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The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AutoReportNG: 2:37pm On Dec 07
2017 will be gone in a couple of days and it is necessary we look back to check on the happenings of the year, we check the high and low part of the year, what innovation has wowed us and what needs to be amended. International motor trade fairs, historic Concours, and private press shows have all witnessed the debuts of many unique, first-of-a-kind concept cars in 2017. These vehicles, often fully autonomous, sometimes quirky but almost always highly beautiful in their own right, typically unveil a brand’s new design direction and advancements in technology. however, this year, the automotive world saw a slight shift as the conceptual trend moved from forecasting futuristic visions of self-driving to issues much closer to hand. these include topics such as electric driving, retro-infused styling, and put simply new and wonderful looking sports cars.

1 – Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Concept



Revealed at the 2017 Concours d’elegance at Pebble Beach, California, the Mercedes-Maybach ‘6 cabriolets’ concept follows on from the sensational coupé shown in 2016 and showcases luxury in an open top form. the two-seater pays homage to the glorious age of aero coupés and consciously carries this tradition forward into the future. the convertible reinterprets classic, emotional design principles, in a styling that blends smooth surfaces with defined yet sculpted lines. Measuring almost six meters, the electric automobile has an output of 550 kW (750 hp) with a shallow, underfloor battery that allows a range of over 500 kilometres.

2 – BMW concept 8 series



On the occasion of the Concorso d’Eleganza villa d’este 2017, BMW debuted the world premiere of the ‘concept 8′ series, and with it, introduced a completely new design language for the brand. With a sweeping sculptural form, the concept car exudes a more sophisticated and luxurious style, yet still delivers a strikingly dynamic character. From the reinterpreted ‘kidney’ grille to the precise lines that flow along the flanks, The automobile is unlike any BMW seen before and will top the brand’s model line.

3a – Honda sports EV concept



Honda unveiled the ‘sports EV’ concept at the 2017 Tokyo motor show, a striking electric sports car with zero emissions. The vehicle is the second model to be previewed on the firm’s dedicated electric car platform, after the ‘urban EV‘ city car from the Frankfurt motor show 2017. The ‘sports EV’ concept references the long bonnet of the ‘S2000’, with proportions of a front-engined, rear-wheel drive electric sports car. It would join the NSX and civic ‘type R’ as one of the Japanese–automaker’s performance vehicles.

3b – Honda urban EV concept



The 2017 Frankfurt motor show, the Honda ‘urban EV’ concept was revealed, leading a completely new platform for the Japanese automaker. The all-electric vehicle highlights their direction to deliver the technology and design that will appear on future battery-run production models of Honda. The concept showcases a simple yet sophisticated design, where its low and wide proportions give it a muscular stance, whilst with an edge of sportiness. At its front, multilingual messages can be displayed between the headlights, including greetings, advice for other drivers on the road, or charging status updates.

4 – INFINITI Prototype 9



Nissan and INFINITI unveiled a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro-roadster prototype at the 2017 pebble beach Concours d’elegance. the car, dubbed ‘prototype 9’, is a celebration of the Hong Kong-automaker’s ingenuity, artistry and craftsmanship. furthermore, it represents a reimagining of a 1940’s race car with time-honoured production techniques, such as a team of ‘Takumi’ hand-beating panels, to realize its retro design.


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http://www.autoreportng.com/2017/12/these-are-top-10-concept-cars-of-2017.html

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AutoReportNG: 2:39pm On Dec 07
5 – AUDI Aicon Concept



At the 2017 edition of IAA, better known as the Frankfurt motor show, AUDI unveiled its ‘aicon’ concept car — an all-electric luxury vehicle that can travel up to 800 kilometres (500 miles) on a single charge. according to its designers, the autonomous sedan, which features four doors, but no steering wheel or pedals, combines innovations relating to the drivetrain, suspension, digitalization, and sustainability. Rather than a robotic taxi, designed for purely functional purposes, the car seeks to merge the advantages of door-to-door transportation with the ambience of a first-class airline cabin.

6 – Renault SYMBIOZ



Following the notion that the car has become a home away from home, at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, Renault takes this concept a step further as it showcases not only a car but also domestic interior. By being fully autonomous and electric, the ‘SYMBIOZ’ proposes a change in the way humans interact with their vehicles. This is through maximizing the comforts within the car and allowing it to function as an additional, livable space.

7 – Mazda Vision Coupe



Revealed at the 2017 Tokyo motor show, the Mazda ‘Vision Coupe’ concept expresses a minimalist Japanese aesthetic. Its highlights include a ‘kodo – soul of motion’ exterior that embodies an aesthetic of a simple ‘one-motion’ form, which conveys a sense of speed. the interior applies the concept of ma (literally ‘space’) from traditional Japanese architecture, combining three-dimensional depth with a strong longitudinal axis to produce a relaxed space while maintaining the feeling of motion. The vehicle’s name pays homage to the manufacturer’s tradition of design elegance represented by coupé models like the ‘R360’, Mazda's first passenger car, and the ‘luce rotary’, also known as the ‘R130’.

8 – Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ



Shown at NAIAS 2017 in Detroit, USA, the Volkswagen ‘I.D. BUZZ’ concept is a self-driving campervan that exemplifies the brand’s new era of electric mobility. The multifunctional vehicle combines nostalgic design cues, such as pure form, honest character and authentic emotionality with innovative technology. With a light press on the VW logo, the electrically retractable steering wheel disappears into the cockpit. Laser scanners, ultrasonic, radar sensors and cameras monitor other road users and the surroundings, whilst the driver relaxes. due to the popularity of the concept, Volkswagen announced in late 2017 that the ‘I.D. BUZZ’ will go into production, initially scheduled for a 2022 market date.


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http://www.autoreportng.com/2017/12/these-are-top-10-concept-cars-of-2017.html

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AutoReportNG: 2:41pm On Dec 07
9 – MINI Electric Concept



Again, at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show, MINI showcased its latest EV with the simply named ‘Electric Concept’. the vehicle itself embodies a whole new dimension of the brand’s characteristic go-kart feeling, whilst combining it with locally emission-free mobility. The powerful drive of the car draws its energy from a lithium-ion battery, ensuring maximum range and typical MINI agility with emission-free mobility. Significantly, since the electric motor does not require cooling air, the hexagonal front grille is closed in order to enhance its aerodynamic properties. This, as well as the fibreglass attachment that reduces drag, are finished in a reflective silver and interchangeable yellow, which is reminiscent of the MINI E presented in 2008.

10 – Toyota TJ cruiser



As a new crossover genre vehicle, the Toyota ‘TJ cruiser’ cruiser debuted at the 45th Tokyo motor show 2017. The vehicle represents the harmonious balance between the roominess of a cargo van and the powerful design of an SUV. Designed for drivers with lifestyles where work and play intertwine constantly and almost seamlessly, the name’s ‘T’ stands for ‘Toolbox’, alluding to how it can be used like one, whilst the ‘J’ stands for ‘Joy’ in reference to experiencing new places by car. Inside, the passenger seats can be reclined completely flat, allowing the automobile to accommodate extra large items, such as 3 meter long surfboards and bikes.


Source:
http://www.autoreportng.com/2017/12/these-are-top-10-concept-cars-of-2017.html

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AutoReportNG: 2:42pm On Dec 07
I am in love with Mercedes Maybach... Sleek


@Lalasticlala

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by lofty900(m): 2:49pm On Dec 07
audi and mazda are the best. abeg remove volkswagen from the list abeg. we no need danfo for here grin

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AutoReportNG: 2:53pm On Dec 07
lofty900:
audi and mazda are the best. abeg remove volkswagen from the list abeg. we no need danfo for here grin

Do you think you missing out something? Mercedes Maybach nko?

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by lofty900(m): 3:09pm On Dec 07
AutoReportNG:


Do you think you missing out something? Mercedes Maybach nko?
even the bmw is better than the mercedes

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by campuspeep: 4:48pm On Dec 07
lipsrsealed
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by NwaAmaikpe: 4:48pm On Dec 07
shocked



And my upcoming artiste friend who failed the
Nigerian Airforce exams still hasn't gotten this.

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by olawamide042(m): 4:49pm On Dec 07
I love that of Mazda
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by Ruggedfitness: 4:50pm On Dec 07
At the 2017 edition of IAA, better known as the Frankfurt motor show, AUDI unveiled its ‘aicon’ concept car — an all-electric luxury vehicle that can travel up to 800 kilometres (500 miles) on a single charge.

I would love to rid this beast
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by odofinerujeje(m): 4:51pm On Dec 07
After Benz na BENZ

Benz or nothing

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by seunny4lif(m): 4:51pm On Dec 07
Where is the lastest Keke marawa grin grin grin grin
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by BruncleZuma: 4:51pm On Dec 07
grin grin grin grin

If the guys at Faraday weren't clowning to themselves their concept FF-91 would have been hot cakes by now.

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by PiccoloBrunelli(m): 4:52pm On Dec 07
Gimme Mercedes Benz C300 2008 model first lemme use and see front.

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by RRWraith(m): 4:52pm On Dec 07
This list is incomplete without the Rolls Royce concept
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by RichThug(m): 4:53pm On Dec 07
if you nor get money, no try open this thread grin grin grin
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by etibaba(m): 4:53pm On Dec 07
God punish poverty.

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by allstarcomic(m): 4:54pm On Dec 07
If you no dey waya waya no come check These cars ohh.



You might just develop hypertension.
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by Mike008(m): 4:54pm On Dec 07
Mehn! Evolution
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by lovelylad(m): 4:54pm On Dec 07
Just dash me one and am a billionaire for life grin

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by ibnzubair(m): 4:56pm On Dec 07
Amazing cars
Especially the Mercedes, Audi and the BMW


Something with some people... Who haven't even experienced Mercedes Benz but keep campaigning "BENZ or nothing?"
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by Pidginwhisper: 4:57pm On Dec 07
I need person yarn me better.. if one rich guy decide to buy one of these, shey dem no go sell? wink
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by Dearlord(m): 5:00pm On Dec 07
OP. Na which one u get among them?

Abeg, keep this ya longer throat from the reach of this Machine because it can get u into a minning parade.
Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by dust88: 5:04pm On Dec 07
This one will work in Nigerian in the year 2098

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by AceRoyal: 5:05pm On Dec 07
This gives me goose bumps tongue

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by lovelylad(m): 5:05pm On Dec 07
Hope they can travel through time sha undecided undecided

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by kuldude29(m): 5:05pm On Dec 07
hw I got into this country is still a mystery to me

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by boookworm: 5:08pm On Dec 07
Don't let this post distract u from the fact that Ronaldo will win his 5th Balon D'Or tonight in Paris, after Messi blew a 5-2 lead. Now it's 5-5

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by oshe111(m): 5:12pm On Dec 07
Cheapest pregnancy test!!!!!! Insert biscuit in your private part, If it get eaten.........then there is a Baby theregrin

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Re: The Top 10 Concept Cars Of 2017 (Photos) by ChemicalMallam(m): 5:17pm On Dec 07
cars

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