Latest Concept Cars Being Unveiled In The Near Future

Kia GT

Kia is unveiling their new GT concept car at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and what an unveiling it will be. This new concept from the Korean automotive giant is a vast departure from their front wheel drive models of the past. The new GT is a rear wheel four-door dream machine which promises to impress and entertain all who drive it.

The GT concept comes equipped with a direct injected turbocharged, 3.3-liter V6 engine and an eight speed transmission. Along with speed comes a throwback to the days of old, with suicide rear doors and a pillarless body style, accessing the vehicle is quite easy. Time will only tell if the GT will make it onto the assembly line for mass production.

BMW i-Series

Throwing their hats directly into the green ring is BMW with their new i-Series concept cars. The i3 concept is a compact model that is set to have an electric drivetrain. The battery is designed to provide 80 to 100 miles on a single charge. For longer trips, a secondary 600cc motorcycle engine is available which is designed to charge the battery during extended drives.

The i8 is a hybrid electric/fuel concept car which is being released to fulfill the needs of individuals looking for a hybrid sports car. Since the front and rear ends are not connected, power to the front wheels is provided through a single speed gear and is said to have a range of 20 miles on a charge. The rear end is powered by a 3.0L DOHC BMW engine and puts out an impressive 220hp, giving it plenty of power to accompany its sleek looks.

Ford EVOS

Ford Motor Company survived the recession by doing things their own way and the result is the new Ford EVOS. The EVOS is a new hybrid concept model which is the company’s first take on creating a globally selling automobile. The design for the new EVOS is being marketed as a universal style that is going to be available in countries across the world.

The EVOS is a four door/four seat fastback which has the latest lithium-ion plug in hybrid technology. The body style and interior features are both cutting edge, making the EVOS not only pretty to look at but practical also.

The world of concept cars is an exciting place to watch and learn about the future models being conceived for the automobile industry.

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