10 concept cars Geneva Motor Show
The first SUV from Bentley, the reincarnation of the legendary models from Alfa Romeo, the car-transformer from Magna Steyr and other concepts with the Geneva 2012 stands
In addition to new products production models, which can be put into production in the very near future, automakers brought to the Geneva Motor Show and its concepts. "Cars of the future" as they are often called, sometimes gather in a single copy and rarely reach the assembly line, but does not become less interesting from this their premiere.
The South Korean carmaker Hyundai has brought to the Geneva salon a concept i-oniq. The novelty is designed primarily to show the design of the future developments of the company, as well as to introduce visitors of the exhibition with the latest technological developments of the brand. The manufacturer dubbed i-oniq hatchback, but because of the futuristic design with elongated, and most importantly - opens up doors, sloping roof and narrow side windows novelty can take and coupe. Incidentally, the shape of i-oniq created Hyundai's European center in Germany. Novelty is equipped with an electric motor capacity of 109 liters. p., which is powered by lithium-ion batteries, as well as 1-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine. In the electric mode Hyundai i-oniq can travel without recharging to 120 km, and is paired with the internal combustion engine to increase the power reserve up to 700 km. By the way, the novelty has turned out and very eco-friendly: release of carbon dioxide does not exceed 45 g / km. Inside the four-seater is not less attractive than the outside. So, on the center console there is no analog button, and instead of them - touch control panel.
The Japanese concern Infinity presented in Geneva concept hybrid sports car called the Emerg-E. According to the company, the new product "allows a glimpse into the future of the brand." Despite the Japanese "citizenship" concept Emerg-E is the first car brand Infinity, developed in Europe. It was created by the designers worked from the European Nissan design department, located in Paddington. New with smooth lines of the body, a panoramic glass roof and grille in the form of a "double arch" get visual appeal, as well as environmentally friendly. To reach the last possible thanks to two electric motors, which work in tandem with 1, 2-liter gasoline engine. Together they are able to develop the capacity to 402 liters. from. and accelerating to 96 km / h for 4 seconds, and to 209 km / h - 30 seconds. On some motors, the car can travel without recharging up to 48 km, and if you plan to travel a long distance, the work turns on the internal combustion engine. Charge the lithium-ion batteries Infinity Emerg-E can be even simple household outlet; however, it will take 6-10 hours depending on the current.
Magna Steyr Mila Coupe
The Austrian company Magna Steyr demonstrates the stands at the Geneva concept convertible "3 in 1". Mila Coupe, namely, the name given to the new product is able to turn from a two-door crossover convertible pickup or SUV. A distinctive feature of the concept is a soft folding roof with built-in glass panels, which at the touch of a button, you can move forward or backward. Thus, with the folded top Mila Coupe will be a crossover to four passengers. With a shifted forward roof concept turns into a pickup. Incidentally, in the Magna Steyr thought out system and transformation of the cabin so that the rear row of seats will be a partition between the passenger compartment and cargo truck. The last option, namely pulled back roof, will allow the concept to become a coupe. Mila Coupe received a two-tone color, which gives the car a sporty mood. Concept "3 in 1" is unlikely to be put into production, but, as stated by representatives of Magna Steyr, a prototype was primarily developed in order to show the capabilities of the company in the field of engineering and design.
The Italian car company Bertone has decided to celebrate its 100-year anniversary of the premiere of Nuccio Concept. Name two-tone novelties presented at the Geneva Motor Show, was not chosen by chance. She was named after the son of the founder of the design house of Giuseppe Nuccio Bertone that stretch was the head of the company for almost half a century. The heyday of the studio became the 70s, in the style that was developed a prototype two-seater sports car in the guise of which the recognizable features of the model of those years Lancia Stratos Zero. But as new items of technical equipment, it turned out to be the most modern. Nuccio located under the hood 4-liter capacity of 480 liters. a .. With such characteristics the novelty motor can accelerate to 100 km / h in just a few seconds, however, the exact numbers manufacturer has not yet named. It is already known that after the Geneva premiere Nuccio go to the April Auto Show in Beijing, and then for a few months will move to the Turin National Automobile Museum as an exhibit.
Another Italian studio celebrates at the Geneva Motor Show its anniversary premiere of the concept car. This is a company Pininfarina, which has become a model of innovation Cambiano. It got its name in honor of the town Cambiano, where the headquarters of Pininfarina. Novelty is a non-standard coupe, equipped with not two but three doors, one of which is located on the driver's side, while the other two - the passenger. Incidentally, this solution was applied to the Lancia Florida II models released in the studio Pininfarina in 1957. Also draws attention to coupé and a fully glass roof. The novelty will be equipped with four electric motors capacity of 90 liters. from. each as well as a diesel engine. The total stock of progress coupe will be 800 km, and 205 of them will be able to drive the car in pure electric. carbon dioxide emissions is small - 45 g / km. The maximum speed that can develop Pininfarina Cambiano, will be equal to 250 km / h and up to a hundred it will be dispersed for 4, 2 seconds. trim is made of genuine leather and wood dash news useyut multiple displays.
Ssang Yong XIV-2
The South Korean automaker Ssang Yong introduced at the Geneva Motor Show concept is not just a crossover, but the crossover-coupe. We are talking about a model called the XIV-2. Unlike its predecessor, which was last year's concept XIV-1, this year, the novelty is equipped with a folding fabric roof, which can tilt the touch of a button. Novelty has a very predatory contours of the body with large air inlets of the front bumper and the narrow head of lighting lamps. As for technical characteristics of the equip Ssang Yong XIV-2 is planned as gasoline and diesel engine with a displacement of 1, 6 liters each of which corresponds to the Euro 6 environmental standards. By the way, both motors will be aggregated with mechanical or automatic gearbox. Inside, new items will establish four independent seats, and give management systems team will be the central console. It is not clear whether the South Korean novelty to reach the conveyor. But it will definitely be a precursor to a future compact crossover of the lower price range of the brand. This has already said the chief engineer of Ssang Yong Ja Wang Li.
Bentley EXP 9 the F
The British manufacturer of luxury cars Bentley introduced the concept in Geneva, its first ever SUV. So far, the model has received the name of EXP 9 elaborate the F, but most likely, it will change if the machine comes to serial production. By the way, the fate of the new items will be decided after studying the reaction of the public and journalists who visited the Geneva Motor Show. Simple and clear lines of the body, as well as massive chrome grille design distinguish the Bentley, but the overall profile of the car remotely, but still resembles the Range Rover Sport. Under the hood AWD EXP 9 F plan to place the 12-cylinder engine with two turbines, which develops power 600 l. a .. New from Bentley promises to be the most luxurious. Interior handmade, panoramic roof, a sliding bar, built-in back sofa, the combination of sensor and analog controls, and even doormats, silk on one side and leather on the other. If the Bentley EXP 9 F will be put into production, it can become a serious competitor SUV from Porsche and Land Rover, which are now leaders in this segment of the automotive market.
While the novelty automaker Nissan, according to his representatives, must first and foremost demonstrate design trends, many have already dubbed the Hi-Cross prototype next-generation X-Trail. If these assumptions are correct, then the new production version of the model has gained popularity may appear as early as next year. The length and width of the model Hi-Cross totaled 4660 mm and 1850 mm. Thus, the concept car was more compact than the present X-Trail. However, the vehicle is designed to carry seven passengers, for which three rows of seats are provided. As for the appearance of new items, the eye first catch a panoramic glass roof and V-shaped radiator grille. Nissan Hi-Cross received hybrid propulsion system consisting of an electric motor and a 2-liter gasoline engine, and as the transmission proposed stepless variator. Interior Interior formed new items futuristic, and the main emphasis on the LCD touch screen in the center console and dashboard.
Volkswagen Cross Coupe
German carmaker Volkswagen has presented in Geneva Concept crossover Cross Coupe. It should be noted that the model of the same name does not appear before the public for the first time. Past modification of the concept car was presented at the end of 2011 at the Tokyo Motor Show. Now the revised pattern of gray repainted in red color, brought to Geneva. The manufacturer has already christened the Cross Coupe Crossover most efficient in the world. The fact that the novelty has received economical hybrid propulsion system consisting of a turbo diesel engine and two electric motors. Together they are able to develop a 306 liter capacity. p., which is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 5, 6 seconds. In the combined cycle fuel consumption will not exceed 1, 8 liters per 100 km, and the exhaust of carbon dioxide be 46 g / km. The maximum dispersed on Cross Coupe can be up to 220 km / h. As for the movement in the one electric, the electric motor battery charge is enough for 45 kilometers at a maximum speed of 120 km / h. Even if the Cross Coupe will be launched in the series, its technical development will be used in subsequent crossover of the German mark.
Alfa Romeo Disco Volante 2012
Alfa Romeo Disco Volante - legendary car from the Italian group, which was issued for two years in the 50-ies of XX century. Then he was able to gain popularity due to its rounded forms that make the car even dubbed the "flying saucer". On the sixtieth sports car company Alfa Romeo has created its new modern version, which was called Disco Volante 2012Concept. Under the hood accommodate new items 4, 7-liter capacity of 450 liters. from. a six-speed semi-automatic gearbox. Thanks to him, the car can accelerate to a maximum of 300 km / h. Collect Disco Volante 2012 are made of aluminum and carbon fiber, which will significantly reduce the weight of new items. By the way, most of the sports car of the assembly process will be carried out manually. In the 50s the production line went off a few copies of the Disco Volante, which is why it still is a big collector's rarity. As for its successor, the representatives of the Alfa Romeo group have already announced that they are going to start serial production of new items. However, it is clear in advance that the number of cars produced will also be very limited.