Concept Cars

  • GFG Style electric sedan concept teaser image

    Giorgetto Giugiaro has remained busy after parting ways with VW-owned Italdesign. His newest company, GFG Style, will bring a new electric sedan concept to the 2018 Geneva Motor Show and we have our first teaser photos of it. GFG Style worked with a new Chinese energy company to "explore broader innovations in e-mobility," and the sedan boasts a vast amount of self-driving technology. In fact, Giugiaro said he could have removed the steering wheel from the unnamed concept, but decided against it, Automotive News Europe reported last Saturday. Aside from the teaser images, GFG Style hasn't...

  • GAC Enverge concept, 2018 Detroit auto show
    China’s GAC returns to Detroit auto show with GA4 sedan, Enverge concept

    Chinese automaker GAC Motor returned to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the fourth time and brought with it three new vehicles, including an electric concept the automaker says is aimed at younger buyers. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi...

  • Nissan Xmotion concept
    Nissan Xmotion concept adds dose of style to family crossover lineup

    The Nissan Pathfinder and Rogue crossovers are many things—versatile, roomy, and family-oriented. They are not, however, particularly stylish. The Xmotion Concept Nissan unveiled Monday at the 2018 Detroit auto show aims to push the automaker's growing crossover lineup in a more...

  • Subaru Viziv Performance STI concept
    Subaru Viziv Performance STI concept debuts, could hint at next-gen WRX STI

    Subaru on Friday took the covers off a concept that may just preview the next-generation WRX STI. The concept, dubbed the Viziv Performance STI, is an evolution of the Viziv Performance concept unveiled last fall at the 2017 Tokyo auto show. The Viziv Performance STI debuted at the 2018 Tokyo Auto...

  • Toyota GR Super Sport concept
    Toyota debuts Le Mans-inspired GR Super Sport concept

    Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance Championship. The concept, called the GR Super Sport, was shown for the first time at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon tuning fest, where...

  • Byton concept
    Byton electric SUV promised for 2019 with $45,000 starting price, loads of tech

    Chinese electric car startup Byton on Sunday unveiled a concept model previewing a fully connected electric SUV promised for launch in 2019 with a starting price of about $45,000. Byton is pitching its SUV as a smartphone on wheels, essentially making it a “smartcar.” Any company can...

  • Kia Niro EV concept, 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

    The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we’ll be able to add a pure electric version to that list. Kia previewed the electric version of the Kia Niro on Monday with the unveiling of the Niro EV concept at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, where the automaker also outlined upcoming technologies and a long-term vision for mobility. The Niro EV is expected on sale later this year and is one of 16 electrified vehicles Kia will launch by 2025. There will be five...

  • Toyota e-Palette self-driving electric mobility concept
    Toyota reveals e-Palette concept, previews its future mobility services

    Toyota previewed one of its visions of future mobility at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show on Monday. Meet the e-Palette concept, a cube-shaped self-driving and electric vehicle that wants to delivery pizza, packages, and serve as a ride-sharing vehicle. The automaker said the e-Palette will...

  • Infiniti Q Inspiration concept
    Infiniti previews new design language, potential flagship sedan with Q Inspiration concept

    Infiniti on Wednesday gave us our first look at a sedan concept the brand plans to unveil on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Called the Q Inspiration, the concept is the first display of the new design language that we’ll start seeing on future...

  • Lazzarini Design flying hover car concept
    Italian firm Lazzarini Design shows retro flying car concept

    Most flying car concepts we've seen don't bear much resemblance to the traditional automobile. Instead, they forge a path forward with futuristic design and new ideas. Italian firm Lazzarini Design has bucked the trend with its conceptual flying car based on a 1920s Italian luxury vehicle. The...

  • Honda 3E robot concepts for 2018 CES
    Honda bringing new robot concepts to 2018 CES

    The rise of the robots cometh...to the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show next month. We've already seen a handful of other robot concepts coming to the show, but Honda has revealed what it has in store. The company's famed Asimo will stay home, but four new robots will make their debuts: 3E-A18...

  • Rinspeed Snap concept debuting at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
    Rinspeed explores plug-and-play chassis with Snap concept

    Swiss automotive think tank Rinspeed is returning to the Consumer Electronics Show next year with a concept that demonstrates a possible future where the chassis and body of a car can go their separate ways. The result is that cars, or at least their bodies, could also offer meaningful immobile...

  • Fisker Orbit self-driving shuttle

    Henrik Fisker is yet to launch the first product from his revived Fisker automotive brand, the much-hypered EMotion electric sport sedan, but he's already hinting at another model for the brand. Fisker tweeted this first image of what he's calling the Orbit, an electric self-driving shuttle for "smart cities," this past Sunday. While the EMotion sedan won't be ready until 2019, per Fisker, the Orbit will be available as early as October of 2018. That's significant since most companies working on self-driving cars are only now taking the human backup driver out and have yet to truly tackle...

  • Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept teaser
    Lexus LF-1 Limitless crossover concept teased ahead of Detroit debut

    Lexus has something to show us, and it's coming to the Detroit auto show next month. Wearing the LF-1 Limitless name, the concept promises a "striking" new design and the brand believes it will carve a new genre in luxury crossovers. The teaser, published on Tuesday, reveals a sweeping LED...

  • VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car
    Volkswagen reveals MOIA ride-sharing electric van concept

    The Volkswagen Group doesn't simply want to electrify its portfolio of brands and cars for personal ownership, it also wants to provide sustainable transportation in other ways. Its first step? Ridesharing. This week, the automaker's newly minted MOIA mobility unit revealed its first vehicle...

  • Toyota FT-AC Concept, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Toyota FT-AC off-road concept debuts at 2017 LA Auto Show

    The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show has played host to numerous world debuts, and among them is an off-road-focused SUV concept from Toyota dubbed the FT-AC, an acronym for Future Toyota Adventure Concept. It’s the Japanese automaker’s third rugged concept vehicle to be unveiled in just the...

  • 2018 GMC Desert Fox Sierra concept at Dubai Motor Show
    GMC Desert Fox Sierra concept truck is a retro off-roader

    The original 1977 GMC Desert Fox Jimmy remains an obscure off-road offering, but GMC brand set out to celebrate its 40th anniversary with what we believe is one of the coolest GMC Sierras in a long time. Enter the GMC Desert Fox Sierra concept. GMC quietly debuted the concept truck at the 2017...

  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept  -  2014 Paris Auto Show
    Infiniti flagship sedan concept tipped for Detroit debut

    Infiniti’s been without a proper flagship sedan ever since the Q45 bowed out of the market in 2006. The nameplate was crucial to Infiniti’s rise to prominence as a luxury brand, and in fact it’s where Infiniti’s current Q-based naming strategy comes from. Infiniti is well...

  • 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra concept

    Many engineers have the opportunity to see their concept cars evolve from sketch to clay to production vehicle, but, alas, not every concept finds its way to a dealership showroom. Unfortunately, that was the case for the 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept. However, one engineer who helped develop the Shelby Cobra Concept, Chris Theodore, potentially experienced an even better outcome: he now owns the car. Ford developed the Shelby Cobra Concept with inspiration from the classic AC Cobra, which featured a Ford-sourced Windsor engine. According to an Automotive News (subscription required) report...

  • Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo
    Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT concept

    The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that’s been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn’t a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped. Rather, it’s Honda’s entry for the...

  • Honda CB4 Interceptor motorcycle concept
    Honda shows CB4 Interceptor Concept with wind-powered generator

    Honda arrived at the 2017 EICMA, or Milan Motorcycle Show, on Monday to debut two production motorcycles, the CB1000R and CB300R, but the Japanese bike maker had one last surprise for showgoers. Following the production bikes, Honda showed a follow-up to the 2015 CB4 Concept, the CB4 Interceptor...

  • Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept
    Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept electric car unveiled, hints at Lambo's future

    Lamborghini unveiled Monday its first all-electric sports car concept, the Terzo Millennio, the first indication that the 54-year-old automaker may divorce itself from its signature V-12 powerplant for its halo car in the future. The Lamborghini Terzo Millenio was unveiled in Cambridge...

  • Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
    American collector snaps up Bugatti Vision GT concept

    American businessman Hezy Shaked is the new owner of the one-off Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept car that was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in order to preview the design of the Chiron. Shaked, the founder of fashion retailer Tillys, recently took delivery of the car which now joins...

  • Infiniti Q60 Red Alpha concept, 2017 SEMA show
    Infiniti teams up with AMS Performance for Q60 Red Alpha concept

    Over the past two decades, AMS Performance of Chicago, Illinois has built up a reputation for churning out some insane builds. The tuner is famous for its Nissan GT-Rs designed to spit 4-digit power figures, with the cars routinely setting new drag strip records. Now Infiniti has tapped AMS’s...

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