Tag Archives: Concept Cars

Jaguar Future-Type is a familiar vision of a self-driving city car

More and more people are predicted to move to large cities in the future. Limited parking spots coupled with congestion will make owning and driving your own car a hassle. The automakers realize this and seem to have reached a consensus on the solution: self-driving city cars that run around town offering rides. Jaguar is the latest automaker to reveal its...

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BMW X7 concept leaked

BMW is working on a full-size SUV to be called the X7. Prototypes have been out testing for months. The automaker will preview the vehicle with a thinly veiled concept version during next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show and we have the first photos courtesy of a leak on Bimmerpost. As has become commonplace with the latest BMWs, the design is hardly a...

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Concept hints at new Mini John Cooper Works GP

Mini is hinting at a new generation of its John Cooper Works GP with a concept set to debut next week at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. For those unfamiliar with the GP badge, it denotes a vehicle one step above the John Cooper Works grade. Mini tends to use it towards the end of the product cycle, and so far we've only seen it used on the Hardtop body...

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De Tomaso’s final car is heading to auction

De Tomaso has an incredible history that was cut short much too soon. Although plans to revive the Italian sports car marque have been carried out a couple times, nothing has helped return the brand to its former glory. For those looking for one final piece of true De Tomaso history, RM Sotheby's...

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Smart is the latest automaker to unveil a self-driving pod car

Daimler's Smart brand will use next month's 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview is in the form of the Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept, a fully self-driving electric pod car ideal for shared urban mobility. Some readers will...

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Cummins beats Tesla to electric semi truck

As Tesla fans and the industry at large await the reveal of the electric car brand's promised semi-trailer truck in September, Cummins, most widely known for its diesel engines, has quietly unveiled an electric truck of its own. Cummins' truck is strictly a concept, but the company is...

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New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group's Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But...

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