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Friday, February 8, 2013

The Latest Concept Car at the 2013 NAIAS Event

Become such as the habit where is the world's automotive manufacturers introduce the latest design and technology that they produced on the largest Americas exhibition called the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

On 2013 NAIAS event, the concept car which appeared even more futuristic character compared to similar exhibition last year in the city of Detroit, the United States. Not only, the host (the U.S. automobile manufacturers) such as General Motors or Ford, Chrysler, as well as Japanese manufacturers (Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Acura, Nissan, and Infiniti), Germany and the UK and of course Korean (Hyundai and KIA).

So much the latest concept car presented there, the following are five cars considered to represent the ambition of each of the world's car manufacturers to produce cars that are safe, comfortable, and technologically advanced.

1. Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis
Hyundai introduces HCD-14 Genesis as reference of the next generation model at the NAIAS 2013. "We infuse premium sport sedan 4-door on lower coupe, aerodynamic with pulling dramatic body lines," said Christopher Chapman, Chief Designer of Hyundai Design North America.

On car's interior, thick with the impression of "busy" with many prominent indentation on the dashboard. Primarily on the panel meter in front of the driver and passengers. Coupled center console with multilevel models. There are no control buttons on the dashboard and steering wheel. Leaving only the buttons on the center console with a diverse menu that can be seen through the monitor in the dashboard.
Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis concept. (Picture from: http://www.caranddriver.com/)
Dashboard view of Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis concept. (Picture from: http://www.caranddriver.com/)
This car uses Tau V-8 engine with capacity of 5.0 liters, direct injection system and dual variable valve (D-CVVT). Power is routed to the rear wheels through 8 speed automatic transmission with shift paddle.

2. Toyota Corolla Furia
Toyota Corolla Furia concept new generation Corolla is claimed as the North American version. In fact, to ensure that the Toyota added the word "Corolla" in the wall that surrounds this concept car.

The exterior Furia Concept car combines the dramatic design with modern elements that have the advanced technology to produce vehicles that could be fascinate many people.
Toyota Corolla Furia concept. (Picture from: http://www.caranddriver.com/)
This concept car comes with a rounded design, even at first glance it looks similar to the latest generation of the Honda Civic. Exterior design theme called Iconic Dynamism using special elements to create the appearance of the car a confident, assertive, and easily recognizable because of its interesting. At the front of the line Furia seemed aggressive hood design that resembles the curve.

3. Volkswagen CrossBlue
Volkswagen spawned opponent for Jeep Grand Cherokee. The car was named VW Cross Blue. In draft form right now, CrossBlue has a 6 seater, but VW promises when produced later this car will be a 7 seater car.

While billed as a future orientated concept, Volkswagen officials openly acknowledge the four-wheel drive CrossBlue is a foretaste of an all-new model conceived for sale in North America and set to slot into its line-up between the Tiguan, a car considered too small for US car buyer liking, and the Touareg, a car considered too expensive to successfully compete against more affordable competition.
Volkswagen CrossBlue concept. (Picture from: http://www.caranddriver.com/)
Interior view of Volkswagen CrossBlue concept. (Picture from: http://www.caranddriver.com/)
At the heart of these cars are plug-in hybrid system that combines two electric motors with a diesel engine. When the battery is fully charged, the vehicle has a combined fuel consumption rating up to 37.8 km/liter.

4. Ford Atlas
Ford introduced a concept car called the Ford pickup his Atlas. In addition to look tough with a bulky body shape, Ford Atlas also impressive more modern with futuristic LED headlamps that provide better illumination and energy efficient than most conventional halogen or HID lamps. Grill, bumper and mirror has a chrome lining adding the luxurious impression.
Ford Atlas concept. (Picture from: http://www.autoblog.com/)
Interior view of Ford Atlas concept. (Picture from: http://www.autoweek.com/)
Under the hood there EcoBoost engine that is claimed to save fuel by up to 20 percent and can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 15 percent to make value-added as environmentally friendly cars. On this car also installed the 3600 camera system as a utility to increase the driver visibility to maneuver in narrow spaces, such as parking areas.

5. BMW 4 Series
BMW 4 Series Coupe later has a longer wheelbase than the 3 Series Coupe. And its driving force BMW 4 Series Coupe uses a 2.0-liter twin turbo engine with power to 240 hp. In addition, there is also a BMW 435i petrol engine that uses twin turbo inline 6 cylinder.

Highest variant will also be no BMW M4 will also use 6-cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo power up to 450 hp.
2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe. (Picture from: http://www.autoguide.com/)
Interior view of 2014 BMW 4 Series concept. (Picture from: http://hypebeast.com/)
BMW 4 Series Coupe is itself brings the various elements of a sedan. From the outside alone portrays an elegant sportiness. However, at the time of entry into the cabin, the atmosphere of contemporary luxury to the main treat derived from individual BMW technology. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARANDDRIVER | OVI | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 31012013]
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