The 2012 New York Auto Show has hosted 10 concept cars which were previously unveiled during several other automotive events throughout the globe.
The Toyota NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid was presented in New York and the model will hit the global market by 2015. According to the manufacturer, the NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid is coming with the next-gen of Hybrid Synergy Drive plug-in system which is improving the vehicle’s fuel economy, while offering a better acceleration and a longer all-electric range.
The Lexus LF-Lc Concept isn’t what you can call “new” but even so the model’s design is staggering. The LF-Lc is a 2+2 Sport Coupe Hybrid with a glass roof, a curved console for the remote touch screen device which is operating several controls.
The Land Rover DC100 Sport concept is underpinning the next generation of the Defender which will hit the market in 2015. The model is coming with the next generation of the company’s Terrain Response system which will optimize the vehicle for many conditions without the driver pre-selection.
The Chevrolet Tru 140S concept is powered by a 1.4 liter Ecotec turbocharged DOHC engine which is fitted with a start-stop system. The model has front-wheel drive and it shows the company’s vision of the future.
The Chevrolet Code 130R has shared the same space with the model mentioned above and the concept is coming with the stop/start technology, regenerative energy braking system and it’s able to balance the turbocharged performance with fuel economy.
The Lincoln MKZ Concept is coming with some interesting features in its cabin like the liquid crystal instrumentation, push-button transmission gear selection and a panoramic glass roof which is running from the windshield to the top of the backlight.
The Acura NSX Concept is equipped with a mid-mounted VTEC V6 engine with direct injection, a built-in electric motor, a dual clutch transmission and many more other interesting features.
The Kia GT four-door sports sedan concept is providing easy access for the four passengers thanks to its “weird” door opening. The model has a 3.3 liter V6 engine which is good of 395 horsepower, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Cadillac Ciel Concept is powered by a 3.6 liter direct injection V6 engine, mated to a hybrid system which is using the lithium-ion technology. The model is a four-seater grand touring drop-top.
The Volkswagen E-Bugster concept is a two-seater convertible which is coming with an 114 HP electric motor which is enabling the model to go more than 100 miles between charges.