Concept Cars

  • DS X E-Tense concept

    DS, PSA Group's luxury division, brought its vision of the future to the 2018 Beijing auto show in the DS X E-Tense concept, which follows the E-Tense concept from 2016. The brand previously teased the battery-electric GT concept in a brief teaser video, but now we have the details of the supercar meant for 2035. DS said at the Thursday reveal that the DS X E-Tense is meant to shun the idea of self-driving pods, but designers and engineers still attempted to envision what 2035 would mean for a GT car. The future-forward approach includes a radically different exterior shape with dashes of...

  • Hybrid Kinetic H500 concept
    Hybrid Kinetic presents Pininfarina-styled K350 SUV and H500 sedan concepts in Beijing

    Hybrid Kinetic is an electric car startup from China that hopes to enter the luxury arena with a full lineup powered by an extended-range electric powertrain that uses a microturbine as the range extender. The company is working with Pininfarina on the technology for its cars, with the Italian...

  • MG X-Motion SUV concept
    MG X-Motion concept debuts in China, previews future SUV

    The 2018 Beijing auto show hosted numerous debuts this week, and MG released its X-Motion SUV concept. The concept vehicle previews a future SUV model. The X-Motion follows last year's MG E-Motion concept, an all-electric sports car concept. MG said Wednesday it aimed to echo the E-Motion's design...

  • Honda Everus EV concept
    Honda launches Everus brand in China with EV concept

    Honda and its Chinese partner GAC have launched the new brand Everus in China—and the first model will be an electric car previewed by the Everus EV concept unveiled Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show. Honda says the production version of the Everus EV concept will be in Chinese...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept
    Sedan meets SUV with Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept

    Mercedes-Maybach on Wednesday revealed its concept for the 2018 Beijing auto show, and as we learned via a leak last week the concept blends elements of a sedan with an SUV. You're probably thinking the premise was a donk for the ultra-rich, but Maybach says its concept, whose full title is Vision...

  • BMW Concept iX3
    BMW shows off electric X3 concept with 250-mile range

    BMW will launch an electric version of its X3 in 2020 and we got our first taste on Wednesday in the form of a concept at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The Concept iX3 on show in the Chinese capital hints at some of the subtle styling cues BMW plans for electric versions of its core models, of which...

  • Volvo S90 Ambience concept

    A relaxing environment is an important aspect for many buyers of luxury cars in China. It's one of the main reasons we've seen automakers introduce novelties such as mood lighting, reclining rear seats, and perfume diffusers in recent years. Volvo is now taking car ambience to the next level with a concept based on the S90 sedan. Aptly called the S90 Ambience, the concept makes its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show and features what Volvo boasts is an industry-first sensory experience that synchronizes visuals, sounds and scents to make the cabin as inviting as possible. The...

  • Wey-X concept
    China's luxury SUV brand Wey unveils self-driving EV concept

    Wey is the new luxury brand from China's biggest SUV maker Great Wall Motors. Launched in China in 2016, the brand currently sells a trio of SUVs but is keen on expanding this in the future, including in the new fields of electrification and self-driving capability. Wey will use this week's 2018...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept leaked ahead of 2018 Beijing auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach SUV concept leaked ahead of Beijing debut

    The first photos of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept have surfaced ahead of next week's debut at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The photos were published early by accident on an official website and give us a clear look at the concept, inside and out. The folks at Maybach weren't...

  • Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol
    Custom Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol wants to be the best overlanding SUV

    Off-roading draws a dedicated following that pursues a variety of enthusiast avenues. Nissan wants to capitalize on that love affair and plans to show off a pretty wild Armada, but the brand wants fan input first. Next month, Nissan will unveil the Armada Mountain Patrol, which it hopes will be the...

  • Buick Enspire electric SUV concept
    Buick Enspire electric SUV concept bows in China

    Buick has delivered a handful of knockout concept cars in the past few years. From Avenir to Avista, each has carried an elegant and luxurious design. Now, meet the Buick Enspire—a battery-electric SUV concept. The brand revealed the Enspire on Tuesday ahead of its formal reveal at the...

  • Byton SUV concept
    Byton sedan concept coming in June

    Byton seemed to come out of nowhere when it showed up at the 2018 Consumer Electornics Show in January with a cool-looking SUV concept and confirmed the start of production for next year. But the SUV is just one of at least three electric cars Byton is planning. Another is a sedan, a concept of...

  • Teaser for Mercedes-Maybach concept debuting at 2018 Beijing auto show

    Mercedes-Maybach has given us our first look at a concept set to debut this month at the 2018 Beijing auto show. Maybach has released a teaser sketch and video that provide a glimpse at the concept's interior, which is lined in leather and accented with polished metal and blue ambient lighting. Maybach says it is also developing a matching furniture collection that reflects the design idiom, form and material mix of the concept. It's something we've seen from rival ultra-luxury marque such as Bugatti. The concept is the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, and according to the designers...

  • Teaser for DS DSX E-Tense concept
    DS teases DSX E-Tense electric GT concept

    DS is preparing a successor to its E-Tense electric sports car concept unveiled at the 2016 Geneva auto show. The French premium brand is holding back details but has given a glimpse of the new concept, called the DSX E-Tense, in a shadowy teaser video that hints at a sporty grand tourer with a...

  • Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Audi's PlayStation concept to be turned into reality

    It's been more than four years since the first Vision Gran Turismo concept was rolled out but there's still no end in sight. The cars are the result of a challenge put out by the makers of the “Gran Turismo” video game to see which design team could come up with the best-looking grand...

  • Teaser for Buick Enspire concept debuting at 2018 Beijing auto show
    Buick bringing electric SUV concept to 2018 Beijing auto show

    Buick will present an electric SUV concept called the Enspire later this month. A teaser shot released on Monday hints at a handsome design that takes current Buick themes to the next level. All Buick is willing to say is that the concept is an exploration of future design elements and technology...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept, 2018 New York auto show
    VW teases potential US pickup truck with Atlas Tanoak concept

    Might a unibody pickup truck from Volkswagen be on the cards? Quite possibly. The German automaker on Wednesday unveiled the Atlas Tanoak concept at the 2018 New York auto show. It's a mid-size pickup based on the Volkswagen Group's flexible MQB modular platform, and while there are no plans for a...

  • Genesis Essentia, 2018 New York auto show
    Genesis Essentia video preview

    Concept cars this year are either fast, green, or coming soon. The Genesis Essentia Concept you see here is fast, and it’s green. Coming soon? We’re not so sure. Let’s get this out of the way right now. It’s highly unlikely that we’ll see this coupe on the streets...

  • Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport concept, 2018 New York auto show

    Volkswagen in 2019 will add a second SUV to the production line at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the Atlas Cross Sport concept unveiled Tuesday is a direct preview of it. The concept is a shorter, more rakish version of the Atlas, which is also built in Chattanooga, and this time there's two rows of seats, making it a strict 5-seater. The Atlas has three rows with seven seats. The Atlas Cross Sport is 7.5 inches shorter than the Atlas, but it has the same wheelbase, meaning the interior should feel spacious. Speaking of the interior, you'll find all the latest VW goodies like a...

  • Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip concept, 2018 Moab Easter Jeep Safari
    Jeep brings basket of concepts for 2018 Easter Safari

    Chocolate eggs, jelly beans, and Peeps (gross) are on the shelves, which means it must be time to start talking about the 2018 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. As is tradition, Jeep is bringing a flotilla of one-off concepts to this year's event and the selection is typically eclectic, mixing...

  • Pininfarina H2 Speed concept
    Pininfarina confirms specs for production H2 Speed supercar

    Pininfarina bosses are planning the launch of a premium electric car brand utilizing the name and talents of the Italian design house. And a Pininfarina-badged car has already been confirmed for production later in 2018. We are talking about the H2 Speed, an electric supercar that relies on a...

  • 2018 Moab Easter Jeep Safari concept teaser
    Jeep teases two of its Moab Easter Safari concepts

    Jeep once again plans to show off a slew of wild concept vehicles as it prepares for the 52nd annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari. Ahead of the event, which takes place from March 24 to April 1, the brand teased two of the concepts in sketches released on Thursday. The SUVs shown are obviously based on...

  • Teaser for Lincoln Aviator concept debuting at 2018 New York auto show
    Lincoln Aviator concept teased ahead of 2018 New York auto show

    All the rumors are about to prove true as Lincoln has just announced the reveal of an Aviator concept at this month's 2018 New York International Auto Show. The Ford luxury division posted a video to its Facebook page on Thursday that gives us a few glimpses of the SUV concept, which looks to...

  • LVCHI  Venere concept
    China's LVCHI unveils 1,000-horsepower Venere electric sedan in Geneva

    A new Chinese company has come out with ambitious plans to launch a family of electric cars, but unlike others this one has teamed up with an established design firm to work on its products. The company is called LVCHI, and on Tuesday it unveiled the Venere concept at the 2018 Geneva International...

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