Tagged: Concept car

Chrysler Portal: Semi-autonomous concept minivan to debut at CES 2017

Chrysler Portal Concept electric vehicle

Do you believe minivans carry the same old traditional aura of being boring and not so happening? Well, Fiat/Chrysler wants to change that image with its concept minivan which is all set to make a debut at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. To top it off the vehicle is all-electric and self-driving too. The company has named it ‘Portal’ going with the futuristic theme, and its overall design and look fully suggests that. The door of the minivan opens and closes like an elevator perfect for millennials.
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Lexus UX Concept gets holographic HUD display in time for Paris Motor Show 2016

Lexus UX Concept Paris Motor Show 2016

Paris Motor Show 2016 is just around the corner, and Lexus is already giving a glimpse of what their take on future of vehicles is going to be like. They have given a sneak-peak of their UX Concept SUV’s interior which looks straight out of some sci-fi movie. This future-forward compact SUV is an interpretation of what Lexus believes to be the design trend that will set the standards. For a fully immersive experience, there are on-board technologies that make the rider feel connected in a three-dimensional space.
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Rolls Royce Vision 100 Concept: Opulent self-driving electric car of the future

Rolls Royce Vision 100 concept car_4

While other automotive manufactures are concentrating on making a self-driving car for normal users, Rolls Royce has something extravagant to offer. The BMW owned brand well-known for its opulence and a high-end cluster of customers, has now decided to foray into the future forward self-driving automotive market. The Rolls Royce Vision 100 concept car clearly gives us a glimpse of what luxury self-driving cars will be like 10-20 years down the line. Even by RR’s standards, the electric engine driven concept car overshadows its current models. This two-seater haven in luxury mobility is more than 19 feet long, and given new meaning to the expression automotive haute couture.

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“Jack”: The autonomous Audi A7 concept drives like a well-mannered motorist

Audi A7 self-driving car Jack

Self-driving cars are the next frontier in what you would call the future of safe commuting. All the major manufacturers; in particular Google, Nissan, Hyundai, Baidu, Ford, Mercedes, Tesla’s semi-autonomous software update and many more. Audi has also been in the thick of the action with its LG G Watch R smartwatch controlled self-driving Audi A7 teased at CES 2015. The German automotive manufacturer recently gave more insight on its self-driving car which is more like a civilized human-being driving on the roads. Responsible driving is its prime concern, and that is why Audi A7 piloted driving concept named “Jack” is different from the competition.
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Faraday Future begins construction of $1 billion Nevada megafactory

nevada megafactory

Faraday Future held a mega ceremonial opening event for its $1 billion manufacturing facility in Nevada. The company here revealed its abstract plans for an autonomous electric car that would support flexible chassis and may be, be manufactured on subscription basis. Blogosphere is buzzing with the news and the use of ‘Mega’ word, which is used very liberally in expression. Faraday previously faced criticism for its concept car, the FFZero1, at CES this year in January, for being too unrealistic to be materialized.
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Wooden Toyota Setsuna is an all-electric roadster made to last 10 decades

Toyota Setsuna

This is something that you won’t see everyday. A wooden electric roadster that Toyota will show-off at Milan Design Week in Salone del Mobile and they call this concept car as ‘Setsuna’. Since it is made from Japanese wood, you can expect it to last for almost 100 years that is quite a lot of time to be frank. And the car carries that expression of love and care for generations with members of a family embracing that notion. The car’s name is also reminiscent of that emotion as it means “Moment” in Japanese.
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Buick Avista Concept steals eyeballs at Detroit Auto Show 2016

2016 Buick Avista Concept

Detroit Auto Show 2016 just got underway and the hottest coupe spotted at the event so far is Buick Avista Concept. This rear wheel drive (running on GM’s RWD Alpha platform) 2+2 sports coupe is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine oozing out 400 horsepower. The RWD sports coupe is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which is most likely to be the one used in Cadillac CTS-V. The car also features GM’s Magnetic Ride Control technology and cylinder deactivation which improves fuel efficiency.
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Is McLaren MP4-X concept the future of Formula-1 racing cars?

McLaren MP4-X concept car for Formula 1_8

Formula-1 as the pinnacle of Motorsports always keeps evolving with every coming season. Speaking of technology F1 teams have a lot more to offer under the hood but due to safety and other concerns certain regulations are in place to make the sport entertaining. So what will the cars look like maybe a decade in the future? McLaren gives us a sneak peak of their vision of Gran Prix car with the ultra-futuristic McLaren MP4-X concept.
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Rotary engine powered Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept

Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept

Ever since the invention of rotary engine that generates power by rotational motion of a triangular rotor, all major automakers have experimented with production cars that run on one. However, only Mazda has hit the purple patch with this type of engine. Rx-7 being the best example of a high performance Wankel Rotary Engine and out on the racetrack its Le Mans winner. At the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Mazda is bringing the next-generation rotary engine back in its swanky RX-Vision Sports Car Concept which is slated to have a production version arriving in 2017.


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8 functional transparent cars that reveal everything

Transparent-Cars

We are used to seeing so many vehicles on the road and rarely do we come across cars that catch our eye. Traditionally made from solid and light-weight material, cars come in all colors and shapes. But what do you have to say, if I tell you that there are many cars on this planet that are transparent and fully show the interior components of the vehicle. These transparent cars have been developed with some motive in mind, but for us they are amazing treat for the eyes. Let’s have a look at these life-sized transparent cars that’ll make for a good wallpaper on your desk as they definitely look out of the league.
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