Concept Cars

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 Honda REMIX Concept, Los Angeles Auto Show
2006 Honda REMIX Concept

Slideshow: One of three Honda concept vehicles on display at the 2006 L.A. Auto Show , the REMIX is a study in contrasts, that “balances sports car virtues with real-world practicality,” suggested desiger Ben Davidson. A jet fighter-like canopy sweeps into smooth and fluid surfaces that, in...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»

2008 Honda FCX
Honda FCX Concept

SLIDESHOW: Fuel cells will power the cars of the future. We who follow the auto industry hear this quite often, and the vehicles admittedly sometimes seem like a distant pipe dream. But if Honda’s futuristic FCX Concept is any indication, the cars are a lot closer to reality than many might...Read More»

2006 Mazda Nagare
2006 Mazda Nagare Concept

Slideshow: Mazda’s concept for the upcoming Los Angeles auto show will wear the name Nagare – pronounced na-ga-reh, according to the first release. The concept is a precursor of future Mazda designs under the head of new global design director Laurens van den Acker. He says the car embodies the...Read More»

2006 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SE Front Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Ford Fusion MRT T5

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Several tricked-out Ford Fusions will be on display next week at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show inLas Vegas, where 2,000 specialty-equipment and new-vehicle...Read More»

2010 Ford Taurus
RELEASE: 2006 Ford Galpin Motors Tiki Truck

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. For Beau Boeckmann, October is a scary month — and it’s not because of Halloween. It’s because Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), his family-owned automotive customizing business, is busy cranking out...Read More»

2010 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SE Angular Rear Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Nitro 5.7L HEMI Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. · Builders: DaimlerChrysler Dealer Technical Operations and Vehicle Build Shops · 5.7L HEMI Crate Engine by Mopar · 360 horsepower @ 5,400 rpm and 360 lbs.-ft. of torque @ 4,200 rpm This Dodge...Read More»

2009 Dodge Nitro 2WD 4-door SLT Wheel Cap
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Builders: DaimlerChrysler Vehicle Build Shops · 3.7L, 12-valve, SOHC V-6 · 210 horsepower and 235 lbs.-ft. of torque With hot rod flavor, this retro 2-door Dodge Nitro Panel Wagon also has modern...Read More»

Munich University's Mute concept
Jay Leno Pens GM EcoJet Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. MORE PHOTOS: Jay Leno can find the humor in almost everything, including zealous animal rights activists and even the fuel-sipping Toyota Prius, but when it comes to the environment, he’s not...Read More»

Petty Challenger
RELEASE: 2006 Dodge Challenger Super Stock Concept

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of an engine that revolutionized not only drag racing, but the entire automotive industry as well: The legendary 392 HEMI®. Mention the word "HEMI" to an...Read More»

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