Concept Cars

At Suzuki, Time Out For Flix
At Suzuki, Time Out For Flix

TheDetroit auto show puts the media to the test – not in how much coverage they can generate, but in how long their feet will hold out against Cobo Hall’s concrete floors. Suzuki’s solution to low back pain came in the form of the Flix concept wagon, a version of the XL7 crossover turned into...Read More»

2007 Acura Advanced Coupe Concept
2007 Acura Advanced Coupe Concept

On Acura’s stand, Honda Motor Co. president and CEO Takeo Fukui introduced the Advanced Coupe Concept, a new sports car design that previews a potential successor to the now-discontinued NSX. One of the brand’s priorities in a concept, especially a sports-car concept, according to...Read More»

2007 Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive, Detroit Auto Show
2007 Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive Concept

MORE PHOTOS: Mercedes revealed one of the worst-kept secrets of the 2007 Detroit auto show as it showed off its Concept Ocean Drive. The concept is a convertible version of the S-Class sedan. The Detroit concept is what Mercedes calls a “one-off creation” that revives its tradition of large...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Concept
2007 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Concept

LOTS MORE PHOTOS! How do you top the biggest hit of last year’s North American International Auto Show? How about by cutting the top off of the Chevrolet Camaro concept car? A ragtop prototype of the hit pony car will be making its official debut at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, and company...Read More»

2007 Jaguar C-XF Concept
2007 Jaguar C-XF Concept

More Photos: The Jaguar C-XF Concept will leap into the Detroit auto show - and has patently broken cover a little early. The C-XF is the precursor to the new XF sedan, which replaces the S-Type sometime in 2008. A production version is expected to bow at a future auto show, while the concept bows...Read More»

2007 Jeep Trailhawk concept
2007 Jeep Trailhawk Concept

Slideshow: Jeep has released these photos of the upcoming Trailhawk concept. The new concept SUV will be shown for the first time at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. Jeep says the Trailhawk concept is a cross between the Wrangler and the more upscale Grand...Read More»

2007 HUMMER H3 Open Top
2007 HUMMER H3 Open Top

HUMMER is giving the H3 a little more safari chic at the 2007 Detroit auto show with the Open Top. By fitting the H3 with ASC’s sliding-fabric, InfiniVu roof system, the H3 has a ‘nostalgic’ feel, according to GM, apparently reminiscent of cloth-top convertible utes of the past, but with good...Read More»

2007 Chrysler Nassau concept
2007 Chrysler Nassau Concept

Slideshow: Chrysler has released these photos of the upcomingNassau concept. The new concept car will be shown for the first time at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January . Chrysler says the Nassau four-door concept is a four-door luxury “coupe” with an...Read More»

2007 Toyota FT-HS concept
2007 Toyota FT-HS Concept

One normally doesn’t speak of sports cars and environmentally-friendly automobiles in the same breath. ButToyota is betting there’s a green side to performance, as it plans to demonstrate at the upcoming Detroit auto show with the debut of the FT-HS Hybrid Sports Concept. Aggressively angular...Read More»

2007 Lincoln MKR Concept
2007 Lincoln MKR Concept

SLIDESHOW: The Lincoln MKR Concept is poised for a Detroit introduction -- and now, here's what you'll be looking at in January -- and seeing in a showroom sometime in 2008. While the official release from Ford had been held under embargo, some publications were granted exclusives on the release...Read More»

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2007 Ford Interceptor Concept

Ford says a new rear-drive, four-door concept sedan will make its world debut at the 2007 Detroit auto show in January. The concept, dubbed Interceptor, is based on the Mustang’s architecture. But Ford officials were forced to confirm the Interceptor’s Detroit debut after several automotive...Read More»

2007 Volvo XC60 Concept
2007 Volvo XC60 Concept

SLIDESHOW: Volvo says the new XC60 concept car coming to the 2007 Detroit auto show in January will presage a new crossover due to join its lineup in 2009. The Swedish subsidiary of Ford offers that the XC60 is a companion piece to the C30 hatchback shown at various auto shows since last year, and...Read More»

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2007 Nissan Bevel Concept

Nissan says the concept it will show at the 2007 Detroit auto show in January will be dubbed the Bevel. The Bevel, Nissan says, will be a dynamic, multi-purpose vehicle with a small size, big utility and fresh thinking – including a function-inspired design, a ‘command central’ cockpit and...Read More»

2007 Kia Kue concept
2007 Kia Kue Concept

Kia says its Kue concept vehicle will bow at the 2007 Detroit auto show in January. The Kue, Kia says, emphasizes performance in a crossover package, and “is designed first and foremost as a driver’s vehicle…[that] focuses more on giving the driver an exhilarating driving experience on the...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord Coupe concept
2007 Honda Accord Coupe Concept

Honda says it will show an Accord Coupe Concept at the 2007Detroit auto show. The concept is expected to influence the future shape of its new Accord lineup, which is due in the 2008 model year. Honda says the Accord is its best-selling model in North America. New in 2003, the Accord is expected to...Read More»

2006 Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Concept
2006 Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Concept

Slideshow: Ford has spun a lot of magic – and a lot of mileage – out of the Mustang that bowed in 2005. Just this year the Shelby GT500 scorched auto-show crowds with 500 horsepower and the touch of the snake charmer himself. Now, Ford’s reaching into the Mustang history bag again for a...Read More»

2006 Hyundai HCD10 Hellion concept
2006 Hyundai HCD10 Hellion Concept

Mother always called us the same name. But somehow the Hellion tag sounds better on Hyundai’s latest HCD concept car, which sees its debut at the 2006Los Angeles auto show. The Hellion, Hyundai says, is a compact three-door sport crossover “designed with attitude and independence creating its...Read More»

2006 Acura Advance Sedan Concept
2006 Acura Advanced Sedan Concept

Slideshow: Acura says the new Advanced Sedan Concept it showed at the 2006Los Angeles auto show could predict how its future luxury flagship models look and perform. Penned by its California design team, the Advanced Sedan Concept is Acura's "purest expression of advanced design, performance, and...Read More»

2006 Honda Step Bus Concept
2006 Honda Step Bus Concept

Honda hopes to lure in hip, young buyers with its boxy Step Bus concept vehicle, debuting at the 2006Los Angeles auto show this week. Think of the show car as the ultimate party tool “for the MP3 generation,” declared John Mendel, the automaker’s top U.S. executive, adding that the Step Bus...Read More»

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