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 |  May 13 2013, 9:00 AM

Infiniti-Emerg-E-09Nissan’s luxury arm is going ahead with plans to build a hybrid sports car, using ideas from the Emerg-E and Essence concepts.

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 11:35 AM

Forgotten Concepts


Every new auto show brings another exciting round of wild concept cars. But do these ideas ever make it to reality?

Some do, but many don’t – or they’re so “evolved” that you wouldn’t recognize them. As a result, it’s often tough to get excited about these often far-flung concepts.

Originally slated to hit dealerships, historically, many get dropped from the lineup before they ever see the production line. Here are some of the very best concepts, that are now just collecting dust.

 |  May 01 2012, 11:02 AM

10. Cadillac ELR


Sports cars have often set the bar in new automotive technology and trends. Things like dual-clutch transmissions and forced induction engines were practically engineered for the sole purpose of taking a sports car to the absolute edge of excitement and danger.

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 |  Feb 02 2012, 8:48 AM

Infiniti has announced that its upcoming plug-in hybrid sports car concept will be called the Emerge-E.

Using a gasoline range-extended to add power and range to an electric powertrain, this will be the first such system used in an Infiniti product. The “advanced sports car concept” will also be the first Infiniti to use a mid-engine powertrain configuration.

Few details are yet known about the brand’s new flagship performance vehicle but Infiniti is promising a zero emissions mode as well as “vivid performance.”

Watch the latest video teaser for the Emerge-E below:

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