Hyundai ix-Metro concept is an all-new Hybrid Electric CUV for the European sub-B segment which promises CO2 emissions of just 80g/km. The ix-Metro Hybrid Electric CUV will debut in Frankfurt at the central stage of Hyundai’s specially created - Blue Drive Zone.
The ix-Metro is the fifth in a series of concept cars to be created by the Global Design Team in Namyang Korea.
The small crossover concept car carries the new ‘fluidic sculpture’ design language of the Hyundai brand.
More and more automobile companies started to develop full-hybrid concepts and so BMW AG. Their 2+2 seater concept combines excellent performance and greatest efficiency. The main idea of EfficientDynamics is more power, less emissions and less fuel consumption.
The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car is powered by a three-cylinder turbodiesel and two electric motors. Overall system output is 262 kW/356 hp and maximum torque of incredible 800 Newton-metres/590 lb-ft. All this power is pu
MINI is celebrating a great birthday: Exactly fifty years ago, on 26 August 1959, the classic Mini was presented to the public for the first time, a unique story of success starting out and today giving MINI the perfect opportunity to look ahead without losing sight of the brand’s great tradition.
The MINI Coupé Concept is an expression of MINI design and the great ability of the brand’s designers to fill the elementary values of the brand with new life, using the options of modern drivetrain and suspension tech
The Peugeot brand is going to unveil two concept cars for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The 3008 HYbrid4 (CO2 of 99g/km) and the RCZ HYbrid4 (CO2 of 95g/km) illustrates the Peugeot commitment to the environmental responsibility and the radical new technologies.
The Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 (CO2 of 99g/km) previews the production model scheduled to appear in the Spring of 2011, while with the experimental Peugeot RCZ HYbrid4 (CO2 of 9
Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) is the name of the place where Lexus will present their new concept car. This image is the first official sketch of the new Lexus concept, which will demonstrate a mix of technical innovation and ground-breaking design. The new concept is targeted for the premium compact segment.
Kumho is a tyre manufacturer that produces millions of tyres for today’s SUVs, and for that reason they are aware that such vehicles will have to change dramatically if they want to survive the upcoming greener vehicular legislation. Here is how they see the improvements on the SUVs for the near future.
The Kumho project is called Fortis and it is made by Rob Dolton.
In appearance the Kumho Fortis have an aggressive stance like most of the highly capable SUVs, but that look is combined with the fresh aestheti
Recently at the automarket, buyers are downsizing their vehicles and engines to save money and fuel, and the purchases of city cars are on the rise. The ”Automotive Engineer” magazine asked Russell Carr, head of Lotus Design – How they see the future and how could they improve on the Smart ForTwo and Toyota iQ?
A month after that the first sketches of the future Lotus City Car are already here along with new innovative and radical ideas.
The future city car is about to carry up to four peo
Following media speculation, MUGEN EURO Co., Ltd has confirmed the development of a highly-tuned Honda Civic Type R 'MUGEN' concept prototype road car, using the same powertrain as the Civic MUGEN RR saloon launched in 2007 in Japan.
The car is being developed in Japan by MUGEN EURO – the Northampton-based subsidiary of Honda’s long standing tuning partner MUGEN – and will be brought to the UK for testing later in the year. At this stage, the car is being prepared purely as a prototype model.
The concept will offer Aston Martin trademark design in a commuter car package based on the critically acclaimed Toyota iQ with a Euro NCAP 5-star safety package.
The ‘Cygnet’ concept represents a creative, environmentally conscious solution, being small, yet with presence – and highly fuel efficient, now combined w
The Bailey Blade is designed to capture the spirit of old school automobiles in modern form. It is a full performance car with a lot of modern advancements. Powerful V8 fuel injected engine roar under the hood. The chassis is finished in boxed steel and aluminum with fully independent suspension. Front splitters and rear diffusers are added to keep down force up without the need of a giant rear spoiler.
In respect of safety the components used in Bailey Blade are standardized that meet both
The new Volkswagen pickup, showcased as a concept last year and due to be launched in Europe in 2010, is to be called the Amarok.
The new name means ‘wolf’ in the language of the Inuit, one of the Eskimo people who live in northern Canada and Greenland who highly regard the wolf as king of the wilderness and a figure of robustness, endurance and superiority. It translates into ‘he loves stones’ in the languages spoken in South America.
‘This name fits the characteristics of our pickup pe
The Spyder is an all electric performance car by BRUSA Elektronik AG, dedicated to prove that mature new generation EVs are sporty, fun-to-drive vehicles, far away from sluggish or even boring vehicles one might have in mind when talking about EVs. Spyder is a really powerful and lightweight sportscar, reduced to the essential. Its drivetrain consists of 2x100kW BRUSA hybrid synchronous electric motors, each one connected to a rear wheel, each one with its own controller, and a single high power