5 most striking concept cars LA Auto Show
"Winged" Smart, brutal SUV from Mercedes, eco-friendly coupe from BMW and other conceptual novelties California Motor Show
In addition to the production of new products, at the Auto Show in Los Angeles presented the leading manufacturers and their conceptual development. Some of them hardly ever get to the conveyor, while others, on the contrary, will soon be put into mass production. Before you 5 most interesting concept cars auto show in Los Angeles.
On the Smart Auto Show in Los Angeles presented a "winged" concept car. Unusual novelty was called forjeremy in honor of fashion designer Jeremy Scott, co-authored with which it was created for eight months. The concept car is electric, capable to accelerate up to 125 km / h. As for the wings of new items, in addition to aesthetic and they also serve a purely utilitarian functions: they are mounted LEDs which duplicate the work of the brake light and side lights. Inside, a stylish new items also found a place a few original features such as seating forjeremy trimmed white nappa leather (leather tanning special double dressing with high plasticity), and the steering wheel resembles the helm of the aircraft. It is expected that the novelty of the design in 2013. Smart will be released in a limited edition.
Mercedes-Benz Concern brought to California next SUV. We are talking about concept car Ener-G-Force, have a truly brutal appearance. During the presentation, representatives of the company made it clear that, in their opinion, that's what an SUV should look for real men. Novelty can conquer any off-road thanks to its high ground clearance and tires with deep tread, which reduces the risk of getting stuck in the mud. Despite the menacing appearance, the concept of Ener-G-Force turned harmless to the environment. The power plant consists of an SUV and a motor unit lithium-ion batteries. Incidentally, Mercedes hopes that the range of the vehicle running can be brought up to 800 km of electric -nyneshnim owners of such do not even have dreamed of.
Lexus LF-LC and LF-CC
On the stand were presented to Lexus just two conceptual coupe: LF-LC and LF-CC. In fairness it should be noted that the concept cars have been exhibited in the recent motor show in Detroit and Sydney, and now they have brought in California. It says it can only be that in the Lexus seriously thinking about how in the future to send the coupe into production. Concept Car Lexus LF-LC is a hybrid vehicle, the total power which the motor is 500 liters. from. In addition, the coupe is equipped with all-wheel drive system. The second concept car, Lexus LF-CC, as a hybrid, although smaller capacity. It is expected that it will launch its first "in series", and in addition to the coupe version, it will also be released in the body of a convertible.
BMW i3Concept Coupe
BMW Group presented in Los Angeles, another representative of its new line of eco-friendly i. They became the three-door electric i3, which the body is made of carbon fiber. The concept is a pre-production version of the car, which should roughly stand on the conveyor in the next year. However, it is expected that the first buyers will get to the 5-door version of the city car, and only then - a modification in the coupe body. Under the hood BMW i3 is a 170-hp electric motor, and under the floor of the car - a set of lithium-ion batteries. With their help, without recharging the novelty can drive 160 km, which is the average for electric cars. Accelerate to 100 km / h BMW i3 will be able to 8 seconds. Inside, the car, in addition to the two rows of seats, there are two display, on which all the necessary data to be displayed while driving.
Hyundai Veloster C3 Roll Top Concept
The South Korean group Hyundai presented in Los Angeles concept Veloster C3 Roll Top Top opening. roof mechanism is designed in such a way that the fabric element can move both forward and backward. In the latter case even novelty may be used to transport bulky luggage such as bicycles or skis. Under the hood, the concept car located turbocharged 1, 6-liter engine, whose capacity is 201 liters. from. In these figures Hyundai Veloster C3 Roll Top can be dispersed to 100 km / h in 8 and 4 seconds. So far, no statements about whether the conceptual model put into serial production, no, but in exactly the supervision of Hyundai to how the new product will be accepted by the public.