Nissan IMs and IMQ make China debut

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Nissan IMs and IMQ make China debut  Debut at the Shanghai show are the IMs and IMQ electrified concept cars. First unveiled in January at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, the 100% electric IMs defines a new vehicle segment – the elevated sports sedan. With an extended wheelbase and the battery located under the body, the concept car is characterized by its elevated, spacious cabin. In autonomous mode, the IMs offers completely hands-free operation. In manual mode, it delivers the exciting, high-performance drive that only an electric vehicle…

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Open-top concept suggests future direction of the Lexus LC flagship coupe

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Lexus has revealed an open-top concept version of its LC flagship, describing it as an aspirational halo vehicle for the luxury lifestyle brand’s entire vehicle line-up. The new LC Convertible Concept, which receives its world premiere at the Detroit auto show, is an artful reflection of the athletic proportions of the LC coupe. Chief designer Tadao Mori said a production version of the concept would be exhilarating in many different ways. “You would see its dynamic lines as you approach, hear its engine when you started it up and feel…

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3 Concept cars we’re hoping to see in 2019

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Concept cars are futuristic-looking vehicles that are often displayed at motor shows. Some concept cars are eventually produced, others never make it past the prototype phase. The Dodge Viper, for example, was built as a concept in the 1980s and was so popular that Chrysler decided to put it into production. There are plenty of exciting concept cars out there that we’d love to see hit the road, but our top three for 2018 has to be: The Nissan Xmotion Concept This compact SUV already has the accolade of “Most…

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Yamaha Cross Hub concept is a motorbike-carrying SUV

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25 Oct, 2017 11:00am Lawrence Allan Yamaha follow up 2015 sports car concept with unusual pickup-style SUV at the Tokyo Motor Show Yamaha has once again branched out from motorcycles to showcase a new concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show. The latest vehicle, called the Cross Hub, is a combination of a pick-up and an SUV, and follows on from the 2013 Motiv and 2015 Sports Ride concepts. Very little detail was given about the Cross Hub concept at Yamaha’s show conference, but we do know that it’s targeted…

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Tesla Model 3 details leaked online

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Tesla is down selling its upcoming Model 3 with an internal comparison tool. Details of the American electric car maker’s upcoming mass-market Model 3 have leaked online with the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club forum publishing what it claims is a comparison chart for dealers to upsell customers into a larger, far more expensive Model S. The leaked chart shows the Model 3 has a battery range of more than 346km and of a 0-60 miles per hour (0-97km/h) time of 5.6 seconds, which stacks up to previously released information. Tesla has made…

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