Infiniti debuts new JX crossover concept

Infiniti has debuted a new concept aimed squarely at families at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The seven-passenger Infiniti JX crossover is a three-row model set to go on sale in the US in spring 2012, becoming another contender in the country’s fastest-growing luxury vehicle segment. Infiniti describes the model’s new shape as that of … Continued

Jaguar releases first sketch of C-X16 concept

Jaguar has released the first image of a new concept car due to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. The C-X16 is described as a “production concept” and is likely to hint strongly at the future style of Jaguar vehicles when it is formally unveiled on September 13 at the huge motor … Continued

Audi confirms new electric vehicle concept

Luxury German auto brand Audi has released the first images of a new electric concept car. The “Urban Concept”  is expected to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September as part of a wider study on city mobility. A lightweight model, the cockpit has been made of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer, which Audi says … Continued

BMW reveals i3 and i8 concept vehicles

BMW has given out the first details and images of its i3 and i8 models before the concepts are shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show One of the most notable features of the new design is a bodywork largely made of carbon fibre, described by BMW as a “revolution in automotive design.” The new material, … Continued

BMW 328 Hommage

BMW revealed the 328 Hommage concept just before its show debut at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este near Lake Como, Italy last weekend. Based on the Vision Connected Drive Concept revealed in Geneva, the 328 Hommage is a modern interpretation of the classic sports car from the 1930s. Bathed in that distinctive diagonal carbon fiber … Continued

Renault makes India comeback with luxury sedan

French carmaker Renault marked its return to fast-growing India on Monday with the launch of a luxury sedan designed especially for the Asian market. Renault India managing director Marc Nassif said the launch of the Fluence marked “the real first phase” of the carmaker’s entry into India. Its earlier foray in the nation was the … Continued

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento coming in October

Lamborghini will launch a production version of Sesto Elemento concept in October. The vehicle will start arriving at dealerships in the third quarter of 2011. Auto Motor and Sport magazine says production will be limited to 10 or 20 units and pricing will surpass €1.9 ($2.8) million. The Sesto Elemento featured a 5.2-liter V10 engine … Continued

Volvo launches ‘Concept Universe’

Swedish automaker Volvo has unveiled a new concept for the Chinese market at Auto Shanghai, which opens this week. The luxury sedan concept suggests Volvo intends to take a definite upscale direction with its next model and is geared towards China’s growing cadre of luxury-lovers. Dubbed the Concept Universe, the vehicle is designed to capture … Continued

Mercedes-Benz reveals new A-Class concept

Mercedes-Benz looks set to go head-to-head with Audi in the young, urban market, revealing a dramatic redesign concept of its A-Class series. The new Concept A-Class will go on display at the Shanghai and New York auto shows and is a significant departure from the current, rather boxy A-Class model. Images released by the automakershow … Continued

BMW Concept M5 set for Shanghai debut

BMW is to show off a concept version of an M5 sedan at next month’s Auto Shanghai show, it confirmed April 4. The latest designs for the four-door performance sedan will be showcased at the Chinese show and are expected to hint strongly at a production model slated for later this year, to be the … Continued

New Toyota sports car concept at Geneva

Toyota took another step towards a new sports model March 1 with the unveiling of the FT-86 II concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The biggest hint yet of the styling expected from a new production sports model, the FT-86 II was described as a model that paid homage to Toyota’s previous sports cars of … Continued

Infiniti Etherea concept revealed

Infiniti has released the first pictures of the Etherea, the concept which it will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Believed to hint at a future model aimed at younger buyers from the Nissan-owned luxury brand, Nissan says that the Etherea brings together elements of coupé, sedan hatchback and even crossover in one … Continued

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento concept up for sale

The Sesto Elemento concept was envisioned as a design study, previewing the styling we might expect to see on the next generation of Lamborghini supercars. But shortly after it was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, reports began to emerge suggesting that the Italian automaker could put it into production, however limited. You could wait … Continued

MINI reveals Paceman concept

Images of MINI’s Paceman concept, due to be unveiled at the Detroit motor show in January, have emerged for the first time. The Paceman is the first Sports Activity Coupé in the premium small segment of the market. The Paceman has been designed to combine the classic MINI concept with the defining features of the … Continued

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that its Concept Shooting Break, unveiled at the Auto China Show earlier this year, will go into production. The luxury manufacturer said November 8 that the CLS Shooting Brake, a sporty four-door model with distinctive sloping tail, will be available in 2012. It will be the latest in the CLS series, which … Continued

Jaguar C-X75 Concept

British luxury marque Jaguar has unveiled a jet-powered electric supercar to celebrate its 75th anniversary on the first press day of the Paris Motor Show. The C-X75 hints at “an exciting evolution of Jaguar’s design” but also plays host to some impressive technology. The extended range hybrid uses jet engines and can manage a range … Continued

The open-air Citroen Lacoste concept

French carmaker Citroen and French clothing brand Lacoste have collaborated on a brand new concept car to be revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The buggy-looking concept certainly has a lot of reference to the image of Lacoste, one that promotes a colorful, vibrant, and sporty lifestyle. It features golf ball-style alloy wheels plus … Continued

Ferrari 612 GTO Concept

Sasha Selipanov from Berlin, Germany, aka the Angry Car Designer, has unveiled some renderings of what could be the Ferrari 612 GTO Concept. The car boasts an aggressive appearance that borrows styling elements from the 458 Italia, 250 GTO, Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, and Aston Martin One-77.

BMW, Ford and VW show concepts for China

BMW, Ford and Volkswagen have joined General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and other leading Western brands in unveiling concept vehicles for the Chinese market at the Auto China 2010 motor show in Beijing. Following in the footsteps of German competitor Mercedes-Benz, BMW showed its own four-door coupe, the BMW Concept Gran Coupé. The concept, intended to combine … Continued

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Break Concept

Mercedes-Benz and Citroen have released pictures of new concept cars, days ahead of the models’ debut at Auto China. The Concept Shooting Break is a continuation of Mercedes-Benz’s exploration of the possibilities of the coupe and gives some indication of the direction the firm is likely to take in future design. The concept follows Mercedes’ … Continued