Lotus Elan Axed from Future Product Lineup

Lotus Elan Axed from Future Product Lineup
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The Lotus Elan has been put on hold indefinitely, reportedly due to the rather obvious fact that the concept was too close to the brand’s current Evora model. Previously, rumors had indicated Lotus was taking a close look at both the Esprit and Elite models, which share many of the same components and have similar… Continue Reading...

Audi Quattro Concept Entered In Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

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Audi Quattro Concept Entered In Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
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Audi has entered the Audi Quattro concept in the Concept Cars and Prototypes category at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The event is being held at Lake Como from May 20-22,2011 and the concepts will be showcased beside historic vehicles from around the globe. The Quattro Concept features a 408-hp five cylinder turbocharged engine, a… Continue Reading...

Geely McCar Comes with its Own Electric Scooter in the Trunk

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Geely McCar Comes with its Own Electric Scooter in the Trunk
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Here’s a concept that carries some junk in its trunk. OK, so it’s not junk – it’s actually a three-wheeled scooter, and the McCar packs it away in its trunk to give you even more motoring mobility. Unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show, Geely (the Chinese manufacturer and owner of Volvo) introduced this unique concept… Continue Reading...

Rare Lamborghini Athon Concept Car To Go On Auction Block

Rare Lamborghini Athon Concept Car To Go On Auction Block
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If you like Italian exotics and rare concept cars, we’re guessing you’ll like this. It is a 1980 concept car, built by the styling studio Bertone for Lamborghini. It’s called the Athon and it will soon be going on the auction block at the Villa d’Este concourse event. Handled by RM Auctions house, this one… Continue Reading...

Lincoln Compact Concept May Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show

Lincoln Compact Concept May Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show
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Lincoln may show an updated version of its Concept C small car at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, as automakers of all stripes begin rolling out their new smaller, fuel efficient cars that feature much of the same equipment as more upscale models. The first Concept C, which debuted in 2009, was attractive but… Continue Reading...

Volvo Concept Universe Previews Next-Gen S80, Brand’s Future Design Direction

Volvo Concept Universe Previews Next-Gen S80, Brand’s Future Design Direction
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Volvo is not a company that is typically associated with bold designs, but in recent years, they have been showing a wilder, more creative side. Continuing with their creative trend, Chinese owned Volvo has just unveiled a new concept car at the Shanghai Auto Show, called the Concept Universe. This new take on a boxy… Continue Reading...

Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept Teased Ahead Of New York Auto Show Reveal

Lexus LF-Gh Hybrid Concept Teased Ahead Of New York Auto Show Reveal
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Lexus will debut their LF-Gh Hybrid concept at the New York Auto Show, a car that will preview the next generation Lexus GS. The teaser photos don’t show much, but the car does look like a pretty radical departure from the previous designs, which were understated to say the least. The concept is supposed to… Continue Reading...

Hyundai’s Blue2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Concept

Hyundai’s Blue2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Concept
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Hyundai began showing a new hydrogen fuel-cell concept car today at the Seoul Motor Show. Called the Blue2, its name is a merging of Blue Drive, Hyundai’s environmentally conscious sub brand, and H2, which is the symbol for hydrogen. Also code named the HDN-6, it is a luxury car featuring around 121 horsepower, and delivering… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Giugiaro Tex Concept Is The Lovechild Of VW And Italdesign

Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Giugiaro Tex Concept Is The Lovechild Of VW And Italdesign
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After famed styling house Italdesign was swallowed up by Volkswagen back in May 2010, we knew it was only a matter of time before the two came out with some kind of physical manifestation of their union. A little over 9 months later and their new bundle of joy, the Volkswagen Giugiaro Tex concept has… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Bulli Is A 21st Century Microbus

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Geneva 2011: Volkswagen Bulli Is A 21st Century Microbus
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In Germany, the Volkswagen Microbus was affectionately known as the “Bulli”, proving that terms of endearment and the German language aren’t always compatible. While Volkswagen had a false start with their Microbus concept in 2001, the same idea is back 10 years later, and it manages to be even more contemporary while still providing Baby… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Mazda Minagi Revealed

Geneva 2011: Mazda Minagi Revealed
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Mazda took the wraps off its Minagi concept crossover at the Geneva Auto Show today, showing the world what the upcoming CX-5 soft-roader will probably look like when it comes to market in the next couple years. Powered by an unspecified SKYACTIV powerplant and featuring styling cues taken from the gorgeous Shinari concept car, the… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Alfa Romeo 4C Gives Hope To The Budget Italian Car Fan

Geneva 2011: Alfa Romeo 4C Gives Hope To The Budget Italian Car Fan
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If you were one of the legions who lusted after an Alfa Romeo 8C but couldn’t afford the six-figure price tag – or get a spot on the waiting list – will have another shot at Milanese glory as Alfa debuted their 4C GTA concept. Rather than a big Maserati V8, the 4C is powered… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: BMW VisionConnected Drive Revealed

Geneva 2011: BMW VisionConnected Drive Revealed
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Before the official opening, we managed to get some live shots of the BMW VisionConnected Drive. Although BMW hasn’t announced any details beyond a cryptically worded statement, reading “The design and technology of this spectacular roadster are aimed at making the vehicle an integral part of a networked world,” the car looks absolutely awesome in… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Mazda Minagi Concept Teased [Video]

Geneva 2011: Mazda Minagi Concept Teased [Video]
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Mazda‘s Minagi concept, a vehicle that will doubtlessly be seen on the roads as the Mazda CX-5, got its first reveal today, even if only half the vehicle was visible. Check back tomorrow for more detailed pictures as the car gets official reveal at the Geneva Auto Show. GALLERY: Mazda Minagi Concept See video of… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2011: Nissan ESFLOW Concept Live Pictures Revealed

Geneva 2011: Nissan ESFLOW Concept Live Pictures Revealed
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Nissan‘s striking ESFLOW concept, which has been teased in renderings online, finally appeared in the flesh ahead of the official opening of the Geneva Auto Show on Monday. With a range of 150 miles and an estimated 0-60 time of 5 seconds, the ESFLOW is the kind of electric car we can support. Considering that… Continue Reading...

Infiniti Etherea Concept Surfaces Ahead Of Geneva Auto Show

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Infiniti Etherea Concept Surfaces Ahead Of Geneva Auto Show
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Despite our initial reservations, we grew to adore the Nissan Juke, even though it’s styling could politely be described as “interesting”. Whether the Infiniti Etherea concept will do the same is a question only time can answer, but so far we’re not quite as enthusiastic about the concept car’s looks than Infiniti might like us… Continue Reading...

Nissan ESFLOW Concept To Bow At Geneva Auto Show

Nissan ESFLOW Concept To Bow At Geneva Auto Show
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Nissan will show their ESFLOW electric car concept at the Geneva Auto Show, a vehicle that has more in common with the Tesla Roadster than Nissan’s compact Leaf EV. While the Leaf is based on a traditional car chassis, the ESFLOW is a clean-sheet design, that uses two motors in the rear wheels to allow… Continue Reading...

Ferrari Enzo Successor Rendering Apparently Inspired by a Storm Trooper

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Ferrari Enzo Successor Rendering Apparently Inspired by a Storm Trooper
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Following up on a supercar such as Ferrari’s Enzo is no easy task. The car is legend and its design is unmistakable. With a successor to the Enzo inevitable, many have envisioned what Ferrari may have in store as a follow up – including Hungarian artist Peter Simon. For our part, we hope he’s wrong…. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Group To Display 7 Concepts At Geneva Auto Show

Volkswagen Group To Display 7 Concepts At Geneva Auto Show
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Although Volkswagen and their respective brands occupied a massive section of the Paris Auto Show’s main hall, they were a little light on new product. This won’t be the case at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show in early March, as the Volkswagen Group will debut 7 concept cars at Europe’s main auto show. Details are… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2011: Honda Civic Concept Previews Production Car

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Detroit 2011: Honda Civic Concept Previews Production Car
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Honda has a history of releasing “concepts” of their newest products that are barely disguised versions of what they’ll be selling to the public, and the Honda Civic Concept is no different. Both sedan and coupe concepts resemble the current car quite strongly, but the styling is more aggressive, with swoopy lines and big 19″… Continue Reading...

New Stratos Debuts In Alitalia Livery

New Stratos Debuts In Alitalia Livery
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We at Autoguide have a theory that the best race car liveries are all for products that aren’t so great; cigarettes, vermouth, oil companies and cramped airlines with good food – such as the New Stratos, decked out in Alitalia livery. The original Stratos, known for its rally prowess, proudly wore the Alitalia livery during… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Microbus Rumors Surface Yet Again

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Volkswagen Microbus Rumors Surface Yet Again
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Even though it’s spawned various stillborn re-incarnations, the VW Microbus may be returning thanks to executives within Volkswagen pushing for a concept that evokes the iconic utility vehicle. Klaus Bischoff, head of design for Volkswagen, stated that the 2001 Microbus concept did not make it to production due to cost factors, but noted there was… Continue Reading...

SEAT IBE Concept Car Could Be A Production Coupe [Paris 2010]

SEAT IBE Concept Car Could Be A Production Coupe [Paris 2010]
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SEAT, Volkswagen‘s sporty, Spanish division, is known for taking old VW products, refreshing them, and selling them at firesale prices. SEAT’s newest concept, the IBE, shows what a SEAT coupe could look like. Perhaps the brand will get a version of VW’s Scirroco? 0-60 mph takes 9.7 seconds, which seems slow, until you consider that… Continue Reading...

Audi Quattro Concept Commemorates 30 Years Of Quattro [Paris 2010]

Audi Quattro Concept Commemorates 30 Years Of Quattro [Paris 2010]
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Audi‘s Quattro Concept was revealed ahead of the Paris Auto Show today, ending speculation that this car was actually the long rumored R4 baby sports car. Harkening back to the light-weight Ur-Quattro of the 1980’s, the Quattro concept weighs in at around 3,000 lbs and features a 5-cylinder turbo motor, pumping out 408 horsepower and… Continue Reading...