The Car Geek: NYIAS Share Of Concept Cars

The Car Geek

Sunday, March 25, 2007

NYIAS Share Of Concept Cars

Why do we love concept cars?

For a fact, these concept cars may seem strange but they do give us a glimpse of the possible future of the auto industry. They also do serve as venues for the current batch of auto makers to show off what they can possibly do given the right amount of time, technology, science, and knowledge.

And for this year’s set of concept cars that took the spotlight at the New York International Auto Show, it seems like these concept cars still do not fail to enthrall people and attendees of the glamour and the excitement that they continuously bring year after year after year.

Take a look at the share of concept cars set out on display at the mentioned auto show which happens starting April 6th up until the 15th.

Chevrolet Camaro

  • A convertible
  • Comes in a tri-coat paint named the Hugger Orange
  • Has a classic hood and short decks
  • Has wide wheels
  • Comes with a V8 engine with just the right amount of torque to make it zoom
  • Powertrain parts are coupled with a manual transmission
  • Chevrolet Volt

  • An electric vehicle
  • Makes use of an electric drive system that is rechargeable so that the driver can still up to miles in just one charging
  • Can run on E85, biodiesel, electricity and even the conventional gasoline
  • Comes using the GM E-Flex Propulsion system
  • Can seat four to five people
  • Chrysler Nassau

  • Comes with four doors and four seats
  • Built as a luxury coupe
  • Has rear side and front side glass that can be retracted to the highest extent
  • Has a personal control interface found on the instrument panel
  • The entertainment system seems to be based on a home theater
  • Dodge Demon

  • Can spurt out 172 horsepower from its 2.4 liter engine
  • Named as the “roadster with an attitude”
  • Combines the classic sports car features with modern style and capabilities
  • Ford Airstream

  • Comes as a plug in hydrogen hybrid with a drivetrain that could run using fuel cells
  • Uses electricity to zoom forward
  • Ford Interceptor

  • Uses a Cammer engine with a capacity to take in 5.0 liters
  • Uses E85 fuel
  • Other vehicles in the auto show include:

  • Honda Accord Coupe
  • Jeep Trailhawk
  • Kia Rondo SX
  • Lexus LF Sports Car Concept
  • Lincoln MKR
  • Mazda Hakaze
  • Mazda Nagare
  • Saab BioPower 100
  • Suzuki Flix
  • Suzuki Zuk
  • Toyota FT HS