Volta Toyota Concept Car

Toyota Volta Concept Car

The Toyota Alessandro Volta is a concept car developed in the collaboration of the Japanese manufacturer Toyota and the Italian design company Italdesign Giugiaro. The concept vehicle named after Alessandro Volta, the Italian physicist who invented the battery, was officially unveiled at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show and it is a study of a hybrid-powered sports car.

Toyota Volta Concept Car

2011 Volt Chevrolet Concept Car

2011 Chevrolet Volt Concept Car

The 2011 Volt is a four-passenger Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) that uses electricity as its primary power source and petrol as its secondary power source. It can deliver up to 64 kilometres of petrol and tailpipe emission free electric driving.
The Volt offers an impressive range of benefits including energy diversification, reduced oil consumption and reduced tailpipe emissions.
Energy is stored on board the Volt in a 16-kWh, "T"-shaped lithium-ion battery pack. The battery pack powers the electric drive unit, which is capable of driving the car electrically for up to 64 km (based on EPA city cycle) without using petrol.
GM estimates that, compared to petrol powered vehicles, which have fuel consumption of 7.8L/100km, the Volt will save about 1,892 litres of petrol based on 64 kilometres of daily driving and 24,000 kilometres annually.

2011 Chevrolet Volt Concept Car

Nagare Mazda Concept Car

MAZDA NAGARE Concept Car

The Nagare's front end looks like a Mazda RX-8 from 2020, while the long hatch body behind is an organic flow of curves accentuated by stripes that follow the current of sheetmetal like a riptide. It's an interesting car to look at it and when can waste a lot of time taking in every surface detail.

The Nagare's interior also features an interesting seating arrangement, with the driver placed front and center under the roof's highest point, and three additional passengers seated behind in a "wrap-around loung". Being a pie-in-the sky concept, the Nagare isn't necessarily a running prototype, but Mazda imagines it being powered by a hydrogen-fueled rotary engine.

Pikes Peak Quattro Audi Concept Car

Audi Pikes Peak Quattro Concept Car

The Audi Pikes Peak Quattro was a Sport utility vehicle concept car created by German automobile manufacturer, Audi. The Audi Pikes Peak Quattro was first introduced at the 2003 North American International Auto Show. The Audi Pikes Peak Quattro was named after the famed hillclimbing course, Pikes Peak which they taken overall wins and broken records during the 1980s, because of its off-road capability. The Pikes Peak quattro uses a twin-turbocharged 4.2 L direct injection V8 engine. This engine develops 500 horsepower and 465 pound-feet (630 Nm of torque, and features DOHC with 5 valves per cylinder. Acceleration is 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds, while the top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph (250 km/h). The Audi Pikes Peak Quattro is well-suited for off-road use with its high ride height, Quattro All-Wheel Drive, and power rack and pinion steering.


Audi Pikes Peak Quattro Concept Car

308 RCZ Peugeot Concept Car

308 RCZ Peugeot Concept Car

As part of the CAP 2010 project and the acceleration of the Marque’s product offer, Mr Jean-Philippe Collin, Director General of Automobiles Peugeot, announced today at the Lisbon Motor Show that the 308 RCZ concept car will be going into full production. The final production model as well as its name will be unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, i.e. two years after the concept car was first presented to the public and will then go on sale in the spring of 2010.
This unique model is one of the first results to come from the CAP 2010 competitive premium strategy. Its distinctive style, the result of the creative imaginations of the designers working in the Peugeot Style Centre, will keep the appeal and excitement of the original concept car alive. Dynamic features, as well as the quality of the finish and build will all reflect the highest levels of the Marque’s expertise. By deciding to put this premium model into production, Peugeot has demonstrated its willingness to break away from the traditional look of its coupés, which has been a key part of its image building, by delivering a unique product proposition with highly original styling. The 308 RC Z concept car has provoked great enthusiasm and has aroused keen interest from the general public. Today, the dream really does become reality.

308 RCZ Peugeot Concept Car

Ondelios Renault Concept Car


Inspired by the world of aviation, Ondelios is a long-distance travel-loving aerodynamic crossover. Designed for lovers of long-haul travel who set store by comfort and refinement. Ondelios epitomizes Renault’s vision of the high-end crossover, combining a comfortable ride with respect for the environment. Clear illustrations of that vision are the vehicle’s ethereal design, its interior layout, and an original hybrid power train. It is proof that caring for occupants and the environment is entirely compatible. Ondelios is a concept car that illustrates Renault’s vision of the high-end car of the near future. Some of the car's structural parts are made from natural flex fibre for greater recyclability.

Avus Quattro Audi Concept Car

Audi Avus Quattro Concept Car

The Audi Avus Quattro was a supercar-styled concept car from the German car manufacturer, Audi. It was first introduced at the 1991 Tokyo Motor Show. The Avus Quattro had an aluminum exterior, which made it a lightweight, sleek and safer automobile. The Avus Quattro’s engine was supposed to be a 6.0 L 60-valve 12-cylinder engine producing 509 hp (380 kW), capable of accelerating the car from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in about 3 seconds and a top speed of 211 mph (340 km/h). The exact car shown at the Tokyo Motor Show, however, had a dummy made of carefully painted wood and plastic for an engine because at the time, such a powertrain was still in development; Audi-made W12 engines were not available to buyers until Audi presented its flagship A8 a few years later.

3CC Volvo Concept Car

Volvo 3CC Concept Car

The Volvo 3CC, featuring composite technology, is the brainchild of the designers, engineers and business people at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Centre think-tank in California. Their task was to create a `future-proof concept´ that would enhance sustainable mobility. A car not only fuel-efficient, versatile, comfortable, and safe, but also exciting to drive and look at.
Volvo Car Corporation's aim was not just to make the 3CC look good - they also wanted to deliver on overall sustainable mobility goals by providing excellent efficiency.
Volvo has achieved this objective through good aerodynamics on a compact footprint, lightweight body materials, and an electric powertrain.
Volvo opted to give the Volvo 3CC a high strength steel space frame, composite sandwich floor panels for safety and light weight and an outer body which is a bonded one piece carbon fibre shell. The resulting chassis rigidity together with its innovative suspension give the car great handling characteristics.

Volvo 3CC Concept Car

Extreme Gravity Volvo Concept Car

Extreme Gravity Volvo Concept Car

The Volvo 'Extreme Gravity Car' was designed and produced at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Centre in California for an annual downhill car race for charity – The Extreme Gravity Competition – which attracts strong competition from rival automotive designers.
The 5th Edition of the "Extreme Gravity Racing Series" was held on August 18th at Jack's Peak Drive (Monterey, California).
Volvo's aerodynamic and stylish design achieved a top speed of 54mph and beat entries from Audi, Bentley and Chrysler to win the Grand Prize for being the fastest car, after winning the Grand Prize for design in 2004.
The Volvo Extreme Gravity Car was designed with a focus on modern Scandinavian styling and, of course, safety, which included a five-point harness, full rollover cage and an effective braking system.
"Achieving top speed in a vehicle without an engine is a remarkable integration of design and engineering," said Lars Erik Lundin, vice president and general manager of the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Centre.
The Extreme Gravity Competition raises money for foster children, as well as providing work experience to help them to become independent members of the local community.

Nuvolari Quattro Audi Concept Car

Audi Nuvolari Quattro Concept Car

The Audi Nuvolari Quattro was a concept car created by Audi. This vehicle was first introduced at the 2003 Geneva Motor Show. It was what Audi planned to become the vision of their next Gran Turismo vehicle. The Nuvolari Quattro had a 5.0 L twin-turbocharged V10 FSI engine rated at 600 hp (441 kW). It could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in about 4.1 seconds. Torque on the Nuvolari Quattro was rated at 750 N·m (553 ft·lbf). The Nuvolari quattro used Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. The Nuvolari Quattro was named after one of the most famous and legendary race car drivers of all time, Tazio Nuvolari. Nuvolari gained 61 Grand Prix victories and died in 1953. Fifty years after his death, the Audi Nuvolari Quattro was created in his memory. Audi subsequently developed the Nuvolari Quattro into the new A5 and S5 range.


Audi Nuvolari Quattro Concept Car

Hypnos Citroen Diesel Hybrid Concept Car

Hypnos Citroen Diesel Hybrid Concept Car

During the second press day of the Paris Auto Show, Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 Citroen is unveiling Hypnos, a concept car illustrating a new take on the world of exceptional vehicles.
An elegant cross-over vehicle, Hypnos draws on a range of creative technologies to deliver outstanding performance and environmental efficiency, combined with subtle but powerful motoring sensations.
Hypnos is an impressive vehicle, combining the vitality of a coupe with the elegance of a saloon and the space of an SUV. Powerful, flowing and expressive, the exterior styling identifies Hypnos as a car to rouse the emotions with its 200 bhp (147 kW) engine. Hypnos combines dynamic performance with low fuel consumption and emissions (4.5 l/100 km and 120 g/km of CO2).
The initial appeal of the exterior styling is confirmed by the cabin, with its original colors and its ability to make technology more human and approachable. A powerful sensory experience awaits the driver and passengers, taking them into the realm of pure magic.
The innovative diesel hybrid technology will equip on Citroën Hypnos in 2011, Citroen’s commitment to the environment and shows once again that this strong ecological focus is always accompanied by driving thrills and efficiency, choosing a core partner, PSA Peugeot Citroën is paving the way to rapid market introduction of hybrid diesel vehicles in Europe.

Hypnos Citroen Diesel Hybrid Concept Car

Avantissimo Audi Concept Car

Audi Avantissimo Concept Car

The Audi Avantissimo was a concept car by the German automobile manufacturer Audi. The Audi Avantissimo debuted at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Audi planned the Avantissimo to be luxurious and distinguished, but very swift at the same time. Many of its styling cues are visible on the next-generation 2004 Audi A8. The Audi Avantissimo had a 4.2 L V8 engine equipped with twin turbochargers. This engine developed about 430 hp (321 kW) and 600 lb·ft (810 N·m) of torque. The Avantissimo had a six-speed automatic transmission and also had quattro all wheel drive.


Audi Avantissimo Concept Car

X-Bow KTM Concept Car

X-Bow KTM Concept Car

Due to be given its first public debut at the up and coming Geneva Motor Show in March, the (pronounced ‘Crossbow’) is the first foray into four wheeled vehicles for the Austrian dirt bike manufacturer KTM and it promises to thrill with a mid mounted Audi supplied 2-litre turbocharged engine capable of up to 320bhp which should, theoretically, see it power from zero to sixty mph in well under four seconds – I say ‘theoretically’ as a functional prototype is yet to be produced.

As additional thrill factor, the carbon chassis KTM X-Bow, showing its manufacture’s bike heritage, comes as an open top without any windscreen for that wind in the face feeling, though it’s recommended that helmets be worn.




X-Bow KTM Concept Car

R-Zero Audi Concept Car

R-Zero Audi Concept Car

Aside from the production of the batteries themselves, this car is respectful of the environment mainly due to its electric motorization. The system of electric motorization transmits the fabulous power and reactivity of the engine. It is in harmony with the ecological challenge and meets the needs of the present without compromising the capacity to satisfy the needs of the future generations.
The R-Zero is an exceptional supercar benefiting from an outstanding architecture. The electric motorization allows an original hierarchical organization of the streams of air in order to to control the behavior of the airflow around and inside the car. The structure of the aerodynamic flow optimizes cooling of the motor and the brakes, as well as generating steady aerodynamic support, all of which is synonymous for performance.
The "Back single frame" is not a free aesthetic subtlety nor deprived of functionality ? An airstream connecting the 2 single frames (back and front) is present inside in the car : This structural column thus traverses the total length of the machine. Technique drove the design and the technical constraints were not subject to stylistic demands that, aside from the "Back single frame", we have created a product which forms part of the lineage of explosive motor vehicles. And in the end, we have an electric motor car which does not look like an electric car.

R-Zero Audi Concept Car

The Hybrid X Toyota Concept Car

The Hybrid X Toyota Concept Car

The Hybrid X rewrites the design rule book for hybrid models with unconventional creative solutions that could become the norm for future hybrid designs. A key concept is Vibrant Clarity - a design ethos grounding all design work in a unique and emotionally vibrant identity that speaks clearly of Toyota. Offering sustainable mobility for modern families, the environmentally advanced technology is another step closer to Toyota's vision of a zero smog-forming emission future.
Designed as a multi-sensory experience, the futuristic exterior shape of the Hybrid X offers unconventional fusion of thought through a clear and visionary insight to the interior. Inside the car, the driver sets the mood using an internal interface that controls lighting, music and even smell via a perfume diffuser. Technological innovations in interactive navigation, driving information and comfort control allow complete driver control at the touch of a screen.
Fitting with the ecological technology at the core of Toyota's vision of the future, Hybrid X offers not only an environmentally advanced driving experience, but a completely innovative way of providing comfort.

The Airstream Ford Concept Car

The Airstream Ford Concept Car

Ford and Airstream join forces to present a concept crossover car that operates in pure electric mode with the Ballard hydrogen fuel cell recharging its lithium-ion batteries to enable a total range of approximately 300 miles.
The concept is powered by a plug-in hydrogen hybrid fuel cell drivetrain - called HySeries Drive - that operates under electric power at all times. This advanced fuel cell system is half the weight and cost of today’s fuel cells and can operate in the dead of winter. That's a major step forward because today's fuel cells don’t do well when the mercury dips below freezing.
The concept's bold, futuristic front-end explores a new look for Ford, encapsulating the single-surface grille and headlamps into the same graphic. Each of the concept's bold orange-trimmed window graphics is a unique shape.
The Ford Airstream Concept features a floating instrument panel with flush-mounted, touch-sensitive controls and a multi-function single gauge display provides the driver all primary information. A Sharp dual-view screen centrally mounted on the instrument panel provides a camera view and secondary driver-oriented information, while allowing the front-seat passenger to view DVDs and post mobile blogs. The driver and front-seat passenger will navigate in style in modern, pod-shaped swiveling captain’s chairs that also rotate so they can easily socialize.
Tucked inside the cocoon-like lounge in the rear of the Ford Airstream Concept is the ultimate entertainment source – a 360-degree viewing screen. The focal point of the passenger area, this innovative screen can be viewed from every seating position in the car – even the front seats, when they swivel around toward the conversation pit.

The Airstream Ford Concept Car Video

The MYBUS Concept Car

The MYBUS concept car

The MYBUS concept car created by Portuguese designer Nuno Teixeira. The MYBUS concept car had been displayed at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show and won the “Outstanding Design Award” in the 2007 Michelin Challenge Design.
The MYBUS concept car featuring: electronic stability systems, smart cruise control, brake-by-wire, rear detection systems, smart wing mirrors, and Michelin “Twell” tires. The MYBUS concept car is a proposal for a passenger vehicle with an emphasis on safety, for both passengers, pedestrians and other road users.
To reduce the impact on the environment, and the danger of an explosion in case of an accident, the MYBUS concept car using an electrical power source for the energy.
Power for the MYBUS concept car is provided by batteries placed above the rear wheels, away from the most obvious impact zones. Each wheel has its own independent motor in order to improve safety, so that the onboard computer can determine the ideal power to supply them. The system reacts according to the road conditions and the type of driving, it also helps anticipate and react to an imminent accident situation.

2009 Chevrolet Camaro Concept Car

2009 Chevrolet Camaro Concept Car

The car is 186.2 inches long and rides on a 110.5-inch wheelbase. The wheels are 21s at the front and 22s at the rear, shod with monster 275/30 front and 305/30 rear tires, which should be able to corral the 400 horses from the LS2 6.0-liter V-8 engine powering through a six-speed manual transmission. The show car has a cobbled together chassis with an all-independent suspension, but if it makes it into production, it will use the so-called Zeta Lite architecture that will be shared with Holden in Australia. The real car would have smaller wheels, but the overall diameter of the tires wouldn't be much changed.

2009 Chevrolet Camaro Concept Car Video