This year, for the 2009 New York Auto Show, Acura brought its new 4-door coupe prototype. The 2010 Acura ZDX is based on the TL while also bringing in the functionality of its SUV siblings, the MDX and the RDX. Under the hood, the ZDX boasts a 3.7L V6 engine producing 300 horsepower mated to a 6-speed sequential automatic transmission, giving performance like that of a sport… Continue reading
The Concept Kizashi 3, which suggests both Suzuki’s future design direction and stated intent to offer a larger, more upscale sport sedan, was joined at the 2008 New York International Auto Show by the North American debuts of the Concept Kizashi and Concept Kizashi 2.
Scion’s Hako Coupe was developed by Tokyo Design Division, which studied global, youth-inspired trends. Japanese and American youth cultures often influence each other and are interpreted with a unique twist. The Hako Coupe Concept was inspired by the iconic xB and the emergence of American vintage… Continue reading
Saab went green at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The Saab 9-X BioHybrid concept is a vivid vision of what a future compact car from Saab could look like. It is designed to reflect the priorities of youthful customers who seek progressive looks, responsible performance and high-tech communications, all in a sporty, fun-to-drive package.
Exploring design themes from Saab’s award-winning Aero X and… Continue reading
BMW showed its face for the future of luxury vehicle design and performance with the North American debut of its Concept CS at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The Concept CS is BMW’s vision of a unique four-door car that combines the exclusivity of a genuine luxury Gran Turismo with the thrill of a high-performance sports car — offering a driving experience unlike any other… Continue reading
The lithium-ion battery-powered Denki Cube Concept electric vehicle was created to draw attention to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.’s (NML) global environmental efforts. It also serves as a preview of Nissan’s future small car strategy for the North American market, which includes plans to sell… Continue reading
The future look of Ford’s lineup was shown at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI with the Ford Verve Concept. The Verve is a concept vehicle that is designed to be the vision for the new small cars that Ford will soon introduce in North America, expected to debut around 2010.
Watch our video of the Ford Verve Concept debut
The HUMMER HX Concept debuted at the recent 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. The HX is HUMMER’s response to the recent trend of car manufacturers attempting to create the same type of vehicles we love with a more environmentally-friendly twist. The HX Concept is powered by a flex-fuel V6 mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and is smaller, lighter, and more efficient than… Continue reading
The Cadillac Provoq fuel cell concept is the latest example of GM’s groundbreaking E-Flex propulsion system, combining the new fifth-generation fuel cell system and lithium-ion battery to produce an electrically driven vehicle that uses no petroleum and has no emission other than water.
Watch the video of the Provoq Concept unveiling in Detroit, MI at the 2008 North American International Auto Show and let us know if you… Continue reading
The Saturn Flextreme Plug-in Concept debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI, featuring General Motors’ breakthrough E-Flex electric propulsion technology that provides up to 34 miles of all-electric, emissions-free range. The onboard engine creates additional electricity to extend the vehicle’s driving range to a total of 444 miles (715 km).
Watch our video of the Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept from the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI and let us know if you want this concept to become a reality.
Watch the video of the Ford Explorer America Concept from the recent 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. The Explorer America Concept delivers a 20-30% fuel-economy improvement, depending on engine selection while still providing room for six and their gear, along with moderate towing and off-road capabilities.
The Ford Explorer America… Continue reading