks to be attempting to emulate the successful partnership between Volvo and Polestar by forming a partnership with Cyan Racing, the Swedish race team that split off from Polestar after it was acquired by Volvo in 2015. It's a bold move as Lynk & Co. was only launched in 2016...

  • Holden Time Attack Concept
    Holden showcases design talents with Time Attack Concept

    General Motors' Australian division Holden may no longer be building its own cars, but it still has a world-class design team that regularly collaborates on projects for other GM brands. The Holden design team has now unveiled a wild concept to not only showcase the talents and technological...

  • Smart ForEase concept, 2018 Paris auto show

    Smart this year is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the start of sales of the original ForTwo, and part of the celebrations included the unveiling of the ForEase concept on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The ForEase is based on the battery-powered Smart EQ ForTwo Cabrio but has been transformed into a sporty speedster instead of a convertible. While Smart says the concept has been developed to reinterpret urban driving in fun and a refreshing way, we know elements of the design will feature on future Smart cars. Some of the standout design treatments include the new LED patterns of...

  • Renault EZ-Ultimo concept, 2018 Paris auto show
    Renault EZ-Ultimo self-driving concept wants to make ride hailing more luxurious

    Rounding out a trio or Renault "EZ" self-driving car concepts is the EZ-Ultimo. The French brand debuted the latest concept at the 2018 Paris auto show on Tuesday with an eye on turning ride hailing into something more premium. Like the earlier EZ self-driving concepts (EZ-Go and EZ-Pro), Renault...

  • Zava PrometheuS hypercar to be revealed at Real Bodies exhibit in Milan
    Zava bringing its PrometheuS hypercar from fantasy land to reality?

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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, the EZ-Pro imagines a future where humans and the technology work alongside one another. In fact, the concept isn't just one vehicle, but a platoon of self-driving cars. At the front of the pack is a self-driving EZ-Pro with a cockpit made for a human operator. Renault said the operator manages the...

  • Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept
    Newest VW ID Buzz concept previews electric cargo carrier

    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...

  • 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...

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